Scores and details from Friday's Shore Conference football games.




Friday, Oct. 23

Class A South

No. 7 Toms River North 42, Southern 13

Senior running back Asante Moorer ran for well over 100 yards and scored three touchdowns and senior quarterback Mike Husni threw a touchdown pass and ran for another as the Mariners (6-1, 5-1) overwhelmed the Rams (2-5, 1-4).

Moorer had touchdown runs of 71, 1, and 5 yards in the first half, and Husni threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Darrion Carrington on the first play of the game. Sophomore running back Daryn Blackwell had a 10-yard touchdown in the first quarter and Husni added a 13-yard score in the third quarter.

Junior quarterback Sam Cammarata threw a six-yard touchdown pass to junior tight end Jesse Amirr, and senior running back Brandon Barnetti scored on a 57-yard run for Southern.


Jackson Memorial 28, Toms River South 7

Senior Kyle Johnson had a receiving touchdown and an interception return for a touchdown, and junior running back Mike Gawlik scored twice to help the Jaguars (4-3, 3-3) snap a three-game losing streak by defeating the Indians (4-2, 3-2).

Johnson caught a 58-yard touchdown and also returned an interception 50 yard for a score. Gawlik finished with 150 yard and two scores. Sophomore quarterback A.J. Tolmachewich stepped in for injured starter Dan Barker and 118 yards.

Dashaun Alexander scored on a 45-yard run for Toms River South.


Class B North

Wall 26, Neptune 20 (2OT)

A five-yard touchdown run by junior wide receiver Sean Larkin gave the Crimson Knights (2-5, 2-3) a thrilling victory over the Scarlet Fliers (1-5, 1-4).



No. 1 Middletown South 21, No. 6 Brick Memorial 3

Middletown South's defense forced five turnovers and set up two short touchdown drives during a five-minute span at the end of the first half when the Eagles (7-0) scored 21 straight points to put away the host Mustangs (5-2).

Junior running back James McCarthy scored on a pair of short touchdown runs and senior running back Cole Rogers ran for a game-high 102 yards and a touchdown. Senior quarterback Matt Mosquera threw for 120 yards and senior wide receiver Spencer Peerless caught eight passes for 49 yards. Junior wide receiver Jeremy Joyce had a 50-yard catch to set up a touchdown.

McCarthy and senior defensive back Tom Coffey had interceptions for Middletown South, while sophomore defensive end Jake Krellin had two fumble recoveries and senior linebacker Dylan Rogers also recovered a fumble.

Brick Memorial got a 40-yard field goal from senior Matt Cuppari in the first quarter, but was undone by two quick turnovers that led to 14 points from Middletown South in a one-minute span.

The Mustangs' defense did a solid job in holding the Eagles to 244 total yards, including 124 yard rushing. The Mustangs forced three turnovers with senior Elie Lavarin and sophomore Justin Hans coming down with interceptions and senior defensive lineman Mike Nobile recovering a fumble.


No. 2 St. John Vianney 63, Donovan Catholic 21

Senior quarterback Anthony Brown tossed two touchdown passes and ran for two more as the Lancers (7-0) rolled past the Griffins (3-4).

Senior wide receiver Marcque Ellington hauled in both touchdowns form Brown and junior running back Chris Chukwuneke found the end zone on the ground in the first half.

Junior quarterback Matt DeGennaro took over for Brown after the Lancers had opened a 42-7 lead and threw a touchdown pass while running for another. Junior running back Pedro Braga added two rushing touchdowns and one receiving score.

Senior linebacker Calvin Beaty and junior linebackers Tyler Tedeschi and Matt Bordfeld registered sacks, and sophomore linebacker Josiah Walker had an interception.

St. John Vianney has now won 16 straight Shore Conference games.


No. 3 Brick 24, Colts Neck 0

Senior Javion Harris caught a 15-yard touchdown from senior Tom Zbranak and also kicked a 25-yard field goal as the Dragons (7-0) remained undefeated while picking up their conference-leading fifth shutout against the Cougars (0-7).

Junior Ja'Sir Taylor scored on a 10-yard touchdown run and senior Matt Schleifer returned a punt 55 yard for a touchdown. Schleifer also had a long kick return that set up Harris's field goal.

Seniors Jordan Keefe and Chris Dicerbo and junior Jack Finelli each recorded sacks for Brick's defense, which has allowed just 20 points this season. Dicerbo's sack jarred the ball loose for a fumble that was recovered by junior Ryan Anastasia.


