Sat. S.J. boys' and girls' roundup: Shawnee earns wrestling title

Jim Moody and Brian Keyser each won their weight classes with a pin in the finals, steering host Shawnee to the team title at the Pine Barrens Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.

The Renegades had four champions, two runners-up, and five third-place winners in collecting 224.5 points in an eight-team field.

Moody won at 113 pounds, Keyser took the 182 title, and teammates Connor Muli (120) and Austin Wetterau (160) also won individual trophies.

Patriot Duals. Clayton piled up points in the upper weights, including a 21-8 major decision by Michael Robinson, and won the tournament with a 39-32 victory over host Bordentown.

The Clippers, who reached the final with a 78-6 win over Pemberton and a 56-17 semifinal win over Holy Spirit, won six of seven bouts from Steminto Rowe-Akins' second-period pin at 152 to Tom Rementer's forfeit win at 285.

Robinson's major decision came at 195 pounds, and teammates Jodeci Robinson (113), Mike Jacobs (160), and Nick Rodriguez (182) chipped in with pins.

Holy Spirit beat Notre Dame, 37-28, in the third-place matchup.

Raider Tournament. Dustin Baionno (182), Cylas Dorety (220), and Robert McKinney (285) gave Woodstown victories in three of the last four weight classes at Paulsboro.

Bill Williams also won for the Wolverines at 152 pounds, while Paulsboro produced a trio of winners in John Gentile (106), Sam Morina (113), and Ronald Gentile (126).

Brunswick Brawl. Camden Catholic won three matches easily at South Brunswick, squashing Hillsborough, 55-15, and adding a 45-22 win over the host Vikings and a 67-12 win over Lawrence.

The Irish dominated the middle weights, going unbeaten in 12 matches from 138 pounds to 160. Chad Walsh (138) and Frank Varallo (152) each had two pins and a decision, T. J. Miller (145) posted two pins and a technical fall, and Joe Flemming (160) chipped in with two decisions and technical fall.

Ewing Tournament. New Egypt won four weight classes in the Blue Devil Classic as Matt Carr started the finals with a first-period pin at 106 pounds, Ryan Molokie won by pin at 120, Kyle Hendrickson notched a decision at 138, and Brad Schwarze added a pin at 170.

Nonleague. Pitman swept a double-dual meet on its home mats, capped by a 36-31 win over Highland. The Panthers, who also beat Palmyra by 61-7, got two wins each on the mat from Steve Miller (126), Tyler McIlvaine (two pins at 152), Nathan Maurer (two pins at 160), Ian MacCorkle (170), and Curtis Nealer (285).

Corey Mills scored a pin with a minute to go in his 152-pound bout, and the points helped Penns Grove squeeze past host Westampton Tech, 42-41. All 12 contested bouts ended in pins, including first-period falls by the Red Devils' Darrian Brooks (126), Jackson Baker (132), Jimmy Roane (195), and Samuel Harvey (285).

 

Boys' Basketball

Ronny Paden shot 5 for 10 from three-point range, finishing with 22 points and four assists, and Willingboro stepped up its attack in the second half to pull away from Wildwood Catholic, 68-42, at the Ocean City PBA Tipoff.

Mike Owens added 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks, and Tyrell Maloney contributed 15 points and five assists for the Chimeras, who led by 10 at halftime.

Eddie McWade, Brian Clarke, and T-John Casiello had 12 points apiece for the Crusaders.

Also in Ocean City:

Austin Johnson made 11 of 17 shots from the field in scoring 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds; Brent Slotoroff posted 13 points, 9 rebounds, and five assists; and St. Augustine rode a 33-13 run over the second and third quarters to a 61-42 defeat of Kingsway.

Karma Segers turned in a strong floor game with 14 points, 4 assists, and 4 steals; Darrell Jackson scored 13; and Samuel Bell battled inside for 12 points and 10 rebounds to highlight Bridgeton's 73-35 rout of Atlantic Christian.

Boys and Girls Classic. Despite getting a combined 37 points from Isaac Merriel and Adonius Melvins, Winslow Township couldn't overcome a slow start in falling, 66-63, to Notre Dame at Rider University.

Olympic National. Kyle Green netted 16 of his 26 points in the second half to put the finishing touches on Camden Catholic's 59-38 home win over Seneca.

Cape-Atlantic. Andrew Ordille produced a game-high 23 points along with eight steals and seven assists in guiding St. Joseph to a 59-51 home win over Sacred Heart. Marco Hernandez-Colon added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Jordan Barbone scored 10 for the Wildcats, who gained the upper hand in a 22-13 third-quarter surge.

Nonleague. Joe Carty came off the bench to score all of his five points in overtime, completing Buena's 46-37, come-from-behind victory over visiting Maple Shade. Trayvond Barbary totaled 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks while Darryl Gilford contributed a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds) to help the Chiefs overcome a six-point fourth-quarter deficit.

Carson Puriefoy led all scorers with 19 points and dealt five of Bishop Eustace's 18 assists, and Trevor Norton buried four three-pointers in scoring 17 as the host Crusaders conquered Deptford, 81-49.

Armond Foster (24 points), Al-Derae Boyd (23) and Devon Ellis (20) teamed up to make 10 shots from beyond the arc, and host Camden County Tech each one to edge Robbinsville, 75-72.

Senior guard Marquis Goodman scored 13 of his 29 points in the first quarter, allowing host Cherry Hill West to seize a 23-8 lead en route to an 81-63 triumph over Camden Academy Charter. Rodney Williams chipped in 13 points and six assists for the Lions.

Stephon Gadiare (14 points) and Fred Young (12) led 10 players in the scoring column for Northern Burlington, as the host Greyhounds ran away from West Windsor-Plainsboro North, 59-27.

Kristoff Smith tossed in 21 points to lead Burlington Township, which used a 30-17 second-half spree to close out its 59-31 win at Doane Academy. Chris Scott made three treys in scoring 17 for the hosts.

Bobby O'Donnell (18 points) and Vance Matthews (17) supplied 17 points early, and host Lower Cape May put together a 19-9 game-ending run in leveling Lindenwold, 63-40.

 

Girls' Basketball

Olivia Schwartz sank the tying free throw with 30 seconds left in regulation and then knocked down the winning foul shot with no time remaining, lifting Middle Township over Atlantic City, 54-53, in the Ocean City PBA Tipoff.

Lauren Legler had 14 points, and Schwartz scored 10 for the Panthers, while Sahara Lopez poured in 26 for Atlantic City.

In the other game in Ocean City, Lexi Bruno posted 14 points, 7 assists, and 5 steals for Sacred Heart, which grabbed the lead early and held on to defeat Atlantic Christian, 44-38. Shereesha Richards piled up 20 points and 19 rebounds to keep Atlantic Christian close.

Nonleague. Maria DeJesus sank the decisive free throw with 32 seconds left, allowing Pennsauken Tech to hold off host Overbrook, 26-25. Tech's Jennifer Ventura (10 points) was the game's lone double-figure scorer.

Danielle McKeown picked up 9 of her 14 points in a decisive 15-6 third-quarter surge, as West Deptford pulled away for a 43-25 win at Schalick.

Jasmine Miro scored 10 points and host Buena controlled the boards, with sophomore Julia DiBiase and junior Caroline Santiago combining for 20 rebounds, in a 33-17 victory over Maple Shade.