If there's one universal truth, it's that all of our bodies begin changing at some point. That's especially true for women who are over the age of 50. One day it seems like we're rolling out of bed with a pep in our step. The next, our emotions are out of control, our weight won't go down, and we constantly have hot flashes. If that sounds like you, don't worry â millions of other women worldwide are going through the same difficulties.
The fact of the matter is these symptoms are part of a natural process women go through. This change, called menopause, marks the end of a woman's ability to reproduce and menstruate. The average age for this to occur is 51, though it officially begins a year after a woman's final period. During this transition to menopause, estrogen and other hormones in a woman's body start to deplete When those hormones deplete, frequent and sometimes severe symptoms can manifest:
The symptoms of hormone deficiency can be scary for both women and their partners. That makes dealing with a hormone deficiency tricky because many symptoms are tied to nutrition, stress, lack of exercise, and toxins in your body.
However, if you're getting older and dealing with some of the symptoms listed above, have hope. A solution to your hormone problems may be closer than you think. Hormone replacement therapy for women may help correct imbalances caused by menopause. These effective, safe treatments help many women throughout the menopause process and may even help them reclaim their youth.
To live a healthy life, hormone stability is very important for women. That's where the beauty of HRT treatments for women begins to shine because it balances hormones that would otherwise be altered due to menopause.
HRT treatments for women represent a revolutionary step toward living life without the pitfalls of old age. However, at Juventee, we understand that no two women, and by proxy, patients, are the same. That's why our team of doctors and specialists provide personalized treatment options for women, combining holistic treatment, nutrition, fitness plans, and more to supplement our HRT treatments.
Is HRT the answer if you feel exhausted, overweight, and moody? That's the million-dollar question that we're asked almost every day. And to be honest, it's hard to say without a comprehensive exam by an HRT expert at Juventee. What we can say is that when a woman's hormones are better balanced during menopause, she has a much better chance of enjoying life without the crippling symptoms that other women feel.
At Juventee, helping women reclaim their vitality and love of life is our top priority. While some HRT clinics see patients as nothing more than a means to make money, our team is cut from a different cloth.
The key to balancing your hormones and improving your well-being is a process that we have refined over time. The Juventee HRT process consists of a comprehensive review of your health and hormonal status. Our team then customizes your plan and prescribes treatments, procedures, and supplements under the guidance of our local HRT experts.
At Juventee, we want to revitalize your health by promoting balance, energy, intimacy, and beauty. We start by assessing your baseline biomarkers and implementing a personalized plan to help you feel like your younger self. Our in-depth process covers many factors, almost like a web. Each component of that web works in conjunction with others to make up how you feel. If one area is out of sync, women can experience unwanted fluctuations in their weight, energy, emotions, libido, and more. Juventee is committed to evaluating our patient's overall health so that we may bring vitality and happiness to as many aspects of their lives as possible.
We've mentioned all the greatness that can come with an HRT regimen from Juventee, but what exactly are the benefits of HRT for women? Let's take a look.
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Unlike some HRT clinics, Juventee's HRT programs are carefully crafted and personalized for each patient. There are no cookie-cutter solutions at our office. Instead, we assess each individual's needs and customize treatments to help their bodies as they age. We replace hormones that are deficient and restore them to their physiological state using HRT pellets.
These hormone pellets are prescription hormones inserted under the skin through a simple in-office procedure. Each pellet is about as large as a big grain of rice. Once inserted, our HRT pellets get to work quickly. With this treatment, patients don't have to worry about applying greasy creams or swallowing pills. Instead, our pellets are metabolized by the body. That way, patients don't stress over taking too much or too little.
Remember, at Juventee, our goal isn't just to balance your hormones â it's to completely optimize your health and well-being. You won't ever have to worry about our doctors writing you a prescription and sending you on your way without any additional communication. Instead, we aim to be part of our patient's journey back to health and work with all of our HRT patients to do so.
