New Jersey High School Basketball - Somerville can't hold off North Plainfield
(February 5, 2008: North Plainfield, NJ 07060) The North Plainfield Canucks basketball team scored 57 points and held the visiting Somerville Pioneers to 55 in the Canucks league triumph on Tuesday.
The Canucks now sport a 5-13 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Bernards for a Skyland - Raritan contest on Thursday, February 7. North Plainfield will meet a Mountaineers team coming off a 50-38 league win over Delaware Valley (Frenchtown, NJ). The Mountaineers record now stands at 15-3.
The Pioneers (11-6) will now prepare for their contest against Voorhees (Glen Gardner, NJ). The Vikings enter the non-league contest with a 2-14 record. In their last contest, Voorhees was nudged by Ridge (Basking Ridge, NJ), 70-56, in a league contest.