Posted On: 01/14/22 10:02 AM

The middle of January is here as Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this coming Monday. The state tournament cutoff is less than a month away and there are huge matchups this weekend that have a big implication on the state tournament seedings. Here are the games this weekend that could have a major impact for the NJSIAA tournament.

South River vs. South Plainfield

This GMC Blue clash was played on opening and the rematch is filled with intrigue. The Rams won 63-56 behind junior guard  Jeremy Grospe Jeremy Grospe 5'8" | CG South River | 2023 State NJ ’s 21 points. Classmates Lazaro Rodriguez Lazaro Rodriguez 6'4" | SF South River | 2023 State NJ and Roman Santos have been playing well all season and they will need to continue their play to maintain the top spot in Central Jersey Group 2.  Brandon Dean Brandon Dean 5'10" | PG South Plainfield | 2023 State NJ  has been spectacular for the Tigers all season and is looking for his fourth straight 20-point game. South Plainfield is in position to take the top seed in North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 with a victory, meaning this division rematch has a huge outcome on the state tournament seedings.

Egg Harbor vs. St. Joseph Academy

Two of the top teams in the Cape-Atlantic League square off in a game with big implications for both teams. The

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