May 31, 2015 |
Sam Sack had just seen what could go wrong when a softball player waits around for her teammate to drive her in. So she took matters into her own hands. Sack led off the top of the eighth inning with a home run, and fourth-seeded Paul VI held on for a 1-0 win over No. 1 St. John Vianney in a South Jersey Non-Public A semifinal. Paul VI pitcher Alex Toner had worked out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the previous half inning. The Eagles take on Notre Dame in the final Tuesday.
May 22, 2015 |
For the second straight year, the Haddonfield tennis team will be advancing to the Tournament of Champions. The Bulldawgs beat Mountain Lakes, 5-0, in the final of the NJSIAA Group 1 tournament at Mercer County Park in West Windsor Wednesday. Haddonfield beat New Providence, 5-0, in the semifinals. Tommy Dodson, Sam Oberholtzer, and Mike Alberto each won in straight sets in the final. In doubles play, Stephen Quickel and Cameron Kohs won the first match, 6-4 and 6-1. Alex Samaha and Nick Dante won the second-doubles match, 6-4 and 6-3. Dodson, Oberholtzer, and Alberto didn't drop a game in the semifinals.
April 12, 2015
Softball OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Camden Catholic 2, Bishop Eustace 1: In the bottom of the seventh with two outs, freshman first baseman Emily Wargo singled to center field, knocking in Taylor Holmes and Ashley Surgner to give the Irish a walk-off win. Sarah Byrnes struck out 14 to earn the win. Byrnes also doubled. TRI-COUNTY CONFERENCE Gloucester 8, Clayton 0: Brianna Anderson sent down six on strikes en route to a shutout as the Lions earned the win at home. Skyler Pino went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Rayanne Castagna drove in one, and Kelly Higginbotham knocked in two for the hosts, who scored three in the bottom of the sixth to put it away.
March 27, 2015 |
St. Augustine avenged last year's one-goal defeat to Malvern Prep with a stunning 11-7 victory Wednesday in a nonleague boys' lacrosse game. Delaware recruit Joe Eisele scored three goals and had one assist to lead the host Hermits. Hofstra-bound James Kitchen added two goals. Chase Young scored twice and Jared Chiachetti scored one goal and assisted on two others. Billy McMenamin won 10 of 22 faceoffs and Ernie Alvino made eight saves. Malvern Prep, which went undefeated last season and won the Inter-Ac Invitational, the de facto Pennsylvania prep school championship, entered the season ranked No. 6 in the nation by Nike/US Lacrosse.
March 6, 2015 |
Juliette Tobin went to the line to shoot three free throws with Deptford down two points and less than 20 seconds remaining in the South Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals Wednesday night. The sophomore made all three shots, and the visiting, eleventh-seeded Spartans upset third-seeded host Haddonfield, 40-39. "Obviously, we're ultra-excited," Deptford coach Michael Mullin said. "Over the last month and a half we've been playing some of [our] best basketball. " Cheyenne Clark had 18 points and 20 rebounds, and Immane Bussie added 12 points.
February 12, 2015 |
Charlotte Stern scored 15 points to help Moorestown Friends knock off visiting Academy of the New Church, 52-18, Tuesday in the semifinals of the Quaker Cup. Alaina Shivers netted 12 points, sinking four three-pointers in the Foxes' 27-8 first quarter. Moorestown Friends will host George School on Friday in the championship game. Colonial Liberty. Host Overbrook hauled in 43 rebounds to grab a 46-30 victory over Collingswood. Raquel Harris-Scott had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Imani Peterson had a team-leading 13 rebounds.
January 19, 2015 |
Northern Burlington rolled to three big wins in a quad meet at Bordentown on Saturday. The Greyhounds beat Palmyra, 52-21; New Egypt, 66-6; and Bordentown, 54-14. Heavyweight Joe Greco won two matches by pin and one by forfeit. Stephen Newcomer (182 pounds) pinned his opponent from Palmyra in 31 seconds, and shut out Bordentown's Jimmy Rivera, 4-0. Bordentown went 2-1, defeating Palmyra (52-21) and New Egypt (72-9). Tyler Kerr went undefeated, winning all three matches by pin. He won by fall at 152 pounds in one minute against New Egypt's Reese Gumprecht, and he pinned Northern Burlington's Josh Berg at 145. In another match at 152, he took out Bordentown's Clayton Tennison in 3:06.
November 29, 2014 |
Jahmiere Van Kline broke free for seven rushing touchdowns and broke three records as Bordentown beat host New Egypt, 55-14, in a nonleague Thanksgiving football game Thursday. Van Kline scored on runs of 40, 75, 4, 30, 70, 60, and 57 yards to break the school's single-game rushing-touchdown record. The previous mark of six was set by Van Kline earlier this season. Van Kline totaled 374 rushing yards on 20 carries. He finished the year with 2,305 rushing yards (a Burlington County record)
October 9, 2014 |
Jesse Weick etched his name in the Haddon Heights boys' soccer record book with a hard shot fired to the far post in Tuesday's 5-0 home win over Gateway. The senior scored his 61st career goal for the Garnets in the 16th minute, surpassing Jim Wentz's record of 60 set in 1974. It was Haddon Heights' third goal of the game, after scores from Andrew Hicks and Jake Hourani in the first five minutes. Austin Ward and Nick Demartini completed the scoring. Haddon Heights improved to 8-3 with its Colonial Conference Patriot Division victory.
September 28, 2014 |
The city of Camden career touchdown-passing record took a trip across the Cooper River on Friday night. With 11 minutes, 50 seconds remaining in Camden's 49-7, West Jersey Royal victory over visiting Cumberland, Khalil Williams connected with Brad Hawkins for a 50-yard touchdown pass. The score was the 64th of Williams' career, breaking former Woodrow Wilson star David Goree's record. Williams added two more before the night was over, giving him 66, two more than Holy Cross' Tom Reilly for third most in South Jersey history.