Amir Tyler is set to play Division I football at Temple, but first he’s got one more season of high school basketball at Lakewood High.  Tyler scored 31 in the Piners 70-62 win against Donovan Catholic.  SSZ has the highlights plus the top performers from Monday night

Lakewood 70 Donovan Catholic 62

Amir Tyler scored 10 in the first quarter and 31 for the game as the Piners held off a 2nd half rally from the Griffins.  Donovan Catholic got a 23 point game from Riley Collins after coming back from a 35-13 halftime deficit, but falling short on the road.

Top Scoring Performances from Monday


Maks Gruszecki, Central Regional – 36 points in a 60-53 win against Jackson Liberty

Amir Tyler, Lakewood – 31 points in a 70-62 win over Donovan Catholic

John Venturi, Point Pleasant Boro – 30 points in a 71-70 OT loss to Manchester

Tom DeFillippo, Henry Hudson – 26 points in a 60-50 win against Keansburg

Shavar Reynolds, Manchester – 26 points in a 71-70 OT win against Point Pleasant Boro

Riley Collins, Donovan Catholic – 23 points in a 70-62 loss to Lakewood

Kenny Buell, Brick Township – 22 points in a 49-45 win against Toms River South


Stephanie Walters, Keansburg – 25 points in a 43-24 win against Henry Hudson

Lyric Green, Manchester – 20 points in a 58-46 win against Point Pleasant Boro

Anissia Fucci – 20 points in a 58-46 win against Point Pleasant Boro