November 22, 2015 |
This time it went the other way for a Timber Creek football team that had suffered three agonizing losses during the regular season. A fourth looked possible until the third-down pass from the Chargers 11 fell incomplete. The clock hit zero, and Timber Creek hit the ground running in celebration. The Chargers are in their accustomed position of earning a chance to play in early December after a pulsating, 30-24 win Friday night at top-seeded Hammonton in the South Jersey Group 4 semifinal.
November 21, 2015 |
This time next season, Cameron Chambers and Noah Ellison plan to be playing NCAA Division I football. But they have unfinished business as high school athletes. Chambers and Ellison, a pair of senior wide receivers, will lead fourth-seeded Timber Creek into Friday night's South Jersey Group 4 showdown with top-seeded Hammonton. Timber Creek is attempting to make the sectional finals for the fifth year in a row. After winning titles in 2011 and 2012, the Chargers lost in the championship game in 2013 and 2014.
November 8, 2015 |
The number on the visitors' side of the scoreboard Friday night was one Lenape's West Jersey Colonial football opponents know all too well. Zero. As in the amount of wins the rest of the division has managed against the 10th-ranked Indians over the last two years. Lenape put the finishing touches on its second consecutive perfect division season with a 20-0 victory over Rancocas Valley. Joseph Kellum carried 30 times for 214 yards and two TDs to lead the Indians, who have held 12 of their last 17 opponents to a touchdown or less.
October 31, 2015 |
Jelani McCargo found his stride after the first week of the season. So did the Woodrow Wilson football team. McCargo, a junior running back, has scored a touchdown in six straight games as Woodrow Wilson has gone 5-1 and moved to the brink of a berth in the South Jersey Group 3 tournament. Woodrow Wilson (5-2), which has a bye next weekend, unofficially would clinch their first tournament berth since 2011 with a victory at Willingboro (2-5) on Friday night. "He's really come on," Woodrow Wilson coach Preston Brown said of McCargo.
October 28, 2015 |
Lenape's Liz Mercado, Delaney Stimson, Caroline McKenna, and Kristen Viggiano each scored in a shootout at sixth-seeded Hightstown on Monday to give the 11th-seeded Indians a 4-2 win on strokes in a Central Jersey Group 4 field hockey first-round game. The game was tied, 1-1, at the end of overtime. Viggiano got Lenape on the board with a first-half goal off an assist from Kelly Bartolomeo. Alie Louie recorded five saves to earn the win. S.J. Group 4 First Round. Christina Orio had a hat trick in host No. 7 Cherokee's 7-1 win over No. 10 Millville.
October 14, 2015 |
Louis Hark, Dan Lim and Dominic Moore scored Monday to lead Eastern to a 3-2 Olympic Conference victory at Timber Creek. Zach Goldberg, Terrell Collins and Tom Katsaros recorded assists for Eastern, which is ranked ninth in South Jersey by The Inquirer. Nonleague. Jakwan Robinson scored two goals and Salem defeated host Woodrow Wilson, 4-3, in overtime. Robinson added an assist and Juan Luis Gomez and Noah Underwood also scored. Andrew Blasczyk, Trey Parker and Geoff Schaefer scored as Woodstown clipped Clearview, 3-2. Tri-County Diamond.
October 11, 2015 |
He prepared for the play in practice, he knew it was coming. And when he looked in the opposing quarterback's eyes, he expected what was about to happen. But there was one difference. "In practice, I dropped the ball," Tyreek Williams said with a laugh. This time, he caught it. Williams swatted a pass at the line of scrimmage and held onto the ball for a 36-yard interception return for a touchdown on the second play of the third quarter. It was the highlight of a dominant defensive effort in Timber Creek's 14-0 shutout win at home over Kingsway on Friday night.
October 6, 2015 |
At a team meeting on Monday, Washington Township coach Mark Wechter asked his players to close their eyes and envision beating Timber Creek. On a rainy and windy Friday night, the Minutemen outdid their own imaginations. Scoring what Wechter called "a big statement win for our program," Washington Township used a 72-yard interception return for touchdown by Matteo Murgia on the first play of the third overtime for a 28-22 victory over perennial South Jersey power Timber Creek. Murgia's walk-off return triggered a wild celebration for the Minutemen and their fans and left Wechter "too choked up" to talk very much to his players after the game.
September 27, 2015 |
Delsea quarterback Quinn Collins ran for four touchdowns on Friday night. That wasn't even the most noteworthy thing about the senior's sensational performance. Collins completed two huge passes in the final eight minutes as Delsea rallied from a 10-point deficit to stun top-ranked Timber Creek 35-31 before a huge crowd at John Oberg Field. "Monumental," Collins said of the Crusaders' victory over the Chargers, who were the No. 1 team in The Inquirer's Top 25 rankings. Collins scored on three quarterback sneaks from one yard out and ran 19 yards for another touchdown for fifth-ranked Delsea in the wildly entertaining West Jersey Football League National Division game.
September 26, 2015 |
Luis Rivadeneira and Danny Morgan each scored and recorded two assists Thursday to pace Rancocas Valley - the top-ranked boys' soccer team in South Jersey by The Inquirer - to a 6-0 victory at Moorestown in a Burlington County League matchup. Dylan Mohan made six saves to give the Red Devils their sixth straight win. Elsewhere in the Burlington County League: Pat McCarthy, Mike Reid, and Mason Stepnowski each scored to carry host Cinnaminson over Delran, 3-2. Doran Keys and Devin Plumlee each scored twice in Maple Shade's 6-2 win over visiting Trenton Catholic.