Class B South

Donovan Catholic 62, Barnegat 47

Freshman Amari Petty scored 13 points to lead a balanced effort that carried the Griffins (6-5, 3-2) to a win over the Bengals (4-7, 3-4) and pulled them into a three-way tie for first place in Class B South with Pinelands and Jackson Liberty.

Junior Matt Weeden added 10 points and seven rebounds while freshman Jaden chipped in eight points, eight rebounds and five assists for Donovan Catholic.

Junior Brendan Revello led Barnegat with 14 points and sophomores Robert Armstrong and Jaxon Baker each chipped in eight in the loss.



Colts Neck 48, Manchester 45 (OT)

Senior Andrew Abujawdeh scored 20 points, including the game-tying basket to send the game to overtime, to lead the Cougars (5-6) to a hard-fought win over the visiting Hawks (4-8).

Senior Brian Hill added 11 points and senior Sean Tice chipped in 10 for Colts Neck, which scored all seven of its overtime points from the foul line - six of which came from Abujawdeh.

Junior Josh Hayes led Manchester with 13 points and senior Kegan Kelusak scored 12 on four three-pointers, including the go-ahead three that gave Manchester its first lead at 41-39. Abujawdeh then answered with his game-tying score to set up overtime.

Sophomore Josh Glenn also chipped in 11 points for Manchester.

St. John Vianney 51, Central 39

Senior James Rapley scored 18 points and hauled in 15 rebounds to lead the Lancers (7-6) to a road win over the Golden Eagles (4-9).

Freshman Nate Williams added 12 points, junior Kevin Greene poured in 10 and junior Jahmal Garraway led the defense with six steals.

Senior Nick Altieri scored a team-high 13 points and senior Walter Maldonado added 11 for Central, which played without starters Darius Martorano (hand) and Kyle Rhoden (ankle).


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