Boys Basketball Thursday Scoreboard, 2/11/16
Class A North
No. 1 CBA 73, Howell 43
Senior Pat Andree scored 33 points and the Colts (17-3, 12-0) routed the Rebels (8-14, 5-9) to clinch no worse than a share of the Class A North championship. CBA can win the division title outright if Marlboro defeats Freehold Township on Friday or if the Colts themselves beat Freehold Township on Saturday.
Marlboro 68, Freehold Boro 51
Senior P.J. Ringel scored 11 points and added five steals to help lead a balanced Mustangs (12-7, 8-5) attack in a win over the Colonials (5-16, 3-10). Junior Daniel Weiss also scored 11 points for Marlboro.
Junior Ryan LaRocca chipped in 10 points, four assists and four steals and sophomore Brian Levine contributed eight points, eight assists and eight steals. Freshman Dylan Kaufman also had nine points, six rebounds and three assists in the win.
Senior Chris Hannigan led Freehold Boro with nine points.
Class A Central
No. 3 Manasquan 59, Raritan 51
Junior Devin Jensen scored 15 of his game-high 18 points in the first half, including five three-pointers for the game, and the Warriors (18-2, 11-1) beat the Rockets (10-10, 5-7) to clinch the outright Class A Central championship.
Brothers Jack and Tom Sheehan each scored 15 points, with Jack adding five rebounds and seven assists and Tom hauling in 15 rebounds. The brothers combined for all of Manasquan's nine unanswered points to close the third quarter and give the Warriors a 45-36 lead heading to the fourth.
Senior Eddie Tynion led Raritan with 15 points and senior Joe Strand chipped in 12 in the loss.
Holmdel 64, Shore 22
Sophomore Kyle Cardaci led four Holmdel players in double-figure scoring with 19 points and the Hornets (10-9, 6-6) beat the Blue Devils (2-18, 1-11) to qualify for the Shore Conference Tournament.
Senior Max Phillips scored 13 points and fellow senior John Miller added 12 for Holmdel. Joe Sciarra also netted 10 points in the win.
St. John Vianney 63, Monmouth 41
Senior Grant Goode scored 25 points and Zach Howarth added 19 to lead the Lancers (12-8, 8-4) to a win over the Falcons (2-18, 1-11). Howarth is now 24 points away from reaching the 1,000-point mark for his career.
Class A South
Brick 61, Brick Memorial 41
Senior Kenny Buell posted a triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Green Dragons (12-8, 8-6) to a win over the crosstown rival Mustangs (1-17, 1-13), clinching a season sweep in the Brick rivalry.
Dan Venezia added 10 points and eight rebounds while Jasir Taylor chipped in eight points and five rebounds.
Anthony Argondizza led Brick Memorial with 14 points.
Southern 65, Lacey 60
Senior Peyton Wejnert led four Southern players in double-figures with 17 points and the Rams (13-7, 10-4) held off the Lions (2-16, 1-13). Wejnert also added seven rebounds.
Sophomore Jake Dubois scored 15 points, junior Mark Valeriani added 12 points and six assists, and senior Ethan Dubois chipped in 11 points, four rebounds and six assists in the win.
Senior Vinnie DellaVolla scored 16 points to lead Lacey, which also had four players reach double-figure scoring. Freshman Kevin O'Rourke added 14 points, Geoff Fairlough added 13 and Carl Swenson chipped in 10 in defeat.
Toms River East 50, Toms River South 39
Senior Phil Lingat scored a game-high 23 points and the Raiders (13-5, 10-4) topped the Indians (7-12, 5-9) for the second time this season. Senior Ryan West added 15 points for Toms River East.
Junior Denzel Wilson led Toms River South with 16 points and senior R.J. Laing added 11 in the loss.
Class B North
No. 6 Colts Neck 66, Wall 35
Senior Tom O'Reilly scored 19 points and senior Lloyd Daniels added 17 as the Cougars (16-3, 12-2) routed the Crimson Knights (3-17, 1-13) to clinch the outright Class B North championship while also extending their winning streak to nine games.
Ocean 60, Matawan 45
Senior Scott Bradley led a balanced scoring effort with 13 points and the Spartans (12-9, 6-8) topped the Huskies (10-11, 7-7). Senior Manny Padron added 11 points and junior Darius Brown chipped in 10 points in the win.
Sophomore Michael Dunne led Matawan with 12 points and senior Randy Meyers added 10 in the loss.
Class B Central
Point Beach 51, Henry Hudson 32
Senior Alex Mrusek scored 12 points and the Garnet Gulls (13-8, 9-5) opened up the game in the second half after taking a five-point lead to the break in a win over the Admirals (9-10, 4-10).
Senior Mike Rice added 11 points and sophomore Danny Frauenheim poured in 10 for Point Beach.
Senior Tom DeFillippo led Henry Hudson with 13 points.
St. Rose 58, Keansburg 33
Sophomore Jared Scheininger scored 13 points and the Purple Roses (13-8, 9-5) coasted to a win over the Titans (2-18, 1-13). Senior John Krotulis added 12 points and senior Billy Frost chipped in 11 for St. Rose.
No. 2 Mater Dei Prep 87, Asbury Park 33
Senior NyQuan McCombs scored a game-high 21 points and the Seraphs (19-1, 14-0) completed an unbeaten season in Class B Central by routing the Blue Bishops (3-13, 3-11).
Junior Elijah Barnes added 11 points and senior Kyle Elliot and junior Elijah Mitchell each poured in 10 points. Elliot also swiped 5 steals and Mitchell added four. Sophomore Kenny Jones posted eight points, six assists and four steals as well.
TyQuere Davis led Asbury Park with 10 points.
No. 5 Ranney 76, Keyport 33
Freshman Bryan Antoine scored 19 points and handed out eight assists to lead the Panthers (18-2, 12-2) to a win over the Red Raiders (5-13, 4-10).
Freshman Scottie Lewis added 17 points and senior Corey Natofsky chipped in 12 for Ranney. Freshman Alex Klatsky also hit three three-pointers and finished with nine points in the win.
Senior Travis Alvarez led Keyport with 14 points.
Middletown North 61, Red Bank 52
Freshman Rob Higgins scored 19 points to go along with six rebounds and five assists as the Lions (13-7) beat the Bucs (10-10) for their fourth straight win.
Senior Colin Frawley also posted 15 points, 10 rebounds and six assists on Senior Night, while junior Marc Cerbo added 11 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Dave Campbell also had nine points and six rebounds for Middletown North.
Senior Sadiq Palmer led Red Bank with 20 points while sophomore Devin Cooper poured in 10 in the loss.