Northern Burlington (7-4) vs. Delsea (10-1), at Rowan University, 4 p.m. Saturday.
Coaches: Northern Burlington, Jon Reising; Delsea,
Playoff history: Northern Burlington has made two appearances in the finals and won the title both times. Delsea has made 12 appearances in the finals and won nine times.
Stats and stuff: Northern Burlington won S.J. 2 titles in 1980 and 1995. . . . Junior Kenyatta Green (1,179 yards) and senior L.J. Terry (470 yards, 10 touchdowns) lead the Greyhounds' ground attack. . . . Senior quarterback Colin Fitzpatrick is 93-for-174 passing for 1,570 yards. His top target is senior Andrew Cargill (24 catches, 537 yards).
Delsea won S.J. 3 titles in 2005, 2000, and 1979 and S.J. 2 titles in 2009, 2008, 1986, 1984, 1982, and 1976. . . . Delsea quarterback Josh Awotunde has passed for 744 yards with 11 touchdowns and one interception and run for 742 yards and 10 touchdowns. . . . Senior Ty Saud has 742 rushing yards, 13 touchdowns, and six interceptions. . . . Junior Rob Hooks leads the Crusaders with 1,065 rushing yards.
Fast fact: Delsea is 30-12 in postseason games since the start of the state tournament in 1974.
- Phil Anastasia