The Press' Elite 11 ranks teams from all over southern New Jersey. But who's the best of the best locally?
Each week on the blog we'll rank a local top-10. Here's this week's:
1. St. Augustine Prep 4-0: Dustin Thomas has 60 career touchdown passes.
2. Egg Harbor Township 4-0: Eagles defense has yet to allow a point.
3. Hammonton 3-0: Nick Crescenzo ran for three touchdowns and passed for another in last Friday's 41-0 win over Oakcrest.
4. Mainland Regional 3-0: Mustangs host Holy Spirit on Friday.
5. St. Joseph 3-1: Wildcats had one of the biggest wins in years with Saturday's 19-14 defeat of Holy Spirit.
6. Holy Spirit 3-1: Spartans quarterback Joe Callahan was outstanding against St. Joe.
7. Bridgeton 3-1: Bulldogs barely escaped with a 7-6 win over Lower Cape May.
8. Absegami 2-2: Braves have another tough one this week when they travel to Delsea Regional.
9. Pinelands Regional 2-1: Wildcats lost to power Manasquan last Friday.
10. Buena Regiona 2-1: Chiefs running back Michael Haygood has emerged as a standout.