The Freehold High School boys basketball team (5-5, 2-4) used a strong second half to defeat Long Branch High School (0-8, 0-5) on Tuesday 67-47. Jesse Hunt led the Colonials with 27 points. Long Branch was led by Kenny Barron who had 14.
“A win is a win,” Freehold coach Ben DiBiase said afterwards. “We needed one. We lost three in a row, so getting of the schnide and getting one is big.”
The first half was a tale of runs. Freehold opened the game on a 10-2 run, featuring contributions from Hunt, Pat Mullin (who added 13 points), and others. At the end of the first quarter, it was 14-4 Freehold.