MEDFORD >> Matt Welsey threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 1 seed Shawnee (7-2, 3-1) beat visiting No. 8 Neptune (5-4), 31-21, in a South Jersey Group 4 quarterfinal playoff game Nov. 8.

The Renegades will host No. 5 Millville (5-4) in the semifinal round Nov. 15.

NJSIAA SOUTH GROUP 4 QUARTERFINALS

Neptune 7 7 0 7 - 21

Shawnee 7 13 8 3 - 31

S: Dalton Short 27 run (Oliver Stern kick)

N: Junior Haughton 2 run (Jack Smith kick)

S: Short 10 pass from Matt Welsey (Oliver Stern kick)

N: Haughton 13 run (Jack Smith kick)

S: Welsey 6 run (kick blocked)

S: Matt Papa 39 pass from Welsey (Welsey run)

S: Stern 27 FG

N: Jalin Butler 30 pass from Nino Bua (Smith kick)

Shawnee Statistics

RUSHING: Jake Barnett 20-105; Matt Welsey 10-39, TD; Dalton Short 4-35, TD; Dean Bialous 2-(-2).

PASSING: Welsey 8-of-11, 129, 2 TD.

RECEIVING: Nate Summerville 4-48; Matt Papa 2-45, TD; Barnett 1-27; Dalton Short 1-10, TD.

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