Jeep Store Saturday Boys Basketball Scoreboard, 2/2/19
Jackson Memorial 57, Howell 53
Senior Micah Wallace scored 17 points and the Jaguars (11-8) beat the Rebels (5-16) on the road to clinch a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament for the first time since 2013-14.
Senior Tommy Mitchell added 15 points and junior Matt Mahala poured in 14 for Jackson Memorial.
Senior Matt Ganter led Howell with a game-high 22 points and needs eight more to reach 1,000 for his career.
Toms River East 49, Freehold Boro 43
Junior Mike Goodall scored 21 points and the Raiders (9-9) rallied from a five-point deficit at the end of the third to upend the Colonials (6-14).
Junior Ryan Goodall added 14 points, seven rebounds, two blocks and two steals for Toms River East, which outscored Freehold Boro, 13-2, in the fourth quarter.
Senior Quincy Davis led Freehold Boro with 13 points and 14 rebounds.
Pinelands 55, Keyport 50
Junior Andrew Schulz scored a game-high 27 points and the Wildcats (13-4) fought off a challenge from the young Red Raiders (5-10).
Senior Luke Wiatrowski added 15 points and five assists for Pinelands.
Freshman D.J. Thomson led Keyport with 15 points and fellow freshman Anthony Longo poured in 14 in the loss.
No. 8 Toms River North 68, Donovan Catholic 37
Junior Jakari Spence scored 22 point and dished out four assists as the Mariners (16-3) stormed past the Griffins (10-8) for their 13th straight win with four players in double-figure scoring. The 13-game winning streak is the longest in the Shore Conference this season.
Senior Nick Duncsak scored 14 points and juniors Najae Hallenbeck and Mike Vansprang each added 13, with Hallenbeck also grabbing 12 rebounds. Duncsak and Vansprang each pulled in six rebounds.
Freshman Amari Petty led Donovan Catholic with nine points.
Point Boro 60, Brick Memorial 57
Junior Alex Drucquer scored 17 points and the Panthers (9-10) beat the Mustangs (11-8) for their fifth win in six games.
Junior Cole Young also pitched in 12 points and seven rebounds for Point Boro.
No. 2 CBA 61, No. 5 Red Bank Catholic 39
Senior Stephen Braunstein scored a game-high 20 points and classmate Josh Cohen added 17 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks as the Colts (16-3) rolled over the Caseys (16-4) to avenge last season's NJSIAA South Jersey Non-Public A quarterfinal loss and win the Founder's Cup.
After shooting 8-for-17 from beyond the three-point arc in Friday's 69-58 win at Freehold Township, CBA shot 8-for-16 on Saturday afternoon, with six different Colts players hitting at least one three-pointer. Braunstein accounted for three of them while sophomore Mike White (five points), sophomore Colin Farrell (five), senior Liam Kennedy (three), senior Peyton Boesch (three) and freshman Ryan Mabrey (three) each hit one.
White led a defensive effort by CBA that held Red Bank Catholic to 10 points from the four-minute mark of the first quarter all the way to the end of the third quarter. White defended junior swingman and Caseys leading scorer Charlie Gordinier, who finished with a team-high 12 points.
Manchester 61, Point Beach 41
Junior Josh Hayes scored a career-high 26 points and the Hawks (5-13) rolled past the winless Garnet Gulls (0-20) to give Ryan Ramsay his 200th career win as head coach.
Freshman Savon Meyers also scored a career-high 17 points and tied the school single-game record with 10 steals.
Junior Jake Clark led Point Beach with 15 points.
Marlboro 55, No. 10 Neptune 48
Junior Alex Ratner scored a game-high 20 points and the Mustangs (12-9) extended their winning streak to six games by snapping a seven-game winning streak by the Scarlet Fliers (12-6).
Senior Dylan Kaufman added 15 points and six rebounds for Marlboro.
Senior Dwaine Jones led Neptune with 17 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four blocked shots while junior Sean Young added 10 points in the loss.
No. 6 Middletown South 55, Mater Dei Prep 31
Senior Dan Mitchinson led a balanced scoring effort with 12 points and the Eagles (12-8) waited out a first-half power-outage before turning back the Seraphs (12-7).
Junior Jack Sheridan hit three three-pointers and finished with 11 points while junior Richie Boyko pitched in 10 points off the bench for Middletown South.
Hightstown 66, Lakewood 49
Junior Ryan Savoy scored 24 points and hauled in 14 rebounds, but it was not enough to carry the Piners (4-16) past the Rams (10-8) - Lakewood's 10th straight loss.
Trenton 88, Asbury Park 56
Junior Eryck Brown scored 17 points to lead the Blue Bishops (11-10), who could not keep up with the defending Central Jersey Group IV champion Tornadoes (16-4). Senior Wenderlens Garius added 12 points for Asbury Park.
Rumson-Fair Haven 78, People's Prep 52
Senior Ian O'Connor posted 30 points and 10 rebounds and the Bulldogs (14-4) bounced back from Friday night's loss to Holmdel at the buzzer with a non-conference rout.