Tiana Cannon controlled the lane and Joanna Persiano filled it up from the perimeter, as

Atlantic City


Holy Spirit

, 48-38, yesterday in the girls' basketball bracket of the Ocean City P.B.A. Tipoff Weekend.

One day after opening the season with a 52-27 home loss to Lower Cape May, the Vikings (1-1) found the formula to knock off Holy Spirit - ranked seventh in South Jersey by The Inquirer.

Cannon crafted a 16-point, 13-rebound performance while Persiano buried three of four from beyond the arc in scoring 13 points. Monique Garcia added 12 points and six rebounds for Atlantic City, which outrebounded the Spartans, 48-22. Danielle Wessler's 16 points paced Holy Spirit (1-1).

In other showcase action at Ocean City:

Stephanie Bingham grabbed 10 rebounds and shot 7 for 10 from the field in scoring 18 points, highlighting


's 61-32 romp past



Nadirah Brown also had a double-double, with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Melanie Griffin (11 points) and Jasmine Rich (10) rounded out the double-figure scoring for the second-ranked Chimeras (1-0). Erin Wolgamot's 12 points topped the scoring for Shawnee (0-2).

Woodrow Wilson

slipped to 1-1 with a frigid shooting effort in a 79-21 loss to

Colts Neck

. The Tigers, who trailed by 46-11 at halftime, sank just nine of 43 shots from the field and were 3 for 12 at the foul line.


Danielle Barber led all scorers with 19 points and Rachael Mooers had 13 points, sending

Middle Township

to a 51-41 victory at




Aisha Varnadore (15 points), Lauren Gaskill (11) and Ally Castillo (10) provided balanced scoring for 2-0

Rancocas Valley

, which opened the game with a 23-4 run and coasted to a 66-19 win at

Camden Academy Charter


Ashley Hansen's 11 points led the way as


rebounded from Friday's 19-point loss at Deptford by burying visiting


, 35-22.

Ashley Certo and Alyssa Vanore each knocked down three treys and scored 13 points apiece, powering host



Haddon Heights

, 59-28. Latonya Oliver added 12 points for the Rams, who evened their record at 1-1.

Kyle O'Donnell led the


offense with a dozen points and Monica Burch took care of the rest, totaling nine points, eight rebounds and four steals as the Silver Knights improved to 2-0 with a 29-24 triumph over visiting



Tori Malpezzi fashioned a double-double with 10 points and a dozen rebounds, and Bethany Humenik contributed 12 points and eight assists, as host




, 47-35. The Chiefs received 14 points from Latisha Dunkle.

Samantha Morris posted 26 points and 12 rebounds and Jaleesa Bundy poured in 19 points, as host




, 76-39, in a game that saw both teams struggle at the foul line.