NORTH WILDWOOD – The Cape MayCounty portion of the Cape-Atlantic Junior Classic (CAJr. Classic) was held Monday at the NorthWildwoodRecreationCenter.
The CAJr. Classic’s two all-star games included the top eighth-grade boys and girls basketball players from Cape May and Cumberland counties. The top players from each of Monday’s games were selected to participate in a second all-star game against players from AtlanticCounty on Thursday at Atlantic CityHigh School.
In Monday’s girls game, the Red team beat the Blue team, 77-38. Shateara Barnes of Wildwood scored 19 points to pace Red. Marianna Papazoglou of Margaret Mace added 15 points and Alyia Gray-Rivera of Bishop McHugh chipped in 12 points for the winners. Morgan Kern of DennisTownship and Tatyana Chandler of Bridgeton each scored 12 points in the loss.
In Monday’s boys game, Red topped Blue, 64-40. Keith Palek of Bishop McHugh and Declan Cassidy of Cape Trinity each netted 11 points and Will Drain of OceanCity tallied eight points for Red. Blue received 12 points from Martin Anguelov of Richard M. Teitelman and eight points from Brad Jamison of Upper Township.