The backcourt duo of sophomore Brittany Martin and junior Amanda Riiff combined to score 38 points to lead the Timber Creek Regional High School girls’ basketball team to a 69-36 win over Paulsboro in the opening round of the 11th annual James G. Atkinson Memorial Basketball Classic.
Martin pumped in a game-high 20 points, while Riiff added 18 as the Chargers advanced to take on Glassboro in the championship game of the four-team tournament, which is played at Gloucester County College. That contest is set for today at 6 p.m.
Timber Creek jumped out to a 22-11 first-quarter lead an never looked back, improving to 2-2 on the young season. Ten different Chargers scored, with Riiff and Martin each connecting on a pair of three-pointers. Riiff also had seven steals, while Desiree Furbert added seven points and a team-high nine rebounds.