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Game(s) of the Week

Player(s) of the Week

Week 1



Varsity (14U):
North Plainfield Silver [0]
vs Philipsburg Red [6]

It was a very tough defensive game between both teams, there were many big plays and many big stops.  Both teams continued to rise when needed and the result was the score 0-0 at the end of regulation.  The final outcome was decided based on the last play of O/T   North Plainfield had the ball first in overtime on the 15 and was stopped on a 4th and 2 play.   Phillipsburg took over the ball on their attempt and scored to win the game 6-0.  Both teams played their hearts out.


JV (12U):
Ridge Red [6]
vs Del Val Silver [12]

A great match up, after an early 6-0 DV lead, Ridge battles back and held the Jr. Terriers scoreless in the second half.   Forcing a punt from deep in the DV end zone, Ridge took advantage and returned a punt for the tying touchdown.   The go ahead point extra failed giving the ball back to the Jr. Terriers with just over 3 minutes to play.  The Jr. terriers marched down the field and with only 18 seconds remaining scored the winning touchdown.

  • #3 Matt Amofa – Varsity (14U): Hillsborough White
    Matt had two touchdowns - one kick off return and one receiving as well as playing well at cornerback.

  • #65 Zach Harrison – Varsity (14U): Bridgewater Gold
    Played a very good game on both sides of the ball - was involved in plays all over the field and made his presence known

  • Jack Winne - Flag (8U): Bridgewater White
    First game under center as quarterback. Completed a rare flag pass. Ran for a TD and over 50 yards on offense. Was the leading flag puller on defense.  All these accomplishments were on his birthday.

  • #21 Will Letters - Varsity (14U): Voorhees Silver
    Will had over 70 yards rushing - 6 tackles and 2 touchdowns

  • #7 Jonathon Calderone - JV (12U): Pope John Gold
    Playing fullback - Jonathon scored 3 touchdowns and rushed for well over 150 yards

  • #19 James Marinello - Varsity (14U): Watchung Hills Gold
    Accounted for over 250 total yards; 8/11 completions for 125 yards and a TD; 15/118 rushing and a TD; 30 kick return yards. 4.5 tackles on defense.

  • #32 Giovanni Threatt - Varsity (14U): North Plainfield Silver
    Played the both positions of QB and RB and had a total of 81 of running offense....On defense he had a total of 6 open field tackles

Week 2



Peewee (10U):
Voorhees Red [26]
vs Bridgewater Red [38]

Game Summary Needed from Coaches


Peewee (10U):
Philipsburg Red [12]
vs North Hunterdon Red [7]

Game Summary Needed from Coaches


Varsity (14U):
Hillsborough Red [14]
vs Philipsburg Red [6]

Game Summary Needed from Coaches

  • #24 Sammy Dech - Peewee (10U): Philipsburg Red
    2 Rushing Tds. One for 70 yds - 2nd for 55. Ran for a total of 180 yds. Defense - 10 tackles

  • #80 Josh Colon - Varsity (14U): Philipsburg Gold
    3 rec 130 yards 2 tds 1 int, 3 extra points made

  • #12 Mike Oliva - Varsity (14U): Ridge Gold
    20 yard touchdown pass, 70 yard Punt return, 50 yard Punt, Well over 100 yards total offense

  • #46 Tommy Zotollo - JV (12U): Watchung Hills Gold
    Had 7 carries for 36 yards - 2 TD's - 4 solo tackles plus 3 key blocks Tommy was the driving force for the Watchung Hills offense scoring the first TD of the game and another one before the half. He also had three key blocks that lead to two big runs and a TD on the other. Tommy then help lead the way on the defense side with 4 solo tackles.

  • #8 Brady Kurdyla - Varsity (14U): Bridgewater Gold
     Kurdyla ran for 3 touchdowns and keyed the BR defense with several tackles - in limited playing time.

Week 3


Varsity (14U):
Hillsborough White [20]
vs North Plainfield Silver [13]

North Plainfield scored early in the 1Q on a 47 yard run, Hillsboro countered with a TD before the half making it 7-7.  In the 2nd half, the game remained tied until NP scored again but missed the extra point for a 13-7 lead.   NP busted QB run scored again but it was called back on a hold and them Boro scored in the 4th QTR with a well-executed trick play and with the PAT took a 1 point lead 14-13.  With time running out in the 4Q,  NP was moving the ball for a go ahead score but the ball was pick-off by #21 returned for the TD sealing the game

  • Daniel Watson - Flag (8U): Bridgewater White
    Daniel was all over the field on defense in this game, stopping the opponent several times at critical points in the game. Daniel also had a long run on a 4th and 10 to seal the victory.

