Chatham Boys’ Hoops Upends Jefferson in Quarters of MCT

The Chatham boys’ basketball team quickly established itself against sixth-seeded Jefferson (14-4) in the quarterfinal round of the Morris County Tournament, outscoring the opposition 15-4 in the first quarter on its way to a 70-56 victory Saturday at home.

Four players scored in double digits for the No. 3 Cougars, with senior forward Ryan Leskauskas leading the charge with a game-high 25 points. Senior guard Tim Platek followed with 13 points while senior Danny Morton scored 11 and junior Mike Tedesco contributed 10 in the win.

Chatham (16-2) will face host second-seeded Delbarton (14-4) Saturday in the semifinal round of the Morris County Tournament.

— Jerry Del Priore


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