Posted On: 08/11/20 10:58 AM

The state tournament is always an exciting time as the pressure is ratcheted up to another level. It rises to a paramount in the final, where anything can happen. Group 4 was one of the most highly contested sections in the state with two sectional finals being decided in the final seconds. Elizabeth was the top team in the group all season, but the Minutemen have to replace Jordan PriceJordanPrice6'4" | SFElizabeth | 2020StateNJ and D.J. WatkinsD.J.Watkins6'1" | CGElizabeth | 2020StateNJ. Westfield loses Lafayette football commit Griffin RooneyGriffinRooney6'1" | PGWestfield | 2020StateNJ,but the Blue Devils return three starters and have the pieces to make a deep postseason run in 2020-21.

Dual-sport athlete Logan HowlandLoganHowland6'8" | PFWestfield | 2022StateNJ returns down low and is primed for a larger role. The 6’7 junior forward has a strong frame and plays with great footwork down low. Howland is a tough rebounder and is always talking on the defensive end. He can score over either shoulder and has a nice touch on his jumper. Howland is not the only talented big on the Westfield team as Jack SpellmanJackSpellman6'8" | PFWestfield | 2021StateNJ also returns.

The 6’9 senior forward blocked 90 shots last season due to his combination of length, timing and positioning. Spellman is a true stretch four as he can

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