  • #33 Andrew Santa Barbara - Varsity (14U): Hillsborough Gold 
    Andrew blocked a punt on defense -had a number of tackle and scored a TD run on offense

  • #6 Cynthia Akosua - JV (12U): Hillsborough Gold 
    At running back - Akosua totaled 122 yards rushing; She averaged 13.5 yards on 9 carries - including 2 touchdown runs. Defensively - Akosua tallied two tackles as an outside linebacker. She also recorded 1 interception that she ran back 40 yards for a touchdown.

  • #32 Giovanni Threatt - Varsity (14U): North Plainfield Silver
    Gio had 72 yards in rushing and one 47 yard run for a TD and 4 tackles on defense and led the team throughout the game with effort and big plays


Peewee (10U):

Philipsburg Red [12]

vs Pope John Red [19]

Pope John had controlled the game and was up 13-0 in the 3rd qtr.  But Phillipsburg was resilient and fights back with two scores and makes it a 13-12 game.   As the game was in the closing minutes, Pope John controls the ball and drives down the field and chewed up clock and scored a TD with less than a minute left in the game then stopped PBurg on the next drive to seal the victory.   Great back and forth contest between two teams that fought to the end
  • #3 Jack "Wheels" McCandles - Flag (8U): Bridgewater White
    Jack "Wheels" McCandles was all over the field on defense in week 4. He accounted for at least 80% of Bridgewater's defensive stops in the gane.  On offense he was as blocking machine and ran a hand off in for a Touchdown!
  • Parker Lyons - Flag (8U): Bridgewater White
    Played a great game and accounted for 2 Touchdowns!   One passing and one rushing.
  • #21 Dom Monsorno - Varsity (14U): Hillsborough White
    Dom Monsorno had two long touchdown runs of about 50 yards each to lead the team to a 26-16 victory.
  • #22 Harry Hagerman - Varsity (14U): Ridge Gold
    Harry intercepted 2 passes. One for a 60 yard Touchdown  Harry also rushed for 75 yards including a 55 yard run. 

Week 5




  • #3 Zachary Zambardie  - Varsity (14U): Pope John Gold
    Zachary had a great all around game and threw for 3 TDs is a big win for the team.

Week 6

Peewee (10U):

Philipsburg Red [13]

vs Hillsborough White [13]

Pburg down 13-6 with 4 minutes left scored on a 65 yd TD run by Sammy Dech to make it 13-12. Pburg still had to get the extra point - Jack Mruczinski on a QB boot found a wide open Ryan Evans who made his second catch of the day to tie it 13-13. With time still remaining Pburg was able to stop Hillsboro as time expires at midfield. This game had big plays and was back n forth with emotions.



Varsity (14U):

Del Val Silver [22]

vs North Hunterdon Silver [28]

Del Val led 22-6 and North Plainfield came storming back to tie it up at 22-22.   During overtime, North Stopped Del Val and then on their own turn, on 4th down, scored to win the game.



JV (12U):

Pope John Gold  [13]

vs Ridge Gold [7]

The score was tied with under a minute to go.  Pope John ran a pitch pass and scored a game winning touchdown in the final seconds.  Both teams played a tough and hard fought game. 



  • #12 Nick Palmisano - Varsity (14U): Pope John Gold
     Played a great game and scored with a terrific 35 yd  TD catch in the corner of the end zone.


  • #21 Charles Mulligan - JV (12U): Pope John Gold
    Charlie Mulligan scored a late touchdown to win the game for Pope John.  From the quarterback position Charlie pitched the ball to the fullback who then threw down field and connected with Mulligan.  Mulligan made a great catch and then broke several tackles to score from 25 yards out. 
    This play won the game for Pope John.


  • #81 Jonathen Josias - Varsity (14U): North Plainfield Silver
    Jonathan had a  62 yard kick return for a touchdown and caught two passes in acritical situations for a combined 42 yards


  • #30 Jared Leeds - JV (12U): Del Val Silver
    Jared had a great game on offense with 3 rushing TDsin the game.


  • #8 Hunter Cryan - Varsity (14U): Voorhees Silver
     Hunter had three touchdown saving tackles during the game on defense and had several long runs on offense.


  • #24 Matteo Tramutola - Peewee (10U): Voorhees Red

    Rushed 169 yards on 21 carries with 1 TD and 1 PAT - was 2 for 2 passing. Had 5 tackles on defense.

  • #12 Jack Mruczinski - Peewee (10U): Philipsburg Red

    Was 2/4 passing and tied the game with a bootleg pass for the extra point.  On defense made 10 tackles at his DE position and made a 4th down stop in a critical part of the 4th qtr.

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