’13-’14 Boys’ BBall Highlights

 2013-2014 Boys’ Basketball Highlights

CJ Group IV Final – Trenton 59, Montgomery 57 – March 11, 2014

Chase Ta comes up with a steal and rushes to the hoop for a layup

Chase Ta drains a 3-pointer then Alex Miller forces a jump ball

An amazing, spinning, one-handed layup for Chase Ta continued his stellar evening

Timmy Youreneff grabs a lob for an and-1 layup and Darron Wallace follows with one of his own

A FRENETIC series ends with a Chase Ta step back jumper

Darron Wallace’s and-1 layup gives Montgomery its first lead

Justin Kovacevich puts in a bucket to widen the Montgomery lead to three points

Tim Youreneff and Greg Tarca snag layups to cut the Trenton fourth quarter lead to six

Justin Kovacevich’s layup makes the Trenton lead four points mid way through the fourth quarter

Timmy Youreneff drains a HUGE 3-pointer to cut the Trenton lead down in the final moments

Re-live the final 31 seconds of the Central Jersey Group IV title game

Montgomery 62, Ridge 50 – February 11, 2014

Timmy Youreneff knocks down a 3-pointer to get Montgomery going

Alex Miller’s 3-pointer pulls Montgomery to within two, 21-19

Darron Wallace gives Montgomery its first lead of the ballgame in the second quarter

An Alex Miller 3-pointer and a Justin Kovacevich steal-layup send Montgomery to halftime up five

Chase Ta hits a layup, then great defense by Darron Wallace forces an offensive foul

Justin Kovacevich skies for a monster block, sending the ball into the Cougar bench

Chase Ta again hits a spinning layup, forcing a Ridge timeout

Freshman Matt Remsen skies for an offensive rebound and putback to give Montgomery a 9-point lead

Justin Kovacevich beats the third quarter buzzer with a half-court 3-pointer to give his team a six point lead

Chase Ta hits yet another jumper to give Montgomery an 8-point lead in the fourth quarter

Greg Tarca throws a beautiful behind-the-back pass to Darron Wallace for an easy layup

Montgomery 67, Somerville 31 – Senior Night February 4, 2014

Justin Kovacevich becomes the fifth boys’ basketball player in school history to score 1,000 career points

Kovacevich grabs a lob on the post and lays it in to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau

Justin hits a driving layup, and a subsequent and-1 play for Chase Ta widens the Montgomery lead

A tough, and-1 layup adds to Kovacevich’s historic evening

Following the Cougar victory, head coach Kris Grundy and Justin Kovacevich recap the evening

  Montgomery 45, Rutgers Prep 43 (OT) – January 24, 2014

Justin Kovacevich gets Montgomery on the scoreboard with an and-1 layup

Justin Kovacevich laying the groundwork in the first quarter for what would be a huge night

A second and-1 layup for Kovacevich continues a dominating first half

A THIRD and-1 layup for the Cougar captain Kovacevich as Rutgers Prep has little answer for him inside

Kovacevich sinks two free throws to tie it in the final moments of regulation, and the Cougars get a stop to send the game to overtime

Greg Tarca knocks down an enormous 3-pointer to tie the game at 41-41 in overtime

Justin Kovacevich caps an unbelievable evening with an overtime buzzer beater to top Rutgers Prep

  Montgomery 36, Ridge 33 – January 16, 2014

Justin Kovacevich lays a huge block defensively on Ryan Byrnes

Chase Ta knocks down a 3-pointer near the end of the first quarter

Justin Kovacevich with a monster block and then races the other way to force a foul

Montgomery starts the second half with a great defensive play from Chase Ta

Chase Ta hits his second 3-pointer of the game to tie the score at 23-23

Timmy Youreneff pulls up from long range right off a Cougar inbound play

Chase Ta with a great steal in transition, then leads Greg Tarca ahead for a layup

Ridge closes the gap to one point in the final minute of play

Justin Kovacevich knocks down two big free throws to put the Montgomery lead at three with under two seconds to play

Montgomery holds on the game’s final possession and the Cougars move to 10-0 on the season

  Montgomery 84, Voorhees 42 – January 14, 2014

Justin Kovacevich streaks coast to coast for a layup

Kovacevich goes back to the well for a second coast to coast bucket, and-1

A Justin Kovacevich layup ends the first half for Montgomery in fine style

Timmy Youreneff comes up with a steal, layup. and-1 bucket

A pair of steals turn into two easy baskets for Montgomery

Dom Antosz knocks down a 3-pointer to put a cap on an impressive home victory

  Montgomery 63, Elizabeth 48 – January 11, 2014

Justin Kovacevich steals a pass and races the other way for a layup

Justin Kovacevich plays great defense with a monster block

Greg Tarca nabs an offensive rebound then goes back up for the layup

Alex Miller continues his hot shooting with a straightaway 3-pointer

Chase Ta starts the fourth quarter with a back door cut and a layup

Darron Wallace uses every part of the rim to drop in a 3-pointer

Timmy Youreneff knocks down his second 3-pointer of the quarter and then takes a charge

  Montgomery 70, North Hunterdon 46 – January 7, 2014

Chase Ta salvages a shaky first quarter by knocking down a 3-pointer at the buzzer


Greg Tarca gets Montgomery rolling in the third quarter with back-to-back 3-pointers


Alex Miller hits his third 3-pointer of the game to widen the lead in the third quarter


Greg Tarca puts the cap on a win at North Hunterdon with his third 3-pointer of the third quarter

  Montgomery 72, Piscataway 53 – December 30, 2013

Greg Tarca knocks down a 3-pointer as a part of a monster first quarter from the Cougars


Timmy Youreneff makes a back-door cut for a layup in the second quarter


Alex Miller drills a trio of 3-pointers in the second quarter to help Montgomery extend its lead


Darron Wallace begins the third quarter with a 3-pointer in a win over Piscataway


Alex Miller goes 4-for-4 from beyond the arc in the Holiday Tournament win over Piscataway

  Montgomery 62, Sayreville 47 – December 23, 2013

Justin Kovacevich ends his amazing fourth quarter with a second and-1 layup in a win against Sayreville on December 23, 2013


Justin Kovacevich goes up strong for an and-1 layup early in the final quarter of a win over Sayreville on December 23, 2013


Justin Kovacevich makes a reverse layup look easy in a win over Sayreville on December 23, 2013


Chase Ta streaks to the hoop for a layup to force a timeout in a win over Sayreville on December 23, 2013


Greg Tarca ends the first quarter of a win over Sayreville with a big 3-pointer. From a game om December 23, 2013


Tim Youreneff hits an and-1 layup in the second quarter of a win over Sayreville on December 23, 2013

  Montgomery 63, Bridgewater 56 (OT) – December 27, 2013

Greg Tarca cleans up a missed layup by Chase Ta


Greg Tarca breaks away for a right-handed dunk in an overtime win against Bridgewater


Greg Tarca hits a 3-pointer to cut the lead to four in the final minutes of regulation


Alex Miller drills the first of his two huge 3-pointers to cut the Bridgewater lead to one in the final minutes of regulation


Alex Miller nails his second 3-pointer to tie the game at 50 late in the fourth quarter


The Cougar defense holds to send the game into overtime


Justin Kovacevich skies for a putback, and-1 layup to tie the game at 56 in overtime in a win over Bridgewater


Chase Ta knocks the ball away and Timmy Youreneff races for the go-ahead bucket in overtime


Greg Tarca’s strong defense leads to a late turnover in a win against Bridgewater


A second steal and a right handed dunk ended a come-from-behind win over Bridgewater in overtime of the 2013 Cougar Holiday Classic