Atlantic City tops Egg Harbor Township

Posted: January 29, 2014

Coming off an emotional win last week over South Jersey's top-ranked Holy Spirit, Atlantic City again called on Isiah Graves and Dennis White in the second half of Monday's 62-44 over host Egg Harbor Township in a Cape-Atlantic League boys' basketball game.

The Vikings trailed, 20-19, at halftime before Graves and White hit the Eagles with an offensive barrage after the break. Graves connected on two treys as he scored nine of his game-high 21 points in the third quarter.

White was held to just four points in the first half, but poured in 14 more in the second to join Graves in double figures.

This was the second time in one week that the two seniors starred in the second half.

On Thursday against Holy Spirit, Graves netted 13 points in the final two quarters while White chipped in with 10.

Nonleague. Camden Catholic imposed its will with an 84-47 win over visiting Woodrow Wilson.

The Irish were paced by double-doubles from Rob Brosh and Brendan Crawford. Each scored 17 points and Brosh added 10 assists while Crawford grabbed 10 rebounds.

Preston Harcum dropped seven of his 15 points in the third quarter as West Deptford won, 52-35, at Gloucester.

The Eagles distanced themselves by outscoring the Lions, 16-3, in the second quarter.

Northern Burlington fought its way to a 65-59 win over West Windsor-Plainsboro North.

The Greyhounds trailed by eight at the half but used a 19-5 rally in the third quarter to grab the lead.

Marhshe Terry led all players with 18 points and teammate Cameron Tucker tallied 15.

Cherokee outscored visiting Seneca in each quarter on its way to a 52-36 win.

Paul Belamy paced the Chiefs with 14 points and Kevin Wixted added 10.

Tri-County. Jason Hankins knocked down three shots from beyond the arc as Woodstown turned back visiting Highland, 56-47. Hankins finished with 19 points.

Burlington County. Rancocas Valley rolled to a 77-46 win at Westampton Tech. Adam Perry dropped 21 points to lead all players.

Both teams had 10 players score in the game.

Colonial. Lindenwold held host Audubon to two points in the second quarter en route to a 47-37 win. Malik Muldrow drained 17 points for the Lions.

Girls' Basketball

Woodrow Wilson junior Lyayshia Stevens was held in check through the first three quarters, but proved unstoppable when it mattered.

The Tigers toppled Camden Catholic, 64-50 in a nonleague game behind 20 points from Stevens.

Woodrow Wilson led by just seven entering the final quarter before the junior drained 14 points to close out the game.

Chanelle Perry scored 18 points and Shanyah Allen finished just shy of a double-double with nine points and 12 boards.

In other nonleague action:

Cherokee's strong second half led to a 50-44 win over Seneca.

Isabella Therien dropped 19 points and collected 16 rebounds. Shaye McGoey joined Therien in double digits with 14 points.

New Egypt had 11 players score as it eased past visiting Medford Tech, 52-23.

Surprisingly, not a single Warriors player reached double figures. Bridgette Buckalew and Caitlyn Hughes led the team with nine points apiece.

Aliyah Stephens scored 12 of her 14 points in the first half as Paul VI crushed visiting Camden, 56-21. Emily Barbera drained two threes in the fourth quarter to finish with eight points.

Colonial. Dominique Budd finished with ten points as Sterling won, 41-30 at Overbrook.

Olympic. Shawnee's Olivia Askin scored 25 to lead the Renegades to a 64-54 win at Winslow Township. Nikola Williams added 18 points and nine rebounds.

Wrestling

Pennsauken coach Eric Mossop earned his 100th career victory following the Indians 49-21 win at Cedar Creek in a nonleague match.

The win was highlighted by three pins for Pennsauken including one by David Dow at 195 pounds in 1:22.

Burlington County. Cinnaminson won five consecutive bouts en route to a 44-21 win over visiting Rancocas Valley. Jarrod Averill pinned Samson Sawaged in just 33 seconds at 106 pounds.

Burlington City opened its match against Westampton Tech with nine straight wins, including six pins, as the host Blue Devils eased to a 61-12 win.

Olympic. Washington Township cruised to a 58-15 win at Camden. The Minutemen won the first 11 matches of the afternoon.

Cherokee's Jimmy Goldschmidt set the tone with a pin of Dylan Wallach at 132 pounds in 59 seconds to open the Chiefs 32-30 win at Shawnee.


tmahon@phillynews.com

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