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Jimmy V Showcase

At Central Regional

No. 16 Donovan Catholic 67, Robbinsville 65

Junior Ryan Jacobs hit a game-winning jumper with one second left to cap a wild game-ending sequence, with the Griffins emerging with a thrilling win over the Ravens.

Jacobs scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and 16 in the second half and his last two proved to be the difference. Jacobs hit one of two free throws with 16 seconds left to give Donovan Catholic a 65-62 lead, but Robbinsville came back with a game three-pointer from the right corner by Dylan Golizio to tie the game at 65 with 10 seconds left.

Jacobs took the ball in the back court, dribbled to his spot on the right side of the floor and buried a contested, midrange shot that gave Donovan Catholic the lead.

Golizio then hit a full-court shot, but the potential game-winning miracle came after the final buzzer.

Senior Jack Malek scored 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and senior James Gibbons chipped in 10 points for Donovan Catholic.

Matawan 66, No. 8 Toms River North 63

Junior Chauncey Brown scored 29 points, including the 1,000th of his career, and the Huskies stormed out to a huge first quarter lead before holding on for a win over the Mariners.

Toms River North took its first lead of the game on a jumper by senior Owen Baker with under 1:30 to play, but Brown answered with a jumper of his own to put Matawan back up, 62-61, with 1:04 left.

Matawan led the rest of the way and Baker got a three-point attempt off as time expired, but the potential game-winning shot bounced around the rim and out.

Junior Amir Martinez and freshman Christian Brown each scored 11 points for Matawan and junior Jayden Elijah added seven points and 11 rebounds in the win.

Baker and senior Micah Ford each scored 16 points to lead Toms River North and senior Tareq Council chipped in 10 points in the loss.

Rutgers Prep 77, No. 5 Rumson-Fair Haven 55

Junior David Carr scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half and the Bulldogs took a two-point lead into the second half before running out of answers against the Argonauts in the second half.

Myles Parker led Rutgers Prep with 16 points, Jacob Canton added 15 and Andrew Kretkowski pitched in 14 in the win.

Senior Nick Rigby added 10 points and senior John Goodes threw in nine for Rumson, which played without sophomore forward Luke Cruz.

No. 7 Central 57, Mainland 51

Junior Jaycen Santucci scored a game-high 21 points and the Golden Eagles picked up a key win over the Mustangs to hold serve at home in the Jimmy V Showcase.

Senior Miles Chevalier pitched in 14 points, junior Jayson King netted nine and junior Royalty Riley contributed eight in a well-rounded Central attack.

King hit a three-pointer to push Central's lead to 47-40 before Mainland reeled off six straight o pull within one. Santucci then found Chevalier for a layup and threw down a dunk off a steal to stretch the lead back to five. Central went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line the rest of the way to close it out.

No. 1 St. Rose 55, Ramapo 38

Senior Gio Panzini drilled four three-pointers during a 23-3 run by St. Rose in the fourth quarter to help the Purple Roses turn a tight game against the Raiders into a rout.

Panzini scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead St. Rose, while junior Evan Romano added 15 points and senior Matt Hodge chipped in 13 in the win.

Chris Cervino scored 12 points and Peyton Seals scored all of his 10 points in the first half to lead Ramapo, which led, 21-17, at halftime and trailed 32-30 with 6:30 left in the fourth before St. Rose unleashed its game-clinching run.

No. 2 Manasquan 57, Egg Harbor 40

Junior Griffin Linstra scored 18 points and senior Alex Konov and freshman Rey Weinseimer each pitched in 14 to lead the Warriors to a win over the Eagles at the site where both teams won their 2023 NJSIAA state semifinal -- Manasquan in Group II and Egg Harbor in Group IV.

Linstra and Konov combined for all 13 of Manasquan's points in the third quarter, which came during a 13-0 run that turned a 32-30 lead into a 45-30 lead. Weinseimer helped close the game with six points in the fourtth quarter.

Konov was named MVP of the game for Manasquan.

Slam Dunk Autism

At Middletown North

Ocean 50, Raritan 47

Senior Keith Allen dropped 20 points and the Spartans pulled out a win over the Rockets.

Sophomore Aidan Saint Louis added 12 points and senior Devon Simms chipped in eight for Ocean.

Sophomore Ian Mullan led Raritan with 16 points, while senior Alex Garguilo posted 13 points, four assists and six steals. Junior Sean Burnett also added 12 points and four assists in the loss.

Middletown North 48, Toms River East 43

 

Regular Season

North Crossover

No. 4 CBA 56, No. 6 Red Bank Catholic 47

Junior Kevin Pikiell scored a team-high 19 points and the Colts put away the Caseys down the stretch to win the 2024 installment of the Founders Cup.

Junior Justin Fuerbacher added 16 points for CBA, while senior Peter Noble added 10 and sophomore Charlie Marcoullier finished with eight in the win.

Senior Tyler Burnham led Red Bank Catholic with 13 points, while senior Colin Cavanaugh added 12 and junior Ryan Prior chipped in 10 in the loss.

 

Central Crossover

Henry Hudson 52, Jackson Liberty 46

Junior Jack Fitzpatrick poured in 27 points and the Admirals rolled on with a win over the Lions on the road.

Freshman JoJo Newell added nine points and senior Jeremy Way pitched in eight for Henry Hudson. Senior Lukas Latvys led Jackson Liberty with 17 points.

 

Non-Division

Howell 59, Lacey 48

Senior D.J. Orloff scored 17 points and classmate Chris Meehan added 16 -- all in the first three quarters -- and the Rebels coasted to a win over the Lions after building up a 31-point lead through three quarters.

Freshman Derek Roth led Lacey with 13 points and six rebounds and senior Logan Brash contributed 11 points and six rebounds in the loss.

Middletown South 54, St. John Vianney 51

Senior Will Nugent scored 19 points and junior Brady Hahn added 17 to lead the Eagles to a win over the Lancers.

Senior Deon Jackson led St. John Vianney with a game-high 23 points while also pulling in nine rebounds. Senior Emanuel Domingo added 12 and senior Dylan Costa pitched in 11 in the loss.

No. 15 Toms River South 67, Shore 63

Senior Kai Barckley went off for 31 points, including 17 in the second half to help the Indians close out a win over the Blue Devils.

Senior Rob Peirson added 19 points as the two senior teammates combined for 50 of Toms River South's 67 points.

Junior Bryce Crowe led Shore with 21 points, including four three-pointers. Senior Gianni Fiumefreddo added 17 points and classmate Joe Santi pitched in 13 in the loss.

Brick Memorial 40, Neptune 29

No. 9 Red Bank 61, Point Beach 47

Junior Zayier Dean scored 18 points to help the Bucs top the Garnet Gulls.

Senior Jameson Ackerman added 14 points and junior Ryan Fisher pitched in 11 for Red Bank.

Sophomore Jacob Edgecomb led Point Beach with a game-high 19 points and senior teammate John Coakley added 11.

Pinelands 60, Keansburg 27

Sophomore Josh Borongo scored 23 points and the Wildcats rolled to a win over the Titans to snap their 11-game losing streak.

 

Non-Conference

No. 12 Colts Neck 73, Old Bridge 48

Junior Lucas Sloane scored a career-high 24 points and senior Vova Trotsko matched him as the Cougars raced to a win over the Knights.

Senior Mike Belcher added 10 points for Colts Neck.

 

Capital City Cancer Classic

At Trenton Catholic

No. 13 Freehold Boro vs. Trenton Central – Canceled

No. 14 Ranney at Trenton Catholic – Canceled

 

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