Girls basketball roundup

Girls basketball roundup


Girls basketball roundup


Cougar Classic

Hunterdon Central 51, Governor Livingston 33: Senior Carli Wilson scored her 1,000th career point on a left-handed layup late in the first quarter, finishing with 14 points to lead Hunterdon Central to a 51-33 win against Governor Livingston in round-robin play of the Cougar Classic.

Kristina Benton added 11 points for the Red Devils. Lauren Sorrano scored 15 points on five 3-pointers to lead Governor Livingston in the loss.

Mount Olive Tournament

Olive 64, Somerville 57: Freshman Melody Van Ness tallied 15 points and five assists, while Bridget Douglas added 13 points and nine rebounds, but Somerville fell in the final of the Mount Olive Tournament.

Watchung Hills 50, Lenape Valley 39: Megan McFadden posted 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Kelsey Reed added 10 points to lead Watchung Hills in the consolation game of the Mount Olive Tournament.

South Amboy Tournament

South River 51, South Amboy 38: Alyssa Barry netted 16 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter when the Rams (3-0) used a 25-11 run to erase a 27-24 deficit in the South Amboy Tournament final. Alyssa Andrejic (10 points, 11 rebounds) and Gabby Harris (12 points, 13 rebounds) each posted a double-double for South River. Amanda Lavigne and Shana Anderson scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, for the Governors.

Ernie Vajda Tournament at Wardlaw-Hartridge

J.P. Stevens 54, Highland Park 30: Molly Yelencsics scored 16 points for the Hawks (1-2), while teammate Katy Tong netted 14 points in the consolation Ernie Vajda Tournament final. The Owls (0-4) trailed 25-15 at the half but were outscored 22-3 in the third quarter. Nine Hawks scored at least one field goal.

Hillside 48, Wardlaw-Hartridge 45: Taylor Gerhart scored 20 points and pulled down eight rebounds, but the Wardlaw-Hartridge School girls basketball team had no answer for Yasmine Robinson-Bacote in the final of the Ernie Vajda Memorial Tournament in Edison, as Hillside emerged victorious 48-45. Robinson-Bacote led all scorers with 38 points, making 10 free throws along the way. After Gerhart scored all 10 of Wardlaw-Hartridge’s (1-2) points in the opening quarter, the senior guard couldn’t get the ball to go through the hoop with the same consistency, as she scored 10 points in the final three quarters combined. Camille Menns scored 13 points and added six rebounds for the Rams and Joanna Brautigan chipped in six points and nine rebounds. Wardlaw-Hartridge closed the game on a 20-10 run, getting within one with 4.2 seconds remaining, but Robinson-Bacote sank two free throws for the final margin.

Hillsborough Tournament

Sayreville 44, Hillsborough 37: Jackie Rodriguez poured in 29 points, while teammate Amanda Quintero added 10 more for the Bombers (3-1) in the Hillsborough Tournament consolation final. Louise Borja netted 10 points for the Raiders (1-3), who were outscored 12-5 in the decisive fourth-quarter.

Holmdel Tournament

Holmdel 56, Spotswood 17: Mia Helping scored 13 points for the host Hornets in the Holmdel Tournament.

Gene Haley Tournament

Carteret 46, Elizabeth 43: Courtney Hansen scored 17 points, including 15 in the first half, to pace Carteret in the Gene Haley Tournament. The Ramblers led the entire game, building a insurmountable 34-16 halftime advantage.

J.F. Kennedy 48, Edison 38: Jolie Tang led all scorers with 24 points and Taylor Freeman added 14 points to lead J.F. Kennedy (3-0) to the title at the Gene Haley Memorial Tournament. Natalie Udoye paced Edison (1-3) with 14 points and 15 rebounds.

John Molinelli Holiday Tournament

Voorhees 79, Lawrence 36: Erin Jones scored 23 points and Taylor Noll added 10 points and eight rebounds for Voorhees (3-1) in the consolation game of the John Molinelli Holiday Tournament. Dana Croghan chipped in eight points and seven rebounds for the Vikings.

Len Sepanek Tournament

West Morris 48, Pingry 31: Mary Pagano and Cory Ransom each scored 10 points for Pingry (0-4) in the consolation game of the Len Sepanek Tournament.

Westfield 70, Linden 49: Lillian Scott had 26 points and three rebounds while Olivia Luzzi had 16 points and five assists to lead Westfield past Linden in the semi-finals of the Len Sepanak Memorial Tournament.

Mendham 55, Colonia 29: Madison Stanley scored 10 points and Kristen Wright had eight for Colonia (0-3) in a consolation game at the Len Sepanek Tournament. Michelle Stanton scored nine points for Mendhem, who had nine different players on the scoresheet.

All-Brunswick Tournament

North Brunswick 35, New Brunswick 31: Kyra Fox led all scorers with 13 points and Tatum Altman added seven for North Brunswick (2-1) in the All-Brunswick Holiday Tournament consolation game. New Brunswick fell to 0-3.

Highlanders Tournament at Cairn University (Pa.)

Philadelphia Montgomery Christian (Pa.) 44, Timothy Christian 43:Hannah Saquian made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points for Timothy Christian (2-3) in the Highlanders Tournament at Cairn University (Pa.) Final. Natasha Audain added eight points and 11 rebounds.

New Jersey Technical School Holiday Tournament

Morris Tech 35, Piscataway Tech 24: Jasmin Patterson scored 15 points for Piscataway Tech (2-1) in the New Jersey Technical School Holiday Tournament semifinals.

Lady Wave Tournament

Manalapan 63, Old Bridge 35: Marta Belli scored six points and Taylor Torre added five for Old Bridge (1-1) in the Lady Wave Tournament Final.

Union Catholic Christmas Tournament

Immaculata 42, Mt. St. Mary’s 30: Kaitlyn Roberto collected 16 points and 11 rebounds to help the Spartans win the Union Catholic Christmas Tournament consolation final. Teammate Anna Oliveri scored 11 points. Kristen Davis posted 18 points for Mr. St. Mary (2-2).

Len Sepanek Tournament at Ridge

New Providence 47, Ridge 34: Sydney Morang collected 20 points and nine rebounds as the Pioneers (2-1) won a Len Sepanek Tournament semifinal. Sam Mahon (12) and Monica Schumacher (11) scored in double figures for the host Red Devils (2-2).

Prime Time Tournament

Trenton Catholic 49, Rutgers Prep 42: Allison Girardi scored a game-high 15 points, including three 3-pointers, as Rutgers Prep (1-2) dropped its championship matchup in the Prime Time Tournament at Trenton Catholic. Deja Ingram scored 13 points in the win for Trenton Catholic.

Over the River Tournament at South Hunterdon

New Hope-Solesbury 33, South Hunterdon 29: Lauren McBride and Megan Donnelly scored 8 points apiece for the Lions (2-2) in the tournament final.

Clem Santy Tournament at Dunellen

Middlesex 69, Manville 20: Tori Schweyher scored 14 points, and added nine steals, seven rebounds and five assists for Middlesex (3-1) en route to a victory in the Clem Santy Tournament at Dunellen. Amanda Abate also chipped in 14 points. Julie Pankowski scored 9 points for Manville (0-4) in the loss.


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