Hormone imbalance causes a litany of issues. But with hormone replacement therapy, females can better process calcium, keep their cholesterol levels safe, and maintain a healthy vagina. By replenishing the body's estrogen levels, HRT may relieve symptoms of menopause and even optimize bone health.
But that's just the start. At Juventee, our patients report many benefits of taking HRT for women:
If you're ready to feel better and enjoy the vitality of your youth, Juventee is here to help you every step of the way. It all starts with an in-person evaluation, where our team will determine if HRT is right for you.
For many women, menopause is a difficult time filled with ups, downs, and hormonal hurdles to overcome. While menopausal issues are well-known by some, other women only know that menopause can affect their hormones. The reality is that going through menopause can mean more than moodiness and hot flashes.
At Juventee, we're big believers that a little knowledge can go a long way. With that in mind, if you're going through menopause or are approaching "that" age, consider these common issues. First, let's examine some alternative causes of menopause beyond age:
The most common reason for menopause is diminished, unbalanced hormones. However, menopause can also result from:
Now that we've examined some of the ways that menopause manifests, let's look at some common problems that females regularly endure:
If you're going through menopause and feel like life is a tiresome burden, you're not alone. Studies show that 15% of women go through depression to some degree during menopause. What many women don't learn is that depression may start much earlier, during perimenopause or even earlier.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, even without perimenopause and menopause as a factor. With that said, keep the following signs in mind. If you notice any, it might be time to speak with a physician:
If you notice any of the signs above, it's important that you understand that you're not weak or broken. You're going through a very normal emotional experience, which may be caused by hormone deficiency. However, with proper treatment from your doctor, depression doesn't have to rule your life.
You don't have to have hormonal imbalances to have mood swings. Indeed, everyone gets moody from time to time. For women going through menopause, however, mood swings can be extreme and happen often. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go together, resulting in unusual emotional changes and even issues like insomnia.
Estrogen production, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, affects serotonin production, which regulates mood. When both hormones are deficient, mood swings can become quite prevalent.
Fortunately, HRT treatments in New Milford, NJ, work wonders for women because they work to regulate hormones like estrogen. With HRT from Juventee, women don't have to settle for the negative consequences that drastic mood swings can cause.
Hot flashes: whether you're a man or a woman, you've probably heard of them. Hot flashes are very common issues associated with menopause and manifest as intense, sudden feelings of heat across the upper body. Some last a few seconds while others last many minutes, making them uncomfortable and inconvenient at all times. A few common symptoms of hot flashes include:
Usually, a lack of estrogen causes hot flashes in menopausal women. Low levels of estrogen negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, or the part of the brain that regulates appetite and body temperature. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to assume incorrectly that the body is too hot. When it does, it dilates a woman's blood vessels to boost blood flow.
Fortunately, most women don't have to settle for the intense, unwanted feelings they endure with hot flashes. HRT pellet treatment from Juventee helps to stabilize hormones which may lessen the effects that hot flashes cause.
Staying healthy and fit is a challenge for anybody living in modern America. For women with hormonal imbalances, however, it's even harder. Weight gain is a concerning issue during menopause, but it can be manageable with a physician-led diet, exercise, and HRT treatments from Juventee.
HRT patients at Juventee benefit from health plans that keep hormones in check, making weight loss a real possibility. But which hormones need to be regulated to help avoid weight gain?
Millions of adults around the U.S. suffer from low sex drive, but that doesn't make it any more embarrassing to talk about. For many women going through pre-menopause and menopause, it's an unfortunate side effect of unbalanced hormones. Thankfully, HRT may help women maintain a healthy libido, even after 50. But what causes lowered sexual desire in women as they age?
The hormones responsible for low libido in females are estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, resulting in lowered libido in some women. Lower progesterone production can also cause weight gain, exhaustion, and other symptoms common during menopause. Reduced estrogen levels during menopause may lead to vaginal dryness and even loss of muscle tension.
Testosterone is referred to as a male hormone, but it contributes to important health functionality in women as well. Female testosterone heightens sexual responses and intensifies orgasms. When the ovaries can't produce sufficient levels of testosterone, low sex drive can happen.
