By: John Sorce
Lincroft, NJ – Top-seeded Brookdale Community College beat fifth-seeded Sussex County Community College, 64-60, in an NJCAA Region XIX semifinal game at Collins Arena on Saturday.
Alyssa Aragona led Sussex with 29 points. Casey Lagenbach added 17 and Phoebe Livingston had 11 for the Skylanders.
Sussex led 16-11 after the first quarter, but Brookdale took a 31-29 lead into the half after Anderson drained a jumper at the buzzer to take the lead. Rouse hit a 3-pointer near half court at the end of the third quarter, extending Brookdale's lead to 45-38. The game remained close for most of the second half.
Brookdale will play third-seeded Passaic for the Region XIX championship on Sunday, Mar. 3 at Collins Arena at noon.