POLL UPDATED WITH RESULTS RECEIVED THRU 1/17
1. Howell Rebels (18-0)
Howell took care of some more A-North business with a win over Neptune last night. They have a big test tonight as they host South Plainfield, who is currently ranked #12 in the NJWWA Top 20.
2. Southern Regional Rams (12-1)
The Rams wrapped up their 3rd consecutive A-South Title, and 10th Divisional Title overall, with wins over Brick Twp and TR North so far this week. They travel to South Plainfield on Saturday night.
3. St John Vianney Lacers (8-0)
Not since their Sectional and Group Championship wins in 1995 and 1996, have the Lancers recorded a win as big as their 31-29 triumph over Raritan last night. The win puts SJV in the driver's seat to their first Division Title in program history. They next host Rumson on Friday night, before heading to Sussex County on Saturday to face powerful Pope John (#5 in the NJWWA Top 20), Don Bosco, and Delaware Valley.
4. Raritan Rockets (13-2)
The Rockets suffered their first Divisional loss since 2010 on Wednesday night with their defeat to Vianney. They have a tough matchup on Friday night as they travel to Monroe, and will be in a quad on Saturday at Red Bank with Donovan Catholic and Monmouth Regional.
5. Pt Boro Panthers (12-0)
The Panthers notched another B-South win on Wednesday with a win over Lakewood. They host Donovan Catholic tonight, and then tomorrow is the Battle of Pt Pleasant vs. Pt Beach.
6. Long Branch Green Wave (12-2)
Coach Danny George recorded career win #400 on Wednesday night as the Green Wave beat Wall. Next up is the Moorestown Duals on Friday and Saturday.
7. Middletown North Lions (9-3)
North beat Manasquan in a divisional match on Wednesday night. They have their own crosstown rivalry matchup on Friday as they host Middletown South on Friday.
8. Jackson Memorial Jaguars (5-5)
The Jags travel to TR North tonight against a Mariners team that is looking tougher and tougher.
9. Brick Memorial Mustangs (12-2)
Memorial took care of TR South on Wednesday night, 38-18. They are at Ewing on Friday night, and in a quad at West Deptford with TR East and Cinnaminson on Saturday.
10. Ocean Township Spartans (10-4)
The Spartans defeated TR East on Wednesday night, 50-13. Up next is a tri-meet at Bridgewater-Raritan on Saturday with Parsippany.
11. TR North Mariners (9-2)
Giving the Mariners the #11 spot, for now, after a strong performance against Southern on Tuesday. Big matchup for North tonight as they host Jackson Memorial.
MONMOUTH COUNTY TOP 10
2. St John Vianney
4. Long Branch
5. Middletown North
6. Ocean Township
7. Colts Neck
9. Freehold Twp
OCEAN COUNTY TOP 10
2. Pt Boro
3. Jackson Memorial
4. Brick Memorial
5. TR North
7. Pt Beach
8. TR East
9. Donovan Catholic
10. Brick Twp.