Albert E. Martin Buc Classic

At Red Bank

Semifinals

Notre Dame 70, Bishop Ahr 65

Red Bank 56, Monmouth 46

Junior Matt Weidman and senior Liam Joyce each scored 11 points to lead a balanced offensive effort that helped the Bucs (3-2) beat the Falcons (3-3) to reach the Buc Classic final for the second time in five years.

Junior Drew Valentino and senior Brian Forsman each added nine points for Red Bank, which stormed out to a 25-6 lead by the middle of the second quarter and never led by fewer than six points in the second half.

Senior Dan Forsman led Monmouth with 17 points and eight rebounds and sophomore A.J. Po added 14 for the Falcons, which entered the game with three straight wins of at least 20 points.

Red Bank will take on Notre Dame in the Buc Classic final on Sunday at 5 p.m.

 

Consolation

St. John Vianney 58, Colts Neck 51

Junior Kevin Greene scored 21 points and handed out four assists to lead the Lancers (2-3) over the Cougars (1-4) in the consolation round of the Buc Classic. Senior James Rapley added 17 points and 12 rebounds and junior Jahmal Garraway netted 10 points for St. John Vianney.

Middletown North 67, Sayreville 42

Senior Rob Higgins scored 25 points and junior Ryan Rozynski posted a double-double to lead the Lions (4-2) to a win over the Bombers (2-4). Rozynski finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds and junior Matt Spancer added 12 for Middletown North.

 

Neptune Holiday Jubilee

At Neptune

Semifinals

Payne Tech 46, Lincoln 40

Neptune 54, Union City 47 (OT)

Senior Dwaine Jones scored eight of his game-high 29 points in overtime and the Scarlet Fliers (3-2) edged Union City (3-2) to reach the Jubilee final for the second straight year.

Sophomore Sam Fagan added 16 points and eight rebounds for Neptune, which will play Payne Tech in the championship game on Sunday at 4:15 p.m.

Consolation

Allentown 49, Long Branch 41

Columbia 50, Ewing 42

 

Bulldawg Classic

At Rumson-Fair Haven

Fort Hamilton 62, Barnegat 49

Junior Nick Revello scored 11 points but the Bengals (2-3) fell to Fort Hamilton (5-6) to fall to 0-2 at this year's Bulldawg Classic. Junior Brendan Revello and sophomore Jaxon Baker each added 10 points in the loss.

Rumson-Fair Haven 50, St. Peter’s Prep 47

Senior Ian O'Connor scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the second half and added 10 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (4-1) to a win over the Marauders (4-2). O'Connor poured in 12 points in the fourth quarter to help Rumson seal the win.

Senior Jackson McCarthy added 12 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for the Bulldogs, who never trailed in the game. Freshman Geoff Schroeder pitched in nine points, including two first-quarter three-pointers and a key three-point play late in the fourth quarter.

St. Peter's Prep tied the game at 30-30 early in the fourth quarter but shot 7-for-18 from the free-throw line in the second half.

 

John Wall Holiday Invitational

T.J. Warren Bracket

At Broughton High School, Raleigh, N.C.

Semifinals

Ranney 70, West Charlotte (N.C.) 58

Seniors Bryan Antoine and Scottie Lewis combined for 60 of Ranney's 70 points and the Panthers (6-0) rolled by West Charlotte and into the finals of the T.J. Warren Bracket. Antoine scored a game-high 36 points on 12-for-19 shooting and added five rebounds and four steals.

Lewis added 24 points, 11 rebounds and three assists to lead Ranney, currently No. 5 in the latest USA Today national rankings..

Friday marked the fourth time in six games that Antoine has scored at least 33 points and his only two outings of fewer than 33 came in lopsided wins over Class B Central opponents Asbury Park and Point Pleasant Beach. The Villanova-bound senior is now 10 points away from becoming the Shore's sixth ever 2,000-point scorer and second in the last 29 years. Antoine is averaging 29.8 points per game for the season.

Ranney will play South Central High School out of Wintersville, N.C. in the championship at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

 

Molinelli Classic

At Lawrence High School

Championship

Hopewell Valley 48, Ocean 44

Junior Jack Miller scored a game-high 27 points but the Spartans (2-4) came up short against the Bulldogs (4-2). in the championship game.

 

Dunellen Tournament

Consolation

Middlesex 59, Point Beach 57

Junior Jake Clark scored 27 points in his season debut, but it was not enough to get the Garnet Gulls (0-5) their first win of the season.

 

South River Tournament

Consolation

Henry Hudson vs. Keansburg, 11 a.m.

 

 

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