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.
September 22, 2014 |
Bordentown's Dakota Moonan had stopped 15 shots to keep the game scoreless in double overtime. Then Katie Varela lined up for a penalty kick. Varela booted the ball to the back of the net to give host Moorestown a 1-0 win over Bordentown in a Burlington County League interdivision girls' soccer game Saturday. She was awarded the penalty kick after a Bordentown defender was penalized for a handball. Charlie Blessing recorded her third shutout of the season. In another Burlington County League matchup, Madison Conroy, Lily Garrett, and Madison Hartman scored in Palmyra's 3-0 victory at Pennsauken.
September 11, 2014 |
Tuesday was a night of firsts for the Moorestown Friends boys' soccer team. Josh Murdy, a junior, made eight saves and earned his first varsity win as the Foxes shut out host Pitman, 2-0, in a nonleague game. Junior Mitchell Mullock, who recorded a shutout over Glassboro as Monday's goalie, netted his first varsity goal as a left back, scoring from 18 yards. Mullock's twin, Matthew, was the other goal-scorer for Moorestown Friends. He received a long pass from Tommy Martin, beat three defenders, and went in on goal alone.
June 5, 2014 |
Jenna Rodriguez's 100th career hit sent New Egypt to the state softball final as the Warriors blanked Gloucester on Tuesday afternoon, 10-0, in an NJSIAA Group 1 semifinal. The senior went 4 for 4 with two triples and drove in four runs. Her last hit brought the 10-run rule into effect. Rodriguez also struck out three and allowed just three hits from the circle. Jamie Soles finished with three hits, and Amber Steen went 2 for 2 with two RBIs. NJSIAA Group 2 semifinal For the second straight year, Buena's season ended against Robbinsville.
May 1, 2014 |
The field for the 41st Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic will be announced Sunday night. Haddonfield, St. Augustine, Pennsville, and Northern Burlington appear to have locked up automatic bids. Gloucester Catholic has no chance of one. The Rams, who were moved from the Tri-County's Diamond Division to the Royal for the purposes of the Diamond Classic's automatic-bid arrangement, won't play the minimum of six "division" games before the cutoff. But the Rams, who rose to No. 3 in The Inquirer's South Jersey rankings after Sunday's 11-1 win over then-No.
April 6, 2014 |
Camden Academy Charter took the lead without swinging the bat on Friday afternoon. Edwin Rosado made certain Bridgeton did not have the same luxury. Rosado struck out the game's final batter swinging with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to secure an 8-7 nonleague baseball victory for Camden Academy. One-half inning earlier, Luke Neco drew a bases-loaded walk to drive in the go-ahead run. Rosado struck out four in 32/3 innings of one-hit relief. Benny Reyes went 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI, and two runs for the Cougars.
April 6, 2014
SOFTBALL CAMDEN COUNTY TOURNAMENT Cherry Hill West 5, Haddon Heights 2: Sierra Machinski and Taylor Thompson each went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Cherry Hill West at the Camden County Tournament at Eastern. Machinski had Cherry Hill West's only extra-base hit, a double. Jamie Robertson earned the win and struck out nine. Gloucester Catholic 12, Cherry Hill East 4: Marissa Miller gave up two earned runs over four innings to earn the win for Gloucester Catholic at Eastern. The Rams will play Cherry Hill West for the tournament championship at 4 p.m. Saturday.
February 21, 2014 |
Jordan Walker and Tymere DeShield each scored 12 points Wednesday to help Holy Cross win its first Burlington County League Freedom Division title in six years with a 51-46 home win against Burlington City in boys' basketball. Walker also pulled in 10 rebounds. Greg Kousoulis had nine points and 10 assists for Holy Cross, which finished 11-1 in the division after coming in second last year. Jelanie Glaze led Burlington City with 18 points. Yamal Hilton added 13. Burlington County Liberty.