FINAL Pennsauken 55, Millville 34

Pennsauken defeated MIllville 55-34 in tonight's NJSIAA South Jersey Group 4 football final.

Manny Cortez scored on a 32-yard run to extend the lead to 55-34 with 5:15 left in the fourth quarter.

Cortez threw his fifth TD pass of the game and fourth to Amar Williams, a 29-yard scoring strike to increase the lead to 49-34 with 9:39 left in the fourth quarter.

Millville's Alquann Jones scored on a 20-yard run with 10:30 left in the third quarter to cut Pennsauken's lead to 41-34.

Pennsauken's Manny Cortez scored on a 1-yard run to extend the lead to 41-27 with 4:42 left in the third quarter.

Millville had gotten within 35-27 when Alquann Jones scored on a 2-yard run with 9:52 left in the third quarter.

Earlier in the quarter Amar Williams scored his third TD of the game, on a 47-yard screen pass from Manny Cortez.

Millville's Shaquille Lee scored on a 1-yard QB sneak and then threw a two-point conversion pass to Zubir Boyer to cut the margin to 28-20 with 42.2 seconds left in the second quarter.

Cortez set a single-season South Jersey record for touchdown passes in the second quarter.

Cortez set the record with his third TD pass of the game, to Amar Williams on a 23-yard strike with 9:45 left in the second quarter.

That extended Pennsauken’s lead to 21-12. It  was Cortez’s 41st  touchdown pass of the year, surpassing the mark of 40 set by Jason Amer of Holy Cross in 1999.

Cortez scored on a sensational 68-yard run with 4:23 left in the second quarter to extend the lead to 28-12.

 Millville 12 8 7 7 - 34

Pennsauken 14 14 13 14 - 55

M: Alquann Jones 3 run (kick failed)

P: Justin Anderson-Copes 16 pass from Manny Cortez (Anthony Sweet kick)

P: Amar Williams 44 pass from Cortez (Sweet kick)

M: Shaquille Lee 15 run (run failed)

P: Williams 23 pass from Cortez (Sweet kick)

P: Cortez 68 run (Sweet kick)

M: Lee 1 run (Zubir Boyer pass from Lee)

P: Williams 47 pass from Cortez (Sweet kick)

M: Jones 2 run (Alex Price kick)

P: Cortez 1 run (kick failed)

M: Jones 20 run (Price kick)

P: Williams 29 pass from Cortez (Cortez run)

P: Cortez 32 run (kick failed)

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