South Plainfield earned some postseason bragging rights after a successful outing on Friday. It was a tight game that could have gone either way, but South Plainfield were the last squad standing with a 17-16 victory over West Essex. The success made it back-to-back wins for South Plainfield.
South Plainfield's offense rushed out of the gates and came up with 17 first-half points. West Essex countered with 10 points, leaving the score at 17-10 going into the half. South Plainfield almost let the match get away from them in the second half, but they had just enough oomph to take it.
South Plainfield's win brought them up to 5-4. With their first defeat of the season, West Essex fell to 8-1.
South Plainfield will face off against Rahway in a playoff contest next week. Backed by eight consecutive blowout victories, Rahway are looking for someone to give them a challenge; hopefully South Plainfield will step up. As for West Essex, they do not have any more games currently scheduled.
Playoff bracket for these teams
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