CAMDEN, NJ - The Somerville Pioneers were overpowered by Woodrow Wilson of Camden in the NJSIAA Group 3 South championship game Saturday, 54-30.
The teams were tied at 14 at the end of the first quarter and it wasn't until there was one minute left in the first half that the Tigers scored on a fumble recovery and scored, adding a two-point conversion for a halftime score of 22-14.
Somerville came back strong in the third and fourth quarters, cutting the score to 42-30 before the Tigers added two more TDs.
Somerville's Kyree Hinton scored three TDs, including a 53-yard run and a 40-yard TD pass from quarterback Justin Brenner.
The Pioneers end their season with a record of 10-2.
The 'Ville had won in the first two rounds of the Group 3 South bracket easily, winning 37-7 against Absegami in the first round, followed by a 53-23 win over Seneca in the second round game.
The Tigers earned their way to the final with an easy 42-0 victory over Holmdel. Quarterback Devin Kargman passed for 449 yards and four TDs in that game. He threw for a total of 252 yards and 4 additional TDs in Saturday's title game.