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Manalapan 48, Freehold Boro 46 (OT) - Watch

Senior Chris Frontera scored a game-high 21 points and the Braves (2-4) pulled out an overtime thriller to complete a season sweep of the Colonials (4-5).

Senior Ryan Neely led Freehold Boro with 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and three blocks while senior Jiasion Carpenter chipped in 14 points and nine rebounds in the loss.

Keyport 65, Asbury Park 43 - Watch

Senior Jake Mitchell scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists to pace the Red Raiders (5-2) to a win over the Blue Bishops (5-4), completing the sweep of the two-game season series between the teams.

Junior D.J. Thomson contributed 14 points and seven rebounds, junior George Mitchell put up 12 points, five assists and three blocks and senior Damon Jones pitched in 10 points, three assists and three steals.

Senior Mikai Brown-Jones led Asbury Park with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

No. 5 Red Bank Catholic 69, Monmouth 45 - Watch

Senior Alex Bauman led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points and the Caseys (5-0) grounded the Falcons (3-3) to remain unbeaten.

Junior C.J. Ruoff added 13 points and junior Cyril Arvanitis chipped in 11 for Red Bank Catholic. Senior A.J. Po led Monmouth with a game-high 17 points.

No. 4 Marlboro 59, No. 3 CBA 52 - Watch

Junior Jon Spatola scored a game-high 25 points and the Mustangs (5-3) salvaged a season split with the Colts (6-3) after losing at home to CBA a week ago, 75-42.

Junior Jack Seidler added 17 points and junior Zach Molod pitched in 10 for Marlboro, which began the game with a 12-2 run and never trailed.

Senior Colin Farrell, Mike White and Dane Moran combined to score all but two of CBA's points. Farrell led the way with 24, White poured in 17 and Moran contributed nine.

No. 9 Wall 66, St. Rose 44 - Watch

Senior Pat Lacey scored 28 points, including the 1,000th of his career, to lead the Crimson Knights (3-6) to a win over the Purple Roses (0-4) on Wall's Senior Day.

Senior Tom Palluzzi added 15 points, senior Logan Peters filled the box score with 14 points, nine rebounds, five assists and five steals, and junior Colin Ackerman threw in seven points, nine assists and three steals for Wall.

Senior Tom Turnbach scored 14 points to lead St. Rose.

 

Non-Division

Barnegat 64, Red Bank 54 - Watch

Senior Tyler Quinn scored 18 points and the Bengals (6-2) blew the game open with a 21-6 third-quarter run in a win over the Bucs (0-6).

Senior Jaxon Baker added 14 points and classmate Logan Armstrong chipped in 10.

Junior Patrick Murray led Red Bank with 17 points while senior Bodhi Martin added 13 behind four three-pointers.

Jackson Liberty 55, Long Branch 43 - Watch

Junior Phanique Dupree scored 19 points and the Lions (5-4) topped the Green Wave (0-7) for their fourth straight win.

Senior Dubem Emenuga added 11 points and junior Dakhareo Pritchett pitched in 10 for Jackson Liberty.

Junior Christian Rodriguez scored 15 points and senior Mason Alexander added 11 to lead Long Branch.

Lacey 73, Manchester 48 - Watch

Sophomore Carson Howard went off for 28 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks as the Lions (2-3) welcomed the Hawks (5-1) back to the court in rude fashion following a COVID-related layoff for Manchester.

Senior Troy Buxton added 21 points and five assists while sophomore Chris Venturoso posted 17 points for Lacey, which got 66 combined points from its sophomore trio.

Junior Savon Myers led Manchester with 18 points.

Brick Memorial 47, Toms River South 44 - Watch

Senior Jake Dombrowski scored 13 points and classmate Hayden Guzenski added nine as the Mustangs (5-5) rode their seniors to a win over the Indians (3-7) to snap a five-game skid.

Senior John Huber led Toms River South with a game-high 21 points and junior Gavin Migliori poured in 14 in the loss.

No. 8 Rumson-Fair Haven 58, Middletown North 43 - Watch

Junior Geoff Schroeder scored 23 points in his return to the lineup and classmate Scott Gyimesi added 22 points and 17 rebounds to carry the Bulldogs past the Lions.

Schroeder was playing in his first game since opening night on Jan. 27 for Rumson, which used a 19-1 third-quarter run to open up what was a tie game at halftime.

Ocean 63, Shore 50 - Watch

Senior Evan Peters hit six three-pointers and netted 20 points to lead the Spartans over the Blue Devils for their third straight win.

Senior Matt Shaw added 14 points and senior Reif Birzin chipped in 13 for Ocean.

Sophomore Liam Gajewski poured in a game-high 23 points to lead Shore, while senior Tyler Tilton netted 14 in the loss.

Matawan 60, Donovan Catholic 53 - Watch

Senior Ian Richardson scored a team-high 18 points and the Huskies (5-3) outlasted the Griffins (3-4) in a game that saw both teams return to the floor after layoffs of more than a week.

Donovan Catholic held Matawan top scorer Andre Wells to seven points, but the senior still made an impact with seven rebounds, 12 assists and five steals. Senior Gio Gallo also scored 13 points and sophomore Colin Haluska poured in 12 for Matawan.

Toms River North 56, Howell 53 - Watch

Senior Ethan Paul led another balanced Toms River North attack with 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Mariners (8-2) held off the Rebels (5-4) for their fifth straight win.

Senior Wesley Deitch added 10 points, senior Jake Kazanowsky put up nine points and 10 rebounds and senior Brandon Bowens contributed six points and 14 rebounds for Toms River North.

 

Non-Conference

St. John Vianney 54, Sinai Christian 27 - Watch

Freshman Dylan Seay scored 19 points, grabbed nine boards and picked five steals as the Lancers (4-3) rolled to a win over Sanai Christian in their first game back in more than a week.

Junior Omar Calderon added 13 points and junior Nate Williams pitched in nine points, seven rebounds and four steals for St. John Vianney, which last played on Feb. 10.

No. 1 Manasquan 57, Don Bosco 44 - Watch

Senior Connor Walsh turned in 19 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots and the Warriors (5-0) hammered the Ironmen (5-3) to keep their impressive 2021 season rolling.

Junior Ben Roy scored 14 points on just 5-for-18 shooting, but one of his five conversions from the field catapulted him into the 1,000-point club in just the fifth game of his junior season. Roy also grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists

Senior Andrew Solomon manned the paint with nine points and 10 rebounds and senior Casey Mulligan chipped in eight points for Manasquan, which unleashed a 23-5 run over a stretch of about eight minutes of the second and third quarters to turn a 24-22 game into a 47-27 rout.

 

Postponements and Cancellations

Manchester at Jackson Memorial – PPD, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.

Point Beach at Point Boro – Canceled

No. 7 Holmdel at Red Bank – Canceled

St. John Vianney at No. 2 Ranney – Canceled

St. Rose at Freehold Twp. – Canceled

Middletown South at No. 9 Wall – Canceled

Non-Conference

Hunterdon Central at No. 10 Mater Dei Prep – Canceled

 

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