County teams compete in Battle at the Boards
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Good day for county teams at Boardwalk Classic

Middle Township's Mack Selby heads toward the basket against Westampton Tech

  • Ocean City's Harry Pfeifle makes a move toward the basket.
  • Lower Cape May's Chloe Lawler looks to pass to a teammate.
  • Lower Cape May's JEnna Durbin.
  • Lower Cape May's Olivia Levin dribbles against Kings Christian.
  • Middle Township's Cameron Hamer holds possession against Westampton Tech.
  • Middle Township's DaSean Lopez surveys the defense.
  • Middle Township's Jalen Freeman shields the ball from a Westampton defender.
  • Middle Township's Mack Selby heads toward the basket against Westampton Tech
  • Ocean City's Joey Sacco hits a reverse layup against Conrad Sciences.
  • Wildwood's Jenna Hans (left) and Tracey Young trap a St. Dominic player.
  • Wildwood's Leah Benichou looks to pass away from defensive pressure.
  • Wildwood's Maddie McCracken, who poured in 30 points in her team's win, drives toward the lane against St. Dominic.
  • Wildwood's Tracey Young drives for a layup against St. Dominic Academy.
  • Wildwood's Jenna Hans dribbles against St. Dominic Academy

WILDWOOD – All but one of the Cape May County teams that saw action in the Boardwalk Basketball Classic at the Wildwoods Convention Center Tuesday were victorious. The following are recaps of the games involving county teams:


Wall Township 65, Cape May Tech 57: Cape May Tech rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit to get to within a point in the second half but Wall Township pulled away for the win in the Dave Lewis Memorial Boys Bracket game. Josh Wright had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists and James Longstreet tallied 12 points for the Hawks (1-3). Wall got a game-high 28 points from Steve Geis.

Ocean City 61, Conrad Sciences (Del.) 45: Jacob McQuarrie shot 7 for 9 from the floor and scored 19 points and Issac Robertson and Luke Varallo each added 14 points for the Raiders (4-1) in an opening-round Ray Martin Memorial Boys Bracket game. Ocean City outscored Conrad Sciences in every quarter and led by as much as 19 points in the fourth quarter.

Middle Township 57, Westampton Tech 39: Jalen Freeman and Coley Holton combined to shoot 16 for 27 from the floor to pace Middle’s 51.1 percent shooting effort from the field as the Panthers scored victory in a Lou Baselice Showcase Game. Freeman finished with 23 points and Holton added 13 points for Middle (3-2), which limited Westampton Tech to 14 points in the second half.


Ocean City 56, Hatboro-Horsham (Pa.) 33: Ocean City raced to a 17-4 lead after one quarter and never looked back in winning the first-round GWTIDA Girls Bracket game. Emma Finnegan posted 15 points and Danielle Donoghue added 10 points, eight steals and seven rebounds for the Raiders (5-0). Kilie Wyers also scored 10 points for the winners.

Wildwood 47, St. Dominic Academy 40: Maddie McCracken shot 9 for 20 from the floor and 11 for 12 from the foul line and poured in a game-high 30 points to pace Wildwood (3-1) to the win in a Kaitlin Anzelone Memorial Girls Bracket Game. Jenna Hans made 4 of 5 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from three-point range, and added 11 points for the Lady Warriors, who came back from a three-point deficit early in the fourth quarter.

Lower Cape May 44, Kings Christian 33: Ahead by two at the half, a decisive 12-4 run in the third quarter allowed Lower Cape May (1-3) to pull away in a Jack Buchanan Showcase Game. Olivia Levin made 4 of 7 three-point attempts and poured in 25 points for the winners.

— Brian Cunniff