Ben Mitchell led all scorers with 20 points and 14 rebounds as St. Joseph High School beat Cedar Creek 57-53 in a Cape-Atlantic League United Conference boys basketball game Tuesday night.

St. Joe went into the half with a 27-13 lead.

Cedar Creek scored 21 points in the third quarter, but the Wildcats held on to the win.

Luke Ordille added 11 points for the Wildcats.

Matt Dennis led Cedar Creek with 12 points. Caleb Graves added 11.

Cedar Creek 8 5 21 19-53

St. Joseph 4 23 17 13-57

CC-Knight 3 1-3 7, Mitchell 2 2-6 6, Dennis 5 1-1 12, Graves 3 4-6 11, Newman 3 1-1 8, Newman 4 1-3 9. Totals-20 10-20 53.

SJ-L. Ordille 2 6-8 11, R.Ordille 1 0-1 2, Todoro 1 0-0 2, Mitchell 7 6-7 20, Davis 2 2-4 6, Vadino 1 0-0 3, Quirindongo 0 2-2 2, Riccardi 2 5-5 9, Lyles 1 0-0 2. Totals-17 21-27 57.

3-pointers-Vadino, L. Ordille SJ; Newman, Graves, Dennis CC.

Records-C.C. 2-6, St. Joseph 3-4.

No. 5 St. Augustine Prep 67,

Bridgeton 52

Mike Greenman led all scorers with 22 points for St. Augustine, No. 5 in The Press Elite 11. David Sullivan added 15 for the Hermits.

Nazir Williams led Bridgeton with 12 points.

Bridgeton 17 13 10 12-52

St. Augustine 17 19 17 14-67

B-Bowman 2 0-0 6, Stubbs 4 0-0 8, Williams 6 0-2 12, Watford 3 0-0 7, Pierce 3 0-0 7, Jacobs 1 2-2 4, Silcott 3 1-2 7, Sapp 0 1-2 1. Totals-22 4-8 52.

SAP-Greenman 8 3-3 22, Sullivan 4 6-6 15, Gatto 2 0-0 4, Seward 1 0-0 2, Rossell 3 2-2 8, Segal 1 3-6 5, S. Nelson 1 1-1 3, Vasturia 3 2-2 8. Totals-23 17-20 67.

3-pointers-Bowman (2), Watford, Pierce B; Greenman (3), Sullivan SAP.

Records-Bridgeton 2-6, St. Augustine 6-1.

No. 1 Atlantic City 81

Vineland 42

Dennis White led Atlantic City's charge with 18 points. Ten other players scored for the Vikings, the No. 1 team in The Press Elite 11, including Dayshawn Reynolds and Ga-briel Chandler each with 12.

Atlantic City (8-0) connected for 32 field goals, including five 3-pointers.

Vineland's leading scorer was Kevin Ellis with 10 points and Eddie Thomas added nine. The Fighting Clan had six 3-pointers.

Atlantic City 22 25 20 14-81

Vineland 10 10 11 11-42

AC-T. Reynolds 1 0-0 3, Allen 1 0-0 3, Thomas 3 0-0 7, Montague 3 1-2 7, D. Reynolds 5 1-2 12, White 8 2-2 18, Graves 1 4-6 6, Chandler 5 2-5 12, Tolbert 1 1-2 3, Prevard 1 0-0 2, Torres 3 1-2 8. Totals-32 12-21 81.

V-Thomas 3 2-2 9, Barbalola 2 0-1 5, Rivas 1 0-0 2, Ellis 2 4-5 10,Porter 1 0-0 3, Coates 2 1-2 5, Lunsford 0 1-8 1, Ruiz 3 0-0 7. Totals-14 8-18 42.

3-pointers-T. Reynolds, D. Reynolds, Allen, Thomas, Torres AC; Thomas, Barbalola, Porter, Ruiz, Ellis (2) V.

Records-A.C. 8-0, Vineland 2-8.

No. 4 Middle Township 70,

Ocean City 49

Darrell Shelton led all scorers with 23 points, five assists and four steals for Middle Township. Tom Catanoso added 16. Tom Feraco scored 10 points and had six rebounds and six assists for the Panthers.

Justin Ruggia led Ocean City with 11 points. Ryan Laverty and Jeremy Sullivan each added 10 for the Red Raiders.

Ocean City 10 7 14 18-49

Middle Township 12 22 15 21-70

OC-Laverty 5 0-1 10, Shrader 2 0-0 4, Dougherty 2 3-3 7, Grimes 2 2-2 7, Ruggia 5 0-0 11, Sullivan 4 0-1 10. Totals-20 5-7 49.

