Class A North

No. 2 CBA 85, Howell 47

Josh Cohen scored 22 points and fellow senior Stephen Braunstein poured in 20 to lead the Colts (6-0, 3-0) to a rout of the Rebels (3-6, 1-3). Freshman Ryan Mabrey also netted 16 for CBA.

Senior Matt Ganter led Howell with 18 points and junior Cooper Vogel added 13 in the loss.

No. 7 Freehold Twp. 56, Manalapan 45

Senior Greg Billups scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead a multi-pronged attack that guided the Patriots (6-1, 4-0) past the Braves (1-7, 1-3).

Seniors Seth Meisner and Matt Santangelo each added 11 points and senior Cristian Corcione contributed 10 points and five steals for Freehold Township.

Junior Ryan Knorr led Manalapan with 12 points and classmate Tomas Bulbis pitched in 10 in the loss.

Long Branch 59, No. 6 Marlboro 51 (OT)

Senior Marc Dennis scored a team-high 16 points and the Green Wave (2-5, 1-3) upset the Mustangs (5-3, 2-2) in overtime for their second straight win after a 0-5 start to the season.

Seniors Tyrone Hastings and Eli Jenkins each added 13 points for Long Branch.

Junior Alex Ratner scored a game-high 22 points to lead Marlboro and senior Dylan Kaufman poured in 13 in a losing cause.

Middletown South 73, Freehold Boro 44

Junior Jack Sheridan scored a game-high 25 points and the Eagles (5-3, 2-1) coasted to a win over the Colonials (3-5, 1-3).

Junior James Anderson added 19 points for Middletown South, including five first-half three-pointers, and junior Mike Dabas chipped in 10 in the win.

 

Class A Central

No. 5 Red Bank Catholic 44, Raritan 39

Junior Charlie Gordinier poured in a game-high 23 points and the Caseys (8-1, 3-1) held off a second-half surge by the Rockets (2-6, 0-4) to win their sixth straight. Junior Jaylen Smith led Raritan with 21 points.

No. 3 Manasquan 73, Monmouth 58

Senior Brad McCabe and junior Alex Galvan each scored 23 points and the Warriors (8-1, 4-0) rolled to a win over the Falcons (3-6, 1-3). Galvan also grabbed 13 rebounds and senior Xander Korolik pitched in 10 points and five rebounds.

Senior Dan Forsman led Monmouth with 14 points and sophomore A.J. Po added 12 in the loss.

No. 10 Holmdel 64, Shore 31

Junior Jack Giamanco scored a game-high 20 points and the Hornets (4-3, 3-1) hammered the Blue Devils (4-5, 1-3).

Junior Derek Chan added 11 points and senior Aidan Flanagan pitched in 10 points for Holmdel.

Senior Chris Panduri led Shore with 13 points.

 

Class B North

No. 9 Matawan 37, Ocean 35

Junior Ethan Okello delivered another game-winning shot, this one to break a tie with five seconds left and give the Huskies (7-2, 3-1) a road win over the Spartans (3-5, 1-3).

Okello has hit three shots to either tie or win a game in the final five seconds of the fourth quarter and also scored the winning basket with a little more than a minute left in overtime of a 52-50 win over Old Bridge on Saturday.

Junior Niles Haliburton led Matawan with 10 points while Okello and senior Justyn Coleman contributed nine apiece for the Huskies, with Coleman also grabbing 16 rebounds.

Freshman Jack Miller led Ocean with 15 points, five rebounds and three assists and hit the game-tying three-pointer with 10 seconds left to go. Junior Jack Miller chipped in 11 points in the loss.

Colts Neck 60, Middletown North 53

Senior Andrew Abujawdeh scored 26 points and the Cougars (3-4, 2-2) scored a road win over the Lions (4-4, 2-2). Senior Brian Hill added 13 points and senior Sean Tice pitched in 10 for Colts Neck.

Senior Rob Higgins led Middletown North with a game-high 30 points and junior Matt Spencer added 12 in the loss.

No. 8 Wall 64, Neptune 59 (OT)

Junior Quinn Calabrese scored a team-high 21 points and the Crimson Knights (6-2, 4-0) rallied from a six-point deficit over the final 3:30 of regulation on the way to an overtime win over the Scarlet Fliers (4-3, 1-3).

Freshman Colin Ackerman and junior Mike Caputo combined for 19 points off the bench, including eight each during the fourth quarter and overtime. Ackerman finished with 11 points while all eight of Caputo's points came in the fourth and overtime.

Sophomore Tom Palluzzi also scored 11 points for Wall and senior Trey Dombroski contributed nine points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.

Senior Dwaine Jones led Neptune with 19 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and four steals and junior Sean Young hit five three-pointers for 15 points for the Fliers.

St. John Vianney 52, Red Bank 51

Senior James Rapley and junior Jahmal Garraway each scored 12 points to lead a balanced effort by the Lancers (5-3, 2-2) that proved enough to edge the Bucs (3-5, 1-3) for their fourth straight win.

Rapley also grabbed 10 rebounds, while junior Kevin Greene added 10 points and seniors Justin Steuerer and Christian Booker each chipped in nine in the win.

Junior Matt Weidman scored a game-high 22 points to lead Red Bank and junior Drew Valentino threw in 14 in the loss.

 

Class B Central

No. 1 Ranney 100, Keyport 37

Seniors Bryan Antoine and Scottie Lewis each scored 19 points and five Ranney (8-0, 3-0) players hit double-figure scoring in a win over the Red Raiders (2-4, 1-3). Lewis also contributed eight rebounds and seven assists.

Seniors Alex Klatsky and Mike Dettro each added 17 points, with Klatsky also dishing out five assists. Freshman Elijah Perkins also poured in 15 points for the Panthers.

 

Non-Division

Central 53, Donovan Catholic 40

Freshman Justin Soranno scored a game-high 12 points and sophomore Kyle Rhoden posted 11 points and 20 rebounds to help guide the Golden Eagles (3-5) to a win over the Griffins (3-4) for the second time this season.

Seniors Darius Martorano and Nick Altieri each added nine points for Central.

Freshman Jaden Anthony led Donovan Catholic with 11 points.

 

Non-Conference

Somerset Tech 64, Henry Hudson 48

Senior Jay Anthony scored 14 points but the Admirals (2-6) came up short against the Jaguars (4-3).

 

Seagull Classic

At Holy Spirit

Elizabeth 52, Southern 33

Senior Cole Markley scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds in a Rams (2-7) loss to the unbeaten Minutemen (7-0) - the No. 9 team in the state, according to NJ.com.

 

 

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