Mountaineer Boys' and Girls' Hoops Teams Fall in County Tournament


BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The boys' and girls' basketball teams from Bernards High each lost in the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday.

The Bernards boys, seeded sixth, dropped a 53-42 decision to Hillsborough. Owen Loughlin scored 25 points for the Mountaineers (16-5).

The Bernards girls, seeded 12th, fell on the road to fifth-seeded Gill-St. Bernard's, 60-33, despite 10 points from Jenna Whelan. The girls basketball team is 16-6.

Both Bernards basketball teams will be competing in the Group 2 state tournament that begins Feb. 27.

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