MADISON, NJ - The Madison varsity football team avenged a 2013 holiday loss to Millburn with a 49-12 victory over the Millers on Thursday.
Madison finished its season with a record of 9-2. Millburn closed its season with a 2-8 mark.
Quarterback AJ Schmitz passed for one touchdown and ran for another in the victory. Joe Mobley, Zach Shupe and Schmitz each scored a rushing TD in the opening half. The Dodgers scored two third-quarter TDs on a punt return by Austin Sterkel and a 20-yard pass from Schmitz to Mike Dalena.
Halfback Dom Luppino capped the Madison scoring with a TD run from 12 yards away in the final quarter.
This was the 82nd meeting between the rivals from Morris and Essex counties, with Madison now holding a 50-27-5 edge. Millburn upset Madison, 35-26, last Thanksgiving.