Class A North

No. 9 CBA 67, Howell 62

Junior Colin Farrell scored a game-high 22 points and the Colts (4-5, 2-2) shot 8-for-9 from the free-throw line in the final minute to escape with a win over the Rebels (1-6, 0-4).

Junior Ryan Cremen added 18 points for CBA, which trailed for much of the second half after leading by eight at halftime. Sophomore Ryan Mabrey added 11 and junior Mike White chipped in 10 in the win.

Sophomore Joe Dupuis led four Howell players in double-figures with 14 points. Sophomore Abdull Al-Shrouf netted 13 points, senior Matt Sgroi scored 11 and senior Cooper Vogel added 10 in the loss.

No. 3 Middletown South 67, Freehold Boro 24

Senior James Anderson scored 23 points and junior Luke Albrecht added 16 to lead the Eagles (8-1, 4-0) over the Colonials (1-7, 1-3).

Junior Jiasion Carpenter led Freehold Boro with 10 points and 13 rebounds.


Class A Central

No. 7 Red Bank Catholic 50, Raritan 40

Sophomore Cyril Arvanitis scored 14 points and both senior Charlie Gordinier and Alex Bauman added 10 apiece to pace the Caseys (5-3, 2-2) past the Rockets (2-4, 1-3).

Senior Jaylen Smith led Raritan with 14 points.


Class A South

No. 2 Toms River North 59, Brick Memorial 38

Seniors Jakari Spence and Najae Hallenbeck scored 15 points each and the Mariners (7-2, 4-0) beat the Mustangs (1-6, 0-4) for their 64th consecutive Class A South divisional win.

Sophomore Jaiden Frasier scored 11 of his 12 points in the first half for Toms River North.

Junior Jake Dombrowski led Brick Memorial with a game-high 19 points.

Toms River South 63, Brick 45

Senior Jalen Folsom scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help the Indians (2-5, 2-2) pull away with a win over the Green Dragons (0-8, 0-4).

Senior Nick Luongo added 13 points and senior Jericho Valerio netted nine for Toms River South, which outscored Brick, 23-6, in the fourth quarter after the Green Dragons cut a a 13-points Toms River South halftime lead to two by the end of the third.

Junior Joaquin Ragland led Brick with 15 points while junior Ty Williams added 11 and senior Brandon Bautista chipped in 10 in the loss.

Southern 46, Central 30

Senior Will Devane and sophomore Nick Devane scored 10 points each and the Rams (7-2, 4-0) took down the Golden Eagles (3-4, 2-2) to keep pace with Toms River North in Class A South.

Juniors Jay Silva and Luke Infurna added eight points each for Southern.

Senior Eugene Brown led Central with a game-high 14 points.

Jackson Memorial 58, Toms River East 46

Senior Matt Mahala scored 20 points and the Jaguars (5-2, 3-1) raced past the Raiders (2-5, 1-3). Junior Sean Slusak added 15 points and senior Nick Colon pitched in 12 for Jackson Memorial.

Senior Mike Goodall led Toms River East with 14 points, senior Reece Miller netted nine and senior Riley Engelhard posted eight points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in the loss.


Class B North

No. 5 Wall 52, Neptune 47

Senior Quinn Calabrese scored 16 points and sophomore Colin Ackerman scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to help lead the Crimson Knights (6-2, 4-0) past the Scarlet Fliers (4-4, 2-2).

Junior Logan Peters added nine points off the bench and junior Pat Lacey scored all eight of his points in the second half.

Senior Sean Young led Neptune with a game-high 22 points, including 6-for-9 shooting from beyond the three-point arc. Junior Sam Fagan scored eight of his 10 points in the first half and dished out six assists for the Fliers, while sophomore Malik Fields put up eight points and eight rebounds in the loss.

Colts Neck 47, Middletown North 45

Freshman Will Surdez coverted a tie-breaking putback with 3.5 seconds left and the Cougars (2-5, 1-3) edged the Lions (0-7, 0-3) for their first Class B North win.


Class B Central

No. 8 Ranney 79, Keansburg 36

Sophomore Elijah Perkins scored 19 points to go with five assists and five steals to spark the Panthers (4-3, 3-0) to win over the Titans (4-3, 1-3).

