While Piscataway was the unanimous Number One team for much of the year, South Brunswick ended up as the top team in the final WCTC Top Ten of the 2017 Central Jersey High School Football season, making the Vikings our 2017 Team of the Year.
South Brunswick finished 11-1, and won the Central Jersey Group 5 Championship in dramatic fashion Saturday at Rutgers. The 2nd-seeded Vikings knocked off top-seed and heavy favorite Manalapan 18-14.
Below is the final Top Ten, with record, previous ranking and notes.
- South Brunswick (11-1, 3, CJ5 Champs, GMC Red Co-Champs)
- Somerville (11-1, 4, CJ3 Champs, Mid-State 37 Mountain Div. Champs)
- Bridgewater-Raritan (10-2, 6, N2-5 Runner Up)
- Middlesex (11-1, 10, CJ1 Champs)
- St. Joseph-Metuchen (9-1, 2, GMC White Champs)
- Piscataway (8-3, 1, GMC Red Co-Champs)
- Old Bridge (8-3, 7, GMC Red Co-Champs)
- South River (9-1, 5, GMC Blue Champs)
- Bound Brook (8-3, 8, Mid-State 37 Union Div. Champs)
- Manville (7-2, NR)
Dropped out: #9 Hillsborough (6-4)