Boys basketball roundup

Boys basketball roundup

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Dunellen 55, Scotch Plains-Fanwood 35: Junior David Johnson scored 27 points Dunellen used a 37-11 second half to improve to 8-4. Senior guard Nick Petrozelli added 11 points for the Destroyers. Chrisitan Lesojo and Quarryee Bull paced the Raiders (7-7) with 9 points each.

Edison 69, South River 66: Raekwon Ross made a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 50 seconds left, then hit a layup on the next possession to seal it. Ross finished with 31 points and Travon Washington added 18 for Edison (7-6). South River (7-6) got 34 points from Matthew Martinez and 20 from Sean Darrar.

Metuchen 49, South Plainfield 48 (OT): Artie Flaherty Jr. compiled 14 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and eight steals to spark Metuchen. Evan Collier and Hunter Clarke scored 11 apiece for Metuchen (9-4). South Plainfield (4-11) led by six entering the fourth quarter.

Spotswood 63, Bishop Ahr 54: Jake Dadika scored 32 points, hitting all 11 of his free throws, and Marlon Hart netted 18 points as Spotswood improved to 9-4. Bishop Ahr (7-5) got 24 points, five rebounds and four steals from Owen McLeod and 13 points and nine boards from Tom Weiler.

Ridge 66, North Hunterdon 27: Senior guard Kevin Doolan racked up 16 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals as the Red Devils improved to 11-2. Senior forwards Alex Wightman (8 points, 10 rebounds) and Ryan Byrnes (8 points, 8 rebounds) also boosted Ridge.

Montgomery 64, Phillipsburg 38: Senior Greg Tarca scored 17 points, Justin Kovacevich netted 12 and Alex Miller chipped in 11 as the Cougars improved 14-0.

St. Joseph 86, Piscataway 63: Senior Wade Baldwin racked up 20 points, 14 assists and five steals, while Karl Towns notched 23 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks as head coach Dave Turco earned his 200th win at St. Joseph. Senior Marques Townes chipped in 18 points and four steals and Breein Tyree added 10 points and four assists as the Falcons improved to 14-1. Turco is now 200-45 in nine seasons at St. Joseph and 363-106 overall. For Piscataway (3-10), Rachid Shimou scored 16 points and Joe Hines added 13.

St. Anthony 76, Bound Brook 20: Sophomore Anthony Perez paced Bound Brook with five points and five rebounds.

J.P. Stevens 38, New Brunswick 37: Francois Ballou recorded nine points and eight rebounds and Zach Marzano posted nine points and 12 boards for the Hawks (3-11). Nadier Whitten scored 21 to lead New Brunswick (0-11).

South Amboy 55, Raritan 48: Steve Herdman registered 22 points and five assists, Tim Kales scored 13 and South Amboy (8-4) shot 13 of 16 from the free-throw line.

Perth Amboy Tech 57, Somerset Tech 23: Junior Jordan Little racked up 17 points and 22 rebounds and junior Angel Ramirez chipped in 12 points and 10 boards for Perth Amboy Tech (6-4). Senior Tom Kelly paced Somerset Tech with 11 points.

Carteret 62 Middlesex 61: Jaquan Robertson tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds and Anthony Spinelli scored 15 to spark Carteret. Emilio Gonzalez paced Middlesex with 21 points.

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