Post 618 – Bull Session: Year-End

I nearly threw up when I saw the All-County teams in The Record, as in Bergen County. For starters, the first-team offense has 25 players and the defense has 22 – that’s a total of 47 players on the

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Post 617 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

1 – Camden (4-1) – lost to #10 Groups 3-4-5 Winslow, 15-12
2 – Paulsboro (7-0)
3 – Salem (6-1) – lost to #2 Paulsboro, 22-13
4 – Willingboro (3-1) – lost to #12 Groups 3-4-5 Burlington Township, 22-0
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Post 616 – Poll: Public Groups 3-4-5

1 – Wall (7-0)
2 – Lenape (5-2) – lost to Catholic Holy Spirit, 21-7  
3 – Cherokee (5-2) – lost to #2 Lenape in overtime, 31-28, and to Catholic St. Joe’s (Montvale), 36-35
4 – Somerville (7-0)
5 –

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Post 615 – Poll: Catholics

1 – Bergen Catholic (5-1)
2 – Delbarton (6-0)
3 – St. Peter’s Prep (4-2)
4 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (6-2)
5 – Don Bosco (2-3)
6 – DePaul (3-3)
7 – Holy Spirit (8-0)
8 – Donovan Catholic (7-1)

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Post 614 – Bergen Catholic 22 St. Peter’s Prep 15

With a classic, 15-play drive that consumed 83 yards and nine minutes, Bergen Catholic scored the winning touchdown with two minutes left to beat St. Peter’s Prep, 22-15. Much of the drive was on the ground and it was an

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Post 613 – Irvington 38 Clifton 7

After being tied, 7-7, with four minutes left in the first half, Irvington scored 31 unanswered points to beat Clifton, 38-7. Al-Jay Henderson scored three touchdowns and had an interception to lead the Blue Knights. 

First Quarter: The game began

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Post 612 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

1 – Camden (4-1) – lost to #10 Groups 3-4-5 Winslow, 15-12
2 – Paulsboro (7-0)
3 – Salem (5-1) – lost to #2 Paulsboro, 22-13
4 – Willingboro (3-1) – lost to #17 Groups 3-4-5 Burlington Township, 22-0
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Post 611 – Poll: Catholics

These last twenty-four hours have been interesting and I have done a lot of thinking. 

I was thinking #1 ranked St. Peter’s Prep would be getting ready for their game with Bergen Catholic this Saturday, but had to play Seton

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Post 610 – Poll: Public Groups 3-4-5

The Catholic school poll will come later.

I normally do not punish a team for losing to one of the top Catholic school teams and I am not doing it here. What I am doing is rewarding Wall for beating …

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Post 609 – The Game That Wasn’t: Bergen Catholic-Delbarton

I drove to Morris Township and arrived shortly before noon for a one o’clock game between Bergen Catholic and Delbarton. There was nothing unusual and I don’t mind arriving early for this game because BC is my alma mater and

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Post 608 – Becton 41 Waldwick 12

Becton scored three touchdowns in the first five minutes of play to power themselves to a 41-12 win over Waldwick in the NJIC championship game. Becton’s chances at going unscored upon for the season came to an end in the

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Post 607 – Bull Session Week Eight

It was great to see Willingboro come up from South Jersey to play Ramapo last Saturday and the game was a very good one with the potential game-winning, two-point conversion coming with no time left. The Ramapo receiver caught the

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Post 606 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

Public Groups 1-2  

1 – Camden (4-1) – lost to (Groups 3-4-5) #11 Winslow, 15-12
2 – Salem (5-0)
3 – Paulsboro (6-0)
4 – Willingboro (2-1) – lost to #17 Groups 3-4-5 #15 Burlington Township, 22-0
5 – Haddonfield

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Post 605 – Polls: Catholic and Public Groups 3-4-5

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (4-0)
2 – Delbarton (6-0)
3 – Bergen Catholic (4-1)
4 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (4-2)
5 – Don Bosco (2-3)
6 – DePaul (2-2)
7 – Holy Spirit (6-0)
8 – Donovan Catholic

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Post 604 – Lenape 31 Cherokee 28 in Overtime

Lenape beat Cherokee in overtime on a 48-yard field goal by Dylan Shank after the Indians scored a late touchdown to force the extra period. Cherokee scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to go in front, setting up

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Post 603 – Willingboro 20 Ramapo 19

Ramapo scored with no time left and their two-point pass attempt for the win was ruled out of bounds, giving Willingboro a 20-19 victory in a thriller. It was a North vs. South showcase for New Jersey and made Willingboro’s

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Post 602 – Becton 21 Park Ridge 0

I arrived at 6:30 for what was going to be a 7:00 game, except one big thing: when I arrived I heard the PA system. I first thought it must be a junior game behind the field. Only I discovered …

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Post 601 – Bull Session Week Seven

Just took in a live stream of Bernards defeating St. Thomas Aquinas, the former Bishop Ahr. It was a damp evening played on a grass field at Aquinas and Bernards adjusted from being in the shotgun to under center.

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Post 600 – Where I’m Headed This Weekend Tentative

Instead of definite places, I will list the ones under consideration.

Thursday night:

Hoboken at Verona (that’s a maybe for me, depending on how my day goes)

Friday night:

Park Ridge at Becton
Eastside at Ridgewood
St. Joe’s (Montvale) at …

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Post 599 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

Public Groups 1-2  

1 – Camden (3-1) – lost to (Groups 3-4-5) Winslow, 15-12
2 – Salem (5-0)
3 – Paulsboro (5-0)
4 – Haddonfield (3-2) – lost to Camden and Group 3 Woodrow Wilson, 8-6
5 – Penns Grove

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Post 598 – Polls: Catholics and Public Groups 3-4-5

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (4-0)
2 – Bergen Catholic (4-0)
3 – Delbarton (5-0)
4 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (4-2)
5 – Don Bosco (1-3)
6 – DePaul (2-2)
7 – Red Bank Catholic (4-1)
8 – Mater

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Post 597 – River Dell 7 Northern Highlands 3

River Dell’s defense rose to the challenge to defeat Northern Highlands, 7-3. In the first half, they forced a field goal after first-and-goal from the 3. In the second half, they created three turnovers and made two other key stops

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Post 596 – Ramsey 34 Verona 28

Ramsey scored the winning touchdown with 0:08 seconds left in the game when Blake Creamer threw a touchdown pass to his twin brother, Bryan, to give the Rams a 34-27 win over Verona.  

First Quarter: Ramsey’s first possession resulted

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Post 595 – Bull Session Week Six

Last weekend featured numerous games between teams from different parts of the state, due to the COVID. These games included Woodbridge beating Parsippany Hills, Wayne Hills over Kingsway, Somerville topping Old Tappan, Clearview defeating Roxbury, and

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Post 594 – Confirmed Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week Six

Just when I thought it was safe to go in the water or post where I’m going this weekend, the change occurs. around 11:00 this morning, I receive a call that Friday night’s Wayne Hills-Ramapo game is postponed. In addition, …

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