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Pt Boro 21, Donovan Catholic 7
Pt Boro took it to Donovan Catholic from the start. The Panthers were able to put up 21 points through two Noah Husak Rushing TDs. In addition, Nathan Husak also provided part of the Panthers offense with a Rushing TD as well. They currently sit at 2-0 in B south play. See game story for details
Howell 25, Freehold Boro 22
This was a crazy game that featured tons of action. The Howell Rebels clinched the game after a 28 yard Field Goal by Pat Handy. Handy hit from 28 yards out with :14 seconds left. The Field Goal was set up by a David Galazara interception.
Quarterback Mark Iacobino led the comeback by tying the game at 22. Iacobino was able to hit Nic Rossi with a 34 yard touchdown and convert a critical 2 point conversion to Dan Cacciatore. This would change the momentum of the game in favor of the Rebels. Ashante Worthy had given Freehold Boro a 22-14 lead with an 8 yard touchdown.
Nic Rossi had a tremendous performance for the Rebels. Rossi opened the game with a 92 yard kickoff return. Rossi finished with 2 touchdown receptions of 25 and 34 yards.
St John Vianney 49, Holmdel 0
Saint John Vianney was able to show why they are such a dynamic team in the shore conference. Anthony Brown was able to pass and run. helping his team rack up 49 points. He clearly showed why he is one of the best Quarterbacks in the Shore with tremendous athletic ability.
Jackson Liberty 7, Manchester 6
The Lions were able to sneak past Manchester to pick up a win in Class B south. It was a Ryan Van Wickle Touchdown that was able to secure the game for the Lions. Furthermore, two costly Manchester turnovers were what decided this game.
Central 35, Barnegat 7
This was simply the Mike Bickford show. Bickford ran for 165 yards on 22 carries, and scored 4 touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a huge win. The victory allows Central to climb right back into the division race. It was a great effort coming off a heartbreaking loss to Lakewood.
Anthony Holloway caught a 41 yard touchdown from Quarterback Mike Miserendino. The Eagles also had a dominating defensive performance. Dennis Corbin led the way with three sacks in the effort. Holloway also contributed with an interception.
Nick Cammarato scored the only touchdown of the game for Barnegat. Cammarato hauled in a 13 yard pass from Quarterback Joe Monaco. Monaco will continue to rally a young Bengals team as they work through the Class B South schedule.
Ocean 48, Wall 21
Tyler Thompson continued to show that he is ready for a spectacular season. The Senior Running Back put on a clinic in front of plenty of fans, rushing for 210 yards and 4 touchdowns. Thompson scored on touchdown runs of 31, 25, 1, and 15 yards.
Quarterback Kenny Pickett had a solid performance for Ocean. Pickett finished with 167 yards and 3 touchdown passes. Pickett continues to lead this Ocean offense to new heights.
Wall got great production for their running game in the loss. Sean Pickett had 110 yards and a score. Shane Richey scored two touchdowns, and finished with 60 yards. Wall was playing without star Quarterback Matt Cluley.
Thompson was able to rush for 210 yards and 4 TDS as well as Picketts 3 passing TDs to send Ocean Past wall.
Long Branch 14, Carteret 7
After losing to RBC last week, the Green Wave came back and defeated Carteret in a Non-Divisional matchup.
Quarterback Keith Cooper found Wide Receiver Brandon Williams on an 83 yard touchdown strike to seal the deal. Brandon Lane contributed with a second quarter touchdown to pace the Green Wave offense.
Long Branch will look to get back in the Class B North race. The Green Wave have a young team with a lot of potential.
TR South 21, TR East 0
The Indians defeated the Raiders on Friday evening.Sophomore Quarterback TJ Scuderi gave the Indians a 21-0 edge with 3 minutes remaining. Scuderi rushed for three touchdown runs of 7 , 3 yards, and 20 yards. That was all the Indians would need in the Class A South victory.
Brick 35, Southern 0
The Brick offense that was able to cruise to a victory over rival Brick Memorial, showed up again today. After opening the game with a 50 yard punt return, it was Jay Obenauer who was able to score on an ensuing 50 yard touchdown run.
Junior Wide Receiver Ja’Sir Taylor put on another show for the Dragons. Taylor continues to prove why he is one of the most exciting players in the Shore. Quarterback Tom Zbranak hit Taylor with a 59 yard touchdown pass. Taylor also got into the open field and ran for a 42 yard score.
The Brick defense was just too much for Southern on this night. The Dragons have only given up 6 points in two games. Dan Finelli and Cory Wilson both had a solid night for Brick.
Brick Memorial 52, TR North 20
Brick Memorial bounced back after a very difficult Week 1 loss. Quarterback Tim Santiago rushed for a school record 335 yards. Santiago also ran for 4 touchdowns, and tossed another one in the victory. Matt Cuppari booted a 47 yard Field Goal. Cuppari tied the longest kick of his career. That kick came in the previous meeting with Toms River North. Eli Lavarin also rushed for 102 yards and a score.
