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Class A South

Southern 50, Jackson Memorial 43

Senior Ben Ridgway led a balanced offensive effort with 14 points and the Rams (8-3, 5-1) upended the Jaguars (7-4, 4-2) in a battle of teams that entered the evening tied for second place in the Class A South standings.

Junior Luke Infurna added 13 points and junior Jay Silva pitched in 11 for Southern.

Junior Sean Slusak led Jackson Memorial with 11 points while seniors Ryan Mahala and Nick Colon each added 10 in the loss.

No. 2 Toms River North 68, Central 46

Senior Najae Hallenbeck scored 23 points and hauled in 18 rebounds to lead the Mariners (10-2, 6-0) to a win over the Golden Eagles (4-7, 3-3) - their 66th straight in conference play dating back to 2015.

Senior Jakari Spence added 13 points and senior Colin Baker chipped in 10 points and eight assists for Toms River North.

Senior Eugene Brown led Central with 20 points.

Toms River East 48, Toms River South 44

Senior Ryan Goodall scored a game-high 20 points and the Raiders (4-6, 3-3) closed out a road win over the rival Indians (2-9, 2-4).

Senior Mike Goodall added 10 points and senior Reece Miller added nine points on three three-pointers for Toms River East, which won the fourth quarter, 12-6, to ice the win.

Senior Jalen Folsom and junior Steve Beaton each scored nine points to lead a balanced offensive game for Toms River South.

 

Class B Central

Ranney 49, Asbury Park 17

Sophomores Elijah Perkins scored 12 points and classmate Charles Anyichie cleaned up with 12 rebounds and four assists as the Panthers (6-5, 5-0) handled the Blue Bishops (0-9, 0-5).

Keyport 56, Keansburg 48

Senior Chris Johnson scored a game-high 20 points and the Red Raiders (6-3, 3-2) held off the Titans (5-5, 2-4) for a rivalry win.

Junior Damon Jones added 14 points and sophomore D.J. Thomson netted 13 for Keyport.

Senior Dwan Davis led Keansburg with 15 points and senior Anthony Strydio added 12 in the loss.

Point Beach 83, Henry Hudson 56

Freshman Chris Veturoso and sophomore Andrew Laumbach each posted a double-double and the Garnet Gulls (4-5, 3-2) rolled to a win over the Admirals (1-10, 0-5). Venturoso scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Laumbach posted 19 points and 14 boards.

Senior Mike Mohr led Henry Hudson with 16 points.

 

Class B South

Lakewood 51, Manchester 34

Senior Ryan Savoy scored 21 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Piners (6-4, 4-2) stormed past the Hawks (5-5, 3-3) for their fourth straight divisional win.

Freshman Respect Tyleek added 13 points and senior T.J. Paturzo contributed eight for Lakewood.

Sophomore D'Maari Brown and junior Gavin Clark each scored nine points to lead Manchester.

Point Boro 56, No. 10 Barnegat 42

Sophomore Matt Lee scored 16 points and senior Sam Young put up 14 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Panthers (8-2, 6-0) to a pivotal road win over the Bengals (7-2, 4-2).

Freshman Stephen Mellet pitched in 13 points and nine rebounds for Point Boro, which dominated the first and fourth quarters. The Panthers stormed out to a 20-6 lead after one quarter and after Barnegat pulled to within six points by the end of the third quarter, Point Boro closed the game with a 19-11 advantage over the final eight minutes.

Senior Isaiah Gerena led Barnegat with 15 points and senior Brendan Revello added 13 points in the loss.

Donovan Catholic 48, Jackson Liberty 32

Senior Christian McElroy came off the bench and scored 13 points to go with three steals as the Griffins (6-4, 4-2) took care of the Lions (1-9, 0-6).

Seniors Matt Weeden and Neithan Ramos each added nine points for Donovan Catholic, with Weeded adding three steals and two blocks and Ramos handing out four assists.

Sophomore Phanique Dupree scored eight points to lead Jackson Liberty.

Lacey 67, Pinelands 56

Senior Jordan Cohen scored 22 points to lead the Lions (3-7, 2-4) to a win over the Wildcats (3-6, 1-5).

Junior Jacob Bowels added 12 points and freshman Carson Howard chipped in 11 for Lacey.

Junior Josh Kline led Pinelands with 19 points and eight assists while senior Ryan Skeie added 18 points in the loss.