The St. Joseph High School girls basketball team outscored Sacred Heart by eight points in the final quarter to earn a 41-36 win in a Cape-Atlantic League United Division game Thursday.

Dana DiRenzo scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to spark the Wildcats. St. Joseph is now tied with Sacred Heart for second place in the CAL United Division behind Cedar Creek. The Wildcats and Lions each have two division losses and Cedar Creek has none.

Kennedy Johnson scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Sacred Heart, No. 11 in The Press Elite 11.

St. Joseph 9 8 9 15-41

Sacred Heart 13 9 5 9-36

SJ-Dudo 4 0 8, Metzler 2 2 7, Wetzel 1 0 2, Donohue 1 0 2, DiRenzo 5 1 11, Kozachyn 1 3 6, Nilson 2 0 5. Totals-16 6 41.

SH-Buirch 0 2 2, Carter 2 2 8, Ferrucci 1 0 3, Johnson 7 5 19, Smith 1 2 4. Totals-11 11 36.

3-pointers-Kozachyn, Metzler, Nilson SJ; Carter (2), Ferrucci SH.

Records-St. Joseph 12-5; Sacred Heart 14-3.

Wildwood Catholic 73,

Pleasantville 31

Olivia Rulon scored a game high 28 points for Wildwood Catholic. Sarah Jo Ballman added 11 for the Crusaders. For Pleasantville, Zy'hara Lewis scored 12 points.

Pleasantville 6 14 2 9-31

Wildwood Catholic 18 22 14 19-73

P-Alston 1 2-8 4, Oglesby 3 4-4 10, Brown 0 1-2 1, Lewis 4 3-4 12, Octavius 2 0-0 4. Totals-10 10-18 31.

WC-Long 3 0-0 6, McCallion 3 0-0 6, Mulholland 3 1-2 8, Rulon 11 2-2 28, Ballman 4 2-2 11, Carroll 1 0-0 2, McNulty 2 6-6 10, Nanos 0 2-2 2. Totals-27 13-14 73.

3-pointers-Lewis P; Mulholland, Rulon (4), Ballman.

Records-Pleasantville 0-15; Wildwood Cath. 10-8.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy 35,

Hammonton 25

Ali Dandrea scored 11 points to lead OLMA. Ruta Vetra added 10 as the Villagers broke the .500 mark for the first time this season.

Hammonton's Paige Mortellite led all scorers with 16 points.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy 5 8 12 10-35

Hammonton 6 2 6 11-25

OLMA-Dandrea 4 1-3 11, Brewer 4 0-1 8, Kavanagh 0 2-4 2, Zee 0 0-2 0, Ruban 0 4-6 4, Vetra 2 5-8 10. Totals-10 12-24 35.

H-Berger 1 0-0 2, Mortellite 5 4-4 16, Ellington 1 0-0 3, Fray 1 2-6 4. Totals-8 6-8 25.

3-pointers-Dandrea (2), Vetra O; Mortellite (2), Ellington H.

Records-OLMA 9-8; Hammonton 3-16.

No. 9 Holy Spirit 84,

Vineland 46

Annie Wenz scored 14 points and Summer Crilley and Gina Lewis each added 13 to lead the Spartans, the No. 9 team in The Press Elite 11. With the win the Spartans clinch at least a share of the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference title, according to coach Dennis Smith.

Vineland's Tanasia Russell scored 16 points.

Holy Spirit 31 21 19 13-84

Vineland 18 7 7 14-46

HS-Hartley 1 0-0 2, Garofalo 4 0-0 10, Wenz 7 0-1 14, Shields 3 0-0 6, Long 2 0-0 4, Reale 2 0-0 4, Crilley 6 0-0 13, Pallitto 3 1-2 7, Lewis 6 1-2 13, Gallagher 3 0-0 6, Neiderhofer 2 0-0 5. Totals-39 2-5 84.

V-Watson 1 1-2 3, James 3 0-0 6, Russell 8 0-1 16, Stokes 5 4-8 14, C. Pagan 1 1-2 3, Bonner 1 0-0 2, Aviles 1 0-0 2. Totals-20 6-13 46.

3-pointers-Garofalo (2), Crilley, Neiderhofer HS.

Records-Spirit 11-4; Vineland 3-13.

No. 3 Ocean City 45,

Lower Cape May Regional 32

Julia Duggan scored 24 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead the Red Raiders. Lauren Holden scored 15 points for the Caper Tigers in the loss.

Lower Cape May Regional 10 4 8 10-32

Ocean City 15 12 11 7-45

LCM-Holden 5 2-2 15, Sangillo 0 2-2 2, Turner 2 0-0 4, Vandermark 1 0-0 2, Gibson 2 0-1 4, Magee 2 1-6 5. Totals- 9 3 5-11 32.

