The Non-Public B title is being decided Friday afternoon at MetLife Stadium.
Red Bank Catholic (10-1), ranked No. 4 in the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey Top 25 rankings, looks to defend its title against No. 13 DePaul (6-5), which has won five of its last six games.
The Caseys beat the Spartans, 13-8, in last year’s Non-Public B title game. DePaul won the Non-Public Group 3 title (the predecessor to Non-Public B) in 2019. There were no state championship games in 2020.
Red Bank Catholic leads 3-0 in the second quarter. Check back all game long for updates and highlight videos.
DePaul went three-and-out on its first possession of the quarter. A punt gave Red Bank Catholic strong starting field position at its own 41-yard line.
On the first play of the quarter, Red Bank Catholic’s Justin LaMorte kicked a 21-yard field goal to put the Caseys ahead. Red Bank Catholic 3, DePaul 0
Red Bank Catholic’s first drive ended with a punt that hit a DePaul player and was recovered by the Caseys at the DePaul 30-yard line. The quarter ended with Red Bank Catholic facing a fourth-and-goal from the four-yard line.
DePaul received the opening kickoff, and the Spartans first drive ended with a punt to the Red Bank Catholic 17-yard line.