SUMMIT, NJ - TAPinto Summit presents a quick look at the 2019-20 Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team, with comments from Hilltopper Head Coach Tim Simo.

Projected Starting 5

Eric Baier, Joe Lusardi, Will Hellings, Charlie Lord, and Jackson Rind.

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Players Poised for Breakout Season:

All of the above... along with Jalen Russell, Connor Demm.

Team Strengths:

Team Chemistry, this group enjoys playing together.  Senior led group, but still young on the Varsity Level Experience.  Passionate group that really cares and wants to win!

Three Things We Need to Do to Be Successful:

1. Value the basketball and make good decisions.

2. Work really hard on the defensive side.

3. Continue to get better every day at practice and then in games.

Season Goals:

Win Pete Tierney Holiday Tournament, Conference Championship, State Championship!  Let's Goooooooooo Hilltop!

2019 Team Roster

1 - Rhett Grieco, sophomore
4 - Charles Lord, senior
5 - Jack Mencke, senior
10 - Matty Goldblatt, senior
11 - Chrishaun Green, senior
12 - Robbie Holmes, junior
13 - Eric Baier, senior (C)
14 - Connor Demm, senior
15 - Joe Lusardi, senior (C)
20 - Jeff Greenstein, junior
22 - Will Hellings, senior (C)
30 - Charlie Schaffer, sophomore
34 - Jalen Russell, senior
35 - Jackson Rind, senior (C)

First Five Games

December 19 v. Westfield at Union High School - 7 p.m,.

December 21 @ West Essex - 1 p.m.

December 27 v. Morristown - 6:45 p.m. - Pete Tierney Holiday Tournament

December 28 v. TBD at Summit High School - Pete Tierney Holiday Tournament

January 3 @ Oratory Prep - 7 p.m.