DECEMBER

21: Camden Catholic at Paul VI, 7: The intensity of this rivalry was turned up a few degrees when junior guard Ivan Robinson transferred from Camden Catholic to Paul VI last summer.

27: Dobbins Tech vs. Shawnee at Boardwalk Basketball Classic in Wildwood, 2:15: The Renegades' patented ability to control the tempo will be put to the test by this Philadelphia Public League team.

30: Camden vs. St. Anthony of Jersey City at Boardwalk Basketball Classic in Wildwood, 8:15: Two legendary programs clash in the main event of the new Bob Hurley Bracket at the annual tournament on the beach.

JANUARY

15: Holy Spirit at Atlantic City, 7: These old and fierce Cape Atlantic rivals start the season in the Top 5 in the rankings.

18: Schalick at Pitman, 5:30: A clash of South Jersey Group 1 contenders as well as 6-9 college prospects in Cougars junior Rashaan Armstead-Holloway and Panthers sophomore Tim Delaney.

21: Camden Catholic vs. Penns Grove at Kingsway, 5: Interesting clash in the final game of the three-day Martin Luther King Jr. showcase

29: Haddon Heights at Haddonfield, 7: Garnets senior guard Brandon Joyner could be fully recovered from a knee ailment by the time these Colonial Conference rivals meet again in the Bulldogs' old gym.

FEBRUARY

8: Shawnee vs. Pitman at Bishop Eustace, 8: This is the last game of a two-day showcase in the Crusaders' fieldhouse and features South Jersey Group 4 and Group 1 contenders.

16: Haddonfield vs. Eastern at Cherry Hill East, 7: The first of three great matchups at the annual showcase in the Cougars' gym with Paulsboro-Camden and Paul VI-Middle Township later that Saturday.

23: Paul VI at Medford Tech, 2: The last day of the regular season features this matchup of top squads with special meaning for Jaguars junior guard Elijah Cain, who began his career at Paul VI.

- Phil Anastasia

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