Junior southpaw Kyle Nepton tossed a four-hitter and extinguished a threat in the top of the seventh to steer top-seeded Middlesex past second-seeded Metuchen, 3-2, for the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 1 title
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Tyler Dymond had a two-run double to tie the game in the sixth and then a walkoff single in the seventh to lead Middlesex to a 5-4 victory over Emerson Boro in the NJSIAA Group 1 state championship.
Working both ends of the floor in their own unique way, seniors Diamond Tucker and Janee'a Summers powered unbeaten Bound Brook to a 65-33 victory over Middlesex in a rematch of last year's Central Jersey, Group 1 final
Scrapping its signature man to man for a 2-3 zone, St. Rose found the defensive formula necessary to topple previously-unbeaten East Orange, 49-24.
Favorite, contenders, sleepers, players to watch and sectional champion predictions for Group 1
Toms River North defeats Middletown South 41-21 in football
Junior Olivia Nilsen buried six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as Bound Brook pulled away for a 67-52 victory over neighboring Middlesex before a standing-room-only crowd for its first sectional title
Senior Chris Nedilsky elevated his pitching performance with runners on base, including a precarious top of the seventh, to drive Emerson Boro past Middlesex, 3-1, in the NJSIAA Group 1 state final
No. 15 St. Peter's Prep hands Bridgewater-Raritan its first loss; Middlesex, Bernards remain unbeaten
Quick look at matchups, times, sites and players to watch for the NJSIAA state finals in Toms River