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Football: Glassboro wins SJ 1 title

Football: Glassboro wins SJ 1 title



By Phil Anastasia

Junior Ronnie James scored three touchdowns as Glassboro rolled to a 44-0 victory over Penns Grove Saturday in the SJ Group 1 title game at Rowan.

James ran for 122 yards and two TDs and also caught a TD passes as fifth-seeded Glassboro (7-5) won its 10th sectional title.

The Bulldogs were 2-5 after a loss to Pennsville in early November. But Glassboro won its final five games, beating both top-seeded Pennsville and defending champion Penns Grove.

"I always believed we could do it," James said.

Senior Jared Francis and junior Juwan Johnson scored two touchdowns for Glassboro.

The 6-foot-4 Johnson, one of the state's top recruits in the class of 2015, scored on a 31-yard interception return and 75-yard punt return.

Sophomore Craig Ransome finished with 1,001 rushign yards this season for Penns Grove (8-4).

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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

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