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Camden, New Jersey
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Monday, March 29, 1965
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tjUfilfcK ; wS , C moon, N J, Monday, 29, 1965 Merchants Only Champ From Jersey 22 Top Clifford Scott For Group 2 Title By ED GOLDEN Courier-Post Staff Reese Ruediger came prepared for anything. He left with everything. Concisely, that's the story of Merchantville High School's surprising 57-54 victory over Clifford Scott High in Atlantic City's Convention Hall Saturday, a 1 victory which gave the Merchants their first Group 2 championship since 1947. Ruediger, the young, balding coach of the Gray Knights, used all his resources to prepare his underdog team for the big battle in the 47th annual New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic As sociation basketball tournament. Re It was obvious to schooled bas- O - TO 1 krtball eyes Ruediger had left no CIJL J. LCV-IA stone unturned in an effort to have his club ready for anything ATLANTIC CITY-South Jersey the Scotties from East Orange schoolboy basketball fans won't had to offer, soon forget Bridgewater-Raritan1 pavers High School and Christian Broth-1 ', ,. a a , . c To no one s surprise, Ruediger loir emyce Sng the win - Quick to givethe'cnKlit for ning of New Jersey State iHtlffW scholastic A t h I V'UVM -nd wouKh qu t' " he inforS turnament championships today. I fourth estaters Bridgewater took the Group 4CUUS k r h. .. , . n, . i True, the kids Bob Greacen, , le when it stopped Bloomfield w BiU McDonnoI1 63-55, in the second game of a Convention Hall twin bill Satur-j day night. And Christian Brothers; Jf liatld 1C(W1 won the Parochial A title with 76-59 triumph over Don Bosco of Clifford sco- Ramsey in the afternoon. imiiri J Group 4 Title to mm w p i jisSS - ti in. i ii n SkiOrgi - f 'ni 4kM Wilclwood Fails To Retain Crown ATLANTIC CITY Wildwood MacDonald, opened up a 32-16 ad- High School's reign as New Jersey j vantage at halftime and held on FT R I ! I I IS a PF P : s i U 11 i " FT R i i 4 ( 1 PF P i i i' i ! i 'i 5 II lS 17 57 12 13 17 1254 I S7 Almrdida t J But, South Jersey fans have an- j- J other reason for remembering JorW:::::::::; j it the two teams. s?!wite"r"::":: 4 n Bridgewater ruined Camden's kiSS"!..::::::::. i 1 : j t .1 . i nn - Cahrll ft A uiu ior uie uue aiiu a i-game, xoili ii tt j winning streak with it when it1 merchantville stopped the Purple Avalanche inwuiumi ... i i a semifinal game last Tuesday. n'1!.:::::: ii I And Christian Brothers spoiled hb" ; I Bishop Eustace Prep's chances TV"," ' , .... , ,-, , , Mcnevitt 0 when it tripped the Crusaders for Tnuin t 45 ., r ., .... ..... Omnrd Scott 17 the South Jersev title a little Merehamvint ... n more than a week ago. I Bridgewater, with 6-8 Mike Rick Hare, Ed Twyman and Bob Grosso scoring 28 points and haul- Brown "hustled like crazy." ing down 30 rebounds, broke a: But it was Ruediger's idea to 48-all tie early in the fourth quar- practice for the game without ter and r.u v. to its triumph, j using Greacen, their 6-5 center, in Mike Janczewski tossed in the case he fouled out (which he did), tie-breaking goal as Bridgewater! And it was Ruediger's idea to chalked up its 25th victory in 28 practice against a press that was games. Doug Welle topped Bloom-j one of Scott's big defensive field (22-5) with 15. weapons (which they used). Christian Brothers won its first And it was Ruediger's idea to state title behind the all-around , alter his offensive patterns to play of 5-8 Kirk Robinson, who overcome the Scotties1 man-to-hit 35 points on 8 field goals andean defense (which they used). 19 of 22 fouls. Jim Fuery hadjFollow Orders Precisely 24 for Bosco. And the players carried out The victory was the 23d in 24, Riser's orders to near-per-games for Christians Brothers fection. while Bosco suffered its seventh! "We worked m practices with setback in 25 outings. j Greacen out and I'm glad we did," Ruediger said. When he did CHRISTIAN BROS., DON BOSCO ( p fouj out (witn 5:21 to play and S&nn'evnher s 2 " Divine i o ? Merchantville in front, 52-48). the McCarthy 4 14 Feurv 9 t ?4 kids weren't shocked without him. McOulnpsi 1 0 2 Spenla 5 4 14 ., , . , .,, . ,, . ... Ana we Kiueti ineir press ngm 2 4! 