Fourteen Press-area high school football teams qualified for the playoffs.

Eleven of them will be in action this weekend. The area's three non-public schools - St. Augustine Prep (6-3), St. Joseph (7-2) and Holy Spirit (4-4) - all received first-round byes in their respective brackets.

Three Press-area teams – St. Joe (Non-Public II), Pleasantville (Central Jersey Group II) and Hammonton (Central Jersey Group IV) are No. 1 seeds in their respective brackets.

The public school sectional title games will be played the weekend of Nov. 22-23.

The state Non-Pubic finals and the public Regional Championship games will be played on Nov. 29-30 or Dec. 7-8.

What follows is a preview of of this weekend’s playoff games involving Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean County schools (seeds in parentheses):

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