MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Gabriele Stefanini scored a team-high 18 points and Taj Benning added 16 to lead Bergen Catholic, No. 15 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 75-56 victory over host Southern in the final of the Score at the Shore tournament in Manahawkin.

Thomas Binelli had 13 points, hitting three 3-pointers, for Bergen Catholic, which used a 21-12 third quarter to pull away.

Southern shot an amazing 97 percent (29 for 30) at the foul line. The Rams played tough but it was not enough against the talented Bergen Catholic squad. Peyton Wejnert led the team in points with 30 points and eight rebounds. Ethan DuBois scored 13 points for the Rams.  

Southern is preparing for the start of the Class A South season. They kick off with a battle against Toms River North, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Southern. TR North advanced to final game in the WOBM tournament.