Basketball History for Catholic High
Schools in Camden County (NJ)

Bishop Eustace -- Camden Catholic -- Gloucester Catholic
Paul VI -- St. Joseph's Camden (closed in 1979)

Breakdowns for South Jersey Sectional Champions
In Parochial / Non-Public Playoffs, 1940-2019
Year
Result in Sectional Final (all wins)
Result in State Final
C = Coach
Followed by Five Starters

   Opponents -- Location    McCorristin -- Trenton    St. Joseph -- West New York
   Bergen Catholic -- Bergen    Our Lady of the Valley -- Orange    St. Joseph's -- Camden
   Bishop Eustace -- Pennsauken    Paterson Catholic -- Paterson    St. Mary -- Elizabeth
   Christian Brothers Acad. -- Lincroft    Paul VI -- Haddonfield    St. Mary -- Jersey City
   Don Bosco -- Ramsey    Red Bank Catholic    St. Mary -- Perth Amboy
   Essex Catholic -- Newark    Sacred Heart -- Vineland    St. Mary -- South Amboy
   Gloucester Catholic -- Gloucester    Seton Hall Prep -- West Orange    St. Patrick -- Elizabeth
   Good Counsel -- Newark    St. Aloysius -- Jersey City    St. Rose -- Belmar
   Holy Cross -- Delran    St. Anthony -- Jersey City    St. Peter -- Jersey City
   Holy Family -- Union City    St. Augustine -- Richland    St. Peter -- New Brunswick
   Holy Spirit -- Absecon    St. Cecilia -- Rockaway    St. Thomas Aquinas -- Edison
   Immaculata -- Somerville    St. Joseph -- Metuchen    Trenton Cathedral -- Trenton
   Marist -- Bayonne    St. Joseph -- Toms River    Trenton Catholic -- Trenton

   Information for this page came from accounts in the Philadelphia Inquirer
and Camden Courier-Post; also from players/coaches.

To reach Ted Silary -- tedtee307@yahoo.com


BISHOP EUSTACE CAMDEN CATHOLIC GLOUCESTER CATH. PAUL VI ST. JOSEPH'S
Pennsauken Cherry Hill Gloucester Haddonfield Camden
         
