South Jersey highschool football games of the week

by South Jersey highschool football games of the week | Oct 19, 2021
South Jersey highschool football games of the week

So many division titles are on the line in this week’s South Jersey high school football action. Here is a look at some of the top games this week. 

Friday

Kingsway (3-3) at Cherokee (4-2), 6. Kingsway is 3-1 in the WJFL Continental and tied for second place with Washington Township, while leader St. Joseph is 4-0. Junior Nate Maiers of Kingsway has thrown for 246 yards and 1 TD and rushed for 263 yards (4.2 avg.) and three scores. Cherokee junior Brandon Boria has rushed for 841 yards and 12 Touchdowns in the last three games.

Holy Spirit (3-3) at Winslow Township (5-2), 7 Holy Spirit is looking to snap a two-game losing streak after falling to Cedar Creek and Woodrow Wilson. Winslow Township is 3-1 in the WJFL Memorial Division and needs a win over Spirit and loss by Cedar Creek to Camden to earn a share of the division title. Quarterback Hamas Duren of Winslow Township has thrown for 1,477 yards and 23 touchdowns while rushing for 233 yards (6.5 avg.) and five touchdowns. 

St. Augustine (6-1) at Shawnee (4-2), 7. St. Augustine is 4-0 in the WJFL American Division and has clinched at least a tie for the title. A victory would give the Hermits the title outright. St. Augustine, which had a bye last week, has won six in a row. Shawnee is a SJ Group 4 contender. The Renegades were idle last week and look to bounce back from a 56-21 loss to Cherokee on Oct. 8. Shawnee senior quarterback Matt Welsey will need to have a big game. He has thrown for 963 yards and eight touchdowns and run for 349 yards and 11 touchdowns. 

Haddon Heights (4-2) at Camden Catholic (5-2), 7. Camden Catholic has already clinched at least a tie for the WJFL Constitution Division and would earn the title outright with a win. Haddon Heights and Audubon are both 3-1 in the division. Camden Catholic has won four in a row. Heights senior Jackson Ferrante has rushed for 792 yards (6.2 avg.) and 13 touchdowns. 

 

Saturday

Salem (5-1) at Penns Grove (4-3), noon. Both teams are considered South Jersey Group 1 contenders. Penns Grove snapped a two-game losing streak with last week’s 40-6 win over Gateway. Salem junior Jahki Coates has thrown for 638 yards and six touchdowns and rushed for 252 yards and six touchdowns. 

Camden (4-3) at Cedar Creek (8-0), noon. Cedar Creek has clinched at least a tie for the WJFL Memorial and would earn it outright with a win. Cedar Creek receiver JoJo Bermudez is among the top big-play performers in South Jersey with 46 receptions for 893 yards and eight touchdowns. Two of Camden’s losses were by 22-20 scores and the Panthers have won two in row. 

Woodstown (6-1) at Paulsboro (5-1), 12:30. Paulsboro leads the Diamond Division with a 4-0 mark and can clinch the title with a win. Woodstown is 3-0 in the division and has won five in a row since an opening 6-0 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas. Paulsboro has won four in a row since a 6-0 loss to rival Woodbury. 

Washington Township (6-1) at St. Joseph Academy (6-2), 1. St. Joseph would clinch the WJFL Continental Division title with a win. The Wildcats are 4-0 in the division while Washington Township is 3-1, with its only loss 21-14 to Kingsway. Township senior Jo’nathan Silver has rushed for 695 yards (6.7 avg.) and eight touchdowns. St. Joseph senior Kevin Mayfield has rushed for 550 yards (5.4 avg.) and 10 touchdowns.

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