Last week was an exciting week for basketball. The Jersey Mikes Jersey Shore Basketball League completed its second week of games at Wall Township High school. On Tuesday, Horn Law Group defeated Team Shore 111-103. Joe Willman, former Monmouth Regional High School player and Bucknell starter, scored a team-high 21 points to lead four players in double-figures. Je’lon Hornbeak, a transfer from Oklahoma and now a redshirt junior at Monmouth this year, scored 20 points and four steals, was joined by forward Chris Brady with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.
On Thursday, Sea View Jeep defeated Sterns Trailer 82-81 in a rematch of last year’s Championship game. Monmouth University player, Justin Robinson had a great game after dealing with a stress fracture during the Hawk’s 2013-2014 season. Read more here.
Interested in coming to a game? There’s plenty of times to come watch! Games start at 7:15 and 8:45pm at Wall Township High School.
NJ Tarheels vs. Island Title
Team Shore vs Sterns Trailer
Larson Ford vs. Horn Law Group
Sea View Jeep vs T&T Coast
Team Shore vs NJ Tarheels
Island Title vs Sterns Trailer
Thursday Night Lights League
In addition to great JSBL summer basketball, this Thursday, July 10th, the Thursday Night Lights League (TNL) held will feature elite players from professional, college, and high school teams. The roster includes JackHerrmann, Loui Lilari, Evan Gordinier, Chima Ekeugbur, Joe Willman, John Jones, Darnel Wilks, Roy Mabrey, Mike Rotando, Corey Soanes, Neil Thompson, and Larry Smith.
The league is promising to be more than just your normal basketball league, focusing more on being a gathering place for the community which will include talent competitions, comedy acts, and children’s activities. Every Thursday from July 10th to August 29th, attendees can watch four games (5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30). The game will be announced by local celebrities and feature a color commentary by Coach Shempy. Last year, crowds averaged between 300-600 attendees per night. For more information visit Thursday Night Lights.