MATAWAN - The Barnegat Boys Basketball team has had a solid seaon in 2019-20. The Bengals were seeded 21 out of all the teams in the Jersey Shore.
On Tuesday night they were pitted against No. 14 seed Matawan and they fell 57-41.
Matawan's Ethan Okello scored 18 points to lead Matawan. Zaire Williams added 12 points for Matawan. Barnegat started slowly as they were behind 16-5 at the end of quarter one.
Matawan will take on No. 3 Toms River North on the road in the round of 16 on Thursday.