The inside of a woman's bones is broken down and rebuilt by bone cells in an ongoing process called remodeling. This process is crucial for maintaining bone strength and health.
However, due to the loss of estrogen during menopause, this important process becomes unbalanced. Less bone is formed, and more bone is broken down. This advanced state of bone loss can be worrying for women, especially if they had an early menopause. With time, women may develop osteoporosis and a greater chance of breaking bones as they age.
Fortunately, HRT for women can actually mimic estrogen and progesterone, which may help prevent bone loss and lower chances of osteoporosis in women. That's huge news for women around the U.S., many of whom are battling early bone loss due to a lack calcium, vitamin D, and other nutrients crucial to bone health.
If you are considering HRT treatments for women in New Milford, NJ, you need a team of hormone replacement experts by your side. At Juventee, our knowledgeable HRT doctors are ready to help. Our team will answer your initial questions, conduct necessary testing, and craft a customized program designed to alleviate the challenges you're facing as a woman going through menopause.
With a healthy diet, exercise, positive life choices, and hormone replacement therapy, unveiling the new "you" is easier than you might think. Contact our office today to get started on your journey to optimal health and well-being.
NEW MILFORD, N.J. -- Bergen County homeowners and officials are demanding answers from a water company after major flooding last week in New Milford.Some say the company could do more to mitigate flooding in the area, CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reported Monday.Andrew Tinker is fed up. His basement was underwater and his family was one o...
NEW MILFORD, N.J. -- Bergen County homeowners and officials are demanding answers from a water company after major flooding last week in New Milford.
Some say the company could do more to mitigate flooding in the area, CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reported Monday.
Andrew Tinker is fed up. His basement was underwater and his family was one of many who had to be rescued. He said it was the fifth time in 20 years that his home flooded.
"It's extremely inconvenient because I have a lot of stuff going on. I got no hot water now, no heat. So that's a challenge," Tinker said. "I'm frustrated, angry. What am I still doing here?"
Streets were submerged in waist-deep water and first responders used boats to reach people who were trapped in their homes.
Heavy rain that started Thursday night overwhelmed the Oradell Reservoir. The run-off swamped the Hackensack River, which crested Friday.
Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said the water company that controls the reservoir, Suez, did not inform local officials in time that flooding was possible so they, in turn, could urge residents to prepare.
"They know what's going to happen, right? They know what they're gonna do," Tedesco said. "Well why not tell us?"
Tedesco wants the company to commit to helping local officials mitigate flooding in the Hackensack River watershed area.
Suez executives said they're happy to meet, but they claim the company did notify local officials.
"We notified within probably a two-week timeframe that our reservoirs were full, so that any possibility of a storm of the magnitude that hit Thursday certainly could have caused that kind of flooding," said Rich Henning, a Suez spokesperson.
According to Suez, one solution to the area's flooding problem is a state program that purchases homes in the flood-prone area and knocks them down. But homeowners like Tinker say giving up their properties shouldn't be the only option.
"Somebody's gotta do something," Tinker said. "They should do it in a way where everybody can be saved."
Tinker wants officials to create a plan to help residents now, so he can stay in the home he loves and doesn't have to worry every time it rains.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection sent the following statement:
The Oradell Reservoir serves as a water supply reservoir. The dam was not built for flood control purposes. The dam functioned as designed during the storm that dropped up to 3.5 inches of rain April 6-7 across a watershed encompassing some 113 square miles. During the recent storm, Veolia Water operated the spillway and associated spillway gates in accordance with an operations plan designed to ensure the dam's safe operation.
Just two years ago, the possibility of reaching the NJIC final was an afterthought for the New Milford wrestling program.It was just trying to survive.New Milford only had six wrestlers in the program, and obviously had a tough time fielding a team in what was a 2-20-1 season. Fast forward two years later, the Knights are way up in numbers with 37 wrestlers in the program and thriving.New Milford defeated Butler on the road in the NJIC semifinals, 46-24, on Tuesday evening to move its record to 9-6 on the year.&ld...
