Home Team: St. Joe's Regional
Away Team: Bergen Catholic
Date And Time: 10/06/2018 2:30 pm
Location: St. Joe's Regional High School
Both the Bergen Catholic Crusaders and the St. Joe Regional Green Knights enter Friday’s game with a 4-1 record. The Crusaders are ranked #1 in the state of New Jersey while the Green Knights are ranked #2. This rivalry game comes packed with future collegiate athletes, who have gained attention from universities like UCLA, Pitt, and Ohio State.
Look for Javontae Jean-Baptiste to keep the Crusaders’ defense locked while Matt Alaimo aims to push the Green Knights’ offense to big numbers. After a 41-30 loss to Bergen Catholic in 2017, St. Joe Regional hopes to best the #1 team in NJ Friday night.
St. Joe's Regional :20
Bergen Catholic :24
With a come from behind victory against St. Joe's Regional on Saturday afternoon, Bergen Catholic could very well find themselves at the top of the rankings in the state of New Jersey next week. St. Joe's held a 20-10 lead at halftime and were looking the dominant team, but after the break Bergen Catholic came out with a purpose. The offense got going, scoring one touchdown early in the 2nd half to make it 20-17 St. Joe's. Patience and a strong defense in the 2nd half helped Bergen Catholic remain in the game until they scored the winning touchdown late on to eventually win the game 24-20.