Saturday's South Jersey roundup: Wildwood's Kyion Flanders reaches 2,000 career points

Kyion Flanders
Kyion Flanders scored his 2,000th career point in Wildwood’s 77-70 victory over Lower Cape May on Saturday.

Kyion Flanders scored his 2,000th career point in Wildwood’s 77-70 victory over Lower Cape May. A senior guard who led the state in scoring a year ago, Flanders finished with 34 points Saturday. He joins 1994 Middle Township graduate LaMarr Greer (2,617), 1990 Middle Township graduate John Leahy (2,139), and 1988 Wildwood Catholic graduate Dan Leahy (2,030) as the only boys’ basketball teams from Cape May County high schools to surpass 2,000 career points.

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Rynell Lawrence notched 24 points and eight rebounds as Millville held off Gloucester Catholic, 61-57. Dan Senlick had 20 points and eight rebounds in defeat.

Girls’ Basketball

Meghan McLaughlin finished with 22 points and Bishop Eustace defeated Rancocas Valley, 59-43, in the Elite Eight of the SJIBT. The Lady Crusaders jumped out to 21-8 lead after the first quarter and never let up. Bishop Eustace will face Shawnee in the Final Four on Friday. Shawnee defeated Moorestown Friends, 48-41, on Saturday.

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Sionnie Mathis scored 20 points in Medford Tech’s 45-27 win over Delran. Dasia Wright added 12 points.

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Williamstown beat Pemberton, 69-34, behind Ta’Nayjah Pong’s 20 points. Danielle Jeffreys notched 13 points.

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Kendall Keyes had 18 points to lead Lenape past Clearview, 42-28.

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Sara Peretti’s 21 points propelled Hammonton past GCIT, 47-37.

Wrestling

Shawnee’s Matt Higgins established two new school records in his win against Sterling’s Brett Buckingham. He surpassed Austin Wetterau as the all-time wins leader at 121 and surpassed Brad Rohner as the all-time pins leader with 61.