VIDEO & PHOTOS: The Lakewood High School is celebrating today with the Varsity Basketball Team’s victory over the Manasaquan Basketball Team Sunday evening in the Sectional Finals State Tournament, with a score of 62-49 - as reported last night on our News Alerts.
“I’m happy for their work – they made a lot of sacrifices,” Athletic Director John Craddox said moments after the buzzer went off.
John ‘Pott’ Richardson – the former coach who the Gymnasium was recently dedicated in honor of – was proud as can be last night.
“This team has been resilient all year, they worked hard, they’ve fought through odds and they’ve done a fantastic job,” Richardson said.
The gym was so packed last night, that over 100 were unable to purchase tickets – and were turned down.
Also in attendance was the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Committeeman Lichtenstien, and several Board of Education officials.
The Championship team will now move on to play other Sectional Tournament winners, in their goal to win the full State Championship. TLS.