Class A North

Marlboro 63, Howell 55

Junior P.J. Ringel put up 15 points, five rebounds, five assists and seven steals to help the Mustangs (5-4, 3-2) rally from a three-point halftime deficit to beat the Rebels (4-7, 2-3).

Junior Ryan LaRocca pitched in 15 points and four assists while senior Matt Dean added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Marlboro.

Sophomore Brandon Wilson led Howell with a game-high 20 points and fellow sophomore Alex Morton added 20 in the loss.

Manalapan 49, Freehold Boro 44

Junior John Lugo scored 11 points and sophomore Matan Zucker added 10 as the Braves (5-4, 3-2) rallied for a win over the Colonials (4-5, 2-3) with a 17-8 fourth-quarter run.

Nick Carolli and Rocky Garretson added nine points apiece in the win and Scott Scherer poured in eight to round out a balanced scoring effort for Manalapan.

Senior Chris Hannigan led Freehold with a game-high 16 points.

No. 1 CBA 76, Middletown North 44

Pat Andree scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Jack McGuire pitched in 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists as the Colts (8-2, 5-0) rolled to a win over the Lions (5-4, 2-3).

Jack Boyan added 11 points for CBA behind three three-pointers, while Nick Mugavero chipped in eight points and seven rebounds off the bench.

Freshman Rob Higgins led Middletown North with 14 points and six rebounds.

Freehold Twp. 61, Middletown South 38

Senior John Carroll scored 19 points and junior Ryan Zyskowski netted 13 to help the Patriots (6-4, 3-2) cruise to a win over the Eagles (1-8, 0-5).


Class A Central

No. 3 Manasquan 42, Shore 29

Ryan Jensen scored 12 points to go with eight rebounds, three assists and three blocks as the Warriors (10-0, 4-0) won their 10th straight game to open the season by beating the Blue Devils (2-8, 1-3).

Tommy Sheehan added seven points, nine rebounds and four assists while Jack Sheehan chipped in nine points and four rebounds.

Freshman Kyle Koob led Shore with nine points.

No. 9 Rumson-Fair Haven 50, Monmouth 31

Sophomore Elijah McAllister logged his first career triple-double to lead the Bulldogs (6-3, 3-2) to their fifth straigh win by beating the Falcons (0-8, 0-5). McAllister scored 10 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked 11 shots as the Bulldogs went to the half up 35-8.

Mickey Schluter added 10 points and Teddy Sourlis hit three first-half threes to finish with nine points.


Class B North

Ocean 57, Neptune 48

Senior Scott Bradley scored 19 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots to help lead the Spartans (6-3, 3-2) past the Scarlet Fliers (3-6, 2-3) for their sixth straight win. Senior Manny Padron chipped in 17 points, five rebounds and five assists for Ocean.

Junior Jules Calhoun led Neptune with 17 points and junior Barry Brown added 12 in the loss.

No. 8 Colts Neck 53, Red Bank Catholic 46

Senior Lloyd Daniels scored 13 of his game-high 28 points in the second quarter and scored the game-tying and go-ahead baskets to give Colts Neck the lead for good in the fourth as the Cougars (7-1, 4-1) rallied for a win over the Caseys (2-8, 1-5) - their seventh straight victory.

Daniels scored in the post to tie the game at 38 with three minutes left and hit a transition three off a steal and feed from Jordan deGroot to break the tie with 2:45 left.

Kyle Gordon added 11 points for Colts Neck, while Terrence Calandrillo led RBC with 13 points.

Matawan 61, Wall 58

Sophomore Mike Dunne scored 15 points and senior Mergim Gjyriqi poured in 12 to help the Huskies (5-4, 3-2) beat the Crimson Knights (2-7, 1-4).

R.J. Janeczek and Mike Andrejco each scored 11 points for Wall, which cut an 11-point Matawan lead with a minute left to three before ultimately falling.


Class B Central

St. Rose 63, Keyport 38

Junior John Crowley scored a game-high 15 points and the Purple Roses (5-4, 4-1) beat the Red Raiders (2-5, 1-4) to climb past the .500 mark for the first time this season.

Chris Hogrefe led Keyport with 14 points.


Sunday, Jan. 10

Archdiocese of Newark Classic

At Kean University

St. Anthony 88, Red Bank Catholic 27

Junior center and Arizona State recruit Daniel Mading scored a game-high 19 points and the Friars (8-0) handled the Caseys (2-7) for their second lopsided win over a Shore Conference opponent in as many days. St. Anthony beat CBA on Saturday, 65-29.

Liam Smith led RBC with eight points.