PISCATAWAY- Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 29, New Jersey soccer lovers.
On Thursday morning, NJ.com learned that Rutgers' excessive aspect options Stadium may be internet hosting a triple-header that includes six in-state powers. The coaches of these groups proven with NJ.com that they have been invited via Rutgers to participate within the triple-header and have accepted that invite.
the first contest on the time table is a showdown between Piscataway and Manalapan at 11 a.m. The Chiefs will function celebrity running lower back Elijah Barnwell, who rushed for greater than 1,seven hundred yards his junior season.
Manalapan, who gained its first ever sectional title in 2014, will also welcome again plenty of skill. This comprises quarterback Luke Corcione, who helped the group reach the principal Jersey, neighborhood 5 semifinals in 2015.
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At 2 p.m., St. Peter's Prep will face Lincoln. The Marauders, who received the private, community four title in 2014, reached the sectional semifinals closing season. The Lions reached a sectional title game for the second consecutive year, but lost a heartbreaker to Raritan. The 2016 crew will characteristic a couple of playmakers, together with protective end Jalen Scott.
For the Marauders, the Jersey metropolis squad is already longing for their day at Rutgers. starting quarterback Johnathan Lewis, a 2017 prospect, dedicated to the Scarlet Knights on Saturday.
"I approached Rick Mantz (director of excessive faculty relations) method lower back and got here up with a concept for courses to get to Rutgers," St. Peter's Prep head coach wealthy Hansen stated. "We provided it to Delbarton, however they didn't are looking to do it. We opted out of that and Lincoln said they wanted to play us.
"We've played at Rutgers a number of times in the closing few years. We've played some decent, fun video games. It's a very good venue. For us, we now have the game in eire to start the season, then the video game at Rutgers in late October. confidently then we can emerge as at MetLife."
For the night leisure, the day of pigskin will end with a 5 p.m. showdown between Pope John and DePaul.
The Spartans, who captured the North Jersey, personal, neighborhood three title in 2015, could be led offensively with the aid of junior-to-be quarterback Shelton Applewhite. The 6-4, a hundred and eighty-pounder already holds presents from Rutgers and Temple.
For Pope John, the defense should be effective next season, led with the aid of 4-star protective lineman Dayln Wade-Perry. The 6-three, 300-pounder holds tenders from Rutgers, Notre Dame, Alabama, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Michigan, UCLA, Ohio State and many others. He became one of 5 N.J. football gamers to make the 2017 ESPN 300.
"we are very excited about playing DePaul at RU," Pope John head coach Brian Carlson stated. "Sam Howson, our captain from 2015 season, can be attending RU on a scholarship this upcoming fall. I actually have gotten to grasp educate Ash and his personnel over the last few months and that i'm very positive about the direction educate Ash is taking the RU software and will support him and the application anyway i can."
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