Girls basketball roundup

Girls basketball roundup


Girls basketball roundup


Metuchen 68, Wardlaw-Hartridge 50: Cassie Smith scored 38 points and hauled in 16 rebounds and Lianne Cifrodelli added seven points and six rebounds to lead Metuchen (7-6). Taylor Gerhart recorded a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Jessica Gural scored 19 points for Wardlaw-Hartridge (2-10).

Perth Amboy 44, Bergen Charter 28: Desirae Rivera led the way with 14 points, five rebounds and five assists and four steals for Perth Amboy. Oldania Pena recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers.

North Plainfield 53, Dunellen 46: Frankie Cherasaro scored a game-high 22 points and Ashley Marshall added nine points to lead North Plainfield (2-8) in an upset. Rachel Herbig led Dunellen (8-5) with 12 points.

Cardinal McCarrick 52, Highland Park 33: Brittany Clayton scored a game-best 21 points to pace Cardinal McCarrick (9-3). Rachel Beyer scored 10 points to pace Highland Park (0-11).

South Plainfield 68, North Brunswick 42: Naomi McNeill set a new career-high with 20 points to lead four South Plainfield (9-5) scorers in double-digits. Yasmeen Mighty added 14 points, Kate McLaughin chipped in 11 and Sarah Cargill had 10 for the Tigers. Kadijah Matthews and Kyra Fox each had 16 points for North Brunswick (6-7).

Middlesex 66, Carteret 38: Victoria Schweyher poured in a game-high 27 points and Zakiya Beckles and Rosie Guarino each added 12 for Middlesex (9-4). Courtney Hansen scored 20 points for Carteret (2-9).

East Brunswick Tech 22, Calvary Christian (Old Bridge) 21 OT: Jodie Janas scored 16 points to lead East Brunswick Tech to its first win of the season.

Mother Seton 53, Spotswood 45: Lena Buccigrossi scored a game-high 22 points and Nikki Melie added 16 points for Mother Seton. Mary Beth Barnosky led Spotswood with 12 points.

J.P. Stevens 37, New Brunswick 23: Kathy Tong and Molly Yelencsics each scored 14 points to lead J.P. Stevens (2-10). Destiny Betts scored 13 points for New Brunswick (0-11).


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