Class A North

No. 15 Howell 64, No. 9 Marlboro 59

Senior D.J. Orloff scored 21 points and classmate Chris Meehan poured in 16 as the Rebels corralled the Mustangs for their second win this week vs. a top 10 team in the Shore Sports Network rankings.


Class A South

No. 10 Toms River North 43, Jackson Memorial 36

Senior Micah Ford put up 22 points and 12 rebounds and the Mariners clawed their way past the Jaguars.

Senior Tareq Council grabbed 14 rebounds to go with his five points.

Senior Devin Jones led Jackson Memorial with 13 points while classmate Anthony Hallihan added nine in the loss.

Toms River East 55, Brick Memorial 29

Seniors Steve Scorsone and Jason McKelvey each scored 16 points and the Raiders shut down the Mustangs on the other end of the floor.

McKelvey also grabbed 10 rebounds while freshman Gabe Feliciano pitched in 11 points for Toms River East.

Sophomore Sean Collins led Brick Memorial with seven points, snapping his streak of four straight games with at least 20 points.

Toms River South 70, Southern 65 (OT)

Senior Kai Barckley scored 10 of his game-high 23 points in overtime and the Indians upended the Rams after squandering a six-point lead in the final seconds of regulation.

Senior Jordan Jones added 19 points and classmate Rob Peirson posted 16 for Toms River South.

Sophomore Jake Sliwinski led Southern with 19 points and freshman Noah Perna kicked in 14 for the Rams. Junior Leo Crowley also poured in 11 points and senior Caden Schubiger contributed 10 in the loss.

Southern scored six points in the final 10 seconds of the fourth quarter to tie the game at 56. Perna scored on a layup with nine seconds left and the Rams forced a five-second violation after a timeout. Crowley then scored off the inbounds play to cut its deficit to 56-54.

Toms River South threw an errant pass with 4.7 seconds left and Crowley tracked down and hit a short jumper with two seconds left to tie the game.

Barckley took over in the extra session, scoring twice on drives to the basket, followed by a pair of free throws to make it 62-59, then immediately stealing the ball in the back court to set up a three-pointer that gave the Indians a 65-59 lead.


Class B South

Pinelands 55, Brick 52 (2 OT)

Junior Ty Kline scored 21 points and the Wildcats defended their home court by cutting down the Green Dragons.

Sophomore Josh Barongo added 12 points, senior Gerald Newsome chipped in nine and junior Braden Fence contributed eight for Pinelands.

Sophomore Mike Sullivan led Brick with a game-high 26 points. Senior Aidan Dvorak added 11 and junior Jayden Johnson pitched in nine in the loss.

No. 7 Central 60, Manchester 45

Junior Jaycen Santucci posted 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Golden Eagles topped the Hawks for their 10th straight win while also wrapping up the outright Class B South division championship.

Senior Miles Chevalier and junior Jayson King each chipped in 11 points, with Chevalier also contributing six rebounds and four steals. Junior Royalty Riley poured in 10 points in the win as well.

Junior Aidan Lunn led Manchester with 18 points and 13 rebounds while senior teammate Jaymire Watts pitched in 14 points and six rebounds.

Barnegat 59, Lacey 56 (OT)

Senior Jamari Smith scored 12 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter and overtime and the Bengals wiped away an eight-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter to steal a win from the Lions.

Junior Mason Krey added 15 points for Barnegat, which outscored Lacey, 15-7, in the fourth after trailing, 45-37, at the end of three.

Senior Logan Brash led Lacey with 20 points and junior Jon Stabile notched 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists in the loss.


Class A Central

Point Beach 73, Keyport 68

Sophomore Jacob Edgecomb scored 21 points and senior teammate John Coakley threw in 18 as the Garnet Gulls survived a furious fourth-quarter rally by the Red Raiders to inch a win closer to a share of another division championship.

Freshmen George Breckenridge and Tyler Preston each added nine points for Point Beach, which led, 62-43, heading into the fourth quarter.

Senior Mike Nichols scored 23 points to lead Keyport, which pulled to within 71-68 with 20 seconds left before Coakley iced the game with a pair of free throws. Junior Dominico Dispenza added 16 points and classmate Andrei Matthews scored 15 in the loss.

Keansburg 54, Asbury Park 36


Class B Central

Jackson Liberty 63, Monmouth 37

Senior Lukas Latvys scored 23 points to lead a well-rounded attack that propelled the Lions to a convincing win over the Falcons.

Senior Charlie Callahan added 15 points and freshman Aidan Kelly threw in 13 for Jackson Liberty.

Sophomore Ahmir Wiggins led Monmouth with 13 points.

Shore 69, Lakewood 35

Senior Alex George scored a career-high 33 points and the Blue-Devils coasted to a win over the Piners.

Senior Gianni Fiumefreddo also pumped in 20 points and senior Dom DiFiore pitched in 11 for Shore.

No. 14 Donovan Catholic 64, Ocean 32

Senior Jack Malek and juniors James Gibbins and Ryan Jacobs each scored 11 points and the Griffins rode a balanced attack to a one-sided win over the Spartans.

Senior Chris Miranda added 10 points and classmate Matt Gerrity netted eight in the win.

Sophomore Aidan Saint Louis and senior Devon Simms each scored eight points to lead Ocean.



Wall 30, Neptune 28

The Crimson Knights scored the final seven points of the game to pull out a road win over the Scarlet Fliers.

Trailing, 28-25, junior Demitri Tu converted a layup to cut the Neptune lead to 28-27. Sophomore Liam Killea then stole the inbounds pass and found senior Andrew Olsen for the go-ahead layup.

Senior Bo Pepe then came up with a steal and hit one of two free throws for a 30-28 lead and sophomore Brian McKenna capped the Wall win with one more steal in the final seconds.

Tu led Wall's balanced offense with seven points and Killea chipped in six.

Freshman Daaron Lynch led Neptune with 10 points.

No. 1 St. Rose 73, No. 3 CBA 46

Senior Matt Hodge scored all of his game-high 19 points in the first three quarters and sophomore brother Jayden Hodge added 18 for the game as the Purple Roses shook off a slow start and ran away with a win over the Colts, ending CBA's nine-game winning streak.

Matt Hodge also grabbed six rebounds, while senior Gio Panzini pitched in nine points and 10 rebounds and junior Evan Romano posted nine and eight to go with three assists.

Junior Bryan Ebeling also added eight points and five assists for St. Rose, which turned an early 9-4 deficit into a 27-9 lead with a 23-0 run that spanned just over six minutes of the first and second quarters.

Junior Kevin Pikiell scored nine points and classmate Justin Fuerbacher added eight to lead CBA, which took the 9-4 lead on three-pointers by senior Peter Noble and Charlie Marcoullier (two).


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