With just a three-point lead with 25 seconds left, St. Augustine Prep pulled away with free-throws to edge Bridgeton 68-61 in a Cape-Atlantic League National Division boys basketball game Tuesday.

The victory gave Hermits coach Paul Rodio his 774th of his career - one away from tying the South Jersey record of 775 wins held by former Camden coach Clarence Turner.

LaTrelo Williams scored a 3-pointer with about 30 seconds remaining to pull the Bulldogs within three points.

Blake Rossell scored a game-high 18 points for St. Augustine, No. 3 in The Press Elite 11. David Sullivan added 16 points for the Hermits.

Ty'trel Stubbs led Bridgeton with 15 points and Craig Singleton contributed with 14.

St. Augustine Prep 14 19 16 19-68

Bridgeton 7 14 21 19-61

SA-Greenman 3 2-4 9, Sullivan 5 6-6 16, Gatto 1 4-4 6, Seward 3 4-6 11, Rossell 8 2-2 18, Nelson 1 3-4 5, Vasturia 1 1-2 3. Totals-22 22-28 68.

B-Bowman 0 1-2 1, Singleton 5 0-0 14, Stubbs 6 1-2 15, N. Williams 4 0-0 8, Williams 1 0-0 3, Pierce 4 0-0 9, Jacobs 4 3-5 11. Totals-24 5-9 61.

3-pointers-Greenman, Seward SAP; Singleton (4), Stubbs (2), L. Williams, Pierce B.

Records-St. Augustine 16-2, Bridgeton 6-11.

Pleasantville 57,

Buena Regional 36

Robert Handy led all scorers with 16 points for Pleasantville. Marquel Bridgers added nine for the Greyhounds.

Trayvond Barbary led Buena with 15 points.

Buena Regional 12 7 5 12-36

Pleasantville 9 12 13 23-57

BR-Barbary 5 5-8 15, Guilford 0 1-4 1, Carty 1 1-2 3, Keller 1 2-2 4, Stratton 1 0-0 3, Singh 1 0-0 2, Velazquez 4 0-0 8. Totals-13 9-16 36.

P-Calloway 1 0-0 2, Handy 6 2-2 16, Gomez 0 3-6 3, Brown 2 1-2 5, Anderson 2 0-0 4, Bridgers 4 1-2 9, Luma 0 3-4 3, Centenno 1 0-0 3, McNeil 3 0-0 8, Hartrose 1 2-2 4. Totals-20 12-18 57.

3-pointers-Stratton BR; Handy (2), McNeil (2), Centenno P.

Records-Buena 5-14, Pleasantville 10-9.

No. 1 Atlantic City 87,

Vineland 33

Jahleem Montague and Dayshawn Reynolds each scored a game-high 14 points for Atlantic City. Ga-briel Chandler added 12 for the Vikings, while Lamar Thomas and Isaiah Graves scored 10 apiece.

Eddie Thomas led Vineland with nine points.

Vineland 5 8 9 11-33

Atlantic City 17 24 32 14-87

V-Ware 1 0-0 3, Thomas 3 1-2 9, Rivas 3 1-2 8, Ellis 2 0-0 6, Coates 1 0-0 2, Perez 1 0-0 2, Villar 0 1-2 1, Douglas 1 0-0 2. Totals-12 3-6 33.

AC-T. Reynolds 2 1-2 5, Allen 3 0-0 7, Thomas 4 1-1 10, Montague 7 0-3 14, D. Reynolds 5 4-6 14, White 1 0-0 2, Graves 5 0-2 10, Chandler 6 0-0 12, Tolbert 2 1-2 5, Prevard 1 0-0 2, Chase 1 0-0 2, Torres 1 2-2 4. Totals-38 8-18 87.

3-pointers-Allen, Thomas AC; Thomas (2), Ellis (2), Ware, Rivas V.

Records-Vineland 3-17, A.C. 17-1.

Hammonton 61,

Lower Cape May Regional 37

Christian Mortellite scored a game-high 23 points for Hammonton. Matt Costa added 11 for the Blue Devils.

Josh Melo led Lower Cape May Regional with four baskets for nine points.

