Welcome to the 2018 edition of the Shore Sports Network’s top plays, highlighting the most dazzling and exciting moments from Shore Conference football action, brought to you by Jersey Shore Institute of Health and Wellness.

This week we take a look at the top clips from Week 2. We can’t be filming every game at once, so if you have a great clip on Hudl, YouTube, Vimeo or some other service where it can be embedded, or if you have the raw video file, feel free to email me a link at bob.badders@townsquaremedia.com or tweet it to me at @Bob_Badders.

Day-light

Monmouth went down swinging in a 31-27 loss to Raritan thanks to some big plays, including this 81-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to start the second half by senior Dayshawn Porter.

 

War Eagles

Middletown South earned a thrilling win over Manalapan on a last-second field goal by senior Chris Kaldrovics. Junior Matt Krellin came down with a huge 36-yard catch to get the Eagles into field goal range.

 

 

Go up and get it!

Central's Darius Martorano somehow comes down with a 32-yard reception with two Freehold Township defenders draped all over him.

 

High-flying Hornets

It was a thrilling, back-and-forth game when Red Bank edged Holmdel, 28-26, thanks to plays like this from Holmdel quarterback Jeff DeCicco to running back Dean Gallo. DeCicco stands in the pocket and delivers a perfect pass while taking a hit, finding Gallo in stride for the long score.

 

Has speed, will Travell

Manchester's Travell Nickey turned on the jets for a 92-yard touchdown run that gave the Hawks a 14-10 lead in their 29-10 comeback victory over Point Beach.

 

Route 71

Point Boro fullback Bobby Cooper takes the hand-off, splits a pair of defenders and is gone on a 71-yard touchdown run in the Panthers' 40-13 win over Colts Neck.

 

Game-tying grab

Red Bank pulled out a 28-26 nondivisional win over Holmdel thanks to this 14-yard touchdown pass from Jack Chamberlain to Nigel Mitchell with 10 seconds left in regulation.

 

Get outta the way!

Mater Dei Prep's Malik Ingram bulldozes his way through Jackson Liberty's defense for a 34-yard touchdown.

 

Ping-pong INT

Raritan's Nick Kenneally comes down with an interception on a pass that was deflected twice and returns it 28 yards for a touchdown during the Rockets' 31-27 win over Monmouth.

 

Burton the Bull

Pinelands running back Evan Burton crushes a would-be Matawan tackler and rumbles for a 20-yard touchdown that completed the Wildcats' 26-22 comeback win.

 

Second-chance success

Brick Memorial's C.J. Lavarin couldn't haul in the pass straight away, but stayed with it and made a 7-yard touchdown catch while lying on his back in the end zone.

 

Breaking tackles all day

The Donovan Catholic duo of Nasir Calhoun and Jahdir Loftland had two great touchdown runs in the Griffins' 42-6 win over Keyport. Calhoun broke a handful of tackles on his way to a 52-yard touchdown run, while Loftland spun out of a tackle, reversed field and scored on a 48-yard touchdown run.

 

 

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