Anna L. Klein beat the Horace Mann Cougars at North Bergen High, 49-48, March 4.
Visitors Scoring: Laurence Finn - 14 points Diego Hernandez - 10 points Kelvin Cedeno - 20 points Home Scoring:: Steven Ruiz - 18 points John Gutierrez - 15 points Kayton Darley - 10 points
Game Notes: Anna L. Klein won the North Bergen Elementary Championship by 1 point in a thrilling game played at North bergen High School. Steven Ruiz (Klein) hit a free throw with 1.2 seconds left to break a 48-48 tie score and win the game.
Record of Both Teams, conference and overall: Klein had a final record of 13-1 under coach Mark Rogers. Horace Mann finished with a 9-5 final record under coach Artie Pena.