The Cape-Atlantic League girls basketball tournament begins Feb. 15. The final is slated for February 23. Mainland Regional is the defending champion.
Eight teams make the field. The top two teams in each of the league’s three divisions automatically qualify. There are also two wild-card berths.
What follows is a look at the tournament field through Thursday’s games.
8. Egg Harbor Township(8-4)/Absegami (6-3):
Both EHT and Absegami are in contention for the final spot.
7. OLMA (7-3)
Villagers beat Absegami 37-33 on Dec. 14
6. Wildwood Catholic (11-2)
Crusaders only CAL loss s to Middle Township.
5. ACIT (11-0)
ACIT hosts Atlantic City on Tuesday.
4. Middle Township (8-4):
Panthers lead the United Division.
3. Atlantic City (6-3)
Vikings beat Middle Township 51-50 on Jan. 4.
2. Ocean City (8-3)
Red Raiders lost to Mainland but beat Atlantic City 45-42 on 12/16
1. Mainland Regional (12-2)
Mustangs are undefeated in the CAL.