Thursday, January 26th
Class A North
Marlboro 61, Howell 31
Senior Alex Frank scored 19 points and classmate Sohan Ereti added 15 as the Mustangs handled the Rebels.
Junior Stephen Simone gave Marlboro 11 points, while junior DJ Orloff led Howell with 12.
Freehold Twp. 62, Manalapan 36
Senior Jaden Holmes-Cotter scored a game-high 22 points, while sophomore Nick Cardon scored 13 points to lead the Patriots to a one-sided victory over the Braves for a five-game winning streak and a Class A North Public win. Won a division title. .
Junior Anthony Leger led Manalapan with 12 points.
Class A Central
3rd place Raritan 49, Freeholdboro 33
Senior Jack O’Leary scored 15 points and grabbed 6 rebounds as the Rockets started the season with a 16-game win streak over the Colonials.
Senior Billy Tiger added 12 points and classmate Matt Agar added eight for Raritan.
Jr. Christian DiGiso led the Freehold Boro with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Matawan 67, Long Branch 59 (OT)
Senior Colin Halska hit a contested game-tying 3-pointer as time expired to send the game into overtime in regulation, and the Huskies won with a win over the Green Wave.
Haluska finished with a game-high 29 points. This was a sideline out of bounds with four seconds remaining and he was no better than a shot from the left that came out of play.
Sophomore Chauncey Brown scored 15 points, sophomore Amir Martinez had 11 points and 4 assists, and classmate Jayden Elijah added 10 points and 11 rebounds for Matawan, making him a roadster to Long Branch earlier this month. Got revenge on Ross.
Class B North
Colts Neck 66, Middletown North 38
Senior Will Sardes scored 20 points and sophomore Boba Trotsko scored 18 points to help the Cougars win over the Lions and become Class B North Champions at home to Middletown South on Tuesday. I gave you a chance to get a share of the ship.
Freshman Dillon Younger also scored 9 points for the Colts Neck, while junior Jason Quad led Middletown North with 10 points.
No. 4 Middletown South 62, Red Bank 59 (OT)
Senior Dylan Chik scored a game-tying, momentum-changing 3-pointer on his way to 18 points and 8 assists as the Eagles survived overtime against the Bucks to keep the Class B North championship within one win. I hit
Junior Will Nugent added 16 points and senior Pat Brown added 15 for Middletown South. A win at Coltsneck on Tuesday would secure his Second Division title five years later.
Red Bank Catholic 64, No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 56
Junior Tyler Burnham scored 14 of 18 points in the second half and the Caseys overtook the Bulldogs to move back to the .
Sophomore Ryan Pryor scored 13 of 16 points in the second half and junior Colin Kavanaugh scored all 13 points after halftime.
Junior Nick Rigby scored 15 points and senior Luke Mikolajczyk added 13 to give Lamson the lead, but sophomores Davie Kerr and Luke Scholl lost with nine points each.
Class C North
No. 2 St. Rose 67, No. 10 Runny 53
Junior Gio Panzini and freshman Jayden Hodge each scored 18 points as the Purple Roses pulled away with a win over the Panthers.
Sophomore Peter Mauro had 11 points and four assists, sophomore Evan Romano had eight points and three blocks, and junior Matt Hodge had six points, 14 rebounds and four assists.
Senior Jalil Betea scored a game-high 21 points and had eight rebounds, while classmate Isaac Hester added 12 to give Lanny the lead.
No. 1 Manasquan 60, Neptune 19
Sophomore Darius Adams edged his opponents overall with a game-high 28 points as the Warriors defeated the Scarlet Flyers.
Junior Ryan Frauenheim added eight points and four assists for Manasquan.
No.5 Pointboro 64, Wall 42
Senior Stephen Merrett scored a game-high 17 points while grabbing eight rebounds as the Panthers thrashed the Crimson Knights.
Senior Shan Ryan and junior Jake Venturoso each added 16 points to Point Boro, and Ryan also had six rebounds and five assists. Senior Noah he also brought Knauf he scored seven goals and he assisted six in the win.
Sophomore Tom Ekberg scored 11 points and senior Matt Eisenberg added nine points to lead the Walls.
Class C South
Shore 54, Monmouth 45
Senior Liam Gajewski led a balanced Shore offense with 13 points, and the Blue Devils outscored the Falcons in the first of two faceoffs in three days.
Senior Brett Sweeney and junior Alex George added 10 points each for the Shores playing at Monmouth Saturday at noon.
Senior Tahaj Wiggins led Monmouth with a game-high 22 points.
Brick Memorial 53, Manchester 41
Senior Josh Michigan scored a game-high 33 points and the Mustangs handled the Hawks.
Veteran Dorian Alston scored nine goals at Brick Memorial and three Manchester players scored in double figures. Veteran Evan Weiner (14), sophomore Aidan Lan (12) and junior Jamia Watts (10).
Point Beach 72, Toms River South 56
Freshman Jacob Edgecombe led five Point Beach players in double-digit scoring as Garnet Gulls beat the Indians.
Senior Kevin Barnes scored 17 points, junior John Coakley scored 11, and seniors Kyle Corrans and Steven Seaman each scored 10 points.
Sophomore Jordan Jones also led the Toms River South with 18 points, while junior Robert Pearson added 12 points and fellow classmate Kai Barkley lost out on 10 points.
Keyport 63, Academy for Urban Leadership 39
Senior Max Judson scored 18 points and the Red Raiders won the Urban Leadership Charter on the Senior Night.
Keynesburg, Somerset Institute of Technology, 5:30 pm
Wednesday, January 25th
Henry Hudson 43, Lakewood 42
Sophomore Jack Fitzpatrick scored 16 points and senior Luke Jacodin added 13 as the Admirals defeated the Piners.
Senior Derrick Marsh led Lakewood with a game-high 27 points.
Central 68, Allentown 45
Junior Miles Chevalier and sophomore Jacen Santucci each scored 25 points in a win for the Golden Eagles over the Redbirds.