Hammonton High School sports roundup
Hammonton 48, Clearview 43 – The Blue Devils enjoyed a 34-18 lead after three quarters. Sara Peretti led all Hammonton scorers with 16 points.
Macie Amoirello and McKenna Forry both scored 13 points in the win.
The team’s 48 points was a season high.
Highland 35, Hammonton 20 – The Blue Devils were held to just three points in the first quarter and nine total for the first half.
Hammonton 38, Glassboro 30 – Peretti lit up the scoreboard with 20 points as the Blue Devils got back in the win column.
Forry added 12 points for Hammonton, which led 20-11 at the half.
Coming up – Hammonton is home on back-to-back nights, hosting GCIT on Jan. 14 and Egg Harbor Township on Jan. 15. The Blue Devils then are at Shawnee on Jan. 16 and Kingsway on Jan. 19.
Clearview 58, Hammonton 46 – Hammonton led by a point going into the final quarter, but were outscored 22-7 over the final eight minutes.
Peyton Mortellite led the Blue Devils with 16 points, and Reese Bassett added 10 in the team’s second straight defeat.
Highland 72, Hammonton 49 – The Blue Devils never recovered from a sluggish start that saw them fall behind 21-9 in the opening quarter.
Mortellite led Hammonton with 23 points and Dave Monoco added six points in the loss.
Cumberland 58, Hammonton 56 – For the second time in three games, the Blue Devils relinquished a fourth-quarter lead. Cumberland outscored Hammonton 16-11 in the eight minutes.
Mortellite netted 16 points and Bassett added eight.
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at GCIT on Jan. 14 and are back home on Jan. 19 against Kingsway.
Kingsway 47, Hammonton 20 – Hammonton heavyweight Hakeem Parker registered a first-inning pin in the Blue Devils’ loss to the Dragons.
Hammonton took five bouts in the loss. Anthony Roman (106 pounds) and Anthony Tucci (182) earned major decisions and Vaughn McFerrin (145) and Daniel Figueroa (170) won decisions.
Hammonton 39, Pennsville 34 – The Blue Devils won eight individual matches, including eight by pin, to advance to the semifinals.
Roman (106), William Boyle (132), McFerrin (145), Bria McCarty (152) and Figueroa (160) all registered falls. Daniel Mutko (113), Andrew Mays (120) and Sean Falcone (126) all won close decisions for the Blue Devils.
Hammonton 31, Ocean City 30 – The Blue Devils took advantage of a forfeit at 106 pounds and recorded key bonus points to edge the Red Raiders and advance to the finals.
Mays (120) recorded a first-period pin, Cameron Digiovannangelo (heavyweight) put his opponent on his back in the second period and McFerrin (145) picked up an extra point in a 20-9 major decision to help lift Hammonton to the win.
Boyle (132), David Diaz (138) and Figueroa (160) all won decisions.
Gateway 45, Hammonton 29 – Roman (106) registered a pin, and McFerrin (145) and Figueroa (160) both won major decisions, but it wasn’t enough against the Gators.
Boyle (132) won a decision and Hammonton picked up two forfeits in the loss to Gateway.
Coming up – Hammonton hosts Highland on Jan. 13 before traveling to Cinnaminson on Jan. 16.
Hammonton 2, Kingsway 2 – The Blue Devils won the first game 848-818, and the second game, 872-856, but dropped the final game and total pins.
Hammonton’s Thomas Mature rolled a 202 and a 182 for a 561 set, Joe DiCamillo recorded a 186 in a 495 set and Mike Heredia scored a 177 in a 496 set. Alex Launutti added a 492 set while Nicholas Palermo finished with a 475.
GCIT 4, Hammonton 0 – Mature led Hammonton with a 224 high game in a 572 set. DiCamillo had a 173 high game in a 486 set and Launutti added a high game of 191 for the Blue Devils.
Coming up – Hammonton is at Gloucester on Jan. 13 and home against Deptford on Jan. 19.
Kingsway 4, Hammonton 0 – Hammonton’s Marissa Nocito scored a team-best 155 high game and a 395 set.
GCIT 4, Hammonton 0 – Nocito had a 129 game and a 345 set while teammate Grace Watson rolled a 118 in a 325 series.
Coming up – The Blue Devils are at Gloucester on Jan. 13 before coming home to take on Deptford on Jan. 19.
– Giuseppe Ungaro