Boys Basketball Saturday Scoreboard, 1/25/14
Class A North
Middletown North 39, Marlboro 30
Senior Ian Wyckoff was the lone Middletown North player in double-figures, but the Lions (7-3, 4-2) still topped the Mustangs (5-7, 2-5) in A North. Junior George Elghoul led Marlboro with a game-high 12 points.
Class A South
Toms River South 61, Toms River North 52
Junior Tymere Berry scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Indians (9-3, 5-2) past the Mariners (6-7, 5-3). Sophomore Tyler Fall added 12 points while senior Marquis Davis handed out eight assists.
Junior Jordan Craig led Toms River North with 20 points and sophomore Pat Marinaccio added 11.
Class B Central
St. Rose at Asbury Park, 1 p.m.
No. 3 Matawan 73, Holmdel 64
Senior Jason Dunne scored 28 points and senior Austen Planes added a career-high 22 as the Huskies (12-1) rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat the Hornets (8-6) and extend their winning streak to 11 games. The loss also snaps a five-game winning streak for Holmdel, who was led by senior Gerard Nocera's 31 points.
No. 1 Point Beach 66, No. 5 Lakewood 43
Senior Matt Farrell scored a game-high 23 points to go with five assists and the Garnet Gulls (11-0) remained unbeaten by handling the Piners (9-3) in a rematch of last year's Shore Conference Tournament final, won by Lakewood.
Senior Noah Yates added 21 points on 6-for-9 shooting from three-point range and senior Dom Uhl had 13 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, seven blocks and five steals.
Senior Maurice Diawara scored 13 of his team-high 16 points in the second half to lead Lakewood.
Wall 60, Raritan 43
Junior Trent Mitchell led four Wall players in double-figures with 16 points and the Crimson Knights (6-6) rolled to a win over the Rockets (3-11). Juniors Brendan Barcas and Ryan Janeczek each added 13 points for Wall and R.J. Janeczek added 10 points in the win.
St. John Vianney 90, Central 68
Senior Vinny Facchino scored a career-high 28 points on six 3-pointers and the Lancers (4-9) shot their way past the Golden Eagles (4-6). Senior Ray Gabeau had 15 points and 13 rebounds, while senior Matt Grenger had 13 points and sophomore Grant Goode poured in 12 in the win.
Juniors Schuyler Smith and Evan Lang each scored 11 points to lead Central.
Shore 65, Mater Dei Prep 47
Junior Dan Largey scored 22 points and the Blue Devils (9-5) coasted to a win over the Seraphs (5-4). Freshman Eddie Lewis led Mater Dei Prep with 17 points and senior Sam Miles pitched in 14.
Allentown 54, Howell 38
New Egypt 51, Keansburg 50
Ranney 52, Calvary Christian 49
Joe Esquival-Murphy converted a three-point play in the final minute of the fourth quarter to give the Panthers (5-6) the lead for good in a non-conference win.
Esquival-Murphy scored 12 points to go with seven rebounds, while senior Grahame Wade led Ranney with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore James Geraghty also pitched in 12 points and seven assists in the win.
Hoops to End Homelessness Benefit
At Elizabeth High School
Patrick School 60, No. 2 CBA 38
Senior Louie Pillari scored 13 points and sophomore Pat Andree had 12, but the Colts (8-4) could not keep up with the Celtics.