Staff Photo: Mike Gill

Hammonton High had a 3-0 lead in the battle of Hammonton.

St. Joe ran of 32 staright points and never looked back, wining the contest 32-3 on Saturday afternoon.

The game was virtually over by halftime when the Wildcats took a 26-3 lead into the locker room.  Hammonton pulled all of its starters at the start of the third quarter, conceding a St. Joe win.

The Wildcats held Hammonton to just -5 yards rushing in the first hald, showing all of South Jersey that they are able to compete with the areas biggest and best teams.  Many people have question the strength of the St. Joe schedule, but there should be no question about this team - they are loaded with talent.

Both Hammonton and St. Joe have bigger fish to fry next weekend, when they play for State titles. Hammonton is 9-2 and will play for the Group III title facing top-seeded Timber Creek on Saturday, 4pm, at Rowan (on 97.3 ESPN).  Meanwhile, St. Joe's improved to 9-0 and will take on St.Mary's in the non-public I final on Saturday, 1pm at The College of New Jersey (On 97.3 ESPN).

97.3 ESPN FM will also carry the non-public II final when Holy Spirit faces top-seeded Camden Catholic, Friday night at 7pm.

Who: (1) Camden Catholic vs (2) Holy Spirit
What: Non-Public II Final
When: Friday, 7pm
Where: The College of New Jersey
Broadcasters: Tom Williams and John Leon
Listen Live: www.973espn.com

Who: (1) St. Joe's vs (2) St. Mary's
What: Non-Public I Final
Where: The College of New Jersey
Broadcasters: Tom Williams
Listen Live: www.973espn.com

Who: (1) Timber Creek vs (2) Hammonton
What: SJ Group III Final
Where: Rowan University
Broadcasters: Mike Gill and Tony Blum
Listen Live: www.973espn.com