Hackensack Jr. Comets Basketball
8th Grade Team


This site was created to improve communication among our team members and to keep our fans up-to-date with the latest action and scores from our games. By including such things as the schedule, standings, and directions to away games, I hope the site will cut down on phone calls and improve game attendance.  Make sure to check out the "Coach's Corner" page for game comments. 


2015-16 All-Star Season Information (updated 1/31/2016)

$120 Registration Fee must be paid in full by 12/07/2015

2/01/2016 - Practice 6:00pm at Hackensack Middle School.

2/06/2016 - Game 12:00pm vs Hoboken at West New York Middle School.

West New York Middle School
201 57th Street
West New York, NJ 07093

Take I-95 SOUTH (NJ Turnpike) 
Take Exit #17 onto 495 EAST toward the LINCOLN TUNNEL 
Take the KENNEDY BLVD exit onto 30th Street 
Make a Left onto KENNEDY BLVD 
Turn Right on 43rd Street 
Turn Left on PARK Ave 
Stay in the Left lane to continue onto BROADWAY

The school is on the Left (corner of Broadway and 57th Street)


Holiday Hoops Tournament Schedule

12/18/2015 - Lost (56 to 64) vs NJ Goats

12/19/2015 - Won (60 to 36) vs Clifton

12/20/2015 - Lost (34 to 42) vs PBA

2015 Bergen Catholic Fall Ball Tournament:

October 9, 2015 - won (61 to 40) vs NJ Goats

October 11, 2015 - won (58 to 57) vs Rockland Falcons

October 11, 2015 - lost (47 to 48) vs Hoop Dreamz

Video of Game Winning Shot (Comets vs Rockland Falcons)

We were losing 54 to 57 with 2.5 seconds remaining in the game.

Kevin Mateo inbounded the ball to Rae'jon Figures who came off a screen set by Jason Poueriet.

Rae'jon hit a 3-pointer to tie the game and he got fouled.

Rae'jon went to the line and made the game winning foul shot.

All-Star Season:

Registration Fee of $120 is due in full by December 7, 2015.

The basketball season runs from October 2015 through March 2016, and includes the team participating in the following league/tournament

2015 Bergen Catholic Fall Ball Tournament (October 2015)

2015 Holiday Hoops Tournament (December 2015)

West New York League (January 2016 through March 2016)

All-Star Team Uniform:

The 8th grade team uniform is the A4 Navy/Gold reversible.

Uniform Fee of $34 is due by November 2, 2015.





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