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February 24, 2013 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
When Pennridge junior Scott Parker won his first district championship Saturday, there was not much emotion. Parker struggled to the top of the podium to accept honors as the PIAA District 1 Class AAA East champion at 113 pounds and stared stoically toward the cameras capturing his moment. While he understands the accomplishment after falling in the finals last year, he realizes this is only a stepping-stone to his ultimate goal. "It feels good, but my main goal is a state title," said Parker, one of 14 district East champions crowned Saturday at Hatboro-Horsham.
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October 3, 1992 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Egg Harbor Township quarterback Scott Parker last night gave a late-game clinic in operating the no-huddle offense. And in doing so, the senior rallied the Eagles to a 23-20 victory over Holy Spirit in a Cape Atlantic League American Division game. Egg Harbor Township, No. 5 in The Inquirer's South Jersey ratings, improved to 3-0 overall and in the division. Spirit , which has now lost its games by a combined four points, falls to 0-2, 0-2. Spirit was leading, 20-17, and stood one play away from a victory when Parker continued his magic.
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October 31, 1992 | By Tom Williams, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Egg Harbor Township quarterback Scott Parker connected with wide receiver Jonathan Parker for a touchdown late in the third period to spark the Eagles to a 16-14 win over Millville last night. The win ended a two-game losing streak for the Eagles (4-2 overall, 4-2 league) and dropped Millville (3-3, 3-2) out of a tie for first place in the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference. "That was Scott Parker at his best," said Township coach Garry Schultz. "We had called an inside trap, but when he saw Millville lined up tight, he made a decision to switch.
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November 21, 1992 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Turnovers proved to be the difference. Egg Harbor Township, taking advantage of three Absegami first-half turnovers, defeated the visiting Braves, 28-0, in last night's South Jersey Group 3 football semifinal. Egg Harbor Township, No. 11 in The Inquirer's South Jersey ratings and now 7-2, will meet the winner of today's other Group 3 semifinal between Ocean City and Lacey Township on the weekend of Dec. 4. The game marked the second time EHT has defeated Absegami. The Eagles scored an earlier 10-7 Cape-Atlantic League American Conference win over the Braves.
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November 7, 1992 | By Tom Williams, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Egg Harbor Township scored two first-quarter touchdowns last night and went on to shut out Atlantic City, 27-0, to take over first place in the Cape- Atlantic League American Conference. The Eagles (5-2 overall, 5-2 league) entered the game ranked No. 13 in South Jersey by The Inquirer and tied for second place in the conference behind Atlantic City (5-2, 4-2). They now have a half-game lead over Ocean City, which can tie for first with a win at Vineland today. "We seem to be peaking at the right time," EHT coach Garry Schultz said.
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December 6, 1992 | By Tom Williams, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Whenever Egg Harbor Township needed a big defensive play yesterday in its 14-0 win over Lacey Township in the South Jersey Group 3 championship game, someone made it. Interceptions by Jason Larned, David Dudley, Matt Kopp and Jonathan Parker shut off four threats by previously undefeated Lacey Township (10-1). A recovered fumble by Dave Reckenbeil set up the first touchdown by Egg Harbor Township (9-2), which is No. 9 in The Inquirer Top 15. And Isaiah Morris, Ed Lichotta, Varion Thomas and Jose Sanchez all broke into the Lacey backfield at one time during the game, making plays for minus yardage that prevented drives from coming together.
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October 18, 1992 | By Tom Williams, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Senior Anthony Constantine sprinted 45 yards for a touchdown with just over two minutes left in the game yesterday to seal Ocean City's 30-20 win over Egg Harbor Township in a Cape-Atlantic League American Conference battle. The victory lifted Ocean City (3-1 overall, 3-1 league) into first place in the Cape-American by one-half game over Atlantic City, Millville and Oakcrest. The Raiders lost to Millville but have defeated both the Vikings and Falcons. Egg Harbor Township (3-2, 3-2)
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March 10, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
HERSHEY, Pa. - Mike Boykin donned his gold medal for the first time inside the Giant Center, lifted his coach with one arm, and punched the air in triumph with the other. It was that kind of day for Boykin (40-0), as the Coatesville senior earned his first state title in his final high school bout, defeating Boyertown sophomore Jordan Wood on Saturday night in the 220-pound final, 5-2. "It's about time," Boykin said, jokingly. "I was pretty confident going into the match, and it's something I've worked for since I was a freshman.
SPORTS
December 9, 2013 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
For the national anthem, Delsea's 19 seniors stood on the field, arms locked, helmets on the ground in front of their feet. It was a show of solidarity before the final game of their careers. It also was a sign of things to come. "To win a football game like this, you have to be 'one,' " Delsea senior linebacker Scott Parker said after the Crusaders' 31-7 victory over Barnegat in the South Jersey Group 3 final Saturday at Rowan University. Parker led a dominating defense and Delsea's potent ground game generated 369 rushing yards as the Crusaders (10-2)
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December 13, 2012 | By Megan Soisson, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Listed in alphabetical order. Josh DiSanto, Pennsbury The senior finished seventh in the state at 126 pounds last season, capping a 36-3 campaign. He has just nine losses in his high school career and will wrestle at 126 and 132 this season. Of the area's returning state place-winners, DiSanto has the highest career win percentage, .926.   John Dutrow, Council Rock North A fourth-place finisher at states last season, Dutrow makes a small jump up a weight class - from 132 pounds to 138 - for his senior season.
