SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders (22-3), ranked no. 4 in the state, take on top ranked Washington Township (25-1), the no. 3 team in the entire country, at Kean University today at 12:30 p.m. in the NJSIAA Group IV boys soccer state final.  

Raiders goalkeeper Sean Murray has 17 shutouts on the season. The scoring is led by Jassiem Wahtuse (10 goals, 1 assist), Justin Rodriquez (9 goals, 12 assists), Zach Lipshitz (8 goals, 4 assists), and Joey Bianco (8 goals).  Scotch Plains-Fanwood is seeking its eighth state championship in boys soccer.

Washington Township's Derek MacKinnon (19 goals, 12 assists) and Burak Ozdemir (19 goals, 10 assists), along with Lou Vilotti (16 goals, 28 assists), lead a potent offensive attack. 
 
 

Meanwhile, in a different kind of football, the undefeated 8th grade Scotch Plains Fanwood Football Team will take on Summit in the NJ Youth Football Super Bowl today at 2:00 p.m. in Perth Amboy (at 300 Eagle Road).