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