Girls Basketball – NJSIAA First Round Results Day 2
After opening the NJSIAA tournament with a record of 9-3, thirteen Shore Conference teams were hoping for similar success. The Shore Conference finished the First Round with a record of 8-5.
CENTRAL JERSEY GROUP 2- (5 teams)
#2 Manasquan (68) - #15 Wilingboro (41)…Manasquan used a 16-9 3rd quarter to put this one away. Dara Mabrey led the way for Manasquan with 23 points and Faith Masonius, Carly Geissler and Nikki Stevens added eight points each.
#4 Rumson Fair Haven (84) - #13 Bordentown (35)…The Bulldogs outscored Bordentown 50-18 in the first half and coasted into the second round. Hannah Scanlan led the way with 14 points and Stephanie Lesko added 10.
#6 Point Pleasant Boro (60) - #11 Johnson (58)…The Panthers advanced behind the hot hand of Megan Hughes who had a game-high 27 points and Ally Lassen's double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
#8 Holmdel (42) - #9 Delran (31)…Trailing 13-12 at half, the Hornets opened up the second half with a 17-6 third quarter to advance Holmdel. The Hornets were led by Sydney Coffaro with 20 points and Jenna Inman added 10.
#14 Monmouth (36) - #3 Lincoln (62)…The Falcons season came to an end Tuesday night after falling behind to Lincoln 33-6 at the half. Halena Martin led Monmouth with 14 points.
CENTRAL JERSEY GROUP 4- (4 teams)
#5 Colts Neck (58) - #12 Montgomery (50)…The Cougars jumped out to a 36-22 first half lead and kept Montgomery in check the rest of the game. Colts Neck was led by a double-double from Elise Brown with 22 points and 12 rebounds, Cara Volpw with 13 points and Lola Mullaney 12 points.
#8 Marlboro (84) - #9 Middletown North (41)…The Mustangs dominated Shore Conference foe Middletown North behind a 39-2 first quarter and 52-11 first half leads. Marlboro was led by Molly Weiss with a game-high 18 points, Tatum Evans with 14 points, Jenn Angelone with 11 points and Jessica Iacobellis had 10 points. Middletown North's Hailee Hallard finished with 11 points.
#12 Freehold Township (31) - #5 Hunterdon Central (50)…The Patriots season came to an end against Hunterdown Tuesday night. Freehold Township was led by Harlie Kneler with 9 points.
SOUTH JERSEY GROUP 2- (1 team)
#4 Manchester Township (47) - #13 Collingswood (18)…The Hawks defense was out in full force Tuesday night as Manchester held Collingswood to single digits in every quarter. Manchester was led by Lyric Green with 19 points, Kayleigh Sharry with 12 points and Anissia Fucci with 9 points.
SOUTH JERSEY GROUP 4- (3 teams)
#5 Southern (48) - #12 Cherry Hill East (43)…The Rams grinded out a win over upset minded East. Southern was led by Shauna McHale with a game-high 17 points, Morgan Henderson added 11 points and Bianca Nicolini had 9 points.
#6 Toms River North (65) - #11 Brick Memorial (47)…The Mariners made in three in a row this season over the Mustangs with an 18-3 second quarter following a 20-20 first quarter. North was led by Jenna Paul with 22 points and Ashley Tutzauer with 16 points. Brick Memorial's Samantha Bialoblocki finished her high school career with 910 points following her 24 point performance Tuesday night.
#14 Jackson Memorial (21) - #3 Cherokee (57)…The Jaguars season ended with a hard fought game against the #11 team in New Jersey. Jackson was led by senior Dari Jones who finished her career with 1,075 points following her 11 points.