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Monday, Feb. 10

Class A North

No. 7 CBA 71, No. 8 Manalapan 62

Junior Colin Farrell led four CBA players in double-figures with 20 points and the Colts (12-9, 8-5) outlasted the Braves (11-7, 7-6) on the road for their eighth win in nine games.

Sophomore Ryan Mabrey added 18 points, junior Mike White poured in 17 and junior Dane Moran pitched in 10 for CBA, which avenged a 10-point loss to the Braves back in January.

Senior Ryan Knorr led Manalapan with 24 points and five assists and classmate Blake Henis added 19 points and eight rebounds in the loss.

Howell 49, Freehold Boro 36

Senior Tommy Talbot led a balanced offensive effort with 12 points and the Rebels (6-11, 4-8) topped the Colonials (4-18, 3-10). Senior Matt Sgroi added 10 points and sophomore Joe Dupois poured in nine for Howell.

Junior Ryan Neely posted 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals to lead Freehold Boro, which lost leading scorer Jiasion Carpenter to an ankle injury early in the game.

No. 4 Marlboro 75, Freehold Twp. 68

Senior Alex Ratner scored 24 points to become the program's all-time leading scorer while also leading the Mustangs (16-5, 10-3) to a win over the Patriots (10-10, 6-7).

Ratner passed 2019 graduate and former teammate Dylan Kaufman to set the new record, which now stands at 1,194 points.

Junior Aleksy Friedman led Marlboro with a game-high 25 points behind five three-pointers and sophomore Jack Seidler added 10 points in the win.

Junior Joe Lardaro led four Freehold Township players in double-figure scoring with 16 points. Junior Jayce Schapiro and freshman Jayden Holmes-Cotter each added 15 points and junior Zach Orrico chipped in 13 in the loss.

No. 2 Middletown South 94, Long Branch 42

Senior James Anderson pumped in 25 points and the Eagles (20-1, 13-0) beat the Green Wave (1-16, 0-12) to reach the 20-win mark for the first time in a decade.

Junior Luke Albrecht added 15 points and senior Jack Sheridan poured in 13 for Middletown South, which has won 17 in a row and is one win shy of completing a perfect 14-0 campaign through Class A North. Senior Joe Gervase also scored a career-high eight points in the win.

 

Class A Central

No. 5 Holmdel 74, Monmouth 28

Senior Doug Chan scored 20 points and twin brother Derek added 12 to help the Hornets (16-3, 11-2) coast to a win over the Falcons (4-17, 2-11).

Senior Pete Cannizzo and junior Ryan Bradley each added nine points while junior Alex Baker chipped in eight in the win.

Junior Kiran Desai led Monmouth with six points.

St. Rose 45, Raritan 38

Junior Tom Turnbach scored 12 points to lead a balanced scoring effort that carried the Purple Roses (10-9, 5-8) to a win over the Rockets (9-9, 5-8).

Senior Kevin Tombs added 11 points and senior John Beattie chipped in 10 for St. Rose, which stormed out to a 21-7 lead after one quarter.

Sophomore Justin River scored 13 points and freshman Lucas LaVilla added 10 to lead Raritan

 

Class B North

No. 6 Wall 58, Colts Neck 40

Senior Quinn Calabrese and junior Pat Lacey each scored 15 points and the Crimson Knights (17-4, 13-0) pulled away for a win over the Cougars (4-14, 2-11).

Calabrese added seven assists while sophomore teammate Colin Ackerman posted five points, six assists and four steals for Wall, which will look to complete a perfect season within Class B North at home on Thursday against second-place Matawan.

Ocean 60, Middletown North 45

Senior Sam Meeks scored 16 points to go with 10 rebounds as the Spartans (11-8, 6-7) fought off the Lions (2-17, 2-11).

Senior Jack Miller, sophomore Corey Miller and junior Evan Peters all reached double-figure scoring as well for Ocean, with Jack Miller posting 14 points and six steals and Corey Miller and Peters each pouring in 13 points.

Neptune 54, St. John Vianney 47

Junior Sam Fagan scored 12 points and the Scarlet Fliers (10-10, 7-6) topped the Lancers (14-7, 7-6) to get back to the .500 mark. Senior Azmere Wilson added 11 points and senior Jett Tinik netted 10 for Neptune.

 

Non-Conference

Calvary Christian 78, Henry Hudson 52

Senior Grady Hendrickson and junior Trevor Hendrickson each scored 12 points but the Admirals (2-19) could not keep pace with Calvary Christian.

 

Sunday, Feb. 9

Non-Conference

Mater Dei Prep 63, Olympus Prep 59 (OT)

Senior Pete Gorman scored 24 points and knocked down three go-ahead free throws in overtime to help the Seraphs (13-8) pull out a win over Olympus Prep.

Olympus rallied from a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime and took its first lead in the extra session. Gorman was then fouled on a three-point attempt and hit all three shots to give his team the lead back for good.

Junior Andreas Von Fricke then made 3-of-4 free throws to put the game away for Mater Dei.

Senior Sean Turner added 18 points for Mater Dei and Von Fricke finished with eight points and 11 rebounds.