Spahn reaches milestone as Freehold upends Red Bank

Spahn reaches milestone as Freehold upends Red Bank

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Spahn reaches milestone as Freehold upends Red Bank

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On a free throw in the second quarter, Freehold senior guard Camerin Spahn reached 1,000 points for her career. The NJIT recruit finished with eight points to go along with eight rebounds and four assists as the third-seeded Colonials eliminated No. 14 seed Red Bank, 50-30, in a Central Jersey Group III first-round game on Tuesday evening.

Rebecca Cobb had 15 points to go along with six rebounds, while Kim Dana had 14 points for Freehold.

Spahn needed three points to get to 1,000 as she finished the game 1,005 for her career.

NEPTUNE 70, WALL 51: Senior forward Ivy Harrington and junior forward Iyonna Crenshaw each scored a team-high 18 points and 10 rebounds as the fourth-seeded Scarlet Fliers (19-5) used an 11-for-14 showing from the line during a 23-8 fourth quarter to outlast the 13th-seeded Crimson Knights (12-12) in Central Jersey Group III.

Senior point guard Desiree Moss added 16 points and a team-high six assists for Neptune, which will host No. 5 seed Lawrence in a sectional quarterfinal on Thursday evening. The Scarlet Fliers have been to the last five CJ III finals, winning four straight from 2008-11.

For Wall, junior guard Ellen Dougherty scored a game-high 21 points.

MIDD. NORTH 57, ALLENTOWN 35: Senior guard Nicole Tollevsen scored a game-high 21 points, senior forward Emily Lavin added 14 and the seventh-seeded Lions (14-6) pulled away from the 10th-seeded Redbirds in CJ III.

Middletown North will play a sectional quarterfinal on Thursday at No. 2 seed Hopewell Valley.

MIDD. SOUTH 71, HIGHTSTOWN 25: Senior forward and Wagner recruit Jackie Dluhi scored a game-high 15 points to go along with five rebounds and five assists to lead the top-seeded Eagles (21-3) past the 16th-seeded Rams (7-17) in CJ III.

Middletown South, which registered 24 assists on 29 baskets, will host eighth-seeded Northern Burlington on Thursday in a sectional quarterfinal.

SJ VIANNEY 85, IMMACULATA 43: Senior guard Lyndsay Rowe scored 12 first-half points and all of her game-high 20 over the first three quarters to lead the fifth-seeded Lancers (16-10) past the 12th-seeded Spartans in a Non-Public South A first-round matchup.

Rowe, a Wagner recruit, added seven rebounds and five assists, while junior forward Katie Beriont scored 11 first-quarter points on her way to 18.

St. John Vianney, which won four straight Non-Public A titles from 2008-11 and has been to the last five Non-Public South A sectional finals, is at No. 4 seed Holy Spirit on Thursday for a sectional quarterfinal.

CENTRAL 56, CAMDEN 27: Senior guard Rachel Iozzia scored eight points and handed out a single-game school record 15 assists as the third-seeded Golden Eagles (14-9) raced out to leads of 16-2 after one and 33-2 at halftime before defeating the 14th-seeded Panthers in the first round of South Jersey Group III.

Sophomore guard Jackie Bobinski scored 14 points and junior guard Brianne Allender added 13 for Central, which will host No. 6 seed Timber Creek on Thursday evening in a sectional quarterfinal.

SHORE 55, SOUTH AMBOY 17: Senior guard Gina Ruscil scored eight first-half points and all of her game-high 16 over the first three quarters as the sixth-seeded Blue Devils (10-15) eliminated the 14th-seeded Governors (6-11) in Central Jersey Group I.

Junior forward Emily Reiser added 14 points for Shore, which is at No. 3 seed Middlesex for a sectional quarterfinal on Thursday evening.

KEYPORT 34, PERTH AMBOY TECH 29: Rachel Trigg dealt out four assists while scoring a team-high 11 points, including eight in the second quarter, as the ninth-seeded Red Raiders (10-12) overcame the eighth-seeded Patriots (13-12) in CJ I.

Jill Trigg scored 5 of Keyport’s 16 fourth quarter points to help forge the late game Red Riaders comeback, while teammate Erin Harrigan grabbed 11 rebounds to go along with her seven points.

Keyport moves on to play top-seeded and Class B Central rival Point Beach on Thursday in a sectional quarterfinal.

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