A Heartfelt Thank You to All!

This year, the 18th Season of the Hamilton Park Summer League was a special one dedicated to our dear friend Tom Konchalski who passed away this year in February 2021. Your presence was sadly missed by all the coaches, participants, and your friends at Hamilton Park. Rest in Peace to the great Tom Konchalski; we will never forget you.

My Staff and I would like to thank Mayor Steve Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, & Director Lucinda McLaughlin for supporting our 18th season at Hamilton Park. Special thanks to Moishe’s Moving Systems for purchasing our reversible jerseys, KRE Real Estate Group for purchasing our shorts, the basketball officials and sponsors who donated the money to purchase our shot clocks for this season; the league is forever grateful and cannot thank you enough! To the JCPD East District, we thank you for watching over us and keeping our community safe. We are also grateful to the J.C. Fire Department, the Port Authority, J.C. electrician Lee and J.C. Department of Public Works for helping restore our lights on the court in such a short notice. Thank you also to Nick and Harry from Nardini’s Electric Co. for your service. Thank you to the Jersey City Board President Mussab Ali, Board Members Gina Verdibello, Gerald Lyons and Alexander Hamilton, and also our friend Felicia North for helping us get Franklin L. Williams Middle School #7 & Principal Jaimie Barnaskas for allowing us to use it as our rain site. Special appreciation to all our other rain sites for allowing the league to host the games this season: Sacred Heart, Dickinson HS, NJCU & Hudson Catholic. Special thanks to the Jersey City Parking Authority, and thank You to Elna Mukaida and the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association for all your support. To all of our sponsors, a sincere thank you for once again their generosity in supporting the Hamilton Park Summer League. It is with their support and the J.C. Department of Recreation & Youth Development that allows the summer League to give out such prestigious awards. To our Hamilton Park fans and community, we would like to thank you all who came out to watch the games every night as your support is a HUGE part of what makes our league such a great success. You have welcomed us each year with open arms, and your hospitality is always appreciated. To all the coaches and participants of the 22 teams that participated this season, you made our 18th season a very successful one! With your cooperation, your dedication and support, our league is the best League in the state of New Jersey and the Tri- State area. Thank you to all our referee officials’ for a great job this season! Congratulations to Patrick School on winning the championship this season; job well done! We would also like to thank Hudson Catholic for a great Championship game; it was beyond awesome! Congratulations Elijah Lewis from Watchung Hills HS who was our MVP of the Hamilton Park Summer League this season. Special thanks to our photographer Kaushal Gandhi and all the other photographers who sent us great pictures of our future stars. To our announcer Joh Hester, Allison our Singer & DJ Ricky, you all are a part of our success. Thank you to Matt Bruining who did a tremendous job with the Hamilton Park web site; you may be in Tennessee but you will never be forgotten! We are looking forward to our 19th season in 2022 at beautiful Hamilton Park. We will continue in making our season even better next year. It is a known fact that Hamilton Park is one of the best summer leagues around. Any teams who would like to participate should e-mail us at Hamiltonpark9@aol.com by the end of March, 2022. Anyone who would like to donate can also do so.  The Department of Recreation and Youth Development Donations help make our league such a great success. Once again, With Gratitude & APPRECIATION TO ALL OF YOU!  It was great to be back for our 18th season. Looking forward to our 19th season at beautiful Hamilton Park and being a part of the Hamilton Park Community! 

                                                                                                                Pat Devaney

                                                                                                                             &

                                                                                                                         Staff

Hamilton Park Summer League Championship Game Photos 8/11/21

Hamilton Park Fans!

To recap the Championship Game, (1) Patrick School are your 2021 Hamilton Park Summer League Champions! (1) Patrick School went undefeated this whole summer and sealed the win over (3) Hudson Catholic with a score of 69-67 in the Championship Game. What a thrilling way to finish the Hamilton Park Summer League! Click on the link below to view all of the photos from the Championship Game. The Hamilton Park Summer League would like to thank Kaushal Gandhi for capturing the photos from the Championship Game! Enjoy the photos from the Championship Game! 🙂

Hamilton Park Summer League Championship Game Photos Link:

https://www.kaushalgandhi.com/hamilton_park_summer_league_final

Hamilton Park Summer League Results: Championship Game 8/11/21

What a phenomenal finish to the 18th Season here at the Hamilton Park Summer League! Congratulations to (1) Patrick School as they reclaim the title as Hamilton Park Summer League Champions! Both (3) Hudson Catholic and (1) Patrick School were battling it out the entire game, but (1) Patrick School sealed the victory with a score of 69-67, finished the summer league undefeated, and remain Hamilton Park Summer League Champions! Kudos to Hudson Catholic for competing tonight and bringing the intensity for the Championship Game. The Hamilton Park Summer League would like to give a special shoutout to Watchung Hills’s Elijah Lewis as the MVP of the Summer League; well-deserved Elijah! The Hamilton Park Summer League would like to thank every team that participated this summer. Every team gave it their all and brought the competition all summer! Lastly, a special shoutout to all of the Hamilton Park fans supporting the league and coming out to watch our teams every night. Thank you all for coming out to tonight’s Championship Game! Check out the score from the Championship Game below! 🙂

Hamilton Park Summer League Championship Game

(1) Patrick School – 69(3) Hudson Catholic – 67

Hamilton Park Summer League Action Photos: Semi-Final Games 8/10/21

Hamilton Park Fans!

We have some actions photos for you all to enjoy! Check out the gallery from tonight’s Semi-Final games captured by Kaushal Gandhi. If you were unable to attend the Semi-Final games, you can catch a glimpse of the action through these awesome pictures! The Hamilton Park Summer League would like to thank Kaushal Gandhi for presenting these photos for us. Your work is very much appreciated! Click on the link below to view the Semi-Final action photos! 🙂

https://www.kaushalgandhi.com/hamilton_park_summer_league_semi_final

Hamilton Park Summer League Championship Game: 8/11/21

The biggest game of the Hamilton Park Summer League is here: the Championship Game! All summer long, we’ve had 22 teams compete every night and bring in the best basketball on the court. Playoffs were an interesting run, but only two teams remain to battle for the top spot in the Hamilton Park Summer League: (3) Hudson Catholic and (1) Patrick School. The Championship Game for the Hamilton Park Summer League will be held outside at Hamilton Park, located on 258 9th St. Jersey City, NJ 07302. Tip-off for the Championship Game will be at 7:00pm. Do not miss out on the biggest game of the year; it will be a thriller! Best of luck to both teams competing. See you all at Hamilton Park for the Championship Game! 🙂

Wednesday, August 11, 2021   CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

  • 7:00 pm (3) Hudson Catholic vs. (1) Patrick School

Hamilton Park Summer League Results: Playoff Games 8/10/21

Tuesday’s playoff games have concluded, and we are down to the final two teams in the Hamilton Park Summer League! The Hamilton Park Summer League Championship Game will have (3) Hudson Catholic vs. (1) Patrick School face off for the bragging rights as the top team in the Hamilton Park Summer League. More details about the Championship Game will be released very soon, so stay tuned for updates on our website. Check out the results from tonight’s games! 🙂

Hamilton Park Summer League

(12) St. Joe’s Metuchen – 51(4) Union – 50
(15) St. Peter’s Prep – 55(7) Watchung Hills – 30
(1) Patrick School – 64(12) St. Joe’s Metuchen – 47
(3) Hudson Catholic – 68(15) St. Peter’s Prep – 66