VOTE: Girls Basketball Player of the Week
Shore Conference Girls Basketball Player of the Week (Feb. 11 through Feb. 18)
Week 7: Jordan Hyman, Raritan
Week 6: Teyonce Wilson, Monmouth
Week 5: Nicole Platten, Toms River East
Week 4: Hannah Orloff, Freehold Twp.
Week 3: Kristina Donza, Jackson Memorial
Week 2: Shelby Barksdale, Mater Dei
Week 1: Jac Ward, Southern
Faith Masonius, Manasquan (Sr. G/F 6-1)
Masonius deposited six of her 27 points in overtime to help the fourth-seeded Warriors stave off 12th-seeded Red Bank, 61-58, in the semifinals of the Shore Conference Tournament. She added 13 rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Lola Mullaney, Manasquan (Sr. G 5-10)
Mullaney pumped in 21 points in a 61-23 victory over Freehold Twp. in the Round of 16 of the SCT and finished with 22, three boards and three assists on Saturday in the overtime triumph against Red Bank in the quarterfinals.
Brynn Farrell (Jr. G/F 5-11), St. Rose
Farrell did plenty of scoring as St. Rose cruised through its first two contests in the SCT but supplied much more than that. Her 22 points, seven rebounds, one assist and one steal was welcomed in a 57-33 win against Donovan Catholic in the first round and she followed up with 25 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and two blocks as the Purple Roses eliminated Marlboro, 88-49, in the quarterfinals.
Sajada Bonner (Sr. F 6-0), St. John Vianney
A picture of consistency all season, Bonner was a driving force behind the Lady Lancers' march into the semifinals of the SCT. She dropped in 18 to go with four boards, three assists, two steals and a block during a 72-40 win over Jackson Memorial in the Round of 16 and came back with 18 points, four boards, a steal, an assist and a block on Saturday as SJV took down Middletown South, 66-38.
Destiny Adams, Manchester (So. F 6-3)
Adams was an influencing element in the Hawks' drive to the first-ever appearance in the SCT semifinals. She pumped in 22 points to complement six boards, three steals, three blocks and an assist during a 67-33 verdict over Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday in the quarterfinals. Two days earlier, she collected 13 points, nine rebounds, five steals, three blocks and two assists as Manchester topped Trinity Hall, 67-33, in the Round of 16.
Leilani Correa, Manchester (Sr. G 6-0)
The gliding Correa effortlessly worked both ends of the floor for the Hawks. She picked up 18 points, nine steals, seven rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot against Trinity Hall and came back on Saturday to post 14 points, six steals, five boards and a rejection in the win over RFH.
Meghan Murray, Red Bank (Sr. G 5-10)
The 12th-seeded Bucs crashed the SCT quarterfinals with Murray leading the charge. After delivering 18 points, including the 1,000th of her career, in a 51-44 win against Southern in the preliminary round, Murray accounted for 20 points, five steals, three assists, three blocks and two rebounds in a 65-62 upset of fifth-seeded Red Bank Catholic, ending a 23-game losing streak to the crosstown foe dating back to 1998. In the quarterfinals, her 21 points - marked by a game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation - five boards and four steals were part of gritty overall team performance in a 61-58 overtime loss to defending champion Manasquan.
Caitlin Wingertzahn, Trinity Hall (Jr. F 6-1)
The 19th-seeded Monarchs upended 14th-seeded Middletown North, 40-33, in the preliminary stage of the SCT, keyed by 16 points, seven rebounds and four blocks from Wingertzahn. She was responsible for 17 points in a 69-38 loss to third-seeded Manchester in the Round of 16 but netted 11 to go with nine rebounds and four blocks on Saturday as Trinity Hall locked up its first B Central crown with a 50-20 win against Henry Hudson.