SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Matt Tracey had the best game of his career on Wednesday night, pumping in 32 points to ignite the Union Catholic boys basketball team to a 76-53 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan..
Tracey, a senior forward, was virtually unstoppable, hitting shots from all over the floor and crashing the boards with eight rebounds to help the Vikings win its third straight game to improve to 14-10 on the season.
All of Tracey's career-high 32 points came from the field as he made 15 field goals, including two from three-point range.
With UC leading by 10 points at halftime, Tracey completely took over the game in the third quarter by firing in 14 points when the Vikings outscored Bridgewater-Raritan, 23-12, to open a 59-38 lead.
Junior guard Elijah Barlow had another strong game for UC with 13 points, five rebounds, five assists, and two steals.Terrell Henderson added seven points and six rebounds, Matt Rodriguez scored seven points, and Bradley Young contributed five points, seven rebounds, and three assists for the Vikings.
The Vikings will be back in action on Saturday at Morris Catholic.
Union Catholic (1600 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains) prepares a diverse student body to fulfill their college and career goals by cultivating the students' achievement of academic standards of excellence within a value-centered environment, strong in its commitment to our core values (respect, responsibility, honesty, compassion, and community), and to the establishment of a community of faith and love in the Catholic tradition. For more information, call (908) 889-1600 or visit www.unioncatholic.org.