Scores, updates and details from Friday's Shore Conference football action.


Friday's Games

Class A North

No. 5 Middletown South 44, Howell 0 

Cole Rogers rolled up 182 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries and the defense posted its fourth shutout in five games and third in a row as the Eagles (4-1, 3-0) blanked the Rebels (1-4, 0-3), racking up 367 yards on the ground.

James McCarthy added a 5-yard touchdown run and Ed Pinto had a 3-yard scoring run in the win. Linebacker Dylan Rogers led the defense with 8 tackles, a sack and a tackle for a loss.

Class A South

No. 6 Jackson Memorial 35, Toms River North 7

Jackson Liberty transfer Matt Castronuova had a huge debut with his new team, racking up 169 total yards and two touchdowns in the first half alone as the Jaguars (4-1, 3-1) bounced back from their first loss by blasting out to a 28-0 lead at the break on their way to downing the Mariners (3-2, 2-2).

Senior quarterback Joe DeMaio threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to tight end Brody Graham and tossed a 35-yard strike to Castronuova, while also running for touchdowns of 2 and 22 yards in the win.

Class B North

No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 56, Colts Neck 0

Junior quarterback Eddie Hahn ran for a pair of 24-yard touchdowns and also threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to wideout Dan Lukawski as the Caseys (5-0, 4-0) rolled to their 37th straight win against Shore Conference competition and registered their second straight shutout by blanking the Cougars (0-5, 0-3).

Senior tailback Mike Cordova added a 5-yard touchdown run, senior Nick Lubischer returned a punt 37 yards for a score, and Anthony Purge had a second-half touchdown run in the win. Linebacker Dylan Murphy also had a 33-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

Class B South

Jackson Liberty 21, Donovan Catholic 17

A 45-yard touchdown run by Dom Regina in the second quarter gave the Lions (3-2, 3-1) a 21-8 lead and they held on for the win over the Griffins (1-4, 1-3), sealing the victory on an interception by junior Ryan Van Wickle.

Van Wickle also ran for a 1-yard score, and Regina also had a 53-yard touchdown run in the win.


Middletown North 21, Ocean 7

Senior tight end/linebacker Troy Thompson had a 16-yard touchdown catch and also returned a fumble for a touchdown on defense to help the Lions (3-2) pick up a win over the Spartans (1-3).

Junior tailback Chad Freshnock added a 2-yard touchdown run in the win for Middletown North. Junior Tyler Thompson had a 1-yard touchdown run in the loss for Ocean.

Freehold Twp. 34, Toms River East 13

Junior Jack O'Brien threw for 177 yards and tossed touchdown passes to Tyree Wilson and Kyle Fenton, and Matt Pine led the ground attack with three rushing touchdowns to help the Patriots (2-3) surpass their win total from last season by beating the Raiders (0-5).

Shane Laricy had 11 tackles to lead the Patriots' defense and Quin Cleary added nine.

Wall 28, No. 2 Brick 27 (double OT) 

The Crimson Knights (1-4) shocked the Green Dragons (4-1) in double overtime as junior quarterback Matt Cluley threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Liam Ferguson and then junior kicker Nick Maciejewski booted the game-winning extra point to complete the stunning win.

Cluley also threw a touchdown pass to Ferguson in the first overtime to give Wall a 21-14 lead before Brick tied it to send it into the second overtime. The Green Dragons scored first in the second overtime, but did not convert the extra point, leaving the door open for the Crimson Knights to get the win.

Cluley also ran for a touchdown and threw a touchdown pass to sophomore wideout R.J. Janeczek to give Wall a 14-0 lead at the half. Brick quarterback Carmen Sclafani scored on a 7-yard run to cut the lead in half in the third quarter and then the Green Dragons tied it with only 1:49 left in regulation when Sclafani hit senior wideout Ja'Quez Johnson for a 40-yard touchdown.

No. 8 Long Branch 19, No. 7 Rumson-FH 7

Senior tailback Dahmiere Willis continues to tear it up as he went over 1,000 yards rushing for the season with his fourth straight 200-plus-yard game as he racked up 245 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries to lead the Green Wave (4-1) to their fourth straight win by upending the Bulldogs (2-2).

Willis now has 1,143 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns in five games this season. Rumson, which was playing its second game without injured star tailback Charlie Volker, cut Long Branch's lead to 12-7 with 11:04 left in the game on an 18-yard touchdown pass from Mike O'Connor to Murray McHeffey, but Long Branch responded with a seven-play, 62-yard drive capped by a 28-yard touchdown run by Willis with 7:52 left in the game.

Barnegat 24, Manasquan 14

Kyle Morris had a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown and senior quarterback Cinjun Erskine threw an 85-yard touchdown pass to junior Paul Wickwire as part of a big night as the Bengals (4-1) halted a three-game winning streak by the Warriors (3-2).

Senior Manny Bowen added a 76-yard touchdown run in the win for Barnegat.

Liam Grieb threw touchdown passes to John Morris and Matt Paturzo in the loss for Manasquan.

No. 4 St. John Vianney 51, Manchester 22

Junior quarterback Anthony Brown threw a career-high five touchdown passes in the win and Keyport transfer Jeff Sheard had a pair of touchdowns in his debut for the Lancers (5-0) after sitting out 30 days as he helped St. John Vianney roll to a victory over the Hawks (0-5).

Dan Calabro, P.J. Braccia and Khalil Haskins each scored and senior running back Aaron Mora had a pair of touchdowns.

Raritan 35, Red Bank 27

The Rockets (2-2) scored a comeback win over the Bucs (2-2) as junior quarteback Jonathan Rodriguez hit senior wideout Dylan Dewysockie for a 25-yard touchdown with 7:17 left in the game for a 35-27 lead and they held on for the victory.

Red Bank drove down to Raritan's 9-yard line in the final seconds before an interception by Raritan senior Colby Jones sealed the win. Junior running back Derek Ernst continued a strong season with a career-high 215 yards and three touchdown runs as Raritan rallied from a 27-14 second-half hole. Rodriguez also threw a touchdown pass to Mason Sheehan in the win.

Junior quarterback Jack Navitsky had a big game in defeat for Red Bank, running for touchdowns of 11 and 64 yards, and throwing touchdown passes of 46 and 33 yards, both to junior wideout Sadiq Palmer.


Holmdel 33, Spotswood 14

New head coach Jay Graham picked up his first career victory as the Hornets (1-3) picked up a win over the Chargers (2-3).

Sophomore quarterback Aneesh Agrawal ran for a 65-yard touchdown and threw two touchdown passes, including an 80-yarder to Steven Walier, to lead the Hornets. Pete Savrides also had a touchdown catch, and Frank Condito and Matt Nuzzi each added rushing touchdowns.

Brick Memorial 35, Old Bridge 23

An 11-yard touchdown run by senior fullback Connor Owen with 2:42 left in the game helped ice the fourth straight win by the Mustangs (4-1) as they topped the Knights (3-2) on the road.

Junior quarterback Tim Santiago added a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs in the win, and slotback Elie Lavarin had a 16-yard scoring run.

Colonia at Matawan - Postponed to Saturday at 3 p.m. due to electrical outage at Matawan. 

Dunellen 32, Point Beach 8

Senior quarterback Jake Fioretti threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to senior Mike Frauenheim, but the Garnet Gulls (3-2) could not contain Dunellen's Nassan Anderson, who ran for 243 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Destroyers (4-1) to the win.