Saturday's South Jersey football roundup

In South Jersey football action on Saturday:

Burlington City 34, New Egypt 12 - Devon Jones and Charles Jones are not related, but the Burlington City running backs had New Egypt defenders seeing double.
The Jones tandem combined to rush for 235 yards and four touchdowns in leading host Burlington City to victory in a Burlco/Olympic Freedom Division football opener.
Devon Jones picked up 128 yards and three TDs on 11 carries, while Charles Jones rolled up 107 yards on nine rushes — including a 34-yard scoring burst.
Shaquan Hall added 74 yards receiving, with a 40-yard catch that extended City’s lead to 20-6 just before intermission.

Burlco/Olympic

Paul Vi 28, Wilson 7 - Khalik Burroughs threw 25 yards to John O’Brien for one touchdown and his 52-yard pass to Brett Pierce set up another score, as Paul VI ruled the air in claiming a Patriot Division win at Wilson.
 

Colonial Conference

Woodbury 48, Sterling 0 — Brian Purnell completed half of his 10 passes for 97 yards and a touchdown, directing the Herd’s lopsided win over visiting Sterling.
Dyshawn Davis caught three passes from Purnell, including a 40-yard touchdown, and later scored on a 47-yard run.
Karon Gibson led the Woodbury ground attack with 71 yards on six carries, and Jared Roberts chipped in with 67 yards on four rushes.


Tri-County League

Glassboro 35, Salem 12 - Paul James ran for 191 yards and Glassboro’s first touchdown of the season.
James carried the ball 14 times, including a 56-yard TD run in the opening period.
Brandon Stephens passed for one touchdown and ran for another for the Bulldogs.
Dylan Rush’s 81-yard TD bomb to Shaquille Brooks in the fourth quarter highlighted Salem’s attack.

Nonleague

Pennsvulle 21, Deptford 17 - Junior quarterback Ken Emmons broke off an 88-yard run to open the scoring and added a pair of second-half touchdown passes, guiding Pennsville to a win at Deptford.
The game had historical significance for the Spartans, with Samantha Dimitri becoming the first female in South Jersey history to kick a field goal when she converted a 23-yarder in the second quarter.
Emmons rushed for 127 yards and threw for 100, including a 47-yard scoring strike to Dane Evans and a 30-yard TD pass to Colton Newsome.
Gerald Cassidy ran for a touchdown and threw a 17-yard scoring pass to Keith Smith for Deptford.

Glassboro 35, Salem 12 —Paul James ran for 191 yards and the visiting Bulldogs’ first touchdown of the season, and James carried the ball 14 times, including a 56-yard TD run in the opening period.
Brandon Stephens passed for one touchdown and ran for another for Glassboro.
Dylan Rush’s 81-yard TD bomb to Shaquille Brooks in the fourth quarter highlighted Salem’s attack.

Pemberton 18, Willingboro 6 — James Monroe rolled to 112 yards on the ground, and his one-yard plunge gave the visiting Hornets two touchdowns in the final 1 minute, 34 seconds of the first half.
The Chimeras hurt their chances at a comeback by turning the ball over seven times.

Bishop Eustace 20, Bordentown 0 — Will Clemens, a 6-foot-3 senior in his first season with the varsity, scored on a sneak and later found Cody DiAmore with a 50-yard touchdown pass before halftime, driving Eustace’s victory at Bordentown.
Sean Bell wrapped up the scoring with a 5-yard TD burst.

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