Here's a look at this week's top-five local girls and boys high school basketball teams.

Boys

1. St. Augustine (7-1): The Hermits remain at No. 1 despite a loss to Middle Township on Monday. St. Augustine faces tough games against Ocean City on Wednesday and Atlantic City on Friday.

2. Holy Spirit (5-0): Spartans up to No. 2 after last Friday's 56-52 win over Atlantic City.

3. Atlantic City (4-3): Vikings are 4-1 against local teams but still lack a statement victory.

4. Millville (5-1): Thunderbolts have quietly won five straight.

5. Middle Township (6-2): Panthers get a slight nod over Ocean City because of their win over St. Augustine Prep.

Girls

1. Ocean City (7-1): Red Raiders are getting healthy.

2. Sacred Heart (8-0): Impressive win over Cedar Creek on Monday night.

3. Holy Spirit (4-3): Spartans are 4-0 against CAL teams.

4. Cedar Creek (8-1): Pirates have a big game at home against Wildwood Catholic on Wednesday.

5. Middle Township (7-2): Panthers have held five opponents to 21 points or less.

 

 

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.