McElroy caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Justice Witowski to give the Knights (4-3) a 7-0 first-quarter lead over Pompton Lakes, No. 25 in The Record football Top 25. He also had 12 tackles and two interceptions as the Knights picked up their first shutout since 2010.
New Milford sealed the win in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard touchdown run by Jason Liska. Saturday’s loss marked the first time Pompton Lakes, winner of the past three North 1, Group 1 titles, was shut out since 2009.
GLEN ROCK 42, HARRISON 14 (at Glen Rock): The 23rd-ranked Panthers won their third straight and clinched the Liberty Division title.
Senior quarterback Brady Miller threw four touchdown passes, three in the first quarter. Senior receiver Sean McInerney caught two of those passes, and sophomore running back Ryan Dooner scored twice.
ST. MARY 41, BOGOTA 0 (at Bogota): Senior running back Keon Banks had another big game as the No. 13 Gaels won their seventh straight and clinched the NJIC’s Patriot Division title.
Banks carried 22 times for 203 yards and three touchdowns, and added an interception on defense. Senior tailback Kevin Woupes caught three passes for 50 yards and a touchdown and made five tackles on defense.
WALDWICK/MIDLAND PARK 50, MANCHESTER 6 (at North Haledon): Senior running back Tyree Lee was the catalyst as the No. 8-ranked Warriors stretched their winning streak to seven games in Colonial Division action.
Lee had 212 all-purpose yards. He caught two touchdown passes and scored on a 71-yard run.
Senior quarterback Ryan Moore threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another. Senior running back Ron Kruis also scored on a 30-yard run.
LODI 28, PALISADES PARK/LEONIA 8 (at Lodi): Senior running back Jessey Asare carried 24 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns to power the Rams to a Colonial Division win. Senior quarterback John Calabrese threw two touchdown passes for Lodi. Senior defensive tackle Bryan Roth paced the Rams’ defense with seven tackles and two sacks.