Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Feb. 1
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Barnegat 55, Monmouth 37
The Bengals (6-11) turned a 19-9 second quarter into a 31-15 halftime advantage and were powered by the play of sophomore guard Kya Joseph, who totaled 23 points, nine rebounds, three blocks, one assist and a steal.
Junior guard Ashley Pringle had six points, seven boards, five assists and two steals, sophomore guard Isabel Guiro provided eight points and four assists and freshman forward Cara McCoy chipped in with five boards and six boards for Barnegat.
Sophomore swing Ava Yeagle led Monmouth (2-16) with eight points.
Howell 55, Wall 43
Junior forward Caitlin Gresko struck for a season-high 22 to power the Rebels (9-6). Howell built a 24-19 lead by halftime, had the gap whittled down to 34-32 by the end of the third but rebounded to close the game witha 21-11 effort in the final eight minutes.
Junior guards Grace Leary and Mackenzie Bruno delivered nine apiece for Howell and sophomore guard Mackenzi Greene got involed with two 3-pointers and seven points.
Senior guard Abby Nonnenberg had 10 points and nine rebounds for Wall (4-12), which also received 12 points and five boards from senior guard Nikki Russo.
Freehold Twp. 56, Middletown North 41
The Patriots (12-5) used a 19-1 uprising in the second quarter to open a 33-10 gap. Junior forward Hannah Orloff dropped 20 points, alotted space due to the activity of the Freehold Twp. backcourt. Junior guard Tanya Elsbree flipped in 13 points and junior guard Emily Tran canned three 3-pointers on her way to scoring 11.
Junior guard Victoria Palladino topped Middletown North (6-10) with 15 points and sophomore guard Ronnie Brucaro finished with 13.
Colts Neck 56, Manalapan 46
Senior guard Camryn Foltz poured in a career-best 32 points and the Cougars (9-6) got a boost from the return of junior guard Jess Thesing, who missed the last four contests but re-integrated by netting 13.
The Cougars built on a 26-19 halftime lead, turning a 14-9 effort in the third into a 40-28 cushion.
Senior guard Lauryn Thomas matched her season-high with 17 points and senior guard Lauren Bruno netted a season-best 11 for the Braves (3-13).
Holmdel 62, Matawan 37
Junior swing Olivia Palmer deposited a season-high 13 points by canning four 3-pointers for the Hornets (8-9), who stung Matawan with a 21-8 start.
Senior forward Leah Nolan picked up 12 points, seven boards and four assists and junior guard Ryann Taylor went for 11 points, four rebounds and two steals for Holmdel.
Junior forward Gianna Aiello had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Matawan (4-13).
No. 7 Rumson-Fair Haven 78, Middletown South 70
Freshman guard Julia Corsentio sank four threes and pumped in a season-high 20 points, matching the 20 drained by senior guard Paige Slaven, as the Bulldogs (13-4) emerged from a wild offensive shootout.
Senior swing Kayla Richardson drilled a step-back 3-pointer midway through the second quarter that gave Middletown South (8-6) a 29-14 lead and marked the 1,000th point of her career. She finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Rumson-Fair Haven put together a 27-11 burst in the third to open a 54-43 advantage and the two teams exploded in the fourth, combining for 51 points. Senior forward Lucy Adams supplied 15 points, six rebounds and five blocks and junior guard Cortland McBarron had 12 points, five boards and five steals in the victory.
Senior guard Stephanie Mayerhofer finished with 17 points and five assists, senior guard Caitlin O'Connor netted 12 and sophomore swing Renee Wells added 10 for the Eagles.
Shore 40, Ocean 27
Junior guard Madison LaRosa poured in 20 points - fueled by four 3-pointers - and freshman backcourt partner Rylee Drahos contributed 10 to spark Shore (10-8). The Blue Devils used a subtle 17-6 surge that spanned the second and third quarters to build a 30-17 lead.
Senior forward Bette Bradley flipped in 15 points for Ocean (4-14).
Chatham 54, No. 9 Manasquan 44
Chatham (13-2) set the tone from the outset, building a 19-3 lead and forcing the Warriors (11-6) to play catch up throughout. Maddie Hartnett, who fired in five threes, scored 13 of her 24 points before intermission to give the Cougars a 33-18 cushion at intermission.
Sophomore guard Brooke Hollawell topped Manasquan with 14 points and junior guard Maci Black added seven.