Armed defense




n recent high school basketball action, the St. Joseph (Hammonton) girls’ squad defeated Our Lady of Mercy Academy (Newfield) by a score of 43-38, on Feb. 28. On March 2, the Bishop Eustace Prep (Pennsauken) boys defeated St. Augustine Prep (Richland) 66-61. At left, Bishop Eustace’s Ry’n Bland (35), with help from teammate Sho Dasilva, wins the rebound battle over St. Augustine’s Blake Rossell. Right, Our Lady of Mercy’s Anne Brewer (50) fights for the ball with St. Joseph’s Dana DiRenzo.

Photos by Alan M. Dumoff,