A ranking of teams in the Burlington County League, Cape-Atlantic League, Colonial Conference, Olympic Conference and Tri-County Conference. Also ranked are Shore Conference teams that compete for South Jersey titles. Rankings based on research, observations and interviews done by The Press high school sports staff.

Last week's rankings in parentheses. UR=unranked last week. Local teams in bold.

Final swimming and wrestling Elite 11s will appear will appear next month with our All-Star and season wrap-up coverage.

Boys basketball

1. Atlantic City (1) 23-1

2. Paulsboro (2) 24-2

3. Paul VI (8) 23-3

4. Rancocas Valley (6) 24-2

5. Lenape (3) 22-3

6. Shawnee (4) 22-3

7. Eastern (5) 19-6

8. Toms River North (7) 22-3

9. Middle Township (9) 19-6

10. Haddonfield (11) 23-3

11. St. Augustine Prep (10) 21-5

Girls basketball

1. Red Bank Catholic (1) 24-1

2. Rancocas Valley (2) 23-1

3. Willingboro (3) 21-4

4. St. John Vianney (4) 16-10

5. Sterling (7) 22-4

6. Holy Spirit (11) 20-5

7. Lenape (7) 22-2

8. Gloucester Catholic (9) 24-2

9. Trenton Catholic (10) 18-6

10. Ocean City (6) 20-4

11. Cedar Creek (5) 19-4