Girls Basketball Scoreboard (Jan. 17)
Thursday, January 17
Toms River East 51, No. 8 Toms River North 43
The Raiders (7-4, 6-2) wiped out a 24-21 halftime deficit by outscoring Toms River North (10-2, 7-1), 30-19, in the second half en route to avenging a 37-27 loss to its crosstown rival on Opening Night.
Senior guard Kamryn Lister was the catalyst for Toms River East, clicking for a season-high 24 points and senior guard Adriana Hart was cut an influential figure by dropping in 13. Both hit a pair of 3-pointers.
The Raiders closed the contest with a decisive 13-4 finishing kick.
Senior forward Jenna Paul had 23 points, six rebounds, four blocks and two assists while senior point guard Brielle Bisogno ended with 13 points, five boards, four steals and three assists for the Mariners, who had a five-game win streak snapped.
Jackson Memorial 75, Brick 41
Junior guard Kristina Donza, the Shore Sports Network Player of the Week, registered a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Jaguars (6-5, 5-2).
Red-hot senior forward Dani Evans followed suit, backing 16 points with 10 boards as part of her third consecutive double-double and sophomore guard Rachal Capua added 19 points, eight steals, seven rebounds and five assists.
Angelina Jones scored a season-high 19 for Brick (4-9, 2-6).
Southern 32, Toms River South 21 - Check out full game story & highlights
Senior point guard Jac Ward collected 16 points, seven rebounds, four assists and a steal to guide the Rams (7-6, 4-4).
Ward converted four foul shots and junior forward Kaela Curtin translated a feed from junior guard Sam Del Rio into a layup during a 6-0 run that sent Southern into halftime with an 18-11 edge. Ward maintained that momentum in the third, driving into the lane on consecutive trips that ended in delicate pull-ups before kicking to junior guard Alex Mattner for a mid-range jumper to stamp a 12-0 run and extend the Rams’ advantage to 24-12 with 3:43 showing in the stanza.
Junior guard Jordan Frangipani made an early impact for Southern, sticking a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter to match the six points Ward offered in establishing a 12-7 lead.
Two free throws by 6-3 sophomore forward Kelle Anwander, who provided a team-high eight points and five rebounds off the bench, narrowed Southern’s lead to 12-9 but that was as close as Toms River South got. Despite being saddled in foul trouble, 6-0 senior forward Shiloh Williams finished with seven points and nine boards for Toms River South.
Central 58, Brick Memorial 41
Junior guard Mercedes Corbin pumped in 20 points while the backcourt combination of senior Kristi Truhan and freshman Martine Chevalier scored nine apiece for the Golden Eagles (5-8, 3-4), who establishd a 31-21 halftime lead and closed the contest on a 16-5 tear.
Sophomore guard Alexis Voorhees led Brick Memorial (1-12, 0-8) with a season-high 14 points.
Keyport 51, Asbury Park 31
Senior swing Giana Piccini dropped in 14 points and her sophomore protege Lila Trench delivered a season-high 12 to spark the Red Raiders (8-4, 5-3), who used the surge of a 20-6 first quarter to establish a 36-12 halftime lead.
Senior guard Deyonna Carter scored 15 for Asbury Park (2-10, 2-6)
Point Beach 60, Keansburg 34
Senior guard McKayla Hughes poured in 19 points, fueled by five 3-pointers, and sophomore guard Allison House scored 14 for Point Beach (10-3, 7-1).
The Garnet Gulls backed a 16-6 showing in the first quarter with a 19-5 burst to build a 35-11 halftime cushion. Sophomore forward Cassidy Burns chipped in with eight points.
Alyssa Castera led Keansburg (4-8, 2-6) with 13 points.
Trinity Hall 63, Ranney 17
Freshman Haven Dora struck for 12 points and classmate Tess Bateman netted eight to fuel the Monarchs (7-5, 5-1), who led, 28-11, at the break.
Junior Maggie Ward chipped in with 10 points to help the winning cause.
Barnegat 50, Lakewood 32
Freshman swing Kya Joseph picked up 13 points and nine rebounds, senior forward Sydney Boyer supplied 10 points, five boards and four assists and senior forward Jada Baker complemented nine points with 14 rebounds to fuel the Bengals (8-7, 4-4).
Barnegat held a commanding 33-15 lead at the break.
Aysha Diawara topped Lakewood (1-13, 0-8) with 16 points.
Point Boro 43, Jackson Liberty 32
Senior guard Allie Delaney had a game-high 12 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals to spark Point Boro (4-8, 4-4). Morgan Woods grabbed six rebounds and three steals while Lily Shaver and Riley Sexton delivered seven points apiece.
Maura Carney scored 11 for Jackson Libety (8-7, 2-6).
No. 3 Manchester 81, Lacey 39
Sophomore guard Destiny Adams totaled 21 points, seven rebounds, five steals and three assists and senior guard Leilani Correa complemented 11 points with 13 rebounds as the Hawks (12-2, 8-0) had five players score in double figures to roll to their fourth straight win.
Senior forward Dakota Adams had 13 points, seven boards, three blocks, two steals and an assist, freshman guard Amyah Bray scored 11 and junior guard Nahkaleigh Hayes-Jones added 14 points and five rebounds.
Manchester sailed out to a 25-4 lead in the opening quarter and used a 29-16 outburst in the third to open a 66-29 cushion.
Senior guard Hailey Ocskasy scored 16 and senior guard Allie Toth netted 12 for Lacey (7-6, 4-4).
Robbinsville 49, Manalapan 30