Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Football: Triton's Woods out for two weeks, minimum

Triton will be without star running back Josh Woods for at least two weeks because of a knee injury.

Football: Triton's Woods out for two weeks, minimum

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Triton will be without star running back Josh Woods for at least two weeks because of a knee injury.

Woods underwent an MRI Monday that showed some damage to his knee, although his ACL wasn't torn, according to Triton coach Pete Goetz.

Woods, a junior, is Triton's leading rusher with 899 yards on 108 carries (8.3 average) and 11 TDs. He also has caught 8 passes for 203 yards and 2 TDs.

Woods will miss Saturday's game at Woodrow Wilson as well as the Mustangs' next game -- either a Group 4 playoff game or a consolation game.

Woods could miss the rest of the season but Goetz said the RB would be re-evaluated afetr two weeks of rest and rehab.

Triton is 6-1 and likely would qualify for a Group 4 berth with a victory over 5-2 Wilson.

Triton will rely more heavily on QB Brian Keller, who has run for 389 yards and 4 TDs, and senior RB James Burns, who has 280 yards on just 31 carries and 5 TDs.

-- Phil Anastasia

 

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at panastasia@phillynews.com.

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