Gameday Focus: Boy’s Basketball versus Riverside

Gameday Focus: Boy’s Basketball versus Riverside

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The boy’s basketball team returns home tonight to host Riverside at 5:30pm. Here is our preview of the game with the Gameday Focus.

When: Thursday, January 5 at 5:30pm

Where: Cinnaminson High School

Pirates 4-3

Cinnaminson comes into tonight’s game in the midst of a two-game losing streak.

The Pirates opened the year 4-1, but have dropped games to New Foundations (PA) in the Collingswood Holiday Tournament title game and Pemberton.

The four wins came in a row after opening the season with an 81-43 loss to division foe Bordentown.

Conor Bresnahan leads the Pirates with 20.6 points per game. He is followed by Craig Turner at 13.1 points per game.

Rams 3-4

Riverside comes into this contest with a 3-4 record and has dropped two in a row as well.

The Rams have suffered back-to-back losses to Palmyra and Doane Academy.

Riverside is led by Jeanquai Morton with 14 points per game. He is followed by Manny Harris with 12.6 points per game.

Head to Head

The Pirates opened the 2015-2016 season with a 77-53 win over Riverside at home.

The Pirates have not lost to the Rams in well over seven seasons.

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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