January 27, 2014 |
Deptford erased a nine-point halftime deficit and surged past visiting Kingsway, 54-47, on Saturday in a nonleague girls' basketball matchup. After trailing, 30-21, at intermission, Deptford outscored Kingsway by 33-17 en route to its fifth consecutive win. Junior center Cheyenne Clark turned in a double-double with 25 points and 21 rebounds for the Spartans. Ten of her points came in the fourth quarter. Carmeecia Bryant added 11 points and six steals. In other nonleague play: Shawnee went to Haddon Township and handed the Hawks their first loss of the season, 48-36.
January 6, 2014 |
Jada Atchison's coaches told her at halftime that she had 34 points. Sixteen points later, she found herself in the 50-point club. Atchison's 50-point performance propelled Burlington City to a 70-25 victory at Camden in nonleague girls' basketball Saturday. After the game, Atchison's Twitter account blew up with friends and family congratulating her on her performance. The outing left the junior guard just 40 points short of 1,000 in her high school career. "They're excited.
December 24, 2013 |
Two boys' basketball comebacks highlighted Sunday's Ocean City PBA Tip-Off. St. Joseph's Charlie Riccardi hit a three-pointer with 8.2 seconds left in overtime to secure a 61-58 victory over Shawnee. Michael Gaines sank a free throw with 4.7 seconds left to clinch Cedar Creek's 55-54 win over Willingboro. Girls' basketball Gabby Dudo drilled a three-pointer with 1 minute, 7 seconds to go and put St. Joseph up for good in a 37-36 victory over Shawnee at the Ocean City PBA Tip-Off.
November 17, 2013 |
Here's a closer look at three football games on Saturday, all starting at 1 o'clock. No. 5 seed Glassboro (3-5) at No. 4 seed Paulsboro (7-1) in South Jersey Group 1 quarterfinals. The visiting Bulldogs are a dangerous team with a top running back in junior Ronnie James, who has 10 touchdowns. The Red Raiders have a strong defense led by senior tackle Nyire Grant and an explosive running back in junior De'Shaun Burgess (1,111 yards, 16 touchdowns). Pick: Paulsboro, 21-14. No. 7 Woodbury (5-3)
November 10, 2013
SOCCER SOUTH JERSEY GROUP 4 QUARTERFINALS Cherry Hill West 1, Kingsway 0 (2 OT): Nick Krake scored 1 minute, 25 seconds into double overtime to lead the No. 10-seeded Lions to an upset of second-seed Kingsway. Krake scored by heading a direct kick from Devin Crouch. Clearview 1, Cherokee 0: Ricky Nelson stopped all 10 shots he faced to guide No. 3 Clearview over the sixth-seeded Chiefs. The lone goal came from Gavin Bright in the first half off an assist by Jon Cianciulli.
November 6, 2013 |
Ashley Shisler sneaked a shot beneath the right crossbar five minutes into the second half, and the Deptford defense did the rest in a 1-0 upset victory at No. 7 Cedar Creek in the first round of the South Jersey Group 2 girls' soccer playoffs Monday. Rachel Minix backed the 10th-seeded Spartans' defense with 13 saves. S.J. Group 3 Mainland moved Amanda Tobias up from defense and the senior did not disappoint, knocking in the first three goals of her career in a 4-2 home victory for the No. 7 Mustangs over No. 10 Triton.
September 16, 2013 |
The big question in Egg Harbor City this offseason was how Cedar Creek's offense would survive the loss of all-South Jersey athlete Damon Mitchell, the dangerous dual-threat quarterback now at the University of Arkansas. The Pirates might have found the answer Saturday. They'll have little trouble remembering his name. Ahmir Mitchell, Damon's younger brother, scored on three consecutive touches in the third quarter, and the host Pirates blanked Ocean City, 21-0, in a Cape-Atlantic National football game.
April 22, 2013
Baseball AL HEDELT TOURNAMENT First Round Oakcrest 13, Atlantic County Tech 1 Buena 4, Absegami 2 Pennsville 6, Sacred Heart 1 Holy Spirit 9, Cedar Creek 3 Consolation Absegami 6, Cedar Creek 2 Sacred Heart 11, Atlantic County Tech 6 BLUE DEVIL INVITATIONAL Championship Hammonton 6, Burlington Township 1 Consolation Overbrook (N.J.) 5, Triton 2 Semifinals Burlington Township 2, Overbrook 1 Hammonton 5, Triton 3 PAPA BEAR TOURNAMENT Championship Williamstown 6, Delran 0 NONLEAGUE St. Augustine 5, Holy Cross 0 Solebury School 8, Doane Academy 7 Gloucester Catholic 3, St. Joe's Metutch Softball HAMMONTON TOURNAMENT Eastern 4, Hammonton 1 Washington Township 12, West Deptford 1 Washington Township 4, Buena 2 Eastern 5, Cumberland 1 Boys' Tennis MOORESTOWN CLASSIC Haddonfield 3, Moorestown 2 GLOUCESTER COUNTY OPEN Team scores: 1 Delsea, 14; 2. Washington Township, 8; 3. Kingsway, 8; 4. Clearview, 6; 5. Deptford, 5; 6. West Deptford, 3; 7. Glassboro, 2; 7. Williamstown, 2; 7. GCIT, 2; 10. Woodbury, 1; 10. Woodbury, 1; 10. Gateway, 1; 13. Paulsboro, 0. Singles final: Zac Castagna (Pitman)
March 16, 2013
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Team Rec. Final, 2012-13. 1. Rancocas Valley *30-1 2. Willingboro 24-5 3. Gloucester Catholic 26-3 4. Ocean City 26-5 5. Washington Twp. 23-7 6. Sterling 24-5 7. Holy Spirit 21-6 8. Cedar Creek 20-5 9. Williamstown 21-8 10. Sacred Heart 21-8 * – one game remaining - Chris Melchiorre