Huskies Holiday Classic

At Matawan

Quarterfinals

(5) Edison 59, (4) Manalapan 46

Junior Ryan Szatkowski scored a game-high 15 points but the Braves (1-3) fell short against the Eagles (1-3), who were led by 13 points from Franklyn Martinez. Junior Ryan Knorr also added 11 points for Manalapan, which will play Holmdel in the first consolation game on Thursday at noon.

(1) Old Bridge 52, (8) Holmdel 39

Julius Belton scored a game-high 22 points and the Knights (4-0) led the Hornets (2-2) wire-to-wire in winning their fourth straight to open the season.

Junior Jack Giamanco and sophomore Alex Baker each scored 10 points to lead Holmdel, which will play Manalapan in Thursday's consolation-round opener at noon. Old Bridge will play Edison in the first semifinal at 3:30 p.m.

(2) Carteret 62, (7) Union 58 (OT)

(3) Matawan 69, (6) Freehold Boro 46

Senior Quincy Wathington scored 21 points behind five three-pointers and the Huskies (4-1) rolled into the semifinals by handling the Colonials (2-3). Matawan will play No. 2 Carteret on Thursday.

Three more Matawan players reached double-figure scoring, led by junior John Beukers with 12 points and nine rebounds. Junior Ethan Okello also scored 12 points and senior Justyn Coleman chipped in 11.

Sophomore Jiasion Carpenter led Freehold Boro with 15 points.

 

WOBM Christmas Classic

Consolation

At RWJ Barnabas Health Arena

(14) Brick Memorial 69, (11) Point Boro 47

Senior Kyle McMahon scored 21 of his career-high 32 points in the first half and added 10 rebounds as the Mustangs (4-1) cruised to a win over the Panthers (1-4). Senior Matt Bernstein added 13 points for Brick Memorial.

Junior Sam Young and freshman Dominic Schiappa each scored 10 points to lead Point Boro.

(10) St. Rose 57, (15) Manchester 33

Senior Matt Forlenza scored 18 points and junior John Beattie poured in 17 to lead the Purple Roses (2-3) past the Hawks (1-4).

Junior Josh Hayes, sophomore Trevor Pruitt and sophomore Gavin Clark each scored six points to lead Manchester.

At Toms River North

(13) Donovan Catholic 53, (12) Jackson Memorial 45

Freshman Jaden Anthony led three Donovan players in double-figures with 12 points and the Griffins (2-2) upended the Jaguars (1-4). Freshman Amari Petty added 11 points and senior Matt Melon chipped in 10 points, six rebounds and three assists for Donovan Catholic.

Senior Micah Wallace led Jackson Memorial with a game-high 14 points and senior Nick Kinzler added 12 in the win.

(8) Lacey 53, (16) Toms River South 45

Senior Carl Swensen scored a game-high 25 points and the Lions (2-3) topped the Indians (2-3). Senior Kevin O'Rourke added 10 points and junior Jordan Cohen dropped nine for Lacey.

Junior Jalen Folsom scored 16 points and classmate Rob Marro added 15 to lead Toms River South. Junior Nick Luongo added 10 points in the loss.

 

Bulldawg Classic

At Rumson-Fair Haven

St. Peter’s Prep 48, Barnegat 37

Junior Nick Revello scored a game-high 13 points and the Bengals (2-2) took an 11-9 lead into the second quarter, but could not slow down the Marauders (4-1) the rest of the way.

Rumson-Fair Haven 76, Fort Hamilton (N.Y.) 49

Senior Jackson McCarthy put up 23 points and 12 rebounds and classmate Ian O'Connor added 20 points and 13 boards to lead the Bulldogs (3-1) to a win over Fort Hamilton of Brooklyn.

Senior Cole Stasil added 12 points off the bench on four three-pointers for Rumson.

 

John Wall Holiday Invitational

T.J. Warren Bracket

Broughton High School, Raleigh, N.C.

Ranney 70, Garner (N.C.) 69

Bryan Antoine finished off a 37-point performance with three game-tying free throws and freshman Elijah Perkins hit the winning free throw - all in the final 10 seconds - as the Panthers (5-0) survived defending tournament champion Garner in the opening round of the John Wall Invitational.

Antoine shot 10-for-15 from the field, 5-for-7 from three-point range and 12-for-15 from the free-throw line, including three free throws with 10 seconds left following a techincal foul that helped Ranney tie the game.

With the 37 points, Antoine is now only 46 points away from the 2000th of his high school career.

Senior Scottie Lewis added 15 points for Ranney, which will play West Charlotte Friday at 7 p.m. in the semifinals of the T.J. Warren Bracket.

 

Dunellen Tournament

Semifinals

Burlington Twp. 82, Point Beach 38

 

Roselle Park Holiday Hoopfest

Semifinals

Shore 61, Keyport 36

Senior Chris Panduri scored 22 points and sophomore Chris Kessler added 16 to lead the Blue Devils (3-2) past the Red Raiders (1-2) and into the championship game Thursday against Piscataway Tech at 4:30 p.m.

Keyport will play Roselle Park in the consolation game Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

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