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On Jan. 7, the Monroe 6th grade boys basketball team defeated Edison by the score of 44-27. The team was led by the great play of Frankie Carr with 13 points, 11 rebounds and two assists. Mike Buffalino had 10 points and Colin Horsch chipped in with six. Vincent Mahmoud and James Pullino helped out with 12 rebounds between them. Mark Gulick and Joe Costa had seven steals and five rebounds to round out the teams’ best effort of the year to date.

On Jan.7, the Monroe Voodoo played its first game against the Wolfpack in the 16-and-under division at Goodsports in Aberdeen. The Voodoo’s first goal came from the stick of Jeff Jimenez. The Wolfpack came back with a goal to tie it. In a fast second period, the Wolfpack took a quick 3-1 lead. But with some fancy passing between Mark Kubera and Brian Mcnutt, they cut the lead with a goal. Then, Dave Gsellemeyer scored a great goal on a pass from Ed Hendler and Sean Galianse to tie the game up at the end of the second period. Sean Galianse scored in the final period, but the Wolfpack tied the score to end the game in a 4-4 tie. The Voodoos’ next game is Jan 14 at 6:00 pm at Goodsports.

Registrations for the Sayreville Athletic Association’s Babe Ruth-sanctioned baseball/softball 2001 season will be accepted at the Morgan Complex located on Woodland Avenue and Grove Street on the following Saturdays between 10 a.m. and noon: Feb. 3 and every Saturday in March. There will be no uniform bond, and players will keep all uniforms and receive trophies. The cost is $50 for one child, $80 for the second child and $100 for three of more. There is a $75 workbond. For more information, call (732) 257-3998.

Registration is being accepted for the Old Bridge ice hockey youth instructional program, held Saturday evenings beginning Jan. 13 from 6:15 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. at the Old Bridge Sports Arena. The 10-week winter program will teach youngsters ages 5 through 12 the fundamentals of hockey, including stickhandling, passing and shooting. Participants are required to wear full equipment. The one-hour sessions are broken into two age groups: 5-8 and 9-13. The cost is $175 for Old Bridge residents and $200 for nonresidents. The program is sponsored by the township Department of Parks, Recreation and Social Services. For more information call John Piccolo at 721-5600, ext. 4025, or at 679-8339.