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S. Jersey Boys | Holy Spirit rallies to top Archbishop Ryan in final

After falling behind by 12-5 in the opening period, Holy Spirit rallied to win the Boardwalk Cup bracket, 50-38, over Archbishop Ryan (Pa.) at the Boardwalk Boys' Basketball Classic yesterday in Wildwood.

After falling behind by 12-5 in the opening period,

Holy Spirit

rallied to win the Boardwalk Cup bracket, 50-38, over

Archbishop Ryan

(Pa.) at the Boardwalk Boys' Basketball Classic yesterday in Wildwood.

Ryan Brooks had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Matt DeSouza scored 18 for Holy Spirit.


won the consolation game, 47-44, over


in overtime as Bobby Painter's three-pointer with 10 seconds left in regulation forced the extra period. Dwayne Gland's 14 points led the Tartans to their first win.

In other action at Wildwood,

St. Joseph

's Norman White made 8 of 13 shots from the field in a 24-point effort that highlighted a 53-38 George Betz Memorial bracket win over

Ocean City

. Brandon Sharp chipped in with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

In the Jay Craven bracket semifinals,

Timber Creek

shot 50 percent from the field, including 6 of 11 from three-point range, in a 53-43 win over

Middle Township

. The Chargers' Marquise Smith delivered 20 points and 10 rebounds.


also advanced, topping


, 51-40, with Kevin Booth's 16 points, five rebounds and three steals.

Virginia Whitaker.


Cherry Hill East

won the tournament, 47-33, over rival

Cherry Hill West

. Logan Marro led the Cougars with four three-pointers, 16 points, six assists and five rebounds.

Woodrow Wilson.

Dior Johnson scored 16 points but it was not enough to prevent

Woodrow Wilson

's 56-52 championship loss to

Life Center

. Dillon Talley had 20 points to take MVP honors for Life Center.

Pioneer Hoops.

Tourney MVP Eric Sheridan totaled 15 points and 14 rebounds and Adrian Branch (9 points) sank a pair of three-pointers in a 24-7 fourth quarter surge that carried host




, 54-40, in the title game. Will Simmons had 12 points to pace the Mustangs.

West Deptford

won the consolation game, 60-44, over


as Michael Schultes had 20 points and A.J. Greenwald added 18.


Kevin Janowski had 13 points and 10 boards for host

New Egypt

, which won the tournament by rallying from 12 points down in the last period to beat


, 36-33.

Eastern States.

Isiah Vaughn had 16 points and Mike Pendleton added 15 for


in a 61-47 consolation win over


at Trenton Catholic.

Red Devil/Blue Devil.

Kevin Baggett's 18 points and Quincy Hendryx's 16 led

Burlington Township

to its first win, 59-38, over

New Brunswick

in the consolation.


First-period pins by Travis McDowell (112), Keith Robinson (125) and Zach DeYoung (130) powered


to a 66-3 win at

Maple Shade

in a Burlington County League match.


With 17 points in the first three bouts,


got a quick start toward a 45-20 win over visiting


. Jim Hatzell's 15-0 technical fall in the opening bout at 103 was followed by pins from Brett Palombo (112) and Eric Hamrick (119).

New Egypt

's first win was a 46-25 verdict at

St. Joseph

that included a 7-1 decision by Alex Hinger at 135, breaking a 25-25 deadlock. The Warriors then added pins by Tom Carr (140) and Mike Schwarze (145).


swept three matches in a quad meet at


, topping the host Braves, 49-25, and adding a 42-29 victory over


and a 34-30 thriller over

Watchung Hills


For the Bulldogs, Isaiah Oswald (119) pinned Dale Mupo in 1:30 to clinch the win over Watchung Hills in the final bout at 119. Joe Delviscio (140) and Ray Schlitt (145) came through with key decisions by two-point margins.

Oswald joined teammates Kyle Klaus (103) and Chris Rahn (189) in winning three matches each.

Consecutive pins from Anthony Angelo (152), Chad Smith (160) and Zac Giovanetti (171) helped


rally from a 30-24 deficit and take an insurmountable 42-30 lead en route to a 42-36 win over


in a match at Millville.



defeated Mainland, 55-23, with pins by Anthony Wilson (171), Jacob Jablonski (189) and Jeremy Wilson (215) to start the meet, and by Terrence Hunter (145), Mike Bellardino (152) and James Hoffman (160) to finish it.

Anthony Wilson also nailed down the meet-clinching pin as the Thunderbolts, aided by four forfeit wins, defeated


, 40-33.

Washington Township

swept seven straight weights from Christian Salera's pin at 103 to Steve Swayze's pin at 140 and drilled Mainland, 52-21.

The Minutemen also beat Millville, 44-34, as pins by Charlie Huff (119), Keith Lewis (125) and Frank Higgins (135) joined a decision by Salera to provide 21 straight points and a 27-6 lead.