JSZ brings you the final three sectional championships of the NJ state playoffs. Sunday high school championship football brings JSZ cameras to wins for Summit, Ramapo and Rumson-Fair Haven. Watch it all now!
Rumson-Fair Haven 42 Somerville 35 – Central Jersey Group 3 Championship
Alex Maldjian had an epic workhorse performance with 50 carries for 281 yards and 4 touchdowns as the Bulldogs avenged last year’s sectional title loss to Somerville at Rutgers by handing the Pioneers their first loss of the season on their home field. Jalahn Dabney had 270 yards of combined offense with four TD passes and a TD run, but RFH scored on its first possession and never surrendered the lead. Ian O’Connor had two TD catches for the Bulldogs who have won sectional titles in five of the last six years. JSZ has full highlights and post-game reaction:
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Summit 36 Rahway 16 – North 2 Group 3 Championship
The North 2, Group 3 State Sectional Final between Summit and No. 19 Rahway capped off a great three day championship weekend of football. Summit went ahead 22-0 on three scores from running back Joe Lusardi. Rahway would counter with back to back scores of their own to make it a one possession game. However, following an interception from Jack Kelly and a touchdown a touchdown from Max Jackson the Hilltoppers would eventually walk away with a 36-14 victory. Summit will face Ramapo on 11/24 at MetLife Stadium for the North Group 3 Bowl Game. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights:
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Ramapo 31 River Dell 7 – North 1 Group 3 Championship
Ramapo’s dual-threat quarterback AJ Wingfield scored three rushing touchdowns and the Raider defense limited River Dell to only 161 total yards as Ramapo flew to win a state sectional title. It’s championship No. 11 for Ramapo, who very well may have staked their claim as the top public school in New Jersey. JSZ has all the highlights from the Raiders win: