11. Ocean City (9) 4-5: Red Raiders are scheduled to host ACIT on Friday and Egg Harbor Township on Saturday.
This COVID-19 shortened high school basketball season is unique with teams primarily playing only league games. The Press Elite 11 has changed its format as a result. Instead of South Jersey, The Elite 11 is ranking only teams in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean counties.
Ranking selected by The Press high school sports staff based on staff observation, research and interviews with players and coaches. Last week’s ranking in parentheses:
11. Ocean City
10. Oakcrest (11) 6-4: Nay Nay Clark averaging 22.8 points for the Falcons.
9. Millville (10) 5-4: Thunderbolts are scheduled to play Buena Regional, Vineland, Bridgeton and Mainland Regional this week.
8. Wildwood (6) 9-3: Warriors play at Vineland on Monday and will then compete in the Tri-County Conference B bracket.
7. Vineland (8): Fighting Clan’s only loss is to OLMA.
6. Absegami (7) 7-1: Haleigh Schafer is averaging 15.6 points for the Braves.
5. OLMA (5) 10-1: Villagers have won nine straight and play at Holy Spirit on Wednesday.
4. Holy Spirit
4. Holy Spirit (4) 9-1: Spartans have won eight straight.
3, Mainland Regional
3. Mainland Regional (3) 7-2: Mustangs play at Holy Spirit on Monday.
2. Wildwood Catholic
2. Wildwood Catholic (2) 7-1: Crusaders are in a COVID-19 pause and hope to return this week.
1. Middle Township
1. Middle Township (1) 8-0: The Panthers are scheduled to return from a COVID-19 pause and host Haddonfield on Saturday.