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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