Class A North

No. 7 Middletown South 71, Howell 60

Junior James Anderson scored 20 points to lead four Middletown South players in double-figure scoring and the Eagles (10-5, 7-2) outlasted the Rebels (5-11, 3-6).

Sophomore Luke Albrecht poured in 16 points, junior Mike Dabas scored all 12 of his points in the first half and junior Jack Sheridan chipped in 11 for Middletown South.

Senior Matt Ganter led all scorers with 33 points and senior Nick Hornung added 14 points for Howell.

No. 4 CBA 67, Long Branch 60

Senior Josh Cohen scored a game-high 24 points and the Colts (12-2, 8-1) held off the Green Wave (5-8, 3-6). Cohen is now only three points shy of 1,000 for his high school career.

Senior Stephen Braunstein added 15 points while freshman Ryan Mabrey and sophomore Colin Farrell each pitched in nine for CBA.

Senior Marc Dennis matched Cohen with 24 points to lead Long Branch. Senior Matt Clarke added 14 points and senior Eli Jenkins netted 10 in the loss.

Marlboro 53, Manalapan 43

Senior Dylan Kaufman scored a game-high 18 points and the Mustangs beat the Braves to snap a six-game losing streak.

Freshman John Spatola added 12 points for Marlboro, which had not won since leading scorer Alex Ratner injured his ankle on Jan. 7. Senior Nick Lugo also chipped in eight points, six of which came in the fourth quarter.

Junior Ryan Knorr led Manalapan with 14 points and senior Jason Junquet chipped in 13 in the loss.

No. 6 Freehold Twp. 75, Freehold Boro 54

Senior Greg Billups scored 18 points and all five Freehold Township starters scored at least eight points in a Patriots (11-2, 8-1) win over the Colonials (4-12, 2-7).

Senior Zach Barilka added 14 points, senior Seth Meisner and sophomore Zach Orrico poured in 13 apiece, and senior Cristian Corcione rounded out the Freehold Township starting lineup with eight points.

Senior Liam Feuster led Freehold Boro with 17 points, senior Lucas Bruckmann scored 13 and senior Quincy Davis chipped in 12 in the loss.


Class A Central

Holmdel 56, Raritan 38

Senior Aidan Flanagan scored a game-high 14 points and the Hornets (6-7, 5-4) handled the Rockets (5-10, 2-7) behind a balanced attack.

Sophomore Alex Baker poured in 12 points and junior Eric Hinds added eight for Holmdel, which had eight different scorers in the game.

Seniors Tim Hayes and Tyrese Bryant each scored 11 points to lead Raritan.

Monmouth 54, Shore 53

Sophomore A.J. Po hit the game-winning free throws with four seconds left and finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Falcons (6-9, 3-6) to a narrow win over the Blue Devils (5-11, 1-8).

Senior Dan Forsman added 13 points and classmate Dayshawn Porter poured in 11 for Monmouth.

Junior Ryan Paglia led Shore with 21 points and Gil Goldsmith added 13 in the loss.

No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 54, St. Rose 39

Junior Charlie Gordinier scored 25 points and the Caseys (14-1, 8-1) cruised past the Purple Roses (7-8, 2-7) for their 12th straight win.

Senior John Duffy added nine points on three three-pointers and junior Kevin Bauman pitched in eight for Red Bank Catholic.

Senior Matt Forlenza led St. Rose with 10 points while junior John Beattie poured in nine and senior Rob Rothery pitched in eight.

No. 5 Manasquan 49, No. 2 Rumson-Fair Haven 41

Junior Alex Galvan scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help spark the Warriors (14-2, 8-1) to a win over the Bulldogs (11-2, 7-2) - their first win at Rumson since December of 2015.

Senior Brad McCabe added 11 points and 13 rebounds and senior Xander Korolik pitched in eight points and seven rebounds for Manasquan, which had lost three straight in Rumson-Fair Haven's gym since its last win there.

Senior Ian O'Connor scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Rumson, which saw its 10-game winning streak come to an end. Senior Jackson McCarthy added eight points and 10 rebounds in the loss.


Class A South

Jackson Memorial 58, Brick Memorial 52

Senior Micah Wallace scored 14 points to go with seven rebounds and five assists and the Jaguars (8-7, 4-5) upended the Mustangs (10-4, 7-2), snapping their six-game winning streak.

Senior Jayson Lee added 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists for Jackson Memorial and junior Matt Mahala poured in 11 points in the win.

The Jaguars took control of the game by outscoring Brick Memorial, 11-0, during the second quarter.

No. 8 Toms River North 72, Brick 35

Junior Jakari Spence scored 23 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out four assists to help spark the Mariners (11-3, 9-0) to a rout of the Green Dragons (7-6, 5-4) - their 55th consecutive Class A South win and eighth overall.

Junior Najae Hallenbeck added 13 points and 17 rebounds, senior Nick Duncsak added 10 points and senior Jarrod Pruitt chipped in nine points off the bench for Toms River North, which bombarded Brick, 38-9, in the first half.

Southern 65, Toms River East 62

Senior Cole Markley scored 17 points and the Rams (6-9, 3-6) battled their way past the Raiders (6-7, 3-6) for their fourth win in five games following a 2-8 start.

Senior Vinnie Deck added 13 points and sophomore Jay Silva chipped in 10 points and six rebounds for Southern. Seniors Joe Infurna and Alex Manno also added nine points each, with Manno also contributing nine rebounds and four assists in the win.

