Basketball – Plays of the Week: Postseason Edition
The NJSIAA Tournament of Champions is slated to tip this week and there are sure to be a few more memorable moments in the 2016-17 high school basketball season. While the Manasquan and Red Bank Catholic girls prepare to challenge for state supremacy over the next week, let's take a look back into the not-so-distant past and relive some of the best moments from this postseason - the Shore Conference and NJSIAA Tournaments.
Watch all 18 highlights and vote for your favorite. Voting runs until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. and the top 10 plays will run on Shore Sports Network on Thursday morning.
Shore Conference Tournament
Manasquan senior Stella Clark hits Faith Masonius with a behind-the-back pass in a quarterfinal win over Middletown South.
Ranney sophomore Scottie Lewis stuffs a one-handed slam in traffic in quarterfinal win over Middletown North.
Ranney sophomore Bryan Antoine scores his 1,000th point vs. Middletown North.
Bryan Antoine crossover and one-handed slam in win over Middletown North.
Bryan Antoine with the crossover and the nasty throwdown. pic.twitter.com/xG8Ou7arrm
— Scott Stump (@Scott_Stump) February 19, 2017
Toms River North senior Darrion Carrington with a steal and dunk in semifinal loss vs. Mater Dei. Marlboro senior Dan Weiss hits the go-ahead three with 35 seconds left in a semifinal win over Ranney. Mater Dei senior Elijah Mitchell hits a step-back two to beat the third-quarter buzzer in the SCT final vs. Marlboro. Manasquan senior Devin Jensen scores his 1,000th point in a CJ II first-round win over Robbinsville.
Manasquan's Devin Jensen drops in a layup in the 3rd Q to give him 1,001 career points. He then added a 3 and now has 21 for the game. pic.twitter.com/5XfLmNZrom — Scott Stump (@Scott_Stump) February 28, 2017
Rumson senior Tyler Pierson hits a game-tying three in the final minute to send CJ II semifinal vs. Manasquan to overtime.
Cherokee senior Isabella Therien goes coast-to-coast and beats the buzzer to give Cherokee a 37-35 win over Toms River North in the South Jersey Group IV final.
Manchester senior Dejah Adams hits a game-winning three with five seconds left and Manchester wins its first ever sectional title.
Dara Mabrey hits two free throws with 0.2 seconds left and Manasquan wins a 67-66 thriller vs. Rumson in the Central Jersey Group II final.
— Brian Deakyne (@BrianDeakyne) March 7, 2017
Hunterdon Central junior Anthony McDowell hits the game-winning three with six seconds left and Hunterdon Central beats Freehold Township to win its first sectional title.
Toms River North junior Holden Petrick hits a leaner with two seconds left in overtime to send South Jersey Group IV final vs. Shawnee to double OT.
Petrick ties it with 2.1 left! pic.twitter.com/Vnacydlkgw
— Bob Badders (@Bob_Badders) March 8, 2017
Tyler Pierson dunk caps Rumson's win over A.L. Johnson for the program's first sectional title in 44 years.
You've seen the plays. Now pick the best one.