Shore Conference Boys Basketball Tuesday Scoreboard, 12/20/22
Class A North
Manalapan 63, Howell 55
Junior Anthony Leger and senior Jake Buchman combined for 45 points and nine three-pointers as the Braves topped the Rebels for their first win of the season.
Leger finished with a game-high 24 points with four three-pointers and Buchman went for 21 points on five threes.
Junior D.J. Orloff led Howell with 23 points while senior Damien Padilla and sophomore Zach Padilla each added eight in the loss.
Class A Central
No. 7 St. John Vianney 75, Matawan 71
Sophomore Aidan Ur scored 21 points and senior Kyle Verriest filled up the box scored with 15 points, eight rebounds, six assists and five steals as the Lancers outlasted the Huskies in a battle of neighboring high schools.
Senior Connor Howard also scored 15 points to go with seven rebounds and junior Emanuel Domingo posted 11 points and 11 rebounds for St. John Vianney.
Sophomore Jayden Elijah led Matawan with 23 points, 11 rebounds and three assists. Senior Colin Haluska also poured in 19 points to go with seven rebounds, while junior Chris Galasso added 14 points, four assists and three steals in the loss.
Class A South
No. 4 Jackson Memorial 44, Toms River South 32
Seniors Respect Tyleek and Samir Padilla led a balanced Jackson Memorial effort with 10 points apiece and the Jaguars closed out the Indians.
Senior Shaun Hubbard added nine points and senior Keith Adame added eight points in the Jackson Memorial win.
Junior Rob Peirson led Toms River South with 11 points and senior Easton Slack chipped in 10 in the loss.
No. 9 Brick Memorial 54, Toms River North 47
Senior Josh Michigan poured in a game-high 30 points and the Mustangs shook off a slow start to earn a big Class A South road win over the Mariners.
After falling behind, 21-11, early in the second quarter, Brick Memorial closed the half with 13 unanswered points and stretched the run to 17-0 with the first two baskets of the third quarter. Michigan scored 10 of the 17 points during the run.
Senior Dorian Alston added 12 points and classmate Brian Starrett chipped in six points, five rebounds and seven assists for Brick Memorial.
Senior Delani Hyde and junior Jeremiah Pruitt each scored eight points to lead Toms River North.
Southern 57, Toms River East 55
Senior Tom Menegus scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the Rams clipped the Raiders on the road.
Senior Pat Gaffney added 13 points and sophomore Justin Silva poured in 10 for Southern.
Senior Jacob Mathus led Toms River East with a career-high 26 points, with senior Dylan Russell and junior Jason McKelvey each added nine in defeat.
Class B North
Colts Neck 45, No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 39
Senior Will Surdez scored 15 points and the Cougars landed a big divisional win over the Bulldogs.
Sophomore Mike Belcher added nine points for Colts Neck, which fell behind, 12-6, in the first quarter and outscored Rumson, 39-27, the rest of the way.
Junior Nick Rigby matched Surdez with a game-high 15 points to lead Rumson, which could not overcome a 5-for-17 performance from the free-throw line.
Class B Central
Point Beach 102, Asbury Park 80
Senior Kevin Burns unleashed his second triple-double in three games and the Garnet Gulls exploded for triple-digits in a road win over the Blue Bishops.
Burns finished with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, while freshman Jacob Edgecomb led Point Beach with 26 points. Sophomore Scot Crowley also poured in 21 points and senior Kyle Kolans scored 16 in the win.
Senior Davon Foster scored a game-high 34 points and classmate Shaborn Goodman threw in 29 to lead Asbury Park.
Keansburg 53, Henry Hudson 41
Senior Mike Alonso scored a game-high 26 points and the Titans topped the Admirals to give coach Jimmy McCarthy his 100th career win as head coach.
Senior Jordan Bey also scored 10 points for Keansburg. Senior Luke Jaccodine scored 15 points and sophomore Jack Fitzpatrick added 14 to pace Henry Hudson.
Class B South
Manchester 43, Brick 37
Senior Evan Weiner scored 17 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to lead the Hawks to a win over the Green Dragons.
Sophomore Aidan Lunn and senior Javion Glenn each added 12 points for Manchester. Senior Alex Jenkoski led Brick with 14 points.
Central 60, Pinelands 38
Junior Miles Chevalier scored 23 points and plucked six rebounds as the Golden Eagles rolled through the Wildcats.
Sophomore Jaycen Santucci added 19 points and five assists, while senior John Truhan pitched in six points on a pair of three-pointers and dished out eight assists.
Junior Gerald Newsome led Pinelands with 10 points and sophomore Ty Kline added eight in the loss.
Lacey 69, Barnegat 54
Senior Chris Venturoso scored 18 points and handed out four assists to help guide the Lions to a win over the Bengals.
Senior Troy Buxton poured in 17 points and classmate Dylan Hall fell just shy of a double-double with 12 points and nine steals, while also dishing out five assists for Lacey.
Sophomore Todd Muhammad led Barnegat with 16 points and junior Shawn Javines added 11 in the loss.
Class C South
Shore 68, Lakewood 40
Junior Alex George scored 17 points and the Blue Devils stormed past the Piners for their third straight win to open the season.
Senior Richie Studer added 14 points and senior Liam Gajewski chipped in 11 for Shore.
Monmouth 55, Jackson Liberty 46
Sophomore James Curley scored 20 points behind four three-pointers and the Falcons topped the Lions on the road while playing without senior standout Ta'haj Wiggins.
Senior Jake Bauer and freshman Jaylin Reeves each added 12 points and senior T.J. Thomasson chipped in nine for Monmouth.
Sophomore Jayson King led Jackson Liberty with 15 and junior Lukas Latvys poured in 14 in the loss.
Ocean 52, Donovan Catholic 50
Freshman Ron Richardson scored 15 points, including the game-winning baseline floater with 10 seconds left to give the Spartans a road win over the Griffins.
Sophomore Zayier Dean and junior Keith Allen each added 11 points for Ocean.
Senior Brian Farrell led Donovan Catholic with a game-high 18 points and classmate Pete Farlekas chipped in 10 in the loss.
Coral Springs High School
Seventh Place Game
No. 3 CBA 66, Forest Hills (N.Y.) 54
Senior Will Bradley pumped in 25 points to earn all-tournament honors and junior Peter Noble added 19 as the Colts (1-2) salvaged their final game at the Kreul Classic before heading back to New Jersey.