Sophomore Ryan Zan added 18 points and seven rebounds, freshman Zack Davis poured in 12 points for Ranney. Sophomore Nick Troccoli also netted eight points and sophomore Charles Anyichie posted six points and 10 rebounds in the win.

Junior Davon Jackson led Keansburg with 18 points.

Mater Dei Prep 78, Keyport 51

Senior Pete Gorman scored 18 points and the Seraphs (6-2, 4-0) topped the Red Raiders (4-2, 2-2) with five players scoring at least nine points.

Lauwensky Astral poured in 14 points, Daryen Cabrera and Vernon Morris scored 10 each, and junior Phil Urban posted nine points and 11 rebounds. Senior Tahaj Parland also contributed seven points, 13 assists and five steals for Mater Dei.

Sophomore George Mitchell led Keyport with 20 points while sophomore D.J. Thomson added nine in the loss.

Point Beach 50, Asbury Park 44 (OT)

Senior Jake Clark scored 23 points to go with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Garnet Gulls (3-4, 2-1) outlasted the Blue Bishops (0-7, 0-3) in overtime. Freshman Chris Venturoso added 15 points for Point Beach.


Class B South

Lakewood 61, Donovan Catholic 54 (OT)

Senior Ryan Savoy scored 27 points and senior T.J. Paturzo scored all seven of his points in the fourth quarter and overtime as the Piners (4-3, 2-2) edged the Griffins (3-4, 2-2) in a B South rivalry battle.

Savoy scored 11 of his points in the third quarter, during which Lakewood outscored Donovan Catholic, 20-7, to take a 38-29 lead into the fourth. Freshman Respect Tyleek added eight points for Lakewood.

Sophomore Amari Petty scored 10 of his team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to spark a 24-15 fourth-quarter run by Donovan Catholic to send the game to overtime. Senior Matt Weeden added 13 points for Donovan Catholic.

Point Boro 55, Manchester 51 (OT)

Senior Sam Young scored 17 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and scored the first four points of overtime to lead the Panthers (5-2, 4-0) past the Hawks (3-4, 2-2) for their fourth straight win overall and fourth straight within B South play.

Senior Alex Drucquer scored a game-high 18 points to lead Point Boro while sophomore Matt Lee poured in 10 in the win.

Senior Josh Hayes led Manchester with 14 points and senior Nick Chiapissi added 10 points in the loss.

Barnegat 72, Lacey 50

Junior Jaxon Baker pumped in 22 points and the Bengals (6-0, 4-0) rolled through the Lions (1-6, 1-3) for their sixth straight win to open the season.

Senior Nick Revello scored 15 points and senior Isaiah Gerena added 10 for Barnegat.

Senior Jordan Cohen scored 14 points to go with 11 rebounds and freshman Carson Howard put up 12 and 15 for Lacey.

Pinelands 51, Jackson Liberty 40

Senior Ryan Skeie posted a double-double and junior Josh Kline came up just shy of one as the Wildcats (3-3, 1-3) topped the Lions (1-6, 0-4). Skeie finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds while Kline scored nine points and dished out 10 assists.

Senior Anthony Falduto added nine points and five assists and sophomore Rian O'Rourke chipped in eight points for Pinelands.

Senior Tim Gjonballa led a balanced Jackson Liberty scoring effort with 10 points. Senior Bryce Bailey added nine points and senior Manny Clay netted eight in the loss.


Wednesday, Jan. 8


St. Rose 59, Brick 24

Senior Fredrick Bang-Andreason and junior Frank DiNatale each scored nine points and the Purple Roses (5-2) raced out to a 32-8 halftime lead en route to the victory over the Green Dragons (0-7). Seniors John Beattie and Kevin Tombs each added eight points for St. Rose.

St. John Vianney 60, Monmouth 55

Senior Alex Leiba led a balanced effort with 11 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks as the Lancers (5-2) held off the Falcons (2-6).

Senior Kevin Greene also scored 11 points and senior Jahmal Garraway added 10 for St. John Vianney.

Junior Kiran Desai led Monmouth with 15 points and junior A.J. Po added 14 in the loss.



Academy for Urban Leadership Charter 80, Henry Hudson 44

Sophomore Mike Kalaaka scored 12 points and senior Mike Mohr added 10 but the Admirals (1-6) fell to Urban Leadership Charter.



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