Hammonton 11 24 18 8-61

Lower Cape May Regional 8 15 6 8-37

H-Mortellite 7 6-9 23, Pugh 3 0-0 6, Costa 4 0-0 11, Giberson 2 0-0 4, Rivera 2 1-1 5, Porteons 1 0-0 2, Harris 3 2-2 8, Amaya 1 0-0 2. Totals-23 9-12 61.

LCM-Melo 4 0-0 9, Renna 3 0-0 8, Kline 1 0-0 2, Von Savage 0 1-3 1, Freeman 1 1-2 3, Laing 0 2-2 2, Decave 1 0-0 2, Bell 0 2-2 2, Szubski 3 1-3 8. Totals-13 7-12 37.

3-pointers-Renna (2), Melo, Szubski LCM; Costa (3), Mortellite (3) H.

Records-Hammonton 16-4, LCM 0-17.

Holy Spirit 62,

Oakcrest 38

Holy Spirit's Paul Moore led all scorers with 20 points and eight rebounds. Jordan Taylor added 10 points and grabbed five boards for the Spartans.

Trevor Little scored a team-high 13 points and had five steals for Oakcrest.

Oakcrest 5 8 11 14-38

Holy Spirit 14 13 16 19-62

O-Brooks 3 1-1 7, Cervi 1 1-4 3, Castillo 1 1-5 3, Dixon 2 0-2 4, Little 5 0-2 13, Elliot 3 0-0 8. Totals-15 2-11 38.

HS-Moore 8 1-3 20, Saintel 4 0-0 9, Rassmann 1 2-2 4, Midi 2 0-2 4, Taylor 5 0-0 10, Daniels 3 0-0 6, Middleton 4 0-0 9. Totals-27 3-7 62.

3-pointers-Moore (3), Saintel, Middleton HS; Little (3), Elliot (2), Brooks O.

Records-Oakcrest 6-13, Spirit 13-6.

Absegami 51,

Mainland Regional 36

Darryl Loveland paced Absegami with a game-high 20 points.

Jaleel Christmon and Vinnie Nelson added 13 and 12 points, respectively, for the Braves.

Darius Jerkins and Ted Mazzeo led Mainland with 14 and 12 points.

Absegami 10 12 14 15-51

Mainland Regional 4 14 9 9-36

A- Loveland 7 6-8 20, Christmon 5 3-4 13, Shustov 0 1-2 1, Anderson 2 0-1 5, Nelson 4 2-4 12. Totals-18 12-19 51.

MR-Jerkins 6 2-5 14, Mazzeo 4 3-4 12, Randall 1 0-0 2, Gonzalez 0 1-2 1, Brennan 1 0-0 2, Riska 1 0-0 3, Kelly 1 0-0 2. Totals-14 6-11 36.

3-pointers-Nelson (2), Anderson A; Mazzeo, Riska MR.

Records-Absegami 8-10, Mainland 6-13.

No. 4 Middle Township 58,

Ocean City 48

Tom Feraco posted a game-high 20 points for Middle Township, including eight in the fourth quarter. The Panthers, No. 4 in the Press Elite 11, were 9-for-10 from the foul line in the final quarter.

Ocean City led 32-25 at the half, but Middle outscored the Red Raiders by 17 in the second half for the come back.

Tom Catanoso and LaMarr Greer tallied 14 and 11 points, respectively.

For Ocean City, Griffin Grimes totaled a team-high 15 points. Joe Shrader and Justin Ruggia added 13 and 12 points.

Middle Township 10 15 18 15-58

Ocean City 16 16 7 9-48

MT-Feraco 8 4-7 20, Shelton 1 5-8 7, Catanoso 5 2-2 14, Greer 5 1-2 11, Cowan 2 0-0 4, Moore 0 2-2 2. Totals-21 14-21 58.

OC- R. Laverty 1 0-0 3, Shrader 6 1-2 13, Grimes 7 0-0 15, Ruggia 4 3-4 12, Sullivan 1 0-0 2, C. Laverty 1 0-0 3. Totals-20 4-6 48.

3-pointers-Catanoso (2) MT; C. Laverty, Ruggia, R. Laverty, Grimes OC.

Records-Middle 15-3, O.C. 6-12.

Millville 51,

Egg Harbor Township 50

Rashon Sorrell recorded nine of his team-high 16 points in the second half as Millville rallied from a seven-point halftime defecit to come back and win.

