Class A North

Freehold Twp. 54, Manalapan 39

Bobby Weise and Steve Staklinski scored 13 points each to lead a balanced scoring effort as the Patriots beat the Braves. John Carroll added 10 points in the win.

Scott Scherer led Manalapan with 12 points.

No. 1 CBA 69, Howell 52

Pat Andree scored a game-high 26 points to and. with a three-pointer in the third quarter, became CBA's all-time leading scorer as the Colts upended the Rebels.

Andree ecplised the previous record of 1,671 set by Bob Roma in 1975 and now holds the record with 1,675 after Tuesday's game.

Nick Mugavero scored all 18 of his points in the second half, as CBA erased a two-pint halftime deficit. Jack McGuire also added 14 points for CBA.

Steve Palumbo scored all 14 of his points in the second quarter to lead Howell.

Marlboro 55, Freehold Boro 52

Mike Jastrzebski scored 16 points and the Mustangs held off a second-half surge by the Colonials to earn the win. Matt Dean added 13 points and Daniel Weiss chipped in 10 in the win.

Jake Curry scored 15 points to lead Freehold Boro while Markee Gill added 14 and Ashante Worthy chipped in 10.

Middletown North 73, Middletown South 57

Rob Higgins scored 21 points and dished out five assists to lead the Lions to a win over the crosstown-rival Eagles. Dave Campbell added 13 points and five assists while John Swift chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds.

Tom Marron led Middletown South with 16 points.

 

Class A Central

Holmdel 47, Shore 43

Max Phillips scored 14 points and Kyle Cardaci added 12 to help the Hornets edge the Blue Devils.

No. 3 Manasquan 56, Raritan 36

Ryan Jensen posted 17 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists and seven blocks and the Warriors handled the Rockets to win their 13th straight to open the season. Jack Sheehan added 16 points, four rebounds and five assists, while Devin Jensen pitched in 10 points.

St. John Vianney 80, Monmouth 48

Grant Goode and Zach Howarth scored 24 points each and the Lancers coasted to a win over the Falcons for their fourth straight victory. Matt DeBrizzi chipped in 17 points thanks to five three-pointers.

Tyler Hawkins led Monmouth with 18 points.

 

Class A South

Brick 52, Brick Memorial 45

Noah Buono scored 19 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to help lead the Green Dragons to a win over the rival Mustangs. Brandon Williams chipped in 14 points and seven assists in the win.

No. 9 Southern 62, Lacey 38

Peyton Wejnert led a balanced Southern scoring attack with 15 points and the Rams beat the Lions for their fourth straight win. Ethan Dubois added 14 points, nine assists and three steals, while Mark Valeriani contributed 11 points and four assists in the win.

Vinnie DellaVolla led Lacey with 15 points.

No. 4 Toms River North 79, Jackson Memorial 45

Pat Marinaccio scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Mariners rolled to a win over the Jaguars to remain unbeaten in Class A South. Mike Nyisztor also scored 14 points, while Darrion Carrington chipped in 13 points and seven assists. Jaden Rhoden also poured in 12 points for Toms River North.

Toms River East 66, Toms River South 39

Phil Lingat scored a game-high 24 points and the Raiders handled the rival Indians. Denzel Wilson scored 16 points to lead Toms River South.

 

Class B North

No. 10 Colts Neck 57, Wall 33

Senior Tom O'Reilly scored 15 points and senior Kyle Gordon added 12 as the Cougars cruised to a win over the Crimson Knights.

Mike Andrejco led Wall with 13 points.

No. 8 Long Branch 61, Neptune 56

Jamar Foster scored a team-high 18 points to go with eight rebounds and Anthony Velazquez poured in 17 points and grabbed nine boards to help lead the Green Wave to a win over the Scarlet Fliers - its seventh straight win overall and seventh straight division win to open the B North season. T.J. Fosque also scored 12 points for Long Branch.

Barry Brown led Neptune with a game-high 33 points, while Jared Kimbrough added 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks.

