Girls Basketball: NJSIAA Scoreboard (March 4)
NJSIAA STATE TOURNAMENT
Monday, March 4
3-Westampton Tech 55, 1-Colts Neck 44
Nisea Burrell pumped in 19 points and Lillian Gyamfi scored 18 as Westampton Tech (20-7) closed with an 18-11 effort in the fourth quarter to seal its first sectional championship.
Colts Neck (20-8), bidding for its fifth Central Jersey crown and first since winning Group 4 in 2014, rallied to within 43-41 midway through the fourth quarter on consecutive 3-pointers by senior guard Teresa Marsh but the Panthers responded by finishing on a 12-3 tear.
Junior guard Camryn Foltz topped Colts Neck with 14 points while senior forward Catherine Gibson, who netted 11, and Marsh, who ended with nine, each buried three 3-pointers for the Cougars. Sophomore guard Jessica Theising converted five of her seven points at the foul line.
Westampton Tech went 8 of 11 at the foul line in the fourth quarter.