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WOBM Christmas Classic

At RWJ Barnabas Health Arena

Championship

(1) Manasquan 78, (2) Toms River North 63

Sophomore Ben Roy and senior Alex Galvan each scored 26 points and the Warriors (6-0) pulled away to beat the Mariners (4-1) and win the WOBM Classic.

Roy also handed out four assists and was named tournament MVP, while Galvan grabbed 12 rebounds to go with three assists in earning first-team all-tournament honors.

Senior Kieran Flanagan added 14 points, six rebounds and eight assists for Manasquan, earned second-team all-tournament and was named the Chuck Kearney Memorial award winner.

Senior Jakari Spence led Toms River North with a game-high 30 points and senior Najae Hallenbeck added 20 points and 11 rebounds for Toms River North.

Third Place Game

(4) Middletown South 72, (6) Marlboro 67

Senior Mike Dabas led five Middletown South players in double-figures with 16 points and also grabbed 14 rebounds to pace the Eagles (4-1) to a win over the Mustangs (3-2).

Senior Bobby Pirie added 15 points and 11 rebounds, senior Jack Sheridan scored 14 points, junior Luke Albrecht netted 12 and senior James Anderson chipped in 11 for Middletown South.

Sophomore Jack Seidler led Marlboro with 25 points, sophomore Jonathan Spatola pumped in 16 and senior Alex Ratner chipped in 15 for the Mustangs, who scored fewer than 80 points for the first time this season.

 

Albert E. Martin Buc Holiday Classic

At Red Bank

Third Place Game

(4) Red Bank 60, (3) Ranney 53

Senior Drew Valentino scored 17 points and the Bucs (2-3) rode a big third-quarter to a win over the Panthers (1-3) - Ranney's first loss to a Shore Conference team since losing to Marlboro in the 2017 Shore Conference Tournament semifinals.

Senior Matt Weidman added 14 points and junior Nick Ferrogine poured in 11 for Red Bank, which outscored Ranney, 19-11, in the third quarter to grab an eight-point lead heading to the fourth.

Sophomores Elijah Perkins and Ryan Zan led Ranney with 14 points each while classmate Brandon Klatsky added 13 in the loss.

Seventh Place Game

(5) Monmouth 55, (6) Middletown North 47

Junior Kiran Desai scored a career-high 19 points and junior Jake Marcincak added 11 as the Falcons (1-3) topped the Lions (0-4) for their first win of the season despite playing without junior A.J. Po (knee) for a second straight game.

 

Neptune Holiday Jubilee

At Neptune

Championship

Lincoln 38, Neptune 34

Tournament MVP Toriano Munford scored the go-ahead tip-in with 50 seconds left and Wendell Moreland came up with the game-clinching steal and two free throws in the final seconds to give the Lions (4-0) a win over the Scarlet Fliers (2-3) in the Jubilee final.

Senior Saadiq Armstead led Neptune with 11 points and nine rebounds while junior Sam Fagan added 10 points and six assists. Fagan came up with a steal with the Fliers trailing by two with 20 seconds left by both he and Armstead missed from close range with a chance to tie the game.

After a timeout with 11 seconds left, Moreland picked off a pass and hit the clinching free throws with one second left.

Third Place

Union City 77, Long Branch 41

 

Husky Christmas Classic

At Matawan

Third Place Game

(4) Manalapan 63, (2) Matawan 56

Senior Ryan Knorr scored a game-high 22 points and the Braves (2-2) scooped up a third-place finish by beating the host Huskies (2-3) in the third-place game.

Junior Chris Frontera added 11 points, senior Chris Clark scored eight and seniors Blake Henis, Jason Junquet and Ryan Szatkowski all added seven apiece for Manalapan.

Senior Zaire Williams led Matawan with 14 points and senior Niles Haliburton pitched in 13 in the loss.

Fifth Place Game

(1) Holmdel 66, (7) Edison 38

Senior Jack Giamanco scored 18 points and senior Derek Chan added 13 to pace the Hornets (3-1) past the Eagles (2-2) to finish 2-1 at the Husky Classic. Senior Eric Hinds added nine points and senior Pete Cannizzo chipped in eight in the win.

Seventh Place Game

(5) Old Bridge 45, (6) Freehold Boro 43

Senior Berkim Krkuti scored 11 points and junior Jiasion Carpenter threw in nine but the Colonials (1-4) fell just short against the Knights (1-3).

 

Bulldawg Classic

At Rumson-Fair Haven

Barnegat 61, Princeton 51

Senior Brendan Revello scored a game-high 20 points and the Bengals (3-0) topped the Little Tigers (0-3) to remain unbeaten heading into the New Year.

Revello buried a half-court shot to beat the halftime buzzer and cap a 16-6 run for Barnegat that sent the Bengals into the locker room with an eight-point lead.

Senior Isaiah Gerena posted 12 points and junior Jaxon Baker netted 10 for Barnegat.

Rumson-Fair Haven 77, People's Prep 55

Matt Laub and Ryan Patterson each scored 12 points and the Bulldogs (3-0) coasted to a win over People's Prep to cap the Bulldawg Classic.

 

Monroe Tournament

At Monroe

Consolation

Robbinsville 59, Brick 43

Senior Brandon Batista scored 14 points but the Green Dragons (0-3) fell to the Ravens (3-1) in the consolation game in Monroe.

 

Joe Pepe Classic

At Dayton

Championship

Hackettstown 57, Shore 46

Junior Chris Kessler scored 13 points but the Blue Devils (2-2) fell to the Tigers in the Pepe Classic final. Senior Ryan Paglia and junior John Smith earned all-tournament team honors.

 

Regular Season

Non-Conference

No. 5 CBA 64, William Floyd 39

Junior Mike White scored 17 points and the Colts (1-4) rolled past William Floyd for their first win of the season. Junior Dane Moran added 16 points and junior Colin Farrell chipped in 14 for CBA.