Nutley HS boys’ basketball team falls to Metuchen; preps for postseason

NUTLEY – Sophomore Anthony Fabiano and freshman Marty Higgins each had 12 points, but the Nutley High School boys’ varsity basketball team lost at Metuchen, 50-43, Feb. 25, in the final regular-season game.

Senior Antonio Olivo had six points and sophomore Matt Schettino had five for the Raiders, who moved to a 13-13 record.

The Raiders, seeded 12th, will visit fifth-seeded Cliffside Park in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament on Feb. 29.

North Jersey Section 2, Group 3 tournament

First round

Feb. 29

16-Iselin Kennedy at 1-Chatham

9-Cranford at 8-Snyder

12-Nutley at 5-Cliffside Park

13-Mendham at 4-Rahway

14-Barringer at 3-Warren Hills

11-Voorhees at 6-Summit

10-Colonia at 7-Matawan

15-Governor Livingston at 2-Somerville

Quarterfinals

March 2

w/o Iselin Kennedy-Chatham vs. w/o Cranford-Snyder

w/o Nutley-Cliffside Park vs. w/o Mendham-Rahway

w/o Barringer-Warren Hills vs. w/o Voorhees-Summit

w/o Matawan-Colonia vs. w/o Governor Livingston-Somerville

Semifinals

March 4

Final

March 8, 7 p.m.

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