Eastern Regional High School
Girls Basketball History
(This New Jersey School in the Eastern Section of
Camden County Serves Berlin Borough,
Gibbsboro Borough and Voorhees Township)

Recaps of Playoff Games (Top of Page; Leading Scorer Listed in Losses)
Including South Jersey Sectional / State
All-Time Record -- 32 wins, 35 losses (31-34 / 1-1) . . . Through 2019
Group 4 -- 18-22 (*1-1)
Group 3 -- 14-11       
Overall (not broken down into classifications) -- 0-2
**Tournament for girls did not exist prior to 1973.**
Top Playoff Scoring Performances (Middle of Page)
Coaches' Playoff Records (Bottom of Page)

  Details obtained from stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer and
Camden Courier-Post.

To reach Ted Silary -- tedtee307@yahoo.com


Year Round Opponent W-L Score Details
    Group 4      
2019 First Kingsway Lost 57-49   Anna Accardo (15), Gabby Payne (11; finalized career total at 1,172)
2018 None         Did not qualify
2017 First Shawnee Lost 64-54   Kelli McGroarty (15)
2016 First Rancocas Valley Lost 58-54   Leah Manchel (11)
2015 None         Did not qualify
2014 First Lenape Lost 71-23   Emily Fendrick (7)
2013 First Mainland Won 43-38   Sub Samantha Mlkvy came through with a team-high 10 points for the Vikings,
          who won the third quarter, 16-6.
  Qtr Shawnee Lost 46-28   Miranda Konstantinides (8)
2012 First Clearview Lost 39-35   Cari Winiarski (13)
2011 First Vineland Lost 75-55   Amy Solinski (14)
2010 First Shawnee Won 63-29   Genevieve Okoro racked up 29 points and the Vikings won the third quarter,
          30-6.
  Qtr Cherry Hill East Won 62-35   Genevieve Okoro offered 31 points and 19 boards.
  Semi Cherokee Won 42-37   Kerri Aiken drilled four consecutive treys in the fourth quarter while claiming
          high-scorer honors with 17 points.
  Final Southern Won 53-26   In their first appearance in a sectional final, the Vikings downright coasted. 
          Genevieve Okoro blended 22 points with 11 rebounds and five blocks, Kerri
          Aiken and Darian Graziano halved 18 points and, aside from snagging 12
          rebounds, Nia Blevins hit her first career three-pointer.
  *Semi Colts Neck Won 54-49   Gnevieve Okoro exploded for 34 points and 18 rebounds. The Vikes scored 11
          of their 17 fourth quarter points at the line.
  *Final North Hunterdon Lost 50-36   Genevieve Okoro (24).
2009 Qtr Williamstown Won 48-26   Genevieve Okoro contributed 20 points, 21 boards, four assists and nine
          blocks. Morgan Halbruner added 11 points.
  Semi Southern  Lost 51-50   Genevieve Okoro (32).
2008 Qtr Cherokee Won 48-45   Genevieve Okoro mixed 18 points with 13 boards while Marissa DiMarco (13)
          canned a crucial late layup.
  Semi Lacey Twp. Won 53-47   Barrie Cohen (20) and Marissa DiMarco (16) led in scoring, Genevieve Okoro
          swept 16 rebounds and Kerri Aiken nailed key free throws.
  Final Absegami Lost 47-44   Kerri Aiken (11)
2007 First Lenape Lost 63-51   Genevieva Okoro (18, 16 rebounds). Game went three Ots.
2006 None        
2005 First Mainland Lost 59-53   Jaime Waterhouse (12)
2004 None        
2003 First Lenape Won 44-30   Rachel Dawson (19) and Rose Katz (15) were the leaders.
  Qtr Washington Twp. Lost 37-27   Rachel Dawson (14)
2002 First Southern Won 34-24   Rachel Dawson (17) scored half of Eastern's points in a road upset.
  Qtr Toms River East Lost 57-40   Rachel Dawson (19)
2001 None        
2000 First Overbrook Lost 62-57   Emily DiMarco and Lauren Finnegan (19 apiece)
1999 First Brick Twp. Won 54-45   Emily DiMarco hit two threes en route to 14 points while Toyelle Wilson
          and Kelli Bakanowsky halved 26 points.
  Qtr Cherry Hill West Won 63-38   Emily DiMarco (20), Toyelle Wilson (16) and Kelli Bakanowsky (15) paced
          the romp.
  Semi Toms River East Won 62-52   Toyelle Wilson scored seven of her 19 points in a 21-9 fourth quarter. She
          added eight assists, five steals. Lilah Ormond claimed 10 rebounds.
  Final Shawnee Lost 60-42   Emily DiMarco (10)
1998 First Overbrook Won 42-35   Kristin Cherill (15) and Toyelle Wilson (10) scored in double figures
          and Eastern won the second/fourth quarters, 30-17.
  Qtr Vineland Lost 51-50   Kelli Bakanowsky (16)
1997 First Washington Twp. Lost 45-29   Emily DiMarco (12)
1996 Qtr Shawnee Won 60-43   Eastern shot 12-for-15 at the line while winning the fourth quarter, 22-11.
          Kristen Cherill (19), Meghan Bolger (17) and Jessica Fraser led the point parade.
  Semi Southern Lost 37-36   Meghan Bolger (15)
1995 First Jackson Memorial Won 49-36   In leading the Vikings to their 17th win over 18 games (after a 2-5 start),
          Meghan Bolger scored 23 points.
  Qtr Cherokee Lost 71-60   Jessica Fraser (31; six treys)
1994 None         Did not qualify
1993 First Millville Lost 69-53   Meghan Bolger (15)
1992 Qtr Atlantic City Won 62-45   Marcie Tobin-Fraser (16) and Janice Ward (15) led the way and combined for
          17 points in a 24-15 first half.
  Semi Shawnee Lost 61-49   Marcie Tobin-Fraser (14)
    Group 3      
1991 First Cumberland Won 60-36   Amy Presnall's 20-point effort upped her career total to 1,006. Marcie
          Tobin-Fraser was right behind with 19.
  Qtr Mainland Won 55-50   The Vikings used balance -- Amy Presnall (15), Marcie Tobin-Fraser (11),
          Kristen Przybylski (also 11) -- to pull off a 6-at-3 upset and shot 11-for-12
          at the line in the fourth quarter.
  Semi Ocean City Won 57-48   Jen Killough drained five treys en route to 18 points. Marcie Tobin-Fraser
          and Janice Ward added 12 points apiece and Amy Presnall had 10.
  Final Egg Harbor Twp. Lost 49-44   Marcie Tobin-Fraser (11)
1990 First Toms River South Won 46-38   Amy Presnall racked up 20 points. Jen Killough (12) and Sharon Pierson (10)
          also attained double digits.
  Qtr Pennsauken Lost 66-45   Jen Killough (20)
1989 None         Did not qualify
1988 First Ocean City Lost 51-56   Kris Walsh (13).
1987 First Cinnaminson Won 54-50   Lynn Donovan (25) and Julie McGravey (20) combined for all but nine of
          Eastern's points. The latter converted a one-and-one with nine seconds left.
  Qtr Rancocas Valley Won 44-34   Major marksmanship at the line (15-for-16) helped Lynn Donovan register
          29 points. She added 12 rebounds.
  Semi Central Lost 54-26   Julie McGravey (12)
1986 None         Did not qualify
1985 None         Did not qualify
1984 None         Did not qualify
1983 None         Did not qualify
1982 First Lower Cape May Won 38-22   Laura Simon finished with 15 points and Eastern, the No.  2 seed, survived a
          mini-scare by winning the fourth quarter, 15-2.
  Qtr Collingswood Won 57-44   Peggy Walsh (19) and Laura Simon (15) fueled the Vikings. They combined
          for 18 points in a 36-27 second half.
  Semi Oakcrest Won 74-34   This game was "over" by the end of a 19-4 first quarter. Peggy Walsh amassed
          25 points while Laura Simon (12), Lynn Guerere (10) and Roseann O'Brien 
          (nine) provided balanced support as Eastern earned its first title-game visit.
  Final Lakewood Lost 42-38   Peggy Walsh (22)
1981 First Oakcrest Won 64-31   Sue Davis had eight of her 16 points in a 23-8 second quarter. Peggy Walsh
          posted 10 of her 20 in a 19-8 third stanza.
  Qtr Cinnaminson Won 46-34   Peggy Walsh totaled 13 points and 16 rebounds and the Vikings broke away
          from a 19-19 tie with a six-point run.
  Semi Camden Catholic Lost 64-55   Peggy Walsh (21)
1980 Qtr Ocean City Lost 54-47   Peggy Walsh (23)
1979 Qtr Paul VI Won 62-53   Lynn Blaszczyk powered for 21 points and 14 rebounds, Peggy Walsh had 12
          points and Ginny Ficerai netted 10 of Eastern's 18 successful free throws.
  Semi Edgewood Lost 63-51   Lynn Blaszczyk (19)
1978 First Triton Won 68-44   Sharon Tinucci packed 17 of her 29 points into a 27-7 fourth quarter.
  Qtr Mainland Won 86-77   This game wasn't as close as you'd think. Eastern led by 22 entering the
          fourth quarter. Lynn Blaszczyk (26) and Sharon Tinucci (22) were dominant.
  Semi Ocean City Lost 80-47   Bonnie Mongan (12)
1977 First Holy Cross Lost 40-28   Sharon Tinucci (nine)
1976 First Camden Catholic Lost 49-20   Mary Siedlecki and Foster (four apiece)
    All One Tourney      
1975 First Collingswood Lost 68-61   Dee Houston and Fran Siedlecki (22 apiece)
1974 First Jackson Twp. Lost 52-37   Dee Houston (15)
1973           Did not qualify

