The Hawks, ranked No. 1 by the Inquirer, were uncharacteristically sluggish in the early going but ultimately held off the No. 2 Explorers in convincing fashion.
Here is a look back at Friday's Catholic League powers clash.
He spent 39 seasons at one school and has a career record that stands at 682-326. He also won four state titles and nine sectional titles, including last year's South Jersey Group 1 crown.
Senior kicker Mike Bilodeau made a 35-yard field goal in overtime in the dramatic ending to a WJFL Colonial clash of teams ranked in the Top 15 in South Jersey.
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The senior made a 35-yard field goal in overtime to lift his team to a 17-14 victory in a battle of undefeated teams.
South Jersey football highlights.
Haddon Township's Regan Dougherty has broken her own single-season field hockey scoring record in each of the last three years.
Recapping the top games from another football Friday in Southeastern Pa.
Central's girls' tennis team claimed its 53rd straight win.
Overbrook senior Moriba Perry, who broke Will Fuller's receiving-yardage record, is the choice.
First place in the Catholic League Red Division will be on the line Friday night at Widener,
St. Joseph's Prep has a 49-36-5 advantage on La Salle in the overall head-to-head series between the Catholic League rivals.
Fifth-ranked Coatesville (7-1) faces No. 4 Downingtown East (8-0) in a Ches-Mont League National Division clash on Friday night.