Sayreville 58, Edison 53: Senior guard Corey Taite scored his 1,000th career point with a second quarter floater as the Sayreville boys basketball team defeated Edison 58-53 on Thursday night for its 12th straight victory.
Taite, who needed five points coming into the night, is the first Sayreville player to score 1,000 career points since Marcin Ziobrin did so in the 1998-99 season.
Jehvye Floyd led all scorers with 17 points and Rob Seraji added 10 for the Bombers (14-2).
Travon Washington led Edison (8-7) with 16 points, Devon Johnson netted 13, and Raekwon Ross added 11 as the Eagles pulled within one with under two minutes left, but Sayreville converted its free throws down the stretch.
St. Joseph 95, Perth Amboy 55: Karl Towns recorded 22 points, 15 rebounds, six blocks, and four assists and Wade Baldwin poured in 21 points and 10 assists to lead St. Joseph (15-1). Marques Townes added 19 points for the Falcons while Raven OWen had 11. Joseph Malave (14), Marquise Irizarry (13), and Nathaniel Melendez (12) all scored in double figures for Perth Amboy (8-5).
Union Catholic 60, Westfield 44: Isaiah Still scored a game-high 21 points, and Devine Eke chipped in 18 points to lead Union Catholic (13-2) to the win. David Kane scored 12 points to lead Westfield (8-7), and Sean Elliot dropped 11 points in the loss.
East Brunswick 54, South Brunswick 32: Amir Bell recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists to lead East Brunswick (8-3), which had nine different players on the scoresheet. Corey Lumpkin scored a team-high nine points in a losing effort for South Brunswick (6-7).
Ridge 49, Hunterdon Central 35: Senior Kevin Doolan had a team-high 12 points to go along with five assists to pace Ridge (13-2). Ryan Barnes finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Max Mahoney scored 10 points with eight rebounds in the win.
Hillsborough 56, Bridgewater-Raritan 51: Jalen Parham netted 19 points and Matt Hornich chipped in 17 points to lead the Hillsborough High School boys basketball team to a 56-51 win over Bridgewater-Raritan on Thursday.
James Smith added 11 points for the Raiders (11-2) while Vincent Pace scored a team-high 18 points for the Panthers (9-6) in the loss.
Montgomery 61, North Hunterdon 43: Chase Ta scored 19 points, Justin Kovacevich netted 17, and Tim Youreneff added 12 as Montgomery improved to 16-0. Ryan McDowell scored 19 points in a losing effort for North Hunterdon.
Linden 68, Patrick School 64: Quadri Moore scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half and Otis Livingston added 14 to lead Linden (14-2).
North Brunswick 63, Woodbridge 55: Kishan Patel and L.J. Williams each scored 13 points and Pranay Bhandare added 10 to lead North Brunswick (10-4). Zaire Robinson scored 18 points and Zahneer Shuler had 15 for Woodbridge (7-8).
Monroe 60, J.P. Stevens 56: Tyler Salzer scored 18 points and Chris Germano, Matt Cocorikis, and David Okoh all scored nine each to lead Monroe (8-6). Nick Dooley recorded 17 points and eight assists and Chewey Chukwuneke added 13 points and five assists for J.P. Stevens (4-12), which was down 15 at halftime but led by two at one point in the fourth quarter.
Cardinal McCarrick 73, New Brunswick 53: Sky Harris netted 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Cardinal McCarrick (4-8). Santiago Dervishaj added 16 points and Keyshawn Roache scored 13. Trevon Blakey finished with a team-high 19 points for New Brunswick (0-13) and Nadier Whitten had 14.
Perth Amboy Tech 48, Wardlaw-Hartridge 28: Jordan Little notched 19 points and 19 rebounds and Noel Garay added 13 points to lead Perth Amboy Tech. Ishmael Menns scored 18 points for Wardlaw-Hartridge.
Pingry 55, Bernards 45: Tom Foreman scored a game-high 24 points and Max Helfman chipped in 12 points to pave the way for Pingry (6-7). Doug DeMarrais scored a team-high 23 points, including 14 points from the free-throw line, to lead Bernards (5-8).
Governor Livingston 52, Roselle 46: Javon Reis-Wilson scored 20 points, while John Willis and Patrick Mahoney each chipped in nine points to lead Governor Livingston. Andre Williams and Justin Baston each had 12 points for Roselle in the loss.