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The Veritas Christian Academy (Sparta, NJ) varsity basketball team won Friday's neutral tournament game against Abundant Life Academy (Nutley, NJ) by a score of 57-48.

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Game Stats

Abundant Life Academy

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals48184937
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)1251436
2Anthony Testa (So)83933
8M. Ramdihol (Jr)2
11Joe Zahner (Sr)0040
12Nathan Lima (Jr)114850
14Jacob Santiago (So)21520
22Chris DeFendre (Jr)104757
24Mickel Valere (So)31250
Veritas Christian Academy

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals57224351
2Caleb Kuiken (Sr)51425
5Wesley Kuperus (Sr)3
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)103743
13Nicholas Jetton (Fr)21425
24Ethan Mulder (Sr)1681267
31Simon Valkema (Sr)1981457
33Mason Lederhaas (Jr)21250
Abundant Life Academy

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals33100
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)22100
2Anthony Testa (So)11100
Veritas Christian Academy

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals5863
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)2450
31Simon Valkema (Sr)3475
Abundant Life Academy

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals154633
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)31225
2Anthony Testa (So)2825
11Joe Zahner (Sr)040
12Nathan Lima (Jr)4850
14Jacob Santiago (So)1520
22Chris DeFendre (Jr)4757
24Mickel Valere (So)1250
Veritas Christian Academy

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals173549
2Caleb Kuiken (Sr)1425
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)1333
13Nicholas Jetton (Fr)1425
24Ethan Mulder (Sr)81267
31Simon Valkema (Sr)51050
33Mason Lederhaas (Jr)1250
Abundant Life Academy

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals91947
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)010
2Anthony Testa (So)1425
8M. Ramdihol (Jr)22100
12Nathan Lima (Jr)3475
22Chris DeFendre (Jr)2540
24Mickel Valere (So)1333
Veritas Christian Academy

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals81457
2Caleb Kuiken (Sr)3650
5Wesley Kuperus (Sr)3650
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)22100
Abundant Life Academy

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals305215
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)211
2Anthony Testa (So)424
8M. Ramdihol (Jr)1
11Joe Zahner (Sr)24
12Nathan Lima (Jr)1113
14Jacob Santiago (So)111
22Chris DeFendre (Jr)702
24Mickel Valere (So)3
34Juan Rodriguez (Sr)1
Veritas Christian Academy

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals101323156
2Caleb Kuiken (Sr)11242
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)13451
13Nicholas Jetton (Fr)441
24Ethan Mulder (Sr)851351
33Mason Lederhaas (Jr)11
Abundant Life Academy

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals111
1Maxwell Allen (Jr)1
2Anthony Testa (So)4
12Nathan Lima (Jr)4
22Chris DeFendre (Jr)12
Veritas Christian Academy

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals2
10Evan Milanesi (Fr)1
24Ethan Mulder (Sr)1

Game Story

New Jersey High School Basketball - Abundant Life Academy beaten by Veritas Christian Academy

February 5, 2021: Nutley, NJ 07110

The Veritas Christian Academy ran past the host Abundant Life Academy basketball team by a final score of 57-48 in Friday's non-league game.

In their next game, the face the Pilgrim Academy Pioneers (Egg Harbor City, NJ) in a non-league game, on Saturday, February 6. Veritas Christian Academy will attempt to move on its 9-0 season record. The Pioneers enter the game with a 3-4 record after their 48-43 non-league win over Bergen County Christian Academy (Hackensack, NJ).

With the defeat, Abundant Life Academy moves to 0-2 on the year. The travel to Calvary Academy (Lakewood, NJ) to face the Warrior in a non-league game on Monday, February 8. The Warrior enter the game with a record of 3-2. Calvary Academy won 73-56 in their recent league game against Atlantic Christian (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)

Rankings & Records

Abundant Life Academy (20-21)

NJ
341
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
5-104-43-12-60-3.333.500658716

Veritas Christian Academy (20-21)

NJ
128
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
23-28-05-011-07-2.9201.0001,4551,102

Team Scoring Averages

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Abundant Life Academy
7.79.310.09.6-43.9
Veritas Christian Academy
14.314.414.515.05.058.2

Head-to-Head

  • Veritas Christian Academy won on 2/5/2021
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    The Abundant Life Academy (Nutley, NJ) varsity basketball team lost Friday's neutral tournament game against Veritas Christian Academy (Sparta, NJ) by a score of 57-48.

