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Monroe Boys Basketball Defeats South Plainfield, 64-57

Glenn F. Cullen

Monday, December 30, 2013 • 5:38pm

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Monroe’s Matt Cocorikis and Chris Germano combined for 43 points to lead Monroe to a 64-57 victory over South Plainfield in the Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Basketball Tournament.  Monroe jumped out to a nine-point first-quarter lead and would never trail in the game.

South Plainfield would bring the game to within three points late in the fourth quarter, but a 6-0 run by Monroe in the final two minutes would ice the game for Monroe.

The loss drops South Plainfield’s record to 2-3 on the season.  Brandon Bernard led all South Plainfield scorers with 13 points. Below are the stats from today’s game:

South Plainfield Statistics

Roemello Monroe         5 pts      2 rebs    1 asst     0 blks     2 steals

Jordan Hankerson        8 pts      2 rebs    0 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Chris Mathis                   10 pts    2 rebs    1 asst     0 blks     1 steals

Brandon Bernard           13 pts    2 rebs    0 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Malik Cisson                   12 pts    6 rebs    2 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Mike Polizzano                  3 pts     0 rebs    1 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Jason Worthem                2 pts     0 rebs    0 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Sean Cullen                      4 pts     0 rebs    0 asst     0 blks     0 steals

Jared Agee                         0 pts     0 rebs    2 asst     0 blks    0 steals

 

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