Just two years ago, the possibility of reaching the NJIC final was an afterthought for the New Milford wrestling program.
It was just trying to survive.
New Milford only had six wrestlers in the program, and obviously had a tough time fielding a team in what was a 2-20-1 season. Fast forward two years later, the Knights are way up in numbers with 37 wrestlers in the program and thriving.
New Milford defeated Butler on the road in the NJIC semifinals, 46-24, on Tuesday evening to move its record to 9-6 on the year.
“I thought the team fought and wrestled very hard tonight,” New Milford head coach Ray Cottiers said. “I thought that Butler is a very tough team. They have some good wins under their belt this year. The boys showed up and rose to the occasion. We’re excited to be moving onto the finals.”
“I’m excited,” senior Ryan Hartung said. “I know my team put in the work. I know we’ve worked hard than a lot of teams in the NJIC, so I think we can get the job done. We knew what we had to do coming into it. We took our points where we needed to get them. We won the matches we were supposed to and won some we weren’t supposed to. That’s what really got it done.”
Butler forfeited three bouts on the evening, beginning with the first one at 106. Thus, the first matchup was at 113 pounds and a rematch of a Region 1 third-place match between Devin Ryan of New Milford and Jason Chrostowsky of Butler. Ryan dominated and was able to deliver a 16-7 major decision to get New Milford out to a 10-0 lead that would eventually grow out to as large as 37-0.
JoJo Langschultz recorded a quick pin in 31 seconds at 120, Butler forfeited at 126, Jerzey Ryan pinned at 132 in 1:25, Hartung pulled out a 7-1 decision at 138 and Butler forfeited at 144. Kris Dunn (165), Joey Tennant (175) and James Spreights (285) were also decision winners for the Knights.
New Milford started to have more success last season, which enabled more kids to want to come out to the team this year.
“Winning solves everything is the famous saying,” Cottiers said.” We had some success last year with four district champions and the team performed well. They were Group 1 Bergen County champions. Everybody in the school recognized this was a program on the rise and they want to be a part of it. We’ve loved having everybody.”
The Knights will now get a chance to prove just how far they have come with two chances against one of the most historic Group 1 programs in the state -- Emerson/Park Ridge. New Milford will square off with Emerson/Park Ridge both in the NJIC final round and in the first round of the North 1, Group 1 Tournament.
“It’s going to be cool,” Hartung said. “We know they’re a tough team, but we’re not going to back down. We’re going to bring it to them and get physical.”
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YORK, Pa. - The Washington and Lee University wrestling team will compete at the 2023 NCAA Division III Southeast Regional Championships on February 24-25 at the M&T Bank Field House at York College (Pa.).The Generals, along with 20 other institutions will compete in a two-day double-elimination format tournament. The top three finishers in each weight class will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Roanoke, Va. on March 10-11 at the Berglund Center. The finals will be hosted by the Old Domini...
YORK, Pa. - The Washington and Lee University wrestling team will compete at the 2023 NCAA Division III Southeast Regional Championships on February 24-25 at the M&T Bank Field House at York College (Pa.).
The Generals, along with 20 other institutions will compete in a two-day double-elimination format tournament. The top three finishers in each weight class will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Roanoke, Va. on March 10-11 at the Berglund Center. The finals will be hosted by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and Ferrum College.
W&L is coming off its third straight conference tournament championship titles (2020 and 2022 Centennial Conference and 2023 ODAC championships). The Blue and White will look to the senior class that has a wealth of experience at the regional and national level. Seniors Ryan Luth (Milford, Conn. / Joseph A. Foran) and Riley Parker (Virginia Beach, Va. / First Colonial) claimed automatic bids to the NCAA Championships during the 2022 season and were named All-Americans after finishing fourth and sixth in their respective weight classes during the tournament.
125 - Senior Riley Parker (Virginia Beach, Va. / First Colonial) is coming off a First-Team All-ODAC nod after he cruised through the ODAC Tournament. Parker currently owns a 22-2 record this season and is ranked No. 1 regionally. At the 2022 Southeast Regional Championships, Parker punched his ticket to the NCAA Championship after a third place showing and placed 6th nationally to earn an All-America accolade.
