The 14th-seeded Ocean City High School boys basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter to beat host Toms River South 58-57 in a South Jersey Group III first-round game on Tuesday. T.R. South was the No. 3 seed.

O.C.'s Jeremy Sullivan hit two free throws with 15 seconds left to put the Red Raiders up 56-54. Justin Ruggia sank two foul shots with 5.5 seconds left and the Red Raiders led 58-54. A 3-pointer by Toms River South at the buzzer made it a one-point game.

Ocean City trailed 44-39 after three quarters, but Ruggia scored eight of his team-high 18 points in the fourth quarter. Sullivan and Connor Laverty each finished with 13 points and Griffin Grimes had nine.

South's Marquis Davis hit eight 3-pointers and scored 28 points.

Ocean City plays at sixth-seeded Hammonton at 6 p.m. today.

Ocean City 9 15 15 19-58

Toms River South 6 15 23 13-57

OC-Grimes 3 0-0 9, Ruggia 5 6-6 18, Sullivan 4 3-4 13 , Altieri 0 1-2 1, Kelleher 2 0-0 4, Laverty 6 0-0 13. Totals-19 10-12 58.

TRS-Davis 9 2-5 28, Green 4 2-2 11, Fall 4 6-8 16, Morrison 1 0-0 2, Hart 0 0-0 0. Totals-18 10-15 57.

3-pointers-Grimes (3), Ruggia (2), Sullivan (2), Laverty OC. Davis (8), Fall (2), Green TRS.

Records-O.C. 9-13.

(6) Hammonton 70,

(11) Burlington Twp. 54

Justin Harris led Hammonton with 19 points. Kelvin Rivera and Trey Hughey both added 15 points for the Blue Devils.

Hammonton will host No. 14 Ocean City today at 6 p.m.

Burlington 11 10 10 23-54

Hammonton 13 11 16 30-70

BT-Davis 5 0-0 10, Thompson 5 0-0 15, Parris 7 1-2 16, Taylor 2 1-1 5, Joseph 1 1-2 3, Abad 2 0-0 4, Robinson 0 1-2 1. Totals-22 5-6 54.

H-Rivera 7 1-2 15, Hughey 5 2-2 15, Harris 4 11-12 19, Giberson 3 2-5 9, Bernard 2 2-4 6, Troche 1 0-0 2, Silagato 1 0-0 2, Bennett 1 0-0 2. Totals-24 18-25 70.

3-pointers-Thompson (5), Parris B; Ginerson, Hughey (3) H .

Records-Hammonton 12-13.

(9) Highland Regional 62,

(8) Oakcrest 48

Highland's Naquan Council led four players in double figures with 22 points. For host Oakcrest, Ladarell Dixon scored 24 points and had nine rebounds. Trevor Little added 10 points and Jordan Brooks had nine points and 10 rebounds. Oakcrest ends at 13-12.

Highland plays at top-seeded Mainland Regional today.

Highland Regional 10 17 17 18-62

Oakcrest 9 14 9 16-48

HR-Council 4 11-17 22, Scafidi 4 5-10 13, Jones 5 1-1 11, Furlow 3 4-4 10, Lawus 3 0-2 6, Gbesi 0 0-2 0. Totals-19 21-36 62.

O-Brooks 4 0-0 9, Cervi 1 0-2 2, Castillo 1 0-0 2, Little 4 0-0 10, James-Ward 0 0-2 0, Dixon 8 8-13 24, Matthews 0 1-4 1. Totals-18 9-21 48.

3-pointers-Council HR. Little (2), Brooks O.

Records-Oakcrest 13-12.

(1) Mainland Regional 64,

(16) Woodrow Wilson 49

Darius Jerkins led the game with 30 points to go with his 20 rebounds for Mainland. Drew Dalzell also had 18 points for the Mustangs. Kenny Randall added 10 points for Mainland. The Mustangs will host No. 9 Highland Regional today.

Woodrow Wilson 9 16 14 10-49

Mainland 18 12 8 26-64

WW-Plowden 2 3-4 8, King 4 0-0 8, Ragan 5 2-3 15, Sanchez 4 3-4 12, Cruz 2 0-0 4, Diggs 1 0-0 2. Totals-18 8-11 49.

MR-Jerkins 12 6-11 30, Randall 4 2-4 10, Dalzell 4 7-12 18, Jackson 1 1-2 3, Deveney 0 1-2 1, McLaughlin 1 0-0 2. Totals-22 17-31 64.

3-pointers-Sanchez, Plowden, Ragan (3) W;Dalzell (3) M.

Records-Mainland 16-10.

(7) Lacey Township 47,

(10) Cumberland Reg. 41

Chris Iappico led No. 7 seed Lacey Township with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Jordan Arce added 15 for the Lions.

