Hammonton High School's Camille Maimone, left, and St. Joseph's Grace Petrongolo (13) fights for control of the ball as the Wildcats' Emily DeMarco (4) looks on during a regular-season game last month. St. Joseph, one of three local teams left in the field hockey playoffs, will host  Glassboro in the South Jersey Group I title game Wednesday.

Press photo by Dave Griffin, Oct. 3, 2012

As New Jersey towns and schools recover from Hurricane Sandy, the high school state tournaments continue.

The tournaments resume today and several local field hockey and boys and girls soccer teams are still in contention for South Jersey titles.

Here is a look at the local teams still competing in each sport.

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Boys soccer

Six local teams are still involved in the postseason. All but Sacred Heart are scheduled to play today.

Top-seeded Absegami will meet ninth-seeded Cherokee in a S.J. Group IV quarterfinal game at 2 p.m.

Hammonton and Lacey Township are still alive in Group III. Third-seeded Hammonton will host sixth-seeded Delsea Regional in a quarterfinal game at 2 p.m. Ninth-seeded Lacey Township will play at top-seeded Moorestown in a 2 p.m. quarterfinal.

In Group II, third-seeded Middle Township will host 11th-seeded Atlantic County Institute of Technology in a 2 p.m. quarterfinal game.

Fourth-seeded Sacred Heart has advanced to the Non-Public B semifinals. The Lions are scheduled to play Friday against the winner of today's game between top-seeded Trenton Catholic and No. 8 seed Rutgers Prep.

The S.J. public and Non-Public finals are scheduled for Nov. 19.

Girls soccer

Eight local girls teams are still involved in the postseason.

Three of those teams - Hammonton, Oakcrest, and Pinelands Regional - are in Group III.

Fifth-seeded Oakcrest will play at fourth-seeded Moorestown in a quarterfinal game Tuesday at 2 p.m. Hammonton will meet the winner of that game in a semifinal contest Friday. Tenth-seeded Pinelands Regional will play at second-seeded Central Regional on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

In Group II, seventh-seeded Barnegat will play at second-seeded Lower Cape May Regional on Wednesday in a 2 p.m. quarterfinal.

Egg Harbor Township is the only local team in S.J. Group IV. The eighth-seeded Eagles will play at top-seeded Eastern at 2 p.m. today.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy and St. Joseph are still competing in S.J. Non-Public B. Top-seeded OLMA will host ninth-seeded Timothy Christian at 2 p.m. today. Sixth-seeded St. Joseph will play at third-seeded St. Rose, likely on Tuesday, but the game could be moved. St. Joe coach J.P. Jones said St. Rose is still trying to find a site for the game since the recent storms damaged its field.

The S.J. public and Non-Public finals are scheduled for Nov. 20.

Field hockey

Three local teams are left in this sport.

Southern Regional will host Shawnee at 2 p.m. today in a S.J. Group IV semifinal game. Southern (19-1) is the No. 2 seed and Shawnee (13-5) is third.

Top-seeded Ocean City (18-1) will meet No. 2 Kingsway Regional (14-5) in the S.J. Group III championship game at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Egg Harbor Township. Ocean City's home field is still unplayable from Hurricane Sandy and the northeaster that followed.

St. Joseph (21-1) will host Glassboro (11-7-2) in the S.J. Group I title game at 2 p.m. Wednesday. St. Joseph is top-seeded and Glassboro is seeded second.

The state field hockey semifinals are scheduled for Friday. The finals will be played Sunday at The College of New Jersey in Ewing Township.

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