May 12, 2014 |
Northern Burlington senior Zack Gakeler took things into his own hands in helping the Greyhounds advance to the second round of the 41st annual Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic baseball tournament. Gakeler pitched a two-hitter and opened the scoring with a two-run double in the third inning as Northern Burlington beat Haddonfield, 10-0, in an opening-round game Saturday at Overbrook. The game lasted six innings because of the 10-run rule. Adam Rapp's RBI single in the sixth provided the 10th run. Gakeler, a lefthander headed to the University of Pittsburgh, struck out 10, using an array of pitches - four, to be exact.
May 19, 2016 |
Luke Smith proved his value to Delran on Tuesday by allowing just six hits to Northern Burlington over seven innings and hitting a home run. Aside from allowing a first-inning solo shot to Kevin Welsh, Smith limited the damage and struck out eight batters as the visiting Bears won, 2-1, over the Greyhounds. In other Burlington County League baseball action: Damien Bowman Clark had a double and three RBIs and scored a run in host Maple Shade's 14-2 win over Westampton Tech.
May 3, 2013 |
Nick Hammell describes himself as a "shake and bake" guy. "I rely a lot on athleticism. I do whatever I have to do to get by defenders, whatever comes natural," he said. Pat Carver is more of a bulldog. "I'm fearless," he said. "I'll put my head down, try to grind it out, and go to the net. And I'm always fighting to create my own opportunities off the ball - stay on the backside, always expect the ball, cut when no one's looking. " Aside from the fact that the two aren't particularly conventional, there aren't many similarities in the styles of Hammell and Carver.
January 23, 2013 |
Maura Talvacchia knocked down a trio of three-pointers Tuesday to lead Moorestown to a 36-33 comeback win against visiting Northern Burlington in nonleague girls' basketball. Talvacchia finished with 10 points for Moorestown. The Quakers outscored Northern Burlington, 17-6, in the fourth quarter. Shelby Dolan had 12 points for Northern Burlington. Northern Burlington 12 12 3 6 - 33 Moorestown 9 5 5 17 - 36 NB: Brianna Coit 8, Shelby Dolan 12, Courtney Funk 2, Erika Hill 2, Marissa Rivera 2, Amirah Terry 7. M: Frankie Angeleri 6, Jessie Britton 3, Miranda Chrone 2, Shannon Keeler 8, Tristan McGinley 6, Adriana Pendino 1, Maura Talvacchia 10.
January 16, 2013 |
Despite a late flurry by Burlington Township's Kenny Davis, Northern Burlington held on for a 59-58 triumph in a Burlington County Liberty Division boys' basketball game Tuesday. Davis scored eight of his 10 points in the final period, and Burlington Township outscored Northern Burlington, 22-14. Northern Burlington's Stephon Gardiare had 22 points. Jalen Ferguson and Ryan Sherman each had 15 points for Burlington Township. Northern Burlington 15 12 18 14 - 59 Burlington Township 7 13 16 22 - 58 NB: Frank Bilancio 4, Marcus Brown 11, Stephon Gadiare 22, Joey Montalvo 8, Marshe Terry 14. BT: Kenny Davis 10, Jalen Ferguson 15, Taji Hardwick 6, Nijewel Holiday 4, Kardar Hollman 8, Ryan Sherman 15.
March 6, 2013 |
Northern Burlington's furious fourth-quarter rally came up short, as visiting Lawrence held off the third-seeded Greyhounds, 56-49, to win the Central Jersey Group 3 boys' basketball championship Tuesday night. "We had to bring the pressure up another notch in the fourth," Greyhounds coach Gene Darling said. Northern Burlington guard Jalen Peacock drained a three-pointer to cut the deficit, which was 17 points entering the quarter, to four with 31 seconds left, but Lawrence's Semei Mitchell (17 points)
January 28, 2016 |
His team trailing by a point with little more than three minutes to play, Cameron Tucker was alone in the right corner with the basketball and the game in his hands. He never hesitated. "That's my shot," Tucker said. "My team counts on me to make that shot. I couldn't let them down. " Tucker splashed the three-pointer and added four free throws down the stretch to power Northern Burlington County to a 63-53 victory over Pemberton in a Burlington County League clash of top-16 teams on Tuesday night.
December 15, 2012 |
Rashone Damon's last-second free throw capped Cinnaminson's comeback and sealed a 63-62 win against visiting Northern Burlington on Friday in a Burlington County Liberty Division boys' basketball matchup. With the game tied at 62, Damon drew a foul on a putback with one second left. He then knocked down the first of two free throws to give the Pirates the lead. Cinnaminson trailed by as many as nine points in the fourth quarter before ripping off a late run. Xavier Wilson scored a game-high 23 points for the Pirates, and Jackson Merget added 17. Joey Montalvo paced Northern Burlington with 22 points.
April 23, 2014 |
Ryan Shinn did not let Cherokee make much contact Monday. The Chiefs had an even harder time getting a hit against the Northern Burlington lefthander. Shinn struck out 15 and threw his first no-hitter in Northern Burlington's 7-0 win in a Grand Slam Classic consolation game at Washington Lake Park. He walked one and Northern Burlington made an error as Shinn faced only two batters over the minimum. Mike Defilippis helped provide the offense with a two-run triple. In other Grand Slam Classic play: Colin McCallister scored twice and knocked in another two runs in host Washington Township's 9-5 win in the semifinals against Cinnaminson.
May 18, 2015 |
Kevin Welsh was trying to bunt. He ended up delivering the biggest hit of the game. After fouling off two bunt attempts in falling behind 0-2 in the count, Welsh lined an RBI triple to power Northern Burlington County to a 6-4 victory over Haddonfield in nine innings in the quarterfinals of the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic on Saturday. "That's Kevin," Northern Burlington coach Rich Doppler said of his senior shortstop. Welsh, the team's No. 9 hitter, collected a double and triple and scored two runs as Northern Burlington (22-3)