Atlantic City football

Atlantic City's Nah'Sir Morgan #1 makes a touchdown catch over Holy Spirit's Mike Preston #3 during the first half of Thanksgiving game football at Atlantic City High School in Atlantic City Thursday 23, 2018 (The Press of Atlantic City / Edward Lea Staff Photographer)

Edward Lea / Staff Photographer

The West Jersey Football League announced a new alignment to the conference starting for the 2018 high school season.

The WJFL divided its 94 teams into 16 divisions for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Teams will play three or four crossover games depending on how many teams are in their division.

Mainland Regional, Egg Harbor Township, Absegami and Oakcrest will join Ocean City and Bridgeton in a new division yet to be named. Holy Spirit, St. Joseph, and St. Augustine are in different divisions, but they will meet each other in crossover games.

A date has not been set for the start of the football season.

Here are the new divisions that include Current-area teams, followed by the non-division games for those teams:

DIVISION: Buena Regional, Gloucester Catholic, Gloucester, Lower Cape May, Middle Township, Pleasantville.

DIVISION: Atlantic City, Millville, Vineland, Timber Creek, St. Joseph.

DIVISION: Camden, Camden Catholic, Cedar Creek, Delsea Regional, Willingboro, Woodrow Wilson.

DIVISION: Eastern Regional, Hammonton, Holy Spirit, Kingsway, Washington Township.

DIVISION: Absegami, Bridgeton, Egg Harbor Township, Mainland Regional, Oakcrest, Ocean City.

NON-DIVISION GAMES:

Pleasantville: Maple Shade; Cedar Creek; Ocean City

Atlantic City: Washington Township; Williamstown; Eastern; Holy Spirit

Cedar Creek: Absegami; Pleasantville; Oakcrest

Holy Spirit: Camden Catholic; St. Joe; St. Augustine; Atlantic City

Absegami: Cedar Creek; Hammonton; Moorestown

Egg Harbor Township: Kingsway Regional: Washington Township; Cherry Hill East

Mainland Regional: Cherry Hill West; Clearview; Middle Township

Oakcrest: Highland Regional; Middle Township; Cedar Creek

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