We have a full schedule on deck for tonight.
The undefeated Rumson Fair Haven Bulldogs will return to action with a road trip to Holmdel. The Hornets got a big win over Colts Neck on Saturday.
Toms River North will try to get to 10-0. They are hosting a Brick Memorial team that is coming off a tough loss to Southern. The Mariners already beat the Mustangs once this season in the WOBM tournament.
Southern and Toms River East are two teams fighting to get back in the A South race. They will clash down in Manahawkin at 630.
For the nightcap, Middletown South will look to win a key B North game against crosstown rival Midd North. Hailee Hallard has been on a rampage for the Lions, scoring 37 and 33 in her last two games.
Here is the lineup
Freehold Twp 39, Howell 36
Freehold Twp (4-4) snapped a two game skid with a 39-36 victory over Howell (6-4) in A North. The Patriots are now at the .500 mark and have won two out of three in the division. They were able to hold off a late run by Howell to walk out with the win.
Sarah Hughes led the Patriots with 13 points. She scored 7 of her 13 from the free throw line. Kaity Potter had a solid day with 8 points. Hailee Porricelli poured in 6 points by sinking two three pointers, and Brianna Cucinelli chipped in with 5.
The Rebels put two players in double figures. Rachel Gazzola has been off to a nice start this season. Gazzola led the way with 11 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and an assist. Lauren Kocsis also added 10 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals. Perry Clifton contributed with 7 points and 4 boards.
Freehold Twp will host Colts Neck in another A North showdown tomorrow. They will look to avenge a 49-39 loss to the Cougars during the WOBM Christmas Classic. Howell will be on the road at Manalapan on Thursday.
No 10 Neptune 56, Manalapan 23
Neptune (8-2) remains unbeaten against A North competition after rolling past Manalapan (1-9). The Fliers opened the game on a 14-4 run and built a 33-9 halftime lead. They had a huge advantage on the glass, outrebounding the Braves 57-33.
Freshman Makayla Andrews led Neptune with 16 points, 10 rebounds, and a steal. Alexis Bennett added 14 points and dished out 3 assists. Bennett shot 3/7 from the three point line. Desiree Allen poured in 13 points and blocked 4 shots in the win.
Grace Depaleimo, Cassidy Deaver, and Christine Otitali all finished with 4 points for Manalapan.
Long Branch 44, Monmouth 26
Long Branch (4-5) defeated Monmouth (2-6) 44-26 in Class B North action. The Green Wave opened the game on an offensive surge and never looked back, cruising to a 36-13 halftime lead.
Hydeinah Moore posted a double-double, finishing with 12 points, 13 rebounds, and 2 assists. Anyssa Fields added 9 points, 3 rebounds, and an assist. Keidy Mar Laureano provided another scoring threat, tallying 8 points and grabbing 13 boards. Tygeria Colvin and Angelique Gathers both contributed with 5 points each.
Karley Trillhaase led Monmouth with 11 points. Precious Allah and Marisa Santoro both added 5 points in the loss.
No 5 Red Bank Catholic 58, Ocean Twp 21
Red Bank Catholic (8-1) has now won seven in a row after dominating Ocean (1-7). The Caseys opened the game on a 24-4 tear and never looked back.
Josie Larkins had another good night, finishing with 14 points to lead the team. Junior Katie Rice poured in 10 points, and Haley Moore added 7.
Morgan Bartlett led Ocean with 9 points, and Sarah Dente chipped in with 5.
No 2 St Rose 69, Mater Dei Prep 21
St Rose (9-1) picked up a win over Mater Dei Prep (4-6) in B Central. The Roses scored 30 points in the first quarter.
Jen Louro led the way with 17 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Ellyn Stoll and Elizabeth Marsciano added 11 points each. Lucy Thomas poured in 10 points, 9 boards, 4 assists, 2 steals, and a blocked shot. Sophomore Lauren Lithgow came off the bench and supplied 9 points and 4 assists.
Jill Williams led Mater Dei Prep with 9 points and freshman Katie Zoda added 7.
Trinity Hall 50, Keyport 39
Trinity Hall (5-2) has opened the season on a roll, winning 5 of their first 7 games. Tonight they picked up a critical B Central win over Keyport (6-4).
Bridget Andree went off for a season high 24 points. Andree scored 8 of her 24 from the free throw line. Colleen Cusat added 9 points, and Kathryn Kwapniewski chipped in with 8.
