RBR BOYS LOSE AS LADY BUCS ADVANCE

Red Bank Regional’s Matt Reardon led all scorers with 26 points, but the Bucs had no answer to the hot hand of Ocean Township’s Jake Talarico, who knocked down six three-pointers Monday. Playing at home, the Spartans won, 65-58, to advance in the boys’ B North Central Group 3 playoffs. Shore Sports Zone was there with its video cameras to catch the action.

In other state championship action, the Lady Bucs of RBR topped Steinert, 57-54 to advance in the Group 3 tournament.

ANTOINE-LED RANNEY TAKES MARTIN CLASSIC

At the Albert E. Martin Classic final Wednesday night, Ranny School freshman Bryan Antoine scored 27 points as the Panthers topped Red Bank Regional, 67-51, in front of a capacity crowd in Little Silver. Antoine scored 88 points in the three games and was named tournament MVPShore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

Earlier in the day, RBR’s girls’ basketball team lost to Holmdel, 52-39, in the final ofthe Bayshore Classic in Holmdel. Those highlights are here. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone.)

RBR, RANNEY TO FACE OFF IN MARTIN CLASSIC

Sadiq Palmer scored 22 and sophomore Matt Reardon put up 14 as host and defending champs Red Bank Regional topped Central Regional, 58-35, at the Albert E. Martin Classic in Little Silver Monday. 

Meanwhile, with four freshmen on the starting squad, Ranney School, led by Bryan Antoine’s 34 points, ran away from Sayreville, 71-57 in a dunkfest. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights of those two games and more.

RBR and Ranney are scheduled to battle for the tournament title Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Little Silver. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone.)

RBR ADVANCES IN MARTIN TOURNEY

Sophomore Devin Cooper poured in 18 to lead all scorers as defending Albert E. Martin Classic champs Red Bank Regional busted open a 24-15 halftime advantage in Little Silver Sunday. The Bucs went on to win, 58-37, and advance to the semifinals against Central Regional Monday afternoon. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

RBR TOPS RBC, 46-40

Sadiq Palmer scored 13 as Red Bank Regional beat Red Bank Catholic in Little Silver Wednesday night. The 2-1 Bucs next face Sayreville in the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic on Sunday. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

RBR LOSES HEARTBREAKER TO NEPTUNE

Matt Reardon hit what would have been a game-tying three-pointer, but it dropped after the buzzer, leaving Red Bank Regional on the short end of a 40-37 game against Neptune in Little Silver Monday. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.

RBR WINS, BOTH RFH TEAMS LOSE OPENERS

High school basketball returned to the Greater Red Bank Green Friday night with Red Bank Regional grabbing a win in its season-opener on the road in Wall Township.

Meanwhile, over in Rumson, the Rumson-Fair Haven Lady Bulldogs dropped one to Manasquan, and their male counterparts lost to the Manasaquan boys on the road as R-FH scoring star Brendan Barry sat out the game with an injury.

Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights of all three games here.

CASEYS BACK TO FORM WITH 33-14 WIN

Coming off their week-prior loss to Red Bank Regional, the Red Bank Catholic Caseys rebounded impressively on the road against Manalapan Friday night, coming away with a 33-14 win.

Coverage starts at 4:10 on the Shore Sports Zone reel. (Photos courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)

RBR HALTS RBC STREAK WITH 24-21 HOME WIN

With both teams coming in at 5-0, the Red Bank Catholic at Red Bank Regional football clash stoked expectations Friday night. And the crosstown rivalry delivered the drama.

In this snippet from Shore Sports Zone highlights, Bucs QB Jack Navitsky breaks loose for a 58-yard touchdown run with 5:57 to play in the fourth quarter, sealing the Bucs’ 24-21 victory.

The win was the first by the Bucs against the Caseys since 2oo4. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)

RBC CASEYS STOP COLTS NECK COLD

Four Red Bank Catholic ballcarriers scored touchdowns and the defense held Colts Neck scoreless in a 25-o road win Saturday afternoon. The Caseys are now 5-0 as they head into Friday night’s matchup against undefeated Red Bank Regional at Little Silver Friday night. (Video and photos courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)

ROAD WINS PUT BUCS & CASEYS AT 3-0

Week three of the 2015 high school football season kicked off with Friday night victories by Red Bank Regional and Red Bank Catholic, and the video cameras of Shore Sports Zone were there.

On the road at Ocean Township, the RBR Bucs’ 16-6 win was highlighted by an 88-yard TD by Matt Reardon on a a Jack Navitsky pass to end the third quarter. Reardon also busted up Ocean’s attempt for two after its lone touchdown. The Bucs are now 3-0 on the season.

Zip ahead to 9:15 to see how the 2014 state champion RBC Caseys dismantled Neptune on the road, 35-0. Mike Wilen scored two running TDs and one on a pass by quarterback Eddie Hahn, who ran one in himself. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)

DAWGS, CASEYS & BUCS POST BIG WINS

rfh v matawan 091815rbc v lb 091115How did your high school football team do Friday night? Check out the monster video reel on our Sports page to see highlights from victories by Rumson-Fair Haven (above), Red Bank Catholic (right) and Red Bank Regional (below). (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)

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R-FH, RBC & RBR POST CONVINCING WINS

How did your high school football team do Friday night? Pretty darn well, if you’re talking about Rumson-Fair Haven, Red Bank Catholic or Red Bank Regional, as this monster highlight reel from Shore Sports Zone  shows.

Playing at home, the R-FH Bulldogs topped the Matawan Huskies 17-0 in a game with a scoreless second half. Quarterback Michael O’Connor connected with sophomore receiver Elijah McAllister for a 16-yard touchdown pass: check it out at the start of the reel.

Fast-forward to 5:50 if you’re in a rush to see how Eddie Hahn and the 2014 state champion RBC Caseys played against St. Joe’s of Metuchen. A week after putting the Caseys in the capable hands of backup QB Colin Shaughnessy, Hahn returned from injury for his first appearance of the season by tossing three TDs, including a 49-yarder to Mike Wilen, who also ripped an 80-yard TD run against the Falcons.

Then zap ahead to 9:40 to see highlights of Colts Neck at RBR, where a Matt Reardon interception sparked an offensive blitzkrieg that ended with a 30-0 blowout win for the Bucs, their second straight. QB Jack Navitsky and WR Sadiq Palmer had another standout game. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)