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




Saturday, Sept. 12

Class A North

Freehold 28, Freehold Township 14

Senior quarterback Jake Curry ran for 123 yards and three touchdowns while also throwing for 141 yards, and sophomore running back Ashanti Worthy ran for 189 yards and a touchdown to power the Colonials (1-0, 1-0) past the Patriots (0-1, 0-1).

Curry had rushing touchdowns of 70, 12 and 2 yards while Worthy had a 2-yard touchdown run.

For Freehold Township, senior quarterback Jack O'Brien threw a touchdown pass to Tyler Non Nessen and Charles Sabbagh threw a touchdown pass to Anthony Lotti for his first varsity touchdown.


Class A Central

No. 4 St. John Vianney 30, No. 7 Matawan 21

Senior quarterback Anthony Brown threw three touchdown passes and Calvin Beaty added a rushing touchdown for the Lancers (1-0, 1-0), who held off the Huskies (0-1, 0-1) to open their season and give head coach Derek Sinisnky his first win with the program.

Brown threw a 48-yard touchdown to senior Khalil Haskins in the second quarter, a 78-yard touchdown to Mike Stapert on a wide receiver screen and a 14-yarder to Chris Chukwuneke to seal the victory late in the fourth quarter. Beaty had a 2-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and Joe Rice booted a 48-yard field goal in the first quarter.

Matawan junior quarterback Jake Burlew got the start in place of injured sophomore standout George Pearson and ran for touchdowns of 14 and 41 yards. Makiya Ceasar added a one-yard touchdown run for the Huskies.


Raritan 26,  Manasquan 14

Senior running back Derek Ernst ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns as the Rockets (1-0, 1-0) won at Manasquan (0-1, 0-1) for the first time in program history.

Junior quarterback Marc Carnivale threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Mason Sheehan and junior defensive tackle Paul Bavaro iced the historic win with a 70-yard fumble return for a touchdown after junior defensive tackle Matt Thompson jarred it loose.

Parker caught a touchdown pass and Connor Morgan ran for a two-yard score for Manasquan.



Class A South

Brick 36, No. 9 Brick Memorial 6

The Dragons' offensive line dominated the trenches and paved the way for a 347-yard rushing outburst, while Brick's defensive line stifled Brick Memorial's triple-option offense for another lopsided Class A South victory to open the season.

Junior running back Jay Obenauer ran for a game-high 145 yards and one touchdown, junior wide receiver Ja'Sir Taylor rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on just six carries and junior running back Rashon McCall added 56 yards and two scores on the ground for Brick (1-0, 1-0).

Brick's defense limited Brick Memorial (0-1, 0-1) to just 165 yards of total offense while forcing three turnovers. Taylor had an interception and a 50-yard fumble return for a touchdown, and junior John Prato also recovered a fumble.


No. 3 Toms River North 29, Lacey 7

Junior wide receiver Bryce Watts caught a 37-yard touchdown from junior quarterback Mike Husni and also ran for 25-yard touchdown as the Mariners (1-0, 1-0) pulled away from the Lions (0-1, 0-1) in the second half for a season-opening divisional victory.

Senior running back Asante Moorer added a 4-yard touchdown run and junior wide receiver Kenney Cook caught a touchdown pass for Toms River North. Husni finished with 115 yards passing and 105 rushing, while Moorer finished with 71 yards on the ground.

Junior quarterback Chase Stephenson ran for a 6-yard touchdown for Lacey.


Class B Central

Mater Dei Prep 35, Keansburg 0

The Seraphs (1-0, 1-0) held the Titans (0-1, 0-1) to 50 yards of offense and forced three turnovers to give head coach Shannon Hoadley his first victory. Junior linebacker Juwan Mitchell had a 45-yard fumble return for a touchdown and junior Eddie Lewis had an interception.

Lewis also returned a punt 75 yards for a touchdown and caught four passes for 59 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore quarterback Kyle Devaney threw a pair of touchdown passes, one to Lewis and one to junior Justice George. Junior Jonathan Lubintus ran for 71 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and freshman Andre Spann had 62 yards on five carries.



Howell 20, Colts Neck 13

Senior quarterback Mark Iacobino threw touchdown passes to Nick Chianca, Mike Reilly and Dan Cacciatore to lead the Rebels (1-0) past the Cougars (0-1). Iacobino hit Chianca for an 8-yard score, Reilly for a 17-yard touchdown and Cacciaotore for five yards late in the game to put Howell up 20-6.

Junior running back Mekai Gandy ran for 75 yards on 17 carries and also returned an interception 65 yards to set up Howell's final touchdown. Senior David Galarza also had an interception for the Rebels.

Max Mullaney had a 5-yard rushing touchdown for Colts Neck.