Future Cat Karl Towns Jr. has been on fire throughout the playoffs, wins state title

Karl Towns - photo by Mark Jordan | NJ.com
Karl Towns – photo by Mark Jordan | NJ.com

If opponents were stumped on how to shut down 7-foot-1  Jr. during the regular season, then they don’t even want to hear about how well he’s performing in the postseason.

The -bound junior has been on fire throughout the playoffs this season, leading his St. Joe’s-Metuchen team to their fourth straight Middlesex County title and, on Saturday, their second straight New Jersey Non-Public A title by beating St. Peter’s Prep, 57-47, at Toms River High School North’s Pine Belt Arena.

St. Joe’s now expects to be among the top two or three seeds for next week’s New Jersey Tournament of Champions, which is now wide open after Roselle Catholic upset two-time defending TOC winner St. Anthony, 48-44, in the Non-Public B final behind 13 points and 11 boards from -bound forward Tyler Roberson.

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