Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Basketball: Haddon Twp. beats Collingswood

Basketball: Haddon Twp. beats Collingswood



By Phil Anastasia

Tyler Easterday scored 13 and R.J. McCullough added 12 as Haddon Township rallied for a 48-43 victory over Collingswood Tuesday night in Colonial Conference action.

Trey Thatcher added 11 points for Haddon Township (9-4 overall, 6-3 in the Colonial).

Easterday, a senior guard, gave Haddon Township its first lead with a three-pointer for a 31-28 advantage with 2:55 left in the third quarter. Easterday hit a trio of three-pointers in the game.

McCullough, a sophomore guard, controlled the fourth quarter. He generated seven points with two steals, making three of four free throws.

Sophomore forwards Jordan Wallace and Jeff Valentine each scored 15 for Collingswood (4-10).

Collingswood 13 10 11 9 -- 43

Haddon Township 9 12 13 14 -- 48

C: Jordan Wallace 15, Ryan Dick 6, Steve Copeland 3, Issac Deskin 2, Samir Inge 2, Jeff Valentine 15.

HT: Trey Thatcher 11, Tyler Easterday 13, Pat Burns 6, Casey Boyle 4, R.J. McCullough 12, Nick Marino 2.

Contact staff writer Phil Anastasia at panastasia@phillynews.com or @PhilAnastasia on Twitter.


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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at panastasia@phillynews.com.

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