Cumberland's Casey Ordille hit five 3-pointers for 15 points and Joe Boose added 10.

Cumberland 10 12 6 13-41

Lacey 11 6 18 12-47

CR-Burch 2 2-2 6, J. Ordille 2 5-6 9, Banks 0 2-5 2, C. Ordille 5 0-0 15, Boose 2 5-6 10, Parker 1 0-0 2. Totals-12 14-20 41.

LT-Arce 5 5-9 15, Iappico 8 2-4 18, Moore 4 0-2 10, Mayer 1 0-1 2, Biele 0 2-2 2. Totals-18 9-18 47.

3-pointers-C. Ordille (5), Boose CR; Moore (2) LT.

Records-Lacey 10-11, Cumberland 12-11.

S.J. Group IV

(1) Cherry Hill East 63,

(16) Absegami 27

Jake Slite led the game with 20 points for Cherry Hill East. Justin Borders led Absegami with nine points. Abdul Anderson added seven for the Braves.

Absegami 9 3 6 9-27

Cherry Hill East 17 13 19 14-63

A-Fetske1 0-0 2, Anderson 3 1-3 7, Borders 3 0-0 9 , Nelson1 0-0 3, McHugh 10-0 3, Long 1 0-0 3. Totals-10 1-3 27.

CHE-Perry 5 0-1 10, Slite 6 7-8 20, Smerciak 2 0-0 4, Cuhna 3 0-2 9, Wetzler 6 2-2 17, Cobb 1 0-0 3. Totals-23 9-13 63.

3-pointers-Borders (3), Nelson, McHugh, Long A; Wetzler (3) Cobb, Slite, Cuhna (3) che.

Records-Absegami 9-15 .

(14) Lenape 54,

(3) Millville 51

Ryan McMahon led the game for Lenape with 22 points.

Khaliq Ford led the Thunderbolts with 15 points. Millville was No. 10 in The Press Elite 11. Terron Mitchell and Kelvin Tull both scored 13 for Millville.

Lenape 9 14 13 18-54

Millville 5 11 12 23-51

L-Moody 4 0-0 8, Kupa 4 0-0 8, McMahon 9 1-1 22, Russell 1 2-2 5, Gray 1 3-6 5, Green 1 2-3 4, Morgan 1 0-0 2. Totals-21 8-12 54.

M-Rivera 3 0-2 6, Ford 6 0-1 15, Mitchell 6 0-0 13, Tull 5 2-2 13, Patterson 0 1-2 1, Ferguson 0 3-4 3. Totals-20 6-11 51.

3-pointers-McMahon (3), Russell L; Tull, Ford (3), Mitchell M .

Records-Millville 16-8.

(6) Cherokee 63,

(11) Egg Harbor Twp. 39

Robinson Normal scored 10 points for the Eagles and Quanif Ames had nine.

Egg Harbor Township 4 6 7 21-39

Cherokee 14 17 22 10-63

EHT- Surman 1 0-0 2, Normal 3 2-2 10, Fiore 1 0-0 2, Dixon 2 1-2 5, Ames 4 1-2 9, Estrada 2 0-0 4, Vinasco 1 0-0 3, Smith 0 0-2 0, Li 0 2-2 2, Truss 1 0-0 2. Totals-15 6-10 39.

C-Ballamy 4 0-0 9, Wikted 7 2-3 19, Handel 1 1-1 3, Powell 1 0-0 2, Tobin 4 0-1 11, Brown 4 0-0 9, Marshall 1 0-0 2, Thompson 0 2-2 2, Taylor 2 1-2 5, Kannigen 0 1-2 1. Totals-24 7-11 63.

3-pointers-Vinasco, Normal EHT; Ballamy, Wikted (3), Tobin (3), Brown C.

Records-EHT 8-16.

(7) Southern Regional 63,

(10) Kingsway Regional 54

Mike Gesicki scored 31 points for the Rams and Jake Logue scored 19 points. Gesicki grabbed 18 rebounds and had six assists, two blocks and two steals.

Southern plays No. 2 Atlantic City on Thursday.

Kingsway 12 11 15 16-54

Southern 9 19 16 19-63

KR-B. Pollick 5 0-0 10, Rodney 4 0-0 9, Arzeez 2 0-0 4, Robinson 4 0-0 11, C. Pollick 6 1-1 13, Lawry 2 2-2 6, Blascyzyzk 0 1-2 1. Totals-23 4-5 54.

SR-Gesicki 10 9-13 31, Yaiser 0 2-2 2, Sheehan 3 0-0 7, Halliday 2 0-0 4, Logue 8 2-3 19, Dubois 0 0-1 0. Totals-23 13-19 63.

