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SSN Girls Basketball Top 10 

Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Thursday, Jan. 23

A South

Central 44, Brick Memorial 25

Juniors Julia Altieri, who sank two threes, and Jadelynn Smith, who drilled another, netted 10 pointes apiece to pace the Golden Eagles (7-6, 4-4), who climbed out of an 0-3 hole to pop above the .500 mark for the first time this season.

Central took charge from the jump, building a 16-3 cushion by the end of the first quarter. Sophomore Martine Chevalier and junior Allie Bentley chipped in with six points each out of the Golden Eagles' backcourt.

Alexis Voorhees topped Brick Memorial (4-9, 2-6) with eight points.

No. 8 Jackson Memorial 85, Brick 38

Senior guard Kristina Donza poured in 29 points, going 13 of 22 from the field and 3 of 4 behind the arc, while junior guard Rachel Capua scored 22 to power the Jaguars (10-2, 8-0) to their fifth win in a row.

Freshman swing Zoei Maffei complemented nine points with nine rebounds and junior point guard Bianca Giordano handed out eight assists to go with nine points for Jackson Memorial, which shot 35 of 79 from the floor and 11 of 29 behind the arc. Donza added seven rebouds and six steals and Capua picked up seven steals.

Southern 44, Toms River South 41 (OT)

The Rams (8-5, 5-3) rallied from 15-9 deficit, putting together a 10-5 effort in the fourth to force an extra session, where they finished the comeback with a 7-4 showing for the second straight overtime victory.

Senior swing Kaela Curtin matched her season-high with 19 points and senior guard Sam Del Rio did the same by netting 17 for Southern.

Kelle Anwander, a 6-4 junior forward, topped Toms River South (3-9, 1-7) with 16 points as well as 11 rebounds and senior forward Brianna Weltner hit four 3-pointers en route to 14 points to go with eight rebounds.

No. 10 Toms River North 39, Toms River East 29

Senior swing Kristina Johnson dropped in 16 points and handed out three assists for Toms River North (8-3, 6-2), which gained a 10-5 advantage after the first quarter and widened the margin to 29-22 heading into the fourth.

Sophomore guard Sydney Howell nailed two threes on her way to 10 points and sophomore forward Jackie Benvenuto added six points and eight rebounds for the victorious Mariners. Freshman Julia Grodzicki had seven points and sophomore forward Gia Pissott cleaned seven rebounds for North.

Senior forward Emily Maire topped Toms River East (6-5, 5-3) with 13 points.

B North

No. 2 St. John Vianney 62, Middletown North 15

Sophomore guard Madison St. Rose and junior swing Christina Whitehead led 12 players in the scoring column for the Lady Lancers (12-0, 8-0) with 10 points apiece. St. John Vianney wasted no time gaining control, zipping to a 24-3 lead after one quarter.

St. Rose ripped down nine rebounds, Whitehead cleared eight and junior guard Katie Hill picked up five steals along with six points, three rebounds and two assists for SJV. The Lady Lancers totaled 21 steals in the game and 13 assists on 22 field goals.

Olivia Cerbo had five points for Middletown North (5-7, 3-4).

No. 6 Red Bank 58, Wall 31

Junior guard Mia Strand accounted for 14 points and junior backcourt mate Caitlyn Decker provided 11 points and nine assists for the Bucs (10-2, 6-1), who extended their win streak to four.

Strand struck for four 3-pointers and junior guard Amelia Medolla canned a pair en route to scoring 10 for Red Bank, which fashioned a 10-1 showing in the second quarter to open a 22-13 lead and closed with an 18-6 finish.

Senior guard Abby Nonnenberg recorded a double-double for Wall (4-9, 2-6) with 12 points and 20 rebounds and backcourt classmate Nikki Russo had 10 points and six boards.

B Central

Trinity Hall 73, Ranney 33

Senior forward Caitlin Wingertzahn was an imposing presence in the paint for the Monarchs (10-4, 8-0), backing a game-high 16 points with seven rebounds and five blocked shots. Sophomore guard Haven Dora flirted with a triple-double, ending with 10 points, nine assists and eight steals.

