Union County football schedule for Sept. 23, 24; picks and Union County Top 10 here

There are several entertaining and exciting Union County football matchups this weekend.
On Friday, Sept. 23 Herm Shaw Field we have 2-0 Belvidere at 2-0 Roselle Park. Both teams have begun with two shutouts, Belvidere both at home and Roselle Park both on the road.
On Satuday, Sept. 24 at Arminio Field we have 2-0 Johnson at 2-0 Roselle. Johnson is coming off a 43-14 home win over a Bernards team that was averaging 54 points after two games. Roselle is averaging 53 points.
Union and Westfield both seek to go 3-0 two weeks before their showdown in Westfield Oct. 8. Union hosts Elizabeth Sept. 23, while Westfield hosts Franklin Sept. 24.

UNION COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
 
THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE:

Friday, Sept. 23 (9 games)

Elizabeth at Union, 7 p.m.

Ridge at Linden, 7 p.m.

Scotch Plains at Immaculata, 7 p.m.

Gov. Livingston at North Plainfield, 7 p.m.

Hillside at Bernards, 7 p.m.

New Providence at Delaware Valley, 7 p.m.

Belvidere at Roselle Park, 7 p.m.

South Hunterdon at Brearley, 7 p.m.

Manville at Dayton, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 24 (5 games)

Franklin at Westfield, 1 p.m.

Hillsborough at Plainfield, 1 p.m.

Warren Hills at Summit, 1 p.m.

Cranford at Rahway, 1 p.m.

Johnson at Roselle, 1 p.m.

Off: None.

LAST WEEK’S RESULTS:

Friday, Sept. 16 (5 games)

Elizabeth 27, Watchung Hills 8

Cranford 35, Voorhees 0

Johnson 43, Bernards 14

Roselle Park 32, Dayton 0

Belvidere 27, Brearley 0

Saturday, Sept. 17 (7 games)

Union 35, Plainfield 0

Westfield 35, Ridge 21

Linden 38, Scotch Plains 7

Summit 30, Immaculata 6

Rahway 34, Gov. Livingston 10

Hillside 37, New Providence 16

Roselle 45, Delaware Valley 6

Off: None.

THIS WEEK’S PICKS (14):

Union over Elizabeth

Linden over Ridge

Immaculata over Scotch Plains

North Plainfield over GL

Hillside over Bernards

Delaware Valley over New Prov.

Belvidere over Roselle Park

Brearley over South Hunterdon

Dayton over Manville

Westfield over Franklin

Hillsborough over Plainfield

Summit over Warren Hills

Cranford over Rahway

Johnson over Roselle

Best bet: Westfield

Upset special: Linden

Last week: 10-2

This year: 18-8 (.692)

Best bets: 1-1

Upset specials: 2-0
 
JR’S
UNION COUNTY TOP 10:

1-Westfield (1-0)

2-Union (1-0)

3-Summit (1-0)

4-Cranford (1-1)

5-Elizabeth (1-1)

6-Johnson (2-0)

7-Rahway (2-0)

8-Linden (1-1)

9-Roselle (2-0)

10-Roselle Park (2-0)

Others:

Hillside (1-1)

Gov. Livingston (1-1)

Brearley (1-1)

New Providence (0-2)

Dayton (0-2)

Plainfield (0-2)

Scotch Plains (0-2)
 

PHOTO BY JR PARACHINI - There are 14 games involving all 17 Union County football teams for the weekend of Sept. 23 and 24. There are 9 for Sept. 23 and 5 more for Sept. 24.
PHOTO BY JR PARACHINI – There are 14 games involving all 17 Union County football teams for the weekend of Sept. 23 and 24. There are 9 for Sept. 23 and 5 more for Sept. 24.

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