Girls Basketball Scoreboard (Jan. 11)
Friday, January 11
No. 8 Toms River North 65, Central 42
Some rather complete performance from its senior veterans helped Toms River North (9-1, 6-0) extend its win streak to four.
Senior forward Jenna Paul dropped in 25 points, rejected 11 shots, cleared seven rebounds, handed out six assists and had three steals in a dominating interior display while senior point guard Brielle Bisogno had 20 points, seven boards, six assists and three steals. Freshman Sydney Howell supplied eight points, three assists and three rebounds for the Mariners, who turned a 16-4 outburst in the second quarter into a 32-18 halftime advantage.
Junior guard Mercedes Corbin flipped in 17 for Central (4-6, 2-3).
Jackson Memorial 45, Southern 37
Senior guard Dani Evans sank three 3-pointers and exploded for 25 points - matching her career high - as the Jaguars (5-4, 4-1) pocketed the road win.
Junior guard Bianca Giordano added 12 points and sophomore guard Rachel Capua netted seven for Jackson Memorial, which seized a 13-6 lead in the first quarter.
Junior Sam Del Rio scored 13 and senior Jacqueline Ward had 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Southern (5-6, 2-4).
Toms River South 39, Toms River East 36
Kelle Anwander, a 6-3 sophomore forward, delivered 12 points, five rebounds and a pair of blocks for the Indians (5-5, 3-3), who closed the game with an 11-7 effort in the fourth to erase a 29-28 deficit.
Shiloh Williams, who pulled down 10 rebounds, Madison Braun, who added eight boards and Brianna Weltner all scored five in the victory.
Senior guard Kamryn Lister clicked for 14 points and junior guard Jordyn Madigan netted eight for Toms River East (5-4, 4-2).
Brick 36, Brick Memorial 30
Asbury Park 52, Ranney 40
Senior guard Deyonna Carter continued to flaunt her sizzling shooting hand as the Blue Bishops (2-7, 2-4) picked up their second straight win, the first time they won successive outings since January of 2017.
Carter pumped in a career-high 30 points and has scored at a 23.0 clip over the last four games. Junior Elliyah Tulley finished with seven points for Asbury Park, which erased an early 11-4 deficit, tied the game at 20-20 by halftime and outscored Ranney, 32-20, after intermission.
Sophomore guard Brooke Schmelz scored a season-high 15 for Ranney (0-5, 0-5).
Keyport 45, Keansburg 16
The Red Raiders (6-3, 4-2) followed up an 8-0 showing in the opening quarter with a 20-5 outburst in the second to build a 28-5 cushion by halftime.
Senior guard Shannan Devlin offered a game-high 15 points, seven rebounds, six assists and two steals and senior swing Giana Picci added 12 points to complement seven boards for Keyport, which pumped the brakes on a three-game losing skid.
Hannah Valle scored six and Alyssa Castera five for Keansburg (4-6, 2-4).
Trinity Hall 48, Mater Dei 24
Freshman Haven Dora pumped in a season-high 15 points, 6-1 junior forward Caitlin Wingertzahn compiled 11 points, 10 boards and four blocks, and freshman Cameryn Keane chipped in by scoring seven to drive the Monarchs (5-4, 3-1) to their fourth consecutive win.
Trinity Hall unleashed its fierce defense, limiting Mater Dei (6-4, 5-1) to just seven points in the second half.
Point Beach 49, Henry Hudson 33
Carleigh Burns sank a pair of jumpers from behind the 3-point line en route to a game-high 14 for Point Beach (8-3, 5-1).
McKayla Hughes accounted for nine points in the win, one energized by a 35-7 showing in the first half. Gina Keel had 11 points to lead Henry Hudson (2-9, 1-4).
Donovan Catholic 41, Jackson Liberty 18
Junior point guard Paige Slaven collected a game-high 12 points, grabbed five rebounds, doled out four assists and engineered a pivotal second-quarter surge to steer the Griffins (9-2, 5-1) to their seventh straight win.
Slaven converted a steal, finished on a graceful drive and set up senior forward Nalah Tinsley and junior guard Olivia Parlow for layups during a 10-0 run at the outset of the second quarter that powered Donovan Catholic to a 14-4 lead it never relinquished.
Sophomore guad Jordyn Keating finished with 10 points, junior forward Jayda Kearney had six points and seven boards and Tinsley cleared eight boards and had four assists.
Sophomore forward Ashleigh Tavaska topped Jackson Liberty (8-5, 2-4), which had a four-game win streak snapped, with six points and senior center Logan Sigmon came off the bench to provided four points as well as six rebounds.
Barnegat 46, Point Boro 32
Senior forward Jada Baker posted her sixth double-double of the campaign by backing 15 points with 18 rebounds and freshman guard Kya Joseph dropped in 16 to fuel the Bengals (6-6, 3-3).
No. 3 Manchester 58, Lakewood 11
Senior guard Leilani Correa had 13 points and six rebounds as the Hawks (10-2, 6-0) balanced the scoring amongst 10 sources.
Nahkaleigh Hayes-Jones and Amyah Bray each netted eight, Kemari Reynolds ended with seven points and four assists and Destiny Adams collected six points on a pair of threes, five rebounds and four blocks. Dakota Adams helped control the paint with eight rebounds, three blocks and three steals to go with four points.
Junior guard Aysha Diawara led Lakewood (1-10, 0-6) with nine points.
Lacey 51, Pinelands 37
The Lions (6-5, 3-3) used a 16-10 first quarter as the spark toward ending a two-game losing skid.
Lacey did damage from beyond the arc with senior guard Allie Toth and sophomore guard Cayli Biele inflicting the most significant wounds. Biele buried four 3-pointers and Toth nailed three more as the backcourt tandem shared game-high honors with 18 points apiece.