All 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
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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

2012-2013 Montgomery Basketball Highlights

Ridge 56, Montgomery 42 – February 7, 2013

Greg Tarca hits a 3-pointer in transition to pull
Montgomery to within 15 points of Ridge in a loss
on the road on February 7, 2013

Montgomery 70, Voorhees 45 – Senior Night – February 5, 2013

Gavin Columbia goes up and grabs a rebound
And in one motion lays it back up and in on
Senior night against Voorhees on February 5, 2013

Brandon Solomon knocks down his first of three
3-pointers in a win on senior night against Voorhees
From February 5, 2013

Chase Ta takes a pass and knocks down a 3-pointer
early in a win over Voorhees on senior night on
February 5, 2013

Chase Ta Makes the extra pass and Mike Rubayo
finishes around the hoop in a win over Voorhees
on February 5, 2013

A Justin Kovacevich 3-pointer gives Montgomery
a commanding 16 point lead in what would be a
win over Voorhees on senior night on February 5, 2013

Brandon Solomon hits his third 3-pointer of the first
half in a senior-night victory over Voorhees on February 5, 2013

Moments after Chris Gamache steps in to take a charge,
Justin Kovacevich muscles his way inside for a driving
layup in a win over Voorhees on February 5, 2013

The Egladyous brothers, Andrew (senior) and Danny (freshman),
Enter the ballgame together on senior night against Voorhees from
February 5, 2013

Montgomery basketball players Andrew and Danny Egladyous
have easily become fan favorites in the Cougar Den in
2012-2013 and for good reason.

Montgomery freshman Danny Egladyous throws a lob
inside to Josh Bozzick who lays it in to grab the beloved
freshman an assist in a win over Voorhees on February 5, 2013

Danny Egladyous drives and is fouled and goes to the line
In a win over Voorhees on February 5, 2013

Danny Egladyous joins The MIRE postgame show after an
emotional final few moments in a win over Voorhees on
February 5, 2013

Montgomery 40, Somerville 27 – January 31, 2013

Zach DeVincenzo hits a 3-pointer early
in a ballgame at Somerville on January 31, 2013

Montgomery captain Zach DeVincenzo spots up
and knocks down another 3-pointer in a win
at Somerville on January 31, 2013

Montgomery upstart Greg Tarca knocks down a
3-pointer in the second half at Somerville
on January 31, 2013

Justin Kovacevich steps into the lane to
absorb a charge in a win at Somerville on
January 31, 2013

A tough layup for Justin Kovacevich widens
the Montgomery lead and forces a Somerville
timeout in a game on January 31, 2013

Montgomery star junior Justin Kovacevich uses
his upper body strength to hit a layup in a
win at Somerville on January 31, 2013

Brandon Solomon hits a deep 3-pointer from the
top of the key to close out the third quarter
of a win at Somerville on January 31, 2013

Chase Ta drives between three Somerville defenders
for a layup in a win on January 31, 2013

Montgomery 59, North Hunterdon 55 – January 29, 2013

Cougar captain Zach DeVincenzo
hits a 3-pointer to give Montgomery
back the lead in a win at North Hunterdon
on January 29, 2013

Zach DeVincenzo hits another 3-pointer
which forces a North Hunterdon timeout
in a game at the Lions on January 29, 2013

Zach DeVincenzo hits his second free throw
and Montgomery head coach Kris Grundy manages
the clock well in the final moments at North
Hunterdon on January 29, 2013

Justin Kovacevich’s second-half 3-pointer
puts Montgomery up nine points, its biggest
lead of the game at North Hunterdon on January 29, 2013

Justin Kovacevich calmly knocks down a jumper
to end the third quarter in a win at North
Hunterdon on January 29, 2013

Chase Ta grabs a rebound a races the length
of the court and finishes between four North
Hunterdon players in a win at the Lions on January 29, 2013

Chase Ta gets hit and sinks a layup to end the
third quarter in a win over North Hunterdon
on January 29, 2013

Darron Wallace gets his teammates up off the
bench, taking a charge in the second half of
a win at North Hunterdon on January 29, 2013

Tim Youreneff gets a back-door pass from Justin
Kovacevich to sink a layup in a win at North
Hunterdon on January 29, 2013

Tim Youreneff gets into the lane and tosses up
a floater against North Hunterdon in a win on January 29, 2013