Bishop Evans was 5-for-6 from the foul line in the final quarter to aid the Thunderbolts. Evans finished with 11 points, while Paris Patterson and Terron Mitchell each added eight.

For Egg Harbor Township, Khari Harley and Trey Jones led all scorers with 18 points each. Harley and Jones recorded nine and eight points, respectively, in the final quarter.

Egg Harbor Township 12 15 4 19-50

Millville 12 8 11 20-51

EHT-Harley 7 0-0 18, Jones 8 2-2 18, Allen 3 0-0 6, Steele 1 0-2 2, Caban 2 2-2 6. Totals-21 4-6 50.

M-R. Rivera 3 0-0 6, Sorrell 7 2-5 16, Patterson 4 0-0 8, Evans 2 5-6 11, Mitchell 4 0-0 8, Ford 1 0-0 2. Totals-21 7-11 51.

3-pointers-Harley (4) EHT; Evans (2) M.

Records-EHT 10-8, Millville 9-10.

Tri-County Conference

Penns Grove 79,

Wildwood 60

Francis Christian registered a game-high 26 points to go along with 10 boards, eight assists and eight steals. Wesley Hills, who shot 56 percent from the field, totaled 13 points, five blocks and 15 rebounds.

Wildwood 16 17 8 19-60

Penns Grove 17 21 21 20-79

W-D. Flanders 3 1-2 9, Valentin 1 1-1 3, Veltri 2 0-0 5, Ramagosa 0 0-1 0, Christian 8 8-10 26, Oglesby 2 0-0 4, Hills 5 2-6 13. Totals-21 12-20 60.

PG-Ware 8 3-4 20, Carter 2 0-0 4, Killiabrew 1 0-0 2, Butler 0 1-2 1, Lee 3 2-4 8, Ridgeway 2 0-0 4, Davis 10 5-9 25, Goodson 4 0-3 10, Frasby 2 0-2 5. Totals-32 11-24 79.

3-pointers-Flanders (2), Christian (2), Veltri, Hills W; Ware, Frasby, Goodson (2) PG.

Records-Wildwood 10-9.

Woodstown 66,

Cumberland Regional 42

Cumberland junior guard Joseph Ordille posted a season-high 21 points. Dwyane Parker and Wesley Savage each added eight points for the Colts.

Woodstown 11 17 16 22-66

Cumberland Regional 6 9 9 18-42

W-Oscar 4 3-4 13, S. Thomas 2 0-0 5, Kaithern 5 5-5 15, Reed 4 0-2 8, T. Thomas 3 2-5 8, Hankins 3 2-3 8, Battle 1 0-0 3, DeShields 1 0-0 2, Nowicki 1 0-0 2, VanAtta 1 0-0 2. Totals-25 12-19 66.

CR-Ordille 5 9-10 21, Morris 1 0-0 2, Parker 3 1-2 8, Durham 1 1-5 3, Savage 3 2-5 8. Totals-13 13-22 42.

3-pointers-Battle, S. Thomas, Oscar (2) W; Ordille (2), Parker CR.

Records-Woodstown 14-5, Cumberland 3-15.

Tri-State Christian

Atlantic Christian 69,

The Christian Academy 40

Vincent Davis scored a game-high 17 points for Atlantic Christian. Vassil Stoimenov added 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Cougars.

Atlantic Christian 19 21 20 9-69

The Christian Academy 5 7 11 17-40

AC-Picking 2 0-0 5, Vargas 4 2-3 12, Vogel 0 2-2 2, Chapman 3 2-2 8, Stoimenov 7 0-1 15, Petintelli 3 0-0 8, Davis 6 4-4 17, Heath 1 0-0 2. Totals-26 10-12 69.

TCA-T. Jones 4 4-4 13, Dutton 1 0-0 3, Williams 1 0-0 2, Boykin 3 0-0 6, Waller 1 0-0 3, Da. Jones 4 1-2 9, De. 1 2-2 4. Totals-15 7-8 40.

3-pointers-Picking, Davis, Vargas (2), Stoimenov, Petintelli (2) AC; Dutton. T. Jones, Waller TCA.

Records-Atlantic Christian 16-3.