Shore Conference Girls Basketball Scoreboard, Saturday Jan. 21
By Nicholas Lowe SSN Contributor
The South vs The Shore Showcase @ Rancocas Valley
#5 Manasquan (12-4) 44 vs Shawnee (13-3) 43
Manasquan picked up their second straight win vs a top 20 team in New Jersey after junior McKenna Karlson hit a three pointer at the buzzer to send the game to overtime. Shawnee missed five foul shots late in the fourth quarter and the Warriors took advantage. Junior Katie Collins led Manasquan with 12 points. Senior Avery Kessler led Shawnee with 20 points.
Junior McKenna Karlson hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer after receiving a pass from junior Katie Collins to tie the game 38-38 and send it to overtime against Shawnee.
Jackson Memorial (10-6) 43 vs Cinnaminson (15-1) 32
Jackson Memorial handed Cinnnaminson their first loss of the season behind senior Zoie Maffei’s 18 points and 9 rebound performance. Senior Chloe Messer continues to play great for Jackson Memorial, she added 14 points. Senior Rhochelle Johnson scored 13 points for Cinnaminson.
Wildwood Catholic (13-3) 60 vs Manchester (10-7) 38
A short-handed Manchester fell to Wildwood Catholic at the South vs The Shore showcase. Junior Devyn Quigley scored 36 points and pulled down 9 rebounds for Manchester. Junior Kaci Mikulski scored 19 points for Wildwood Catholic.
Winslow (6-9) 54 vs Brick Township (2-11) 28
Sophomore CiCi Weatherspool led Brick Township with 10 points and senior Rian Stainton added 6 points as they lost in a non conference game. Winslow was led by Hope Goodwine with 18 points.
Middle Township (14-3) 54 vs Donovan Catholic (3-10) 35
Freshman Anais Friedman led Donovan with 16 points, hitting four 3-pointers, as they fell to Middle Township. Middle Township was led by senior Jada Elston with a game high 19 points.
Point Boro (4-10) 42 vs Rancocas Valley (6-8) 28
Sophomore Emily Marinelli led the Panthers with 9 points and sophomores Vanessa Haas and Katherine Henn both added 8 points to help Point Boro pick up a non conference win. Jordan Reynolds led Rancocas Valley with 11 points.
#9 Ocean Township (14-1) 32 vs Cherokee (12-2) 31
Sophomore Kayden Clark nails a 3-point at the buzzer a few steps inside midcourt to give Ocean Township their biggest win of the year over #10 Cherokee. She finished with 10 points and her sister, Eli, finished with 9 points. Cherokee was led by senior Gabby Recinto and freshman Brielle Alaba, both scoring 11 points.
#8 Shore Regional (13-2) 47 vs Clearview (6-7) 34
Senior Rylee Drahos, who finished with 20 points, and sophomore Reese Fiore, who added 18 points, were able to lead Shore Regional back after trailing 16-4 late in the first quarter. Clearview was led by senior Emma Steidle with 9 points.
Washington Township (8-6) 25 vs Lacey (3-12) 21
#2 RBC (15-1) 49 vs Lenape (8-5) 28
#1 SJV (17-0) 76 vs Saddle River Day (11-3) 45
Senior Zoe Brooks scored 21 points as the Lady Lancers rolled to another victory against one of the state's best teams. Senior Ashley Sofilkanich scored 18 points and had 8 rebounds and senior Janie Bachmann added 15 points and pulled down 8 rebounds for SJV. Saddle River was led by sophomore Faith Williamson with 17 points.
Long Branch (9-5) 51 vs Monmouth Regional (10-4) 46
Junior Leilani Andrews continues her strong start for Long Branch, scoring 15 points as they defeat Monmouth Regional. Sophomore Amaya Harris scored 16 points for Monmouth Regional.
Howell (13-3) 35 vs Southern Regional (2-13) 24
Howell senior Kerry DeStefano led all scorers with 12 points to help Howell pick up a non divisional win. Juniors Gabrielle Carpenter scored 8 points while Gabriella Bambo added 7 points for the Rebels. Southern Regional was led by sophomore Samantha Russel with 9 points.
Matawan (1-14) 48 vs Lakewood (0-11) 15
Matawan picked up their first win of the season behind senior Emily O’Keeffe’s 11 points and 5 rebounds. Freshman Emma Kriegstein added 9 points and 7 rebounds for Matawan. Lakewood was led by senior Jadine Johnson with 10 points.
Red Bank Regional (10-5) 47 vs Central Regional (10-6) 27
Sophomore Caroline Polloway puts up a double double, 17 points and 12 rebounds, as RBR wins its fourth straight game. Senior Josie Munson scored 11 points for RBR and freshman Zoey Gulley added 8 points. Central Regional was led by junior Beth Doderer with 8 points.
Brick Memorial (5-10) 33 vs Manalapan (4-10) 29
Brick Memorial was able to pick up their 5th win of the season, which gives them one more then last season. Junior Gianna Livio led the Mustangs with 7 points, while Hayley Tighe, Layla Marotta and Lexi Caruso all scored 5 points. Senior Sophia Venezia had a game high 9 points for Manalapan.
Spotswood (12-3) 58 vs Keansburg (8-3) 38
Keansburg fell to Spotswood in a non conference game. Sophomore Lindsay Rivera continues to lead the way for Keansburg, scoring a game high 16 points, while senior Madison Fernandez added 11 points. Spotswood was led by sophomore Allie Costantino with 11 points.
#6 Rumson-Fair Haven (10-6) 67 vs Marlboro (7-7) 34
Junior Raquel Guidetti continues to play good basketball as she leads Rumson with 21 points on a way to a non divisional victory. Senior Julia Corsentino added 14 points for Rumson. Marlboro was led by sophomore Emily Borgen with 12 points.
Toms River East (10-5) 45 vs Middletown North (2-14) 24
Toms River East was led by senior Kaitlyn Colangelo with 15 points to pick up a non division win. Freshman Laila Iasparro led Middletown North with 6 points.