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Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Saturday, Jan. 18

A North

Middletown South 56, Long Branch 48

Senior swing Kayla Richardson backed up 10 poitns with 17 rebounds and sophomore swing Renee Wells pumped in a career-high 15 as the Eagles (5-3, 4-1) fashioned a 30-13 outburst that bridged the second and third quarters to open a 45-29 lead.

Middletown South overcame a 16-15 deficit after one quarter and withstood a valiant performance by senior guard Anyssa Fields, who had 22 points and 20 rebounds.

Senior guard Caitlin O'Connor netted nine points on three 3-pointers for Middletown South. Junior guard Jada Rogers had 12 points for Long Branch.

Non-Divisional

Brick Memorial 54, Howell 52

The Mustangs (4-7) rallied from a 38-35 deficit by closing the contest with a 19-14 showing in the fourth quarter en route to their second straight victory.

Junior guard Alexis Voorhees canned four 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 23 points and Brick Memorial finished with eight threes as a team. Karina Roettger netted nine points and Ella Moore finished with eight in the win.

Caitlin Gresko netted 17 points, Grace Leary scored 12 and Mackenzi Green ended with 10 for Howell (6-3).

Shore 30, Manalapan 20

Chloe Wollman accounted for nine points and Lily Santi scored seven to accompany four rebounds and three steals for Shore (7-5), which led, 17-10, at intermission. The Blue Devils closed out the triumph by going 5 of 6 at the foul line in the fourth quarter.

Pinelands 36, Ocean 32

Sophomore forward Bridget Dudas pumped in 19 points for Pinelands (3-8), which turned an 18-10 showing in the third quarter into a 30-25 lead on course to ending a three-game losing skid. Skylar Callahan added eight points, hitting a pair of threes for the Wildcats.

Bette Bradley poured in 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Ocean (3-9).

No. 5 Rumson-Fair Haven 49, Middletown North 38

Senior guard Paige Slaven deposited 18 points and junior guard Cortland McBarron added 13 for the Bulldogs (8-2), who constructed a 22-12 halftime lead.

Junior forward Sophia Memon had a season-high 14 points as wel las four rebounds and four blocks for Middletown North (5-6).

Matawan 53, Brick 41

Matawan (3-8) ended a six-game losing streak behind Skylar Paris, Gianna Aiello and Bryn Radvanksi.

Paris, a 5-7 junior guard, matched her season-high with 17 points to go with six rebounds and four steals. Aiello, a 6-4 junior forward, posted her fifth double double with 12 points and 11 rebounds and Radvanski, a senior guard, equaled her season best with 11 points. Paris and Radvanski each hit three 3-pointers for the Huskies, who took a 13-6 lead after one quarter and widened the margin to 29-19 by intermission.

Emma Carpino topped Brick (3-7) with 14 points and Erika Cameron ended with 10.

Freehold Twp. 46, Trinity Hall 45 

Junior guard Tanya Elsbree converted two free throws with eight seconds left in regulation to put the Patriots in front and seal the outcome with a game-ending steal. Elsbree finished with 17 points and junior forward Hannah Orloff netted 15.

Senior forward Caitlin Wingertzahn had 12 points, senior guard Maggie Ward netted 11 on the strength of three 3-pointers and junior forward Emma Bradley scored 10 for Trinity Hall (8-4), which had a five-game win streak halted.

Non-Conference

Asbury Park 62, Academy of Urban Leadership 39

No. 4 St. Rose at Franklin, ppd.

No. 3 Manchester vs. Bishop Ireton (Va.), 6

Say Yes to Success
at Msgr. Scanlon, NY

No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 70, St. John's Prep (NY) 43

Sophomore guard Justine Pissott erupted for seven threes and a season-high 21 points for Red Bank Catholic (11-1). Junior guard Toni Panayides chipped in with 14 points, including a pair of triples, and senior forward Nicole Stanford dropped in 10 for the Caseys.

Red Bank Catholic totaled 11 3-pointers in the contest.

Rose Classic
at Nazareth (NY)

Neptune 63, Midwood (NY) 32

Sophomore guard Amaya Evans sizzled from long range, burying a career-best five 3-pointers and finishing with 25 points for the Scarlet Fliers (7-4). Neptune gained control from the outset, opening a 16-6 lead in the first quarter that expanded to 34-12 by halftime.

Senior forward Macy Bracket collected 20 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals while Evans added six steals.

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