In its opening game, top-ranked Phillipsburg easily dispatched of No. 2 Sayreville.
Game Two was a bit more challenging, but with a 21-14 win over third-ranked Ridge, the Stateliners are 2-0, passing two early season tests, and hanging on again to the top spot in the Central Jersey Sports Radio Top Ten.
Ridge remains in the rankings, but at 1-1 now, drops to fourth. Two other one-loss teams are in the Top Ten. Sayreville (2-1) – with the loss to Phillipsburg – is eighth this week, while Colonia – also 2-1, with their loss coming to Sayreville – is right behind them in ninth.
Somerville and Hunterdon Central again tied for tenth, both at 3-0, leaving eleven teams in the rankings.
Following are the full Central Jersey Sports Radio Week 3 rankings: