Perth Amboy vs. South Plainfield – Rivalry at a Glance

Perth Amboy vs. South Plainfield - Rivalry at a Glance

Tigers Have Won Five Straight

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For the second straight year, South Plainfield edged Perth Amboy in a Big Central Conference crossover match-up.  Sophomore Dominic Massaro rushed 14 times for 281 yards and 3 TDs to lead the Tigers to a 29-27 victory over the Panthers.  The two teams began their series back in 1994 with South Plainfield winning, 28-22.   The Tigers lead the series 12-6 and have won five straight, 7 of the last 8, and 11 of the last 16.  Here’s the Perth Amboy vs. South Plainfield rivalry at a glance.

YearWinnerWinning ScoreLoserLosing Score
1994South Plainfield28Perth Amboy22
1995Perth Amboy28South Plainfield7
2004South Plainfield28Perth Amboy14
2005South Plainfield21Perth Amboy14
2006South Plainfield18Perth Amboy14
2007South Plainfield34Perth Amboy0
2008Perth Amboy12South Plainfield6
2009Perth Amboy40South Plainfield6
2010Perth Amboy34South Plainfield6
2011Perth Amboy45South Plainfield20
2012South Plainfield34Perth Amboy8
2013South Plainfield32Perth Amboy8
2014Perth Amboy12South Plainfield10
2015South Plainfield8Perth Amboy6
2016South Plainfield33Perth Amboy14
2017South Plainfield21Perth Amboy7
2022South Plainfield20Perth Amboy14
2023South Plainfield29Perth Amboy27
  • South Plainfield has outscored Perth Amboy by a margin of 361-319, or by an average of about 20-18 per contest.  
  • South Plainfield has the longest winning streak in the series at 5 (and counting).
  • Perth Amboy won 4 straight between 2008 and 2011 and won 5 of 7 between 2008 and 2014.
  • Eight games have been decided by 7 points or less.
  • Largest margin of victory:  34 by both South Plainfield (34-0 in 2007) and Perth Amboy (40-6 in 2009).