Cherry Hill East rallied from a game down and defeated visiting Collingswood, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22, in the semifinals of the NJSIAA South Jersey boys' volleyball tournament on Wednesday.

East (18-5), seeded No. 2, will play for the sectional title at top-seeded Southern Regional, a 25-12, 25-12 winner over visiting Eastern, at 4 p.m. on Friday.

Eric Zaun, a 6-foot-3 senior, piled up 23 kills, seven digs, four aces and three blocks for the Cougars, and Christian Strauss chipped in with five kills, five digs, four aces and three blocks.


Melissa Callahan hit a two-run double to put Riverside ahead to stay as the Rams got beat host Maple Shade, 4-2, and won the Burlington County Freedom Division title.

Callahan had half of Riverside's six hits, and Yasmin Vazquez singled and doubled for Riverside.

Maple Shade had beaten the Rams by the same score on April 29.

Tri-County. Tiffany Schemeley got her first varsity pitching win with three innings of relief in Delsea's 13-10 victory over visiting Clearview. Alyson Bosco and Felicia Pioppi had three hits apiece.

Cape-Atlantic. Kelly Lupton went 4 for 4 at the plate with a pair of RBIs, and also handled the pitching for Absegami in a 7-3 win over visiting Vineland in a showdown of the top teams in the American Conference Division I.


Eastern pitcher Steve Scarfone blanked visiting Washington Township, 10-0, on five hits as the Vikings claimed the Camden County Tournament championship. McCoy Bean rapped three hits, and Nick Tierno added two hits and two RBIs.

Olympic. Paschal Petrongolo's two-run homer in the top of the eighth lifted Paul VI past host Washington Township, 11-9.

Colonial. Haddon Township put the finishing touches on a 16-8 season with an 11-10 win over visiting Gateway. Senior Ryan Rust went 3 for 4 with six RBIs, including a three-run homer over the right-field fence for his first career home run in his final game.

Tri-County. Clearview knocked off visiting Royal Division champ Highland, 12-5. Ryan Pavlik started the game with a home run for Highland but the Pioneers rallied with late homers by Giovanni Azzari and Evan Emerich.

Deptford ended its season with a 6-5 win over visiting Woodstown, capped by John Janoski's RBI double to left-center field with one out in the bottom of the seventh.

Boys' Lacrosse

All NJSIAA playoffs games were postponed to Thursday by the threat of storms.