A ranking of teams in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem counties. Ranking selected by The Press high school sports staff based on staff observation, research and interviews with players and coaches. Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Local teams in bold.

The Buena Regional High School boys cross country team defeated Pleasantville 23-34 to clinch the Cape-Atlantic League National Division title with an undefeated 8-0 record on Tuesday for the second year in a row. Christian McClam took first place the Chiefs in 17 minutes, eight seconds. Her…

The Cape May Tech high school girls cross country team edged out Holy Spirit 29-30 and beat Lower Cape May Regional 15-50 at a Cape Atlantic League tri meet Tuesday. The Spartans had three runners place in the top five to beat Lower Cape May 15-50, but Cape May Tech filled out the rest of th…

The Wildwood Catholic High School boys and girls cross country teams won The Big Five Cross Country Championships at Cape May County Park in Cape May Court House on Friday.

Oakcrest High School defeated Pleasantville 18-37 and Cedar Creek 24-35 in a Cape-Atlantic League boys track tri-meet on Tuesday. Mike Liberty placed first for the Falcons in 17 minutes, 24 seconds. Mike Rhodes followed in second at 18:23.

Olivia Shafer came in first place in 20 minutes, 31 seconds to lead Egg Harbor Township High School in a 15-50 victory over Atlantic City on Tuesday in a Cape-Atlantic League girls cross country meet. Madleyn Shick followed in second in 20:40. Gianna Scarangelli placed third in 20:47. The Ea…

A ranking of teams in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem counties. Ranking selected by The Press high school sports staff based on staff observation, research and interviews with players and coaches. Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Local teams…