  • Veritas Christian Academy won last month
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    The Veritas Christian Academy (Sparta, NJ) varsity basketball team won Saturday's away conference game against Abundant Life Academy (Nutley, NJ) by a score of 45-42.

  • Veritas Christian Academy won last month
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    The Abundant Life Academy (Nutley, NJ) varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away conference game against Veritas Christian Academy (Sparta, NJ) by a score of 66-46.

  • Veritas Christian Academy won last month
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    The Abundant Life Academy (Nutley, NJ) varsity basketball team lost Saturday's neutral conference tournament game against Veritas Christian Academy (Sparta, NJ) by a score of 47-27.

Team Stat Comparison

Abundant Life AcademyVeritas Christian Academy
44.4Points Per Game58.1
18.2Rebounds Per Game34.2
3.1Assists Per Game16.6
3.8Steals Per Game10.4
1.9Blocks Per Game6.1

Team Leaders

Abundant Life AcademyVeritas Christian AcademyNational Avg.
#3 Arion Jones13.0Points Per Game#24 Ethan Mulder21.95.1
#22 Chris DeFendre6.5Rebounds Per Game#24 Ethan Mulder16.52.7
#3 Arion Jones1.1Assists Per Game#2 Caleb Kuiken3.81.0
#3 Arion Jones1.1Steals Per Game#31 Simon Valkema2.30.8
#22 Chris DeFendre1.2Blocks Per Game#24 Ethan Mulder4.00.3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Abundant Life Academy5-4Veritas Christian Academy12-0
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
12/4/20Abundant Life AcademyTrinity Christian(W) 49-331/7/21Veritas Christian AcademyTrinity Christian(W) 58-32
3/4/21Trinity ChristianAbundant Life Academy(W) 44-392/13/21Veritas Christian AcademyTrinity Christian(W) 53-30
2/26/21Trinity ChristianVeritas Christian Academy(W) 65-52
1/25/21Abundant Life AcademySomerset Bible Baptist Christian Academy(L) 57-471/12/21Somerset Bible Baptist Christian AcademyVeritas Christian Academy(W) 74-60
2/27/21Veritas Christian AcademySomerset Bible Baptist Christian Academy(W) 62-53
2/6/21Abundant Life AcademyBergen County Christian Academy(L) 57-461/22/21Veritas Christian AcademyBergen County Christian Academy(W) 55-41
2/26/21Bergen County Christian AcademyAbundant Life Academy(W) 54-333/3/21Veritas Christian AcademyBergen County Christian Academy(W) 55-33
3/8/21Abundant Life AcademyBergen County Christian Academy(L) 47-363/26/21Bergen County Christian AcademyVeritas Christian Academy(W) 50-33
2/23/21Abundant Life AcademyAmerican Christian School(L) 65-592/16/21Veritas Christian AcademyAmerican Christian School(W) 68-41
3/12/21American Christian SchoolAbundant Life Academy(W) 0-0 (F)3/4/21American Christian SchoolVeritas Christian Academy(W) 56-53
3/2/21Abundant Life AcademyUnited Christian Academy(W) 76-501/15/21Veritas Christian AcademyUnited Christian Academy(W) 67-46
2/23/21Veritas Christian AcademyUnited Christian Academy(W) 70-22

Record Breakdown

Abundant Life Academy (20-21)

Veritas Christian Academy (20-21)

5-10
Overall
23-2
4-5
League
10-0
1-3
Non-League
8-0
0-4
Head to Head
4-0
5-4
Common Opponent
12-0
3-1
Home
5-0
2-6
Away
11-0
0-3
Neutral
7-2
0-0
Playoff
0-0
5-10
In-State
22-0
0-0
Out-of-State
1-2