Seton Hall Prep Outlasts Columbia to Win Final Game of Tip-Off Hoop Group Showcase

West Orange, NJ – Spencer Weisz scored 21 points and Tom Lacey added 11 as Seton Hall Prep defeated Columbia 58-48 in the final game at the Tip-Off Hoop Group Showcase at West Orange High School on Saturday.
Weisz was named MVP for the Pirates (2-0) while Michael Runcie, who scored 14 points, was named MVP for the Cougars (0-2).
The game was a hard fought and tightly called battle with both teams trading leads early and ending the third quarter tied 38-38.
At the start of the fourth quarter the Pirates took the lead for good when they scored four points in a matter of seconds.
First Weisz stole the ball and feed Lacey for a dunk and then moments later Lacey stole the ball and feed Weisz who layed the ball in to give the Pirates a 42-38 lead.
“When we started getting the ball inside more and stopped turning the ball over, that’s when the game turned,” said Pirates coach Kevin Williams. —@pfebbraro

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