Girls basketball roundup

Girls basketball roundup


Girls basketball roundup


South Amboy Tournament

South River 62, Keansburg 40: Gabby Harris scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Lubica Zifovski scored 18 first-half points, leading South River (2-0) in the South Amboy Tournament. The Rams will play South Amboy in Saturday’s final at 12:30 p.m.

South Amboy 63, Henry Hudson 13: Amanda Lavigne scored a game-best 21 points and Shana Anderson added 14 points and six steals to lead South Amboy (2-2). The Governors will play South River in Saturday’s final of the South Amboy Tournament.

Gene Haley Memorial Tournament

Edison 69, Elizabeth 26: Marisa Daniels poured in a game-high 24 points to lead Edison (1-2) in the Gene Haley Memorial Tournament. Bianca Newsom added 15 points and Maggie Johnson chipped in 14 for the Eagles, who will play J.F. Kennedy in Saturday’s final.

Ernie Vajda Tournament

Wardlaw-Hartridge 51, Highland Park 37: Taylor Gerhart led all scorers with 27 points and Jess Gural added 14 to lead Wardlaw-Hartridge (1-1) in the Ernie Vajda Tournament. The Rams used a 15-5 run in the fourth quarter to pull away. Judea McDonald led Highland Park (0-3) with nine points and Carly Aversa, Rachel Beyer and Zoe Karagan each scored eight. The Rams will play Hillside for the title Saturday.

Hillside 48, J.P. Stevens 39: Rebecca DiSerio scored 13 points and Molly Yelecsics chipped in 10 for J.P. Stevens (0-2) in an Ernie Vajda Tournament semifinal. The Hawks will play in the consolation game Saturday against Highland Park.

Keith Benovengo Tournament

Scotch Plains-Fanwood 45, Mother Seton 30: Katie Harper scored 13 points, Amani Williams added 11 and Thabitha Dwunfour chipped in 13 rebounds to lead Scotch Plains-Fanwood (1-3) in the Keith Benovengo Tournament. Lena Buccigrossi led Mother Seton (1-1) with 12 points. Scotch Plains-Fanwood will play Woodbridge in Saturday’s final.

Woodbridge 56, Pope John XXIII 51: Gabby Jones paced Woodbridge (2-1) with 18 points as the Barrons charged into the final of the Keith Benovengo Tournament. Corrine Kist added 14 points for Woodbridge, which trailed 15-0 in the first quarter. The Barrons will play Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Monday’s final at 6 p.m.

Mount St. Dominic Festival

Gill St. Bernard’s 65, Rumson 48: Taylor Rooks led all players with 29 points and 11 rebounds, pacing Gill St. Bernard’s (3-1) in the Mount St. Dominic Festival. Jasmine Sina chipped in 18 points and Trevena Bennett narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds.

Piscataway 56, Mount St. Dominic 45: Kendrea Williams scored a game-high 17 points and Allierah McCoy added 10 points and six rebounds to lift Piscataway (2-0) in the Mount St. Dominic Festival. The Chiefs will play Immaculate Conception-Lodi at 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Len Sepanak Tournament

Linden 41, Colonia 34: Keajah Hall scored 17 points and NahQuasia Robinson added 10 for Linden (1-2), who used an 11-2 run in the first quarter to pull away for good in the Len Sepanak Tournament. Amber Tropeano led Colonia (0-2) with 14 points and Madison Stanley chipped in 12. Linden will play in the semifinals at either 2:30 or 4 p.m. Saturday.

Westfield 45, Mendham 28: Jacqueline Knapp scored 20 points and added seven rebounds to lead Westfield (3-0) in the Len Sepanak Tournament. Lillian Scott chipped in 12 points and six steals, and Amalia Monetes added six points and 12 rebounds. Westfield will play in the semifinals at either 2:30 or 4 p.m. Saturday.

Ridge 64, Pingry 18: Monica Schumacher led the way with 16 points and Sam Mahon chipped in 15 points as Ridge (2-1) advanced in the Len Sepanak Tournament. Chrissy Weyrauch added 12 points for the Red Devils, who will play in the semifinals at either 2 or 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

New Jersey Technical School Holiday Tournament

Piscataway Tech 27, Warren Tech 26: Jocelyn Bermudez stole an inbounds pass under the Piscataway Tech basket with 10 second left and scored a layup to put the Raiders (2-0) on top for good in the New Jersey Technical School Holiday Tournament. Bermudez scored a team-high 10 points in the game and La’Breya Correa blocked a potential game-winning shot at the buzzer. Piscataway Tech will play Morris Tech in Saturday’s semifinals.

Perth Amboy Tech 49, Woodbridge Academy 19: Yadlin Vargas led the way with 24 points, eight steals and seven rebounds for Perth Amboy Tech at the New Jersey Technical School Holiday Tournament. Karina Herrara added eight ponts and six steals for Perth Amboy Tech, which will play Sussex Tech at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Kiara Rodrigues led Woodbridge Academy with eight points.

Sussex Tech 40, East Brunswick 15: East Brunswick Tech fell to 0-2 and will play in the fifth-place game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Hillsborough Tournament

West Windsor Plainsboro-South 38, Hillsborough 35: Kelly Lenkey scored a game-high 12 points and Allison Wickman added nine for Hillsborough (1-2) in the Hillsborough Tournament.

Delaware Valley 56, Sayreville 55: Justine Doran poured in 29 points and Haley Pilone added 19 to lead Delaware Valley (2-0) into the final of the Hillsborough Holiday Tournament, where they’ll meet West Windsor Plainsboro-South Saturday. Jackie Rodriguez scored a game-high 31 points for Sayreville, which will play Hillsborough in the consolation game.

