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Friday November 9 2012 Atlantic City at Absegami Football. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

Ben Fogletto

The St. Joseph High School football team will get a first-round playoff bye.

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has released the official playoff pairings. Only seven teams in the state Non-Public I bracket elected to participate in the playoffs, so undefeated St. Joe, the top seed, will get a first-round bye. The bye means the Wildcats will be off for 18 days before they meet Hammonton in a regular-season contest on Nov. 21.

Teams that did not make the playoffs will participate in consolation games this weekend. The times for those games have yet to be finalized.

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The following is this weekend’s playoff schedule.

South V

7 p.m. Friday

Millville (8) at Williamstown (1)

Absegami (5) at Atlantic City (4)

Southern Regional (6) at Washington Township (3)

Toms River North (7) at Eastern (2)

 South IV

6 p.m. Friday

Kingsway (6) at Moorestown (3)

7 p.m. Friday

Hammonton (8) at Timber Creek (1)

Shawnee (5) at Clearview (4)

1 p.m. Saturday

Toms River South (7) at Lacey Township (2)

South III

7 p.m. Friday

Pt. Pleasant Borough (5) at Northern Burlington (4)

Bridgeton (6) at Barnegat (3)

Highland Regional (7) at Delsea Regional (2)

1 p.m. Saturday

Deptford (8) at Burlington Township (1)

South Group II

6 p.m. Friday

Middle Township (6) at Willingboro (3)

7 p.m. Friday

Sterling (8) at West Deptford (1)

1 p.m. Saturday

Woodstown (5) at Haddon Heights (4)

Cinnaminson (7) at Cedar Creek (2)

South Group I

7 p.m. Friday

Paulsboro (5) at Gloucester (4)

Pennsville (6) at Glassboro (3)

1 p.m. Saturday

Audubon (8) at Penns Grove (1)

Wildwood (7) at Woodbury (2)




State Non-Public IV

7 p.m. Friday

Paul VI (8) at Paramus Catholic (1)

Seton Hall Prep (5) at St. Peter’s Prep (4)

St. Augustine Prep (7) at Don Bosco Prep (2)

1 p.m. Saturday

Notre Dame (6) at Bergen Catholic (3)


State Non-Public II

7 p.m. Friday

Bishop Eustace (7) at Holy Spirit (2)

Pingry (6) at Holy Cross (3)

Montclair Kimberley (5) at Marist (4)

Gloucester Catholic (8) at Immaculata (1)


State Non-Public I

St. Joseph (1) bye

1 p.m. Saturday

Hudson Catholic (5) at Morristown-Beard (4)

Queen of Peace (6) at St. Anthony (3)

Mater Dei (7) at St. Mary’s Rutherford (2)


Local consolation games

(Times and day to be determined)

Ocean City at Cumberland Regional

Egg Harbor Township at Cherokee

Lower Cape May at Pemberton

Vineland at Camden

Buena at Haddonfield

Pleasantville at Overbrook

Oakcrest at Winslow Township

Mainland Regional at Cherry Hill West

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