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


Friday, Sept. 11 

Class A North

No. 8 Manalapan 40, Marlboro 0

Junior quarterback Cody Weiner threw three touchdown passes and sophomores Chris Maksimik and Naim Mayfield each scored two rushing touchdowns as the Braves (1-0, 1-0) cruised past the Mustangs (0-1, 0-1).

Weiner had a 33-yard scoring pass to Maksimik in the first quarter, an 8-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Swaney in the second quarter and a 55-yard play to L'Jeron Holder in the third quarter. Mayfield finished with 58 yards on just four carries and scored on runs of 28 and 10 yards.

Junior linebacker Jonathan Pimentel had two sacks and two tackles for loss to spearhead the defense.


Class A Central

Monmouth 40, Holmdel 14

Junior Casey Pachucki ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries and senior Ely Velez ran for 105 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries the lead the Falcons (1-0, 1-0) to a divisional victory over the Hornets (0-1, 0-1).

Seniors Trenton Sarter and Frank Ashe also scored rushing touchdowns, while senior Malik Wiggins returned an interception for a touchdown on defense.


Class A South

Southern 13, Toms River East 7 (OT)

Senior running back Pat Walker took a middle screen 20 yards for a touchdown in overtime to give the Rams (1-0, 1-0) a thrilling win over the Raiders.

Brandon Barnetti caught a 30-yard touchdown pass form junior Jackson Donahower in the third quarter to put Southern up 7-0 before Raiders sophomore Tommy Ferrante answered with an eight-yard TD run that sent the game to overtime.

Walker finished with 106 yards rushing on 23 carries.


Class B North

No. 2 Red Bank Catholic 28, Long Branch 0

Dylan Murphy returned the opening kickoff 86 yard for a touchdown and the Caseys (1-0, 1-0) never looked back in shutting out the Green Wave (0-1, 0-1). Colin Shaughnessy added a 16-yard touchdown run, Mike Wilen scored on a 45-yard run and Anthony Purge added a late touchdown run. Murphy also had a game-high 117 yards rushing on 21 carries.

Shaughnessy stepped in at quarterback for injured starter Eddie Hahn, who is still recovering from a knee injury, and finished with 120 total yards.

Wilen led the defensive effort with 11 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack. Senior Charlie Gargiulo had two sacks and six total tackles.


No. 10 Ocean 34, Neptune 28

In his first game since breaking his leg in Week Eight last season, senior running back Tyler Thompson ran for 188 yards and 3 touchdowns on 17 carries to lead the Spartans (1-0, 1-0) to a wild season-opening win over the Scarlet Fliers (0-1, 0-1).

Thompson was also a force on defense with double-digit tackles and a forced fumble that was recovered in the end zone by senior linebacker Tyler Rossback. Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett went 8 of 14 for 127 yards and one touchdown, a 59-yard dump-off to Ruquan Dean early in the second half.

Neptune used big plays to match Ocean, scoring on s 56-yard run by senior running back David McLean, a 72-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by junior running back Marvin Morgan and a 50-yard touchdown pass from Rasheed Martin to Kahmar Rice. Junior running back Isaiah Mooney added a three-yard touchdown run. McLean led the Fliers' rushing attack with 84 yards on eight carries.


Red Bank 20, Wall 7

Jack Navitsky threw touchdown passes to Matt Reardon and Sadiq Palmer, and Jack O'Connor kicked a 47-yard field goal as the Bucs (1-0, 1-0) topped the Crimson Knights (0-1, 0-1) to open their season.

Wall played most of the game without senior quarterback Matt Cluley, who injured his elbow in the first quarter and did not return. Red Bank capitalized by forcing seven turnovers against an offense helmed by sophomore quarterback Eddie Scott. Reardon and Palmer each had two interceptions.

Sophomore running back Chevesee Colvin scored Wall's lone touchdown.


Class B Central

Shore 31, Keyport 7

Jack Britton had touchdown runs of seven and 18 yards, senior running back Doug Goldsmith had a short touchdown run and Lucas Jackey added a 30-yard score as the Blue Devils (1-0, 1-0) opened their season and debuted their new field turf in style by topping the Red Raiders (0-1, 0-1).

George Notte kicked his first career field goal, a 29-yard kick in the first quarter, for Shore.


