Central Jersey Sports Radio brings listeners two big matchups on the final weekend of the 2020 “regular season” on the “Big Central Game of the Week powered by Bellamy & Son Paving.”
First, Friday night at 7, Mike Pavlichko and Dom Savino will be at Lee Field in Basking Ridge as No. 5 Ridge (4-1) entertains on Hillsborough (3-2, ARV in the media poll).
The Red Devils are paced on the ground by junior Lucas Hudkins rushing for 104.4 yards per game with 5 TDs, while junior quarterback Michael Olivo has run for 493 yards and 6 scores, passing for 595 yards and 9 TD as a dual threat.
Meanwhile, Hillsborough junior signal-caller Jay Mazuera is throwing for 134 yards per game and has 9 TD passes on the year. Senior runningback Sean Levonaitis has two games with over 100 yards to his credit this season, and 7 TD scores.
The series has been closely contested over the years, with the Raiders leading 10-9 with one tie, which came in 1977.
The Ridge game can be heard on Central Jersey Sports Radio with pregame at 6:50. The game also is being streamed live on Ridge’s Hudl channel, which you can watch here, with audio commentary provided by Central Jersey Sports Radio.
Saturday afternoon at 1 at Brenner Family Field in Metuchen, No. 1 Woodbridge (4-0) puts its undefeated mark on the line against St. Joseph (2-2), which has lost two straight – to Union and Ridge – since returning from a COVID-19 stoppage.
The Barrons lead the short all-time series 4-3, but are 1-3 in Metuchen, with their only win coming last season at Brenner Family Field, a 28-12 victory that was the Falcons’ only loss of the regular season in an 8-2 campaign.
Senior Ali Lee, Jr., has rushed for 847 of Woodbridge’s 1,049 yards this season, scoring 9 touchdowns on the ground. He’s also got a receiving touchdown and a kick return for six, which came against Scotch Plains-Fanwood.
Pregame Saturday starts at 12:50 pm.
Mike Pavlichko and Dom Savino have the calls on both games this weekend.