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Piscataway's 2019 schedule full of rivals and storylines

by Mike Pavlichko Hands down, Piscataway has the most interesting and diverse slate of high school football games in the area for 2019. It's a result of the GMC's plan to put teams in divisions based strictly on enrollment, and not on past success.  That put the Chiefs "down" into the White Division, although that…

GMC, Mid-State Football Schedules Released for 2019 Season

The Greater Middlesex and Mid-State football conferences have released their 2019 composite schedules, their next-to-last ones as separate leagues before they form the Big Central Football Conference in 2021. But the final divisional alignments are almost as intriguing. The GMC will have a Gold Division for the second year in a row and - at…

WCTC announces Championship Weekend H.S. Football Coverage

WCTC will bring listeners play-by-play of three of the four area teams' Championship Games as they vie for state titles, including Bridgewater-Raritan, Middlesex and Somerville. Our coverage begins on Thursday, November 30th at approximately 8:15 pm.  We'll join the North Jersey, Section 2-Group 5 Championship Game in progress, immediately following Rutgers Women's Basketball vs. North…

Four area teams to vie for state titles on Championship Weekend

South Brunswick, Bridgewater-Raritan, Somerville and Middlesex all will get their crack at state titles in two weeks. They were the lone four teams from the WCTC coverage area to advance to Championship Weekend.  Dates, times and sites are to be announced no later than tomorrow by the NJSIAA. In Saturday's semifinal action: North Jersey, Section…

Only one area team advances in Saturday 1st round action

Only one of the five area teams playing first-round playoff games Saturday advanced to the semifinals next weekend.  Piscataway, the 2nd seed in North Jersey, Section 2 - Group 5, will move on to face Bridgewater-Raritan - the 3rd-seed - with a commanding 45-6 win over visiting Bayonne. Of the four teams to lose, two…

Eight area teams advance on opening night of playoffs

The opening night of the state playoffs is in the books, and eight area teams are on the the next round, with five more looking to punch their tickets Saturday afternoon. Friday night's results guaranteed at least one sectional final with an area team, as both Old Bridge and South Brunswick won in their half…

Playoff Analysis: Non-Publics

Non-Public - Group 4 #8 St. Augustine Prep at #1 Bergen Catholic (Sat 1 pm) #7 Don Bosco Prep at #2 St. Peter’s Prep (Sat 12 pm) #6 Paramus Catholic at #3 St. Joseph-Metuchen (Sat 1 pm) #5 Delbarton at #4 Seton Hall Prep (Sat 1 pm) St. Joe's of Metuchen would much rather have faced…