Cedar Creek High School's Caleb Graves, center, tries to break away from Willingboro defenders Joram Smith, left, and 21 Aaron Lynch during their playoff game Saturday in Egg Harbor City. The Pirates won 41-3 and re-entered The Press Elite 11 this week at No. 11.

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With one week to go in the high school football season, The Press Elite 11 rankings continue to evolve.

St. Augustine Prep, the Cape-Atlantic League National Conference champion, joins the rankings at No. 10 this week. Cedar Creek returns to the rankings at No. 11 after its 41-3 defeat of Willingboro in the South Jersey Group II semifinals Saturday.

Kingsway Regional makes the biggest jump in the rankings after beating previously undefeated Lacey Township 42-28 in the S.J. Group III semifinals Saturday. The Dragons move up five spots to No. 6.

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The state and S.J. championship games will be played this Friday and Saturday at various locations. The championship schedule and new Elite 11 rankings are listed below.

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The Press Elite 11

A ranking of public schools teams that compete for South Jersey titles and non-public schools that are located in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem and southern Ocean counties. (Last week's rankings in parentheses; UR=unranked last week). Local teams in bold.

1. Williamstown (1) 11-0

2. Timber Creek (3) 9-2

3. St. Joseph (4) 9-1

4. West Deptford (5) 11-0

5. Delsea Regional (6) 10-1

6. Kingsway Regional (11) 8-3

7. Southern Regional (8) 9-2

8. Atlantic City (7) 8-3

9. Penns Grove (10) 11-0

10. St. Augustine Prep (UR) 8-2

11. Cedar Creek (UR) 10-1

Championship game schedule

South Jersey Group V

7 p.m. Friday at Rowan University

Southern Regional vs. Williamstown

South Jersey Group IV

7 p.m. Saturday at Rowan University

Kingsway Regional vs. Timber Creek

South Jersey Group III

4 p.m. Saturday at Rowan University

Northern Burlington vs. Delsea Regional

South Jersey Group II

1 p.m. Saturday at Rowan University

Cedar Creek vs. West Deptford

South Jersey Group I

10 a.m. at Rowan University

Woodbury vs. Penns Grove

State Non-Public I

4 p.m. Saturday at College of New Jersey

St. Joseph Hammonton vs. St. Mary's of Rutherford

State Non-Public II

7 p.m. Saturday at College of New Jersey

Holy Spirit vs. Immaculata

State Non-Public III

1 p.m. Saturday at Rutgers University

St. Joseph Montvale vs. Delbarton

State Non-Public IV

7 p.m. Friday at MetLife Stadium

Paramus Catholic vs. Bergen Catholic


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