Senior guard Colleen Kelly gave Trinity Hall 13 points, five boards and four steals while senor guard Maggie Ward scored nine for the Monarchs, who parlayed a 19-8 second quarter into a 31-20 halftime lead.

Lily Blumenkrantz hit three 3-pointers and had 11 points for Ranney (1-7, 1-6), which tied with the B Central leader, 12-12, after one quarter. CJ Moore chipped in with nine points for the Panthers.

Asbury Park 54, Keyport 37

Point Beach 53, Keansburg 15

The Beach (10-3, 6-2) pocketed its fourth straight win behind 22 points from junior forward Cassidy Burns, who dropped in 10 field goals. Junior guard Allison House chipped in with 10 points as 10 different Garnet Gulls lent a hand in the scoring department.

Freshman Morgan Hutchins had six points for Keansburg (3-9, 1-7).

Mater Dei 42, Henry Hudson 19


B South

Barnegat 61, Lakewood 20

Kya Joseph, a 5-7 sophomore guard, ran her string of consecutive double-doubles to four by recording 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Bengals (4-9, 2-5), who stopped a three-game losing streak.

Joseph added five assists to her overall haul while junior guard Ashley Pringle matched her career-high with 11 points to go with three rebounds, three assists and two steals for Barnegat. The Bengals established a 24-7 lead by halftime.

Junior swing Erin Breyta worked both ends of the court for the Bengals, collecting six points, eight rebounds and four steals and freshman Cara McCoy added six points and eight boards.

Donovan Catholic 47, Pinelands 16

Junior guard Jordyn Keating paced a balanced offensive exhibition by Donovan Catholic (10-5, 7-1) by netting nine points on three 3-pointers to go with six rebounds and three assists. Senior guard Olivia Parlow hit a pair of triples and ended with eight points.

Sophomore guard Oliva Conroy had seven points, eight rebounds and two assists, senior forward Karolina Jaruseviciute ended with eight points while senior guard Tatjana Tatar compiled five points, four boards, five assists and four steals for the Griffins.

Bridget Dudas scored nine and Alyssa Breese seven for Pinelands (3-9, 1-6).

No. 3 Manchester 63, Lacey 34

Junior forward Destiny Adams led three players in double figures for the Hawks (12-2, 8-0) with 13 points, complemented by nine rebounds, five blocks, four steals and two assists.

Senior point guard Kemari Reynolds collected 12 points, four steals, thrre rebounds and three assists while freshman guard Angelica Velez totaled 12 points, three boards, three steals, two assists and block for Manchester, which took a 39-14 lead into halftime.

Junior guard Caylie Biele had 10 points and sophomore forward McKayla Mooney netted nine for Lacey (6-6, 4-4).

Non-Divisional

Long Branch 50, Monmouth 33

Senior guard Anyssa Fields delivered her fifth straight double-double for the Green Wave (8-3), finishing with 26 points and 13 rebounds. Junior guard Jada Rogers flipped in 16 and senior forward Madison Grayson clutched 10 rebounds in the triumph, the third in a row for Long Branch.

Sydney Po had 13 points and Alyson Amadruto scored 10 for Monmouth (2-12).

Non-Conference

Shore 47, Hightstown 25

Junior guard Madison LaRosa connected for 18 points while freshman guard Rylee Drahos and senior swing Chloe Wollman scored 10 apiece for the Blue Devils (8-6), who led at the half, 30-11.

Robbinsville 42, Manalapan 40

Sophomore guard Carlyn Deaver pumped in a season-high 14 for the Braves (3-9), who seized a 32-31 edge after three quarters. Lauren Bruno flipped in nine points for Manalapan, also a season best for the senior guard.

Allie Neuman topped Robbinsville (6-7) with 14 points and Vanessa Sabol collected 12 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals for the Ravens.

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