Boys Basketball Friday Scoreboard, 1/26/18
Class A North
No. 6 Colts Neck 61, Manalapan 44
Senior Dan Gaines scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Cougars (12-2, 7-2) to a win over the Braves.
Senior Zach Albom added 10 points while seniors Ben Bosland and Robby Hill chipped in eight points apiece.
Senior Alex Purzynski led Manalapan with 16 points, senior Colby Howard chipped in 13 and senior Brian Broderick added nine in the win.
No. 4 CBA 78, Freehold Twp. 41
Junior Stephen Braunstein scored 21 points and six CBA players scored at least nine points in a win over the Patriots (6-9, 3-7) - the eighth straight win for the Colts (11-3, 9-0).
Senior Nolan Madden poured in 12 points, junior Josh Cohen netted 11 and junior Liam Kennedy dropped 10 to round out the double-figure scorers. Senior Rob Mahala and junior Paul Waraksa also added nine points each for CBA, which stormed out to a 26-2 lead by the end of the first quarter.
Freshman Zach Orrico led Freehold Township with 16 points, including four three-pointers.
Class A Central
St. John Vianney 62, Holmdel 55
Senior Chris Mikos scored a game-high 21 points and the Lancers (8-10, 5-4) fought their way past the Hornets (8-6, 4-5), snapping Holmdel's four-game winning streak.
Sophomore Jahmal Garraway added 18 points for St. John Vianney while senior Eli Malara pitched in 10 in the win.
Senior Tim Zhou led Holmdel with 17 points and senior Connor LaMountain chipped in 13 in the loss.
No. 8 Matawan 55, Shore 40
Senior Mike Dunne scored 22 points to go with eight rebounds and four assists as the Huskies (12-3, 6-2) topped the Blue Devils (6-10, 3-5).
Senior Reggie Tawiah added 11 points, six rebounds and five steals for Matawan while sophomore Darrell Rogers added 10 points in the win.
Junior Kyle Koob scored 16 points and junior teammate Chris Panduri added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Shore.
No. 3 Rumson-Fair Haven 61, Raritan 41
Junior Ian O'Connor scored 22 points and the Bulldogs (11-1, 7-0) raced past the Rockets (6-8, 3-6) for their eighth straight win.
Junior Jackson McCarthy added 12 points and senior Elijah McAllister posted eight points and eight blocks.
Class B North
Middletown South 66, Monmouth 43
Senior Ryan Purcell scored a game-high 16 points and senior Dave Gervase added 14 to lead the Eagles (10-5, 7-2) past the Falcons (1-13, 0-10) for their fifth straight win.
Senior Jack Anderson also poured in 10 points for Middletown South, which will try to pull even with Manasquan atop the Class B North standings when the Eagles host the Warriors on Monday. Manasquan defeated Middletown South, 63-55, in the WOBM Classic quarterfinals.
Class B Central
St. Rose 63, Keansburg 44
Senior Dave Calloway scored 20 points and the Purple Roses (8-7, 5-5) pulled away for a win over the Titans (4-11, 2-9). Senior John Crowley added 16 points and senior Ethan Tombs pitched in 11 for St. Rose.
Class B South
Barnegat 75, Lacey 48
Senior Carson Francisco scored a game-high 24 points and the Bengals (10-5, 5-4) cruised past the Lions (5-9, 3-7) with five players scored nine points or more.
Senior Mike Revello pumped in 14 points, senior Alex Grogan netted 11 and junior Sean Morris dropped 10 for Barnegat. Senior Brian Finucan also chipped in nine points in the win.
Junior Carl Swensen matched Francisco with 24 points to lead Lacey.
Jackson Liberty 38, Freehold Boro 29
Junior Daniel Sofield scored 12 points and junior Takai Anderson added 11 to help the Lions (7-9) top the Colonials (2-13).
Freshman Jiasion Carpenter led Freehold Boro with 10 points.