There was plenty of action around the Shore on Friday and Saturday. St Rose picked up a critical win over Franklin at Roselle Catholic. Manasquan put together a run in the second half to defeat Rumson Fair Haven. The Warriors trailed at halftime but found a way to win!
Here Is A Quick Roundup
Red Bank Catholic 53, Newark Tech 50
Red Bank Catholic (17-2) held on after facing a serious challenge from Essex County power Newark Tech. The Caseys continue to look impressive as they are cruising toward the playoffs.
Josie Larkins has been lighting it up against the best teams all year! Larkins hit two three pointers and led RBC with a game high 16 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals. Katie Rice added 8 points and 3 rebounds. Tia Montagne and Hayley Moore both contributed with 7 points each.
Abby Lawrence led Newark Tech with 16 points and 4 rebounds. Jaylah Bennett poured in 9 points. Mariah Perez and Jayla Thornton supplied 8 points each in the loss.
St Rose 71, Trinity Hall 31
St Rose ran past Trinity Hall for the second time this season in B Central.
Lucy Thomas posted a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Mikayla Markham hit 3 three pointers and finished with 15 points and 7 assists. Elizabeth Marsicano exploded for 14 points and 14 boards. The Roses scored 53 points in the first half!
Colleen Cusat led Trinity Hall with 12 points and 4 rebounds. Bridget Andree added 9 points and 11 boards in the loss.
Red Bank Regional 59, Long Branch 40
Red Bank Regional picked up a non-divisional win over Long Branch.
Mary Vilardi scored 12 points and Meghan Murray contributed with 10 to lead the RBR offense.
Quayniece Page hit two three pointers and scored 14 points for the Green Wave. Angelique Gathers poured in 12 points and 7 rebounds.
Toms River South 34, Brick Twp 32
Toms River South finished the game on a 15-9 run to earn a victory over Brick Twp in A South.
Emily Donzanti scored 13 of her 15 points in the fourth quarter to pace the Indians offense. Donzanti also dished out 4 assists and ripped off 4 steals. Danielle Ferreri was also a strong presence, scoring 10 points and blocking 3 shots. Caitlin Carroll added 6 points and 8 rebounds in the win.
Brielle Dutka led Brick with 8 points. Danielle Christ added 7 points.
Donovan Catholic 48, Lacey 40
Donovan Catholic swept the season series with Lacey in B South.
Melissa Buxton led the way with 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals. Mollly Collins hit 3 three pointers and finished with 15 points and 3 steals. Paige Slaven added 7 points and Alyssa Hirschy chipped in with 4. The Griffins dominated the glass with 25 total rebounds.
Karlie Kuhn was the leading scorer for Lacey with 12 points, and Brianna Scott added 9.
Manchester 51, Barnegat 38
Manchester is getting closer to clinching the B South title with a win over Barnegat.
Serenity Anderson hit 3 three pointers and scored 12 points for the Hawks. Kemari Reynolds added to the scoring threat with 11 points. Asha Harper added 11 points, and 9 rebounds off the bench. Dakota Adams was a force on the glass, impacting the game in a major way with a game high 22 rebounds. The younger Adams finished with 7 points. Khamiya Spence also poured in 7 points in the win.
Ashley Toner led Barnegat with 10 points, and Shannon McCoy chipped in with 7.
Freehold Boro 49, Mater Dei Prep 47
Freehold Boro held on for a win despite a 19 point fourth quarter from Mater Dei Prep.
The Colonials put three players in double figures. Sydney Przygoda scored 22 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, and came up with 4 steals. Olivia Duffy added 13 points, and Kayla Fletcher finished with 10.
Cassidy Stimpson scored 23 points for Mater Dei Prep. Jill Williams added 10 points, and Samantha Napoli chipped in with 7.
Pt Pleasant Boro 35, Pinelands 18
Pt Pleasant Boro defeated Pinelands in B South.
Ally Lassen had a big day in the paint, supplying 22 points and 12 rebounds. Kate Leturgez added 7 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals.
Jessie Rising led Pinelands with 8 points, and Katie McGrotty added 5.
