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Pleasantville's Xander Roberts-Bogin wins 600 title in New York

Pleasantville's Xander Roberts-Bogin wins 600 title in New York

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Pleasantville High School’s Xander Bogin-Roberts, left, won the 600-meter title at the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games in Staten Island, New York, on Saturday. Greyhounds teammate Irvin Marable Jr., right, placed fifth.

Pleasantville High School boys track and field junior captain Xander Roberts-Bogin won the 600-meter race at the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games in Staten Island, New York, over the weekend.

Roberts-Bogin won in 1 minute, 23.78 seconds, beating Southern Lehigh’s (Pennsylvania) Chase Hensinger by .07. It’s the best time in the state this season and No. 6 in the country.

Greyhounds junior Irvin Marable Jr. placed fifth in the 600 in 1:26.40 at the two-day meet.

Roberts-Bogin has had a strong start to the indoor season, having won the 400 run in 49.80 seconds at the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival on Dec. 27 and finished third in the 600 in 1:24.77 at the 67th Bishop Loughlin Games on Dec. 18.

Girls basketball

Gloucester Catholic 31, Ocean City 28: The Red Raiders missed two potential tying 3-pointers in the final 10 seconds of the Seagull Classic game at Holy Spirit in Absecon. Hannah Cappelletti scored 10 for Ocean City. Avery Jackson scored seven. Maddy Monteleone added five points. Madelyn Adamson (four) and Ayanna Morton (two) also scored for the Red Raiders (3-3).

Angelina Barrera scored 13 for the Rams. Natalia Barrera scored 11. Macie Nugent added five points, Alayna Taylor-Morrell two. Gloucester Catholic (5-2) is ranked No. 7 in The Press Elite 11.

Other games

Life Center 62, Wildwood Catholic 32: Kaci Mikulski scored 15 for the Crusaders (6-2). Carly Murphy added 13 points. Kimmy Casiello (three) and Ava Vogdes and Ella McCabe (two each) also scored for Wildwood Catholic.

Timaya Lewis led Life Center with 13 points. Gissel Gamble scored 10.

Middle Twp. 37, Egg Harbor Twp. 29: Mia Elisano scored 12 for Middle (3-2). Jada Elston scored nine. Kylie Graham and Brianna Robinson each scored six. CC DiMauro added four points.

Averie Harding led the Eagles (4-2) with nine points. Amelia Zinckgraf scored eight. Kierstyn Zinckgraf scored six. Jenna Gray and Lyla Brown scored four and two, respectively. The loss snapped EHT’s four-game win streak.

Boys basketball

Lower Cape May Reg. 39, Southern Reg. 31: Archie Lawler scored a game-high 13 for the Caper Tigers (3-5) in a Seagull Classic game at Holy Spirit in Absecon. Mike Cronin scored 10. Macky Bonner and Jacob Bey each scored six. Kamauri Wright scored two.

Lower led Southern by 14 in the second half before the Rams rallied to cut the lead to four with 2 minutes, 34 seconds left. Lawler sank two foul shots and a layup in the final minute to clinch the victory for the Caper Tigers.

Jaden Anthony scored 11 for the Rams (2-5). Caden Schubiger and Josh Smith each scored six. Max DiPietro added four points. Nolan Schubiger (three) and Nick Devane (two) also scored for Southern.


Christian Brothers Academy 47, Egg Harbor Twp. 28;

Gloucester City 54, Egg Harbor Twp. 28;

West Deptford 57, Egg Harbor Twp. 21;

Haddonfield 43, Egg Harbor Twp. 27

106— Alex Provines C d. Peter Steed EHT (10-8); Steed p. Justin Perez G (3:56); Talen Terinoni W p. Steed (4:20); Steed by H forfeit

113—Tyler Venet C by EHT forfeit; Mason Johnson G by EHT forfeit; Anthony Catando W by EHT forfeit; Luke Wegner H by EHT forfeit

120—Sean Dever EHT p. Luke Pennisi C (1:48); Dever tf. Gabriel Sotelo G (16-0, 5:03); Dever p. Trevor Lundfelt W (2:25); Dever p. William Bayer H (1:45)

126—Garrett Totten C p. Matt Dugan EHT (1:19); Gino Gambone G p. Dugan (0:50);Mike Armoriello W p. Dugan (0:32); Alex Hurly H p. Dugan (2:37)

132—Angelo DeRose C p. Xavier Meneses-Fedeli EHT (2:47); John Daily G p. Meneses-Fedeli (1:49); Owen Enterkin W p. Meneses-Fedeli (3:26); Beckett Doyle md. Meneses-Fedeli (9-0)

138—Vincent Faldetta EHT p. Jonathan Luehmann C (4:34); V. Faldetta tf. John Pfeffer G (16-1, 5:43); V. Faldetta d. David Wright W (6-3); V. Faldetta d. Joe Dietz (3-1)

144—Nicholas Punzi C d. Nicholas Faldetta EHT (7-2); N. Faldetta p. Jason Chiodi G (0:55); N. Faldetta p. Justin Monzo-Hull (1;56); N. Faldetta p. Charlie Klaus (3:15).

150—Justin Young C by EHT forfeit; Chinggis McKnight G by forfeit; Brady DeGirolamo W by EHT forfeit; Alex Conover by EHT forfeit

157—Calvin Johnson EHT md. Justin Martinez C (11-0); Jacob Zearfoss G p. Johnson (3:36); James Derocini ( d. Johnson (5-4);Dom Hahn d. Johnson (2-0)

165—Nick Stump C p. Justus Bird EHT (1:25); Bird p. Leo Curran G (5:37); Bird p. Nick Graziano W (3:37); Justin Rhyne H p. Bird (3:57)

175— Eric Russ EHT p. Nicolas Moyoli C (0:36); Kaleb Wright G p. Russ (1:30); Andrew Tighe W p. Russ (1:22); Julian Durkin H p. Russ (4:00)

190—Peter Grippo C tf. Matthew Marshall EHT (17-1, 6:00); Bryan Gonzalez G p. Marshall (1:16); Marcus Carter W p. Marshall (1:26); Terry Lytle p. Marshall (1:53)

215—Robert Canterino C by EHT forfeit; Nicholas Ekimoglou G by EHT forfeit; Riley Thurston W by EHT forfeit; Double forfeit EHT-H

285—Eric Castro EHT p. Taig Sheehy C (5:07); Angel Santiago G p. Castro (3:56); Jibrill Barksdale W p. Castro (1:15); Castro by H forfeit


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