Pirates Athletes of the Week: January 8

Pirates Athletes of the Week: January 8

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The Pirates Athletes of the Week for January 8 have arrived. See who takes home the honors this week at Cinnaminson High School.

Bowling: The boy’s bowling team went 2-1 this week, while the girl’s team went 0-3. The boy’s team is now 6-2 and the girl’s team is now 2-6. The boy’s bowling athlete of the week goes to Sean Harris. Harris rolled a 220 high game and 584 high series in the Pirates 4-0 win over Bordentown. The girl’s bowling athlete of the week goes to Courtney D’Amato. D’Amato rolled a 172 high game and 447 high series in the Pirates 3-1 loss to Bordentown.

Boy’s Basketball: The boy’s basketball team went 1-2 this week, knocking off Riverside 77-74 in double overtime and falling to Pemberton 60-42 and Willingboro 74-59. Cinnaminson is now 5-4 overall and 1-3 in the division. The boy’s basketball athlete of the week goes to Craig Turner. Turner dropped a career-high 32 in the win over Riverside.

Girl’s Basketball: The girl’s basketball team enjoyed a 3-0 week with wins over Pemberton, Florence and Willingboro. The Pirates are now 8-1 overall and 2-0 in the division. The girl’s basketball athlete of the week is Maddie Parrish. Parrish poured in 29 points over three games, 21 of them coming from beyond the arc.

Swimming: The swim team went 1-0 this week with a dominating victory over Pemberton, 123-45. It is the second win this year over the Hornets. The Pirates are now 4-2. Their meet scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to inclement weather. The swimming athlete of the week goes to Robert Sandeen. Sandeen won two individual events (100 freestyle and 200 IM) to pace the Pirates.

Winter Track: Winter track was scheduled to attend the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games on Saturday in Ocean Breeze, New York, but did not attend due to inclement weather.

Wrestling: The wrestling team went 1-0 this week with a 67-6 win over Pemberton. Cinnaminson is now 2-2 overall and 1-0 in the Patriot Division. The athlete of the week for wrestling goes to Alex Marter. Marter won his 106-pound bout via an 11-3 major decision. Cinnaminson was scheduled to attend the Paul Finn Duals Saturday, but had to cancel due to inclement weather.

Check Cinn City News every Sunday at 1pm for the Pirates Athletes of the Week so long as one varsity program was in action that week at Cinnaminson High School.

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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