From Press staff reports

Ga'Briel Chandler and Jahleem Montague scored 16 points apiece as top-seeded Atlantic City High School cruised to a 67-43 victory over visiting Toms River South, the No. 16 seed, in the opening round of the South Jersey Group IV boys basketball tournament Monday.

The Vikings, who are ranked No. 1 in The Press Elite 11, are the defending South Jersey and state champions.

Isaiah Graves and Dayshawn Reynolds added 14 and 12 points, respectively, for the Vikings.

The Vikings will host eighth-seeded Southern Regional in a quarterfinal matchup Wednesday.

Toms River South 14 3 4 12-43

Atlantic City 13 1717 20-67

TRS-Davis 2 3-5 7, Berry 2 5-6 9, Greene 0 2-5 2, Hart 3 0-0 7, DiPolivere 5 1-1 11, Ignatowicz 1 0-0 3, Stuezenbacher 2 0-0 4. Totals-15 11-17 43.

AC-Lowe 1 0-0 3, Montague 5 6-11 16, D. Reynolds 6 0-2 12, White 3 0-0 6, Graves 5 4-6 14, Chandler 7 2-3 16, Chase 0 0-1 0. Totals-27 12-23 67.

3-pointers-Ignatowicz, Hart TRS; Lowe AC.

Records-A.C. 24-1.