Wed. S.J. boys' and girls' roundup: Paulsboro rallies on mat

Posted: January 11, 2012

Ronald Gentile's 51-second pin at 132 pounds completed Paulsboro's 37-26 come-from-behind win at Clearview on Wednesday night in a nonleague wrestling match.

The Red Raiders prevailed in the final seven bouts, which began with Davontae Randall's fall at 220 pounds. The pivotal run also included pins by Austin Im (285) and John Gentile (113), decisions by Mickey Croce (106) and Juan Rivera ( 126) and a major decision by Sam Morina (120).

Clearview climbed out to a 26-3 lead on the strength of a technical fall from Edward Lenkowski (138) and Kyle McMahon's pin in :18 at 160.

Olympic. Lenape outlasted host Cherry Hill East, 35-34, thanks in large part to Nicholas Dannenfelser's major decision at 106 and Frank Sciortino's pin at heavyweight.

Pennsauken used decisions at the top weights - Hendrickson Tineo (220) and Shaquille Boardley (285) - to come out ont op in a see-saw battle with visiting Cherry Hill West, 37-31. Tyler Brake (120), Mark Papaneri (138), Connor Schuck (170) and David Capone (195) posted pins to keep the Lions close.

In a match that featured nine forfeits and only five weights contested on the mats, Brock Worrell (145), Michael Gill (195) and Izreal Brooks (220) recorded first-period pins as host Eastern dispatched Camden, 66-15.

Major decisions by Joey DiMartino (106), Ricky Carter (126) and Brandon Keller (132) paved the way for Timber Creek, which slammed host Seneca, 51-6.

Host Shawnee parlayed five falls and three forfeit victories into a 54-18 triumph at Bishop Eustace.

Renegades Jeff Fitzpatrick (220), Brian Keyser (182) and Connor Muli (120) each needed less than a minute to flatten their opponents.

Burlington County. Colin Segan of Delran battled past Cinnaminson's Jason Bowen, 8-5, at 126 pounds, and the host Bears posted a pair of hard-fought pins to finish off the Pirates, 42-23.

Delran's Marcus Miraglia finally wore down Jeremy Bowen at 106 for a pin in 5 minutes, 45 seconds, and Bears teammate Vonte Barnes took down James Kennedy at heavyweight in 4:37. Kevin Fisher won by technical fall at 113 for Cinnaminson.

Chris Nitschmann's 5-1 decision at 138 capped a string six consecutive victories, leading Bordentown to a 47-21 win at Willingboro.

Northern Burlington received major decision from Court Chase (126), Tyree Edmund (138) and Severo Cardenas (145) in handing host Rancocas Valley a 54-6 setback.

Tri-County. Delsea racked up five pins, including heavyweight William Porch's 19-second fall, in clinching a 48-19 victory at Kingsway.

Kevin Huck (106), John Pierson (132) and John Hennelly (138) had the Crusaders' other first-period pins. Kingsway's John Rivello outlasted John Borelli, 12-8, at 126.

Boys' Basketball

Josh Pennington nailed a clutch three-point basket, Vance Matthews (16 points) and Zach Betz keyed Lower Cape May's stifling fourth-quarter defense, and the host Tigers shot 8 for 12 from the line down the stretch to rally past Hammonton, 35-30, in a Cape-Atlantic League clash.

In another Cape-Atlantic game, St. Augustine placed five scorers in double figures, led by Mike Greenman's 15 points, and Austin Johnson contributed a double-double (12 points and 10 rebounds), as the host Hermits rallied in the second half to defeat Ocean City, 70-60.

Matt Bosch (25 points) and Chris Turner (20) had the hot hands for Ocean City.

Rahim Bunch converted 9 of 10 free throws and scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half, enabling Egg Harbor Township to pull away from host Millville, 64-50.

Khari Harley (16 points) and Trey Jones (13) also supplied double-figure scoring for the Eagles, while Allen Gaskins (14), Aaron Cox (11) and Rashon Sorrell (10) led Millville.

Nonleague. Shaun Russell scored a game-high 20 points and dished off for five assists to highlight host Westampton Tech's 88-42 dismantling of Camden Academy Charter.

Jazmir Miller added 16 points and Bazil Jackson grabbed 10 rebounds for the Panthers, who put the game away early with runs of 23-7 and 25-10. Gary Holmes' 18 points led the Cougars.

Cornell Miller's 14 points paced nine players in the scorebook for host Florence, which improved to 8-0 with a 51-34 victory over Moorestown Friends.

Girls' Basketball

Julia Duggan posted 15 points, nine rebounds, three steals and three assists before taking a seat on the bench after the third quarter, where she watched her Ocean City teammates finish off a 54-25 home romp over Our Lady of Mercy.

Elsewhere in the Cape-Atlantic League:

Selena Santiago tossed in 14 points for host Egg Harbor Township, which opened the game with a 16-4 run and went on to defeat Millville, 42-32.

Kristine Miller led all scorers with 19 points and the Stefanski quadruplets - led by Morgan's 10 - accounted for 32 points, paving the way for host Cedar Creek to wash away Wildwood Catholic, 63-29.

Lower Cape May hammered host Hammonton, 50-22, with Lauren Holden's 10 points pacing a balanced attack.

Nonleague. Kelcie Evans and Sophia Aguilar combined for 25 points, as host Moorestown Friends evened its record at 4-4 by routing Villa Victoria, 45-11.

Christiana Ogunsami scored all of her eight points in the opening quarter, helping host Cherry Hill West seize control early and coast past Pennsauken Tech, 46-16.

Westampton Tech ran out to a 13-0 lead and never looked back, getting 10 points from Jessica Harris in crushing Camden Academy Charter, 47-9.

Ice Hockey

Brooks Arensberg had a hat trick, Matt Pinto and Eric DiPretorio each scored twice, and Nick Swider made 15 saves to lead host Bishop Eustace to a 10-3 triumph over Paul VI.

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