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Shore Conference Tournament - Bracket

Quarterfinals

At Middletown South High School

(2) Marlboro 85, (7) Jackson Memorial 44

All five Marlboro starters scored in double-figures and the Mustangs (21-2) dominated the Jaguars (17-6) to reach the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals for the first time since 2017.

Senior Zack Molod led the Mustangs with 19 points, six assists and three steals and went 4-for-6 from beyond the three-point line. Marlboro finished 11-for-17 from distance in the game.

Senior Jack Seidler added 18 points and senior Jonathan Spatola went for 16 points, 11 assists and eight steals for Marlboro. Senior Jay Ratner chipped in 13 points and 12 rebounds and senior Vin Spatola poured in 12 in the Mustangs rout.

Junior Samir Padilla scored 11 points and junior Respect Tyleek added 10 to lead Jackson Memorial.

(6) CBA 46, (3) Rumson-Fair Haven 41 (OT)

Junior Will Bradley and senior James Durney combined for 27 points and eight three-pointers as the Colts (17-5) held the Bulldogs (17-3) to 11 points in the second half and overtime to erase an 11-point halftime deficit and advance to the SCT semifinals.

Bradley finished with a team-high 15 points with four three-pointers and Durney added 12 with four treys of his own after coming off the bench. Durney's last three was a shot from a step inside midcourt that he banked in to end the third quarter, tying the game at 33.

CBA did not take its first lead until Bradley hit two free throws with 1:52 left in the game. The Colts took the lead again, 37-36, on a dunk by junior Joe White with 1:05 left. Rumson senior Trent Sloan tied the game by hitting one of two free throws with 26 seconds left.

Freshman Justin Fuerbacher got CBA started in overtime with a layup off a feed from senior Pat Lautato and Lautato went on to hit 6-of-8 free throws in the extra session to help put the game away.

White also led the defensive effort that limited Rumson senior leading scorer Scott Gyimesi to two points after halftime. Gyimesi finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds, while classmate Geoff Schroeder led the Bulldogs with 17 points -- 15 of which came in the first half.

CBA advances to play No. 2 Marlboro in the SCT semifinals Thursday in Toms River after the two Class A North rivals split their regular-season series.

(1) Red Bank Catholic 50, (8) Manchester 41

Senior C.J. Ruoff scored 11 of his game-high 18 points in the second half and the Caseys (21-3) fought off a challenge from the Hawks (18-5) to advance to the SCT semifinals for the second straight tournament.

Senior Alex Bauman added 11 points, including a critical three-point play with 5:05 left after Manchester had cut its deficit to one on its prior possession. The foul was also the fifth on Manchester 6-foot-7 junior Evan Weiner.

Sophomore Gioacchino Panzini chipped in nine points for Red Bank Catholic, which closed the game with a 13-5 run.

Seniors Savon Myers and D'Maari Brown each scored 12 points to lead Manchester, with all of Brown's points coming on four three-pointers.

(5) Manasquan 73, (13) Donovan Catholic 41

Freshman Darius Adams led four Manasquan players in double-figures with 20 points and the Warriors (20-4) routed the Griffins (16-7) to reach the SCT semifinals for the third straight season.

Manasquan will face No. 1 Red Bank Catholic Thursday at RWJBarnabas Health Arena in Toms River with a spot in the championship game on the line.

Adams also added five rebounds and four assists, senior Matt Solomon posted 12 points and 10 rebounds, and sophomore Ryan Frauenheim and freshman Griffin Linstra each pitched in 10 points and six assists for Manasquan.

Senior Jalin Butler led Donovan Catholic with 11 points while classmate Kyree Drake pitched in eight in the loss.