WARREN, NJ - The score doesn't tell the story. Watchung Hills fell to Union, 34-17 but the Warriors looked good to a bursting home crowd at Friday's first home game of the season. 


Watchung Hills scored first.

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"Team played hard, a few big plays made the difference in the game," said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert. "The team never gave up and fought hard till the end."


Team 1 2 3 4 Final


0 14 7 13 34

Watchung Hills

3 0 0 14 17


A  Union score just before half time changed the momentum of the game.

Chuck Ifewekwune had six catches for 130 yards and a touchdown and Union quarterback Andrew Sanborn went 12-for-18 for 190 yards and two touchdowns for Union. 

Of the 2017-18 Warriors Seubert says, "Our biggest strength is playing together and putting the team first."

Watchung Hills will next play Elizabeth on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.