S.J. GROUP 4
Matchup: No. 4 Timber Creek (8-3) vs. No. 2 Shawnee (9-2)
When: Sunday, 6 p.m.
Where: Rowan University
Coaches: Rob Hinson, Timber Creek; Tim Gushue, Shawnee
Sectional titles: Timber Creek, 2 (Group 3 – 2011; Group 4 – 2012); Shawnee, 6 (Group 3 – 2007, 2008; Group 4 – 2002, 2004, 2013, 2014)
Road to final: Timber Creek: Mainland 10-3, Hammonton 30-24; Shawnee: Winslow Twp. 29-0, Bridgeton 28-14
Timber Creek Players to Watch: Devin Leary (QB, So.), Cameron Chambers (WR, Sr.), Julian Mahan (LB, Sr.), Tyreek Williams (LB, Sr.), Noah Ellison (WR, Sr.), Yusef Hollingsworth (DB, Sr.)
Shawnee Players to Watch: Michael Welsh (QB, Sr.), Mike Githens (RB, Sr.), David Gajderowicz (Sr., DL), Anthony Mague (WR/DB, Sr.), Kevin Gault (OL, Sr.), Jax Luzinski (LB, Jr.)
The pick: Both teams have wildly successful quarterbacks who have been the catalysts of their teams. This one could be a shootout decided late in the fourth quarter. Look for the team that can make that one final big play to walk away with the hardware. Shawnee 30-27.