Surf Taco Girls Volleyball Thursday Scoreboard, October 5th
Freehold Borough 1, Marlboro 2 (25-18, 23-25, 25-23)
It took three sets for the Mustangs (7-4) to gallop to a crucial victory coming down the home stretch of their regular season schedule. Michelle Bukachevskiy paved the way for victory, leading with 15 service points and 11 assists. Audrey Sousa added 13 service points and 10 digs for the Colonials (6-10) in the loss.
Colts Neck 0, No. 4 Howell 2 (25-21, 25-20)
As crunch-time for the divisional races heats up across the shore, the Rebels (11-2) took care of business to hold onto the top spot in the A-North. Savannah Torres had a huge role in the two-set victory, leading all with 20 assists. Keira Mullen led Howell with 11 kills.
Middletown North 0, No. 5 Middletown South 2 (25-11, 25-9)
Brick Township 0, No. 16 Toms River East 2 (25-22, 25-11)
The Raiders (9-6) quietly stayed one of the hottest teams across the shore, winning their fifth match in their last six tries. Ava Casales continued the strong season she's had, finishing with 12 assists on the court. Casales is now three assists away from 500 on her career.
Holmdel 0, Red Bank Regional 2 (26-24, 25-20)
No. 9 Raritan 2, No. 11 Rumson-Fair Haven 0 (25-22, 25-14)
The Rockets (9-4) rebounded strongly against Rumson (8-5), putting them above the Bulldogs in the CJG2 power point chart for the time being. Julia DelMasto led Raritan in digs with 9 while Sophie Papagiannakis continued her strong freshman season with 6 digs and 5 assists in the win.
Wall 0, No. 3 St. John Vianney 2 (25-8, 25-19)
Another massive game unfolded for the Lancers' (13-4) Ayana Warren as she put up 20 assists against Wall (3-11) in the two-set victory. Stephanie Buttons saw 9 kills in the victory.
Asbury Park 0, Point Pleasant Beach 2 (25-16, 25-14)
The Garnet Gulls (7-6) continued to control their own destiny winning in back-to-back sets. Kaleigh Rocco contributed with 7 service points while Rosemary Wagner added 4 kills in the victory.
Trinity Hall 1, Manasquan 2 (20-25, 27-25, 26-24)
The Warriors (5-8) had to overcome a first set deficit to find themselves with their fifth victory of the year. Elle Vitanzo commanded the court leading the Warriors with 14 assists. Campbell Krapp added a game-high 10 digs in the win.
No. 15 Keyport 0, St. Rose 2 (25-17, 25-21)
The Purple Roses (6-7) got a huge win and continued their dogfight atop of the B-Central, winning over the Red Raiders (8-5) in back-to-back sets. Ali Lubach led all for St. Rose with 19 assists while Melanie Englehardt added 13 kills in the win.
Washington Township 2, No. 13 Pinelands 0 (25-14, 25-14)
Manchester Township 0, Point Pleasant Beach 2 (25-12, 25-21)
The Garnet Gulls (8-6) swept the afternoon with a two-set victory over the Hawks (2-9.) Molly Huvane had a monster game leading all with 12 assists and adding 5 digs, 3 aces and 3 kills. Alexa Perillo added 8 digs and 6 kills in the victory.