Lauren Holden scored a game-high 23 points for Lower Cape May, as the Caper Tigers remain in contention for the Cape-Atlantic League Tournament and beat Our Lady of Mercy Academy 56-35 in a Cape-Atlantic League National Division girls basketball game Monday.

Madie Gibson added 10 points for Lower.

Anne Brewer led OLMA with 15 points.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy 10 5 6 14—35

Lower Cape May Regional 6 22 16 12—56

OLMA—Dandrea 3 0-0 8, Brewer 5 5-6 15, Vetra 4 2-5 10, Duffy 1 0-0 2. Totals—13 5-11 35.

LCM—Holden 10 2-2 23, Sangillo 2 1-1 5, Turner 2 0-0 4, Vandermark 2 0-0 4, McDowell 2 2-3 6, Gibson 5 0-0 10, Magee 1 0-0 2, Wunder 1 0-0 2. Totals—25 5-6 56.

3-pointers—Holden LCM; Dandrea (2) OLMA.

Records—LCM 14-8; OLMA 10-10.

Wildwood Catholic 53,

Buena Regional 43

Wildwood Catholic’s Olivia Rulon led all scorers with 18 points. Katie McCallion contributed with 15 points for the Crusaders.

Lynn Brown scored a team-high 15 points for Buena.

Buena Regional 9 12 12 10—43

Wildwood Catholic 11 9 13 20—53

BR—Smith 3 3-6 9, Santiago 2 2-5 6, Miro 1 3-6 6, Brown 6 2-4 15, DiBiase 1 1-2 3, Seyler 1 1-3 4. Totals—14 12-26 43.

WC—McCallion 4 7-8 15, Long 3 1-4 7, Ballman 4 0-1 8, Gawarzewski, Rulon 6 5-11 18, Mulholland 2 1-2 5. Totals—19 14-28 53.

3-pointers—Rulon WWC; Brown, Seyler, Miro BR.

Records—WC 11-9; Buena 10-10.

No. 4 Cedar Creek 61,

Sacred Heart 35

Cedar Creek’s Mikila Stefanski scored 12 of her team-high 20 points in the third quarter as the host Pirates went up 42-27.

Cedar Creek (17-3) is ranked fourth in The Press Elite 11. Kristine Miller had 15 points for the winners. Mandy Buirch scored Sacred Heart with 10 points.

Sacred Heart 8 8 11 8—35

Cedar Creek 11 11 20 19—61

SH—Buirch 2 5-8 10 , Sorantino 0 1-2 1, Carter 3 0-2 6, Ferrucci 1 0-1 2, Johnson 3 2-2 8, Smith 4 0-0 8. Totals—12 8-15 35.

CC—Miller 6 3-4 15, Hesse 2 0-0 4, Mikila Stefanski 8 4-6 22, Morgan Stefanski 0 1-2 1, Mercina Stefanski 2 0-0 6, Thomas 2 2-2 6, Jaffe 2 2-4 7. Totals—22 12-18 61.

3-pointers—Buirch SH. Mikila Stefanski (2), Mercina Stefanski (2), Jaffe CC

Records—S.H. 17-5; Cedar Creek 17-3.

Pleasantville 53,

Atlantic County Institute of Technology 38

Mya Alston topped the host Greyhounds with 20 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and two blocks.

Teammate Drucilla Ogelsby had 14 points and nine rebounds. Alston and Ogelsby each had four steals. Pleasantville had only six players.

Also for the Greyhounds, Zy’hara Lewis scored 10 points, while Lovely Octavius had nine points, and Tashiana Matthieu had six rebounds.

For ACIT, Yasmeen Nelson and Courtney Hartman scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Atlantic County Institute of Tech 12 10 10 6

Pleasantville 15 7 14 17

ACIT—Nelson 3 4-9 11, Hartman 5 0-3 10, Hennot 1 0-0 2, Lewis 1 1-3 3, Lombardi 4 0-0 8, Sanderlin 2 0-3 4. Totals—16 5-20 38.

P—Alston 7 6-14 20, Ogelsby 6 1-4 14, Octavius 3 2-2 9, Matthieu 0 0-0 0, Lewis 5 0-2 10. Totals—21 9-22 53.

3-pointers—Nelson ACIT. Octavius, Ogelsby P.

Record—Pleasntville 2-18; ACIT 1-16.

Shore Conference

Southern Regional 56,

Barnegat 24

Allison Spaschak scored a game-high 20 points for Southern Regional. Madison Skeie added 13 for the Rams.

Samantha DeCapua led Barnegat with eight points.

Barnegat 5 6 6 7—24

Southern Regional 6 12 12 26—56

B—Cunningham 1 0-2 2, DeCapua 3 0-0 8, Ridgway 2 1-2 5, DiGrazio 2 0-1 6, Pelechaty 1 0-0 2, Darmstatter 0 1-2 1. Totals—9 0-6 24.

SR—Spaschak 6 5-5 20, Goetz 2 0-0 4, Kretschmer 1 0-0 3, Elassar 3 2-4 8, Caiazzo 3 0-0 6, Nicolini 1 0-2 2, Skeie 5 3-3 13. Totals—17 10-16 56.

3-pointers—Spaschak (3), Kretschmer SR; DeCapua (2), DiGrazio (2).

Records—Southern 11-9; Barnegat 9-13.

Pinelands Regional 47,

Keansburg 34

Laura Dewey led Pinelands with 13 points.

Elisha Hartman and Bailey Kidd each added seven for the Wildcats.

Keansburg 12 7 8 7—34

Pinelands Regional 14 9 11 13—47

K—McNelis 6 2-5 19, Jeffrey 1 0-0 2, Andalora 3 1-1 7, Walters 1 0-0 2, Kabongo 2 0-2 4. Totals—14 3-9 37.

PR—MacNeil 1 0-0 2, Herbert 3 0-0 6, Hartman 2 3-4 7, Wilson 3 0-0 6, Dewey 6 1-1 13, Kline 2 0-0 6, Kidd 2 3-6 7. Totals—19 7-14 47.

3-pointers—Kline (2) PR; McNelis (5) K.

Record—Pinelands 9-11.

Tri-County Conference

Cumberland Regional 30,

Clayton 16

Victoria Nichols led Cumberland with 10 points. Tykiria Ellis scored eight points in the Colts’ second win of the season.

Clayton 8 0 2 6—16

Cumberland Regional 8 8 7 7—30

C—Reed 2 0-5 4, New 1 0-0 2, Prou 2 0-0 4, A. Moore 2 0-0 4, Brooks 1 0-0 2. Totals—8 0-5 16.

CR—

Nichols 5 0-0 10, Cook 1 0-0 2, McCormick 1 2-2 4, Brown 2 2-3 6, Ellis 3 2-4 8.

Totals—12 6-9 30.

Record—Cumberland 2-18.