0 (with only 24 seconds Rnhinsnn ft 1ft 35 Canith ESSr h ? 3 9 'iin the beginning," the smiling chTrS BmVr4, T1S" I22 IUI but emotionally-choked coach con-Bosco is ii io 23 5jtinucI. "When Greacen made that BLOOMF'FI.T) BRIDGEWATFR havilD weiie ? is Doyie 5 o io: elapsed in the first ouarter) Clif- 14 2s ford Scott stopped its press for 7 is good because they knew we had 31 M :i -i i Blrmmfielll 11 14 14 9 S5i11 M"VM1. Bridsewater 13 so io 2o63 Ruediger, overjoyed with happi ness that comes in the knowledge 'of a job well done, handed out like, well, like a coach . m) r J 3 ' Grant Gerhpr B JasienJeckl 5 Muse 3 Totals . 24 9 Fuloo 1 13 Grosso 7 11 Jantvpwskl 2 7 Martin 6 K Totals 21 Pre-Teen Title To Brooklawn Brooklawn captured the Pre-Teener Basketball League cham pionship Sunday by handing Penn praise like, well, lute a whose team had just won a state championship. 'Kids Didn't Panic "When we were behind by 7 UPI Courter-Post Photos BOB GREACEN'S performance is clearly demonstrated in these two photos. Upper photo shows Greacen (32) guarding Clifford Scott's Fred Ciccone as Merchants' Rick Hare stands behind Greacen. Lower photo shows Bob grabbing rebound from Scotties' Tom Schwester (45) as Bill Williams (14) and Ed Twyman (30) look on. Merchantville won, 57-54, to capture its first state crown since 1947. it i- it. I sauken a 24-17 defeat in the title Pm s 0 " secwna quarter) ine kiqs aian t panic. game. It was the 10th victory of the campaign for Brooklawn in 12 1 outings. Jim Rebstock paced the Brooklawn attack with 11 points while Gary Melchionni was high man for Pennsauken with 10. Boh Greacen Selected to Second Team ATLANTIC I'll Y Rob Greacen, 6-5 center of Merchant-lille, was named to the All-Tournament second team in the New Jersey State Intercsholas-tic Athletic Association basketball tournament hold here Friday and Saturday. First team selections included: Kirk Robinson, Christian Brothers Academy, the lone unanimous choice; Ron Knrnegav and Charlie Chanihliss, Newark South Side; Mike Grosso, Bridgewater-Rarilan and Bob MacDonald, New Providence. Other second team selections were: Doug Welle, Bloomfield; Bob Kellert, St. Michael's. Jersey City; Jim Feurv, John Bosco and Ray McAIarnen, Wildwood Catholic. They really did a job. We took good shots and everybody did what he was supposed to do." Merchantville did take "good shots." Not only that, the Knights made most of them. They took 45 shots and made 26 for a sizzling 57 per cent. Greacen was top scorer with 18 points including R-for-12 from the floor. McDonnell shot 7-for-ll and scored 16 and Hare was 5-for-8 with 11 points. If there was any turning point in the game, it came in the second period. Tom Schwester, Scott's 6-4 center and leading scorer, drew his third personal . ioupis of Greece, 6-4, 6-4, in the Continued on Page 21 Col. 4 I finals of the mixed doubles. KEEPEVG CHECK i SLUGGING ROOKIE MAY'S LANDING The closed : ST. LOUIS (UPI)-George Wat- circuit television at Atlantic Cityjkins of the St. Louis Cardinals hit .373 in his rookie season of 1930 but failed to win the batting title when Bill Terry produced a .401 mark. 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The move cut the Braves' roster to 29 players, one over the opening day limit. Lary came to the Braves from New York last year. He 3-3 record last season. State's Group 1 Basketball Champs came to a sudden end Saturday night as New Providence of Union the rest of the way. The Pioneers held a 52-39 lead going into the final period when County handed the defending the "Warriors began finding the kings a 68-59 defeat here in Convention Hall. A tremendous 23 point second period outburst by the Pioneers powered them to their first state title. After trailing 10-9 at the end of the first stanza, New Providence, mark. Wildwood trimmed Its defi cit to 62-57 with 1:39 remaining, but MacDonald hit four straight fouls to put the game on Ice. MacDonald, who was selected to the All-Tournament team, was the big man in the New Provi dence scoring attack with 31 behind the snapshooting of Bob! points. 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