S. Jersey Girls: Salem girls outscore Wildwood

Posted: February 27, 2013

The Salem girls' basketball team won its high-scoring battle with Wildwood, edging the visiting Warriors, 69-67, in a South Jersey Group 1 opening-round game in which each team had two 20-point scorers.

The eighth-seeded Rams were led by junior Kayla Chapman (27 points) and Tiasia Tatum (20). For Wildwood, Leishly Reyes scored 21 and Jessica Freeman added 20.

Woodbury 52, LEAP Academy Charter 23 - Woodbury senior Danesha Triplett crossed the 1,000-point mark for her career, scoring 13 points to lead the sixth-seeded Thundering Herd to victory in their first postseason game in 25-plus years.

Glassboro 52, Paulsboro 38 - Senior Shannon Reardigan drained 12 free throws and scored 18 points for the Bulldogs.

South Jersey Group 3

Woodrow Wilson star Chanelle Perry led the second-seeded Tigers to a 68-59 home win over Burlington Township. The junior guard scored 33 points and added eight rebounds, six assists, three blocks and three steals.

Seneca 56, Westampton Tech 42 - Erica Snow scored 19 for the seventh-seeded Golden Eagles and was joined in double figures by sophomore Dani Tejada (10 points, seven rebounds).

Kingsway 58, Highland 29 - Freshman Zoe Hahn scored 17 points to lead the fourth seeds.

S. Jersey Non-Public A

Junior Alliya Butts scored 20 of her game-high 30 points in the second half, and eighth-seeded Holy Cross pulled away from visiting Notre Dame, winning by 50-35.

Central Jersey Group 1

Twelfth-seeded New Egypt rode a suffocating defense and 15 points from Alexa Magnotta to a 32-24 upset of host Burlington City.
Contact Ben Goldberg-Morse at bgoldbergmorse@philly.com.

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