Archive: March, 2010
Balanced scoring and tough defense led Cherokee to the Group 4 state title today at Rutgers.
Christian Jordan scored 15, Willis Nicholson 12 and Wes Tisdale 10 as Cherokee won the first state title in program history with a 52-38 victory over Plainfield.
The Chiefs (22-6), which has won eight in a row, advanced to play in this week's Tournament of Champions.
Mentioned: Cherokee High School
Cherokee overcame a slow start to pull even at 18-18 in the first half of the Group 4 title game against Plainfield.
Willis Nicholson had five points and Phil henry gave the Chiefs a lift off the bench.
-- Phil Anastasia
Joe Arminio, the district coordinator for Tomrs River Schools, says that the five state championship games will be played today at Toms River North’s Ritacco Center.
A power outage caused by the storms on Saturday postponed the final of four title games on Saturday night, the Non-Public A boys’ basketball final between Camden Catholic and St. Peter’s Prep.
Saturday’s state Non-Public A boys’ basketball state championship game between Camden Catholic and St. Peter’s Prep at Toms River North has been postponed due to a loss of power caused by the inclement weather.
BY THE INQUIRER
Haddonfield captured a pair of titles at the National Scholastic Indoor Track and Field Championships, which began Friday and run through Sunday at the Armory in New York City.
Marielle Hall, who recently signed a letter of intent to attend Texas on a track scholarship, won the girls’ 5,000-meter run with a time of 16 minutes, 55.69 seconds.
On the boys’ side, Jonathan Vitez, Colin Baker, Ben Potts and Jordan Harris finished first in the distance medley relay with a time of 10:09.78.