|South Jersey Football:
S.J. Lynx Are Champs...
Monday, September 26, 2005
South Jersey Lynx Press Release
ELIZABETH - South Jersey Lynx are the 2005 New Jersey Division Champions. In a thrilling football game, the Lynx (8-1, 9-1) held on for a 19-8 win over rival New Jersey Terminators (7-2, 8-2) on a chilly night in North Jersey. Coming into this game both teams knew that it would be a battle because of their previous contest which the Lynx won 13-6. It was another great defensive battle. Edwin Diaz opened the scoring when Marty Cross threw a strike and Diaz took the pass and rumbled 70 yards for the score. Ryan Peterson converted the extra point. After a short drive by the Terminators, they had to give the ball back to the Lynx. Fidel Napier took to handoffs up the middle with little room to run and on third down Cross threw anther strip over the shoulder of Diaz who had man coverage. Diaz run under the pass and raced 43 yards to paydirt. The Terminators didn't fold as they drove down the field capped by a 2 yard run. (Conversion successful).
After halftime, defense ruled the third and fourth quarters. A couple turnovers later, the Lynx put together a drive that sealed the game. Napier took the handoff and pushed his way in from the 3 yardline.
The defense was led by Gary Sunkett, Delvin Jones and Dwanye Ford all with 6 tackles apiece. The Lynxwill host the first round of the playoffs this Saturday at "The Pink Elephant" Johnson Park in the Centerville section of Camden Kickoff will be 7:00PM. Opponent will be announced on Monday.
NAFL PLAYOFFS KICK OFF THIS COMING WEEKEND-OCTOBER 1ST
4 Conferences, 8 Regions, and 52 teams with the same goal-Win their way to Orlando, Florida and bring home the National Championship of minor league football.
During the next seven weeks, the most prominate football league in the country will have their playoffs. And when the dust settles, the 2005 NAFL National Champion will be crowed at Wide World of Sports Facility in Orlando, Florida.
Check out the NAFL web site for more details on the playoffs and championship game at www.nafl.org
Courtesy of MLFN website...
GAME SCORING RESULTS FROM S.J. LYNX VS NJ TERMINATORS