Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Classic

At Long Branch

Asbury Park 57, Belleville 39

Junior Alexx Harbour scored 12 of his game-high 24 points in the first quarter to win game MVP honors and the Blue Bishops (6-6) topped the Buccaneers (2-6) for their third straight win. Senior Ja'King Agostini added eight points for Asbury Park.

No. 9 Neptune 48, Arts Newark 32

Senior Jared Kimbrough posted a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds to win game MVP honors and the Scarlet Fliers (8-3) rolled to a win over the Jaguars (1-8). Senior Scott Fields added 10 points and freshman Sam Fagan pitched in nine for Neptune.

No. 7 Matawan 58, Long Branch 57

Senior Mike Dunne buried a short jumper with 24 seconds left to give Matawan the lead and the Huskies (9-2) held on to beat the Green Wave (4-5) and survive a furious second-half comeback by Long Branch.

Dunne finished with a game-high 20 points to lead Matawan, while sophomore Darrell Rogers added 16 points in the win.

Senior Tyree Morris got an open look on a corner three-pointer in the final seconds but the shot rimmed out to end the game. Morris and junior Marc Dennis each scored 18 points to lead the Green Wave, which overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to take its first lead of the game with 3:47 left to play and led 57-54 after a pair of free throws by Dennis with 1:50 left.


Sunday, Jan. 14


Hoophall Classic

At Springfield College

Mount St. Joseph (Md.) 71, No. 1 Ranney 48

Junior Scottie Lewis scored a game-high 27 points to take home team MVP honors, but the Panthers (9-3) were no match for Maryland recruit Jalen Smith and the Mount St. Raymond's. The 6-11 forward scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the win, while junior James Bishop led the way with 24 points. Bishop has offers from Kansas State, LSU, North Carolina State, Tulsa and Virginia Commonwealth.

Junior Bryan Antoine also chipped in 14 points and three steals for Ranney, which played without junior guard Ahmadu Sarnor. Sarnor was ejected from Thursday's win over Mater Dei and Sunday served the first game of a two-game suspension, as required by NJSIAA rules. Sarnor will also be required to sit Tuesday's game at St. Rose.


All About Sports Showcase

At Rowan University

Westampton Tech 58, Lakewood 38

Sophomore Ryan Savoy scored 13 points but the Piners (5-5) fell to Westampton Tech (5-5), led by senior Stan Martin with 19 points.

Lakewood played without twins Jyheir and Zyheir Jones who, according to coach Randy Holmes, were at the Jaguars vs. Steelers AFC Divisional Playoff game in Pittsburgh.


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