Montgomery 68, Warren Hills 27 – January 24, 2013

Brandon Solomon knocks down a 3-pointer
and then Montgomery plays some strong defense
in a win over Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Tim Youreneff finds Brandon Solomon who gets
fouled on a layup in a win over Warren Hills
on January 24, 2013

Brandon Solomon uses the jab step to create
space and then hit yet another 3-pointer
in a win over Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Chase Ta’s 3-pointer widens the Montgomery lead
to 21 points in a win over Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Zaryab Ayub shows why he is a
strong on-ball defender, forcing
a five-second violation during a
win over Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Josh Bozzick comes into the game and hits
an and-1 layup late in the game in a win
over Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Gavin Columbia muscles inside for an and-1
layup in the final moments of a win over
Warren Hills on January 24, 2013

Ridge 44, Montgomery 36 – January 15, 2013

Tim Youreneff steps back and hits
a big 3-pointer to try to pull Montgomery
within striking distance vs Ridge on
January 15, 2013

Tim Youreneff hits a mid-range jumper,
playing his best game of the varsity season,
as Montgomery was trying to claw its way back
in a game vs Ridge on January 15, 2013

Tim Youreneff hits for his third bucket
of the final quarter during a frantic run
by Montgomery to get back into the game
vs Ridge on January 15, 2013

Chase Ta gets a steal and an and-1 layup
to begin a furious fourth quarter run for
Montgomery vs Ridge on January 15, 2013

Justin Kovacevich hits a layup that cuts what
was a 17-point, fourth quarter lead for Ridge
down to just four on January 15, 2013

Montgomery 43, Somerville 33 – January 8, 2013

Cougar captain Zach DeVincenzo
hits back-to-back buckets late
in the game vs Somerville on January 8, 2013

Montgomery senior Chris Gamache
plays tough on the offensive glass
in a game vs Somerville on January 8, 2013

Brandon Solomon knocks down
a big 3-pointer vs Somerville
on January 8, 2013

Justin Kovacevich hits the
offensive glass for a tip
in vs Somerville on January 8, 2013

Mike Rubayo rejects a shot then
Montgomery plays great team defense
in a win vs Somerville on January 8, 2013

Chase Ta sees the court well to set up
a bucket for Montgomery in a win over
Somerville on January 8, 2013

Montgomery 58, North Hunterdon 47
Justin Kovacevich takes just a few
dribbles to get from mid court to
sky to the rim for a layup during
a win over North Hunterdon on January 3, 2013

Justin Kovacevich hits a tough And-1 layup
in the third quarter of a win over North
Hunterdon on January 3, 2013

Great ball movement sets up a Brandon
Solomon 3-pointer during a win over
North Hunterdon on January 3, 2013

Brandon Solomon hits a 3-ball off a
set play to open the final quarter of
a win over North Hunterdon on January 3, 2013

Zach DeVincenzo hits a big 3-pointer
in the fourth quarter of a win over
North Hunterdon on January 3, 2013

Montgomery 48, Bridgewater-Raritan 40

Brandon Solomon hits a sleek layup
off a nifty pass on December 27, 2012

Brandon Solomon forced a Bridgewater
timeout with a killer 3-pointer on December 27, 2012

Mike Rubayo hits a layup at the end of
the third quarter @ BR on December 27, 2012

Zach DeVincenzo hits a late 3-pointer
to seal a win at Bridgewater on December 27, 2012

Hillsborough 53, Montgomery 30 – December 18, 2012

Justin Kovacevich hits and And-1 layup
at Hillsborough on December 18, 2012

Elizabeth 45, Montgomery 40
Montgomery’s Zach DeVincenzo knocks down
his third 3-pointer of the ballgame to
keep the team close at Elizabeth.
From December 22, 2012

Montgomery 46, Phillipsburg 22 – December 14, 2012

Chase Ta hits a 3-pointer at the end
of the third quarter in a dominating
win over Phillipsburg on opening night
of the 2012 season. From December 14, 2012

Brandon Solomon hits the first of a trio of
3-pointers in a dominating win over Phillipsburg
on opening night of the 2012 season. From December 14, 2012

Brandon Solomon knocks down a second 3-pointer
in a dominating win over Phillipsburg on opening
night of the 2012 season. From December 14, 2012

Montgomery’s Brandon Solomon hits his third and final
3-pointer in a dominating win over Phillipsburg on opening
night of the 2012 season. From December 14, 2012