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March 11, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
While Saturday was Mike Boykin's night to cherish, other wrestlers did not enjoy a storybook ending once the PIAA Class AAA tournament drew to a close. Three Southeastern Pennsylvania seniors made it three-fourths of the way in their final state-title quests by Saturday night: Coatesville's Boykin (220 pounds), Pennridge's Scott Parker (120), and Father Judge's Joe Galasso (145). Each rolled through three winner's-bracket matches and stood one match away from the top spot on the podium.
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March 10, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
HERSHEY, Pa. - Mike Boykin donned his gold medal for the first time inside the Giant Center, lifted his coach with one arm, and punched the air in triumph with the other. It was that kind of day for Boykin (40-0), as the Coatesville senior earned his first state title in his final high school bout, defeating Boyertown sophomore Jordan Wood on Saturday night in the 220-pound final, 5-2. "It's about time," Boykin said, jokingly. "I was pretty confident going into the match, and it's something I've worked for since I was a freshman.
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March 9, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
HERSHEY, Pa. - The Mike Boykin-Jordan Wood rivalry might feature a new chapter on Saturday. Boykin, of Coatesville, and Wood, of Boyertown, each have enjoyed two big wins in the early rounds of the PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament and berths in the 220-pound semifinals at the Giant Center. They might meet again in Saturday's finals. Boykin, a senior, knocked off Wood, a sophomore, in the Southeast Region tournament last weekend, avenging a one-point loss to Wood in the regional final last season.
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March 8, 2014 | The Inquirer Staff
Joe Galasso's quest for a second state wrestling title began without a hitch Thursday. The unbeaten senior from Father Judge racked up a dominating win in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey. Galasso, 24-0 and wrestling at 145 pounds, scored a technical-fall victory over Hadyn Swortwood of Jersey Shore. Galasso prevailed, 22-7, in 4 minutes, 40 seconds. Central Bucks East's Francesco Fabozzi remained on track for a possible meeting with Galasso in the semifinals by dispatching Nathan Cheek of Wyoming Valley West, 11-6.
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March 7, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
Richie Cerebe's road to the state wrestling tournament was different, to say the least. The senior is the lone wrestler at his school, Calvary Christian, and is coached by his father, Rich, among others at MPR Endurance, a mixed- martial-arts gym in Fairless Hills, Bucks County. Cerebe will be representing Calvary Christian in Hershey this weekend, after winning the 152-pound final in the Southeast Region Class AA tournament Saturday at Wilson-West Lawn. "He wanted to be [at Calvary Christian]
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February 24, 2014 | By Andrew Parent, Inquirer Staff Writer
This season has been a different type of ride for Souderton wrestler Kolton Veit. Saddled with the loss of his best friend to leukemia two weeks before the start of the season, the Indians senior has taken the weight of those emotions out on the mat. "It's been a hard time, but I like to use my anger out on the mats," Veit said. "I always pray to him and to God before my matches now. It's just made this year completely different, and I have more motivation to be successful now than I ever have before.
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December 9, 2013 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
For the national anthem, Delsea's 19 seniors stood on the field, arms locked, helmets on the ground in front of their feet. It was a show of solidarity before the final game of their careers. It also was a sign of things to come. "To win a football game like this, you have to be 'one,' " Delsea senior linebacker Scott Parker said after the Crusaders' 31-7 victory over Barnegat in the South Jersey Group 3 final Saturday at Rowan University. Parker led a dominating defense and Delsea's potent ground game generated 369 rushing yards as the Crusaders (10-2)
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March 7, 2013 | By Joey Cranney, Inquirer Staff Writer
Beginning on Thursday, the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., will be transformed from the regular venue for Hershey Bears ice hockey into a mecca of Pennsylvania high school wrestling for the PIAA Class AAA championships. Wrestling people will take over the 10,500-seat multipurpose arena. Officials will organize, parents will cheer (and boo), and wrestlers will grapple for a chance at a state title. The championships will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday with the first round of three days of competition to decide the state's best wrestlers.
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February 24, 2013 | By Nick Carroll, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When Pennridge junior Scott Parker won his first district championship Saturday, there was not much emotion. Parker struggled to the top of the podium to accept honors as the PIAA District 1 Class AAA East champion at 113 pounds and stared stoically toward the cameras capturing his moment. While he understands the accomplishment after falling in the finals last year, he realizes this is only a stepping stone to his ultimate goal. "It feels good, but my main goal is a state title," said Parker, one of the 14 district champ crowned Saturday at Hatboro-Horsham.
SPORTS
February 24, 2013 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
When Pennridge junior Scott Parker won his first district championship Saturday, there was not much emotion. Parker struggled to the top of the podium to accept honors as the PIAA District 1 Class AAA East champion at 113 pounds and stared stoically toward the cameras capturing his moment. While he understands the accomplishment after falling in the finals last year, he realizes this is only a stepping-stone to his ultimate goal. "It feels good, but my main goal is a state title," said Parker, one of 14 district East champions crowned Saturday at Hatboro-Horsham.
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