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Sunday, Feb. 6

Metro Classic

At RWJBarnabas Health Arena

No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 51, Newark Arts 47

Senior Scott Gyimesi scored a game-high 24 points and the Bulldogs (13-2) scored their second win of the season over a team from Newark and ninth straight victory overall, this time rallying from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat Arts (10-5).

 

Coaches vs. Cancer

At Holy Cross Prep

Life Center 67, No. 4 St. John Vianney 46

Senior Nate Williams scored 22 points but Life Center (14-10) was too much for the Lancers (16-4) to handle Sunday afternoon. Junior Connor Howard added eight points and senior Omar Calderon chipped in seven points and eight rebounds in the win.

 

Non-Conference

Bergen Catholic 68, No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 48

Sophomore Colin Cavanaugh caught fire in the first half to lead Red Bank Catholic to a five-point halftime lead, but the Crusaders (13-6) blitzed the Caseys (17-3) in the second half on the way to a 20-point win.

Cavanaugh went 3-for-4 from three-point range in the first half and finished with nine points, while classmate Gioacchino Panzini led Red Bank Catholic with 11 points. Senior Cyril Arvanitis also hit three three-pointers for nine points in the loss.

Senior Julian Brown scored 19 of his game-high 22 points to lead Bergen Catholic, which outscored Red Bank Catholic, 49-24, in the second half after the Caseys held the visitors to 19 over the first 16 minutes.

Brandon Benjamin added 15 points and nine rebounds and senior Will Richardson helped the Crusaders stem the early tide with eight of his 14 points in the first half.

Both teams played short key players, with sophomore Zach Meeks still out with a sprained ankle for RBC and sophomores Elliot Cadeu and 6-foot-8 T.J. Copeland unavailable for Bergen Catholic, which entered Sunday ranked No. 16 in N.J. by NJ Advance Media.