Boys basketball roundup

Boys basketball roundup


Boys basketball roundup


Dunellen 58, East Brunswick Tech 45: David Johnson scored 33 points, including 15 from the free-throw line, to pace Dunellen (5-3), while Nick Petrozelli chipped in nine points. Mark Alston led the way for East Brunswick Tech (1-4), scoring a team-high 15 points in the loss.

Ridge 56, Marist 45: Derek Lyons scored 20 points, including 16 in the second half, to go along with six rebounds and four steals to pace Ridge (7-0) to the win. Kevin Doolan chipped in 19 points for the Red Devils.

South River 87, Wardlaw-Hartridge 61: Sean Darrar recorded 35 points and 12 assists and Matt Martinez contributed 19 points and 11 assists as South River (4-3) carried a 32-17 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.

Union Catholic 60, Westfield 44: Ashton Lofton scored a team-high 20 points, while teammate Isaiah Still chipped in 18 to pace Union Catholic (8-1) to the win. Westfield drops to 4-4 with the loss.

Bishop Ahr 52, South Plainfield 44: Bishop Ahr weathered a 12-5 first quarter opening run by South Plainfield to pull away for the victory. The Trojans used a strong third quarter to create their lead with a 12-6 advantage. Owen McLeod scored 18 points for the Trojans while Malik Cisson scored 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.

South Amboy 57, Perth Amboy Tech 40: Steve Herdman scored a game-high 18 points, 12 in the first half, while teammate Joe Funcillo finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds to pace South Amboy (5-2) in the win. Jason Oxner and Jordan Little scored 10 points each for Perth Amboy Tech in the loss.

Metuchen 59, Highland Park 32: Evan Collier scored a game-high 16 points, and teammate Hunter Clarke chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds for Metuchen (4-3). Nasir Boykins scored eight points and Harry Landis scored six points for Highland Park (0-6) in the loss.

Carteret 54, Piscataway Tech 42: Jaquan Robertson scored 10 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter as Carteret held off Piscataway Tech. The Raiders cut the lead down to four at the end of the third but got no closer. Jordan Lackey led the Raiders with 13 points and Kyle Wider had 12.


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