Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tourney History

Check out the history of the Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tournament in South Plainfield since its inception in 2009. The tournament, played at South Plainfield High School, is in honor of the legendary boys basketball coach, who took the helm of the program when SPHS first opened, and led it to its only state title in school history in 1964. GMC Teams that have competed in this holiday tourney include: J.P. Stevens, Monroe, Perth Amboy, Perth Amboy Tech, and South Plainfield.


Past Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tourney Championship Game Results

Year Winner Score Loser Score
2009 Hamilton 38 Perth Amboy 32
2010 Perth Amboy 46 J.P. Stevens 36
2011 Monroe 63 J.P. Stevens 48
2012 Hunterdon Central 54 Middletown South 36
2013 Ewing 71 Perth Amboy 46
2014 Ewing 84 Union Catholic 77
2015 Union Catholic 73 Ewing 56
2016 Scotch Plains-Fanwood 59 J.P. Stevens 39
2017 Scotch Plains-Fanwood 64 South Plainfield 47
2018 J.P. Stevens 58 Perth Amboy Tech 26
2019 Scotch Plains-Fanwood 56 South Plainfiield 49

Past Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tournament Champions, Runners-Up, and 3rd Place

Year Champion Runner-Up 3rd Place
2009 Hamilton Perth Amboy South Plainfield
2010 Perth Amboy J.P. Stevens South Plainfield
2011 Monroe J.P. Stevens Ewing
2012 Hunterdon Central Middletown South Ewing
2013 Ewing Perth Amboy Middletown South
2014 Ewing Union Catholic Plainfield
2015 Union Catholic Ewing North Plainfield
2016 Scotch Plains-Fanwood J.P. Stevens North Plainfield
2017 Scotch Plains-Fanwood South Plainfield J.P. Stevens
2018 J.P. Stevens Perth Amboy Tech Scotch Plains-Fanwood
2019 Scotch Plains-Fanwood South Plainfield J.P. Stevens

Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tourney Team Records and Championships

Team Overall
Record
Percentage Trips
To Finals
Championships Championship
Game Record
Percentage
Hamilton 2-0 1.000 1 1 1-0 1.000
Scotch Plains-Fanwood 7-1 .875 3 3 3-0 1.000
Monroe 5-1 .833 1 1 1-0 1.000
Union Catholic 4-1 .800 2 1 1-1 .500
Ewing 11-3 .786 3 2 2-1 .667
Hunterdon Central 6-3 .667 1 1 1-0 1.000
Dickinson 2-1 .667 0 0 0-0 .000
Plainfield 2-1 .667 0 0 0-0 .000
North Plainfield 3-2 .600 0 0 0-0 .000
Middletown South 5-4 .556 1 0 0-1 .000
Perth Amboy 8-8 .500 3 1 1-2 .333
Immaculata 3-3 .500 0 0 0-0 .000
J.P. Stevens 9-16 .360 4 1 1-3 .250
Randolph 2-4 .333 0 0 0-0 .000
Summit 1-2 .333 0 0 0-0 .000
South Plainfield 6-20 .231 2 0 0-2 .000
Perth Amboy Tech 1-5 .167 1 0 0-1 .000
Academy of Urban Leadership 0-2 .000 0 0 0-0 .000

Anthony J. Cotoia Holiday Tourney Brackets