"It was a back-and-forth, defensive game," Inge said. "A couple of times we stopped them on fourth and short and they stopped us on fourth and short."
Cedar Creek 21, Oakcrest 7 - Caleb Graves delivered a tie-breaking, 15-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter, and that proved to be the difference in Cedar Creek's win against visiting Oakcrest.
After Graves' score made it 14-7, QB Damon Mitchell expanded the Pirates' lead to 14.
Mitchell put Cedar Creek (3-0) on the board first in the opening quarter before Oakcrest's Quaashie Jetter tied the game for Oakcrest (0-3) before halftime with an 8-yard run.
Burlington Township 29, Lawrence 16 -
Khalil Trotman led Burlington Township to a road win with three long touchdown passes and another score on the ground.
After falling behind by two scores in the first quarter, Trotman threw a 76-yard bomb to Mike Thomas, then put the Falcons (3-0) ahead with an 81-yard screen pass to Nick Conway.
Trotman connected with Conway again in the third quarter, this time a 67-yard touchdown strike, and opened up a 29-14 lead with a rushing score in the quarter.
Paulsboro 42, Haddon Township 13 - Zach Funk had a pair of touchdown tosses and was almost perfect for host Paulsboro (2-1, 1-0) in the win over Haddon Township (1-2, 0-1).
Funk completed 9 of 10 passes, throwing for 81 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for a score.
De'Shaun Burgess, who punched in a 1-yard score in the first quarter, caught Funk's first touchdown to give Paulsboro a 14-point edge.
Funk ran for a 1-yard score late in the half and completed a 6-yard touchdown strike to Yusuf Stafford to open a 29-point lead in the third quarter. The teams traded touchdowns in the final period.
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