Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Feb. 6
Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Thursday, Feb. 6
No. 6 Marlboro 52, Middletown South 40
Junior forward Jessica Riepe counted six 3-pointers among her 22 points, 19 of which came in the second half to spark the Mustangs (15-2, 10-0), who increased their win streak to 12. Junior guard Sammy Jay went 9 for 9 from the line and totaled 12 points.
Senior swing Kayla Richardson had 20 points and 17 rebounds for Middletown South (9-7, 8-2) and Bella Orlando clicked for a career-high 14 points.
No. 4 St. Rose 68, No. 8 Manasquan 54
Trailing Manasquan, 45-43, after three quarters, St. Rose (14-5, 10-2) erupted with a 25-9 outburst over the closing eight minutes.
Senior guard Brynn Farrell was responsible for 26 poitns and senior forward Makayla Andrews dropped in 20 for the Purple Roses with senior forward Maria Tedesco adding nine and junior point guard Abby Antognoli eight.
Manasquan (12-7, 8-4) rode the exuberance of its sophomore class. Forward Dorothy Loffredo scored 14, swing Georgia Heine netted 13, guard Brooke Hollawell had 10 and Mary Donnelly finished with nine.
Central 42, Brick 34
Powered by a 14-3 uprising in the second quarter, Central (11-7, 7-5) built a 21-11 gap en route to nothcing its second win in a row.
Senior guard Mercedes Corbin drilled two threes and scored a season-high 15 and junior guard Jadelynn Smith buried three long-distance jumpers on course to netting 12 for the Golden Eagles. Junior guard Julia Altieri added a pair of threes and eight points.
Emma Carpino scored 10 for Brick (3-16, 1-11).
No. 8 Jackson Memorial 61, Toms River South 29
Junior guard Rachel Capua pumped in 22 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to mark the 11th consecutive win for Jackson Memorial (16-2, 12-0).
Senior guard Kristina Donza poured in 25 points for the Jags while senior guard Ally Vella had 10 rebounds and senior point guard Bianca Giordano distributed nine assists. Toms River North 39, Southern 29Toms River East 65, Brick Memorial 53
Emily Maire also netted a season best for Toms River East by scoring 15 and Nicole Platten aided the offensive cause with 11.
Alexis Voorhees pumped in 19 and Ella Moore hit for 16 for Brick Memorial (5-13, 3-9).
Middletown North 54, Matawan 30
The Lions (7-11, 5-7) ended a three-game losing streak by building a 37-18 halftime lead fueled by a 19-7 surge in the second quarter.
Senior guards Hayley Stratton and Olivia Cerbo each hit a pair of threes and deposited 12 points and junior forward Sophia Memon added 10. Junior guard Victoria Palladino scored nine on three 3-pointers to go with her seven assists and five rebounds.
Asbury Park 46, Keansburg 37
Sizzling Tyasia Cooper pumped in 32 points to fuel the Blue Bishops (9-9, 5-7), who created a 40-25 cushion through three quarters. Elijah Tulley had 10 points in the victory.
Keansburg (3-14, 1-12) got 13 points for Aaliyah Coleman.
Mater Dei 50, Point Beach 48
Sophomore Shelby Barksdale exploded for a career-high 25 points to pace Mater Dei (12-8, 11-1), which built a 44-32 lead through three quaters and withstood a fourth-quarter retaliation from Point Beach (14-5, 8-4).
Cassidy Burns delivered 21 points, 13 of which were reaped the at foul line, for the Garnet Gulls, who closed with a 16-6 tear over the final eight minutes.
Henry Hudson 33, Ranney 29
Senior swing Alyssa Curry backed 21 points with a dozen rebounds, three blocks and two steals and the Admirals (10-9, 7-5) gradually put distance on Ranney, outscoring the Panthers, 26-20, over the final three quarters.
Ann McGavin had nine rebounds and Lauren McCahon grabbed four for Henry Hudson.
Brooke Schmelz topped Ranney (3-10, 3-9) with 12 points while Bella Santulli ended with nine.
Jackson Liberty 57, Lakewood 25
Junior guard Maura Carney clicked for 24 points, fueled by six 3-pointers, 6-3 sophomore Jessica Cannestrohad 12 points and nine rebounds, freshman guard Ariana Broughton ripped down 13 rebounds and senior guard Kayla Nelson dispensed 10 assists for the Lions (11-7, 7-5).
Aysha Diawara led Lakewood (0-17, 0-12) with 12 points.
Point Boro 42, Pinelands 41 (OT)
Senior forward Kate Leturgez finished with 18 points and seven boards for Point Boro (8-9, 8-4), which rallied from a 32-26 deficit in the fourth to draw in and forge overtime. Junior guard Lila Shaver chipped in with 11 points for the Panthers and sophomore guard Gen Fara added eight.
Sunni DiElmo had 15 for Pinelands (4-14, 2-10).
Donovan Catholic 60, Lacey 40
The Griffins (14-6, 10-2) wasted no time gaining the upper hand, putting together a 15-3 burst in the first quarter and widening the gap to 35-15 by halftime.
Senior guard Tatjana Tatar canned three triples, totaled 15 points and doled out a career-high seven assists to go with five rebounds. Junior guard Jordyn Keating had 15 points and five rebounds, senior guard Olivia Parlow supplied nine points, three boards and two steals and senior forward Karolina Jaruseviciute collected eight blocks and six rebounds for Donovan Catholic.
Freshman guard Riley Giordano scored 11 and junior guard McKayla Mooney had nine points for Lacey (9-9, 6-6).
No. 3 Manchester 67, Barnegat 37
Sophomore guard Amyah Bray flipped in 16 points, junior forward Destiny Adams dropped in 15 and grabbed seven rebounds and junior guard Morgan Brustman scored 12 on the strength of four 3-pointers for the Hawks (17-3, 12-0).
Senior guard Serenity Anderson had a season-high eight points for Manchester, which opened a 23-5 advantage in the first quarter.
Sophomore guard Kya Joseph scored 20 for Barnegat (6-14, 3-9).
No. 1 St. John Vianney 65, Christ the King (NY) 39
Sophomore guard Madison St. Rose struck for 25 points and seven steals while backcourt mates Katie Hill and Emma Bruen scored 10 apiece for the Lady Lancers (17-1).
St. John Vianney left no room for doubt, jumping to a 38-16 halftime lead.