From Press staff reports

The Hammonton High School boys basketball team upset Holy Spirit, No. 9 in The Press Elite 11, 58-55 in a Cape-Atlantic League interdivision game Thursday.

With 11 seconds left, Hammonton's Justin Harris made a steal to preserve the Blue Devils' 3-point lead. Harris also scored 12 points. Christian Mortellite led Hammonton with 17 points.

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It was the first time Hammonton defeated Holy Spirit in coach Joe Martino's 11-year tenure.

Junior Saintel led all scorers with 25 points for Holy Spirit. The Spartans have dropped three straight games.

Holy Spirit 12 13 11 19-55

Hammonton 10 17 17 14-58

HS-Moore 3 2-3 11, Saintel 7 10-12 25, Midi 4 1-2 9, Taylor 2 2-3 6, Daniels 0 2-6 2, Middleton 0 2-4 2. Totals-16 19-30 55.

H-Mortellite 6 2-5 17, Pugh 2 0-0 4, Costa 3 0-0 8, Rivera 0 2-2 2, Hughey 2 0-0 5, Porteons 4 2-4 10, Harris 6 0-2 12 . Totals-23 6-13 58.

3-pointers-Moore (3), Saintel HS; Mortellite (3), Costa (2), Hughey H.

Records-Spirit 6-5, Hammonton 11-3.

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