MAHWAH, N.J. — Mahwah's 28-7 victory against Pequannock on Friday pits them against Glen Rock High School in the NJSIAA Section 1, Group 2 football finals on Dec. 4 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.
The second-seeded Thunderbirds will face Glen Rock at 5 p.m., thanks to quarterback James Ciliento, who ran for all four Mahwah touchdowns.
Head Coach Jeff Remo's Thunderbirds this season have accumulated 403 points, which makes the team the first since 1978 to score more than 368 points.
Glen Rock's Panthers gave its fans a thrill by beating Hawthorne in overtime, 35-34, on Saturday to advance ( SEE: Glen Rock, Hawthorne Give Fans Semi-Final Thrill ).
The MetLife schedule:
Thursday, Dec. 3
North 2, Group 2: Madison vs. Rutherford, 5 p.m.
North 2, Group 5: Westfield vs. Bridgewater-Raritan, 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4
North 1, Group 2: Mahwah vs. Glen Rock, 5 p.m.
Non-Public, Group 4: St. Joseph (Mont.) vs. Don Bosco Prep, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
North 1, Group 3: Ramapo vs. River Dell, 10 a.m.
North 1, Group 4: Wayne Hills vs. Old Tappan, 1 p.m.
North 1, Group 5: Passaic Tech vs. Ridgewood, 4 p.m.
North 2, Group 4: Phillipsburg vs. Middletown South, 7 p.m.
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