Bridgeton upset perennial power St. Joseph 14-6 in the season opener Sept. 11.

That victory provided an immediate boost for the Bulldogs and propelled them to their fourth-straight playoff appearance.

Bridgeton also ended the regular season playing well. The Bulldogs have won three of their last four games.

Cinnaminson (6-2) is 6-0 against public schools. Cinnaminson lost to Bishop Eustace and Camden Catholic by a total of nine points.

Both teams feature the run. Bridgeton relies on Mike Cisrow, and Cinnaminson on Eric Riley. Cisrow has rushed for 453 yards and five touchdowns in Bridgeton's last two games - a 28-6 defeat of Robbinsville and a 28-13 win over Middle Township.

Fifth-seeded Bridgeton (6-3) vs. fourth-seeded Cinnaminson (6-2)

What: South Jersey Group II quarterfinal

When/Where: 7 p.m. today at Cinnaminson

What's next: Winner advances to next weekend's semifinal against the winner of tonight's quarterfinal between eighth-seeded Woodrow Wilson and top-seeded Delsea Regional.

Key players:

Bridgeton: Mike Cisrow, RB, 217 carries for 1,409 yards and 10 touchdowns; Tamar Jackson, QB/DB, 31-of-75 for 476 yards and six touchdowns; Kevin Bunton, RB/LB, 53 carries for 355 yards; Kyheem Simpson, WR, 18 catches for 339 yards and three touchdowns; Rashaun Smith, LB, 120 tackles, two interceptions.

Cinnaminson: Eric Riley, RB, 111 carries for 719 yards and 11 touchdowns; Michael Gallo, QB, 40-of-105 for 669 yards and eight touchdowns; Kyle McDevitt, RB, 49 carries for 198 yards; Anthony Clayton, WR, 14 catches for 280 yards and four touchdowns.

Keys to victory: There's nothing fancy about Bridgeton's strategy. The Bulldogs will give the ball to Cisrow on offense and rely on Smith and the rest of the defense to shut down Riley and the rest of Cinnaminson's running game.

Contact Michael McGarry:

609-272-7185