Pirates Athletes of the Week: December 18

Pirates Athletes of the Week: December 18

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The Pirates Athletes of the Week for December 18 are here. See who takes home the honors this week for all winter varsity programs.

Bowling: The bowling squad took both games with Holy Cross earlier this week as the boys moved to 4-0 and the girls moved to 1-3. The boy’s bowling athlete of the week goes to Sean Harris. Harris rolled a 661 series and 266 high game. The girl’s bowling athlete of the week goes to Courtney D’Amato. D’Amato rolled a 510 series and 177 high game.

Boy’s Basketball: In their first game of the season the Pirates dropped a tough one to Patriot rival Bordentown 81-43. The athlete of the week goes to Conor Bresnahan, who led Cinnaminson with 18 points.

Girl’s Basketball: The Pirates opened the 2016-2017 season with back-to-back road games Friday and Saturday. The Pirates picked up a 54-51 win Friday over Trenton Catholic, but dropped a 55-41 game to Salem Saturday. The athlete of the week goes to Fiona Flynn. Flynn dropped 23 points Friday and 19 Saturday to pace the offense.

Swimming: Cinnaminson went 1-1 this week to move their overall record to 3-1 on the year. Their first loss of the season came Tuesday against Moorestown. Then, on Saturday, the Pirates fought back to stun Delran 100-70. The athlete of the week for swimming goes to Jack Lilley. Lilley got the Pirates on the board in the 200 free with a time of 1:57.33.

Winter Track: Winter track opened the 2016-2017 season at the first SJTCA Meet of the year on Friday night in Toms River. The athlete of the week goes to Taylor Clark. Clark won the pole vault with a personal record of 9′.

Wrestling: Wrestling also opened its season this weekend by competing at the Nottingham Tournament. The Pirates finished 3rd out of 11 teams. Jahmil Williams won his title bout at 138 pounds. Ryan Teague took home a title at 145 pounds, while Keith Swartley won at 285 pounds. The first honor of the season is a triple-header, going to Williams, Teague and Swartley for their title wins.

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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