Chris Santo became the all-time leading scorer in Cherry Hill school district boys' basketball on Tuesday when the Cherry Hill East standout scored 27 points in the Cougars' 56-44 loss to Williamstown during the Virginia Whitaker Tournament at East.
Curtis Hopkins scored 22 points and D'Shawn Haines added 14 for Williamstown, which had a 27-16 surge over the two middle periods in the round-robin competition named for the former Cherry Hill East athletic director.
Santo, a 6-foot-5 senior who will attend Vermont next fall, entered the game tied with Cherry Hill West record holder Brian Spell (1988) at 1,877 career points each. Santo now has 1,904 points.
Also at East, Cherry Hill West's 48-36 win over Gloucester Catholic included Marquis Goodman's 14 points and four steals.
Boardwalk Classic. Shawnee, ranked No. 2 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, suffered a 65-43 loss to Philadelphia's Father Judge in the Ernie Troiano Bracket at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Renegades' Matt Chiusano had 21 points and eight rebounds.
Also at Wildwood, Middle Township edged Woodbury, 70-68, in overtime behind Garrett Kerr's 27 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.
In the Bill Osborn Bracket, Penns Grove made 28 of 58 shots from the floor and upended Egg Harbor Township, 61-39. Malcolm Chase registered 13 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
Pleasantville's Josh Evans grabbed 13 rebounds, and Kenny Brown posted 13 points with four assists amid a 62-42 triumph over Wildwood.
Lower Cape May advanced to the Jay Craven Bracket final with a 58-50 overtime thriller over Winslow Township. Brandon Pascucci (16) made both ends of a one-and-one with 13 seconds left to seal the outcome, and George Moore grabbed 10 rebounds.
Lenape Board 34 Showcase. Kingsway, ranked No. 8, got 13 points from Rondell Gilmore but suffered its first loss, 45-27, against Malvern Prep.
Lenape converted Brad Robertson's 17 points, Josh Ace's 11 and Evan Ward's 10 into a 52-39 victory over Moorestown.
Audubon Tournament. Cinnaminson broke open a close game with a 26-13 fourth quarter in which Mark Berardis scored all of his eight points, and Napolean Blamon (22) and Dan Haddon (17) had seven each, leading to a 74-55 first-round win over Gloucester.
Moorestown Friends will be Cinnaminson's title-game opponent after the Foxes toppled Audubon, 52-25. Dan Richards saved eight of his game-high 22 points for the fourth quarter.
Delran Tournament. Balanced scoring by Cory Cort (19), Fred Young (18) and Alex Irvin (17) allowed Northern Burlington to hold off a late rally by Pennsauken Tech (Brandon Rembert 24) and prevail, 74-68.
Derrick Mitchell's 20 points was not enough to prevent Delran's 68-44 loss to Princeton Day.
Garnet and Gold Tournament. Shaquan Hall, one of four players in double figures for host Haddon Heights, grabbed 12 rebounds during a 79-32 rout of GAMP.
Michael Tucker Tournament. Wyatt Polk's 28 points and Mike Lacatena's 12 rebounds ignited Haddonfield's 72-42 romp over Nottingham in a first-round game at Bordentown.
Florence, a 57-24 winner over Bordentown with Adam Schmidt's 19-point game, will meet Haddonfield for the title at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Woodrow Wilson Tournament. Xavier Robinson, a 6-foot-4 center, piled up 19 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks while dominating Woodrow Wilson's 50-37 semifinal win over Capital Prep Charter.
Maple Shade Tournament. The host Wildcats beat Buena, 49-41, as Martile Harris provided 12 points and five rebounds.
Christian Klumpp's 11 rebounds and five assists supported Percell Downes' 16-point game, steering Clayton past Camden County Tech, 61-42.
Northeast Catholic Classic. Bishop Eustace won its opener in Trumbull, Conn., 60-52, over Trinity Catholic (Conn.). Leading by one point at halftime, Eustace fashioned a 22-13 third quarter as Sho DaSilva scored 10 of his 14 points in the period.
Colt Classic. Host Cumberland used a 1-3-1 press to hold Schalick without a basket in a 17-2 second quarter, fueling a 66-55 win. DeSean Cross scored 17 points for the Colts.
Cherokee's Ben Fanjoy edged top-seeded Codie Spatz of Burlington Township, 3-1, to win the 160-pound title at the Hunterdon Central Invitational Tournament.
In other highlights in the 10-school competition, Buena and Delran had two individual winners apiece. The Chiefs' Billy Ward (119 pounds) and Dillon Berghof (130), and Delran's Dan Pak (135) and Travis McDowell (140) won titles.
Seneca's Declan Deveney took the 171-pound crown, and Burlington Township's Kevin Devoy prevailed at 125.