Boys Basketball Saturday Scoreboard, 12/23/17
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At Toms River Athletic Arena
(5) Marlboro 61, (12) Manchester 41
(13) Brick Memorial 61, (4) Freehold Twp. 56
(9) St. Rose 56, (8) Donovan Catholic 48
(1) No. 9 Toms River North 44, (16) Jackson Memorial 35
At Toms River North Gym
(6) Point Boro 69, (11) Toms River East 62
(3) Red Bank Catholic 66, (14) Lacey 51
(7) Middletown South 77, (10) Central 61
(2) No. 7 Manasquan 46, (15) Toms River South 20
Score at the Shore Holiday Tournament
(10) Asbury Park 48, (7) Jackson Liberty 42
Senior Donte Abrams scored 13 points and senior Ja'King Agostini added 10 to lead the Blue Bishops (2-1) past the Lions (2-2) and into the quarterfinals at the Score at the Shore Tournament. Asbury Park will play St. Joseph of Metuchen on Tuesday.
Junior Daniel Sofield led Jackson Liberty with a game-high 14 points while senior Kyle White added 11 in the loss.
(8) Mainland 46, (9) Monmouth 30
Senior Ryan Cronin scored 13 points, but the Falcons (0-4) fell to the Mustangs (2-2) in the preliminary round of the Score at the Shore Tournament. Monmouth will play Jackson Liberty in the consolation game on Wednesday.
City of Palms Classic
At Florida Southwestern State College
No. 1 Ranney 64, Mountain Brook (Ala.) 62
Junior Bryan Antoine hit a halfcourt shot to beat the final buzzer and the Panthers (5-1) beat nationally-ranked Mountain Brook in dramatic fashion.
Antoine finished with 36 points, four rebounds and eight steals, giving him an average of 29.5 points per game during Ranney's four-game run to the consolation-bracket championship.
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Junior Alex Klatsky scored 21 points and went 6-for-8 from three-point range with 18 points in the first half alone for Ranney. Junior Scottie Lewis chipped in seven points, six rebounds and seven assists in the win.
Ranney took a 48-32 lead into the third quarter, only to watch it slip away. Trendon Watford - a top-50 player in the Class of 2019 along with Antoine and Lewis - stole a pass by Antoine out of a backcourt trap and layed it in to put Mountain Brook ahead, 62-61 with 1.6 seconds left.
After a timeout, Ranney junior Ahmadu Sarnor ran the baseline and fired a pass up to Antoine, who took one dribble and launched a shot from the midcourt line between two defenders. The shot found its mark and Antoine's teammates mobbed him in the middle of the floor.
Watford finished with 24 points, 20 rebounds and four steals to lead Mountain Brook.
Oak Ridge (Fla.) 56, Wesleyan Christian (N.C.) 52
McEachern (Ga.) 56, Chicago Simeon 54
University School (Fla.) 77, Memphis East (Tenn.) 72
At Drexel University
No. 2 Mater Dei Prep 77, West Catholic (Pa.) 57
Senior Kyle Cardaci poured in 20 points to lead five Mater Dei players in double-figure scoring and the Seraphs (4-0) rolled to a win over West Catholic of Philadelphia. Cardaci knocked down four of his team's eight three-pointers and also added six rebounds, four assists and three steals.
Junior Alexander Rice posted 17 points, four rebounds and five assists, while senior Adam Afifi turned in a double-double with 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.
Senior Yasin Pretlow poured in 12 points and senior Kenny Jones pitched in 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in the win.