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Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Tuesday, Jan. 14

A North 

Howell 47, Long Branch 43

Junior forward Caitlin Gresko had 16 points and eight rebounds while junior guard Grace Leary provided 14 points, seven boards and four assists for the Rebels (5-2, 2-2), who turned a 16-6 second quarter into a 26-14 halftime lead.

Senior guard Anyssa Fields countered with 15 points and 13 rebounds and junior guard Jada Rogers netted 10 for Long Branch (5-2, 2-2).

A South

Southern 54, No. 10 Toms River North 49

Sophomore guard Summer Davis drilled four threes and totaled a career-high 19 points, senior guard Sam DelRio deposited all 16 of her points from the field and senior swing Kaela Curtin dropped in 15 to push the Rams (5-4, 3-2) to the biggest win of the season.

Southern trailed, 23-16, at the break but put together a 20-12 burst in the third to gain a 36-35 edge.

Senior Kristina Johnson had 16 points and sophomore Sydney Howell scored 14 for Toms River North (6-2, 4-1), which had a four-game win streak snapped.

No. 8 Jackson Memorial 77, Toms River South 38

Senior guard Kristina Donza poured in 29 points for the Jaguars (7-2, 5-0), who roared to a 26-13 lead in the first quarter. Junior guard Rachel Capua deposited 21 points and senior point guard Bianca Giordano spread the offensive wealth through eight assists.

Senior guard Ally Vella cleared nine rebounds for Jackson.

Madison Braun and Kelle Anwander netted nine apiece for Toms River South (2-7, 0-5).

Toms River East 59, Brick Memorial 49

Sophomore guard Kelleen Sullivan counted five 3-pointers among her season-high 19 points for Toms River East (5-4, 4-2). The Raiders, who turned a 28-15 uprising in the second quarter into a 38-22 halftime lead, got 10 points from junior guard Jordyn Madigan.

Senior guard Jenna Schiessl had 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and junior guard Alexis Voorhees scored 15 for Brick Memorial (2-7, 1-4).

B North

No. 6 Red Bank 51, Neptune 44

Junior guard Caitlyn Decker delivered 12 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter as Red Bank (8-2, 4-1) staved off a late charge by Neptune.

Trailing, 12-10, with five minutes left in the second quarter, the Bucs embarked on a 17-1 burst to build a 27-13 lead with 1:30 left in the half. Neptune methodically chipped away at the deficit, drawing to within 42-41 midway into the fourth. However, Decker responded with two free throws and a driving layup to push the advantage to 46-41 and senior guard Taylor Crystian tacked on a foul shot to increase the gap to six with 1:14 to play.

Decker added eight rebounds, six assists and five steals to the victory while junior guard Chloe Teter had 10 points and Crystian nine to go with eight rebounds.

Senior forward Macy Brackett dropped in 16 and sophomore guard Ahjanae Young finished with 15 for Neptune. Each cleared seven rebounds with Young picking up four assists.

Middletown North 39, Matawan 29

Senior guard Olivia Cerbo sank a trio of 3-pointers en route to scoring 13 for the Lions, who put together a 24-12 effort over the second and third quarters to gain a 33-22 cushion. Victoria Palladino aided the cause for Middletown North with six points, six assists, four rebounds and four steals.

B Central

Asbury Park 38, Keansburg 28

Henry Hudson 45, Ranney 34

Senior swing Alyssa Curry erupted for a season-high 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists and junior center Ann McGavin gripped 14 rebounds for the Admirals (4-5, 3-2), who led, 27-15, at the half.

Senior guard Gina Keel contributed 12 points for Henry Hudson on the strength of four 3-pointers. Freshman guard Bella Santulli poured in a season-high 20 for Ranney (1-5, 1-5).

Mater Dei 51, Point Beach 45

Senior guards Liz Mauro and Katie Zoda formed a deadly perimeter tandem for Mater Dei (7-4, 6-0), which pocketed its fifth straight victory. Mauro connected on four threes and collected 18 points while Zoda buried three threes on her way to netting 13.

Sophomore swing Shelby Barksdale added in 10 points for the Seraphs, who built a 29-13 lead by halftime.

Cassidy Burns pumped in 19 and Allison House had 10 for Point Beach (6-3, 3-2), which had a three-game win streak snapped.

Trinity Hall 49, Keyport 16

Senior guard Maggie Ward had 10 points to lead a balanced offensive showing by Trinity Hall (7-3, 5-0). Ten different players contributed at least two points to the victory.

Junior forward Emma Bradley scored eight and senior forward Caitlin Wingertzahn added seven for the Monarchs.

B South

Jackson Liberty 49, Lakewood 17

No. 3 Manchester 61, Barnegat 29

Freshman guard Gabriella Ross and senior point Kemari Reynolds both hit three 3-pointers apiece and each produced 15 points for the Hawks (9-2, 5-0), who led, 35-17, at the break. Junior forward Destiny Adams and freshman guard Angelica Velez netted eight apiece in the win.

Freshman Cara McCoy topped Barnegat (3-7, 1-4) with 11 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore guard Kya Joseph chipped in with eight points and 13 boards for the Bengals.

Donovan Catholic 63, Lacey 51

Junior guard Jordyn Keating pumped in 18 points to lead three scorers in double digits for the Griffins (6-4, 4-1), who rallied from a 24-16 halftime deficit to claim the victory in overtime.

Sophomore guard Olivia Conroy backed up 13 points with nine rebounds as well as five steals and senior guard Tatjana Tatar scored 14 for Donovan Catholic, which outscored Lacey, 12-0, in the extra session.

Sophomore forward Sarah Zimmerman fueled Lacey (4-5, 2-3) with a career-best 33 points.

Point Boro 40, Pinelands 24

Sophomore guard Gen Fara posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, junior forward Kate Leturgez put away a game-high 15 points and senior guard Megan Feehan pulled down 10 rebounds for Point Boro (3-6, 3-2), which ended a three-game losing skid.

Pinelands (2-7, 1-4) got 14 points from sophomore forward Bridget Dudas.


Monmouth 33, Freehold 26

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