No. 8 Red Bank Catholic 33, Manalapan 14

Senior quarterback Eddie Hahn threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 65 yards to lead the Caseys (6-1) to a bounce-back victory over the Braves (4-3).

Hahn's 26-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Max Hazard late in the first half gave the Caseys a 19-14 halftime lead, and they never looked back on their way to scoring the game's final 20 points after trailing 14-13. RBC stretched its lead to 27-14 on a 58-yard touchdown run by Mike Wilen, and Hahn tossed the two-point conversion pass to senior running back Joey Hagan.

Senior running back Dylan Murphy had a two-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and nine-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to give him 10 on the season. Hazard also caught an eight-yard touchdown pass from Hahn in the second quarter.

Senior running back Marcus Salinas ran for a 16-yard touchdown and sophomore quarterback Luke Corcione threw a touchdown to junior wide receiver L'jeron Holder for Manalapan.


Matawan 38, Long Branch 7

Senior Shawn Ramcheran had a big all-around game with an interception return for a touchdown, a receiving touchdown and a rushing touchdown, while also recovering a fumble, to lead the Huskies (4-3) to their fourth straight victory by downing the Green Wave (2-5).

Ramcheran returned a pick 38 yards for a score to give Matawan a 10-0 lead, then hauled in a 47-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback George Pearson to make it 17-0. He added a 15-yard touchdown run in the second half.

George Pearson threw for 240 yard and touchdown passes to Ramcheran and senior Alex Pierce (44 yards), and also ran for a score. Senior Adam Elliot kicked a field goal to open the scoring.

Junior running back Keith Cooper ran for 130 yards and a 50-yard touchdown for Long Branch.


Point Boro 33, Raritan 27

Senior quarterback Noah Husak ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 105 yards and a touchdown, and senior defensive back Austin Drucquer intercepted a pass at the 5-yard line on the final play of the game as the Panthers (7-0) continued their stellar season with victory over the Rockets (3-3).

Husak ran for touchdowns of 11 and 16 yards in the first half to help the Panthers forge a 23-20 lead at halftime. He also thew a 23-yard touchdown pass to juno wide receiver Hayden Frey in the third quarter. Frey finished with seven catches for 81 yards. Senior running back Gene Franceschini added a 49-yard touchdown run and Collin Ansbach kicked a 31-yard field goal. Senior defensive lineman Dom Infante tackled a Raritan player in the end zone for a safety in the second quarter.

Senior running back Derek Ernst ran for touchdowns of 10 and 8 yards in the first half, and Jordan Smith hauled in a 15-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Marc Carnivale. Mason Sheehan caught a 23-yard touchdown from Carnivale with 3:04 left in the game to pull Raritan to within 33-27.


Lacey 27, Jackson Liberty 0

Junior running back Connor Wilson ran for a pair of touchdowns and Lacey (1-6) shut out Jackson Liberty (3-4) to pick up its first win of the season.

Wilson had touchdown runs of seven and 40 yards to open up a 21-0 lead in the third quarter. Lacey led 7-0 at halftime on a fumble recovery in the end zone by Alex Peschock after Aaron Boos forced the ball loose. Sophomore Jason Giresi scored on a seven-yard run in the fourth quarter.


Holmdel 34, Pinelands 3

Junior quarterback Aneesh Agrawal threw for 145 yard and two touchdowns and ran for 60 yards as the Hornets (1-5) cruised past the Wildcats (0-7) to pick up their first win of the season.

Agrawal had 48-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver William Van Name on the third play of the game, and also threw a 26-yard score to senior Steven Wailer. Seniors Matthew Nuzzi and Adnan Bashir scored on two-yard runs, and Wailer scored on a 36-yard double reverse.

A.J. Long kicked a 27-yard field goal for Pinelands.



Asbury Park 39, Dunellen 6

Davon Thompson threw touchdowns of 53 and 45 yards to Jaedon Stephens and Trevor Saunders ran for two touchdowns on runs of 25 and 67 yards to power the Blue Bishops (5-1) to a victory over the Destroyers (0-6).

Charles Sanders added a 20-yard touchdown run and Namir Arilagos scooped up a fumble and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown for Asbury Park, which has won five straight games since a season-opening overtime loss to Point Beach.


New Brunswick 38, Freehold Twp. 28

Monroe 15, Howell 12

East Brunswick 24, Marlboro 15

Highland Park 14, Point Beach 7