Jackson Memorial 38, Central 27
Jackson Memorial earned a win over Central in A South. The Jaguars jumped out to a 20-11 lead in the first half.
Dani Evans scored 12 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, came up with 4 steals, and blocked 2 shots. Bianca Giordano and Kylee Sullivan added 9 points each. All of Sullivan’s points came on three point shots.
Mercedes Corbin and Noah Smith led Central with 8 points each.
Jackson Liberty 50, Lakewood 29
Jackson Liberty earned their second win over Lakewood this year.
Kristina Donza led Jackson Liberty with 23 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and 1 assist. Hailee McGee added 16 points, 5 steals, and 4 rebounds.
Lexi Green scored 10 points for Lakewood, and Iyala Donaldson chipped in with 8.
Pt Pleasant Beach 40, Keansburg 30
Pt Pleasant Beach earned their ninth win of the season by taking down Keansburg in B Central.
Cadyn Dering led the Gulls with 12 points. McKayla Hughes added 8 points.
Anu Badru was the leading scorer for Keansburg with 9 points.
Manasquan 70, Rumson Fair Haven 61
Manasquan trailed 41-38 at the half, but used a 14-6 third quarter to get the advantage in a non-divisional win over Rumson Fair Haven. The Warriors are now 19-1 on the season.
Dara Mabrey put on a show for the fans, scoring 30 points. Mabrey connected 10 times from the free throw line. She also nailed two three pointers. Faith Masonius nearly had a double-double with 10 points and 8 rebounds. Carly Geissler added 9 points. Stella Clark and Lola Mullaney contributed with 7 points each.
Tori Hyduke led Rumson Fair Haven with 19 points. Hannah Scanlan finished with 17 points and 5 rebounds. Mikaela McGarvey hit 3 three pointers and supplied 12 points, and Lucy Adams chipped in with 4.
St Rose 50, Franklin 47
Ellyn Stoll hit two critical free throws to seal a 50-47 win for St Rose over Franklin. This puts the Roses in a very interesting position with the huge game against Manasquan right around the corner. The Warriors are coming to St Rose next Saturday with state rankings on the line!
Mikayla Markham led the Roses with 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals. Lucy Thomas poured in 10 points and 6 rebounds. Jen Louro added 7 points and 7 boards. Stoll along with Alex Pendergrass contributed with 7 points apiece.
Diamond Miller led Franklin with 18 points.
Neptune 71, Trenton 41
Neptune just keeps on rolling with their 17th win of the season over Trenton in non-conference action.
Desiree Allen put on an impressive performance, shooting 16/21 from the field for a game high 36 points. Allen also grabbed 11 rebounds, ripped off 6 steals, and dished out 3 assists. Alexis Bennett finished with 10 points for the Fliers.
Freehold Twp 45, Southern 34
Freehold Twp used a 20 point fourth quarter to earn a non-divisional win over Southern Regional.
Sarah Hughes hit 10 free throws and finished with a game high 19 points. Brianna Cucinelli added 8 points, and Kaity Potter contributed with 7.
Colleen Brady led the Rams with 9 points, and Kaela Curtin added 6.
Monmouth 42, Matawan 41
Precious Allah hit a game winning basket with 30 seconds left to lead Monmouth to a 42-41 victory over Matawan. Allah scored 9 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter. She also grabbed 8 rebounds and came up with 3 steals. Charlotte Gage added 5 points, 5 steals, and 3 assists. Karley Trillhaase supplied 4 points and 5 rebounds.
Khoryn Bannis led Matawan with 14 points, and Adrianna Fletcher chipped in with 12.
St John Vianney 52, Marlboro 13
St John Vianney opened up with a 25-10 halftime lead and never looked back in a win over Marlboro.
Kimi Evans scored 16 points. Maddie Doring added 10 points. Sajada Bonner and Julia Ramos contributed with 5 points each.
Jess Broad scored 5 points for Marlboro.
Roselle Park 33, Ranney 13
Ranney fell to Roselle Park in non-conference action.
Allison Sobieski scored 6 points in the loss.
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