Boys’ basketball hosts Cherry Hill East Invitational showcase tournament

Nate Mulberg ('10)/Eastside Sports Editor

This past weekend, Cherry Hill East hosted the annual Cherry Hill East Invitational, a prestigious boy’s basketball showcase in which some of the top teams in South Jersey attend. The East Invitational is a huge fundraiser for the boy’s basketball program and hundreds upon hundreds of fans/viewers attend. Money was raised through an entry fee to watch games, food and beverage sales and a 50/50 raffle. East guidance counselor Mr. Jonathan Strout was the DJ for the event.

In all, 13 games were played this weekend in the Dibart Gymnasium. Twenty- five teams attended, with each team playing one game with the exception of Rancocas Valley High School, who played two games. The results from the games are below.

Haddonfield beat Pitman 77-69Paul IV beat Salem 50-46

Cherry Hill West beat Cherry Hill East 55-50 in overtime

Trenton Catholic beat Camden Catholic 77-46

Atlantic City beat Camden 65-51

Rancocas Valley beat Living Faith 67-47

Rancocas Valley beat Bishop Eustace 66-49

Eastern beat Lenape 67-66 in overtime

Middle Twp beat Burlington City 45-33

Cherokee beat Holy Spirit 54-53

Deptford beat Mainland 78-76 in overtime

Williamstown beat Shawnee 53-43

St. Augustine beat Washington Twp. 60-37