MT-Feraco 4 2-2 10, Shelton 8 3-4 23, Catanoso 7 0-0 16, Greer 3 1-2 7, Hand 0 2-2 2, Kerr 0 0-2 0, Moore 2 1-2 5, J. Cowan 2 0-0 5, Dipeso 0 2-2 2. Totals-26 11-16 70.

3-pointers-Shelton (4), Catanoso (2) J. Cowan MT; Sullivan (2), Ruggia, Grimes, OC.

Records-O.C. 2-6, Middle 6-2.

Hammonton 60,

Lower Cape May Regional 20

Nine different players scored for Hammonton, led by Christian Mortellite with 18.

Devon Porteons and Mark Giberson recorded 11 and 10 points, respectively. Hammonton (8-2) connected on five 3-pointers.

Josh Melo posted six points to lead Lower Cape May Regional.

Lower Cape May Regional 5 6 6 3-20

Hammonton 9 23 13 15-60

LCM-Melo 2 0-0 6, Olson 1 0-0 2, Von Savage 1 0-0 2, Freeman 1 0-0 2, Kevin Bryson 1 0-0 2, Kline 1 0-0 3, Hood 0 3-4 3. Totals-7 3-4 20.

H-Mortellite 6 5-7 18, Pugh 2 0-0 4, Costa 2 0-0 6, Giberson 4 1-4 10, Haskins 1 0-0 2, Rivera 2 0-0 4, Hughey 1 0-0 2, Porteons 4 3-5 11, Harris 0 0-2 0, Mitchell 1 0-0 3. Totals-23 9-18 60.

3-pointers-Melo (2), Kline LCM; Costa (2), Giberson, Mortellite, Mitchell H.

Records-LCM 0-8, Hammonton 8-2.

No. 11 Egg Harbor Township 57,

Millville 46

Khari Harley scored 17 points for Egg Harbor Township. Trey Jones scored 12, while Kevin Caban added 11 for the Eagles.

Bishop Evans led Millville with 16 points, including four 3-pointers.

Millville 14 9 9 14-46

Egg Harbor Township 13 16 13 15-57

M-Evans 6 0-0 16, Rivera 2 2-2 6, Ford 6 0-2 12, Mitchell 0 0-2 0, Kelvin Tull 2 0-0 4, Downing 1 0-0 2, Paterson 2 0-0 4, Bocachica 1 0-0 2. Totals-20 2-6 46.

EHT-Jones 6 0-2 12, Harley 7 2-2 17, Caban 4 3-4 11, Allen 5 0-0 10, McMahon 1 1-2 3, Steele 2 0-0 4. Totals-25 6-10 57.

3-pointers-Harley EHT; Evans (4) M.

Records-Millville 3-5, EHT 7-2.

Absegami 67,

Mainland Regional 42

Darryl Loveland scored a game-high 17 points and had 12 rebounds for Absegami. Abdul Anderson scored 16, while Vinnie Nelson added 11 for the Braves.

Darius Jerkins led Mainland with 13 points and Dionis Gonzalez scored 11.

Mainland Regional 11 8 7 16-42

Absegami 12 18 16 11-67

MR-Jerkins 5 3-5 13, Mazzeo 2 0-0 4, Randall 2 1-1 5, Dionis Gonzalez 4 0-0 11, Vincent 1 0-0 3, Kelly 3 0-0 6. Totals-17 4-6 42.

A-Rice 1 0-0 2, Loveland 7 3-4 17, Christmon 2 2-2 6, Fetske 1 2-2 5, Shustov 2 0-0 4, Anderson 4 5-6 16, Borders 1 3-4 6, Nelson 3 3-4 11. Totals-21 18-22 67.

3-pointers-Gonzalez (3), Vincent MR; Anderson (3), Nelson (2), Fetske, Borders A.

Records-Mainland 2-6, Absegami 3-5.

Nonleague

Camden County Tech 65,

Atlantic County Institute of Technology 59

Atlantic County Institute of Technology junior forward Ahmad Shepherd-Sloan registered 26 points and 15 rebounds, both career highs.

Meanwhile, junior guard Nile White has hit a 3-pointer in all nine games this season.

White finished with 11 points for the Red Hawks, while Will Atkins collected 11 rebounds to go along with his eight points. Isaiah Bell also provided eight points.

For Camden County Tech, Al-derae Boyd led with 20 points.

Camden County Tech 14 20 21 10-65

ACIT 12 16 12 22-59

CCT-Boyd 6 6-10 20, Haggins 2 0-0 4, Abdullah 8 0-2 19, Bargos 1 0-0 3, Rose 4 0-0 8, Rivera 2 0-0 4, Alamo 3 0-0 7. Totals-26 6-12 65.

