Parsippany Christian Boys Basketball beat Veritas Christian


PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Christian beat Veritas Christian who was 32-0 the past two years and two time defending champs. Parsippany Christian’s last championship was 2013-2014 season. The proud boys play at the regionals in Maryland this upcoming weekend.

Alex Bent hit three 3-pointers and had 16 points for Parsippany Christian in a 55-45 win over Veritas Christian in the final of the Metro Christian Athletic Conference Tournament in Parsippany.

Tied at 43 after regulation, Parsippany Christian outscored Veritas Christian 12-2 in overtime. Michael Jetton and Ryan Crombie each put 11 points on the board in the win.

Jake Doorley scored 19 points while David Lacopo contributed 11, Luke Barber grabbed 13 boards and Tolu Akintunde pulled down 10 for Veritas Christian.

Parsippany Christian School, a private Christian school located in Parsippany, was founded in 1970. Parsippany Christian School consists of PK-12th grades. The purpose of the school is to provide a sound academic education integrated with a Christian view of God and the world. Social activities, athletics, and discipline procedures are also governed by biblical principles. The school is a member of American Association of Christian Schools and the Garden State Association of Christian Schools.

The school has an enrollment of 165 students.