Colonia topples North Brunswick

Colonia topples North Brunswick


Colonia topples North Brunswick


Dina Barrett scored 15 points and Amber Tropeano chipped in eight points as the unranked Colonia High School girls basketball team knocked off No. 7 North Brunswick 38-34 on Thursday evening.

The Patriots (7-9) went 5-for-7 from the free-throw line during the fourth quarter and 10-for-13 for the game. Jacki Eisdorfer hit a pair of foul shots with under a minute left in the final period for her only points and seal the victory.

Senior guard Stephanie Guevara led North Brunswick with 12 points, but the Raiders fell to 12-4.

Perth Amboy 49, Edison 46: Nadira Wilson scored seven of her 18 points during the fourth quarter, and yanked down 12 rebounds, as top-ranked Perth Amboy rallied to improve to 12-1. Kenya Adams and Janaysia James each tallied nine points and eight rebounds for the Panthers, who trailed by as many as eight points during the fourth quarter before a 10-0 run pushed them over the top. Morgan Peacock’s 21 points led all scorers for unranked Edison (6-9), which couldn’t quite finish the would-be upset.

63, Piscataway 57: Gabby Jones netted 18 points and Brielle Bannister added 13 to power ninth-ranked Woodbridge (9-6). Kendrea Williams scored a career-high 26 points for fifth-ranked Piscataway (8-6).

South Brunswick 45, East Brunswick 29: Danielle Padovano scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 3 South Brunswick. Ashley DeGroff posted 11 points in the victory, while Jackie Harrison yanked down 12 boards and dished out six assists for the Vikings (11-3). Celestine Thomore chipped in six points and 10 rebounds for East Brunswick (2-14).

Carteret 61, Mother Seton 40: Dominique Potter dropped in 26 points, including eight 3-pointers, and she dished out seven assists to lead Carteret. Courtney Hansen chipped in 21 points and five assists for the Ramblers (3-12). Lena Buccigrossi netted 13 points to pace Mother Seton (1-10).

Franklin 52, Hillsborough 27: Alexandra Jackson scored 10 points and Mary Trossi chipped in nine to send second-ranked Franklin (10-5).

Monroe 49, J.P. Stevens 31: Cindy Foresta netted 16 points as Monroe improved to 6-9. Freshmen Molly Yelencsics and Kathy Tong added 14 and 12 points, respectively, for J.P. Stevens (1-13).

Governor Livingston 52, Linden 36: Jada Lewis scored 21 points to pace eighth-ranked Linden (10-6).

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