South Jersey Group 1 Championship
Here is a look at Saturday's football game: Woodbury (10-1) vs. Penns Grove (11-0), at Rowan University, 10 a.m.
Here is a look at Saturday's football game:
Woodbury (10-1) vs. Penns Grove (11-0), at Rowan University, 10 a.m.
Coaches: Woodbury: Zack Valentine; Penns Grove: Kemp Carr
Playoff history: Woodbury has made eight appearances in the final and won six titles. Penns Grove has made one appearance in the final and lost.
The last time: Woodbury beat Penns Grove, 19-16, in the South Jersey semifinals in 2009
Stats and stuff: Woodbury senior quarterback Anthony Averett, an Alabama recruit, has run for 1,216 yards. . . . Woodbury won South Jersey Group 1 titles in 2009, 1998, 1991, 1990, 1989 and 1988. . . . Penns Grove senior quarterback Nick Elmer has run for 1,033 yards and passed for 1,716 yards and has a combined 37 touchowns. . . . Penns Grove junior running back Anthony Robertson has run for 1,220 yards and 27 touchdowns. . . . Penns Grove junior defensive ends RaeQuan Norman and Isaiah Coppage have a combined 28 sacks.
Fast fact: Penns Grove set the South Jersey record with 591 points. The Red Devils need nine points to break the state mark of 599 set by Bergen Catholic in 1998.
- Phil Anastasia