Matawan 52, Ocean 42

Mergim Gjyriqi led a balanced Matawan scoring effort with 14 points and Randy Myers added 12 points and 15 rebounds to help lead the Huskies to a win over the Spartans. Michael Dunne also scored 13 points in the win.

Scott Bradley led Ocean with 13 points.

Red Bank Catholic 51, Red Bank 40

Terrence Calandrillo scored a game-high 15 points and the Caseys beat the Bucs for their second straight win since snapping an eight-game losing streak last week.

Red Bank senior Sadiq Palmer scored all 12 of his points in the second half, including the 1,000th of his career on a free throw in the third quarter. Devin Cooper scored 14 points to lead the Bucs.

 

Class B Central

No. 2 Mater Dei Prep 91, Asbury Park 37

Elijah Barnes scored a game-high 21 points while adding five rebounds and three blocks to help the Seraphs rout the Blue Bishops. Kenny Jones added 15 points, four rebounds and four steals in his Mater Dei debut, while Kyle Elliot also chipped in 12 points in the win.

Christian Braggs led Asbury Park with 14 points.

St. Rose 80, Keansburg 39

Brendan Hueth scored a game-high 17 points and the Purple Roses disposed of the Titans. Quentin Godfrey led Keansburg with 10 points.

Point Beach 50, Henry Hudson 34

Alex Mrusek scored 18 points to lead the Garnet Gulls to a win over the Admirals for their fourth straight victory. Mike Rice and Trevor Covery added nine points apiece in the win.

Tom DeFillippo led Henry Hudson with 14 points.

No. 7 Ranney 67, Keyport 32

Scottie Lewis scored a season-high 24 points and Bryan Antoine poured in 20 to help the Panthers coast to a win over the Red Raiders.

Travis Alvarez led Keyport with 14 points.

 

Class B South

Donovan Catholic 59, Central 34

Mike Boice and Riley Collins scored 12 points each to lead a balanced Donovan Catholic scoring effort as the Griffins topped the Golden Eagles. Boice added 10 rebounds and five assists, while Collins swiped four steals. Tyler McShea also added eight points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the win.

Denis Corbin led Central with 10 points.

Manchester 65, No. 5 Lakewood 64

Israel Almestica scored on a putback as time expired to give the Hawks their first win over the Piners in six years and also snap Lakewood's 45-game unbeaten streak against Class B South competition.

Almestica rebounded a miss by Shavar Reynolds on the front end of a 1-and-1 with 3.2 seconds left, gathered himself, and converted the layup to give Manchester the win.

L.J. Robinson scored 16 of his game-high 26 points in the second half and Jordan Torney scored all 15 of his in the second half to go with seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals. Reynolds also finished with 19 points, six rebounds and six assists, as Manchester outscored Lakewood 45-33 in the second half and 23-11 over the final six minutes.

Sean Barksdale led Lakewood with 25 points, including 17 in the first half. Barksdale also grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked five shots. Amir Tyler added 11 points in the loss.

Point Boro 55, Pinelands 53

Jack Waddleton hit a pair of free throws with 3.8 seconds left to break a tie and and give the Panthers a win over the Wildcats. Waddleton finished with 13 points and Pat Feehan scored 20 to lead Point Boro.

Dave Lunn also scored 20 points to lead Pinelands while Mike Suarez added 13 in defeat.

Jackson Liberty 57, Barnegat 42

Dan Sofield hit six three-pointers and finished with 20 points, six rebounds and four assists to lead the Lions to a win over the Bengals. Alonzo Aponte added 10 points and six rebounds for Jackson Liberty.

 

Sunday, Jan. 17

Non-Conference

Rumson-Fair Haven 72, Barringer 55

Senior Brendan Barry scored 39 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out five assists to lead the Bulldogs to a win over the Blue Bears. Barry's scoring outburst helped him eclipse the 1,400-point mark for his career and he is now 16 points from breaking Rumson's all-time career scoring record, which is 1,417. The Bulldogs host Manasquan Friday in its next game.

Junior Mike O'Connor added six points, five assists, six steals and two blocks in the win.