Mike Husni had 144 yards passing, and 123 rushing in a losing effort for TRN. Asante Moorer scored the opening touchdown on a fumble recovery. Daryn Blackwell led the Mariners in rushing with 92 yards. The Mariners will look to regroup as they work through a difficult Class A South schedule.
Jackson Memorial 41, Lacey 10
There was not much that could have gone wrong for Jackson Memorial as they were able to get the victory over Lacey. Jackson Memorial joins RBC, Brick, Middletown South, and RFH as a top 10 team that has not yet suffered a loss this season.
The Jackson Memorial offense continued to pile up the yards. It was the rushing attack of Mike Gawlik and Vinny Lee that led the way. Gawlik finished with 132 yards on 6 carries. He also hit the end zone three times. Vinny Lee ran for a 49 yard touchdown. Senior Wide Receiver Kyle Johnson scored on a 70 yard pass from Quarterback Dan Barker.
Middletown South 42, Neptune 0
Middletown South once again made a bid for a No 1 spot, earning a convincing 42-0 victory over the Neptune Fliers. The Eagles are really turning some heads throughout the state, scoring 83 points in the first two games.
Senior Runnning Back Cole Rogers scored three first half touchdowns to give the Eagles an early advantage. Rogers finished with 135 yards on the ground, hitting the end zone on scores of 3, 8, and 20 yards. James McCarthy also scored as the Battering Ram of the Eagles. McCarthy pounded his way across the goal line from 2 yards out.
Quarterback Matt Mosquera had a great day passing the ball. Mosquera finished with 2 touchdown passes, including a 28 yard play to Jeff Lewandowski. Mosquera is clearly one of the best Quarterbacks in the state. Look for Middletown South to keep gaining more momentum throughout the season.
Manalapan 21, Freehold Twp 20
This game was as exciting as it could be. Both teams going back and forth for the entire game. Freehold Twp showing a lot of improvement against a very strong Manalapan program. The Patriots pushed the Braves to the limit, and had a lead very late in the game.
Junior Wide Receiver L’Jeron Holder made the biggest play of the game. Quarerback Cody Wiener threw up a ball that was deflected, but it was Holder who was able to use his athleticism to make a play. Holder scored the touchdown with :17 seconds left to put Manalapan up for good.
Senior Running Back Marcus Salinas had a breakout game for the Braves. Salinas racked up 233 yards on 33 carries, hitting the end zone twice. Manalapan ran for 268 yards as a team.
Middlesex 27, Pt Beach 13
Highland Park 41, Keansburg 20
Rumson Fair Haven 17, Matawan 0
It was the suffocating defense of the Bulldogs that kept Matawan in check for the entire night. Rumson Fair Haven held Matawan to only 39 total yards. Matawan was only able to gain 2 first downs. Linebackers Mike Ruane and Max Pfrang set the tone for a standout group. Rumson picked up six sacks, and forced two turnovers. Mike Murdock came down with a key second half interception. Mike Caruso had a fumble recovery.
Quarterback Michael O’Connor picked up right where he left off from 2014. O’Connor rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown. O’Connor set up two scoring drives with runs of 28 and 44 yards. The Quarterback also hit Sophomore Elijah McCallister with a 16 yard touchdown through the air. Matt Vecchiarelli rushed for 75 yards in the win.
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Red Bank Regional 30, Colts Neck 0
The Bucs were able to extend their season opening winning streak to two games against Colts Neck. Red Bank Regional controlled the game scoring 14 points during the final 10 minutes of the 4th Quarter. Quarterback Jack Navitsky threw 3 touchdowns. Two of the scores were to Wide Receiver Sadiq Palmer. Aliem Godsey had 2 rushing touchdowns. That was all Red Bank Regional needed to cruise to a win.
Red Bank Catholic 32, St Joe’s Metuchen 18
Quarterback Eddie Hahn returned to the lineup. Anyone who was concerned about Hahn’s injury can certainly be silenced. Hahn came on the field with high energy, and really had a phenomenal performance. The Senior Quarterback electrified the offense with 3 passing touchdowns.
The Caseys skill position players really put on a show. Dan Lukawski hauled in a 40 yard passing play for a score. Mike Balzofiore chipped in with a 50 yard touchdown reception. Finally, Running Back Mike Wilen would catch a 50 yard pass from Hahn. Dylan Murphy also contributed to the Caseys attack with a 24 yard touchdown run.
It was the secondary that would pace the Caseys defense. Both Max Hazard and Matt Ansell would come down with interceptions. The Caseys advanced to 2-0 on the season. They are now one step closer in the Class B North race.