State of play: New Jersey, victorious



Celebrating their championship wins last weekend, the high school football teams of St. Joseph (Hammonton) and Holy Spirit (Absecon) basked in the glory. The St. Joseph Wildcats mark their third straight championship, while at left, the Holy Spirit Spartans cheer the team’s second straight title, and third in the last five years.

St. Joseph photo by Alan M. Dumoff; Holy Spirit photo by Jim Mooney