Shore Conference Tournament

Round of 16

1-St. John Vianney 60, 16-Toms River East 28 

Senior guard Madison Doring pumped in 20 points and took down five rebounds and junior forward Brelynn Bellamy amassed 15 points, six boards and six steals for the Lady Lancers (22-1). Senior forward Sarah Furch gripped 11 rebounds and handed out three assists to go with four points in the win.

8-Donovan Catholic 69, 9-Jackson Memorial 68 (OT)

Down by as many as eight in the fourth quarter, Donovan Catholic (20-3) rallied to force overtime, where it survived to extend its winning streak to 18.

Paige Slaven, who ended with 15 points, eight assists and five rebounds, sank a pair of foul shots with 13.7 left in regulation to tie the game at 59 for the Griffins and force the extra session. In overtime, Donovan Catholic gained a 68-65 edge and withstood a rousing challenge from Jackson Memorial (18-3), which had a string of eight consecutive victories snapped.

Senior guard Alyssa Hirschy scored 18, keyed by four 3-pointers, Molly Collins finished with 14 and Jayda Kearney had 12 points and eight rebounds.

Dani Evans gave Jackson 19 points and 11 rebounds, Rachel Capua offered 16 points and Kristina Donza contributed 14.

4-St. Rose 84, 20-Barnegat 35

St. Rose (21-2), the defending champion, established a 42-11 lead by halftime.

Senior forward Lucy Thomas dropped in 19 points to lead four players in double figures. Senior forward Lovin Marsicano delivered 15 and guard Maggie Stapleton and Mikayla Markham each scored 14. Stapleton hit four three points. Sam Mikos had nine points and nine rebounds and Abigal Antognoli netted nine.

Shannon McCoy provided 21 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals for Barnegat (15-8).

5-Manchester 59, 12-Marlboro 58

The Hawks (20-3) orchestrated an epic comeback, rallying from a 21-2 deficit, to advance to their first Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinal.

Manchester whittled the deficit down to 33-23 by halftime and freshman Destiny Adams capped a 14-2 charge in the third with a bucket to get the Hawks the lead. However, Marlboro (15-7) recovered to reclaim a 58-56 edge late in the fourth only to Adams answer with a tying bucket.

Marlboro had possession with 30 seconds left in regulation, but Adams created a turnover and Kemari Reynolds was fouled on the ensuing runout. The sophomore guard converted a free throw to put Manchester back on top and Serenity Anderson sealed the outcome with a blocked shot.

Destiny Adams finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds while her junior sister Dakota had 16 points, six boards and four steals. Reynolds added 11 points and three rebounds.

Jessica Broad led Marlboro with 21 points an Gisella Romeo scored 15.

2-Manasquan 65, 15-Middletown North 22

Junior swing Faith Masonius posted a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds, junior guard Lola Mullaney accounted for four of the nine 3-pointers canned by second-seeded Manasquan (21-2) en route to a game-high 18 points and senoir guard Dara Mabrey dealt out seven assists to balance her 16 points.

The Warriors jumped ou to a 19-2 lead in the first quarter and went into the break with a 34-7 advantage. Junior guard Annie Mako chipped in with seven points.

Kiera Williams led Middletown North (13-8) with nine points.

7-Toms River North 53, 10-Holmdel 37

Junior Jenna Paul cleared nine rebounds to accompany a game-high 20 points and classmate Brielle Bisogno scored 17 to go with four steals to fuel the Mariners (21-2), who built a 31-17 cushion by halftime. Kristina Johnson added nine points and Amanda Johnson grabbed seven rebounds and rejected five shots in the triumph.

Marilou Quintana topped Holmdel (14-8) with 10 points and Christina Antonakakis scored nine.

3-Red Bank Catholic 46, 19-Southern 28

Senior guard Rose Caverly pumped in 21 points - one off her season high - and senior swing Katie Rice deposited 10 for the Caseys (19-4), who opened a 37-16 gap through three quarters.

Lauren Cruse had eight points for Southern (14-8).

11-Colts Neck 45, 6-Rumson-Fair Haven 34

Cara Volpe collected a team-high 13 points as well as eight rebounds, six steals, three assists and two blocks while Lauren Feaster and Eva Gibson each pulled down 10 rebounds to fuel the Cougars (17-5) to the upset.

Colts Neck used a 15-5 showing in the third to seize a 27-22 lead and outscored Rumson-Fair Haven (14-9), 33-17, in the second half. Camryn Foltz supplied seven points, six rebounds and four assists while Gibson and Jessica Thesing each scored six.

The Bulldogs got 13 points from Tori Hyduke before the senior guard exited the contest early in the third quarter with an apparent ankle injury.

Quarterfinal Round


at RWJBarnabas Health Arena, Toms River

8-Donovan Catholic vs. 1-St. John Vianney, 11

5-Manchester vs. 4-St. Rose, 12:45

11-Colts Neck vs. 3-Red Bank Catholic, 2:30

7-Toms River North vs. 2-Manasquan, 4:15

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