Boys Basketball Sunday Scoreboard, 12/22/19
Hoop Group Tip-Off Classic
At Dunn Center, Elizabeth
Hudson Catholic 69, No. 5 CBA 33
Sophomore Pat Lautato scored a team-high 11 points starting in place of injured starter Ryan Mabrey but the Colts (0-2) had no answers for the Hawks (2-0). Junior Dane Moran added eight points off the bench.
Zion Cruz led Hudson Catholic with 21 points and nine rebounds.
No. 1 Manasquan 74, Newark East Side 67
Senior Alex Galvan pumped in 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help lead the Warriors (3-0) to a win over the Red Raiders (1-1) - the No. 6 team in the NJ.com preseason Top 20.
Manasquan led by as many as 18 in the second half and 15 in the fourth quarter before East Side turned up the pressure and rallied to within two points with 4:23 left in the game. The Warriors caught a break when Monmouth commit Mikah Johnson (team-high 24 points) fouled out with 4:07 left to play. Starters and brothers Gabe and David Olaniyi also fouled out after scoring 14 and 11 points, respectively.
Sophomore Ben Roy added 17 points for Manasquan and senior Kieran Flanagan chipped in 10 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals in the win.
Ocean City PBA Tipoff Classic
At Ocean City
Mater Dei Prep 53, Atlantic City 51
Senior Pete Gorman hit a game-tying jumper with 56 seconds left and hit a pair of go-ahead free throws in the final 10 seconds to give the Seraphs (2-1) a dramatic win over the Vikings (1-1).
Gorman finished with a game-high 21 points, while junior Phil Urban added 11 and senior Tahaj Parland contributed nine points and four steals for Mater Dei, which overcame foul trouble for starter Sean Turner (12 minutes played).