When it comes to high school basketball in New Jersey the Pine Belt Arena is truly the state capital, and that will become evident over the next week. In addition to being the home court for the Toms River North Mariners the PBA recently hosted the quarterfinals and semifinals of the Shore Conference Tournament and is the longtime site of the WOBM Christmas Classic.

NJSIAA playoff action heats up this weekend when eight state championship games, including all six girls finals and both Non-Public boys games.  All is quiet on Monday and then from Tuesday-Friday there will be doubleheaders each night in the prestigious Tournament of Champions.

NJSIAA play ends in Toms River on Friday, March 17 but the Pine Belt Arena will host the Shore Basketball Coaches Association Senior All Star games on Thursday, March 23. The Shore Sports Network partners with the coaches association on the games, which feature the shore’s top senior boys and girls players in their final games representing their high schools.

Here is the schedule: