This post has been corrected to reflect Vineland’s record as 2-3, instead of 1-3, moving Monroe out of the “fictional” playoffs.
A thrilling come from behind win over South Brunswick has given North Brunswick the top overall seed in the South Group 5 supersection, in the mock, unofficial UPR calculations performed exclusively by Central Jersey Sports Radio.
The Raiders (6-0) jumped ahead of idle Cherokee (5-0) with the win over the Vikings, considered a strong opponent by the OSI and power points, with a 4-2 record, and their only other loss coming to one-loss Old Bridge.
The loss knocked South Brunswick out of playoff contention.
Four other area teams qualified for the playoffs in our mock calculations: Old Bridge, Hillsborough, Edison and Sayreville, all with records of .500 or better. The Knights were the only other Big Central team to earn one of the top four seeds in their respective sections.
Below are the overall standings and hypothetical brackets for the South Group 5 supersection:
Please take note that all calculations are unofficial, and no mechanism exists to check or confirm these numbers and standings. Strength Index and OSI are not being calculated publicly. Only records have been confirmed. OSI was locked after Week 5 to replicate the typical All standings are purely hypothetical. Please report any discrepancies to firstname.lastname@example.org