Boys Basketball – Photos From Red Bank Rivalry Games in the SCT Round of 16
Photos by Mark Brown, B51 Photography
Two of the eight boys basketball Shore Conference Tournament round-of-16 games on Thursday featured Red-Bank-area rivals squaring off, one a pair of local non-public powers and the other two neighbors just down the road from one another.
Here is a look back at the two showdowns through the work of Mark Brown of B51 Photography.
Pat Andree led four Christian Brothers Academy players in double-figures with 18 points and the top-seeded Colts topped rival and 16th-seeded Red Bank Catholic, 63-49, to advance to the SCT quarterfinals Sunday at Brookdale College. CBA will take on No. 8 Manasquan for a chance to play in he semifinals.
Jack Laffey added 17 points for CBA, while John Salcedo hit four threes and finished with 13 points Jack McGuire also poured in 11 points in the win.
Eddie Hahn led Red Bank Catholic with a game-high 20 points, while Joe Montano pitched in 12 in defeat.
After losing a heartbreaker to Red Bank in the "Ridge Road Rivalry" regular-season installment, Rumson-Fair Haven got its revenge in the Shore Conference Tournament at the scene of the crime.
Morgan Maguire scored a team-high 14 points Thursday and Brendan Barry scored all 12 of his points in the second half as the No. 11 Bulldogs took down the No. 6 Bucs, 50-42, to advance to the SCT quarterfinals for the first time since reaching the championship game in 2011. Rumson will play No. 3 Freehold Township Sunday at Brookdale College.
Rumson jumped out to an 11-4 first-quarter lead and did not trail at any point the rest of the way. Barry did not score until the final minute of the third quarter, when he buried a three to give the Bulldogs a 30-22 lead heading to the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs went 20-for-26 from the free-throw line, including 12-for-17 in the fourth quarter to put the game away.
Alex Geiger added 10 points for Rumson, while Thomas Famulary poured in nine. Tyler Christie scored nine of his 11 points in the fourth quarter to lead Red Bank.