Mark Alstone poured in 36 points and Joe Tiegaro had 18 points, including seven in overtime, to power the East Brunswick Tech boys basketball team to a 76-74 win over Perth Amboy Tech Wednesday.
Brett Carmen added 13 points for the Tigers (2-0). Kelvin Perez dumped in 38 points and Jordan Little added 15 for Perth Amboy Tech (1-2). Jonathan Sosa added 13 for the Patriots.
Wardlaw-Hartridge 64, Dunellen 52: Senior forward Justen Davis put up 21 points and 28 rebounds to lead the Rams. Matt Rosado added 13 points and four assists for Wardlaw-Hartridge (1-1), which jumped out to an 11-0 lead. For Dunellen (2-1), David Johnson and Dylan Hoski scored 14 and 13 points, respectively.
South Amboy 49, Timothy Christian 38: Joe Fruncilo netted 18 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and grabbed 15 rebounds and Steve Herdman scored 18 points, including nine in the fourth quarter to fuel South Amboy (1-2). The Governors were a perfect 10-for-10 from the foul line. Brandon Summers and Jarrett Locke each had scored 12 points for Timothy Christian (2-1).
South River 64, Roselle Park 51: Tim Darrar had 21 points, Matt Martinez had 16 points and Sean Darrar added 13 for South River (1-2). The Rams outscored Roselle Park 33-16 in the second half.
Piscataway Tech 46, South Plainfield 32: Aziz Austin netted 12 points and Robbie Pierre collected 12 points and 10 boards to pace Piscataway Tech (2-0). Claude Payne scored 10 points for South Plainfield (0-2).
Dunellen 51, Woodbridge Academy 22: Kerry Johnson led Dunellen (3-0) with 20 points, seven rebounds and five steals. Grace Brennan had 16 points to pace Woodbridge Academy (0-2).
South River 49, Piscataway Tech 35: Alyssa Barry had 15 points and Lubica Zifovsky added 13 to lead South River (2-1). Zakeema Griswell netted 16 points for Piscataway Tech (2-1).
Timothy Christian 72, South Amboy 27: Ashley Sullivan (20) and Hannah Saquian (18) combined for 38 points and Natasha Audain added 19 rebounds for the Tigers. Amanda LaVigne had 20 points for the Governors.
Wardlaw-Hartridge 45, Cardinal McCarrick 42: The Rams (1-1) opened up a 13-point lead by halftime and sealed the win without ever trailing behind Taylor Gerhart’s 18 points. Vanessa Santana’s offensive rebound of a missed free throw allowed the clock to expire. Shannon McCleery’s 13 points topped the Eagles (0-3).
Middlesex 56, Highland Park 29: Gabby Guarino’s 12 points and Gina Santoro’s 12 points led the Blue Jays, who improved to 2-1. Dierra Doyle and Rachel Beyer had seven points each for the Owls.
J.F. Kennedy 73, Mother Seton 31: Crystal Carlucci and Taylor Freeman both collected 17 points and four rebounds, while Carlucci added five steals and Freeman added five assists. Nyla Ruiz’s nine points led Mother Seton, which was outscored 31-8 in the second quarter.
Perth Amboy Tech 49, East Brunswick Tech 9: Yadelin Vargas netted 22 points including nine in the first quarter to fuel a fast start.
La Salle (Pa.) 2, St. Joseph (Metuchen) 1 (OT): The Falcons (4-1) were defeated by the reigning Pennsylvania state champions with 24 seconds remaining in overtime. Dan Garb made 29 saves in net for St. Joseph and teammate Felipe Rodriguez tallied the team’s only goal.
4, Monroe 1: With the score tied at 1 heading into the third period, the Barrons netted three goals in the final 11:00 of regulation to knock off Monroe (1-5) for the second time this season. Tommy Bauer scored at the end of the second period to tie it for Woodbridge (5-3). Nick Kuchie and Kyle Mortensen scored in third before Eddie Parfitt’s empty netter.
Bridge 8, South Brunswick 0: Mike Cistone (three goals) and Jared Layer (three goals) combined to score six of Old Bridge’s eight goals. Dom Cuce had three assists and Peter Krzewinski had two assists for the Knights, which improved to 3-0. South Brunswick drops to 2-1-1.