No. 1 St. Anthony's hosts Staten Island rival and fourth-seeded St. Joseph by-the-Sea in a CHSFL Class AAA Semifinal Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
The Friars (7-2) advanced with their best game of the season, a 42-0 dismantling of Farrell in the CHSFL quarterfinals. St. Anthony’s ran for 296 yards on the night, led by senior Anthony Anderson, who finished with 103 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in a little more than three quarters.
In the other quarterfinal, St. Joe's edged Stepinac, last season's league finalist, 22-20 in overtime. St. Joe's is 8-1.
The Friars, winners of 10 of the last 11 CHSFL titles, are two wins away from another championship.