Fri. S.J. girls' roundup: Atlantic City rallies past OLM

Atlantic City spotted visiting Our Lady of Mercy a nine-point halftime advantage before rallying to win, 38-35, in a Cape-Atlantic League basketball matchup on Friday.

Held scoreless in the first half, Ta'yon Morgan-Jones scored 11 second-half points to lead the comeback, and Sahara Lopez (14) nailed a trio of threes.

Also in the Cape-Atlantic, Buena outscored visiting Vineland by 9-3 in overtime, including three foul shots by Julia DiBiase, and escaped with a 54-48 win. Janay Smith gave the Chiefs 18 points and 14 rebounds, and Vineland's Ariana Stokes made one of two foul shots with 3 seconds left in regulation to force the extra period.

Mainland's Amy Macaluso scored 18 points among 10 Mustangs scorers and also pulled down 8 rebounds amid a 62-33 win over visiting Absegami.

Summer Crilley (22) scored half of Holy Spirit's 28 second-half points, putting the finishing touches on a 66-44 win at Millville.

Burlington County. Maple Shade came back from two points down at halftime to beat host Westampton Tech, 51-46. Jackie McClellan had five three-pointers among her 29 points.

Burlington City broke open a close game with a 23-2 second-quarter spree in which Jada Atchinson (20) scored 10 points, and the Blue Devils posted a 55-36 win at Medford Tech.

Olympic. Jess Woodard matched 10 points with 10 rebounds, and Meg Wallace deposited 12 points in aiding Cherokee's 48-34 success against visiting Triton.

Tri-County. Highland outscored visiting Pennsville by 27-13 after intermission, including eight third-quarter points by Autumn Buck (13), and secured a 43-25 win.

Clearview turned a one-point halftime lead into a 48-28 win over visiting Clayton as Kennedi Thompson scored 6 of her 10 points in a decisive 14-2 third quarter.

M.L. King Showcase. At Kingsway, the host Dragons held Salem without a first-quarter field goal and prevailed, 48-28. Allie Bradian scored 12 points for Kingsway, and Maddie Flynn notched all of her 8 points in the 19-1 opening period.

Nonleague. Ellie O'Neill scored 9 points and dished out 5 assists, and Erica Witherbee had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds as Collingswood subdued host GCIT, 31-21.