Millburn Holiday Tournament

Newark Academy 53, North Plainfield 25: Frankie Cherasaro scored 17 points for North Plainfield (0-3). The Canucks will play in the consolation game of the Millburn Holiday Tournament against the loser between Millburn and Roselle Monday at 1 p.m.

Cougar Classic at Montgomery

Monroe 47, Montgomery 46: Cindy Foresta scored 14 points, Erica Junquet added 13 and Ashlyn Petersen chipped in 12 to lead Monroe (3-0) at the Cougar Classic. Nicole Tatte pulled down 15 rebounds for the Falcons, who will play Steinert Monday at noon. Cameryn Benz notched a game-high 24 points and added 10 rebounds for Montgomery (0-3), who plays Bridgewater-Raritan Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Bridgewater-Raritan 59, Steinert 42: Sarah Brophy recorded 17 points, Julia Venturelli added 14 and Samantha Mitchell chipped in 10 for Bridgewater-Raritan (2-1) in the Cougar Classic.

Brunswick Holiday Tournament

South Brunswick 38, New Brunswick 19: Jackie Siva-Harrison led the way with 10 points and freshman Amber Brown just missed a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds for South Brunswick (2-0) at the Brunswick Holiday Tournament. The Vikings will play East Brunswick in Saturday’s championship game at 2 p.m.

East Brunswick 38, North Brunswick 33: Dayna Sclafani poured in 11 points and Julia Simoes and Allie Warren each scored nine to lead East Brunswick (2-0) in a Brunswick Holiday Tournament semifinal. North Brunswick (1-1) will play New Brunswick in the consolation game at 12:30 Saturday.

Lady Viking Holiday Classic

Atlantic City 62, Perth Amboy 24: The Panthers fell to 0-3 and will play in the consolation game of the Lady Viking Holiday Classic at noon Saturday.

Bulldog Holiday Tournament

Bernards 47, Keyport 34: Sara Ryan led all scorers with 14 points and six steals and Laura Galli scored seven of her 10 points in the fourth quarter to lead Bernards (1-2) into the final of the Bulldog Holiday Tournament. The Mountaineers will play Metuchen in the championship game Monday at 6 p.m.

Metuchen 51, A.L. Johnson 47: Senior Cassie Smith continued her hot start to the season, scoring 35 points and pulling down 12 rebounds, leading Metuchen (1-2) into the final of their own Bulldog Holiday Tournament. Smith scored 15 of her points from the free throw line. Metuchen will play Bernards at 6 p.m. Monday.

Over the River Tournament

South Hunterdon 41, Princeton Day 14: Julia Greenwood scored a game-high 12 points to lead South Hunterdon (2-1) in the Over the River Tournament. Lauren McBride added eight points and six rebounds for the Eagles.

Union Catholic Christmas Tournament

Bishop Ahr 42, Immaculata 39 (OT): Jenna Harsh scored six of her team-best 13 points in overtime as Bishop Ahr advanced to the final of the Union Catholic Christmas Tournament. Elle Cimillucca added eight points and six assists for the Trojans, who will play host Union Catholic in Saturday’s final at 7 p.m. The Vikings toppled Mount St. Mary 32-17 in the other semifinal. Alyssa Michalowski scored 13 points for Immaculata.

Lady Wave Tournament

Old Bridge 37, Lacey 36: Amanda Carney led the way with 11 points, Taylor Torre filled the stat sheet with seven points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead Old Bridge. Samantha Potts added six points, six assists and five steals as the Knights earned a berth in the championship game of the Lady Wave Tournament against Manalapan at noon Saturday.

Cougar Classic at Chatham

Governor Livingston 43, Columbia 37: Sara Dilly filled the stat sheet with 14 points, eight rebounds and eight steals and Patrice DiTommaso chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds to lead Governor Livingston (3-1). The Highlanders will play Hunterdon Central Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Cougar Classic at Chatham.

Hunterdon Central 43, Chatham 39: Carli Wilson scored 18 points and Mackenzie Roden added 11 for Hunterdon Central (3-0). The Red Devils will play Governor Livingston at 2 p.m. Saturday.

John Molinelli Holiday Tournament

Hopewell Valley 43, Voorhees 30: Allie Best and Erin Jones each scored 10 points for Voorhees (2-1). The Vikings will play in the consolation game Saturday afternoon.

Highlanders Tournament at Cairn University

Timothy Christian 50, Atlantic Christian 29: Hannah Saquian led all scorers with 24 points and added five assists and four steals to lead Timothy Christian (2-2) at the Higlanders Tournament at Cairn University. Michaela Csorny added 14 points and eight steals for the Tigers who will play in the final Saturday at 11 a.m.

East Orange Invitational Tournament

Plainfield 76, Paul Robeson 15: Breana Spencer scored a game-high 30 points and Drew Winter chipped in 12 for Plainfield in the East Orange Invitational Tournament semifinals.

Krah Classic Tournament

North Hunterdon 59, Northampton (Pa.) 52: Hailey Stine and Carolyn Giordano each scored 12 points to lead North Hunterdon (2-1) in the Krah Classic Tournament at Allentown Central Catholic (Pa.). The Lions will play in the final Saturday at 3 p.m.

Regular Season

West Windsor Plainsboro-North 45, South Plainfield 38: Sarah Cargill scored 16 points and Shannon Hughes chipped in 13 rebounds for South Plainfield (1-2).


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