Paulsboro wrestlers overtake Clearview

Posted: January 12, 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 seconds 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 on top 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.

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.

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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