Ridge vs. Westfield – Rivalry at a Glance

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For the third straight year, Ridge defeated Westfield in a Big Central Conference crossover match-up.   

Ridge jumped out to a 14-2 halftime lead before Westfield rallied behind two TD passes from Maxwell Cho to go in front, 15-14 early in the fourth quarter.  

Ridge rallied back with 20 unanswered points on 3 TDs from Will Deady for the 34-15 victory.  Deady finished with 22 carries for 183 yards and 4 TDs.  

The series between the Red Devils and Blue Devils actually began in 2008 with a playoff game won by Ridge (49-13).  

The Red Devils won the first two meetings before Westfield won five straight including a playoff game from 2014 to 2017.  The brief series is tied at 5-5.  Here’s the Ridge vs. Westfield rivalry at a glance.

YearWinnerWinning ScoreLoserLosing Score
  • Ridge has outscored Westfield by a margin of 241-198, or by an average of about 24-20 per contest.  
  • Neither teams have recorded a shutout in the series.  Ridge has won its five games by a margin of 176-65, or by an average of 35-13 per contest.  Westfield has won its five games by a margin of 133-65, or by an average of about 27-13 per game.
  • Longest winning streak:  5 games by Westfield from 2014 to 2017 including a playoff win in 2017.  Ridge’s current streak of 3 games is its longest.
  • Three games have been decided by 7 points or less.
  • Largest margin of victory:  36 by Ridge (49-13 in 2008).  Westfield defeated Ridge 37-13 in 2015.