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Top Playoff Scoring Performances
Year Name Pts Opponent
2010 Genevieve Okoro 34 Colts Neck
2009 Genevieve Okoro 32 Southern
1995 Jessica Fraser 31 Cherokee
2010 Genevieve Okoro 31 Cherry Hill East
1978 Sharon Tinucci 29 Triton
1987 Lynn Donovan 29 Rancocas Valley
2010 Genevieve Okoro 29 Shawnee
1978 Lynn Blaszczyk 26 Mainland
1982 Peggy Walsh 25 Oakcrest
1987 Lynn Donovan 25 Cinnaminson
2010 Genevieve Okoro 24 North Hunterdon
1980 Peggy Walsh 23 Ocean City
1995 Meghan Bolger 23 Jackson Memorial

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Coaches' Playoff Records
Name Years W-L
Keith Wert 2019 0-1
Joe Murphy 2003-18 10-12
Gail Shelly 2001-02 1-1
Kris Calabria 1997-00 4-4
Linda Bolger 1989-96 7-6
Steve Kozeniewski 1983-88 2-2
Linda Bolger 1977-82 8-6
  (Bolger total)   (15-12)
Cynthia Logan 1976 0-1
Diane Yanzuk 1974-75 0-2
Ferne Labati 1973 0-0
Totals 1973-2018 32-35
*-includes 1-1 in states (2010)