Jeep Store Boys Basketball Friday Scoreboard, 1/24/20
Class A North
No. 3 Middletown South 79, No. 6 Manalapan 52
Senior Bobby Pirie scored 20 points and collected 11 rebounds while classmate Mike Dabas added 19 and 13 as the Eagles (13-1, 8-0) rolled through another A North opponents, this time handling the Braves (7-4, 5-3) on the road.
Senior James Anderson also poured in 19 points, junior Luke Albrecht pumped in nine and senior Jack Sheridan netted eight for Middletown South.
Freehold Boro 45, Long Branch 32
Senior Allen Rahanoff scored 14 points to go with seven rebounds and the Colonials (3-12, 2-6) topped the Green Wave (1-12, 0-8) to sweep the regular-season series.
Junior Jiasion Carpenter added eight points, eight rebounds and four steals while senior Matt Diffley chipped in eight points and seven rebounds for Freehold Boro.
Senior Ivan Navarro led Long Branch with 13 points.
Freehold Twp. 65, Howell 49
Junior Jayce Schapiro racked up 25 points, six assists and five steals to lead the Patriots (8-6, 5-3) to a win over the Rebels (3-8, 2-6).
Junior Zach Orrico added 17 points, six rebounds and five assists and freshman Jayden Holmes-Cotter chipped in 11 points.
Senior Cooper Vogel led Howell with 17 points and sophomore Dylan McVeigh added nine in the loss.
Class A Central
No. 8 Red Bank Catholic 57, Shore 50
Sophomore C.J. Ruoff scored 19 points and hit four of RBC's 13 three-pointers as the Caseys (8-5, 4-4) topped the Blue Devils (4-9, 0-8).
Sophomore Cyril Arvanitis added 12 points on four three-pointers while senior Charlie Gordinier hit three on the way to 13 points.
Junior John Smith hit five threes of his own during a 17-point performance that led Shore. Freshman Liam Gajewski added 12 points in the loss.
No. 5 Holmdel 54, St. Rose 45
Senior Derek Chan scored 18 points and the Hornets (11-2, 7-1) took care of the Purple Roses (6-6, 3-5) on the road.
Senior Jack Giamanco added nine points and seniors Pete Cannizzo and Doug Chan each poured in eight for Holmdel.
Senior Kevin Tombs scored 11 points to lead St. Rose and teammates John Beattie and Tom Turnbach pitched in 10 each.
No. 1 Manasquan 68, Raritan 47
Sophomore Ben Roy scored a game-high 27 points to go with six assists and six steals to lead the Warriors (15-1, 8-0) to a win over the Rockets (6-5, 3-4).
Senior Kieran Flanagan added 13 points and six rebounds while classmate Tim McEneny pitched in 10 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks and junior Jack Collins added 10 points, six rebounds and three assists for Manasquan.
Senior Luke Davies led Raritan with 16 points and hit five of Raritan's 11 three-pointers. Freshman Jack Coleman added 12 points in the loss.
Rumson-Fair Haven 86, Monmouth 70
Senior Jack Carroll scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs (9-3, 5-2) stormed past the Falcons (2-12, 1-7).
Senior Hunter Reid added 20 points, sophomore Geoff Schroeder pitched in 17 points and five assists, and junior Shane Shovelin chipped in 13 points. Senior Drew Frankel also handed out 10 assists for Rumson.
Sophomore Aiden Denton led Monmouth with 18 points, while junior A.J. Po netted 16 and junior Kiran Desai added 14 in the loss.
Class B North
Ocean 52, Colts Neck 43
Sophomore Corey Miller tallied 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists and the Spartans (6-6, 3-5) topped the Cougars (2-9, 1-7).
Senior Cole Kelly added 14 points on 6-for-6 shooting with six rebounds while junior Jack Savare pitched in eight points for Ocean. Senior Jack Miller also returned from an ankle injury and finished with seven points.
Neptune 45, No. 7 Matawan 42
Senior Azmere Wilson converted a go-ahead four-point play in the final seconds and the Scarlet Fliers (8-6, 5-3) won a thriller over the Huskies (7-6, 6-2).
Wilson finished with 13 points and junior Sam Fagan added 10 points and six assists to lead Neptune.
Lacey 85, Toms River South 81
Freshman Troy Buxton scored 26 points behind six three-pointers and the Lions (4-9) rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit on their home floor for a win over the Indians (3-11). Lacey hit 11 of its 16 three-pointers in the second half to ignite the comeback.
Senior Donovan Bacchetta added 20 points and five assists, while freshman Carson Howard and senior Jordan Cohen each chipped in 15 points for Lacey. Howard also grabbed seven rebounds and Cohen ripped down six.
Senior Jalen Folsom led Toms River South with a career-high 36 points.
Henry Hudson 67, Somerset Tech 65
Senior Mike Mohr scored 18 points and the Admirals (2-12) outlasted Somerset Tech for their second win of the season.
Senior Grady Hendrickson pitched in 14 points, junior Trevor Hendrickson poured in 10 and freshman Jax Ross chipped in nine for Henry Hudson.