Richard M. Teitelman School won the varsity (grades 7-8) boys division at the Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic by beating Crest Memorial in the title game. Pictured are (from left): kneeling – Blake Sederland, Cole Lewis, Ryan Mallon, Joe Wareham, James Collins, coach Steve Selby; Gavin Ridgway, Steve Lutjen, Jacob Plenn, JJ Brunner, Ashe O’Donnell, Ryan Murray, Will Torres, Chris Hawes, Cole Sederland.
WILDWOOD CREST – The following are results from championship games played at the Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic, one of South Jersey’s largest grammar school basketball tournaments. The tournament was played Dec. 8-18 at the Crest Pier Recreation Center:
Grades 3-4 Boys – Wildwood Islanders 36, Upper Township (Grade 4) 20: Jack McCann produced a game-high 10 points and Declan Bannon and added eight points for the Islanders. Upper got six points from Landon Severs and four points apiece from Joey Gaynor, Rylan Thompson and Jase Harless.
Junior Varsity Girls – Margaret Mace 37, Wildwood Catholic Academy 29: Aubrey Bradway poured in 20 points and Sabrin Fathi chipped in 14 points for the winners. WCA received 16 points from Madeline Burns and nine points from Avery Hanson.
Junior Varsity Boys – Crest Memorial 39, Upper Township (Grade 5) 16: Levi Sheppard netted a game-high 16 points and Michael Sciarra added seven points for the Crest. Aiden McHale scored eight points and Jason Christopher chipped in five points for Upper.
Varsity Girls – Margaret Mace 33, Middle Township 26: Rebecca Benichou tallied a game-best 19 points and Laila Fathi scored eight points for Mace. Ella Leahy’s 10 points and Casey Day’s six points paced Middle.Varsity Boys – Richard M. Teitelman 31, Crest Memorial 19: Ryan Mallon posted 12 points and Jacob Plenn added eight points for Teitelman. Luca DelConte registered 10 points and Angelo Panzini scored five points for the Crest.
Margaret Mace topped Middle Township in the title game to win the varsity (grades 7-8) girls division at the Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic. Pictured are (from left): kneeling – Antoinette Cooper, Laila Fathi, Emma Oravits, Rebecca Benichou; standing – coach Jean Golden, Hannah Brady, Aubrey Bradway, Sabrin Fathi, Maddison Kimmerle, Amber Leister, coach Liz Golden.
Crest Memorial won the junior varsity (grades 5-6) boys division at the Scoop Taylor Tip-off Classic by beating Upper Township in the championship game. Pictured are (from left): kneeling – Gary Troiano, Michael Sciarra, Ryan Hebert, Owen Bannon, Sean Cunniff, Ben Pruszinski; standing – coach Jake Klecko, coach Adrienne Ricci, Ryan Davenport, Jarrett Banks, Giuseppe Tengalia, Levin Sheppard, Matthew Maher, Crew Fuscellaro, coach Jared DeGroff.
Margaret Mace won the junior varsity (grades 5-6) girls championship at the Scoop Taylor-Tip Off Classic with a win over Wildwood Catholic Academy in the title game. Pictured are (from left): coach Jena Golden, McKenna Alston, Aubrey Bradway, Sabrin Fathi, Madison Kimmerle, Hannah Brady, Amber Leister. Not pictured: Anastasia Rotondi.
The Wildwood Islanders captured the grades 3-4 boys division championship at the Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic with a win over Upper Township. Pictured are (from left): front row – Paxton Bannon, Jack McCann, Brandon Carter, Dillon Zuccarello, Declan Bannon; middle row – Weston Auty, Max Givner, Brendan Sciarra; back row – coaches Adrienne Ricci and Dave Bannon. Not pictured: Carter Moncrief, Quinton Cooper, Anthony McIlhenny, Thomas Maher.