3-pointers-Rodney, Robinson (3) KR; Gesicki (2), Logue, Sheehan SR.

Records-Southern 17-8.

S.J. Group II

(8) Middle Township 50,

(9) Haddon Heights 43

Trai Greer led the Panthers with 16 points and Michael Feraco hit five 3-poiners for 15 points. Greer added five assists to his game, Jeremiah Bland had eight points and three steals, and Lynell Brooks had a team-high six rebounds to go with four points.

Middle advances to play at No. 1 seed Haddonfield on Thursday.

Haddon Heights 14 9 13 7-43

Middle Twp 18 8 14 10-50

HH-Broadway 2 1-2 6, Quadar 5 0-0 10, Brownlee 5 6-7 16, Smith 3 0-0 6, Dokes 2 1-2 5. Totals-17 8-11 43.

MT-Brooks 2 0-0 4, Bland 3 2-2 8, Feraco 5 0-0 15, Freeman, DiPeso 1 0-0 2, Neill 1 0-0 3,i Greer 5 4-4 16, Kerr 1 0-0 2. Totals-18 6-6 50.

3-pointers-Broadway HH; Greer (2), Feraco (5), Neill MT.

Records-Middle Township 12-13, Haddon Heights 13-13.

(5) West Deptford 78,

(12) Bridgeton 52

Marquis Owens scored 21 points for host West Deptford.

For Bridgeton, Nazir Williams led with 12 points and Ty'trel Stubbs added 11.

(12) Bridgeton 12 14 11 15-52

(5) West Deptford 25 20 17 16-78

B-Wilson 10, N. Williams 12, L. Williams 4, Stubbs 11, Singleton 2, Saunders 2, Bowman 1, Bell 10.

WD-Worthy 2, Taylor 2, Owens 21, McKeown 3, Leonhardt 5, Kuda 15, Harcum 2, Hansen 15, Gardner 13.

Records-W.D. 22-5.

(7) Collingswood 49,

(10) Cedar Creek 45

Cedar Creek senior Jacob Knight scored 15 points and finished his high school career with 1,015 points. Knight reached the 1,000-point mark on Thursday in a 58-42 loss to Oakcrest. John Newman had 15 points for the Pirates on Tuesday.

Collingswood's Isaac Destine scored 17 points.

Cedar Creek 9 7 17 12-45

Collingswood 16 12 11 10-49

CC-Knight 6 -6 15, J. Newman 4 3-5 14, Pitale 1 0-0 3, Gaines 3 2-3 9, Davis 1 0-2 2, Duverplas 1 0-1 2. Totals-16 7-17 45.

CW-Copeland 2 1-2 5, Valentine 2 1-3 6, Barnes 2 0-0 5, Wallace 1 1-2 3, Destin 6 3-4 17, Muhammad 4 5-6 13. Totals-17 11-17 49.

3-pointers-J. Newman (3), Knight, Gaines, Pitale CC. Barnes, Valentine CW.

Records-Cedar Creek 14-13, Collingswood 18-9.

(3) Medford Tech 76,

(14) Pleasantville 74, OT

Marquel Bridges scored 16 points for the Greyhounds and had five assists.

Brian Gomez and Singleton McNeill each grabbed eight rebounds.

Pleasantville 20 12 12 20 10-74

Medford Tech 5 22 17 20 12-76

P- Gomez 3 4-8 10, Hargrose 1 0-0 3, Savage 7 0-0 15, Bridges 7 0-2 16, Luma 1 1-2 3, McNeill 4 1-2 10, White 2 0-0 6, Allen 1 0-0 2, Centeno 3 3-3 9 . Totals-29 9-17 74.

MT-Harris 3 5-11 11, Dennis Tunstall 10 3-3 23, Williams 3 2-4 11, Jones 1 3-6 5, Vincent 4 6-7 18, Armstead 1 1-2 3, Jones 1 3-3 5. Totals-23 23-36 76.

3-pointers-Hargrose, Savage, Bridgers (2), McNeill P; Williams (3), Vincent (4) MT.

Records-Pleasantville 12-13.

(2) Pemberton 71,

(15) Lower Cape May Regional 21

Shaun Brooks led host Pemberton with 21 points. Kevin Bryson scored eight points for Lower.

(15) Lower Cape May 10 0 8 3-21

(2) Pemberton 20 19 25 7-71

LCM-Bryson 8, Dicave 4, Von Savage 6, Szubski 3.

P-Russell 2, Brooks 21, Clark 2, Gaither 2, Heck 2, Ivory 10, Johnson 3, Lebrun 3, McShea 8, Pitts 6, Wilson 10.

