S.J. Group IV quarterfinal

(1) Timber Creek 37,

(8) Hammonton 6

Hammonton fell to an early 18-point deficit to Timber Creek, the top seed and No. 4 team in the Press Elite 11.

The Blue Devils cut into that deficit with 12 seconds left in the first half when Alex Padovani found Christian Mortellite for a 10-yard passing touchdown.

Hammonton 0 6 0 0— 6

Timber Creek 6 12 13 6— 37

FIRST QUARTER

TC—Sandes 22 pass from Williams (kick failed)

SECOND QUARTER

TC—Williams 1 run (kick failed)

TC—Pierce 9 pass from Williams (conversion failed)

H—Padovani 10 pass from Mortellite (kick failed)

THIRD QUARTER

TC—Pierce 1 run (Casey kick)

TC—Adonis Jennings 40 run (pass failed)

FOURTH QUARTER

TC—Sandes 20 pass from Williams (kick failed)

Records—Hammonton 4-5, Timber Creek 7-2.