From Press staff reports

Eddie McWade combined for16 of his game-high 32 points in the fourth quarter and overtime period as Wildwood Catholic came-from behind to beat Cedar Creek 78-74 in a Cape-Atlantic League United Conference game Thursday.

Cedar Creek led 51-43 after three quarters. George Cook hit a 3-pointer with six seconds left in regulation which forced the overtime period when Cedar Creek missed the ensuing layup.

Clinton Freeman and Jordan Robertson added 19 and 17 points, respectively, for the Crusaders. McWade shot 88 percent from the foul line as Wildwood Catholic captured its third straight win to improve to 17-3.

Matt Dennis led Cedar Creek with 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to go along with five rebounds. Caleb Graves contributed 20 points and five steals for the Pirates.

Wildwood Catholic 12 15 16 23 12-78

Cedar Creek 20 17 14 15 8-74

WC-Norris 1 2-2 4, Cook 1 3-6 6, E. McWade 8 15-17 32, Robertson 6 2-2 17, Freeman 7 5-7 19. Totals-23 27-34 78.

CC-Knight 3 1-2 8, Mitchell 2 0-0 4, Dennis 8 2-2 23, Graves 7 6-8 20, C. Newman 4 0-0 10, Seward 2 1-2 6, Wilkes 1 1-1 3. Totals-27 4-15 74.

3-pointers-Robertson (3), Cook, E. McWade WC; Dennis (5), C. Newman (2), Knight, Seward CC.

Records-Wildwood Catholic 17-3, C.C. 12-7.