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Archive: February, 2013

Basketball: Lundy leads Paulsboro past Haddonfield

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 8:16 PM
By Phil Anastasia Xavier Lundy pays attention to the clock. He tries to ignore the calendar. Lundy seized command of the fourth quarter of the final regular-season game of his career, leading Paulsboro to a 61-55 victory Haddonfield in a Colonial Conference clash of Top 10 teams on Thursday night... Read more

Wrestling: Sportsmanship at its best

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 5:49 PM
By Phil Anastasia Jackson Baker said it was no big deal. Some coaches asked the senior at Penns Grove High School to do something for another wrestler. He said he would do it. Simple as that. But don't tell that to the folks at Mainland Regional High School. Don't tell that to the administrators... Read more

Field hockey: Eastern's Cuneo to North Carolina

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:47 PM
By Phil Anastasia Eastern sophomore Austyn Cuneo, the two-time Inquirer Player of the Year in South Jersey field hockey, has committed to attend the University of North Carolina. Eastern coach Danyle Heilig said Wednesday that Cuneo, who is on pace to shatter the national record for career goals... Read more

Basketball: Paul VI beats Camden

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 8:05 PM
By Phil Anastasia Ivan Robinson found the range in warmups. The Paul VI junior never lost it. "I was hitting them before the game," Robinson said after leading Paul VI to a 59-41 victory over Camden on Thursday night in the Panthers' gymnasium. "Once the game started, I just kept shooting." Robinson... Read more

Basketball: Scoring Leaders

Monday, February 18, 2013, 7:34 PM
By Phil Anastasia South Jersey boys' basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Feb. 18: Player School Games Points Average Stefano Okoro Gloucester 23 630 27.3 Brandon Rembert Penn Tech 20 508 25.4 Rashaan Holloway Schalick 22 491 22.3 Christian Mortellite Hammonton 24 515 21.4 Tim Delaney Pitman... Read more

Basketball: Okoro reaches 2,000 points

Monday, February 18, 2013, 7:02 PM
By Phil Anastasia Gloucester's Stefano Okoro on Monday became just the second player in the history of the boys' basketball program to score 2000 career points. Okoro, a 6-0 senior guard, scored 24 points to exactly reach the 2,000-point mark in a 56-47 victory over Pennsauken Tech. Okoro scored... Read more

Basketball: Shawnee beats Holy Spirit

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 2:28 PM
By Phil Anastasia Josh Borrelli scored 15 and Tristan Polnitz added 13 as Shawnee beat Holy Spirit 52-43 Sunday in the CHE East Invititational. The Renegades (20-3) were 12-for-12 from the foul line in the fourth quater, all after Holy Spirit cut the deficit to 40-38 with around four minutes to play... Read more

Basketball: New Top 10

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 5:56 PM
By Phil Anastasia Here's the new Top 10, after a long and wild week of basketball highlighted by one of the best CHE Invitationals. Previous ranking in parentheses: 1. Atlantic City (1) 21-1 The Vikings' defense and big-game moxie was the difference in a 58-48 win over No. 2 Paulsboro on Sunday... Read more

Basketball: AC beats Paulsboro

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 5:07 PM
By Phil Anastasia Gene Allen knows his Atlantic City basketball team will shoot poorly in some games. He knows his team will commit too many turnovers, miss too many free throws and fail to executive their offensive sets. But the coach of last season's Group 4 state champions and this season's... Read more

Basketball: Eastern beats Haddonfield

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 2:36 PM
By Phil Anastasia It was Group 4 against Group 2. That's not always an advantage in size and strength for the larger school. But it was when Eastern played Haddonfield in the Cherry Hill East Invitational on Saturday. "That was the game plan," Eastern coach Joe Murphy of his team's physical play... Read more
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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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