Jeep Store Shore Conference Boys Basketball Wednesday Scoreboard, 2/1/23
No. 5 Toms River North 79, Keyport 60
Senior Delani Hyde made a run at a triple double with 21 points, 12 points and seven blocks as the Mariners (16-4) slammed the Red Raiders (13-4) in a matchup of Shore Conference division champions.
Junior Owen Baker added 18 points and seven assists, junior Micah Ford dropped 14 points and junior Tareq Council posted eight points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for Toms River North.
Senior Max Judson led three Keyport players in double-figures with 23 points, while senior Terrek Mimes scored 13 and junior Mike Ford netted 11 in the loss.
Central 62, Brick Memorial 46
Sophomore Jaycen Santucci and junior Miles Chevalier both went off in the second half and the Golden Eagles (15-5) blew open the game in the third to secure a key win over the Mustangs (13-7) in a game that carried Shore Conference Tournament seeding implications.
Santucci scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the second half, including 10 during a third quarter in which Central outscored Brick Memorial, 20-8, to turn a six-point halftime lead into an 18-point advantage.
Two nights after he tied a school record with eight three-pointers, Chevalier hit five on Wednesday night, including four during the second-half outburst by the Golden Eagles, to finish with 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Junior Jordan Barbot also chipped in 10 points for Central.
Seniors Josh Michigan and Dorian Alston each scored 12 points to lead Brick Memorial, while classmate Eric Sliazis pitched in 10 in the loss.
Monmouth 46, Brick 34
Senior T.J. Thomasson scored a career-high 25 points and the Falcons (11-9) buried the Green Dragons (6-15) for a win on Senior Night.
Senior Ta'haj Wiggins added eight points and 14 rebounds for Monmouth, while senior Alex Jenkoski led Brick with 12.
Southern 46, Pinelands 26
Senior Tom Menegus dominated to the tune of 16 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as the Rams (12-8) rolled to a win over the Wildcats (2-19), snapping a five-game losing streak.
Junior Caden Schubiger added 12 points for Southern, while senior Mike Hall paced Pinelands with nine.