Notre Dame slips past Mater Dei
MONMOUTH >> Justin Yu pumped in 26 points and paced the Notre Dame boys basketball team to a close, 55-53, win over host Mater Dei on Saturday afternoon.
The Irish (9-2), winners of three straight games, also got a double-double from Michael Kane as he finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
EWING 42, MONROE 31 MONROE >> Caleb Stokes scored 15 points and helped the Blue Devils (54) stretch their win streaks to four games. STEMCIVICS 44,
WW-P SOUTH 42 BURLINGTON >> Shawn Tift led the way for StemCivics (7-5) with 18 points. Luke Burston was the lone player to reach double figures for the Pirates (6-5), finishing with 22 points. NOTTINGHAM 73, HAMILTON 62 HAMILTON >> Brandon Raba had 20 points, Javon Jenkins tallied 17 and Josh Morrison added 14 as the Northstars (4-7) prevailed. The Hornets (2-7) got 22 points from Zahir Davis, 15 from Jack Buofford and Lewis Griffith netted 10. The Hornets loss was their third in a row.
TCA 66, RUTGERS PREP 60 SOMERSET >> Butler-bound senior Khalif Battle led all scorers with 25 points, while EJ Evans and Jamir Watkins recorded 14 apiece for the Iron Mikes (3-7). WW-P NORTH 55, HUNTERDON CENTRAL 52 FLEMINGTON >> Isaiah Cureton’s 21 points and Jaden Sands’ 15 gave the Knights their fourth win, improving them to 4-5.
DOANE ACADEMY 70, PENNINGTON 56 BURLINGTON >> Nicklaude Saint-Juste tossed in 21 points, Chris Evans got 15 and Brandon Hendryx finished with 15, leading the way for the victors. The Red Raiders (1-13) lost for the 12 time in their last 13 outings.
MERCERSBURG 55, HUN 54 COLUMBUS >> The Greyhounds (4-6) snapped a three-game losing skid and got a team-high 12 points from Aaron Osborne. Marcus Gaffney added 11 points and Gerald Dougan scored 10 in the win. OTHER SCORES
Princeton 74, Ferris 47
Peddie 74, Hill 71
PDS 68, Newark Academy 45
Notre Dame’s Justin Yu, left, had 26 points in the win over Mater Dei on Saturday.