S. Jersey Boys: Cherokee roars back to win Boardwalk Classic title
Cherokee led for only four seconds on Tuesday. Then the buzzer sounded. The Chiefs completed a 10-point comeback that began in the middle of the third quarter with a basket from Zach Lowe with four ticks remaining to defeat W.T. Woodson (Va.), 62-59, in the championship game of the William "Chickie" Ludman Memorial Bracket at the Boardwalk Classic.
Cherokee led for only four seconds on Tuesday.
Then the buzzer sounded.
The Chiefs completed a 10-point comeback that began in the middle of the third quarter with a basket from Zach Lowe with four ticks remaining to defeat W.T. Woodson (Va.), 62-59, in the championship game of the William "Chickie" Ludman Memorial Bracket at the Boardwalk Classic.
Rowe (13 points) led his team in points in the Wildwood Convention Center, but he recorded only one bucket-the winning one- in the final quarter.
Tyler Tobin scored 12 points and Marcus Marshall added eight points and five rebounds.
Boardwalk Classic - Dave Lewis Memorial Bracket. LaShawn Elliott scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Oakcrest defeated Buena, 40-38, in overtime. Twelve of Elliott's points came by way of three-point buckets.
Boardwalk Classic - John Pierantozzi Bracket. Ocean City's Luciano Lubrano scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds in a 59-49 victory over Upper Dublin. Connor Laverty led the Red Raiders in scoring, totaling 15 points. Garrett Jones scored 13 points.
Wolverine Tournament. Eric DiCrescenzo scored a team-high 24 points for Haddon Township in a 67-56 OT win over Clearview, at Woodstown. Jeb Howley scored 13 points.
Spartan Classic. Dante Owens-Hill made a pair of three-point baskets on his way to 11 points, and Lenape downed host Doane Academy, 74-61. Jordan Johnson scored 16 points and Andrew Sims had 15 points.
Donovan Guess eclipsed the 40-point mark for the second day in a row, posting 41 for LEAP Academy Charter in a 77-36 drubbing of Foundation Academy. Guess also added 12 rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and two steals. Sean Wanamaker totaled 14 points and 24 rebounds.
Palmyra's Max Smyth led the way in a 78-52 win over Cross Christian. Smyth scored 23 points and added 12 rebounds and six assists. Tajadin Harris also had a strong offensive performance, posting 19 points.
Cumberland County Tournament. Casey Ordille hit six three-pointers en route to a team-high 24 points for host Cumberland in a 70-69 win against Bridgeton in overtime. Phil Cisrow and Reuben Jacobs scored 17 points and 18 points, respectively.
Score at the Shore. Kevin Clifton paired 12 points with 12 rebounds as Pemberton defeated Absegami, 61-48, at Southern Regional. Antoine Wilson scored seven points and added seven rebounds.