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Pre-Thanksgiving South Jersey football roundup: Rancocas Valley tops Burlington Township

Highlights from Wednesday's sports in South Jersey.

Marc Sykes, Jr., left, and Allan Watson of Rancocas Valley celebrate after their 10-7 win against Lenape on Oct. 6, 2017. CHARLES FOX / Staff Photographer
Marc Sykes, Jr., left, and Allan Watson of Rancocas Valley celebrate after their 10-7 win against Lenape on Oct. 6, 2017. CHARLES FOX / Staff PhotographerRead moreCHARLES FOX / Staff Photographer

Marc Sykes rushed for two touchdowns and caught one more on Wednesday night to lead Rancocas Valley past Burlington Township, 35-12. Sykes scored on a 21-yard touchdown reception to open the scoring for the Red Devils and Iverson Clement tacked on a second score as Rancocas Valley jumped out to a 14-6 lead at halftime. Sykes rushed for two scores in the second half and Bryce Mangene threw a pair of  touchdown passes to give Rancocas Valley the win and the Capitol Division title.

The Red Devils' season continues on Dec. 2 when they face Lenape in the South Group 5 title match at Rowan University.

New Egypt 48, Bordentown 12:

Kyle Frimel threw for THREE touchdowns and rushed for another score as the Warriors routed the Scotties. Frimel connected with Owen Raab from 6 yards out to open the scoring. Neal Flogel and Cole Curran had touchdown receptions of 15 and 11 yards respectively. The Warriors capitalized on three first-half fumbles by the Scotties. The New Egypt defense forced one fumble, Matt Soles fell on a second fumble in the end zone and Bryce Cristman recovered a fumble on a kickoff to score for New Egypt. Jacquey Mendez had both scores for Bordentown in the loss.

Cherry Hill West 48, Cherry Hill East 12:

Monte Williams rushed for two touchdowns and threw for three others as the Lions topped the Cougars. Naiem Simmons had four touchdown receptions on the night. Williams rushed for a 1-yard score before leaving the contest with an injury. Freshman Max McCollough found Simmons for a 15-yard touchdown reception just two plays after Williams went down to make it 13-6. Williams returned to the game in the second quarter and rushed for a second score to give the Lions the 20-6 advantage. Nick Gazzola rushed for two scores for Cherry Hill East in the loss.

Northern Burlington 27, Pemberton 14:

The Hornets jumped out to a 6-0 lead after a 46-yard run by Tyshene Williams. It was all Greyhounds after that. Amir Stevenson raced 63 yards down the field to tie the game 6-6 after a failed two-point conversion. Cameron Clauser connected with Wil Mesa to get the Greyhounds out in front, 13-6. Tommy Hill opened the second half with a 5-yard rushing score to extend Northern Burlington's lead to 20-6 and Clauser added a rushing touchdown of his own to give the Greyhounds the win.