Basketball – JSBL Opening Night Scoreboard, June 26
Jersey Shore Basketball League Opening Night Scores
Wednesday, June 26
Stern's Trailer 100, Orthopaedic Institute 91
Seton Hall guard Shavar Reynolds scored 29 points to go with seven rebounds and seven assists to help Stern's close out an opening-night win over Orthopaedic.
The former Manchester star and incoming junior at Seton Hall scored 17 of his points in the second half, including nine in the fourth quarter to carry his team to the finish line in what was a close game throughout.
Former Neptune and Stockton standout Jerome Hubbard added 23 points for Stern's, including 16 in the second half and nine in the fourth quarter on three three-pointers. Raritan High School and Wagner alumnus Mike Aaman also poured in 15 points in the win.
St. Peter's University grad Trevis Wyche led Orthopaedic with 24 points while Raritan alum Jordan Smith - who just completed his freshman season at Brookdale - pumped in 17 in the loss.
Larson Ford 125, RKE Athletic 112
Jonathan Jones (Kean) scored a game-high 33 points and Sam Toney (New Jersey City University) added 30 points and nine rebounds as Larson pulled away with an opening-night victory over RKE.
Jones scored poured in all 33 of his points in the first half before having to leave shortly after halftime. Former St. Augustine standout and Marist alum Isaiah Morton added 16 points and four assists in the win.
Larson built a 20-point lead near the midway point of the third quarter, allowed RKE to pull within 91-86 early in the fourth, and stretched the lead back to 124-104 by the final two minutes.
Monmouth University guard Roy Salnave led RKE with 29 points and Torin Smith added 24 in the loss.
A trio of Shore Conference alumni - Brendan Barry (Rumson-Fair Haven/Dartmouth), Jason Dunne (Matawan/Hartford) and Elijah Mitchell (Mater Dei Prep/Dominican) - each scored in double-figures as well, with Barry pouring in 15 and Dunne and Mitchell each contributing 14.