Junior Mike Goodall led Toms River East with a game-high 24 points and senior Josh Nicol added 13 in the loss.

Central 56, Toms River South 14

Freshman Justin Soranno outscored Toms River South with 19 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles (6-10, 3-6) over the Indians (3-12, 2-7) in a lock-down defensive effort.

Sophomore Kyle Rhoden added nine points and senior Walter Maldonado finished with eight for Central.


Class B North

Colts Neck 32, Red Bank 28

Neptune 65, Ocean 53

Senior Sadiq Armstead scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Scarlet Fliers (8-5, 5-4) past the Spartans (6-9, 3-5).

Sophomore Everett Cheavers added 16 points and eight rebounds and senior Dwaine Jones pitched in 14 points, eight assists and three steals for Neptune.

Junior Sam Meeks led Ocean with 17 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Neptune held Ocean leading scorer Jack Miller to 14 points on 3-for-18 shooting and freshman Corey Miller to 11 points on 4-for-12.

No. 9 Wall 66, Middletown North 63

Freshman Pat Lacey poured in 21 points and the Crimson Knights (11-3, 9-0) held off the Lions (8-8, 4-5) and 39 points from senior Rob Higgins.

Sophomore Tom Palluzzi added 17 points and seven rebounds and senior Trey Dombroski threw in 13 points and 12 boards for Wall.

Higgins, who also guarded Wall leading scorer Quinn Calabrese and limited the junior to two points, is now only 20 points away from becoming the eighth player in Shore Conference history to reach 2,000 career points. Middletown North hosts Neptune on Thursday.

St. John Vianney 61, No. 10 Matawan 46

Junior Kevin Greene scored 17 points and senior James Rapley chipped in 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Lancers (8-7, 4-5) beat the Huskies (10-5, 5-4) for the second time this season - this time on the road.

Freshman Nate Williams added 10 points and junior Ryan DiPede chipped in nine for St. John Vianney.

Senior Justyn Coleman led Matawan with 13 points.


Class B Central

No. 1 Ranney 94, Keyport 52

Senior Bryan Antoine scored 19 points to lead five Ranney players in double-figure scoring and the Panthers (14-1, 7-0) took care of the Red Raiders (4-8, 3-5).

Junior Phillip Wheeler added 15 points, senior Scottie Lewis poured in 12 and brothers Alex and Brandon Klatsky each chipped in 11 points.

Freshman D.J. Thomson led Keyport with 17 points while freshman Anthony Longo scored 11 and sophomore Troy Alvarez chipped in 10 in the loss.

Henry Hudson 49, Keansburg 39

Senior Jay Anthony scored 17 points and senior Cody Fautz added 13 to lead the Admirals (4-10, 3-5) to a win over the Titans (2-10, 2-6).

Sophomore Davon Jackson led Keansburg with 12 points.

Mater Dei Prep 48, Asbury Park 47 (OT)

Junior Tahaj Parland scored 16 points and the Seraphs (9-5, 7-1) edged the Blue Bishops (8-9, 5-3) in overtime to sweep the season series.

Junior Peter Gorman added 13 points and junior Vernon Morris poured in 11 for Mater Dei.

Senior Alexx Harbour led Asbury Park with 13 points and senior Jay-Shon Freeman chipped in 10 in the win.


Class B South

Point Boro 55, Lakewood 38

Junior Sam Young scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Panthers (6-9, 3-6) to a win over the Piners (4-11, 2-7).

Freshman Dominic Schiappa added 11 points and six rebounds and juniors Cole Young and Alex Drucquer each chipped in nine, with Young also grabbing eight rebounds.

Pinelands 73, Manchester 50

Senior Andrew Schulz scored 29 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out five assists to lead the Wildcats (9-3, 7-2) past the Hawks (4-10, 3-6) behind a big second quarter.

Senior Anthony Diaz added 18 points and eight assists and senior Luke Wiatrowski pitched in 16 points for Pinelands, which broke the game open by outscoring Manchester, 26-7, in the second quarter to grab a 46-22 halftime lead.

Junior Josh Hayes led Manchester with 16 points and sophomore Trevor Pruitt added 12 in the loss.

Donovan Catholic 41, Barnegat 39

Freshman Jaden Anthony scored 17 points and was part of a flurry of three Donovan Catholic three-pointers in the final 1:35 that helped the Griffins (8-6, 6-3) steal a road win over the Bengals (5-9, 4-5).

Barnegat led, 38-32, before the Griffins hit on their final three three-pointer attempts to escape with the win and stay within a game of both Pinelands and Jackson Liberty in the Class B South race.

Senior Brady Kunzman added nine points and freshman Amari Petty poured in eight for Donovan Catholic.

Junior Brendan Revello scored 13 points to lead three Barnegat players in double-figure scoring. Junior Nick Revello added 11 points and senior Sean Morris netted 10 in the loss.

Jackson Liberty 70, Lacey 46

Senior Daniel Sofield scored 32 points and the Lions (7-6, 7-2) rolled over Lacey (8-6, 4-5) for a second time this season. In the first meeting between the teams, Sofield scored 59 points in a Jackson Liberty overtime win - the most in the state this season and the most in the Shore Conference in more than 30 years.

Senior Kevin O'Rourke led Lacey with 12 points and junior Jordan Cohen added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.



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