PALMYRA vs. SHORE

Saturday at 4 p.m. at Kean University.

Coaches: Jack Geisel is 24-8 in his third season at Palmyra. Mark Costantino is 164-85-1 in his 25th season at Shore.

Previous titles: Palmyra won the South Jersey Group 1 title in 1978. Shore has won six Central Jersey Group 1 titles, including the 2014 and 2010 crowns.

Palmyra player to watch: Senior quarterback Max Smyth has thrown 30 touchdown passes this season and 62 touchdown passes over the last two seasons.

Shore player to watch: Senior running back Jack Britton has 927 yards on 78 carries (11.9-yard average) with 13 rushing touchdowns.

Fast fact: Shore has won 19 games in a row and is 41-6 since the start of the 2012 season, with 20 shutouts.

Pick: Shore, 27-21.

PALMYRA (10-1)               SHORE (11-0)

Maple Shade, 24-21            Keyport, 31-7

Holy Cross, 27-23               Spotswood, 7-3

Woodrow Wilson, 27-18, L      Keansburg, 46-6

Florence, 17-12               Dunellen, 47-7

Wildwood, 53-19               Mater Dei, 45-6

Riverside, 61-33               South River, 52-7

Gloucester Catholic, 47-20      Pt. Pleasant Beach, 42-7

New Egypt, 43-7               Asbury Park, 20-7

Pt. Pleasant Beach, 34-16 *   Burlington City, 36-0 *

Keyport, 35-34 *               Florence, 42-0 *

Burlington City 49-6            Rumson, 20-13

* C.J. Group 1 tournament game

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