Atlantic Christian School’s Mikai Browne scored his 1,000th career point as the team opened the new year with a 42-35 victory over Cape Christian in a non-conference boys basketball game.

The junior guard entered the game needing just 23 points to reach the milestone, which he accomplished early in the third quarter after stealing the ball and sinking a layup.

Browne now has 1,005 career points.

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Browne led Atlantic Christian with 28 points, including sinking three 3-point shots. He also had seven rebounds and four steals.

Atlantic Christian improved to 5-6.

Ben Noble scored seven points while Elijah Chapman added three. Both made a 3-point basket. Teammate Hunter Smith scored four points.

Cape Christian 10 12 9 4—35

Atlantic Christian 11 13 9 9—42

CC—J. Shivers 19, E. Stokes 9, E. Shivers 3, L. Shivers 2, E. Magnson 2

AC—Browne 28, Noble 7, Smith 4, Chapman 3.

3-pointers— Browne (3) Chapman, Noble AC; E. Stokes (2)

Records— AC 5-6; CC N/A

Pleasantville 85,

Buena Regional 39

Jacob Valeus scored 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the host Greyhounds. Teammate Sahmir Jones scored 15 points and eight assists, while Elijah Jones added 16 points and Divine Anderson had 13 points and four steals.

Buena Regional’s Matt Johnson scored a game-high 20 points

Buena 13 10 5 11—39

Pleasantville 27 25 22 13—85

B—Caporale 1, Hammie 2, Johnson 20, Little 6, Kennison 4, Williams 6.

P—Vaughn 3, Valeus 19, S. Jones 15, Anderson 13, E. Jones 16, Wilson 3, Pickens 4, Zomar 2, Torre 6, Townsend 4.

3-pointers—Jones, Anderson, Wilson P.

Records—Buena 0-4; Pleasantville 5-1.

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