Posted On: 05/7/20 11:47 AM

Passiac County featured two sectional winners with Paterson Charter winning the group semifinals. Paterson Kennedy won the North Jersey 1 Group 4 and ended the season in the top 20. Both squads lost marquee seniors and will need someone to replace them next season. Here are the top players in Passiac County who have big shoes to fill next season.

Yasen CrawfordYasenCrawfordPGPaterson Kennedy | 2022StateNJ, 5’9 PG Paterson Kennedy 2022

The Knights were one of the top teams in New Jersey all season as they won 27 games, took home the Passiac County Tournament title and a sectional final. Seniors Mark HeberMarkHeberCGPaterson Kennedy | 2020StateNJ and Deishon Harrison paced Paterson Kennedy’s attack, creating a huge void in the scoring column. Sophomore JayQuan Briggs is the team’s top returning scorer, but Crawford will be the one tasked with becoming more of a dominant scorer. The 5’9 point guard makes plays with the ball in his hands and can stretch the defense with his ability to knock down three-pointers. Paterson Kennedy will need its 2022 duo of Briggs and Crawford to rise its level of play for the Knights to repeat as North Jersey 1 Group 4 final.

Jamar BelfieldJamarBelfield5'10" | PGPaterson Charter | 2022StateNJ, 5’10 PG Paterson Charter 2022

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