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South Jersey Future Stars organization hosts eighth-grade all-star games

The Cape May-Cumberland team won the South Jersey Future Stars eighth-grade girls basketball all-star game on Saturday at the Crest Pier Recreation Center.

WILDWOOD CREST — The South Jersey Future Stars organization held its annual inter-county all-star games Saturday at the Wildwood Crest Pier Recreation Center.

The games featured the top eighth-grade boys and girls basketball players from Cape May, Atlantic and Cumberland counties.

In the boys game, Atlantic posted a 95-72 victory over Cape May-Cumberland. D.J. Germann tallied 21 points, Hasanur Freeman netted 17 points and Jared DeMava added 12 points for the winners. Cape May-Cumberland received a game-high 22 points from Arnaldo Rodriguez and 10 points from Amir Kates.

The Cape May-Cumberland boys team’s coaches were Tom Messer, Keith Palek, Russ Simmons and Anthony Samartino.

Cape May-Cumberland scored a 48-38 victory over Atlantic in the girls game. Jada Elston posted 11 points, A’yanna Morton sank 10 points and Trina Frey chipped in seven points for Cape May-Cumberland. Quanirah Montague led all scorers with 17 points and Kira Murray registered seven points in the loss.

The Cape May-Cumberland girls team’s coaches were Pat McCabe, Jenessa Palek, Katie Robine and Scott Mason.

The top players from each team in each game will be combined to play in one more all-star game at the Prime Events All-Star Saturday event at Ocean City High School on March 30.

The Cape May-Cumberland team lost to Atlantic in the South Jersey Future Stars eighth-grade boys basketball all-star game on Saturday in Wildwood Crest.