BOYS' BASKETBALL

Preseason rankings in parentheses.

Rk. Team Rec.

1. Camden Catholic (1) 1-0

The Irish made some clutch free throws in pulling away from Shawnee in the final minute on Friday night.

2. Camden (2) 0-0

The Panthers open the season Monday at Eastern.

3. Haddonfield (3) 1-0

Senior twins Nick DePersia and Rob DePersia made big plays late in a victory over Collingswood Friday.

4. Atlantic City (4) 2-0

The Vikings' defense was in midseason form in hounding Delsea into 26 turnovers in a win Saturday at Ocean City.

5. Holy Spirit (6) 2-0

Senior John Middleton generated 18 points, 6 assists, and 4 steals Sunday in an 83-59 win over Pemberton.

6. St. Augustine (7) 2-0

Junior guard Sa'eed Nelson has topped 20 points in each of the first two games.

7. Cherry Hill West (9) 1-0

Junior forward Danny Buckwalter scored 23 points with 10 rebounds in the season opener.

8. Paulsboro (11) 2-0

Senior guard Brandon Hamilton is off to a fast start.

9. Cherry Hill East (9) 1-0

Junior center Tim Perry was 11 for 12 from the field in the opener against Paul VI.

10. Bishop Eustace (5) 0-1

Senior swingman Connor McLaughlin played a strong all-around game in the season-opening loss to Lenape.

Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Bridgeton (1-1), Collingswood (1-1), Delsea (1-1), Lenape (1-0), Middle Twp. (2-0), Pemberton (1-1), Shawnee (0-1). - Phil Anastasia
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