SSZ’s first high school basketball highlights show features the Matawan boys winning in 2 OT and our first look at Manasquan star Marina Mabrey and the Saint Rose girls – check out all the action!


Click above to check out the highlights from three opening night matchups:

* Matawan needs double overtime to survive at Neptune – we’ve got all the dramatic highlights and post-game reaction from the Huskies

* Two Mabreys are better than one – Marina and Dara Mabrey overcome a halftime deficit to beat RFH – see the dynamic duo

* Saint Rose cruises at Ranney – highlights of the Saint Rose girls opening win

Each night, we’ll showcase the top performers from the night in high school basketball – you can tag us your top scorers on Twitter (@ShoreSportsZone) or email us your top players numbers to

SSZ Hoops Honor Roll – Boys from Friday, December 19th

1.  Scott White, Brick Memorial – 34 points in a 62-57 win at Toms River East

2.  Jack McGuire, CBA – 32 points in an 84-50 win vs. Freehold Township

3.   Brian Oehmer, Brick Township – 30 points, 12 rebounds in a 58-55 win against Jackson Memorial

4.  Gino Palummu, Howell – 26 points in a 62-48 win at Middletown South

5.  Jesse Hill, Point Pleasant Beach – 25 points in a 69-30 win vs. Mater Dei Prep

6.  Joe Piscopo, Matawan – 24 points in a 64-63 double overtime win at Neptune

6.  Dave Lunn, Pinelands – 22 points in a 64-61 loss against Lakewood

8.  Jack Laffey, CBA – 22 points in a 84-50 win vs. Freehold Township

SSZ Hoop Honor Roll – Girls from Friday, December 19th

1.  Stephanie Walters, Keansburg – 27 points in a 48-44 win against Asbury Park

2.  Marina Mabrey, Manasquan – 25 points, 14 rebounds in a 64-52 win at home against RFH

3.  Ashley Tutzauer, Toms River North – 23 points in a 46-28 win vs. Lacey

4.  Daria Jones, Jackson Memorial – 22 points

4.  Kat Phillips, Saint Rose – 22 points in a 72-20 win at Ranney

6.  Nicole Shatsky, Marlboro – 21 points

6.  Lindsey Havens, Point Pleasant Boro – 21 points in a 59-47 win vs. Central


What’s coming up this winter from SSZ

Shore Sports Zone is excited to bring you winter sports coverage.  In addition to highlights and shows on boys and girls basketball in the Shore Conference, SSZ will have two weekly promotions to showcase athletes on the hardwood.

IPlay America Game of the Week

Beginning in January, SSZ will post nominees for the IPlay America Game of the Week.  If your game is selected, we’ll bring Shore Sports Zone T-Shirts that cheerleaders will throw out to the crowd and we’ll do extended highlights and post-game reaction from your matchup giving the top performers of the game SSZ shirts!

Monmouth Building Center Game Ball

Every Saturday morning, we’ll look at the top performers from the week in high school basketball and ask you to cast your vote for a Monmouth Building Center Game Ball.  Each week, we’ll give SSZ Game Balls to a boys and girls outstanding performer!