A ranking of teams from the Burlington County and Cape-Atlantic leagues and the Colonial, Olympic, Tri-County and Shore conferences that compete for South Jersey titles. Rankings selected by The Press’ high school sports staff based on observation, research and interviews with players and coaches. Teams from Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean counties in bold.

Boys lacrosse

1. Shawnee (3) 5-0

2. Cherokee (2) 4-1

3. Egg Harbor Twp. (9) 6-1

4. Southern Reg. (10) 3-1

5. Lenape (1) 4-2

6. St. Aug.Prep(4) 5-3

7. Moorestown (5) 5-3

8. Clearview (7) 3-1

9. Middle Twp. (8) 4-1

10. Barnegat (11) 5-0

11. Bishop Eustace (6) 7-0

Girls lacrosse

1. Moorestown (1) 6-0

2. Red Bank Catholic (2) 6-0

3. Lenape (3) 3-1

4. Clearview (5) 3-1

5. Shawnee (4) 5-1

6. Bishop Eustace (7) 4-0

7. West Deptford (10) 5-1

8. Middle Twp. (8) 7-0

9. Eastern (UR) 3-3

10. Cherokee (UR) 2-1

11. Toms River North (UR) 5-1

Baseball

1. Bishop Eustace (1) 7-0

2. St. Aug. Prep (2) 5-1

3. N. Burlington (UR) 5-0

4. Pennsville (5) 5-0

5. Gloucester Catholic (6) 4-1

6. Eastern (unranked) 7-2

7. Washington Twp. (3) 5-1

8. Toms River East (UR) 4-1

9. Absegami (UR) 4-1

10. Egg Harbor Twp. (UR) 5-2

11. Ocean City (UR) 4-0

Softball

1. St. John Vianney (4) 5-0

2. Toms River North (8) 6-0

3. Paul VI (UR) 2-0

4. Eastern (1) 7-1

5. New Egypt (UR) 7-1

6. Washington Twp. (2) 6-3

7. Millville (6) 9-1

8. Kingsway Reg. (UR) 3-0

9. Audubon (UR) 6-1

10. St. Joseph (5) 4-2

11. Pinelands Reg. (11) 7-1

Boys crew

1. Holy Spirit

2. Oakcrest

3. Mainland Regional

4. St. Augustine Prep

5. Moorestown

6. Bishop Eustace

7. Vineland

8. Atlantic City

9. Ocean City

10. Christian Bros. Academy

11. Egg Harbor Township

Girls crew

1. Holy Spirit

2. Oakcrest

3. Mainland Regional

4. Absegami

5. Egg Harbor Township

6. Atlantic City

7. Bishop Eustace

8. Ocean City

9. Vineland

10. Moorestown

11. Haddonfield

Golf

1. Christian Brothers Academy

2. St. Augustine Prep

3. Washington Township

4. Mainland Regional

5. Moorestown

6. Cherokee

7. Lenape

8. Burlington Township

9. Southern Regional

10. Middle Township

11. Wildwood Catholic

Boys tennis

1. Haddonfield 11-1

2. Shawnee 6-1

3. Hammonton 5-1

4. Mainland Regional 3-0

5. Haddon Heights 5-0

6. Cherokee 2-1

7. Eastern Reg. 5-1

8. Vineland 3-4

9. Moorestown Friends 5-2

10. Toms River East 4-0

11. St. Augustine Prep 4-3

A graduate of Penn State University, I worked at the Carroll County Times in Westminster, Maryland, before joining The Press in 2013.