Recap: #18 Paramus Catholic (NJ) tops #2 Don Bosco Prep (NJ)

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by Jeff Fisher

It took Paramus Catholic 14 years between wins against Don Bosco Prep, but now the Paladins, who snapped a 16-game DBP win streak last year in the New Jersey Non-Public Group 4 semifinals, owns a win streak against the Ironmen.

Saturday, Paramus Catholic, ranked #18 in the latest High School Football America Top 25, beat #2 Don Bosco Prep 21-14, giving PC a two-game win streak against its Big North United Division foe.

The Paladins jumped out to a 13-o lead and still led 13-7 in the fourth quarter when Bosco junior running back Malik Bakker gave the Ironmen a 14-13 lead.  The winning score came with 6:13 to go in the game when PC quarterback Willy Hansen connected on a 20-yard touchdown pass to Marquis Spence.

Paramus Catholic is now 6-0, while Don Bosco Prep is 3-1.



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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.