St. Joseph High School’s football season of dominance continued this past weekend.

With a 32-3 win over rival Hammonton on Saturday, St. Joe solidified its spot as the No. 1 team in The Press Elite 11. The undefeated Wildcats have outscored their nine opponents 423-19. St. Joe hasn’t given up a touchdown in six games.

There is one week left in the season. Four local teams — Millville, Holy Spirit, St. Joe and Hammonton — will play for titles this weekend.

Millville will play Pennsauken for the South Jersey Group IV title at 7 p.m. Friday at Rowan University in Glassboro. Holy Spirit will face Camden Catholic for the state Non-Public II title at 7 p.m. Friday at The College of New Jersey in Ewing Township (Mercer County). On Saturday, St. Joe will play St. Mary of Rutherford for the state Non-Public I championship at 1 p.m. at TCNJ, and Hammonton will meet Timber Creek for the South Jersey Group IV championship at 4 p.m. at Rowan.

Williamstown joins the rankings this week at No. 9.

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Elite 11 football rankings

Local teams in bold

(last week’s rankings in parentheses)

1. St. Joseph (1)    9-0

2. Timber Creek (2)    11-0

3. Millville (3)    11-0

4. Haddonfield (4)    11-0

5. Camden Catholic (5)    10-0

6. Pennsauken (6)    10-1

7. Hammonton (7)    9-2

8. West Deptford (9)    10-1

9. Williamstown (unranked)    8-2

10. Holy Spirit (11)    7-3

11. Washington Township (8)    7-4