Jones, Moore lead Manchester to victory

Jones, Moore lead Manchester to victory


Jones, Moore lead Manchester to victory


Senior guards Mason Jones and Damien Moore each scored in double figures as they led the Manchester boys basketball team to a 58-57 Shore Conference Class B South victory over Monsignor Donovan on Tuesday night.

Jones finished with eight of his game-high 30 points in the second quarter and Moore added nine of his 20 points in the third quarter for the Hawks (6-9, 6-5).

Monsignor Donovan’s Jesse Hill scored nine of his team-high 18 points in the third quarter and Zack Wimmer added seven of his 10 points in the second quarter.

LAKEWOOD 81, CENTRAL 38: Senior guard Tyrice Beverette scored 24 points to reach 1,000 exactly for his career as the No. 3 Piners (14-1, 10-1) defeated the Golden Eagles (5-10, 3-8) in a Class B South game. Senior forward Jarrod Craddox added 17 points.

Central sophomore John Forrester scored a team-high eight points and senior Joe Reavis added seven points.

MATER DEI 68, ASBURY PARK 51: Junior guard Sam Miles had 14 points and nine assists and senior guard Tom Delahanty finished with 18 points as the Seraphs (7-7, 6-5) defeated the Blue Bishops (3-10, 2-9) in a Class B Central game.

Asbury Park senior guard D’Andre Pittman finished with a team-high 17 points and senior guard Will Lezin added 14 points.

LACEY 55, BRICK MEM. 45: Chris Iappico’s 22 points, Kevin Leahy’s 10 and Mike Boice’s 10 led the visiting Lions (6-9) past Brick Memorial in Class A South.

Iappico scored 14 first-half points, eight in the second quarter, as Lacey took a 25-17 lead. Mike Golden led the Mustangs with 14.

RED BANK CATHOLIC 46, HOLMDEL 42: Jesse Flaherty scored 11 to lead the host Caseys (10-7, 5-6) to a Class A Central win over the Hornets.

Flaherty and T.J. Verdiglione scored six each in the first half as the Caseys took a 23-15 lead. Gerad Nocera and Jeff Harris led the Hornets with 12 and 11, respectively.


CENTRAL 49, LAKEWOOD 18: Central’s Rachel Iozzia entered Tuesday evening needing six points to reach 1,000 for her career and wasted no time obtaining the milestone as the senior scored her team’s first 10 points of the game. Iozzia would lead all scorers with 16 points and deal out eight assists as the Golden Eagles (10-6, 8-3) flew past the Piners (0-18) in this Class B South Meeting.

With this achievement Iozzia (1,010 career points) becomes the third Central girls player to reach the 1,000-point mark in the last 25 years of Golden Eagles basketball joining Erin Fisher (2001) and Karren Kane (1989).

JACKSON MEM. 38, SOUTHERN 25: Stephanie Mason netted 12 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, to power the host Jaguars (14-3, 8-0) past the Rams (8-7, 5-5) in Class A South.

Mason’s fourth-quarter outburst keyed an 11-8 run. Jackson’s Kelly Jamison scored six of her nine in the third quarter, keying a 13-3 assault and sending the Jaguars in front, 27-17.

Jamison picked off 11 rebounds on the night. Teammate Hannah Missry finished with nine points and 13 boards. Allison Spaschak led Southern with 15 points.

TR NORTH 41, TR EAST 37: Senior guard Kendal Kauffman scored a team-high 16 points and senior forward Christina added 10 points as the Mariners (8-8, 7-4) defeated the Raiders (11-5, 8-3) in overtime of a Class A South game.

Toms River East senior guard Kristen Kennedy had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five steals and senior guard Marykate Sullivan added 10 points.


The Monmouth Regional player that missed two free throws with 54.8 seconds left in the Monday’s Monmouth Regional at Shore Regional boys basketball game was misidentified. The correct player was Daniel Curtis.


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