Jay Jackson scored 38 points and Ethan Pires added 13 points to pace Pennington to a 67-56 win over Morristown-Beard in the first round of the NJISAA Prep B basketball tournament on Sunday, February 9 in Pennington.
Pennington used a 27-4 first quarter run to take control of the game. The Red Raiders move into the Prep B semi-final game which is set for 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 16 at Doane Academy in Burlington, NJ.
Pennington and Doane Academy recently played a regular season game in Pennington that went to overtime. Doane eked out a close win and no doubt the semi-final will be an exciting contest.