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Sayreville returns to sectional final with win over Manalapan

The top-seeded Sayreville Bombers are on to their second sectional final in three years, and fourth under head coach Chris Beagan, thanks to a 24-14 home win over 5th-seed Manalapan Saturday night. Savon Kirksey scored two touchdowns and Antwan Golson had a key fourth quarter interception to seal the win. The Bombers now will host…

Piscataway, Somerville punch tickets to Championship Weekend

Piscataway and Somerville joined North Brunswick Saturday in clinching berths in sectional finals in the New Jersey High School Football playoffs. The top-seeded Chiefs (10-0) held off a game Ridge ballclub, beating the 4th-seeded Red Devils 40-13 behind 185 rushing yards and three touchdowns from Juwon Jackson.  His TD scampers of 14 and 55 yards…

LISTEN!! Football USA: Cutoff Weekend Edition

It was perhaps one of the busiest, wildest, and most controversial Cutoff Weekends ever for High School Football in the state of New Jersey. The adoption of a new method for determining playoff teams and seeding has been a hot topic all season, culminating yesterday when everyone played their final regular season games before the…

Week 8 Playoff Scenarios: Non-Publics

All three area non-public teams will qualify for the postseason this year.  The NJSIAA rules have 12 teams qualifying in each of the three sections, but Non-Public 4 and 3 each have fewer than 12 teams.  Non-Public 2 has one extra team that won't wind up qualifying, but that won't be an issue here. Non-Public…

No movement in WCTC Top Ten; Piscataway remains at the top

Only one ranked team in the WCTC Central Jersey High School Football Top Ten lost in Week Three, and it resulted in no movement in the Top Ten.  Following are the Week 3 rankings, with each team followed by their records:  Piscataway (3-0)  Somerville (4-0)  South Brunswick (3-1)  Sayreville (3-0)  St. Joseph (3-1)  Hillsborough (3-1)…

"Friday Night Football USA" returns tonight on 1450 WCTC!

Tonight at 6 pm, it's the return of "Friday Night Football USA" presented by St. Peter's University Hospital on 1450 WCTC.  The show - which focuses on the weekend in Central Jersey High School Football and is entering its second season - will be hosted by Dom Savino, but Mike Pavlichko will fill in for…