PARSIPPANY – The Parsippany High School football team continues to find ways to get it done. 

The second-seeded Red Hawks edged third-seeded Mountain Lakes, 13-6, in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 2 playoffs on Nov. 15 in Parsippany. 

Alex Picinich intercepted a pass in the end zone as Parsippany held off Mountain Lakes late in the sectional semifinals. 

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It was the second victory for the team over Mountain Lakes this season – with the first win coming by an almost identical score, 13-7, back on Oct. 11. 

The Red Hawks will travel to top-seeded Lyndhurst in the North 1, Group 2 final Friday night. Parsippany will try to claim its first sectional championship. 

Parsippany has now won 10 games in a row since dropping the season opener. 

It will be the second trip to the final after the program made it back in 1977, losing to state powerhouse Phillipsburg. 

This 10-win season is a school record for Parsippany. 

The Redhawks took a 13-0 lead on Mountain Lakes on a pair of touchdown passes from James Riedinger to Anthony Colasuonno and Picinich. 

Riedinger finished 9-for-13 for 149 yards and two TDs. 

The defense had three interceptions and Parsippany, like much of the season, relied on its defense all night. 

Mountain Lakes made it a 13-6 game in the third quarter on a 1-yard run from Peter Holmberg.