Newton beats Dover in first round of hoops tourney

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  • Newton's Luke Young takes a shot in the fourth period. Photos by George Leroy Hunter

  • Newton's Jacob Heller dribbles the ball in the third period. Heller scored eight points.

  • Newton's Jake Tarabokija scored scored 29 points.

  • Newton's Luismy Arias scored six points.

  • Newton's Luke Young scored eight points.

  • Dover Tiger Will Fritch handles the ball. Fritch scored ten points.

  • Newton's Jake Tarabokija on the foul line in the second half.

  • Newton's Luismy Arias defends against a Dover ball handler.

  • Newton's Thomas Salomon moves the ball forward in the fourth period. Salomon scored nine points.

— Newton High School (Sussex County, N.J.) defeated Dover High School (Morris County, N.J.) in boys varsity basketball on Tuesday, February 28, 2018. The final score was 68-59. The game took place at Newton High School.

Jake Tarabokija scored scored 29 points to lead top-seeded Newton to a victory against 16th-seeded Dover in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 2 Tournament in Newton.

Thomas Salomon added nine points and Troy Babcock, Luke Young and Jacob Heller contributed eight points apiece for Newton.

Rafael Castro scored 17 points and Robbie Strelec finished with 15 for Dover.

Team records: Dover Tigers 10-17. Newton Braves 22-3.

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