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Chris Long, Au-Shaun Davis shine as Willingboro routs Penns Grove, snapping the Red Devils’ 25-game winning streak

The senior quarterback threw five touchdown passes in the first half as the Chimeras prevailed.

Willingboro's Chris Long (3), shown here in last year's loss in the South/Central Group 1 Bowl Game vs. Penns Grove, helped the Chimeras turned the tables in the Red Devils in this year's regional title game.
Willingboro's Chris Long (3), shown here in last year's loss in the South/Central Group 1 Bowl Game vs. Penns Grove, helped the Chimeras turned the tables in the Red Devils in this year's regional title game.Read moreTIM TAI / Staff Photographer

Au-Shaun Davis threw five touchdown passes, including two to record-setting senior receiver Chris Long, as Willingboro beat Penns Grove, 50-14, in the South/Central Group 1 regional championship game Sunday night at Rutgers.

Davis, a senior quarterback, threw all five touchdown passes in the first half as Willingboro (12-1) won its 12th game in a row. The Chimeras went unbeaten after a season-opening loss to Cedar Creek.

The victory was revenge of sorts for Willingboro, which lost to Penns Grove in this game in 2018, when it was known as the South/Central Group 1 Bowl Game and played at MetLife Stadium.

Long, a Temple recruit, had six catches for 175 yards and two touchdowns in the first three quarters. He set the South Jersey record for receiving yards in a season with 1,619, per research by sports historian Chuck Langerman.

Junior Demie Sumo added three touchdowns for Willingboro, the two-time Central Jersey Group 1 champion.

Nasir Robinson and Jamar Johnson scored touchdowns for for Penns Grove (12-1), the two-time South Jersey Group 1 champion. The loss ended the Red Devils’ 25-game winning streak, which stretched to the start of the 2018 season.

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