The Buena Regional High School football team beat fifth-seeded Burlington City 63-19 in the first round of the Central Jersey Group I playoffs at home Friday.

Fourth-seeded Buena will take on the winner of top-seeded Willingboro and No. 8 Haddon Township in the semifinals next Friday.

Sophomore running back Shayron Smithbey had touchdown runs of 6, 7, 38 and 68 yards for Buena. Luke Santiago had touchdown runs of 1 and 51 yards. Santiago also had a 30-yard touchdown pass to Byron Spellman.

For Burlington City, DJ Woodbury had touchdown runs of 1 and 4 yards. J.K. Royal-Royster added a 6-yard touchdown run.

Burlington; 13 6 0 0—0

Buena; 14 28 14 0—0


BUE— Smithbey 68 run (kick good)

BUR— Royal-Royster 6 run (kick good)

BUR— Woodbury 1 run (conversion fail)

BUE— Davis 85 kick return (kick good)


BUE— Santiago 51 run (conversion fail)

BUR— Woodbury 4 run (conversion fail)

BUE— Smithbey 6 run (conversion good)

BUE— Smithbey 7 run (kick good)

BUE— Spellman 30 pass from Santiago (kick good)


BUE— Santiago 1 run (kick good)

BUE— Smithbey 38 run (kick good)


BUE— Garrison run (kick good)

Records— Buena 8-2, Burlington City 6-3.

C.J. Group III playoffs

First round

(5) Lacey Twp. 35,

(4) Burlington Twp. 15

For Lacey, Noah Brunatti had touchdown passes of 28 and 33 yards to Bobby Evans. Tynan Jensen had touchdown runs of 8, 9 and 56 yards.

Lacey will play the winner of (1) Wall and (8) Allentown on Friday.

For Burlington Township, Rodney Vines returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown. Treyvon Reed caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from AJ Johnson.

Lacey; 7 14 0 14—35

Burlington; 7 0 0 8—15


L— Evans 28 pass from Brunatti (Borel kick)

B— Vines 82 kick return (Scott kick)


L— Jensen 8 run (Borel kick)

L— Evans 33 pass from Brunatti (Borel kick)


L— Jensen 9 run (Borel kick)

B— Reed 30 pass from Johnson (Rogers run)

L— Jensen 56 run (Borel kick)

Records— Lacey 7-3, Burlington Twp. 6-3.

S.J. Group IV playoffs

First round

(5) Millville 32,

(4) Clearview Reg. 24

Millville’s Shamore Collins had touchdown runs of 3 and 8 yards. Collins also had a 31-yard touchdown catch on a screen pass from Nate Robbins. Robbins also had a 48-yard touchdown pass to Solomon DeShields.

Millville will play at top-seeded Shawnee at 7 p.m. Friday in the semifinal round.

For Clearview, Mike Ancona had touchdown runs of 1 and 11 yards. Ancona also threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Rashann Tompkins. Hunter Logan made a 22-yard field goal.

Millville; 8 8 8 8—32

Clearview; 0 14 3 7—24


M— DeShields 48 pass from Robbins (Collins run)


M— Collins 3 run (conversion good)

C— Ancona 11 run (kick good)

C— Tompkins 32 pass from Ancona (kick good)


C— Logan 22 field goal

M— Collins 8 run (conversion good)


M— Collins 31 pass from Robbins (conversion good)

C— Ancona 1 run (kick good)

Records— Millville 5-4, Clearview 7-3.

S.J. Group III playoffs

First round

(2) Sommerville 37

(7) Absegami 7

Sommerville improved to 9-1, and Absegami fell to 2-6. The Pioneers will play sixth-seeded Seneca on Friday.

C.J. Group II playoffs

First round

(1) Pleasantville 35,

(8) Collingswood 0

Pleasantville improved to 7-1, and Collingswood fell to 5-4. The Greyhounds will play the winner of No. 4 Camden and No. 5 Lincoln in the semifinals Friday.

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