Shore Conference Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Feb. 9
CLASS A NORTH
Freehold Twp. 55, Manalapan 39
CLASS A CENTRAL
Red Bank 48, No. 9 Holmdel 32
Meghan Murray struck for 19 points as the Bucs (11-10, 6-6) insured a berth in the Shore Conference Tournament by springing the upset. Murray worked both ends of the floor, accounting for five of the 18 steals made by Red Bank.
Caitlyn Decker had eight points, five assists and a team-high six steals for the Bucs, who outscored Holmdel, 37-21, over the final three periods. Chloe Teter chipped in with eight points and six rebounds.
Christina Antonakakis topped Holmdel (13-7, 7-5) with 12 points and Leah Nolan scored nine.
No. 1 St. John Vianney 83, No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 56
Sarah Karpell led three players in double figures for the Lady Lancers (20-1, 12-0), who closed with an emphatic 24-9 flourish in the fourth quarter. The junior point guard drop a team-high 20 points while junior swing Sajada Bonner netted 19. Junior forward Brelynn Bellamy tacked on 12 points and teamed with Karpell and Bonner to account nine of the 11 3-pointers hit by St. John Vianney. netting 20 points
Rumson-Fair Haven (14-7, 10-2) received 23 points from senior point guard Tori Hyduke, who added four rebounds, two assists and five steals. Sophomore forward Lucy Adams had 12 points and six boards.
CLASS B NORTH
Middletown South 51, Ocean 29
Isla Brennan clicked for 19 points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal and Stephanie Maypother buried four 3-pointers en route to scoring 16 for the Eagles (9-11, 6-8). Samantha Keenan contributed eight points and seven rebounds.
Morgan Bartlett had 13 points for Ocean (3-18, 0-14).
Middletown North 36, Wall 30
Kiera Williams and Caleigh McAnuff scored 13 apiece for the Lions (12-7, 9-5), who built a 20-12 advantage by halftime. Lauren Karabin topped Wall (8-12, 6-8) with 16 points while Tara Casuccio scored eight to accompany 10 rebounds.
CLASS B CENTRAL
Point Pleasant Beach at Mater Dei, 5:30 p.m.
Trinity Hall 71, Keansburg 7
Caitlin Wingertzahn netted 17 points, Bridget Andree amassed 11 points, six rebounds and four steals and Nicole Ventura had 10 points and five steals to pace the Monarchs (20-2, 14-2).
Keyport 56, Asbury Park 42
Giana Piccini backed up 20 points with 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals and Shannon Devlin chipped in with 19 points, five rebounds and four steals as Keyport (10-9, 7-8) used a 16-9 surge in the second quarter to gain a 29-23 lead. The Red Raiders stamped the victory, that secure them a spot in the Shore Conference Tournament, with a 15-7 effort over the closing eight minutes.
Jhamena Range led Asbury Park (4-16, 4-12) with 13 points. Tierra Gamble scored 12 and Deyonna Cartar had 10 for the Blue Bishops.
Monmouth 48, Point Pleasant Boro 34
The Falcons (8-14) bracketed an 18-11 start with a 15-8 finishing kick to outlast Point Boro (5-16) for their second triumph in three outings. Precious Allah and Charlotte Gage each dropped in 15 points while Destiny Bland contributed nine on three 3-pointers.
Allie Delaney posted a double-double for Point Boro (5-16) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
No. 8 Jackson Memorial 61, Matawan 42
The Jaguars (17-2) won their seventh straight behind 22 points from Rachel Capua and 15 points, four rebounds, three assists and three blocks from Kristina Donza. Dani Evans added 10 points and eight boards.
Barnegat 49, Central 36
Senior Shannon McCoy poured in 26 points (including three 3-pointers) to go with 11 rebounds and Madeline Scott canned three jumpers from beyond the arc to finish with 11 points for the Bengals (14-7), who picked up their third straight triumph. Ginalee Erskine supplied eight points and seven boards for Barnegat, which used a 22-6 second quarter to open a 28-13 halftime lead.
Marlboro 63, Piscataway 50
Giselle Romeo discovered avenues to sink 19 points while Samantha Nocco canned four 3-pointers to total a dozen points as the Mustangs (14-6), who played without senior Jess Broad (16.4 ppg.), upended Piscataway (17-4). Marlboro outscored the Chiefs, 40-19, in the second half.