2005 Ventnor City
Girls Basketball Shootout
There were 17 games played over Presidents' weekend at the Ventnor Education Community Complex.
Highlights included the nation's No. 1 team - Christ the King - beating powerful Camden Catholic;
Willingboro handing Absegami its first loss; Gami bouncing back to beat Bloomfield Tech, in a battle
between two teams that became state champions; state champion Sacred Heart beating Mainland in
overtime and losing to Wildwood in double OT; and Atlantic City junior Tasha Cannon registering the
1st triple-double in The Shootout's 10-year history - just missing a quad-double by one assist. In 2 games,
Cannon had 44 points, 30 rebounds, 16 steals & 10 assists.
All teams are from New Jersey, except where indicated.
Check the complete box score through the link after each game.
Friday, February 18, 2005 (Cape-Atlantic Night)
4:00pm ----- Ocean City 47, Our Lady of Mercy 35
Sophomore Danielle Brady had 10 points, 13 rebounds & 3 steals to pace OC to its 18th win. Sophomore
Jen Evans had 12 points for OLMA, making its Shootout debut.
5:45pm ----- Sacred Heart 52, Mainland 45 (OT)
Kristen Bowen had 25 points, 11 rebounds & 6 assists for the Lions, who outscored the Mustangs, 10-3,
in the extra period. Junior Sarah Cohen had 15 points and junior Carlee Briglia 12 points & 4 steals for
7:30pm ----- Holy Spirit 56, Atlantic City 54
Sarah Jones paced a trio of double-figure scorers with 15 points for Spirit with sophomore Chelsi Johnson
grabbing 13 rebounds. Junior Tasha Cannon had 28 points, 15 boards & 6 steals for the Vikings.
Saturday, February 19, 2005
12:00n ------ Cherry Hill East 54, Oakcrest 40
East junior Ivy Abiona set a new Shootout record with 23 rebounds, also scoring 17 points & blocking 6
shots. Shea Belte added 12 points & 10 boards. Junior Whitney Walker led Oakcrest with 27 points.
1:45pm ----- Lenape 54, Bishop Kearny NY 45
Sophomore Sasha Simpson had 20 points & 16 rebounds to spark the Indians to a 4th quarter rally.
Junior Brooke Keenan added 19 points. Sophomore Maria Laterza had 13 points & 9 boards for Kearney.
3:30pm ----- Bishop Eustace 48, Hammonton 24
Junior Krystal Lazos had 23 points & 10 rebounds as Eustace ran out to a 30-10 halftime lead. Junior
Katie Piekielski had 10 for the Devils.
5:15pm ----- Gloucester Catholic 33, Egg Harbor Township 25
Dana Tartaglia had 12 points with Noelle O'Connell getting 14 rebounds for the Rams. Sophomore Brittany
Baum scored 11 for EHT.
7:00pm ----- Willingboro 68, Absegami 56
Tammy Meyers had 24 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals & 6 assists to pace Boro's second half rally over
undefeated and No. 1 ranked Absegami. Freshman Tara Booker had 15 points & 9 boards for Gami and
junior Krissy Rosario had 12 points & 11 rebounds.
Sunday, February 20, 2005
12:00n ------ Lower Cape May 55, St. Joseph 32
Stephanie Agger had 16 points, 9 steals & 3 assists for the Tigers, who led by 13 in the first period. Jackie
Terry had 9 points for St. Joe.
1:45pm ----- St. Peter's NY 50, Glassboro 41
Mallory Ameneiros had 12 points, 9 steals & 4 assists for St. Pete. Sakera Young scored 11 points &
made 4 steals for Glassboro.
3:30pm ----- Wildwood 70, Sacred Heart 67 (2OT)
Freshman Latifah had 23 points & 11 rebounds to spark the Warriors to their double overtime win against
their former CAL rival. Tamiera Evans added 20 points & 7 assists. Kristen Bowen had 22 points & 7
assists for the Hearts.
5:15pm ----- Atlantic City 70, Bishop Kearny NY 44
ACHS junior Tasha Cannon had the 1st triple-double in Shootout history with 16 points, 15 rebounds, 10
steals & 9 assists, missing a quad-double by a single assist. Sophomore Ashley Ingram paced AC in
scoring with 17.
7:00pm ----- Holy Spirit 50, St. John Villa NY 35
Sophomore Chelsi Johnson had 19 points & 15 rebounds with junior Jordan Sykes getting 13 points, 10
boards & 4 assists for Spirit. Freshman Nicole Capurso scored 16 for Villa.
Monday, February 21, 2005
2:00pm ----- St. Mary's MD 45, Mainland 42
Bri Gauthier had 14 points, 10 rebounds & 4 assists to help St. Mary's to the win. Junior Carlee Briglia
and freshman Christine Wooding each scored 7 for the Mustangs.
3:45pm ----- Trenton Central 40, Wildwood Catholic 39
Sophomore Coral Dayon had 12 points & 12 rebounds for Trenton. Genny Farnan & freshman Sally
O'Donnell each scored 10 for Catholic.
5:30pm ----- Christ the King NY 79, Camden Catholic 30
All-American junior Tina Charles had 16 points, 12 rebounds & 4 assists and senior All-American Carrem
Gay added 12 points, 8 boards & 4 blocks for Christ the King, ranked No. 1 in the nation. Junior Rashidat
Junaid had 10 points & 9 boards for Catholic.
7:15pm ----- Absegami 59, Bloomfield Tech 42
Gami responded to its 1st loss of the season two days earlier with a 16-3 run in the first quarter against
the eventual state Group 2 champion. Junior Krissy Rosario had 21 points & 10 rebounds, junior Connie
James had 9 points & 15 boards, and freshman Tara Booker added 11 points & 8 rebounds. Ashley
Crenshaw had 15 points for Bloomfield Tech.
The Ventnor Education Community Complex