OC-Duggan 8 8-14 24, Johnson 1 0-0 2, Landi 2 2-2 6, Solazzo 10-0 2, Mateer 2 1-2 5, Price 0 1-2 1, Briggs 0 1-2 1, Piergross 1 1-2 4. Totals- 14 1 16-22 45.

3-pointers-Holden (3) LCM, Piergross OC.

Records-Lower 11-7 ; O.C. 14-2.

Buena Regional 55,

Atlantic County Institute of Technology 26

Janay Smith totaled 16 points for Buena Regional. For ACIT, Tekyyah James scored 12 points.

Buena Regional 12 13 14 16-55

ACIT 5 10 11 0-26

BR-Smith 7 2-4 16, Santiago 2 2-10 6, Miro 1 0-0 3, Brown 6 0-0 12, DiBiase 1 0-0 2, Cimino 1 0-0 3, Seyler 6 0-0 12. Totals-24 5-16 55.

ACIT-Nelson 1 2-4 4, Hartman 2 0-0 4, James 4 2-3 12, Taylor 1 2-2 4, Kinman 1 0-0 2. Totals-9 6-9 26.

3-pointers-Miro, Cimino BR; James (2) ACIT.

Records-Buena 9-7; ACIT 1-14.

No. 5 Cedar Creek 66,

Cape May Tech 23

Kristine Miller, Mikila Stefanski and Mercina Stefanski each registered 13 points to lead Cedar Creek, ranked fifth in The Press Elite 11.

For Cape May Tech, Katie Ferrante led with 11 points, including three 3-pointers.

Cape May Tech 0 10 7 6-23

Cedar Creek 25 14 21 6-66

CMT-Je. McAnulty 0 1-2 1, Woolley 1 0-0 3, Czworkowski 1 0-0 2, Sittineri 1 0-0 2, Johnson 2 0-0 4, Ferrante 3 2-5 11. Totals-8 3-7 23.

CC-Miller 6 1-1 13, Mik. Stefanski 6 0-0 13, Mor. Stefanski 5 0-0 11, Mer. Stefanski 6 0-0 13, Mon. Stefanski 0 1-2 1, Thomas 2 2-2 6, Fletcher 1 0-0 2, Tanko 2 0-0 4, Reeves 0 3-4 3. Totals-28 7-9 66.

3-pointers-Woolley, Ferrante (3) CMT; Mor. Stefanski, Me. Stefanski, Mik. Stefanski CC.

Records-CMT 2-14; Cedar Creek 14-2.

Nonleague

Oakcrest 42,

Camden County Tech 29

Kanesha Foster scored 23 points to lead the Falcons to their fourth win of the season. Olivia Aires added 10 points.

Camden Tech 13 5 6 5-29

Oakcrest 14 6 9 13-42

CT-Warren 4 0-1 10, Crump 3 1-3 7, Calloway 4 0-0 10, Shoultz 1 0-0 2. Totals-12 1-4 29.

O-Foster 10 3-4 23, Aires 5 0-2 10, Parks 1 1-2 3, Barber 1 0-0 3, Torian 1 1-3 3. Totals-17 5-11 42.

3-pointers-Warren (2), Calloway (2) CT; Barber O.

Records-Camden Tech 1-13; Oakcrest 4-13.

Tri-County Conference

Gloucester City 62,

Wildwood 55

Wildwood junior Jessica Freeman led all scorers with 30 points.

Gloucester City's Madison McClintock scored 24 points.

Gloucester City 16 11 16 19-62

Wildwood 14 13 10 18-55

GC-McClintock 8 8-13 24, Fox 5 6-10 17, Cooper 3 2-2 9, Velez 3 0-3 7, Hirst 1 1-2 3, Blackiston 1 0-0 2. Totals-21 17-30 62.

W-Aydelotte 2 0-0 4, Seijo 2 2-2 6, Freeman 11 6-9 30, Huber 2 0-0 4, Farlow 0 2-2 2, Reyes 3 3-4 9. Totals-20 13-17 55.

3-pointers-Fox, Cooper, Velez GC; Freeman (2) W.

Records-Gloucester 16-2; Wildwood 12-6.

Glassboro 44,

Cumberland Regional 16

Katie McCormick had five points for Cumberland.

Glassboro 11 19 7 7-44

Cumberland Regional 5 2 4 5-16

G-Reardigan 4 8-12 16, Shivers 0 1-2 1, Donnelly 4 0-0 10, Schmidt 3 5-6 11, K. Mancini 2 0-0 4, M. Mancini 1 0-0 2. Totals-14 14-20 44.

CR-McCormick 1 3-4 5, Jorgenson 0 1-2 1, Miletto 1 0-0 2, Cook 2 0-4 4, Ellis 2 0-0 4. Totals-6 4-10 16.

3-pointers-Donnelly (2) G.

Records-Cumberland 1-15.