1961 1940 1955 1975 1954
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B Parochial B Parochial B
W - St. Joseph's (Cam.) W - St. Mary (SA) W - St. Rose W - Holy Cross W - Red Bank Catholic
W - Holy Family L - Good Counsel L - St. Mary (Eliz.) L - Essex Catholic L - St. Mary (Eliz.)
C - Don Casey C - Joe Barry C - Johnny McCarthy C - Art DiPatri C - Al Vogt
Mike Dalsey Carl Cuneo Brian Agin Joe Branco Hal Alvord
Don Dickerson Adam Kasilowski Jerry Dunn Rich Costello Pat Caramanna
Chuck Hearey Joe Schmid Wally Hagan Pat Hennessey Lou Golecki
Don Kalinowski Frank Szwak Gene Miller Pat Scharff Ted Kurpiecki
Bill Melchionni Charley Wieland George Rieder Paul Witt Rich Topolski
1962 1941 1957 1980 1960
Parochial A Parochial A Parochial B Parochial B Parochial B
W- Trenton Catholic W - Trenton Catholic W - St. Rose W - St. Joseph (TR) W - St. Rose
W - St. Peter (JC) W - St. Patrick L - St. Mary (Eliz.) W - Marist L - St. Mary (Eliz.)
C - Don Casey C - Joe Barry C - Johnny McCarthy C - Art DiPatri C - Al Litwa
Mike Johnston Adam Kasilowski Art Dipatri Barry Buchowski Ed Godal
Pete Johnston Carl Maiese Bill Goldy Ed Duckworth Ted Kompa
Don Kalinowski Joe Stafford Ray McCann Matt Lonetto Tony Martin
Bill Melchionni Frank Szwak Terry Reiss Mark Radziewicz Don Summers
Tex Thomson Charley Wieland Dick Talley  Bob Shannon Paul Zachary
1969 1942 1958 1983 1964
Parochial A Parochial A Parochial B Parochial B Parochial A
W - Christian Brothers W - Trenton Catholic W - St. Mary (PA) W - St. Joseph (Met.) W - Trenton Cathedral
W - St. Peter (JC) W - St. Joseph (WNY) L - St. Aloysius W - Immaculata L - Seton Hall
C - Joe O'Connor C - Al Mandes C - Johnny McCarthy C - Art DiPatri C - Frank DelRossi
Jeff Banasz Vic Brady Art DiPatri Matt Brady Bob Bretschneider
Pat Costigan Rod Reardon Bill Goldy Jack Franchi Paul Dobleman
Jim Crawford Ed Scott Bob O'Donnell Tim Howley Mike Kavanaugh
Pete Furey Frank Szwak Terry Reiss Brian Morehead Bob Lamar
Gary Melchionni Adolph Wichrowski Jim Talley Rich Risse Tony Powers
1973 1944 1959 1988 1973
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B Parochial B Parochial C
W - Red Bank Catholic W - St. Peter (NB) W - St. Mary (PA) W - McCorristin W - Sacred Heart
W - Our Lady o/t Valley L - Don Bosco L - St. Aloysius W - Bergen Catholic L - St. Anthony (JC)
C - Pete Johnson C - Al Mandes C - Johnny McCarthy C - Steve Selby C - Frank Tryka
Marty Bricketto Les Brutschea Ray McCann Mike Delaney Gary Foster
Fran Knoll Bill Conway Bob O'Donnell Glenn DelSignore Steve Jones
Mark Lonetto Sam Damore John Pilkauskas Andy Howley John Klish
John Olive Gene Evans Joe Spence Mike Mascolo Matt Maneeley  
Tony Plakis Joe Olesiewicz Jim Talley Kevin Shell Matt Walsh
1974 1951 1964   1974
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B   Parochial C
W - Red Bank Catholic W - Trenton Catholic W - St. Mary (SA)   W - Sacred Heart
W - Don Bosco L - St. Peter (JC) W - St. Aloysius   L - St. Anthony (JC)
C - Pete Johnson C - Johnny McCarthy C - Ray Ford     C - Frank Tryka
Bob Falconiero Bill Burns Mike Baker   Danny DelVecchio
Mark Mancini Franny Murray Jack Fink   Gary Foster
Tony Plakis Charley O'Donnell John Murphy   Jim Gallen
Jim Ryan Mike Petrozza Bud Shodder   Steve Jones
Jack Sparks Dick Scott Bill Somerset   John Klish
1975 1974 1969   1977
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B   Parochial C
W - St. Thomas Aquinas W - Holy Cross W - St. Mary (SA)   W - Sacred Heart
W - St. Cecilia L - Essex Catholic L - St. Mary (JC)   L - St. Anthony (JC)
C - Pete Johnson C - Paul Budniak C - Ralph Saquella   C - Frank Tryka
Bob Falconiero Bob Ferrante Dom Carrera     Tony Burley
Mark Mancini Mike Hurley Joe Dangel   Jim Finnigan
Tony Plakis Dennis Karback Frank Porreca   Merle Scott
Jim Ryan Mike Mathis Chuck Settar   Mike Tompkins
Jack Sparks Stan Wilcox Bill Ulbin   Ron Wister
1976 1993 1970    
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B    
W - Gloucester Catholic W - St. Joseph (Met.) W - Red Bank Catholic    
W - Don Bosco L - Seton Hall W - St. Joseph (WNY)    
C - Pete Johnson C - Jim Crawford C - Ralph Saquella    
Ken Bolis Bill Barr Dennis Calzonetti    
Bob Falconiero Vinnie McCaffrey Dennis Flaherty    
Duane Lipinski Lew Procacci Joe Kain    
Craig Soens Rich Racobaldo Dave Rumaker    
Jack Sparks Carlton Rhoden Bill Ulbin    
1991 1994 1972    
Parochial B Parochial A Parochial B    
W - St. Augustine W - Christian Brothers W - Bishop Eustace    
L - St. Anthony (JC) L - Bergen Catholic W - Paterson Catholic    
C -  Bill Lange C - Jim Crawford C - Ralph Saquella    
Bob Fisicaro Bill Barr Dennis Calzonetti    
Vinnie McCaffrey Tim Bieg Pete Carrera      
Mike Melchionni Jamil Hafeeza Ed Chew    
Brian Obermeier Vinnie McCaffrey Dennis Flaherty    
Rich Ott Carlton Rhoden Frank Koehler    
1992 1996      
Parochial B Parochial A      
W - St. Rose W - Christian Brothers      
L - Marist L - Seton Hall      
C - Bill Lange C - Jim Crawford      
Joe Burke Tim Bieg      
Bob Fisicaro Pete Bilinsky      
Bill Harvey Kevin Crawford      
Mike Melchionni Gene Cuneo      
Scott Mitchell John Sigmund      
1996 2001      
Parochial B Parochial A      
W - St. Rose W - Christian Brothers      
L - St. Anthony (JC) W - Seton Hall      
C - Bill Lange Jr. C - Jim Crawford      
Tiwaun Hawkins Pete Adams      
Blaine Neal Will Bakanowsky      
Geoff Owens Eric Cangelosi      
Mike Volpe Nick Cangelosi      
Andre Williams Brian Gallagher      
1997 2003      
Parochial A Parochial A      
W- Holy Cross W - St. Augustine      
L - Seton Hall W - Bergen Catholic      
C - Bill Lange C - Jim Crawford      
Chris Arnold Eric Cangelosi      
Tiwaun Hawkins Nick Cangelosi      
Mike Volpe Mike Mangold      
Andre Williams Drew Rosenfeld      
Stanley Williams James Ulrich      
  2008      
  Non-Public A      
  W - Holy Spirit      
  L - Immaculata       
  C - Jim Crawford      
  Jahseer Bronson      
  Tim Crawford      
  Anthony D'Orazio      
  Mike McElhatton      
  Gerry Wixted      
  2010      
  Non-Public A      
  W - St. Augustine      
  W - St. Peter (JC)      
  C - Jim Crawford      
  Sherard Cadogan      
  Tim Crawford      
  Anthony D'Orazio      
  Bart Middleman      
  Gerry Wixted      
  2018      
  Non-Public A      
  W - St. Joseph (Met.)      
  L - Don Bosco      
  C - Matt Crawford      
  Baba Ajike      
  Pat Corbett      
  Dominic Dunn      
  Hakim Melvin      
  Uche Okafor      
  2019      
  Non-Public A      
  W - Paul VI      
  L - Bergen Catholic      
  C - Matt Crawford      
  Baba Ajike      
  Pat Corbett      
  Lucas Dunn      
  Zach Hicks      
  Uche Okafor