WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys basketball team rolled over Morris Catholic on senior night, 76-47, raising their record to 17-1 on the season. ( Intro Video here)
Senior Michael Bressler led the team with 24 points. Chad Martini and Pat Stefurak each added 14 points, Trevor Bokach netted 12 points, and Jack Dwyer chipped in 9 for the Warriors.
“Happy to get the W for the seniors and teacher appreciation night,” said WHRHS head coach Justin Salton. “We will miss our 6 seniors tremendously and wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”
Morris Catholic led 32-27 at halftime, but Watchung Hills had a 30-5 run to pull away. Marco Gordils led Morris Catholic with 19 points.
This Senior group will go down as one of the most successful in school history.
Prior to the game, the seniors, their parents and their teachers of the year were recognized.
First, statisticians Amanda Aschoff, Emily Hold, and Margo Stefurak.( see video here)
And then players:
Michael Bressler with his Teacher of the Year Greg Krueger;
Jack Dwyer with his Teacher of the Year Michael Kutch;
Reecie Kirchofer with his Teacher of the Year Michelle Truskowski;
Aaron Marmolejos with his Teacher of the Year Chris Gibson;
Pat Stefurak with his Teacher of the Year Courtney Griffith; and
Alex Strehle with his Teacher of the Year Tim Harabin.
The Warriors next play Hillsborough at home on Tuesday.