Archive: January, 2013
Rondae Jefferson has been named to the McDonald's All-American Game, according to Chester's athletic director Jeffery Legette.
The Arizona bound forward is the first Clippers player to be an All-American since Herman Harris in 1973.
Taylor Hudspeth scored her 1,000th career point on Thursday night as Bishop Eustace topped Cherry Hill East, 70-62, in an Olympic Conference inter-division game.
The senior forward scored a game-high 26 points and scored 11 points in the fourth quarter. She reached the milestone on a free throw just before halftime.
Junior Molly Greenberg hit a pair of foul shots to seal St. Basil’s 48-45 win over visiting Merion Mercy as the Panthers locked up a Catholic Academies playoff spot.
Kalee Fuegel led Basil with 21 points and six steals. Kate Skalski added 10 points and was a key player in the second half.
Ricky Melendez scored his 1,000th career point on Wednesday as Morrisville fell at Jenkintown, 57-50, in a Bicentennial League boys' basketball game.
He finished with a team-high 16 points and reached the mark on a foul shot in the fourth quarter.
Joe Sobolewski led the Drakes with 13 points in the first quarter and freshman Colin Mulvaney hit all eight of his free throws.
Senior guard Megan McGurk scored a game-high 22 points on Wednesday to move into second place on Notre Dame's career scoring list as the host Irish dropped Strath Haven, 51-25, in a nonleague girls' basketball game.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, a senior guard, added 10 assists and 15 points.
McGurk, committed to Bucknell, now has 1,351 career points and passed the late Aimee Willard's mark of 1,331 points on a layup in the first quarter.
Rysheed Jordan was suspended on Tuesday for a violation of team rules as host Vaux fell to Philadelphia Electrical, 58-51, in a Public League Division A boys' basketball game.
Hakeem Baxter led PET with 28 points and Dyshon Pack and Zakee Shakur added 11 points each.
In Jordan's absence, Daron Johnson and Karon Snead scored 11 points each. Along with the game, Jordan missed Vaux's senior day. Coach Jamie Ross said Jordan will be back for the Cougars' game on Thursday at Prep Charter.
In the FamJuice Scholastic Play-by-Play City Classic on Sunday at Ben Franklin, No. 1-ranked Math, Civics & Sciences outlasted No. 9 Martin Luther King, 80-71.
MLK's Raquan Brown-Johnson drilled a three-pointer with four seconds left in regulation to bring on an extra four minutes.
Next up, in Game 4, is a matchup between Phelps School and St. Joseph, of Metuchen, N.J.
Strath Haven’s Jack Huemmler set a school record in the mile on Saturday afternoon with a second-place finish at the New Balance Games at the Armory in New York City.
The senior finished in 4 minutes, 16.22 seconds. Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict’s Prep (N.J.) cruised to victory in 4:10.94.
The finish qualifies Huemmler for the Millrose Games, scheduled for Feb. 16 at the Armory.