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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2008

CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746


Hockey Tournament Begins Dec. 1 at Warinanco Park Ice Skating Rink;
Morris Knolls will defend title in 7-team tourney

ROSELLE, N.J. – The 26th Annual George T. Cron High School Hockey Tournament will begin Monday, December 1, at 6:00 p.m. at the Warinanco Ice Skating Center in Roselle. Seven of the best high school hockey teams in New Jersey will compete at the Warinanco skating rink, located in Warinanco Park, a facility of the Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal.

The First Round schedule is as follows:

Monday, Dec. 1  – 6:00 p.m.: Mendham vs. Westfield
Tuesday, Dec. 2 – 6:00 p.m.: Scotch Plains-Fanwood vs. Cranford
                         8:30 p.m.: Summit vs. Arthur L. Johnson

The Morris Knolls High School hockey team, winner of the tournament for the past two years, has a bye for the first round.

The Second Round of the tournament will begin Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6:00 p.m., with Morris Knolls playing the winner of the Westfield-Mendham game. The Second Round will continue on Monday, Dec. 8, with games at 6:00 and 8:30 p.m.

The Semi-Final Round of the Cron Tournament will be on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m.

The Finals will be played on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 6:00 and 8:30 p.m. at the Warinanco Ice Skating Center.

Spectator admission to the tournament is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for youths 17 years of age and younger.

The Warinanco Ice Skating Center is located off Thompson and Seventh avenues in Roselle.
The rink can also be approached from the St. Georges Avenue and Park Street entrances to Warinanco Park, near the Elizabeth border.