Boys Basketball Tuesday Scoreboard, 1/26/16
Class A North
Manalapan 70, Middletown South 56
Senior Scott Scherer and sophomore Matan Zucker scored 20 points each and the Braves (6-8, 4-5) cruised to a win over the Eagles (1-13, 0-9). Junior John Lugo added 17 points for Manalapan.
Senior Johnny Zega led Middletown South with 12 points.
Class A Central
Holmdel 56, Raritan 47
Sophomore Kyle Cardaci scored 19 points and junior Nick Harris chipped in 17 to help lead the Hornets (6-6, 4-4) past the Rockets (8-6, 4-4) for their third straight win.
No. 3 Rumson-Fair Haven 58, St. John Vianney 48
Senior Brendan Barry scored 29 points and handed out six assists as the Bulldogs (11-3, 6-2) pulled away for their 10th straight win by beating the Lancers (9-5, 5-2). Senior Mickey Schluter pitched in 17 points and seven rebounds for Rumson and sophomore Elijah McAllister blocked seven shots.
Seniors Zach Howarth and Grant Goode scored 17 points apiece to lead St. John Vianney.
Class A South
Brick at Southern – PPD, TBD
Lacey at Toms River South – PPD, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
No. 5 Toms River North at Toms River East – PPD, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Class B North
Colts Neck 47, Ocean 32
Senior Lloyd Daniels scored a game-high 18 points and the Cougars (9-3, 6-2) topped the Spartans (8-6, 4-5) to complete a regular-season sweep. Senior Tom O'Reilly added 10 points for Colts Neck.
Seniors Scott Bradley and Yianni Kavarakas each scored eight points to lead Ocean.
Neptune 53, Red Bank 48
Juniors Barry Brown and Tyreek Montgomery scored 17 points apiece and the Scarlet Fliers (5-9, 4-5) edged the Bucs (6-7, 4-6) for the second time this season, sweeping the season series.
Sophomore Jared Kimbrough added 11 points, six rebounds and three blocks for Neptune.
Senior Sadiq Palmer led Red Bank with 19 points and eight rebounds while senior Matt Reardon poured in 14 points in the loss.
Matawan 46, No. 10 Long Branch 45
Senior Mergim Gjyriqi scored a game-high 19 points and the Huskies (8-6, 6-3) knocked off the Green Wave (10-4, 7-1), handing Long Branch its first divisional loss of the season.
Senior Randy Meyers added 10 points for Matawan, which lost at Long Branch by 14 points in the first meeting between the teams back in December.
Senior Anthony Velazquez led Long Branch with 15 points.
Red Bank Catholic 60, Wall 41
Senior Eddie Hahn scored 25 points and the Caseys (5-9, 4-6) rolled to a win over the Crimson Knights (2-12, 1-8). Junior Terrence Calandrillo poured in 14 points in for Red Bank Catholic.
Junior Gene Scott led Wall with 13 points.
Class B Central
Keyport 63, Asbury Park 50
Junior Brendan O'Brien scored a career-high 31 points to help lead the Red Raiders (4-8, 3-6) to a win over the Blue Bishops (3-8, 3-6). Senior Travis Alvarez chipped in 17 points for Keyport.
Christian Bragg and Javon Higgs scored 13 points each to lead Asbury Park. Freshman Kaysaun Rice added 11 points in the loss.
No. 2 Mater Dei Prep 89, Henry Hudson 35
Senior NyQuan McCombs scored 17 points and senior Kyle Elliot added 16 as the Seraphs (12-1, 9-0) rolled through the Admirals (5-7, 2-7) for their ninth straight win.
No. 6 Ranney 70, Keansburg 47
Freshman Bryan Antoine scored a game-high 27 points and freshman Chris Autino dropped 23 to lead the Panthers (14-1, 8-1) to a win over the Titans (1-11, 1-8). Freshman Alex Klatsky and junior Joe Mahoney added eight points each in the win.
Sophomore Vaughn Fitzgerald led Keansburg with 13 points while junior Quentin Godfrey pitched in 10 in defeat.
Point Beach at St. Rose - PPD, Wednsday, 6:30 p.m.
Class B South
No. 8 Manchester 59, Central 31
Senior Shavar Reynolds scored 20 points and handed out six assists as the Hawks (12-2, 8-1) took down the Golden Eagles (6-8, 3-6). Reynolds is now 12 shy of 1,000 points for his career, with Manchester hosting Point Boro Friday in its next game.
Junior L.J. Robinson added 17 points for Manchester and senior Jordan Torney pitched in 16 points, nine rebounds and five steals in the win.
Donovan Catholic at Point Boro – PPD, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Jackson Liberty at Pinelands - PPD, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.