Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Feb. 8
Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Friday, Feb. 7
No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 73, No. 5 Marlboro 36
The staunch defense of Red Bank Catholic (17-3) limited Marlboro (15-3) to a season-low 36 points and seven 3-pointers.
Offensively, the Caseys spread the wealth. Junior guard Justine Pissott pumped in 21 points, junior guard Sophia Sabino metted 15 and freshman guard Casey Prior had 11. Junior guard Toni Panayides added eight and sophomore center Ally Carman dropped in seven.
Dani Schlesinger topped Marlboro with 11 points and Sammy Jay chipped in with nine.
Shore 65, Asbury Park 24
Junior guard Madison LaRosa canned three 3-pointers and netted a game-high 16 for Shore (11-10), which raced to a 22-3 lead. Cassie DeSantis sprinkled in 10 points and Rylee Drahos scored eight for the Blue Devils.
Tyasia Cooper topped Asbury Park (9-10) with 14 points.
Central 52, Jackson Liberty 47
The Golden Eagles (12-7) picked up their third straight win, sparked by a 23-6 outburst in the second quarter that gave way to a 29-12 halftime lead. Jadelynn Smith headlined four players in double figures for Central, finishing with 13 points.
Mercedes Corbin and Julia Altieri, who knocked down three 3-pointers, each had 12 and Kayla Krzykowski scored 10.
Maura Carney sank six threes on her way to a game-high 23 for Jackson Liberty (11-8) and Ariana Broughton had a double-double for the Lions with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Jessica Cannestro cleared 10 boards in the loss.
No. 8 Jackson Memorial 89, Howell 70
Senior guard Kristina Donza pumped in 32 points and junior guard Rachel Capua poured in 31 for the Jags (17-2). The victory pushed Jackson Memorial's win streak to a dozen.
Donza went 10 for 10 from the foul line, Capua converted 10 of 12 at the stripe and Jackson Memorial was 26 of 29 overall on foul shots.
Freshman guard Zoei Maffei added a career-high 11 points, senior guard Ally Vella grabbed 14 boards to complement eight points and senior point Bianca Giordano dished out 12 assists for the Jags.
Junior forward Caitlin Gresko struck for 26 points (one shy of her career high), seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block for Howell (10-9). Junior guard Grace Leary pumped in 19 while Mackenzi Greene and Mackenzie Bruno each scored 10 for the Rebels.
Brick Memorial 62, Point Pleasant Boro 43
Junior guard Alexis Voorhees poured in 26 points, fueled by four 3-pointers, and sophomore forward Ella Moore complemented with 15 points, including her first three of the season, for the Mustangs (6-13).
Brick Memorial seized control with a 39-18 showing the bridged the second and third quarters and game it a 49-27 cushion.
Kate Leturgez had 13 points, five rebounds and three blocks for Point Boro (8-10) while Lila Shaver supplied 11 points, four boards and three assists.
Ranney 58, Academy of Urban Leadership Charter 41
Junior forward CJ Moore pumped in a season-high 15 points to go with her 12 reboubds for the Panthers (4-10). Ranney hopped out to an 11-4 lead and gradually expanded its cushion.
Senior guard Lily Blumenkrantz sank two threes and had 14 points and freshman guard Bella Santulli added 10.
National Christian (Md.) 65, St. Rose 52
The Purple Roses (14-6) held an 18-15 upper hand after one quarter but National Christian managed to gain a 36-31 advantage by halftime and never relinquish the lead.
Brynn Farrell had 17 points, Makayla Andrews 15 and Abby Antognoli 16 for St. Rose.
War vs. Shore
Williamstown 47, Southern 42
The Rams (9-9) went toe-to-toe with Williamstown (16-4), fueled by a game-high 18 points from Kaela Curtin. Sam Del Rio chipped in with eight points and Sarah Lally added seven for Southern.
Toms River North 58, Atlantic City 55
Sophomore forward Gia Pissott dropped in a career-high 14 points and freshman guard Julia Grodzicki added on 14 more for the Mariners (14-4).
Kristina Johnson finished with 13 points and Faith Wavershak netted 11 for Toms River North.
Toms River South 47, Cedar Creek 33
Junior forward Kelle Anwander recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 boards, freshman guard Emma Wagner had 11 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals and senior forward Brianna Weltner gribbed a dozen rebounds for the Indians (7-12), who picked up their third win in four games.
Caitlyn Fall chipped in with nine points for South.
Ocean City 37, Raritan 20
Junior guard Lucy Alberici accounted for 15 points for Raritan (6-11), which fell behind Ocean City (14-5), 22-7, by halftime.
Toms River East 51, Atlantic Tech 36
The Raiders (11-6) fashioned a balanced offense led by senior guard Jordyn Madigan, who dropped in 14.
Sydney Lorentzen had 10 points while Nicole Platten, Kelleen Sullivan and Natalie Dudar each offered eight. Toms River East wiped out a 13-12 deficit, outscoing ACIT, 39-23, over the final three quarters.
No. 3 Manchester 43, Mainland 37
Destiny Adams picked up 18 points, 10 boards, four steals and two blocks for the Hawks (18-3), who closed the game with a 17-6 tear to erase a 31-26 deficit.
Senior guard Serenity Anderson scored nine and freshman guard Angelica Velez had nine points and six boards.
Middle Twp. 47, No. 9 Manasquan 44
No. 5 Red Bank 49, Absegami 29
Junior guard Amelia Medolla drained four 3-pointers on course to a game-high 16 points, senior guard Taylor Crystian sank three triples en route to scoring 15 and junior guard Caitlyn Decker engineered the offense with 11 assists for the Bucs (15-4).