Defending South Jersey Group V champion Williamstown's game at Millville and Shawnee's at Hammonton highlight the first weekend of the high school football playoffs.

First-round games will be played Friday and Saturday. The top eight teams in each enrollment group with the most power points after Saturday's games qualify for the postseason.

Teams earn power points based on their wins and their opponents' victories and enrollment.

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The unofficial pairings follow.

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association will make the pairings official today or Monday.

South Jersey Group V

(seeds in parentheses; teams from Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean counties in bold.)

Atlantic City (8) at Eastern (1)

Williamstown (5) at Millville (4)

Washington Township (7) at Cherokee (2)

Rancocas Valley (6) at Jackson Memorial (3)

South Jersey Group IV

Cherry Hill West (8) at Timber Creek (1)

Lacey Township (5) at Kingsway Regional (4)

Shawnee (6) at Hammonton (3)

Moorestown (7) at Toms River South (2)

South Jersey Group III

Wall (8) at Manasquan (1)

Central Regional (5) at Delsea Regional (4)

Pemberton (6) at Barnegat (3)

Highland Reg. (7) at Northern Burlington (2)

South Jersey Group II

Cedar Creek (8) at Camden (1)

Haddonfield (5) at West Deptford (4)

Bridgeton (6) at Cinnaminson (3)

Sterling (7) at Woodstown (2)

State Non-Public IV

Notre Dame (8) at Paramus Catholic (1)

Seton Hall Prep (5) at Don Bosco Prep (4)

St. Aug. Prep (6) at St. Joseph Metuchen (3)

Paul VI (7) at St. Peter’s Prep (2)

State Non-Public II

Pingry (8) at Holy Spirit (1)

Bishop Eustace (5) at Camden Catholic (4)

Gloucester Catholic (7) at DePaul (2)

Hudson Catholic (6) at Holy Cross (3)

State Non-Public I

Marist (8) at St. Joseph (1)

St. Anthony (5) at Queen of Peace (4)

Mater Dei (7) at Morristown-Beard (2)

Immaculate Conception (6) at St. Mary (3)

Contact Michael McGarry:

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MMcGarry@pressofac.com

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