133 - David Rubin (Matawan, N.J. / Matawan Regional) will go into the weekend with a 22-7 record. The sophomore was the runner-up in the 133 weight class at the ODAC Wrestling Championships and named Second Team All-ODAC.
141 - First-year Evan Lindner (New Milford, Conn. / New Milford) is the sixth-ranked wrestler in the 141 class in the Southeast Region. In his rookie campaign, Lindner has posted an 21-5 record and placed second at the ODAC Wrestling Championships.
149 - First-year Colin Bridges (Virginia Beach, Va. / Frank W. Cox) is coming off a Third Team All-ODAC finish at the league championships. Bridges goes into the weekend with a 10-12 record. The first-year won the third place match with a pin just before the first period's clock expired.
157 - Two-time All-American, Ryan Luth (Milford, Conn. / Joseph A. Foran), returns to the regional championships looking to punch another ticket to nationals. Luth ran through the 157 bracket at the ODAC Championships to claim the title. Luth is currently ranked No. 1 in the southeast region and has a 14-0 record this year.
165 - With a 28-11 record, sophomore Harrison Kelly (Berkeley Heights, N.J. / Governor Livingston) is the sixth-ranked 165 weight wrestler in the region. Kelly is coming off a Third Team All-ODAC podium finish and will see his first NCAA post-season action.
174 - First-year Mark Troni (Denver, Colo. / Mullen) has a 20-9 overall record and was the runner-up in the ODAC Championships to be named Second Team All-ODAC.
184 - Senior Cameron Blizard (Greensboro, N.C. / Ragsdale) finished fourth in the 2022 regionals and just missed out on qualifying for nationals. Blizard owns a 17-5 record this year and is currently the fourth-ranked wrestler in the Southeast's 184 class.
197 - With a 21-6 record, junior John Ryan Sedovy (Lexington, Va. / Rockbridge) is ranked fifth in the region with a 21-6 record overall. Sedovy fell in the first place match at the ODAC championships and finished sixth at last year's regional tournament.
285 - ODAC heavy weight champion, senior Matt Majoy (Syosset, N.Y. / Syosset) is the fourth-ranked wrestler in the region and has an 18-7 record.
"The team is excited to compete at the NCAA Southeast Regional tournament this weekend. We feel confident in our preparation and after the regular season, we're really happy with where we are heading into the post-season."
The NCAA DIII Southeast Regional Wrestling Championships will begin on Friday, February 24 and the 6-mat preliminary rounds will start at 11 a.m. followed by the first round, consolation bracket round one, championship bracket quarterfinals and the consolation bracket rounds two and three.
The tournament will continue into Saturday with the championship bracket semifinals to begin at 11 a.m. The consolation quarterfinals and semifinal draws will follow. At 2:30 p.m. the Championship, 3rd, 5th, and 7th place matches on the four mats. All weight classes will run simultaneously.
Admission for all spectators is required for purchase at the door for each day of competition. The cost of tickets is $10 for adults and $5 for students (with a student ID), senior citizens and children; ticket sales and transactions will be cash only.
If you can't make it in person, you can follow along with live results and video all weekend using Track Wrestling.
NOTE: This story will be updated throughout the night as games are completed. Check back later for more results.Park Ridge 39, Butler 35Deron McLaughlin went 5-for-8 from the free-throw line, finishing with a team-high 13 points to lead second-seeded Park Ridge to a narrow victory at home over 15-seed Butler, 39-35, in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 tournament.McLaughlin scored what would be the game-winning basket on a putback with 35 seconds left to give Park Ridge a 37-32 ...
NOTE: This story will be updated throughout the night as games are completed. Check back later for more results.
Park Ridge 39, Butler 35
Deron McLaughlin went 5-for-8 from the free-throw line, finishing with a team-high 13 points to lead second-seeded Park Ridge to a narrow victory at home over 15-seed Butler, 39-35, in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 tournament.