Sophomore Giana Piccini led Keyport with 12 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal. Alexis Bennett added 7 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 steals in the loss.
Marlboro 40, Freehold Boro 31
Jessica Broad scored 16 points as Marlboro (3-7) earned a much needed 40-31 win over Freehold Boro (3-5) in A North. Molly Weiss added 9 points on 3 three pointers. The Mustangs led by six at the half before extending their lead to 34-17 in the fourth.
Sydney Przygoda was the leading scorer for Freehold Boro with 8 points and 8 rebounds. Olivia Duffy added 8 points and 4 rebounds.
Pinelands 44, Keansburg 22
After a loss to Pt Boro, Pinelands (6-5) bounced back with a convincing non-divisional win over Keansburg (1-7). The Wildcats used a 17-6 run in the second quarter to build their lead.
Pinelands put two players in double figures. Ellie Sorrentino led the way with a game high 16 points. Madison Dancisin added 11 points. Jessie Rising finished with 9 points on 3 three pointers. Katie McGrotty chipped in with 6 points.
Anu Badru was the leading scorer for Keansburg with 9 points in the loss.
No 4 Rumson Fair Haven 64, Holmdel 38
Rumson Fair Haven (9-0) is still undefeated after tonight’s win over Holmdel (6-4) in A Central. The Bulldogs used a 22-8 second quarter run to take control of the game.
Hannah Scanlan was once again a strong presence in the paint, dominating with 21 points and 15 rebounds. Junior guard Tori Hyduke added 14 points, pulled down 6 boards, delivered 6 assists, and ripped off 5 steals. Freshman Lucy Adams gave the Bulldogs a nice spark off the bench, scoring 9 points in the win.
Sydney Coffaro led Holmdel, shooting 4-8 and scoring a team high 20 points. Christina Antonakakis added 6 points.
No 9 Red Bank Regional 58, Shore 51
Red Bank Regional (6-5) got their second win in a row by defeating Shore (3-6) 58-51. The Bucs held on despite a 21 point fourth quarter effort from the Blue Devils.
Meghan Murray led RBR with 16 points. Brenna Bonner added 8 points and shot 3/4 from the free throw line. Bridget Tobin and Mary Villardi both contributed with 7 points each.
Breanna Jackson led Shore with 18 points, and Emily Guo added 12.
No 3 St John Vianney 57, Matawan 14
St John Vianney (7-2) defeated Matawan in A Central (5-5). The Lancers created separation easily by scoring 40 points in the first half.
Kimi Evans led the Lancers with 18 points. It was a nice way to wrap up the night after Evans had been named as a nominee for the McDonalds All-American team. Sophomore Sarah Karpell added 11 points and hit 3 three pointers. Sejada Bonner supplied 8 points, and Sarah Furch contributed with 8.
Briyanah Richardson and Khoryn Bannis had 7 points each for Matawan.
No 7 Toms River North 52, Brick Memorial 33
Toms River North (10-0) defeated Brick Memorial for the second time this year. The Mariners are red hot and rolling through A South in the early part of the year.
Junior point guard Krystal Hund had her best performance of the season, leading the Mariners with a season high 14 points. Ashley Tutzauer added 13 points. Amanda Johnson poured in 10 points, and Jenna Paul contributed with 9.
Emily Dominguez scored a game high 19 points for Brick Memorial (4-4) in the loss.
Southern 37, Toms River East 32
Southern Regional (5-5) is at the .500 mark after getting their second straight win over Toms River East (3-5) at home in A South.
Colleen Brady led the Rams with 11 points, 6 steals, 5 rebounds, and an assist. Shauna McHale was a force in the paint, scoring 13 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, and blocking 7 shots. Lauren Cruse added 6 points and 10 rebounds.
Kamryn Lister scored a game high 17 points for Toms River East. Freshman Jordyn Madigan added 8 points in the loss.
No 1 Manasquan 60, Wall Twp 32
After defeating Long Island Lutheran on Sunday, Manasquan (10-0) kept the momentum going with a 60-32 win over Wall (3-6) in B North.
Stella Clark went over the 1,000 point mark in the win and led the team with 14 points. Clark was also named as a nominee to the McDonalds All-American team on the same day. Sophomore Lola Mullaney added 13 points. Faith Masonius poured in 8, and Dara Mabrey finished with 7.
Lauren Karabin led Wall with 9 points, and Jenna Karabin chipped in with 8.
No 6 Midd South 59, Midd North 40
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