St. Joseph High School, Hammonton’s football team captured its fifth straight football title, and 16th overall, in a 33-13 win over St. Mary’s, Rutherford, on Dec. 7 in the state Non-Public I final. St. Joseph running back and defensive back Rocco Ordille ran for 2 touchdowns and 78 yards overall, and quarterback and defensive back Salaam Horne was 5-10 in passing, with 65 yards for the victorious Wildcats. Above left, St. Joseph’s Director of Catholic Identity, Father Christopher Markellos, prays with the team. At right, players scramble for a loose ball.
Photos by Paul Sacco Sr.