McLaughlin scored what would be the game-winning basket on a putback with 35 seconds left to give Park Ridge a 37-32 lead as well as a pair of game-sealing free throws with five seconds remaining, with Butler’s Josh Emann hitting a 3-pointer in between to temporarily cut the lead to two.
While a matchup between a 15-seed and a 2-seed doesn’t always produce the most entertaining matchups, the Bulldogs (9-14) refused to see their season end without putting up a fight.
“Butler is incredibly well coached,” said Park Ridge head coach Brian Koch on his first-round opponent. “They play with such discipline and attention to detail. As I told my team, the seeds mean nothing in the state tournament. It is all about survive-and-advance, and we were able to do that today.”
Sam Fasola scored 12 points on four made 3-pointers while Zach Mallis added nine points for Park Ridge (17-7), which will host seventh-seeded Emerson Boro in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday.
Emerson Boro 50, Midland Park 42 (OT)
Jeremy Lachman went 7-for-10 from the free-throw line on the way to a team-high 17 points to lead seventh-seeded Emerson Boro to a hard-fought first-round victory at home over 10-seed Midland Park, 50-42, in overtime.
Jason Ziemba scored 14 points with four made 3-pointers while Michael Dillon hit a pair of 3s and went 3-for-4 from the stripe, tallying nine points for Emerson Boro (13-12), which was outscored by a count of 14-6 in the fourth quarter before swinging the momentum with a dominant 12-4 OT period.
Emerson Boro has lost four of the last five games against quarterfinal-round opponent Park Ridge dating back to Feb. 2021, its only win in that span coming in the form of a dramatic 39-38 come-from-behind victory.
The teams have matched up well recently, with each of the last four contests being decided by a margin of seven or fewer points, including three by three points or fewer.
Midland Park falls to 9-16 with the loss.
Kittatinny 47, Waldwick 44
Mike Zoellner scored a team-high 20 points to lead ninth-seeded Kittatinny to a come-from-behind victory on the road over eighth-seeded Waldwick, 47-44.
Zoellner scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth, including an and-1 to give Kittatinny a 45-42 lead with 1:50 remaining, as the Cougars outscored Waldwick by a count of 19-6 in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback.
Hunter Thibault tallied 13 points while Caedon Jones chipped in seven for Kittatinny (10-12), which will go on the road to face top-seeded Cresskill in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday night.
Waldwick drops to 11-14 with the loss.
Cresskill 47, Hawthorne 24
Marko Radovich made three 3-pointers on the way to a team-high 16 points to lead top-seeded Cresskill to a one-sided first-round victory at home over 16-seed Hawthorne, 47-24.
Cody Song notched eight points while Jack Hayward chipped in seven for Cresskill (16-9), which will host ninth-seeded Kittatinny in the nightcap of the quarterfinal round, with tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m.
The loss moves Hawthorne to 7-15 on the year.
West Caldwell Tech 78, New Milford 43
Joel DeSuze scored a team-high to lead fourth-seeded West Caldwell Tech to a victory at home over 13-seed New Milford, 78-43.
Aziz Sutton-Shorter chipped in 16 points while Jesus Koudou added 14 points for West Caldwell Tech (18-9), which will host fifth-seeded Hasbrouck Heights in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
New Milford falls to 10-14 with the loss.
Hasbrouck Heights 56, Mountain Lakes 49 (OT)
Jack Baker scored a game-high 23 points to lead fifth-seeded Hasbrouck Heights to a come-from-behind first-round victory at home over 12-seed Mountain Lakes, 56-49, in overtime.
Evan Werner, Caden DeRosa and Shane Ike had eight points apiece while Anthony Peterson chipped in seven for Hasbrouck Heights (18-8), which trailed by 13 at halftime before swinging the momentum with a 19-10 third quarter.
Hasbrouck Heights put on the clamps in the late stages of the game, allowing seven points in the fourth quarter and only four points in the overtime period.
