Saturday, August 1, 2015

Williamstown rolls to Group 5 title

It took Williamstown a little time to get started, but after going scoreless in the first quarter, the Braves reverted to the form that has earned them the No. 1 spot in The Inquirer’s South Jersey rankings.

Williamstown rolls to Group 5 title

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Williamstown defeated Southern Regional, 43-20, Friday night in the South Jersey Group 5 championship game. (David M Warren/Staff Photographer)
Williamstown defeated Southern Regional, 43-20, Friday night in the South Jersey Group 5 championship game. (David M Warren/Staff Photographer)

It took Williamstown a little time to get started, but after going scoreless in the first quarter, the Braves reverted to the form that has earned them the No. 1 spot in The Inquirer’s South Jersey rankings.

With junior Marques Little making big plays on both sides of the ball in the second quarter, Williamstown defeated Southern Regional, 43-20, Friday night in the South Jersey Group 5 championship game before an overflow crowd at Rowan University.

Williamstown completed its season at 12-0 and won its first sectional title since the advent of NJSIAA football playoffs in 1974. Southern finished 9-3.

The Braves, who had won just one playoff game before this season, won its three playoff games by a combined 104-38.

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Little rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries. John Chamberlin added 103 yards and two scores on 16 carries.

Southern Regional 6  6  0 8 - 20

Williamstown        0 21 15 7 - 43

S: Mike Gesicki 21 pass from Dan Higgins (kick failed)

W: Marques Little 88 run (kick failed)

S: Abe Gonzalez 4 run (kick failed)

W: John Chamberlin 2 run (Julian Taylor pass from Doug Banks)

W: Little 7 run (Matt  Peacock kick)

W: Chamberlin 2 run (Little pass from Banks).

W: Pete Halloran fumble recovery in end zone (Peacock kick)

S: Gonzalez 2 run (Nick Hem pass from Higgins)

W: Kali Boyce 85 interception return (Peacock kick)

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