January 18, 2015 |
B.J. Mitchell scored 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Friday afternoon to lead St. Joseph to a 65-58 victory at Cedar Creek in a matchup of Cape-Atlantic United basketball rivals. Drew Hohman finished with 10 points and six rebounds. Jordan Herrin had nine rebounds. CAPE-ATLANTIC NATIONAL Oakcrest 42, Ocean City 40: Trevor Little scored 18 points to lead the host Falcons. Jayden Britt grabbed 12 rebounds, including a big one off a missed shot from Ocean City with less than a second remaining.
January 16, 2015 |
Middle Township came from behind and defeated Holy Spirit, 34-26, thanks to some timely free throw shooting in a nonleague basketball game on Wednesday night. Bridget Ruskey went 3 for 4 from the line in the fourth quarter and Jenna Herlihy and Allison Hunter both went 2 for 2 in the frame to help the Panthers erase a 23-21 deficit. Ruskey finished with a team-high nine points and also also grabbed 10 rebounds. Aubrey Wilson scored a game-high 10 points from Holy Spirit. In other nonleague action: Olivia Rulon scored scored 17 points and Becky Andress racked up 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 7 to steer Wildwood Catholic to a 62-26 home win over Our Lady of Mercy.
November 23, 2014 |
Here's a closer look at three South Jersey football games on Saturday, with predictions. All games are scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. Mater Dei (8-2) at St. Joseph (9-0), Non-Public 1 state semifinal. The host Wildcats begin their quest for their sixth consecutive state title and 24th overall. St. Joseph has been off since a 49-0 win over Ocean City on Nov. 8. The Wildcats defense has been sparked by senior linebacker Zach McGuckin, who has 80 tackles. Mater Dei is coming off a 48-0 win over Morristown-Beard in the first round.
October 30, 2014 |
Melissa DelCollo had more than one reason to celebrate. Not only did her field hockey team win a playoff game, but the head coach also reached a career milestone Tuesday. Claudia Bowman, Myranda Christy, and Maddy Raws scored as eighth-seeded Haddon Heights beat No. 9 Paulsboro at home, 3-0, in the Central Jersey Group 1 first round. The victory gave DelCollo her 100th win. DelCollo received a plaque and a banner with her players' names on it after the game. "It was a great way to start the tournament," DelCollo said.
October 28, 2014 |
The Rancocas Valley football team faces a new challenge this weekend: A home game. "I actually don't mind road games," Rancocas Valley coach Dan Haussman said. "I think it keeps us regimented because there's less free time. You're more structured. "With home games, you have a little more time, and I think you have to be a little more aware of the possibility of distractions. " Rancocas Valley (6-0), the No. 9 team in The Inquirer Top 25, will play its first home game of the season Saturday at 2 p.m. against No. 15 Cherokee (3-3)
September 8, 2014 |
There was the 29-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter. There was the 84-yard catch-and-run for another TD in the fourth. But Cedar Creek junior wide receiver/defensive back Ahmir Mitchell thinks his most athletic play of the weekend might have been his backflip before the entire student body during a pep rally in the gymnasium Friday afternoon. "That might have been the best," Mitchell said with a smile after Cedar Creek opened the season with a 41-0 home victory over Cedar Grove in a nonleague game on a steamy Saturday afternoon.
September 6, 2014 |
The football season will start early for Holy Spirit and Cedar Creek. Every other South Jersey team will open the season next weekend, but the Spartans and Pirates will begin play this weekend with out-of-conference games against unfamiliar opponents. Holy Spirit, rebuilding after an 11-1 season in 2013, will play at Southeastern Pennsylvania power Malvern Prep on Friday night. Cedar Creek, which returns several key players from last year's 8-2 team, will host North Jersey Group 1 power Cedar Grove on Saturday afternoon.