Nick Shuhet and Nico Dunn scored 11 points apiece while Ben Miniter added eight points for Mountain Lakes, which falls to 8-18 with the loss.
Hasbrouck Heights will go on the road to face fourth-seeded West Caldwell Tech in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday.
Paterson Charter 72, Boonton 48
Deangelo Hibbert scored 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead third-seeded Paterson Charter to a victory at home over 14-seed Boonton, 72-48.
Kemar Degroat also recorded a double-double, tallying 20 points and 12 rebounds for Paterson Charter, which led by one at halftime before blowing things open with a 20-4 third quarter.
Ka’Juan Gee added 13 points while Adrian Mouzone scored four points to go along with six assists and five steals for Paterson Charter (15-6), which will host sixth-seeded Kinnelon, fresh off a dramatic 1-point first-round victory in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Ethan Volante scored a team-high 15 points while Charlie Hurd tallied nine points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals for Boonton, which falls to 9-17 with the loss.
Patrick McMaster chipped in eight points and eight boards for Boonton.
Kinnelon 51, Passaic Charter 50
Nick Canariato tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead sixth-seeded Kinnelon to a narrow victory at home over 11-seed Passaic Charter, 51-50.
Point guard Dylan Charles finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for Kinnelon, which erased a five-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback and advance to Wednesday’s quarterfinal round, where it will face Paterson Charter on the road.
Cam Roberts scored a team-high 11 points while Alix Siri chipped in nine points for Passaic Charter, which falls to 10-12 with the loss.
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NEW!ByGroup 3 teams came out in full force, posting the three top scores of the event on Saturday in Hackensack, with Montville carding a 3,092 for the top team score at the North Jersey, Section 1 sectional tournament at Bowler City.River Dell finished second in Graoup 3 with a 2,993 team total, followed by Old Tappan, which benefitted from a 695 from Ryan Woenne-McManus and posted a 2,969, the third-highest score of the day and enough to secure a wildcard selection for a chance to compete for a state championshi...
Group 3 teams came out in full force, posting the three top scores of the event on Saturday in Hackensack, with Montville carding a 3,092 for the top team score at the North Jersey, Section 1 sectional tournament at Bowler City.
River Dell finished second in Graoup 3 with a 2,993 team total, followed by Old Tappan, which benefitted from a 695 from Ryan Woenne-McManus and posted a 2,969, the third-highest score of the day and enough to secure a wildcard selection for a chance to compete for a state championship.
The top two teams from each group -- as well as the subsequent three wildcards teams with the highest pin totals to not finish top two in their respective group -- will advance to compete in the state team tournament on Monday, Feb. 20 at Bowlero in North Brunswick.
“I’m super impressed on how we responded after an okay Game 1,” said Montville head coach Rick Crescente after his team’s sectional-title-winning performance. “We had River Dell and Old Tappan breathing down our neck.”
The Mustangs came out strong in Game 3, going six-plus frames before leaving one open on the way to their 99-pin win.
Montville will send three bowlers to the state individual tournament, with Tyler Polachek leading the way for the Mustangs with a 682 that was fifth-best among all bowlers. Jesse Kirschner (652) and Eli Kaufman (629) each finished within the top 25 -- the cutoff line for qualifying for state individuals, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 24 at Bowlero.
“These guys have been rolling together for years,” said Coach Crescente on his squad, which also benefitted from a 571 from Conrad Hahn and a 558 from Jack Sherman. “They knocked the conference, county, and sectional title off the list.”
Crescente’s Mustangs won a state title while competing in Group 2 last season, and will have to contend with talented Group 3 squads such as Jackson Memorial, Toms River East, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Freehold Township and others in its attempt to go back-to-back this year.
“All we can do is worry about us,” said Crescente, acknowledging Group 3′s talent level. “And have a good day on the 20th and the 24th down at Bowlero.”
River Dell will also send three bowlers to North Brunswick, with Tom Short (675) finishing sixth overall, followed by a 19th-place finish from Matt McCusker (623) as well as a 611 from Evan Visaggio-Lopez, who took the 25th and final spot by just two pins ahead of Jefferson’s Sean Reiss.
