Gameday Focus: Boy’s Basketball versus New Egypt

Gameday Focus: Boy’s Basketball versus New Egypt

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Coverage today features boy’s basketball versus New Egypt at 5:30pm. Here is our preview of the contest with the Gameday Focus.

When: Thursday, January 12 at 5:30pm

Where: Cinnaminson High School

Pirates 5-5

Cinnaminson comes into tonight with a 5-5 record and has lost two in a row after a thrilling double overtime win against Riverside.

The Pirates two recent losses have come against Willingboro and Delran, both Patriot opponents.

This is a non-conference game for Cinnaminson.

Cinnaminson opened the season with a 4-1 run, before suffering two, two-game losing streaks with a win in between.

The Pirates are 1-4 in the Patriot.

Warriors 6-2

New Egypt is off to a 6-2 start to the season.

The Warriors started the year on a 5-0 run before suffering their first loss to Delran 50-47.

In their most recent game, the Warriors dropped a 57-51 Freedom Division contest to Burlington City.

New Egypt has three players averaging double digits in points this year led by Owen Raab’s 13.5.

Head to Head

These two teams played a tight one last year as the Pirates squeezed out a 59-56 win in overtime.

The Pirates have won four in a row against the Warriors.

New Egypt’s last win in this series came during the 2011-2012 season by a score of 95-80.

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Jim is the creator and editor of Cinn City Sports. He also created At the Dish, Life With Tony and Enzo and is the owner of JAVFreelancing. He coached baseball for five years, three at his former high school (Holy Cross in Delran, NJ) and two at prominent Division III program Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He has worked for the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, NJ; Metro Networks in Bala Cynwyd, PA; and was the play-by-play announcer for the Camden Riversharks of the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball for two seasons (2007-2008) on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, the student-run radio station at Rowan University. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and minor in Journalism from Rowan University in 2008. While in school he was the Assistant Sports Director at WGLS for two years and the Sports Director for one year. He also covered the football, baseball, softball and both basketball teams for the school newspaper 'The Whit.' He is the former Sports Editor for the Cinnaminson and Moorestown Patch websites. Jim lives in New Jersey with his wife Nicole, sons Tony and Enzo and dog Phoebe. He can be reached at jimvassallo@cinncitynews.com