Jeep Store Saturday Boys Basketball Scoreboard, 2/15/20
Class A North
Howell 66, Long Branch 28
Seniors Cooper Vogel and Matt Sgroi each scored 12 points to go with five steals and the Rebels (7-12, 5-9) rolled to a win over the Green Wave (1-19, 0-14). Sophomore Joe Dupuis added 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Junior Josiah Evans led Long Branch with 10 points.
No. 5 Holmdel 79, No. 8 Manalapan 60
Senior Jack Giamanco scored 19 points off the bench to lead a balanced scoring effort and the Hornets (18-3) pulled away for a road win over the Braves (12-8).
Junior Alex Baker added 18 points, senior Doug Chan scored 12 points and senior Derek Chan chipped in 11 for Holmdel, which closed the second half on a 7-0 run to grab a nine-point lead by halftime.
Senior Ryan Knorr led Manalapan with 20 points, while senior Blake Henis added 13 points and junior Chris Frontera pitched in 11 in the loss.
Freehold Twp. 54, Colts Neck 28
Junior Joe Lardaro scored 13 points and grabbed 14 boards to lead the Patriots (11-11) to a win over the Cougars (4-16), clinching a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament.
Freshman Jayden Holmes-Cotter added 11 points and 14 rebounds and junior Jayce Schapiro pitched in 12 points for Freehold Township.
No. 9 Red Bank Catholic 67, No. 7 CBA 54
Senior Kevin Bauman went off for 31 points and the Caseys (14-8) rolled to a convincing win over the previously-surging Colts (13-10).
Sophomore C.J. Ruoff also poured in 20 points as the two teammates nearly matched CBA's point total on their own. RBC again played without senior Charlie Gordinier due to a hand injury but did welcome back sophomore Alex Bauman after a one-game absence.
Senior Colin Farrell scored 17 points to lead CBA, which also got 12 points from sophomore Ryan Mabrey and 11 from junior Ryan Cremen.
No. 1 Manasquan 74, No. 6 Wall 47
Junior Jack Collins led a balanced scoring effort with 17 points, including five three-pointers, and the Warriors (23-1) coasted to a win over the Crimson Knights (18-5). Collins also grabbed eight rebounds, picked two steals and blocked two blocks.
Senior Kieran Flanagan posted 15 points, four assists and three steal, junior Casey Mulligan pitched in 12 points, six assists and three steals, and junior Connor Walsh contributed 10 points, seven rebounds, three steals and five blocks.
Sophomore Ben Roy also scored 11 points and three steals for Manasquan.
Senior Quinn Calabrese scored 13 points and sophomore Colin Ackerman added 10 for Wall.
Shore 43, Pinelands 37
Junior Tyler Tilton scored 19 points and senior Ryan Paglia chipped in nine as the Blue Devils (6-15) picked up a win over the Wildcats (5-16) on Senior Day.
No. 2 Middletown South 73, Middletown North 57
Senior Mike Dabas scored a game-high 27 points and the Eagles (22-1) topped the Lions (3-18) to cap their regular season with a rivalry win.
Senior James Anderson added 19 points and senior Bobby Pirie pitched in 14 points and 10 rebounds for Middletown South.
Sophomore Matt Kenny led Middletown North with 21 points, while junior Alex Bogues chipped in eight points and 14 rebounds in the loss.
No. 3 Toms River North 82, New Brunswick 67
Senior Jakari Spence posted his first career triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Mariners (21-3) to a road win over the Zebras (16-5).
Senior Najae Hallenbeck and senior Mike Vansprang each posted a double-double as well, with Hallenbeck putting up 22 points and 16 rebounds and Vansprang throwing up 12 points and 13 boards.
Senior Colin Baker also scored 11 points for Toms River North.
Barnegat 81, Salem Tech 36
Senior Ty'zon Jackson scored 18 points and the Bengals (17-5) rolled to a win over Salem Tech (4-13). Shane Savastano added 16 points and senior Isaiah Gerena chipped in 10 points.
Allentown 83, Central 72
Senior Eugene Brown scored 27 points but the Golden Eagles (8-14) could not keep up with the Redbirds (17-5).
Sophomore Justin Soranno added 19 points for Central.
No. 10 Ranney 40, Bloomfield 27
Sophomore Elijah Perkins scored 14 points and sophomore Ryan Zan chipped in 12 to lead the Panthers (14-7) to a win over the Bengals (10-11).