Point Beach 13, Asbury Park 6 (OT)

Chris Webber's 3-yard touchdown run in overtime lifted the Garnet Gulls (1-0, 1-0) past the Blue Bishops (0-1, 0-1).

Point Beach took a 6-0 lead on a 45-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Luke Frauenheim to Connor Kells with 6:43 left in the fourth quarter, but Asbury tied the score and forced overtime on a Davin Thompson 68-yard touchdown run 30 seconds later.

Frauenheim entered as the quarterback in the fourth quarter and threw for 101 yards and a touchdown and also ran for 64 yard on 14 carries. He also made eight tackles at linebacker and made the game-clinching interception in overtime. Senior defensive end Tanner Smith was a force with 12 tackles, 2 tackles for loss and 2 sacks.


Class B South

Lakewood 40, Central 34

Senior running back Amir Tyler went off with three rushing touchdowns and a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown - all in the first half - as the Piners (1-0, 1-0) raced out to a 25-7 halftime lead and held off the Golden Eagles (1-1, 0-1) rally for a big divisional victory.

Sophomore quarterback Zyhier Jones had a short touchdown run and a touchdown pass in the second half to keep the Piners in front.

Central junior running back Mike Bickford ran for three touchdowns in the loss.


Barnegat 24, Manchester 15

Paul Wickwire and Josh Bowen had short touchdowns runs, Joe Monaco threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Narozniak and Connor Lustenberger kicked a 37-yard field goal as the Bengals (1-0, 1-0) defeated the Hawks (0-1, 0-1). Wickwire ran for 132 yards on 14 carries

Jerry Blackburn had a 45-yard touchdown run and a 30-yard touchdown pass to Israel Almestica for Manchester.


Point Boro 21, Pinelands 0

Noah Husak fired touchdown passes to Devin Connelly and Mike Waddleton, and Connelly also added a rushing touchdown as the Panthers (1-0, 1-0) blanked the Wildcats (0-2, 0-2).

Point Boro's defense was able to put the clamps on a Pinelands rushing attack that put up 450 yards last week against Donovan Catholic.



No. 5 Jackson Memorial 41, Jackson Liberty 0

Junior running back Mike Gawlik ran for 165 yard and two touchdowns, including a 95-yard touchdown run, and junior quarterback Dan Barker threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Jaguars (1-0) routed the Lions (0-1) to win the Connor Cup for the eighth straight season.

Senior wide receiver Kyle Johnson caught a 57-yard touchdown pass and also returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown. Senior running back Vinny Lee had a 1-yard touchdown reception and a 1-yard touchdown run.


Toms River South 14, Donovan Catholic 10

A 1-yard touchdown run by Jaden Kosh with 3:30 left in the game gave the Indians (1-0) the lead, and they held on to defeat the Griffins (1-1). Kosh also had a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter to put Toms River South up 7-0.

David Calderon scored on a 21-yard touchdown run and GianCarlo Stigliano had a field goal for Donovan Catholic.



No. 1 Middletown South 41, South Brunswick 21

The Eagles (1-0) began their season with a fantastic road performance by rallying from a 21-3 deficit with 38 straight points to close the game and dispatch of the Vikings (0-1), the No. 1 team in the Greater Middlesex Conference.

Senior quarterback Matt Mosquera threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to junior wide out Samson Dube, ran for an 18-yard score and kick field goals of 45 and 35 yards. Junior running back James McCarthy ran for touchdowns of 47 and 60 yards and senior Tom Marron returned a punt for a touchdown. Junior defensive back Maxx Imsho had a interception that halted a South Brunswick drive at the 2-yard line.


Middletown North 41, Perth Amboy 10

Junior quarterback Donald Glenn completed 10 of 14 passes for 137 yards and three touchdowns and senior running back Chad Freshnock and sophomore running back Connor Welsh each scored twice to lead the Lions (1-0) to victory against the Panthers (0-1).

Glenn tossed an 11-yard touchdown to Freshnock, a 27-yard score to Brendan Kube and a 21-yard strike to Dwight Wilkerson. Freshnock also had a 33-yard rushing touchdown before leaving the game in the second quarter with a minor injury. Welsh took over an ran for a game-high 107 yards and touchdowns of 26 and seven yards.