The top-seeded Absegami High School boys soccer team will try to win the first sectional title in school history today when it hosts second-seeded Washington Township in the South Jersey Group IV final at Absegami High School at 2 p.m.

The Braves (19-2-1), No. 6 in The Press Elite 11, lost in the South Jersey Group III final in 1981 — about a dozen years before this team’s seniors were born.

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Sean Milligan has scored four of the team’s five goals in three postseason wins and leads the team with 22 this season.

Senior captain Payne Vazquez leads a talented defense. Goalkeeper Matt McCormick has a school single-season record 12 shutouts this season.

Washington Township (18-3-2) is No. 3 in the Elite 11. The Minutemen beat Toms River North in a penalty kick shootout in the semifinals. Eric Jordan scored twice in the game.

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