February 27, 2016 |
Two Absegami players joined the 1,000-point club in the second quarter of Thursday's Cape-Atlantic League consolation game against visiting Ocean City. Steven Ferebee hit the mark on a low-post play and Vinnie Nelson reached the milestone on a drive to the basket. Nelson ended the game with 25 points, but the Indians fell to the Red Raiders, 69-55. Garrett Jones led the visitors with 21 points and made eight free throws. Ocean City boys' basketball is ranked 21st in South Jersey by The Inquirer.
February 25, 2016 |
Olivia Schuck's double-double of 10 points and 10 rebound helped host Shawnee roll past Bishop Eustace, 52-35, in an Olympic Conference game Tuesday. Jen Byrne led all scorers with 17 points and Jenna Hoffner grabbed 10 rebounds for the Renegades. In other Olympic Conference action: In a game which neither team led by more than a point after each quarter, host Lenape pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat Timber Creek, 59-51. Maddie Sims led all scorers with 23 points. Sierra Taylor posted three three-pointers as part of her game-high 19 points as Camden Catholic dominated Seneca, 68-33.
February 22, 2016 |
Mike Cohen's 1,000th career point could not have come at a more crucial point in Bishop Eustace's 60-59 win over Haddonfield at the Camden High Invitational on Saturday. Cohen scored 16 points and reached the milestone by hitting the game-winning foul shot with a half-second left on the clock. Pat Fish led the Crusaders with 19 points. Bishop Eustace is ranked 11th in South Jersey by The Inquirer. Haddonfield is 18th. Also at the Camden High Invitational, Jamal Holloway scored eight of his 20 points in the third quarter and Myles Thompson had 18 points and nine rebounds in Camden's 74-49 victory over Rancocas Valley.
February 21, 2016
Crews battled a brush fire Friday night near a Sunoco facility in Gloucester County, authorities said. The fire was reported around 8:50 p.m. near 1250 Crown Point Rd., West Deptford, the location of the Sunoco Logistics Eagle Point facility. No injuries were reported. - Robert Moran
February 20, 2016 |
Ashley Reynolds recorded a double-double with 21 points and 15 rebounds as Haddon Heights romped past visiting West Deptford, 51-31, in Thursday's Colonial Conference matchup. Reynolds also added two blocks and two steals, while Jynazha Davis notched five points, five rebounds and two assists. In other Colonial Conference action, host Gateway trailed by two after three quarters but rallied back to down Audubon, 40-34. MacKell Schultes racked up a game-high 23 points. Burlington County League.
February 19, 2016 |
They share a nickname, a zero on the right side of their won-lost records, and an understanding that their rise into the ranks of South Jersey's top wrestlers has been the result of sweat and sacrifice. But what Cameron Shields and Jason Carter really want to share is a ride to Atlantic City for the weekend of March 4-6. "That's the goal," said Carter, West Deptford's senior 182-pound wrestler. Said Shields, the Eagles' 160-pound senior: "We've been planning that for a long time.
February 14, 2016 |
Paulsboro's Nick Duca pinned Buena's Dan Wooten in just nine seconds at 113 pounds as the host Red Raiders easily dispatched the Buena Chiefs, 44-24, in Friday's South Jersey Group 1 final. Buena fared well in the highest weight class of the night with Antonio Rodriguez (285) pinning Jake Medica 17 seconds into the bout. Elsewhere in boys' wrestling: South Jersey Group 2 final. After nine matches, Collingswood led visiting West Deptford, 24-9. Michael Taulane (182) pinned Ty Thurston with 44 seconds remaining in the first round to grab six points for the Panthers.
February 12, 2016 |
Kingsway rattled off three consecutive pins on Wednesday night to seal a 36-31 win over host Egg Harbor in the South Jersey Group 5 semifinals. Trace Kinner recorded a pin in 2 minutes, 27 seconds at 120 pounds. He was followed by his brother, Quinn, who pinned in 3:04 at 126. Atlee Cullison clinched the upset with his 65-second pin at 132. The win moves third-seeded Kingsway into Friday night's final against top-seeded Southern Regional, who knocked off Cherokee, 50-21. Cherokee's Colin Wickramaratna (113)