Boys Basketball Monday Scoreboard, 12/18/17
Class A South
Brick 67, Jackson Memorial 30
Junior Jalen Jackson pumped in 29 points on five three-pointers and the Green Dragons (2-0, 2-0) overwhelmed the Jaguars (0-1, 0-1) for their second straight lopsided win to open the season. Junior Shane Williams chipped in 18 points and 10 rebounds for Brick.
Junior Jayson Lee led Jackson Memorial with eight points.
Brick Memorial 54, Central 45
Senior Anthony Argondizza led a balanced scoring effort with 11 points and the Mustangs (1-0, 1-0) topped the Golden Eagles to give first-year coach Mike Pelkey his first career win as a head coach.
Seniors Vin Hernandez and Jake Sliazis each added 10 points, with Hernandez also pulling down 13 rebounds.
Senior Xavier Jackson led Central with 17 points and freshman Marvin Goodwine added 11 in the loss.
Toms River East 77, Toms River South 54
Senior Zyaire Dorne posted 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals and the Raiders (1-1, 1-0) rolled through the Indians (0-2, 0-2). Senior Nick Silvia added 14 points and eight rebounds and sophomore Mike Goodall pitched in 11 points and three steals for Toms River East.
Junior Rob Marro led Toms River South with 17 points and sophomore Jalen Folsom poured in 13 in the loss.
Class B Central
No. 2 Mater Dei Prep 82, Keyport 31
Senior Kenny Jones scored 17 points and the Seraphs (3-0, 2-0) coasted to their third win in four days to open the season. Junior Alexander Rice added 13 points and senior Yasin Pretlow poured in 11 for Mater Dei.
Senior Colin Fernandez led Keyport (0-2, 0-2) with 11 points.
No. 8 Point Beach 58, St. Rose 40
Senior Trevor Covey scored 15 points and senior Danny Frauenheim added 13 points, six rebounds and eight assists to lead the Garnet Gulls (1-1, 1-1) to a win over the Purple Roses (1-1, 1-1). Senior Josh Yates also chipped in 12 points for Point Beach.
Senior John Crowley scored 15 points to lead St. Rose, while junior Brady Shea netted 10 in the loss.
Class B South
Jackson Liberty 68, Pinelands 59
Junior Daniel Sofield scored a game-high 34 points and grabbed 10 boards to help the Lions (1-1, 1-1) rally for a win over the Wildcats (1-1, 1-1), giving Mike Antenucci his first win with the program. Sofield scored 24 points in the second half, including 12 in the fourth quarter.
Jackson Liberty outscored Pinelands 28-13 in the fourth quarter to erase a six-point deficit heading into the final eight minutes.
Junior Takai Anderson added 15 points and seven assists while senior Kyle White chipped in 14 points for Jackson Liberty.
Junior Andrew Schulz poured in a career-high 33 points to lead Pinelands and junior Anthony Diaz pitched in 11 in defeat. Schulz pumped in 21 in the first half.
Lakewood 45, Barnegat 44
Senior Jyheir Jones hit one of two free throws with five seconds left and the Piners (1-1, 1-1) edged the Bengals (0-2, 0-2), who rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to take the lead by the start of the third quarter. At one point in the second quarter, Lakewood led 24-5.
Jones led Lakewood with 11 points while senior Khari Jenkins added 10.
Carson Francisco led the Barnegat comeback with 12 of his game-high 17 points in the second half. Senior Alex Grogan added 11 points, including three three-pointers, and senior Tommy Gray poured in 10 in the loss.
Barnegat senior Mike Revello - who scored 23 points on opening night is 29 points from becoming Barnegat's first ever 1,000-point scorer - left the game in the first quarter with a right leg injury, according to coach Mike Puorro, and did not return.
Donovan Catholic 44, Manchester 29
Senior Anthony Silvestrone scored all of his game-high 13 points in the second half and the Griffins shook off a poor offensive first half to upend the Hawks. Donovan Catholic trailed Manchester, 19-9, at halftime before outscoring the Hawks 35-10 after the break.
Senior Jesse Devero led Manchester with 11 points.
Point Boro 60, Lacey 47
Senior Connor Costigan scored 18 points and classmate John Duda added 13 to lead the Panthers (2-0, 2-0) past the Lions (0-1, 0-1). Junior Carl Swenson led Lacey with a game-high 19 points.
Shore 57, Robbinsville 50
Juniors Chris Panduri and Kyle Koob each scored 26 to combine for all but five of Shore's points in the game as the Blue Devils (2-0) held off the Ravens (0-1) for their second straight win to open the season.
City of Palms Classic
At Florida Southwestern State College
Hudson Catholic 85, Webster Groves (Mo.) 52
Wildwood (Fla.) 79, Southwest Florida Christian 68
Mountain Brook (Ala.) 75, Canterbury (Fla.) 26
McEachern (Ga.) 77, No. 1 Ranney 57
Junior Bryan Antoine scored a game-high 22 points and junior Scottie Lewis added 10 points, six rebounds, five assists and three blocks but the Panthers (2-1) could not contain McEachern, the No. 9 team in both the USA Today and MaxPreps national rankings.
Junior Sharife Cooper scored 21 points, while junior Jared Jones scored 16 and junior Isaac Okoro added 15 for McEachern, which outscored Ranney 23-4 in the second quarter to break open the game.
Senior Savior Akuwovo - a 6-8 transfer from St. Anthony - put up nine points and 13 rebounds in his Ranney debut, which was delayed by two games because of a two-game suspension stemming from a red card he was issued in the final game of Ranney's soccer season.
Ranney will play Canterbury of Florida on Tuesday at noon in the consolation bracket.