Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Jan. 16
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Howell 37, Freehold 20
The Rebels (6-2, 3-2) opened with a 12-3 start on their way to collecting their third straight win.Sophomore guard Mackenzi Green finished with a game-high 13 points and junior guard Grace Leary sank three 3-pointers on her way to scoring 11 for Howell.
Sophomore forward Amy Potochar had six points and six rebounds for Freehold (2-9, 0-6).
No. 9 Marlboro 69, Freehold Twp. 46
Schlesinger hit three triples and had a career-high 19 points while Jay counted three treys among her 17 points. Senior guard Sam Nocco (eight points), junior forward Jessica Riepe (12 points) and junior swing Laura Morehead (six points) each knocked down a pair of jumpers from beyond the arc as Marlboro amassed 12 in the contest. The Mustangs parlayed a 22-12 rush in the second quarter into a 41-28 cushion at the break.
Junior guard Tanya Elsbree led Freehold Twp. (8-3, 3-2), which had a three-game win streak ended, with 15 points and junior guard Lindsay Lloyd scored a season-high 10 for the Patriots.
No. 4 St. Rose 68, Raritan 24
Senior guard Brynn Farrell picked up 18 points and junior point guard Abby Antognoli dropped in 16 for St. Rose (8-4, 5-1), which jumped out to a 20-2 lead after one quarter.
Senior guard Kitty Murphy had nine points and sophomore guard Tori Crovo finished with eight for the Purple Roses, both season highs for the St .Rose reserves.
Raritan (4-6, 1-5) got 13 points and five boards from junior guard Lucy Alberici and sophomore guard Megan Casey had eight points and seven rebounds.
No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 51, No. 7 Manasquan 33
Sophomore center Ally Carman dropped in 17 points and sophomore guard Justine Pissott netted 15 to pace the Caseys (10-1, 6-0), who built a 15-8 advantage in the first quarter.
Sophomore guard Brooke Hollawell had 12 points and sophomore forward Dorothy Loffredo added eight for Manasquan (7-4, 3-3), which closed the gap to 24-19 by intermission. The Caseys, who won their eighth straight, responded with a 13-4 effort in the third to raise their lead to 37-23.
No. 5 Rumson-Fair Haven 52, Shore 27
Senior point guard Paige Slaven provided 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists, senior forward Lucy Adams tore down 10 rebounds and rejected seven shots and sophomore guard Charley Rosen scored a season-high 10 points to pace the Bulldogs (7-2, 4-2) to their third consecutive win.
Rumson, which built a 28-15 lead by halftime, got nine points from freshman guard Julia Corsentino.
Junior guard Madison LaRosa topped Shore (6-5, 2-4) with 10 points to go with four steals and senior swing Savannah Notte picked up seven rebounds and three steals.
Holmdel 67, Monmouth 30
Sophomore Abbey Ferguson recorded her second double-double of the season by complementing 11 points with a dozen rebounds for Holmdel (5-5, 3-3). Senior forward Leah Nolan paced the Hornets with a game-best 17 points to go with six boards.
Sophomore guard Sydney Po had seven points for Monmouth (2-10, 0-6).
Brick Memorial 51, Brick 44
Junior guard Alexis Voorhees pumped in 18 points for Brick Memorial (3-7, 2-4), which upended its crosstown rival to claim its second win in three contests.
Emma Carpino had 21 points for Brick (3-6, 1-5).
No. 6 Red Bank 64, Matawan 33
Junior Chloe Teter struck for 19 points, nine rebounds, three steals and two assists, senior Taylor Crystian flipped in 16 points to go with three assists and junior Caitlyn Decker backed 12 points with 10 rebounds as the Bucs' backcourt paved the way.
Junior guard Amelia Medolla hit two 3-pointers and had six points as well as 10 rebounds for Red Bank. Giana Aiello scored 13 while Skylar Parris and Jada Allen finished with nine apiece for Matawan (2-8, 0-6).
Middletown North 44, Ocean 32
Junior guard Victoria Palladino counted a pair of 3-pointers among her team-high 11 points for Middletown North (5-5, 3-3), which clawed back from a 1-3 start to reach the .500 plateau for the first time this winter.
Senior guard Olivia Cerbo and sophomore guard Ronnie Brucato delivered eight points each for the Lions while senior guard Hayley Stratton had six points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals in the win.
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No. 2 St. John Vianney 62, Neptune 19
Sophomore guard Madison St. Rose displayed her versatility, collecting 20 points, 10 steals, six assists and five rebounds for the unbeaten Lady Lancers (10-0, 6-0), who wasted no time in establishing a 26-6 gap at the conclusion of one quarter.
Sophomore guard Ashley O'Connor pumped in a career-high 15 points, sophomore forward Megan Cahalan supplied nine points and three steals and freshman forward Mikaela Hubbard gripped six rebounds for SJV.
Sophomore guard Amaya Evans had 10 points for Neptune (6-4, 4-2).
Asbury Park at Ranney, 5
Point Boro 35, Barnegat 28
Junior guard Lila Shaver canned two threes and had a team-high 12 points, senior forward Kate Leturgez backed seven points with 10 rebounds and sophomore guard Erika Marinelli clicked for a season-high 10 points to lift Point Boro (4-6, 4-2).
Sophomore guard Kya Joseph countered with 16 points and 16 rebounds for Barnegat (3-8, 1-5). Freshman Calli Dunn pulled down eight boards to go with five points for the Bengals.
Southern 43, Manalapan 38
Senior swing Kaela Curtin hit a pair of threes and had a team-high 13 points, leading three players in double figures for Southern (6-4).
The Rams, who got 11 points apiece from senior guards Sam DelRio and Alex Mattner, erased a 13-10 deficit and established a 32-29 lead by the end of the third quarter.
Senior guard Lauryn Thomas had 14 points, five rebounds and four steals for Manalapan (3-6) and senior guard Lauren Bruno chipped in with eight points, eight boards and five steals for the Braves.
Point Beach 50, Jackson Liberty 46
The Garnet Gulls (7-3) used a 14-4 burst in the second quarter to wipe out a two-point deficit and seize a 23-15 halftime lead. Junior guard Allison House led the way with 16 points, topping four players in double figures for the Beach.
Junior forward Cassidy Burns knocked down two 3-pointers on her way to 12 points, sophomore guard Patricia Rizzo matched her season-high with 10 points and freshman guard Jada Clayton sank a pair of threes en route to a season-best 10 points.
Senior guard Kayla Nelson scored a season-high 17 for Jackson Liberty (7-3), which had its seven-game win streak snapped. Freshman guard Ariana Broughton added 12 points.
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