High School Summer Showcase LIVE Blog

High School Summer Showcase

6/22/14 Day 2

3:09 pm
There’s the final horn and the end to our weekend. Thank you to all the players and coaches for making the 2014 Hoop Group High School Summer Showcase as great one! Based on what we saw this weekend, it will be a very competitive high school basketball season next year! For the full scoop on this weekend’s games check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Also, be on the look out for our media recap where we will go over the top players from this weekend. We hope to see you soon!

2:59 pm
This weekend’s showcase is just a small preview of what we have going on this summer! Next weekend the Hoop Group Summer Showdown will be hosted at Hoop Group HQ and after that we still have our Summer Classic East, Summer Jam Fest and Buzzer Beater Classic tournaments! Stay with us all summer as we take you through all our events and happenings!

2:32 pm
No surprise here: last game of the day is a tight one.

Last few photos uploaded onto our Facebook page! Check out the photos from the entire weekend!

1:47 pm
An unbelievable finish between Coastal Academy and Westtown PA. Coastal down 1 with 14 seconds left. Forced to foul 6 times just to get into the bonus. End up getting the ball back off a bad inbounds pass by Westtown with .7 left. Coastal draws up a play to win and banks it home! Great way to end their weekend!

1:32 pm
Great game going on between Coastal Academy and Westtown PA. Tons of highlight reel plays, like this!

1:04 pm
Top performance of the day so far. What a shooting performance!

12:18 pm
The Paladins of Paramus Catholic are on the floor now. They take on a fresh and energized Marist High School team.

12:07 pm

11:33 am
Newark East Side tops Westtown this morning! Ahmad Harrison has been great to watch all weekend; look for him to be included in our full recap of this weekend’s events when it comes out later today.

11:14 am
Good games going on early. We have Newark East Side going up against Westtown PA and Gill St. Bernards versus Coastal Academy, just to name a few.

10:25 am
Back at it for Day 2 of the High School Summer Showcase. Will this morning’s game’s pick up where yesterday’s left off? We’re about to find out! –@TheHoopGroup

6/21/14 Day 1

5:56 pm
Day 1 of the High School Summer Showcase is in the books. Check out Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for recaps of the day’s events. And don’t forget to follow the live blog again tomorrow as we keep you up to speed on Day 2! First game tips at 10:30 am.

5:49 pm
Here’s a quick recap of how Westtown PA and Roselle Catholic’s game ended, told to you by Twitter:

5:32 pm
Just when it looks like the day is coming to an end we get our first overtime of the day! Still going in Neptune for at least another two minutes.

5:06 pm
Jagan Mosely hit a buzzer beater to end the first half against Teaneck and St. Anthony’s has carried the momentum into the second half. Started on a 10-0 run to regain a lead. Up 46-42 with 8 minutes left.

4:34 pm
Last games of the day are some great ones. Big time talent on the floor right now.

4:32 pm

4:20 pm
An exciting finish between Union City and Southern PA! Teams traded baskets under a minute and with 7 seconds left Union City banked in a shot to give them the win! Great finish! Last game sets coming up. -@TheHoopGroup

3:58 pm
Photos, Photos, Photos!

3:31 pm
In one of the most exciting games of the day, Westtown PA topped St. Anthony’s. Jair Bolden led Westtown from start to finish with 29 points.


2:48 pm Mohammed Bamba (Westtown ’17) with the monstrous dunk! And-one! IMG_7403 2:17 pm St. Anthony’s is in the building! Playing here this weekend and then heading to the Poconos for Bob Hurley Camp June 29th. If you haven’t had a chance to register for a week of camp with the Hall of Fame coach, hurry before we fill up! 1981869_716115538452980_2329935524878086393_n 2:10 pm As Newark Tech gets ready for their second game of the day, look for Walker Wilson to be a monster in the paint on both ends. 6’6 and strong, he’s a terrific shot blocker and capable of finishing in transition. –@TheHoopGroup 1:56 pm Top scorer of the day thus far is CBA’s Patrick Andree. He dropped 36 on a good Newark East Side team.

1:42 Make sure you check our Facebook page for photos from all of today’s games! 12:59 pm CBA gets a nice win over Newark Tech. Good performances from multiple guys, especially Shaun Belbey and Patrick Andree.

12:26 pm
Strong first half for Patrick Andree (CBA ’16). He had 12 points to lead all scorers. Was able to score both in the paint and from the outside.
12:10 pm
Beautiful pick and roll game between Ahmad Harrison (Newark East Side ’15) and Taj Price (Newark East Side ’15) for a lay up to end the half.

11:31 am
Opening up all four courts now for game action! A lot of action coming our way!

10:54 am


10:31 am
Marlboro wasting no time scoring versus Immaculata . Literally seconds after tip off they are getting their first basket of the game!

9:47 am
Gill St. Bernards came to play this morning. Their patient and unselfish offense has given them a double digit lead at the half!


9:14 am
We have officially tipped off in Neptune. First games of the day are Gill St. Bernards vs. Point Pleasant Beach and CBA vs. Newark East Side. Two great games to start off out morning! –@TheHoopGroup

8:58 am
Good morning to all! Getting ready to start our High School Summer Showcase here in Neptune. Be sure to follow all the action here on our live blog as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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