Richie Sandoval hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to seal a 66-64 win for Absegami High School over St. Joseph in a back-and-forth Cape-Atlantic League boys basketball game on Thursday.

Sandoval finished with 14 points and Lamar Monroe led the Braves with 25.

Tyler D'Amelio gave St. Joseph a 64-63 lead when he sank a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining, but Absegami was able to convert its final posession after a timeout and an inbounds pass from half court.

D'Amelio finished with 10 points and Andrew Ordille had a team-high 20 for the Wildcats.

Absegeami 15 14 13 24-66

St. Joseph 17 15 16 16-64

A-Monroe 10 0-0 25, Sandoval 6 0-0 14, Loveland 2 0-2 4, Christmon 4 1-2 9, Shustov 1 0-0 2,Anderson 1 5-6 7, Taylor 2 0-0 5. Totals-26 6-10 66.

SJ-Ordille 8 1-2 20, Hernandez-Colon 2 0-0 4, Reap 7 4-4 21, Barbone 0 2-2 2, D'Amelio 4 0-1 10, Mitchell 0 1-2 1, Craig 1 0-0 3, Brown 1 0-0 3. Totals-23 8-11 64.

3-pointers-Monroe (5), Sandoval (2), Taylor A; Ordille (3), Reap (3), D'Amelio (2), Craig, Brown SJ.

Records-St. Joseph 8-5; Absegami 8-4.

Girls basketball

St. Joseph 52, Absegami 26

Dana DiRenzo led the visiting Wildcats with 10 points. Gabby Dudo scored nine, while Samantha Wetzel and Christine Ingargiola each added eight for St. Joseph.

St. Joseph 12 10 12 18-52

Absegami 9 10 7 0-26

SJ-Neuber 1 0-0 2, Henry 1 1-2 3, Ingargiola 4 0-0 8, Dudo 4 0-0 9, Leyden 2 0-0 4,Metzler 3 0-0 7, Wetzel 4 0-0 8, Weiss 0 1-2 1, DiRenzo 4 2-2 10. Totals-22 4-7 52.

A-Sartorio 1 0-0 2, Seddon 2 3-4 7, Lee 2 2-2, Sodaitis 1 4-4 6, Clarke 1 0-2 2, Romesburg 1 0-0 2. Totals-8 9-10 26.

3-pointers-Dudo, Metzler SJ; Lee A.

Records-Absegami 1-8; St. Joseph 10-2.

 

Wrestling

From Wednesday

Absegami 37, Vineland 30

106-Josh Pineda V d. Chris D'Alfonso 4-0; 113-Zachary Nealis V d. Chris Harvey 8-1; 120-Brandon Goldberg A p. John Rizzo 4:25; 126-Mike Jiampetti A p. Luis Andrion 1:41; 132-Jonathon Rodriguez V p. Robert Mears 1:45; 138-Frank Malloy A md. Joseph Buza 15-5; 145-John Willette A d. Brandon Muessig 1-0; 152-Nathaniel Ross A p. Cheyenne Cuevas 2:33; 160-Sampson Jenkins A d. Devin Cloud 14-11; 170-Alex Gong A p. Steffen Rodriguez 2:45; 182-Marcus Nelson V p. David Blake 3:30; 195-Tiawahn Cosby V p. William Sanz 5:40; 220-Justin Diaz V won forfeit; 285-Mike Ottaviano A d. Eugene Maisonave 4-0.