From Press staff reports

Tyler Lunsford scored 17 points as the Sacred Heart High School boys basketball team defeated host St. Joseph 61-60 in a Cape-Atlantic League United Division game Thursday.

Sacred Heart trailed 39-27 at halftime but rallied for a 26-12 third quarter run that had the Lions up by two at the start of the fourth quarter. Khyle Lee-Williams added 16 points and Christopher Burch had 11 for Sacred Heart.

B.J. Mitchell and Charlie Riccardi scored 13 and 11 points, respectively, for St. Joseph.

Sacred Heart 11 16 26 8-61

St. Joseph 13 26 12 9-60

SH-Veltman 2, Burch 11, DeRossi 6, Lee-Williams 16, Loatman 2, Lungu 7, Lunsford 17.

SJ-Davis 2, Mitchell 13, L. Ordille 10, R. Ordille 5, Quirindingo 2, Riccardi 11, Todoro 5, Vadino 8, Brown 4.

Records-Sacred Heart 11-7; St. Joseph 8-10.