Balanced scoring by Bud Johnson, John Fogarty and Chris Harris steered host
to a 65-62 victory over
yesterday in the final game of the three-day Ocean City PBA Tipoff Weekend.
Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Fogarty had 13 points and Harris scored 10, offsetting Clark Hindelang's 25-point, 14-rebound effort for the Crusaders.
Also at Ocean City, Tyler Morganweck's 30 points topped 11
scorers in an 82-55 win over
St. Augustine Invitational.
Cherry Hill East
made 16 of 24 foul shots, including 2 for 2 each by Seth Friedman and George Chukwueze down the stretch, to wrap up a 42-31 win over
East's Alex Saltzburg, a 6-foot-3 point guard, had 10 points and 11 defensive rebounds.
, winner of the state Group 4 title in two of the last three seasons, suffered a 50-35 loss to
in the Hoop Group Tournament at Kean College.
Tech, the three-time state Group 1 winner from 2004-2006, got four three-pointers from Diana Hubbard (19) in a 20-11 third-quarter that turned a one-point lead into a 10-point advantage. The Braves' Sara Mostafa scored 16 points.
Ocean City PBA Weekend.
Ashley Durham's 23 points and six rebounds led Sacred Heart past Palmyra, 61-51, spoiling a 28-point game by the Panthers' Lakiya Artis.
's Anthony Baldosaro and
's Mac Mancuso each returned from the two-day Beast of the East Tournament at the University of Delaware with impressive second-place finishes.
Baldosaro, seeded sixth at 140 pounds, won four matches before dropping a 9-2 verdict to top-seeded Marshall Peppelman of Central Dauphin (Pa.) in the final.
In the battle of the top two seeds at 189 pounds, top-seeded Erich Schmidtke of Aberdeen (Md.) held on for a 3-2 thriller over Mancuso, who had won five matches.
Other South Jersey placewinners included
's John Renard with a fifth place at 135 pounds; a sixth-place by
's Robert Deutsch at 103; and seventh-places from
's Taylor Walsh (119 pounds), Delsea's Luke Fedechko (130), Holy Spirit's Jerile Garrett (135) and Kingsway's Rich Bushby (145).
Ocean City PBA Tipoff Weekend
R: Kory Andrews 4, Tony Caruso 12, A.J. Drewke 11, Dylan Klemon 3, Mike Smith 9, Mike Wasco 4, Randall Webster 4, Cory Williams 8.
A: Barry Bing 5, Anthony Ciallella 3, Jamal Cunningham 5, Scott Gentry 15, John Hampton 3, DeSean McFadger 4, Tyler Morgenweck 30, Kyle Morgenweck 12, Parker 2, Purnell 1, Snow 2.
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R: Kevin Burum 10, Ryan Casey 4, Kalen Clark 5, Mike Douglas 11, Freddie Ilisse 7, Corey Karagjozi 1, Mike Lorenzo 6, Steven Michal 6.
EHT: Dann Allen 4, Jordan Chambers 13, Steve Costa 33, Kevin Marquez 9, Andrew Martinez 8, Isa Payne 1, Winston Rolls 13, Jeff Steinberg 3.
WC: Manuel Gonzalez 14, Clark Hindelang 25, Pat Kelly 14, Matt Mangold 5, Julian Miller 4.
OC: Chris Curran 6, Sean Feeney 9, John Fogarty 13, Bobby Gansert 4, Chris Harris 10, Brett Johnson 4, Bud Johnson 16, Rich Screnci 3.
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V: Matt Haddix 2, Jarell Lecator 7, Javon Porter 1, Jose Ramos 4, Jeremy Robertson 5, Terrell Sease 2, Derrick Williams 5, Hassan Williams 5.
CHE: Drew Berlinsky 12, George Chukwueze 4, Lee Dossick 9, Seth Friedman 2, Corey Isdaner 3, Logan Marro 2, Alex Saltzburg 10.
Girls' Basketball Boxes
Ocean City PBA Tipoff Weekend
SH: Deonna Boyce 2, Leah Braidi 4, Nikki Conroy 2, Ashley Durham 23, Tess Elder 2, Ferrucci 2, Kaity Lent 9, Lungu 7, Tyesha Simmonds 10.
P: Lakiya Artis 28, Kathleen Cox 6, Sam Greenwood 4, Javon Pratt 11, Quinton 2.
TC: Briyona Canty 2, Nakaida Monroe 2, Miah Register 6, Jacquel Sanders 5, Nicole Shelton 6, Marika Sprow 20, Lakeisha Sutton 31.
OC: Kelsey Boylan 2, Kelly Brady 13, Amanda Landi 6, Shannon Lane 19, Nancy White 13.
Hoop Group Tournament
A: Ty Abilla 3, Tara Booker 10, Lydia Jackson 2, Dana Keister 2, Nicole Korte 2, Sara Mostafa 16.
BT: Davis 10, Diana Hubbard 19, Johnson 8, Swanson 6, Tay 7.