Football: Cranford to Face Parsippany Hills in Section 2, Group 3 Playoffs

The Cougars with Coach Eric Rosenmeier following their first win of the season against Rahway. Credits: Andrew Hooey

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford is seeded No. 7 for the Section 2, Group 3 playoffs, as determined by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).

The team will take on Parsippany Hills, seeded 2nd, on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in an away game.

“The playoffs are single elimination, so it’s win or go home,” Coach Eric Rosenmeier said. “We’re playing against a very, very good football program and we have a history with them, so we’re just going to do what we can to give our kids the best chance to win.”

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The NJSIAA Section 2, Group 3 seeding is as follows:

No. 1 West Essex

No. 2 Parsippany Hills

No. 3 Voorhees

No. 4 Summit

No. 5 Rahway

No. 6 Nutley

No. 7 Cranford

No. 8 Ridgefield Park

Should Cranford defeat Parsippany Hills on Friday, the Cougars will take on the winner of Friday’s matchup between Voorhees and Nutley. The semifinal round will take place on Nov. 17, with the final round slated for Nov. 30.

Cranford won against Delaware Valley last Friday, ending the season with an overall score of 6-3. To read about last week’s win, click here.

To read the rest of TAPinto Cranford’s sports coverage, click here.

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