Evan Madigan hit a foul line jumper with 9 seconds to go to give RBC a 56-55 upset win over Rumson-Fair Haven ending the Bulldogs 13 game win streak. SSZ has highlights and post-game reaction along with great action from Point Pleasant Beach’s 59-52 triumph over crosstown rival Point Pleasant Boro
Red Bank Catholic 56 Rumson-Fair Haven 55
Evan Madigan his a foul line jumper in the closing seconds as RBC put an end to RFH’s 13 game win streak. The Caseys built a 12 point lead after three quarters, but RFH stormed back thanks to a 20 point 4th from Brendan Barry. Barry finished with 39 points, tying a career high. His layin off a Michael O’Connor steal gave RFH its first lead of the game, 55-54 with 17 seconds to go. But Madigan was clutch with his shot that dropped at the :09 mark. Barry looked for a buzzer beater, but his three pointer was heavily defended and fell out of bounds with 1 second left. Madigan and Eddie Hahn scored 16 apiece to lead the Caseys. Watch the action and post-game reaction here:
Point Pleasant Beach 59 Point Pleasant Boro 52
The Garnet Gulls had a 15 point halftime lead, but had to hold off a furious comeback attempt from the crosstown rival. John Duda scored 14 for the Panthers, who cut the 15 point lead to 3 in the 4th quarter before Jimmy Panzini put the game away with a steal and layin. Panzini had 21 for Point Beach who is now 11-7 on the season:
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