Records-Lower 7-19, Pemberton 22-3.

S.J. Group I

(5) Haddon Township 72,

(12) Wildwood 41

Eric DiCresenzo scored 18 for Haddon Township and added 11 rebounds. Kenny Seda led the Warriors with 10 points and also had four rebounds.

(12) Wildwood 6 16 2 17-41

(5) Haddon Township 17 16 25 14-72

W-Coleman 3 0-1 6, Poteat 1 0-0 2, Gibbs 1 0-0 2, Valentin 3 1-3 7, Flanders 3 0-0 8, Gentek 0 0-1 0, Seda 3 2-2 10, Bolle 10-0 3, Wright 1 0-0 3. Totals-16 4-8 41.

HT-Marino 5 0-0 11, Boyle 3 1-3 8, Roche 2 0-1 4, Pipito 13-4 5, McCullough 12-2 4, Dicresenzo 6 6-12 18, Mulroy 2 1-2 5, Donaldson 1 0-0 3, Preziosi 3 1-2 10, Howley 2 0-0 4. Totals-26 14-25 72.

3-pointers-Seda (2), Bolle, Flanders (2) W; Marino, Boyle, Donaldson, Preziosi (3) H.

Records-Wildwood 8-15.

S.J. Non-Public B

(12) St. Joseph 76,

(4) Doane Academy 66

Charles Riccardi led the Wildcats with 23 points, hitting four of their 10 3-pointers. Ben Mitchell added 18.

The Wildcats will play No. 4 Roselle Catholic on Thursday.

(12) St. Joe 17 22 20 17-76

(4) Doane Academy 13 14 17 22-66

SJ-Mitchell 6 6 18, Quirindongo 2 0 6, Vadino 2 0 6, Riccardi 6 7 23, Davis 2 1 9, Brown 5 4 14. Totals-24 18 76.

DA-Scott 1 0 3, Sterling 7 5 19, Baez 12 8 32, Cyzewski 1 0 3, Johnson 2 0 4, Lane 2 1 5. Totals-25 14 66.

3-pointers-Riccardi (4), Davis (2), Quirindongo (2), Vadino (2) SJ; Scott, Cyzewski DA.

Records-St. Joseph 17-9, Doane Academy 21-4.

(8) Wildwood Catholic 66,

(9) St. Mary 52

Eighth-seeded Wildwood Catholic, fresh off a Cape-Atlantic League title, advanced to the quarterfinals.

Jordan Roberson led the Crusaders with 28 points. Clinton Freeman scored 18 and Eddie McWade added 12.

Robert Lewis led St. Mary with 16 points.

Wildwood Catholic, No. 4 in the Elite 11, will play top-seeded Trenton Catholic on Thursday.

St. Mary 5 12 11 14-52

Wildwood Cath. 12 22 10 12-66

SM-Julius 2 0-1 4, Cummings 5 0-0 11, Rokins 4 0-1 8, Lewis 6 3-6 16, Woodard 1 0-0 2, Lassiter 3 1-2 9, Jones 1 -01 2. Totals-22 4-11 52.

WC- Cook 1 4-5 6, Robertson 11 5-6 28, Freeman 8 2-3 18, E. McWade 6 0-2 12, Smith 0 2-2 2. Totals-26 13-19 66.

3-pointers-Lassiter (2), Cummings, Lewis SM; Robertson WC.

Records-Wildwood Catholic 23-4.

(3) Holy Spirit 73,

(14) Mater Dei 29

Holy Spirit's Junior Santiel scored his 1,000th career point on a layup in the second quarter. He finished with 18 points and now has 1,0005 in his career. Holy Spirit is No. 7 in the Elite 11. Leon Daniels added eight points for the Spartans.

Holy Spirit will host No. 6 seed Gill St. Bernard's on Thursday.

Mater Dei 3 6 5 15-29

Holy Spirit 19 25 13 16-73

MD-Miles 2 5-8 9, White 4 0-0 10, Enstwistle 1 0-0 2, Laporte 1 0-0 2, Lawson 1 2-2 4, Mastro 1 0-0 2. Totals-10 7-10 29.

HS- Saintel 9 0-0 18, Collier 2 0-0 6, Sommers 1 0-0 2, Hogans 2 0-0 4, Taylor 3 0-0 6, Daniels 4 0-0 8, Middleton 2 0-0 5, Barnes 2 0-0 5, Marczyk 1 0-1 2, Russo 2 0-0 4, Light 4 0-0 9, Hart 0 1-2 1, Daniel 1 1-2 3 . Totals-33 2-5 73.

3-pointers-White (2) M; Collier (2) Middlton, Barnes, Light.

Records-Holy Spirit 20-6.