LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity basketball team staged a second half comeback to take down South Hunterdon High School on Tuesday 55-49 in the first regular season meeting between the two teams. Spotswood's victory was the team's fourth in a row after suffering through a string of loses. The Eagles were up 28-21 at the half, but the Chargers sparked a second half rally and outscored South Hunterdon 28-22 to earn the win.
Drew Zalescik was the game's top scorer. Zalescik dropped 22 points for the Eagles. Spotswood had three players net double digits in the victory. George Guyette was Spotswood's high scorer with 14 points. Jack Welsh scored 13 and Andrew Bishara put up 11. Kyle Davey added seven and James Clarke and Casey Cumiskey both chipped in five.
The victory moves Spotswood's overall record to 9-10. Spotswood travels to South Amboy High School on Thursday to take on the Guvs. The Chargers have won the last three matchups. The two teams have not met on the court since 2017. South Amboy has an overall record of 3-11 this season. Tip off is at 5:30 p.m.