ACIT-Shepherd-Sloan 12 2-2 26, White 4 2-2 11, Atkins 3 2-4 8, Bell 3 1-2 8, Watson 1 0-0 2, Marmaro 1 0-1 2, Marshall 1 0-0 2, Cooper 0 0-2 0. Totals-25 7-13 59.

3-pointers-Bargos, Alamo, Boyd (2), Abdullah (3) CT; White, Bell ACIT.

Records-ACIT0-9.

Shore Conference

Ocean Township 55,

Barnegat 44

No further information was available.

Records-Barnegat 1-9; Ocean Twp. 6-2.

Tri-County Conference

Pitman 47,

Wildwood 42

Francis Christian led Wildwood with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Wesley Hills and Dave Flanders each added eight for the Warriors.

After trailing 16-11 at the half, Pitman scored 24 points in the third quarter to take the lead.

Tim Delaney scored 14 points for the Panthers.

Pitman 5 6 24 12-47

Wildwood 7 9 12 14-42

P-Castagna 1 0-0 3, Darnell 4 2-5 10, Stafford 4 4-6 13, Leach 0 1-2 1, Corma 2 1-1 6, Delaney 4 6-8 14. Totals-15 14-22 47.

W-Christian 4 6-8 14, Hills 4 0-4 8, Maddle 1 0-0 3, Valentin 0 2-2 2, Jones 1 0-0 2, Veltri 2 0-0 5, Kahlil Gittings, Flanders 3 0-0 8. Totals-15 8-14 42.

3-pointers-Castagno, Stafford, Corma P; Flanders (2), Veltri, Madle W.

Records-Wildwood 6-3.

Clearview Regional 69,

Cumberland Regional 36

Gerald Durham scored a team-high 11 ppoints for the Colts, who got 10 points from Joseph Ordille.

Ken McNichols led Clearview with 13 points.

Clearview Regional 18 19 17 15 -69

Cumberland Regional 11 7 9 9 -36

CL-Reim 5 0-0 12, Wilhelm 2 0-0 5, Bright 5 1-2 12, Herman 3 0-0 6, McNichols 4 5-7 13, Brown 3 2-2 9, Gardner 3 0-0 6, Nelson 1 -0-0 2, Dougherty 2 0-0 4 . Totals-29 8-11 69.

CU-Ordille 3 2-2 10, Parker 3 0-0 6, Durham 5 1-3 11, Hemighaus 2 1-2 5, Savage 2 0-0 4. Totals-15 4-7 36.

3-pointers-Reim (2), WIlhelm, Bight, Brown Cl. Ordile (2) CU.

Records-Clearview 4-3, Cumberland 0-7

Tri-State Christian

Atlantic Christian 72,

Cumberland Christian 25

Dan Vogel led all scorers with 19 points. Vincent Davis added 12 for the Cougars.

Chris Fitting led Cumberland Christian with 10 points.

Atlantic Christian 16 26 27 3-72

Cumberland Christian 4 4 11 6-25

AC-Picking 1 1-2 3, Vargas 5 0-0 12, Vogel 8 0-0 19, Chapman 2 3-5 7, Petintelli 4 1-2 9, Mercadante 3 1-2 8, Davis 5 0-0 12, Heath 1 0-0 2. Totals-29 6-16 72.

CC-Fitting 4 0-0 10, Hilton 2 0-0 4, Giozinazzi 1 0-0 2, Blackwell 2 1-2 5, Dunn 1 2-4 4. Totals-10 3-6 25.

3-pointers-Davis (2), Vargas (2), Vogel (3), Mercadante AC; Fitting (2) CC.

Records-Atlantic Christian 10-1.

Pilgrim Academy 43,

The Christian Academy 42

Phil Mol led Pilgrim Academy to its third straight victory with 11 points. Craig Suglia added nine points for the Pioneers (5-1) and PJ Menno had seven.

For the Christian Academy, Chad Gisel led all scorers with 12.

The Christian Academy 13 10 8 11-42

Pilgrim Academy 10 9 13 11-43

TCA-T. Jones 3 0-0 8, Dutton 1 0-0 2, Williams 1 0-0 2, Gisel 3 6-8 12, Haseltine 0 1-2 1, Waller 4 0-0 8, D. Jones 1 1-2 3, B. Jones 3 0-0 6 Totals-16 8-12 42.

PA-Mol 4 3-6 11,Menno 3 1-1 7, Suglia 3 2-2 9,Olley 1 0-0 2, Maldanado 2 2-2 6, Cochran 2 2-4 6, Valentin 0 2-2 2. Totals-15 12-19 43.

3-pointers-T. Jones (2) TCA; Suglia PA.

Records-Pilgrim 5-1.