May 11, 2015 |
Sophomore Jack Hastings made the most out of the William "Biff" Roseboro Baseball Tournament on Saturday, as he and his Collingswood teammates were victorious in the tournament they hosted. Hastings set the tone for the home team in game one, tossing a no-hitter in a 16-1 victory over Camden. The sophomore struck out three. He also knocked in two runs. Hastings proved to be vital in the championship game as well, delivering two more RBIs to help defeat Vineland, 7-2. Lucas Rollins helped the cause with a two-run home run in the first.
April 30, 2015 |
Jordan Wahrenberger slammed a two-run homer in the seventh inning to help Seneca roll past host Timber Creek, 11-5, in an Olympic Conference softball game Tuesday. Wahrenberger also scored three times and had two RBIs. Kendra Decker added four hits and two runs. In another Olympic Conference game, Dallas Urban and Hannah Merachnik each had two hits, and host Paul VI downed Lenape, 4-0. Alexa Toner tossed a four-hitter. Burlington County. Lauren Booth struck out six, and Hannah Kraszewski went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and scored a run to help visiting Maple Shade nip Delran, 6-5. Katie Schroeder went 3 for 4, scored once and had four RBIs, and Carli Shaw went 3 for 5 and scored twice to help host Bordentown stymie Pemberton, 16-1.
April 26, 2015
Softball OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Timber Creek 5, Camden Catholic 4: Tara Eller's one-out, walk-off single drove in Maddie Petroski to win it for the Chargers. Petroski tripled, and also earned the win with five strikeouts in four innings. Eller finished 2 for 4, with two doubles and two RBIs. Timber Creek scored four runs in the sixth to tie it. Shawnee 4, Cherokee 0: Kaitlin Konopka was 3 for 3 with a double and drove in a run for the hosts. Kayla Pagano struck out four and earned the win. BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE Maple Shade 10, Riverside 7: Lauren Booth was 4 for 4 with a home run, three runs scored, and a run batted in for the visitors.
April 24, 2015 |
Evan Powell belted a three-run home run in Cherokee's 6-2 victory at Timber Creek in an Olympic Conference baseball game Wednesday. John Gavura had a double, a triple, and a run. Shane Albertson had a pair of hits and also scored. In another Olympic matchup, Tim Seagreaves had a pair of doubles, including one that drove in two runs to tie the game in the seventh, and helped Washington Township win 9-7 at Camden Catholic. Vinny Fanty scored the go-ahead run on an error. Tri-County Classic.
April 19, 2015
Softball OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Washington Township 11, Cherokee 0: Lauren Shannon struck out eight in a one-hitter as the Minutemaids won on the road. Jessica Hughes was 4 for 4 with a double and a home run. She had an RBI and scored four runs. Bishop Eustace 6, Seneca 0: Izzy Kelley struck out nine and walked four in a complete game to earn the home win. Izzy Dewes went 2 for 3 with two RBI and a run scored for the Crusaders. Timber Creek 18, Winslow Township 3: Tara Eller went 3 for 3 with four runs scored and a RBI as Timber Creek earned the edge at home.
April 19, 2015 |
The Winslow Township baseball team was hot. The Timber Creek baseball team was not. The Eagles were riding high after consecutive shutout victories over Bishop Eustace and Seneca by a combined score of 12-0. The Chargers were coming off a 10-0 loss to Eastern. But this just in: Baseball is a funny game. "This was a huge win for us," Timber Creek coach John Gladden said after his squad's 4-3 victory over visiting Winslow Township in an Olympic Conference National Division game Friday afternoon.
April 5, 2015 |
First he was making some alert plays on defense, then Kareem Ali returned a kick for a good distance and was congratulated by his new teammates. Running around on this breezy March day earlier this week, Ali sure didn't look like a freshman, but that is indeed what he is. While the rest of the people Ali began classes with at Timber Creek in September are finishing their senior year, he has accelerated the process, having graduated early and now...
March 14, 2015 |
The unmistakable feeling was that with just one more minute - perhaps even less than that - Timber Creek would be playing for a state championship on Sunday. The Chargers had Middletown South on the ropes Thursday night when the clock cut short a furious comeback attempt, ending Timber Creek's season with a 51-48 loss in the state Group 3 semifinals at Deptford. After the game, Brittany Martin, as she has been for the last four years, was the face of her team's effort. She bent over, hands on her knees - partly out of frustration, but mostly because she had just left every ounce of energy she had on the court.
March 11, 2015 |
Brittany Martin scored 20 points to help second-seeded Timber Creek defeat visiting No. 4 Woodrow Wilson, 60-51, in the South Jersey Group 3 final Monday in girls' basketball. Joie Brittingham added 13 points and Kirsten Flournoy added 12 for the Chargers. Ly'ayshia Stevens finished with 13 points for Woodrow Wilson. South Jersey Group 1 Girls' Semifinal Morgan Lenahan had 29 points in top-seeded Haddon Township's 68-45 win over visiting fourth-seeded Wildwood.
March 7, 2015 |
At the end of the game, there were hugs and high fives, and crowds orbiting around Brittany Martin. But for a few brief moments, her father, Mike, managed to pull her aside, alone near midcourt. The two were face to face. Father was talking, daughter was listening. Such a unique milestone, it seemed, offered an irresistible parenting moment. "He was just telling me that all the hard work is finally paying off," Brittany Martin said. "He said that for the past four years, all the extra hours I put in - actually, even before high school - is now paying off. " Hard work has been something of a family slogan for the Martin family.