Cherokee's Paul Sims pinned top-seeded Marcus Lawrence of Hightstown to win the 189-pound title and help the Chiefs take the team title at the Pine Barrens Wrestling Tournament at Shawnee on Saturday.

Sims won all three of his matches by fall and was one of four Cherokee individual winners, joining Joe Lemerise (130 pounds), Ben Fanjoy (160), and Jeremy Reese (215).

Delran finished second in the seven-team competition, fueled by individual champs Dan Pak (135), Travis McDowell (145), and Mark Denny (152).

Patriot Duals. Bordentown dominated three opponents on its home mats and captured the championship.

The Scotties beat runner-up Clayton/Glassboro, 50-18, and added a 75-6 win over Gloucester Catholic and a 65-14 verdict over Notre Dame.

For Bordentown, Justin McTamney had three pins at 119 pounds, Shawn Gavin scored three falls at 140, and Chris Nitschmann added two pins and a decision at 125.

Nonleague. First-period pins from Michael Zold (119), Matthew Cosgrove (171), Eric McMullen (215), and Nick Curl (285) fueled Paulsboro's 61-18 triumph over visiting Lower Cape May.

Gloucester spoiled Cedar Creek's wrestling program debut, 36-28, as the host Lions got key decisions by Joe Pete at 130, Dan Laluk at 135, Jeff Warner at 152, and Domingo Fre, who outlasted Shane Barry, 17-12, at 189.

Pitman's 72-9 win over visiting Palmyra included seven forfeit wins, and pins by Padraic Kinnarney (135), Ian MacCorkle (160), Curtis Nealer (215), and Taylor Messer (285).


Dominic Cain blocked five shots and Kyle George came through with 13 rebounds and three assists, as Willingboro blasted Bridgeton, 69-53, in the opener of the Ocean City PBA Tipoff Weekend.

Cain and George also combined for 17 points. Tyrell Maloney had 18 points while Maurice Counts, Mike Owens, and Noah Taylor scored 10 apiece for the Chimeras.

Frank Nock had a game-high 22 points for Bridgeton.

In other Tipoff action:

Rashon Sorrell's three-pointer with two seconds remaining lifted Millville over Atlantic Christian, 79-78.

Bishop Evans (19 points), Jaymere Hadden (18), Nick Kirey (13), and Sorrell (12) supplied the bulk of the Thunderbolts' scoring.

Vance Matthews scored 19 to lead the Lower Cape May offense and George Moore posted five points, 12 rebounds, three assists, and two blocks to make the Tigers 46-37 winners over Wildwood Catholic.

Nonleague. T.J. Tassi made five three-point baskets in scoring 23 and fellow senior Pete Coulter came through with 13 points, 10 assists, and three steals in pacing host Audubon to a 71-42 romp past GAMP of the Philadelphia Public League.

Freshman guard Rodney Williams scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half and added six rebounds and a pair of assists to highlight Cherry Hill West's 87-38 rout of visiting Northwest Prep. Derrick Ray added 17 points for the Lions, who received scoring from 13 players and enjoyed a 62-15 halftime lead.

Lindenwold placed four scorers in double figures, led by Jason Hutzler's 18-point effort, as the Lions held off host St. Joseph, 57-51. Xavier Nobles, Bruce Hicks, and Zhaire McCormick had 10 points apiece for Lindenwold, while Zach Grant's 17 points paced the Wildcats.

James Bullock of Overbrook outscored Pennsauken Tech's Brandon Fuentes, 21-19, to lead the Rams to a 68-64 home win. Dan Wilson scored 14 and Dominic Mapp contributed 10 points and 11 rebounds for Overbrook, while Brandon Fuentes (19 points) and Pedro Jiminez (14) aided the Tornados.