Jeep Store Shore Conference Boys Basketball Weekend Scoreboard, 1/28/23
Class C South
Monmouth 54, Shore 30
Senior Tahaj Wiggins scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Falcons (10-8, 6-3) dominated the Blue Devils (11-3, 5-1) in response to Thursday's loss at Shore.
Senior T.J. Thomasson added 14 points for Monmouth, which kept its hopes of a division title alive in the cluttered Class C South race.
Senior Liam Gajewski led Shore with 12 points and junior Alex George threw in 11 in the loss.
Asbury Park 42, Pinelands 37
Senior Davon Foster scored 16 points and classmate Shaborn Goodman netted 13 to pace the Blue Bishops (5-5) to a road win over the Wildcats (2-17).
Red Bank Catholic 79, Holmdel 66
Sophomore Sean Saxton led four Red Bank Catholic players in double-figure scoring with 16 points and the Caseys (10-9) won a high-scoring shootout with the Hornets (7-9) in an important game for both teams as it pertains to Shore Conference Tournament qualification.
Juniors Tyler Burnham and Ryan Prior each poured in 15 points and junior Pasquale Sabino chipped in 10 for Red Bank Catholic.
Holmdel also placed four players in double-figures, led by junior Nick Seeloch with a game-high 18. Junior Daxx Corneiro scored 14 points, junior Will Gilfillan added 12 and junior Ben Kipnis contributed 10 for the Hornets.
Howell 61, Middletown North 49
Juniors D.J. Orloff and Chris Meehan combined for 43 points and the Rebels (6-13) rolled to a win over the Lions (3-15).
Orloff finished with a game-high 22 points, while Meehan pumped in 21 behind five three-pointers.
Wall 64, Ocean 63 (2 OT)
Senior Matt Eisenberg scored a game-high 24 points and the Crimson Knights (2-14) outlasted the Spartans (13-5) in double-overtime to deliver coach Bob Klatt his 300th career win.
Sophomore Tom Ekberg added 17 points, junior Bo Pepe poured in 11 and junior Quentin Ambrozy contributed 10 for Wall.
Senior Brandon Loughlin led Ocean with 19 points, while Ron Richardson put up 15 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. Sophomore Zayier Dean and junior Keith Allen also added 11 points, five rebounds and four assists apiece for the Spartans.
Freehold Twp. 52, No. 7 Southern 49 (OT)
Senior Jayden Holmes-Cotter scored a game-high 17 points to go with 19 rebounds and five assists and the Patriots (13-3) pulled out an overtime win on the road over the Rams (11-7).
Holmes-Cotter found junior Brandon Norero cutting to the basket for a game-tying layup with 25 seconds left, putting Freehold Township in position to win the game in overtime.
Sophomore Nick Cardone and senior James McCarthy each added nine points, with Cardone scoring three of the eight Freehold Township points in overtime. Senior Malachi Harris also added eight points and scored the game's final points on a steal in the backcourt and ensuing layup to make it 52-49 with 21 seconds left.
Junior Caden Schubiger scored 16 points and senior Tom Menegus added 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Southern, which has lost four straight.
Colts Neck 53, Neptune 42
Sophomore Vova Trotsko scored a game-high 23 points and senior Will Surdez poured in 15 as the Cougars (13-4) topped the Scarlet Fliers (5-10).
Senior Anthony Banks led Neptune with 12 points.
No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 71, Marlboro 56
Senior Luke Mikolajczyk scored 24 points on four three-pointers and the Bulldogs (12-5) pulled away for a win over the Mustangs (7-8).
Sophomore Luke Schorr added 16 points and junior Nick Rigby threw in 11 for Rumson.
Juniors Daniel Elmasri and Steven Scimone each scored 13 points and senior Sohan Eleti added 12 to lead Marlboro.
Matawan 58, Brick 29
Sophomore Chauncey Brown scored a game-high 22 points and senior Colin Haluska added 17 to help the Huskies (11-7) roll to a win over the Green Dragons (6-13).
No. 4 Middletown South 58, St. John Vianney 49
Senior Dylan Csik scored a game-high 17 points and the Eagles (13-4) outdueled the Lancers (10-10) for their 13th straight win following a 0-4 start to the season.
Senior Pat Brown and junior Ryan Denery each added 10 points, while Brown and junior Will Nugent (four points) each pulled in double-digit rebounds -- 13 for Nugent and 10 for Brown.
Senior Kyle Verriest scored 14 points on four three-pointers and junior Emanuel Domingo added 11 points to lead St. John Vianney.
CBA 51, No. 5 Point Boro 41
Junior Peter Noble scored nine of his 14 points in the fourth quarter and the Colts (10-6) rode a 17-1 run during the middle of the fourth quarter to a win over the Panthers (11-5).
Senior Will Bradley and sophomore Justin Fuerbacher each added 10 points as CBA shook off a scoreless first quarter and a seven-point third to come alive during the fourth quarter. Point Boro ripped off nine straight points to take a 31-26 lead with under seven minutes to go, at which point CBA started its 17-1 run that lasted until just over the two-minute mark.
Junior Noah Knauf led Point Boro with 14 points and senior Shane Ryan added 10 in the loss.
Henry Hudson 43, Dunellen 39
Sophomore Jack Fitzpatrick scored 19 points and senior Jax Ross added 13 to steer the Admirals (9-10) to a win over the Destroyers.
No. 10 Ranney 89, McNair 68
Senior Isaac Hester posted 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead the Panthers (9-9) to a win over McNair that evens up their record heading into the final six days before the Shore Conference Tournament cutoff.
Senior Jahlil Bethea poured in 20 points and both junior Drew Buck and sophomore MeSean Williams scored 15 apiece for Ranney.
At Rancocas Valley
No. 1 Manasquan 77, Trenton Catholic 51
Sophomore Darius Adams scored 24 points and the Warriors (17-3) coasted to a win over the Iron Mikes.
Senior Quinn Peters added 10 points for Manasquan, which had seven players score at least seven points. Sophomore Ryan Frauenheim poured in nine points, while junior Alex Konov and seniors Jack Dettlinger and Mike Flanagan netted eight apiece. Sophomore Griffin Linstra also chipped in seven points in the win.
Sunday, Jan. 29
Newark vs. Everyone Showcase
Newark East Side 64, St. John Vianney 61
Senior Connor Howard led four St. John Vianney players in double-figure scoring with 15 points, but the Lancers (10-11) could not overcome the Red Raiders (12-8), led by a game-high 21 points by Amir Abdullah.
Senior Joe DeBlasio and junior Deon Jackson each added 14 points and junior Emanuel Domingo chipped in 10 for St. John Vianney.