Girls Basketball Scoreboard (Feb. 4)
Shore Conference Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Monday, Feb. 4
Howell 53, Freehold 31
No. 8 Marlboro 68, Freehold Twp. 53
Sophomore guard Sammy Jay pumped in 21 points and sophomore forward Jessica Riepe knocked down four triples on course to scoring 14 for Marlboro (16-4, 10-1).
Senior forward Theresa Besso chipped in with 10 points for the Mustangs, who outscored Freehold Twp. (12-7, 6-5), 45-28, over the second and third quarters to open a 60-40 advantage.
Sophomore center Hannah Orloff dropped in 16 points while sophomore guard Tanya Elsbree and sophomore center Madison Garze ended with 12 apiece for Freehold Twp.
No. 2 St. Rose 66, Raritan 45
Junior guard Brynn Farrell pumped in 23 points to lead three players in double figures for St. Rose (19-1, 13-0), which rebounded from its first loss against Rutgers Prep on Sunday.
Raritan (8-9, 6-7) was within 17-13 at the end of the opening quarter but the Purple Roses found their groove with a 23-6 second period to open a 40-19 cushion. Junior swing Makayla Andrews had 11 points and sophomore point guard Abby Antognoli deposited 12 in the win. Antognoli and senior forward Maggie Stapleton (nine points) each drilled three triples and Farrell canned a pair as St. Rose compiled nine treys.
Senior guard Jordan Hyman topped Raritan with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and backcourt partner Renata Alberici supplied 10.
Holmdel 55, Monmouth 21
Junior forward Leah Nolan scored a game-high 14 for the Hornets (8-11, 4-9), who raced to a 12-1 lead in the first quarter.
Junior guard Carson Fontana finished with 11 points and sophomore forward Ryann Taylor collected nine points and nine rebounds for Holmdel. Olivia Palmer chipped in with six points on a pair of 3-pointers and seven rebounds.
Jillian Vigil and Sydney Po had six points apiece for the Falcons (1-20, 0-13).
No. 1 St. John Vianney 82, Neptune 27
Senior forward Sajada Bonner pumped in 19 points, senior swing Brelynn Bellamy scored 15 and senior point guard Sarah Karpell worked both ends to finish with 14 points and seven steals for St. John Vianney (17-1, 13.The Lady Lancers, who extended their win streak to zipped to 27-8 lead in the initial eight minutes.
Freshman guard Ahjanae Young led Neptune (9-11, 6-8) with 10 points and seven rebounds.
Toms River East 52, Lacey 17
Senior guard Adriana Hart flipped in 11 points to headline a balanced offensive performance that earned the Raiders (12-5) their seventh victory in eight outings and coach Kevin Cohen, in his 15th season, his 200th career win.
Toms River East established control from the outset, zipping out to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter. Junior guard Nicole Platten had nine points on the strength of three 3-pointers and senior guard Kamryn Lister added eight points. Sophomore Natalie Dudar got involved with seven points.
Caylie Biele and Allie Toth scored seven each for Lacey (8-13).
Asbury Park at Mother Seton, 5:30