Mike Gesicki led all scorers with 32 points as Southern Regional High School defeated Long Branch 56-50 in a Shore Conference boys basketball game Saturday.

Gesicki, a senior, was 10-for-13 from the foul line. The Rams jumped to a 23-5 first-quarter lead but the game was tied 43-43 entering the fourth quarter.

For Long Branch, Terrell Cox scored 16 points.

Long Branch 5 23 15 7—50

Southern Regional 18 14 14 13—56

LB—Cox 5 1-2 16, Foster 4 2-3 12, Williams 1 0-4 2, Clark 4 2-4 11, Wilford 1 2-2 4, Bownes 2 0-0 5. Totals—17 7-15 50.

SR—Gesicki 11 10-13 32, Policastro 2 2-3 7, Logue 4 0-0 9, Speziale 1 0-2 2, Halliday 0 2-2 2, Furlong 1 1-2 4. Totals—19 14-22 56.

3-pointers—Cox (5), Foster (2), Clark, Bownes LB; Policastro, Logue, Furlong SR.

Records—Long Branch 3-4; Southern 6-1.

Cape-Atlantic League

Sacred Heart 56,

Vineland 53

Sacred Heart’s Michael Holloway scored 21 points, and Tyler Lunsford and Chris Burch added 10 apiece.

Vineland’s Eddie Thomas led all scorers with 21 points for Vineland.

Sacred Heart led 24-6 after eight minutes, but had to rally to win after Vineland tied the game at 50-50 in the fourth quarter.

Vineland 6 13 19 15—53

Sacred Heart 24 14 8 13—56

V—Ware 3 2-2 9, Thomas 6 6-9 21, Colvin 2 0-1 4, Barbalola 1 1-3 3, Ellis 4 2-3 14, Porter 1 0-0 2. Totals—17 11-20 53.

SH—Lee-Williams 3 3-5 9, Holloway 8 2-5 17, Loatman 4 0-2 8, Lunsford 3 3-4 10, Tobolski 1 0-0 2, Burch 4 1-2 10. Totals—23 9-18 56.

3-pointers—Ellis (4), Ware, Thomas V. Lunsford, Burch SH.

Records—Sacred Heart 5-3; Vineland 2-8.

Wildwood Catholic 60,

St. Joseph 44

Eddie McWade and Clinton Freeman scored 17 and 16 points, respectively, for Wildwood Catholic.

For St. Joseph, Charlie Riccardi had 17 points and Ben Mitchell added 10.

St. Joseph 14 7 11 12—44

Wildwood Catholic 17 12 9 22—60

SJ—Ordille 2 1-2 6, Todoro 1 0-0 3, Riccardi 6 2-2 17, Davis 1 0-0 3, Mitchell 5 0-2 10, Lyles 1 0-2 2, Vadino 1 0-0 3. Totals—17 3-8 44.

WC—E. McWade 8 1-1 17, Robertson 5 1-3 12, Cook 1 3-4 5, Freeman 7 2-3 16, K. McWade 2 2-4 6, Osborne 1 0-0 2, Moretti 0 2-2 2. Totals—24 11-17 60.

3-pointers—Ordille, Todoro, Riccardi (3), Davis, Vadino SJ; Robertson WC.

Records—St. Joseph 2-4; Wildwood Catholic 7-1.

Nonleague

West Deptford 72,

Buena Regional 47

Trayvond Barbary and Jalen Stratton each scored 12 points to lead Buena.

Buena Regional 17 8 8 14—47

West Deptford 26 12 17 14—72

BR—Carty 2 0-0 5, Barbary 5 2-2 12, Guilford 4 0-0 8, Stratton 4 4-6 12, Keller 2 0-2 4, Singh 0 1-2 1, Velasquez 2 1-2 5. Totals—19 8-14 47.

WD—Harcum 7 6-8 20, MacQueen 2 0-0 4, Hanson 5 8-9 18, Langan 2 3-4 7, Gardner 6 2-3 15, Kuda 1 0-0 2, Leonhardt 1 0-0 2, Owens 1 2-2 4. Totals—22 21-26 72.

3-pointers—Carty BR; Gardner WD.

Record—Buena 3-4.

Rancocas Valley 49,

No. 5 Holy Spirit 45

Ned Ogoemesim scored 18 points and Nick Davidson added 16 to lead Rancocas Valley.

John Middleton hit three 3s and finished with a team-high 15 points for Holy Spirit, ranked fifth in The Press Elite 11.

R.V. jumped out a a 16-6 lead in the first quarter and never trailed.