The competition for the Group 2 sectional title was just about as close as could be, with Andrew Lee (634) and Owen Smith (614) qualifying for individuals and -- more importantly -- leading Glen Rock to a 2,844 team total, securing the crown by just two pins ahead of Jefferson.
The battle for Group 4 supremacy was another closely contested one, as Bergen Catholic carded a 2,942 to secure a sectional title, beating second-place Bergen Tech by just 27 pins. Liam Chin (638) and Justin Martin (620) both qualified for Bergen Catholic, while Bergen Tech saw monster performances from fourth-place Tim Porfido (687) and eighth-place Theo Zamora (660).
Group 1 was also fairly competitive, with Wallkill Valley (2,877) securing a sectional title by a margin of 50 pins ahead of Eastern Christian. Wallkill Valley was led by Jimmy Birchenough, who posted a 660 series to finish seventh overall and qualify for states, while Eastern Christian will send both Camden Vogel (641) and Hanyang Wang (617) to Bowlero.
Demarest posted a 2,838, earning a wildcard selection for the state team tournament behind a 636 from Kenneth Miner. Jake Willis finished third among individuals with a 689, helping propel Indian Hills to a 2,832 team score and the final wildcard spot by just 33 pins ahead of Fair Lawn.
Scott Sanczyk of Kinnelon posted the top individual score of the day, recording a 707 series to secure the high series in a field filled with talented bowlers.
(Top two from each group as well as three wildcard teams qualify for states)
1-Bergen Catholic 2,942
2-Bergen Tech 2,915
3-Fair Lawn 2,799
4-Passaic Tech 2,793
6-Don Bosco Prep 2,555
7-Wayne Hills 2,527
8-Wayne Valley 2,512
10-Northern Highlands 2,304
2-River Dell 2,993
3-Old Tappan 2,969
6-Pascack Valley 2,566
8-St. Joseph 2,372
9-Paramus Catholic 2,346
10-West Milford 2,342
1-Glen Rock 2,844
3-Indian Hills 2,832
4-Sussex Tech 2,728
7-Lenape Valley 2,368
9-Pascack Hills 2,229
1-Wallkill Valley 2,877
2-Eastern Christian 2,827
4-New Milford 2,541
6-Hawthorne Christian 2,245
8-Park Ridge-Emerson 1,973
9-Bergen Arts & Science Charter 1,941
(Top 25 qualify for states)
1-Scott Sanczyk, Kinnelon, 707
2-Ryan Woenne-McManus, Old Tappan, 695
3-Jake Willis, Indian Hills, 689
4-Tim Porfido, Bergen Tech, 687
5-Tyler Polachek, Montville, 682
6-Tom Short, River Dell, 675
7-Jimmy Birchenough, Wallkill Valley, 660
7-Theo Zamora, Bergen Tech, 660
9-Ryan Locascio, Vernon, 658
10-Jesse Kirschner, Montville, 652
11-Morgan Fuld, Fair Lawn, 648
12-Camden Vogel, Eastern Christian, 641
13-Liam Chin, Bergen Catholic, 638
14-Kenneth Miner, Demarest, 636
15-Andrew Lee, Glen Rock, 634
16-John Candelaria, Passaic Tech, 633
17-Eli Kaufman, Montville, 629
18-Owen Demeter, Sussex Tech, 628
19-Matt McCusker, River Dell, 623
20-Michael Cullen, New Milford, 620
20-Justin Rizzo, Sussex Tech, 620
20-Justin Martin, Bergen Catholic, 620
23-Hanyang Wang, Eastern Christian, 617
24-Owen Smith, Glen Rock, 614
25-Evan Visaggio-Lopez, River Dell, 611
26-Sean Reiss, Jefferson, 609
27-Pratik Patel, Kinnelon, 607
28-Ross Vocaturo, Don Bosco Prep, 603
29-Jackson Macchia, Jefferson, 602
30-Nathaniel Veit, Pascack Valley, 601
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