Wildwood Catholic tops Wood in double overtime

Jordan Robertson (left) and Ed McWade give Wildwood Catholic an outside and inside game, respectively. Both are seniors.
Jordan Robertson (left) and Ed McWade give Wildwood Catholic an outside and inside game, respectively. Both are seniors.
Posted: January 01, 2014

Jordan Robertson's second-chance layup gave Wildwood Catholic a second chance that it would not waste Monday night at the Boardwalk Classic.

Robertson put back a shot as time expired in the first overtime and the Crusaders went on to defeat Archbishop Wood, 79-74, in double overtime in a showcase boys' basketball game at Wildwoods Convention Center.

Eddie McWade (22 points, 13 rebounds) completed a three-point play with just over a minute to go in the second overtime to put the Crusaders ahead for good, 72-69.

Robertson finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds.

Earlier in Wildwood, Cassius Carter set a Boardwalk Classic record with eight three-pointers as Paulsboro defeated Atlantic Christian, 69-50.

Carter scored 16 of his 29 points in the third quarter to help the Red Raiders turn a 27-22 halftime deficit into a 55-40 lead at the start of the fourth.

Dom Nastasi sank a free throw to give Washington Township the lead with 1 minute, 23 seconds remaining and the Minutemen held on to defeat Polytech (Del.), 49-45,

It was the 14th point of the game for Nastasi, who tied with Julian Jastrzebski for the team lead. Christian Maiden added seven steals.

In the first game of the day, Wildwood edged Cape May Tech, 38-37. Dave Flanders made a pair of free throws with 18 seconds remaining to put the Warriors ahead, 38-35.

Mikal Poteat had 14 points and Jahnire Coleman had nine points and 10 rebounds for Wildwood.

Girls' Basketball

Jessica Freeman made 15 free throws and Wildwood needed every one of them, as the Warriors held off Friends' Central, 41-37, in the Kaitlin Anzelone Bracket title game at the Boardwalk Classic.

Freeman finished with 25 points and went 15 for 18 from the line.


mmacyk@phillynews.com

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