1.              Based only on Division Record
2.              Head to head
3 .            Coin toss for 1 and 2
4.              Play-in game in case of tie for third

Below are the guidelines for our tournament:

1.    Dates:   Tuesday, February 6 - Play in date if needed

                      Wednesday, February 7 - Girls 1st Round

                     Thursday, February 8 ‑ Boys 1st Round

                     Tuesday, February 20 - Girls Semi‑finals

                      Wednesday, February 21 ‑ Boys Semi‑finals

Games snowed out will play the next day

   Friday, February 23 - Finals at Manasquan High School  

2.     Time: All games start at 3:30 except the finals at Manasquan.

3.     Location:  At higher seed with finals at Manasquan High School  Gymnasium

            Girls game to be played at 4:30 p.m. with the Boys game immediately following.

4.     Home team pays the officials - M.C.A.L. pays officials in finals.  All playoff games will be played in               the regular season gyms.

5.     No fifth quarters to be played in any tournament game.

6.       The top 3 teams in each division will make the tournament. 

  Round 1  National #2 vs. American #3

                           American #2 vs National #3

          Round 2   Winner of National #2 vs. American #3 plays American #1

                           Winner of American #2 vs National #3 plays National #1 

7.     Trophies will be awarded to first and second place teams in the finals.

8.     Student must be a resident of town/school in which they participate.   

9.       An adult must be at the scorers’ table of all tournament games.  For the finals the M.C.A.L. will                              provide the official book and clock.  No other score keepers will be allowed to sit at the                                score table during the finals.

10.     Higher seed wears white throughout tournament.  (Be sure to check other team’s uniforms in case                        they only have white)


ALL SCORES SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE LEAGUE OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.   732-458-9554                                                   or email to

Please Call In or Email Don Neice, M.C.A.L. Director, After Each Game - 732-458-9554

The Monmouth County Athletic League

The Monmouth County Athletic League Believes Sportsmanship is an Expectation.   So Please Let The Players Play, Let The Coaches Coach, Let The Officials Officiate, Let The Spectators Be Positive.  M.C.A.L. PRIDE