Rancocas Valley 16 14 4 15—49

Holy Spirit 6 10 11 18—45

RV—Ogoemesim 5 7-10 18, Bradley 0 2-2 2, Davidson 6 2-4 16, Bersch 1 0-0 2, Chapman 1 0-0 3, Ellington 1 2-2 5, Carpenter 1 0-0 3. Totals—15 13-18 49.

HS—Moore 3 2-2 10, Saintel 2 1-2 5, Midi 2 0-0 4, Middleton 5 3-5 15, Rassman 2 2-2 6, Daniels 0 2-2 2, Sommers 1 0-0 3. Totals 15 10-13 45.

3-pointers—Ogoemesim, Dafvidson (2), Champan, Ellington, Carpenter RV. Moore (2), Middelton (3) HS.

Record—Holy Spirti 5-2.

Girls

Shore Conference

Southern Regional 44,

Long Branch 25

Virgina Kretschmer led the Rams with 12 points. Dana Errico grabbed a team-high 14 rebounds.

Southern Regional 6 9 12 17—44

Long Branch 3 7 8 7—25

SR—Errico 2 0-0 4, Kretschmer 3 4-7 12, Stachak 4 0-0 9, Goetz 1 0-0 2, Skeie 2 3-4 7, Nicolini 3 0-0 6, Elassar 1 1-2 4. Totals—16 8-13 44.

LB—Smith 1 0-0 2, Andrews 2 4-6 9, Cunningham 2 1-6 6, Goff 2 0-0 4, Wilson 1 1-1 3, Brown 0 1-2 1. Totals—9 7-15 25.

3-pointers—Kretschmer (2), Stachak SR; Andrews, Cunningham LB.

Records—Southern 4-3; Long Branch 1-6.

Nonleague

Buena Regional 38,

West Deptford 24

Caroline Santiago scored 18 points to lead the Chiefs to the win in a nonleague game. Tina Fufari lead West Deptford with 10 points.

West Deptford 6 3 8 7—24

Buena Regional 8 4 11 15—38

WD—Furfari 5 0-0 10, Diggs 0 4-4 4, Minnite 3 0-0 6, Carrero 0 1-2 1, Ajamu 0 3-4 3. Totals 8 8-11 24.

BR—Smith 3 2-5 8, Santiago 7 4-10 18, Miro 2 1-2 6, DiBiase 2 0-0 4, Seyler 1 0-0 2. Totals—15 7-25 38.

3-pointers— Miro BR.

Records—Buena 5-3.

Cape-Atlantic League

Sacred Heart 63,

Vineland 46

Sacred Heart’s Kennedy Johnson scored 25 points, including 11 in the second quarter when the host Lions outscored Vineland 23-15. Mandy Buirch added 12 points for the winners. For Vineland, Tanasia Russell led with 24 points and Ariana Stokes had 14.

Vineland 6 15 15 10—46

Sacred Heart 19 23 4 17—63

V—Watson 1 0-2 2, Russell 8 6-7 24, Stokes 4 6-9 14, James 1 0-0 3, Mazzeo 1 0-0 3. Totals—15 12-18 46.

SH—Buirch 4 2-3 12, Fabrizzio 1 0-1 3, Sorantino 1 0-0 2, Carter 1 4-4 7, Ferrucci 2 0-0 5, Johnson 11 3-4 25, Smith 4 1-2 9. Totals—24 10-14 63.

3-pointers—Russell (2), Mazzeo, James V. Buirch (2), Carter, Fabrizzio SH.

Records—Sacred Heart 7-1; Vineland 1-7.

No. 9 Middle Township 51,

Randolph 43

Middle rallied in the fourth quarter to win it. Lauren Fields topped the visiting Panthers with 14 points and five assists.

Holly McKaig added 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Lauren Legler scored nine points. Aliyah Huland-El topped Randolph, of Secaucus, with 25 points.

Middle Township 12 10 13 16—51

Randolph 16 9 14 4—43

MT—Schwartz 3 0-0 8, Legler 2 4-6 9, Fields 4 4-6 14, McKaig 4 2-2 10, Riggitano 1 0-0 2, Peterson 2 1-2 5, Ruskey 1 0-0 2. Totals—17 11-16 51.

R—Huland-El 10 5-6 25, Rochmiel 1 0-1 2, Sasaki 1 0-0 2, Meringer 1 0-1 2, Viscomi 4 0-1 8, McGinnniss 2 0-0 4. Totals—19 5-8 43.

3-pointers—Schwartz (2), Fields (2), Legler MT.

Records—Middle 6-1; Randolph 5-2.