Cherry Hill West tops Absegami in Group 4 wrestling

Haddonfield's Hunter Fasolo pins Haddon Township's Rob Acar in 4 minutes, 30 seconds in the 285-pound match. Haddonfield won, 42-24, in the quarterfinals of the South Jersey Group 1 team tournament.
Haddonfield's Hunter Fasolo pins Haddon Township's Rob Acar in 4 minutes, 30 seconds in the 285-pound match. Haddonfield won, 42-24, in the quarterfinals of the South Jersey Group 1 team tournament. (RON TARVER / Staff Photographer)
Posted: February 12, 2014

Mark Papaneri took 1 minute, 27 seconds to pin his opponent at 152 pounds and second-seeded Cherry Hill West earned a 32-25 win Monday against Absegami, the seventh seed in the South Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals.

John Gibson (132 pounds) and Connor Rogovich (138 pounds) each earned major decisions, 14-2 and 13-0, respectively.

Elsewhere in Group 4 quarterfinals action, 220-pound Obi Kali earned an 11-2 major decision for fourth-seeded Millville, which beat the fifth seed, Shawnee, 37-29.

South Jersey Group 3 Quarterfinal. Pennsauken's 138-pound Thomas Fischer earned a fall in 37 seconds to help his fourth-seeded team beat Hammonton, the fifth seed, 39-25..

South Jersey Group 2 Quarterfinals. Thomas Brady escaped with a 3-1, overtime win at 195 pounds for fourth-seeded Woodstown, which topped fifth-seeded Clayton, 34-21.

Zach McCafferty used only 39 seconds to pick up a pin at 145 pounds and help third-seeded Highland beat Gateway, the sixth seed, 50-21.

South Jersey Group 1 Quarterfinal. John Tedeschi won by a major decision, 11-3, at 195 pounds to help Haddonfield, the third seed, beat sixth-seeded Haddon Township, 42-24.

Central Jersey Group 1 Quarterfinal. Ajala Modraza's 30-second pin at 182 pounds led third-seeded Burlington City to a 44-29 win against Bordentown, the sixth seed.

Boys' Basketball

All 14 of St. Augustine's players scored, led by Mike Vasturia's 16 points, in a 79-42 home win against Bridgeton in a Cape-Atlantic National game.

Cape-Atlantic American. Millville's Khaliq Ford scored nine of his 22 points in the first quarter to lead Millville to a 63-58 win at Egg Harbor Township.

Nonleague. Dennis Tunstall had 16 points and 14 rebounds as Medford Tech held on for a 65-64 overtime win against visiting Woodbury.

Dan Richards was only 2 for 6 from the line when he was fouled with 14 seconds left, but he made two free throws to put host Moorestown Friends ahead, 57-56, which proved to be the final score.

Ahmad Shepherd-Sloan led Atlantic Tech with 12 points and nine rebounds in a 49-46 home win against Wildwood.

Girls' Basketball

Lauryn Fields' 18 points helped Middle Township pick up a 36-32 win at Ocean City in a Cape-Atlantic League matchup.

Nonleague. Morgan Lenahan (18 points) and Bella Preziosi (17) eached drained three shots from beyond the arc to help Haddon Township beat visiting Westampton Tech, 59-34.

Nigeria Crump netted 21 points to boost Camden County Tech in a 40-39 victory at Gateway.

Alliya Butts led Holy Cross with 23 points and her team cruised to a 54-36 win at Cinnaminson.


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