Class A North

No. 5 CBA 72, No. 7 Middletown South 53

Senior Josh Cohen scored 18 points and Stephen Braunstein and Ryan Mabrey combined for seven of CBA's 11 three-pointers to help the Colts (11-2, 7-1) down the Eagles (9-5, 6-2).

Mabrey finished with 16 points behind four three-pointers and Braunstein connected on three threes to finish with 15 points. Sophomore Mike White added nine points with two three-pointers.

Junior Jack Sheridan led Middletown South with 16 points and junior Bobby Pirie chipped in 15 in the losing effort.



Jackson Memorial 47, No. 8 Wall 38

Senior Micah Wallace scored 19 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out four assists to lead the Jaguars (7-7) to hand the Crimson Knights (10-3) their first loss against a Shore Conference team.

Junior Matt Mahala added 10 points for Jackson Memorial, which outscored Wall, 25-9, in the second half.

Junior Quinn Calabrese led Wall with 14 points.

Brick Memorial 69, Ocean 57

Senior Nick Manso scored 22 points and classmate Kyle McMahon poured in 20 to lead the Mustangs (10-3) to a win over the Spartans (6-8).

Senior Nick Dominguez chipped in 11 points for Brick Memorial.

Junior Jack Miller led three Ocean players in double-figure scoring with 16 points. Freshman Corey Miller also scored 14 and junior Sam Meeks chipped in 13 in the losing effort.

No. 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 60, No. 10 Marlboro 51

Senior Ian O'Connor scored 28 points and hauled in 15 rebounds to spark the Bulldogs (11-1) to a win over the Mustangs (6-9), who suffered their sixth straight loss.

Freshman Geoff Schroeder added 14 points for Rumson, which won their 10th straight.

Freshman John Spatola led Marlboro with 15 points.

Point Boro 76, Point Beach 46

Sophomore Nick Tuzzolino scored 18 points and the Panthers (5-9) coasted to a win over the crosstown rival Garnet Gulls (0-14).

Junior Alex Drucquer and freshman Dominic Schiappa each added 14 points for Point Boro.

Junior Will Baranello led Point Beach with 18 points.



West Windsor-Plainsboro South 39, Henry Hudson 34

Senior Jay Anthony scored 15 points but he Admirals (3-10) came up short against the Pirates (7-7). Junior Grady Hendrickson netted 10 points for Henry Hudson.

Atlantic City 67, Asbury Park 61

Senior Alexx Harbour scored 20 points and classmate LaDonn Fitzpatrick poured in 18, but the Blue Bishops (7-8) came up short of a road win against the Vikings in Atlantic City.

St. John Vianney at Old Bridge - PPD, TBA

Mater Dei Prep at Bishop Ahr - Cancelled


Coaches vs. Cancer Showcase

At Central Regional

Donovan Catholic 56, Howell 52

Senior Matt Melon scored a team-high 15 points to earn game MVP honors and the Griffins (7-6) edged the Rebels (5-10) in the opening game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Showcase.

Freshman Jaden Anthony added 14 points and six rebounds, freshman Amari Petty poured in 10 points and senior Glenn Swenson chipped in eight.

Senior Matt Ganter led Howell with a game-high 30 points to secure team MVP honors. Senior Nic Hornung contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

No. 6 Manasquan 69, Brick 41

Junior Alex Galvan earned game MVP honors with 20 points and 12 rebounds, one of three Manasquan players to log a double-double in a Warriors (13-2) win over the Green Dragons (7-5).

Senior Brad McCabe chipped in 16 points and 13 rebounds and senior Xander Korolik contributed 11 points and 12 rebounds for Manasquan.

Senior Jalen Jackson led Brick with 20 points to win team MVP while senior Shane Williams added 12 in the loss.

No. 4 Freehold Twp. vs. Woodbridge - Cancelled

Toms River North 44, Cherokee 43

Junior Jakari Spence scored a game-high 23 points and junior Colin Baker hit the go-ahead jumper with 30 seconds left to deliver the Mariners (10-3) a come-from-behind win over the Chiefs (11-3) - the No. 16 team in N.J. in the latest Top 20.

Spence scored all of his points after the first quarter, during which Cherokee hit its first four three-pointers and outscored Toms River North 18-3.

After Toms River North took its first lead at 29-28 and led 32-31, Cherokee went on a 10-2 run to take a 41-34 lead before the Mariners closed the game on a 10-2 run of their own.

Junior Najae Hallenbeck added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Toms River North, which has won seven straight.

Gavin Gibson scored 16 points to lead Cherokee, which aided Toms River North's comeback by missing three straight free throws to close the game, including two front-ends of 1-and-1's.

Central 65, Sayreville 40

Sophomore Kyle Rhoden led four Central players in double-figure scoring with 18 points and the Golden Eagles (5-10) rolled to a win over the Bombers (4-10).

Freshman Justin Soranno added 15 points and seniors Nick Altieri and Walter Maldonado each chipped in 10, with Maldonado also adding six assists and six steals.

No. 1 Ranney 78, Keansburg 25

Junior Phillip Wheeler scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead four Ranney players in double-figure scoring in a Panthers (12-1, 6-0) win over the Titans (2-9, 2-5).

Senior Bryan Antoine poured in 17 points and classmates Scottie Lewis and Alex Klatsky added 14 points apiece. Lewis added seven rebounds and eight assists while Klatsky grabbed six rebounds and was named game MVP after scoring the first 11 points of the game.

Sophomore Davon Jackson led Keansburg with 17 points.

St. Rose 45, Lakewood 33

Junior John Beattie led a balanced offense with 12 points and the Purple Roses (7-7) topped the Piners (4-9) to close out the Coaches vs. Cancer Showcase.

Junior Fredrik Bang-Andreasen scored 11 points to earn game MVP honors and junior Kevin Tombs chipped in 10 points for St. Rose.

Junior Ryan Savoy led Lakewood with nine points.


Slam Dunk Autism Challenge

At Middletown North

Middletown North 77, Allentown 74

Senior Rob Higgins pumped in a season-high 37 points, including the game-winning three-pointer with seven seconds left to give the Lions (8-7) a win over the Redbirds (5-7) in a shootout.

Junior Anthony Soto netted 12 points and sophomore Vincent Pennino and freshman Tommy Gianonne added eight each for Middletown North.


Box Out Cancer Challenge

At Millville

Southern 46, Collingswood 31

Senior Vinnie Deck scored 13 points to lead a balanced scoring attack as the Rams (5-9) topped Collingswood (3-12).

Senior Cole Markley and sophomore Jay Silva each added nine points for Southern.



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