S. Jersey Girls: Tues. S.J. girls: Bayer's hot start propels Delran

Posted: February 27, 2014

Delran's Nicole Bayer dominated the first half Tuesday night. She scored more in two quarters than anyone else did in the entire basketball game.

Bayer put in 13 of her game-high 15 points before intermission as Delran raced to a 41-30 victory over visiting Bordentown in Burlington County Patriot action.

Bayer, a senior forward, was the game's only double-digit scorer. She also pulled down 14 rebounds and nabbed two steals.

Olympic American. Jessica Monte's 10 points helped Washington Township top host Eastern, 52-29. Brianna Capacchione added nine points, and Torie Eggers tallied eight. Eastern was led by Olivia Schneider's nine points.

Eleven players made buckets for Lenape as the Indians zoomed past visiting Cherry Hill East, 66-37. Maddie Sims led the charge with 15 points, and Alexis Sears contributed 13. Cherry Hill East was paced by Yamalis Villegas, who scored 11.

Olympic Patriot. Brittany Martin took advantage of her trips to the free-throw line to help Timber Creek conquer host Seneca, 47-39.

Martin finished with 22 points and went 8 for 11 from the foul line in the fourth quarter.

Nonleague. Four Gloucester Catholic girls scored in double figures during the Rams' 70-44 win over visiting Williamstown. Emily Lyons led the pack with 18 points. Teammate Maggie McIntyre netted 15, Becky Pund scored 13, and Mary Gedaka added 11.

Sarah Applegate and Emily McKeown each drained four three-pointers in Moorestown Friends' 52-29 road triumph over LEAP Academy Charter. McKeown finished with a team-high 14 points, and Applegate had 12.

Brianna Chambers piled up 26 points to help Camden Academy Charter down host Medford Tech, 41-27. Nine of her points came in the final quarter. Amy Loyola added 13 points. Kiele Cruse paced Medford Tech with 13 points and drained a trio of three-pointers.

Nadja Riggs put Haddon Heights on her back with 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals as the Garnets doubled up host Clayton, 50-25. Ashley Reynolds was Haddon Heights' second-leading scorer with 10 points. Jynazha Davis added nine points, three rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

Zaniya Lewis scored 10 of her 27 points in the final quarter as Doane Academy edged Calvary Christian, 44-37. Lewis, a sophomore point guard, buried four crucial free throws in the final two minutes to put the game away.


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