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New Jersey high school coaching legend nets 700th career victory

John Valone is a legend in South Jersey. The basketball coach, who spent 35 years at Cherry Hill East, added another notch to his impressive resume Wednesday when he picked up career victory No. 700.
Holy Cross Prep rolled to a 76-37 road victory over Cinnaminson as Valore reached the milestone. Valore is currently in his second year at the Delran-based school, is now 700-433 after winning 548 games at Cherry Hill East (where the court is named after him), one season at Cumberland and five seasons at Camden, where he captured four South Jersey, Group 2 titles (2013-14 to 2017-18)