Ian O’Connor scored 14 points in the second half as RFH had to hold off a late rally from Point Pleasant Beach in a 63-61 win on Saturday afternoon. SSZ has highlights from two of the Shore’s top boys basketball teams
Rumson-Fair Haven 63 Point Pleasant Beach 61
Three RFH Bulldogs scored in double figures in matchup of two nine win teams. Point Pleasant Beach took a 25-24 lead at the half thanks to a Danny Frauenheim layup following a turnover. Rumson’s Teddy Soulis delivered three straight three-pointers to open the third quarter to put the Bulldogs up 33-25. Sourlis had 14 including four triples and Ian O’Connor scored all 14 of his points in the second half. Tyler Pierson added 12 for the 10-0 Bulldogs. The Garnet Gulls trailed by 15 in the fourth quarter and were down 58-49 with 1:03 to go in the game. Point Beach mounted a comeback attempt by scoring 12 points in the final minute, but RFH made just enough free throws to hold on for the win. Frauenheim led the Garnet Gulls (9-2) with 19 points as a nine game win streak was broken. Watch the action from Saturday in Rumson:
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