Boys Basketball Saturday Scoreboard, 2/3/18
Class A North
No. 6 Colts Neck 54, Howell 50
Senior Dan Gaines scored 16 points and the Cougars (14-3, 9-3) rallied from an eight-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the Rebels (9-8, 4-8).
Senior Zach Albom added 13 points for Colts Neck, which outscored Howell, 21-9, in the fourth quarter.
Senior Eddie Morales led Howell with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Class A South
Toms River East 68, Southern 58
Sophomore Mike Goodall scored 21 points, including eight in a row during a key stretch of the third quarter, to help the Raiders (9-9, 6-5) pick up a crucial road win over the Rams (9-10, 6-6).
Senior Nick Silvia added 15 points and 11 rebounds while senior Nick Shortino had 13 points and five boards for Toms River East, which watched a 21-6 first-quarter lead turn into a 29-28 deficit by halftime.
Senior Jake DuBois led Southern with 18 points, while senior Thomas Foster and junior Cole Markley added 12 each in defeat. Foster also added nine rebounds and five blocks, while junior Vinnie Deck made it four Southern players to reach double-figure scoring with 10 points.
Class B North
Long Branch 70, Middletown North 56
Senior Tyree Morris scored 21 points to lead five Long Branch players in double-figure scoring and the Green Wave (8-10, 6-6) beat the Lions (8-10, 6-6) for the second time this week for their third straight win.
Junior Marc Dennis poured in 16 points, senior Kaymar Mimes netted 12 and seniors Mark Hill and Khalil Campbell scored 10 points each for Long Branch.
Ocean 54, Henry Hudson 38
Senior Andrew Seager scored 16 points and the Spartans (12-8) topped the Admirals (2-14) on the road. Junior Michael Cascaes added nine points and sophomore Jack Miller netted eight for Ocean.
Holmdel 63, Brick Memorial 52
Senior Tim Zhou scored 21 points and senior Johnny Christian added 18 to lead the Hornets (9-7) to a win over the Mustangs (10-9), which clinched them a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.
Senior Kevin Starrett led Brick Memorial with 15 points and senior Jake Sliazis added 12 in the loss.
Wall 65, Jackson Liberty 34
Senior Steve Geis knocked down eight three-pointers and finished with a game-high 26 points to help the Crimson Knights (8-11) coast to a win over the Lions (7-12), who played without injured junior leading scorer Daniel Sofield.
Senior Andy Lenneper added 20 points for Wall.
No. 3 Rumson-Fair Haven 56, No. 7 Manasquan 45
Junior Jackson McCarthy scored seven of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Bulldogs (16-1) pulled away to beat the Warriors (14-3) on the road for their 13th straight win.
McCarthy also pulled in seven rebounds, while senior Devin Cooper poured in 14 and sophomore Phil Wheeler pitched in 11 off the bench - including 10 in the first half.
Senior Elijah McAllister led the defensive effort with four points, 12 rebounds and eight blocked shots. Manasquan led 38-37 after a three-pointer by junior Brad McCabe late in the third quarter, then went more than eight minutes without a field goal before senior Ryan Flanagen broke the spell with 1:09 left to play.
McCabe led the Warriors with 14 points, including four three-pointers, while senior Emilio Stevenson drained three threes and finished with 13 points.
Lakewood 52, Freehold Twp. 47
Sophomore Ryan Savoy put up his first career triple-double to lead the Piners (12-8) to a win over the Patriots (7-11). Savoy finished with 16 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocked shots.
Edison 55, Freehold Boro 49 (OT)
Juniors Jack Bisaha and Lucas Bruckmann scored 16 points each, but the Colonials (2-16) fell to the Eagles (12-9) in overtime. Junior Quincy Davis added 13 points in the loss.
Cherokee 64, No. 4 CBA 61
Junior Stephen Braunstein scored 24 points and classmate Josh Cohen added 18, but the Cheifs (11-6) used eight second-half three-pointers to sink the Colts (13-4) and end CBA's 10-game winning streak.
Neptune 55, Bayonne 44
Senior Jared Kimbrough scored 22 points, hauled in 11 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead the Scarlet Fliers (15-4) past the Bees (5-14) for their fifth straight win and ninth in their last 10 games.
Senior Scott Fields and junior Dwaine Jones added 10 points each, with Fields also contributing eight rebounds, four steals and two blocks for Neptune, which took a 22-point lead into the fourth quarter.
Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfest
At Roselle Catholic
A.L. Johnson 72, St. Rose 44