Williamstown, No. 10 in the High School Football America New Jersey Top 25, scored on its first two possessions and never looked back on the way to a 30-14 win over Cherokee in the Central/South Group 5 Regional Championship.
SOUTH/CENTRAL GROUP 5 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP— Mark Trible (@Mtrible) December 7, 2019
Williamstown finishes the season with a 12-1 record, while the loss stops an unexpected postseason run by Cherokee, which ended the regular season with a 3-5 record and on a four-game win streak. Cherokee finishes 2019 with a 6-7 overall record.
In the Central/South Group 4 Regional Championship, Shawnee rolled to a 34-0 win over Hammonton. Quarterback Evan Wesley was 9-of-15 passing for 139 yards with two touchdowns.
No. 19 Woodrow Wilson of Camden shocked No. 6 and unbeaten Wall Township 12-7 in the Central/South Group 3 Regional Championship.
The Central/South Group 2 Regional Championship goes to Hillside, which wrapped-up a perfect 12-0 season with a 25-3 win over Cedar Creek.
Willingboro snapped Penns Grove’s 25-game win streak in the Central/South Group 1 Regional Championship. Quarterback Ah-Shaun Davis threw for 305 yards and five touchdowns in the first half alone in the 50-14 victory.
After the victory, Willingboro head coach Steve Everette said this to NJ.com:
“To beat a team with a 25-game winning streak, it takes an effort you can’t back down from, you can’t shy away from,” said Willingboro coach Steve Everette. “You can’t shirk on lifts, you can’t cut corners. Our kids have done it right and we’re 12-1, we’re regional champs and it feels really, really good.
“To beat a team with a 25-game winning streak, it takes an effort you can’t back down from, you can’t shy away from. You can’t shirk on lifts, you can’t cut corners. Our kids have done it right and we’re 12-1, we’re regional champs and it feels really, really good.”Steve Everette, Willingboro head coach to NJ.com