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Ridge head coach Andy West talks to his team after an upset road win over Woodbridge in the opening round of the playoffs on November 5, 2021.

Central Jersey Sports Radio’s coverage of the Big Central Conference in the NJSIAA state playoffs continues with previews of a number of games this weekend.

Check back after this weekend’s games for postgame reaction on

Listen to Episode 12 of “This Week in the Big Central” driven by Autoland by clicking below:

Game Preview Links:

Playoff Notes and Observations: Opening round is in the books

Bernards hoping Leanza is back for sectional semis, but still confident

Haddonfield’s Hahn gets more touches than the typical Bulldawgs back

Phillipsburg sticks to the script in reaching sectional semis, looks to ride the tide right into the finals

BREAKOUT STORY: Phillipsburg’s only win against Clifton was a loss

MacNair to return for Somerville as Pioneers face unbeaten Cedar Creek in sectional semis

Trojans will face another test when they open the playoffs against a South Jersey parochial power

The Schedule (Big Central teams in bold):


(3) North Brunswick at (2) Cherokee, 6p (CJ5)
(6) Ridge at (2) Ramapo, 6:30p (N1-4)
(1) Hillsborough vs. (5) Williamstown, 7p (CJ5)
(7) Edison at (3) Toms River, 7p (SJ5)
(3) Phillipsburg at (2) Clifton, 7p (N2-5)
(5) Colonia at (1) Irvington, 7p (N2-4)
(3) Sayreville at (2) Middletown South, 7p (N2-4)
(1) Cranford vs. (4) Pascack Valley, 7p (N2-3)
(5) New Providence at (1) Pt. Pleasant Boro, 7p (SJ2)
(2) Bernards vs. (3) Haddonfield, 7p (CJ2) (CJSR)
(4) Hillside at (1) Raritan, 7p (CJ2)


(4) Somerville at (1) Cedar Creek, 12p (SJ3)
(6) St. Thomas Aquinas at (3) St. Joseph-Hammonton, 1p (NP-B)

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