Boys’ basketball

Feb. 15

St. Joseph 73, Hammonton 60 – Jordan Herrin scored a game-high 24 points, leading the Wildcats past rival Hammonton for their ninth straight game.

Devin Martin and Terrence Pough both netted 15 points in the win.

Feb. 19

St. Joseph 46, GCIT 40 – The Wildcats winning streak hit double-digits as Herrin led the team with 17 points.

Marcellus Ross and Kevin Witasick both scored nine points for the victors.

Coming up – The Wildcats host Holy Cross in a non-league game on Feb. 26 to end the regular season. St. Joseph is the No. 12 seed in the Non-Public B South playoffs and will take on No. 5 Roselle Catholic on March 1.

Girls’ basketball

Feb. 15

Hammonton 38, St. Joseph 32 – The Wildcats never recovered from a bad first quarter in a loss to the rival Blue Devils. Alyssa Gerdes led St. Joseph with 11 points.

Feb. 16

OLMA 41, St. Joseph 31 – Sara Matro scored nine points and Gerdes added eight in the loss. Marykate McLaughlin scored six points for St. Joseph.

Feb. 18

St. Joseph 25, ACIT 22 – Gerdes scored 11 points to lead St. Joseph and help give Wildcats coach Larry DiGiovanni his 250th career victory.


Feb. 19-20

District 30 Tournament – Mike Mascioli took second place at 220 pounds to keep his season alive. He lost in the championship bout to Winslow’s Tim Miles, 10-5.

Mascioli opened the tournament with a 54-second pin of Washington Township’s Kevin Palmisano and defeated Highland’s Devon Starks 3-2 in the semifinals.

Coming up – Mascioli will take part in the Region 8 Tournament at Egg Harbor Township, which starts Feb. 24. A top-3 finish would earn him a trip to the state tournament in Atlantic City.

– Giuseppe Ungaro

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