Why this game is special: Both these schools are members off the Greater Egg Harbor School District. Absegami won 9-6 last year to take the lead in the series.
The winner receives the Joe Mohr trophy. The late Mohr was the long-time athletic director of Oakcrest and also was athletic director of the now defunct Egg Harbor City High School.
Absegami update: The Braves come off a disappointing 34-30 loss to Atlantic City in the first round of the South Jersey Group V quarterfinals. Absegami led 30-13 with 10 minutes left in the game. Braves quarterback Mike Dolan has completed 81-of-141 passes for 991 yards.
Oakcrest update: The Falcons got their first win of the season with a 35-19 victory over Winslow Township last Saturday. Oakcrest is averaging 26 points since Danny Smith (five touchdown passes and four touchdown runs) took over at quarterback three games ago.
When/where: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oakcrest in Mays Landing
Radio: 94.3 FM
Series: Absegami leads 18-17