Three big time matchups highlight Week 6 in the Shore Conference. RBC/RBR, Midd South/Manalapan, and Jackson Memorial/Brick Memorial are certainly games you don’t want to miss! If you can’t make it out tonight, stay right here! NJSR will have you covered for all of the action throughout the weekend.
Asbury Park 28 Keyport 21
The Blue Bishops advanced to 4-1 on the season by defeating the Red Raiders of Keyport. Senior Jadeon Stephens scored the winning touchdown with seconds left. Asbury Park holds on to first place in Class B Central.
Middletown North 21 At Howell 7
Junior Quarterback Donald Glenn had another great game, throwing for 143 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Lions to a 21-7 victory over the Rebels in Class A North. Sophomore Connor Welsh continued to play well in place of Chad Freshnock. Welsh hit the end zone on two different occasions.
The Lions improved to 4-2 on the season. They are fighting for a top 5 spot in North Jersey II Group IV.
Lakewood 46 At Donovan Catholic 20
The Lakewood Piners snapped the Griffins two game winning streak in Class B South Action. Senior Quarterback Amir Tyler was the main offensive weapon for Lakewood. Tyler had his best game of the season, rushing for 275 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also returned a punt for another score.
With this win, the Piners are now 5-0 on the season. They were able to keep pace with Pt Pleasant Boro in the Class B South race. Pt Boro and Lakewood will meet on Nov 7.
Freehold Twp 42 Marlboro 20
The Patriots won for the second straight week, edging the Marlboro Mustangs 42-20. Freehold Twp had looked like a much improved squad under new Head Coach Corey Davies.
Senior Quarterback Jack O’Brien had a phenomenal game, accounting for six total scores. O’Brien threw four touchdowns through the air, and ran for another two. O’Brien’s performance set a Freehold Twp program record. Adrian Rybaltowski hit the end zone on receptions of 16, and 51 yards. Nick Galanti and Tyler Von Nessen also contributed with scoring plays.
Rumson Fair-Haven 49 Manasquan 6
The Rumson Fair Haven defense simply overwhelmed the Warriors from the start. The Bulldogs were able to force turnovers on Manasquan’s first three possessions. Junior Linebacker Mike Ruane set the tone on the third play of the game. Ruane picked off a pass and ran the distance for a score. Mike Murdock also scored a touchdown on an interception return.
Quarterback Michael O’Connor led the RFH offense. O’Connor threw two touchdown passes to Elijah McCallister and Matt Vecchiarelli. Running Back Bryan Hess also had a fantastic game for the Bulldogs. Hess scored two touchdowns on runs of 11, and 75 yards. The Bulldogs improved to 4-1 on the season. They are one game behind SJV in Class A Central.
Middletown South 42 Manalapan 7
Cole Rogers took control of the ground game from the start. Rogers rushed for three touchdowns of 50, 33, and 3 yards to lead the rushing attack for the Eagles. Quarterback Matt Mosquera turned in another great performance, throwing for a touchdown and rushing for another. Mosquera hit Tom Coffey with a 27 yard touchdown pass. The Senior Quarterback also hit the end zone from 16 yards out. James McCarthy also contributed with a 32 yard touchdown run.
The Eagles have are now officially in the driver’s seat for Class A North. They were able to avenge five consecutive losses to Manalapan, cruising to the 42-7 victory, and never looking back. Middletown South is 6-0 on the season. They are continuing to score 40 points every week.
St John Vianney 56, Raritan 26
Senior Quarterback Anthony Brown continued his aerial assault on the Shore Conference. Brown is really racking up the yards. The Boston College Commit had a monster game, finishing 22 of 33 for 312 yards through the air, and 5 touchdowns. This is most touchdown passes in a single game for the Shore this year!
Wide Receiver Michael Stapert torched the Raritan secondary. Stapert caught 6 passes for 161 yards and 3 touchdowns. At 6’6″, Stapert is a nightmare for any team to contend with! Brown also connected with Jeff Sheard and Marcque Ellington for touchdowns. Senior Khalil Haskins had 8 receptions for 68 yards. This receiving core of the Lancers has been unstoppable!
Brick Memorial 28 At Jackson Memorial 7
The Brick Memorial Mustangs held on to second place in Class A South by winning their fifth straight on the road. The Mustangs rallined from a 7-7 deadlock to score 21 straight points in the win. Brick Memorial is now 5-1 on the season. The team is one game behind Brick Twp in the division.
Senior Quarterback Tim Santiago continued to pile up the yards on the ground. Santiago rushed for 135 yards on 22 carries, hitting the end zone two times. Running Back Eli Lavarin also added to the rushing attack. Lavarin finished with 98 yards and a 50 yard touchdown. Fullback Tony Thorpe also had a 40 yard touchdown run.
The Brick Memorial defense controlled the game, limiting the Jaguars to just 55 yards on the ground. The Mustangs sacked Jackson Memorial Quarterback Dan Barker five times. Mike and Anthony Nobile both dominated at the line of scrimmage.
Matawan 42 Holmdel 7
Matawan has looked like a different team after the return of Quarterback George Pearson. Pearson had another big game, throwing a touchdown pass to Isaiah Thorpe. Pearson has the Huskies offense playing much better at the midway point in the season.
Senior Running Back Makiya Caesar ran for three touchdowns. Shawn Ramcheran also ran for a score, and also hit the end zone on an interception return. The Huskies defense held the Hornets to just seven points. Matawan is looking to make a push for the playoffs in Central Jersey Group III.
Toms River North 45 At Toms River East 12
Shore 45 Mater Dei Prep 6
Central 48 Manchester 0
RBR 24 RBC 21
Ocean 40, Long Branch 14
Senior Running Back Tyler Thompson had another huge game, scoring three total touchdowns to lead the Big Red to a 40-14 victory over Long Branch. Thompson scored on touchdown runs of 38, and 40 yards. Thompson also caught a pass from Quarterback Kenny Pickett, and took it 54 yards to the house.
Pickett also had a big game, throwing three touchdown passes to lead the Ocean offense. The combination of Pickett and Thompson has really made this Ocean offense one of the best. Joey Aldarelli scored on a 16 yard reception. Ruquan Dean also contributed on a scoring play of 25 yards.
Ocean holds on to third place in Class B North. They are making a push for the playoffs!
Pt Boro 28 At Barnegat 0
Once again it was the Husak Brothers who came up huge in this game. A Noah Husak Strike for 40 yards to Hayden Fry was the key offensive play for the panthers as they improved to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in class B south.
Pt Beach 49 At Keansburg 22 – 1PM
Chris Weber and Jacob Clemente were each able to find the endzone. Luke Frauenheim was able to score three times as the Gulls topped the Titans. Conner Kells came up big as well with a receiving TD from John Nista.
Freehold Boro 14 at Wall 7
Brick 37 At Lacey 14
Brick Once again showed the shore that a letdown game was not going to happen. Although the Dragons streak of four consecutive shutouts ended, the offense carried the Dragons to a victory over Lacey. The Dragons were led by Jasir Taylor, Javion Harris, and Anthony Costanza. They each were able to find the end zone.
Neptune 14 Colts Neck 9
Toms River South 21 At Southern 0
The Indians got off to a fast start against the Rams this afternoon. Tyler Sosa and Jaden Kosh came up big for the Indians, each capping off TD drives for Toms River South.
Monmouth 14 JFK Iselin 9
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