Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Dec. 22
Shore Conference Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Sunday, Dec. 22
WOBM Christmas Classic
1-Manchester 80, 16-Brick Memorial 28
Junior forward Destiny Adams scored 31 points, including 23 in the first half to power the Hawks 55-13 advantage. Adams scored 10 in the opening quarter as Manchester opened a 24-11 lead.
Freshman guard Gabriella Ross delivered 12 of her 14 points before halftime and freshman guard Angelica Velez supplied all 10 of her points over the first 16 minutes.
Alexis Voorhees led Brick Memorial with 10 points.
9-Colts Neck 59, 8-Neptune 44
Senior guard Camryn Foltz pumped in 23 points, striking for four 3-pointers in the second half, and junior guard Jess Thesing clicked for 19 to pace the Cougars.
Colts Neck put together a 12-2 tear in the first 3:10 of the third quarter to build its largest lead to that point, 40-29, keyed by a pair of Foltz triples. Neptune countered with eight straight points, capped by a layup from junior guard Alena Totten to close to 40-37, but that was as near as the Scarlet Fliers got.
The Cougars fashioned a 13-0 run that bridged the third and fourth quarters and featured two more long-range jumpers by Foltz as well as a pair of Thesing drives to open a 53-37 marging early in the final quarter.
Senior forward Macy Brackett had a team-high 15 for Neptune, marked by 10 in the first half. Freshmen guards Ahjanae Young and Amaya Evans scored nine apiece for the Scarlet Fliers.
4-Manasquan 60. 13-Wall 28
Sophomore Brooke Hollawell flipped in 15 points, sophomore swing Georgia Heine ripped down 13 boards to complement nine points and the Warriors got 10 points off the bench from freshman Rylyn Orlando.
Manasquan opened a 28-13 lead by halftime and used a 19-6 burst in the third to extend the lead to 52-19.
Senior forward Abby Nonnenberg scored 10 for Wall.
5-Middletown South 49, 12-Toms River South 30
Senior guard Caitlin O'Connor was locked in from the arc, striking for five 3-pointers and a game-high 17 points to lead three players in double figures for the Eagles.
O'Connor made her intentions clear from the outset, sink three long-range jumpers in the opening quarter to pace Middletown South to a 14-6 lead. Senior swing Kayla Richardson posted a double-double with 12 points and 16 rebounds to go with five assists, four steals and three blocks and senior guard Stephanie Mayerhofer had 14 points.
Freshman guard Emma Wagner topped Toms River South with 11 points.
3-Red Bank 68, 14-Point Boro 31
Guard Amelia Medolla struck for 10 of her 15 points during the first quarter when Red Bank grabbed a 29-2 lead.
Mia Strand sank five 3-pointers en route to 17 points for Red Bank.
6-Toms River East 49, 11-Ewing 33
Senior guard Nicole Platten finished with 12 points on the strength of four 3-pointers while senior guard Jordyn Madigan netted 10 to pace Toms River East.
Platten came out sizzling, hitting three treys in the first quarter and Madigan accounted for six points during an 18-2 uprising in the third that staked East to a 42-25 edge.
10-Toms River North 42, 7-Donovan Catholic 39
Senior swing Kristina Johnson capped a 17-point performance with a perfect 8-for-8 showing at the foul line in the fourth quarter to lift the Mariners.
Sophomore guard Faith Wavershak contributed 15 points to the win. Sophomore guard Olivia Conroy scored a dozen to pace Donovan Catholic.
2-Marlboro 63, 15-Central 44
Junior forward Jessica Riepe drained four of the 11 3-pointers struck by Marlboro and ended with a team-high 12 points for the Mustangs, who led, 18-4, after one quarter. Sophomore guard Dani Schlesinger chipped in with 11 points and junior point guard Sammy Jay added 10 in the win.
Junior guard Jadelyn Smith netted 12 for Central.
St. Rose 61, Rutgers Prep 47
Senior guard Brynn Farrell rose to the occasion by supplying 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Purple Roses in an early-season showdown between two of the state's premier heavyweights.
Senior forward Makayla Andrews offered 11 points for the Roses, who led, 31-20, at intermission, and Maria Tedesco scored nine.