St. Augustine's Paul Rodio sets South Jersey record for wins
St. Augustine's Paul Rodio became South Jersey's all-time winningest boy's basketball coach Monday, when his Hermits beat visiting Lower Cape May, 66-33, in a Cape-Atlantic League National tilt.
The win gave Rodio 776 victories in his career, moving him past former Camden coach Clarence Turner.
Rodio, who took over the boys' basketball team in 1978, has 12 state finals appearances and four titles.
Nonleague. Haddon Township outlasted host Westampton Tech, winning, 62-61, in triple OT.
Haddon Township's Trey Thatcher, who finished with 28 points, hit a three at buzzer for the win.
Westampton Tech's Lamar Morgan, who scored 23 points, kept the game alive with a three at the end of regulation and a four-point play at the end of the second overtime.
In other nonleague play, Pennsauken Tech's Brandon Rembert scored a career-high 41 points in a 65-44 win at Gateway.
Cherry Hill West survived visiting Lacey Township, 30-29, in the South Jersey Group 3 quarterfinals.
Cherry Hill West, the fourth seed, was aided by Mike Marini's two minute, 45 second pin at 160 pounds.
Lacey Township was the fifth seed.
In other Group 3 action, sixth-seeded Hammonton upset the host and third seed, Moorestown, 41-15.
Brian Siligato picked up a pin in 52 seconds for Hammonton.
South Jersey Group 2. Third-seeded Highland cruised past Gateway-Woodbury, the sixth seed, 41-24.
Jordan Warren and Tom Nolan highlighted the match for Highland.
Warren only needed 1:11 to earn a pin at 195 pounds and the 160-pound Nolan finished his pin in 1:24.
South Jersey Group 4. Shawnee, the third seed, topped visiting sixth seed, Cherokee, 51-10.
Brennan Humphrey had a 51-second pin for Shawnee.
South Jersey Group 1. Fourth-seeded Collingswood topped visiting Buena, the fourth seed, 45-22.
Collingswood's Shawn Clark picked up a pin in 59 seconds at 138 pounds.
Woodstown, the sixth seed, won at third-seeded Haddon Township, 41-22.
Woodstown's Todd Batten needed only 39 seconds to pick up a pin at 285 pounds.
Central Jersey Group 3. Fifth-seeded Northern Burlington upset the host and fourth seed, Jackson Liberty, 42-30.
Tori Smick scored 17 points and became Woodstown's all-time leading scorer in a 59-53 loss at Gloucester Catholic in a Tri-County Diamond game.
Smick needed five points coming into the game to pass Stephanie Owens, who graduated in 1993 with 1,381 career points.
Contact Nick Carroll at email@example.com. Follow on Twitter @NickJCarroll.