SCT Quarterfinals Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Feb. 22
Shore Sports Network Girls Basketball Scoreboard
Saturday, Feb. 22
Shore Conference Tournament - 2020 SCT Girls Basketball Bracket
At RWJ Barnabas Health Arena, Toms River
2-Manchester 64, 7-Red Bank 61
Junior forward Destiny Adams poured in 30 points, including 15 in the first half when the defending champion Hawks (22-3), No. 2 in the Shore Sports Network Top 10, built a 31-24 cushion.
Red Bank (19-5), ranked fifth, mounted a fourth-quarter rally with senior guard Taylor Crystian scoring 10 of her 21 points over the closing eighth minutes, marked by a 6 of 7 showing at the foul line.
Senior point guard Kemari Reynolds contributed 13 points and went 4 of 6 from the stripe in the fourth quarter for Manchester.
Junior guard Amelia Medolla sprang for 24 points to top the Bucs, who also got 13 from backcourt classmate Chloe Teter. Medolla was a force behind the arc with five 3-pointers.
The win is the second for Manchester to come at Red Bank’s expense. The Hawks topped the Bucs, 70-59, in the WOBM Christmas Classic final. It also snapped a seven-game win streak for Red Bank while extensible Manchester’s to nine.
3-Red Bank Catholic 44 6-Manasquan 41
The third-ranked Caseys (20-4) roared back from a 23-13 halftime deficit to clip the Warriors (16-10) for a third time this season.
Sophomore guard Justine Pissott clicked for all nine of her points in the second half, including a pair of threes in the fourth quarter for RBC. Senior swing Fab Eggenschwiler scored seven of her 11 after intermission while sophomore center Ally Carman contributed six of her 11 during that same decisive stretch.
The Caseys closed the gap to 30-27 through three periods. Junior point guard Sophia Sabino netted all seven of her points out of the break, going 5 of 9 at the foul line.
Sophomore guard Mary Donnelly fueled Manasquan in the first half, exploding for 16 of her career-high 24 points to spark the 10-point advantage. Sophomore guard Brooke Hollawell finished with seven points and sophomore swing Georgia Heine had six for the Warriors.
8-Marlboro vs. 1-St. John Vianney, 2:30
5-Rumson-Fair Haven vs. 4-St. Rose, 4:15