Boys Basketball Friday NJSIAA Tournament Scoreboard, 3/2/18
Central Jersey Group III
(4) Neptune at (1) Moorestown - PPD, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Central Jersey Group I
(3) Point Beach 63, (2) New Egypt 42
Senior Danny Frauenheim scored 13 points and broke Matt Farrell's previously-held school record for career assists in helping the Garnet Gulls (20-9) beat the Warriors (17-12) and advance to the Central Jersey Group I final Tuesday at top-seeded Burlington City.
Frauenheim dished out six assists on Friday and now holds the school record with 547, surpassing Farrell's 545.
Senior Mohamed Traore led Point Beach with 21 points and also added seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. Senior Josh Yates hit four three-pointers for 12 points and added four steals, while senior Trevor Covey pitched in nine points, nine rebounds, two steals and three blocks.
Point Beach had an efficient game on both ends of the floor, shooting 9-for-19 from three-point range while forcing 17 New Egypt turnovers.
Tuesday's sectional final at Burlington City is a rematch of a competitive sectional semifinal from a year ago, which Burlington City won, 59-54. The sectional final appearance will be the fifth in nine seasons for Point Beach and first since reaching the title game in three straight years from 2013 to 2015.
South Jersey Non-Public A
(7) Red Bank Catholic 59, (2) CBA 54
Sophomore Charlie Gordinier scored a team-high 18 points behind four three-pointers and the Caseys (18-10) beat the Colts (17-8) for the first time since a 1989 NJSIAA Tournament game, according to former head coach Joe Nappo.
After shocking second-seeded CBA, Red Bank Catholic will travel to play No. 3 St. Joseph of Metuchen in the sectional semifinal on Monday.
Junior Stephen Lubischer added 13 points for RBC and sophomore Kevin Bauman chipped in 12 points and 12 rebounds while both were instrumental in holding CBA junior duo of Stephen Braunstein and Josh Cohen to a combined 22 points.
Lubischer stuck on Braunstein for most of the game and held him to 10 points while Bauman limited Cohen to 12.
Junior Liam Kennedy led CBA with a game-high 19 points and senior Rob Mahala poured in 13 points in his final high school game.
RBC's win over CBA avenged two earlier losses to the Colts, including a 73-48 drubbing in the Shore Conference Tournament round of 16.