Seaview Orthopaedics Week 4 Football Scoreboard, 9/28-9/30/17
Scores and details from Week 4 Shore Conference football games on Thursday, Sept. 28, Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 28
Class A North
No. 1 Manalapan 55, Freehold 21
Senior running back Naim Mayfield had another monster game with 264 yards rushing and four touchdowns as the top-ranked Braves (4-0, 2-0) pulled away in the second half to down the Colonials (1-3, 1-3).
Mayfield's 94-yard touchdown run in the second quarter gave Manalapan a 21-7 lead and is the longest play from scrimmage in the Shore Conference this season. He also had a 72-yard run in the first quarter that led to a 2-yard scoring run, and added two short touchdown runs in the second half to give him 15 on the season.
Senior fullback Chris Maksimik had a 1-yard touchdown run and senior quarterback Luke Corcione had a 29-yard touchdown pass to junior tight end Dale Sieczkowski and a 19-yard touchdown pass to junior tight end Alex Claro. Sophomore Nico Santorelli added 50-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter to stamp the victory.
Freehold senior quarterback Ashante Worthy threw for 206 yards and two touchdowns on 13 of 20 passing and also ran for 155 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries to lead the Colonials. Worthy had a 19-yard touchdown pass to junior wideout Matt Krauss, a 2-yard touchdown run and a 29-yard touchdown pass to senior Matt Dasilva to lead Freehold. Worthy now has 1,674 combined yards and 17 total touchdowns in four games this season. Krauss finished with eight catches for 125 yards and a score.
Marlboro 20, Colts Neck 14 (OT)
A 2-yard touchdown run in overtime by senior running back Jonny Helff delivered the Mustangs (1-3, 1-2) a thrilling victory over the Cougars (0-4, 0-3).
Down 14-0 late in the first half, Marlboro rallied to force overtime on a pair of touchdowns from quarterback Kyle Moore. With six seconds left in the first half Moore ran for a 3-yard score to get Marlboro on the board and make it 14-7 at the break. In the third quarter, Moore tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Alex Schutzer.
The Mustangs were playing without standout wide receiver Justin Marcus, who was in a boot with a foot injury, according to News 12 Varsity's Gregg Lerner.
Quarterback Joey Lombardo had a 1-yard touchdown run and running back Sabur Quddus added a 37-yard touchdown run late in the first half as Colts Neck built a 14-0 lead.
Freehold Township 35, Neptune 9
Senior quarterback Nick Reardon fired three touchdown passes and Gaven Ferraro and Nic Nasso reach ran for touchdowns as the Patriots (4-0, 4-0) topped the Scarlet Fliers (0-3, 0-2).
Senior Pat Laricy had two touchdown catches and senior James Romeo also caught a touchdown pass. Senior defensive end Eric Quartey had five tackles, two sacks and two tackles for a loss.
Class A Central
Holmdel 21, Red Bank 0
Jeff DeCicco and Cameron LaMountain had touchdown runs, Mack Byrne turned a fake punt into a long score and the Hornets' defense recorded the program's first shutout since 2012 in blanking the Bucs (0-4, 0-3).
DeCicco had a 1-yard touchdown run and Byrne ran a fake punt 49 yards for a touchdown to give Holmdel (3-2, 1-2) a 14-0 halftime lead. LaMountain added a 2-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
No. 5 Howell 30, Toms River North 7
Senior running back Nick Chambers ran for 180 yards and two touchdown and senior quarterback Eddie Morales tossed a pair of touchdown passes to senior wideout Naseim Brantley to lead the Rebels (4-0) past the Mariners.
Chambers ripped off a 59-yard touchdown run on the game's opening series to give Howell a 7-0 lead, but Toms River North responded on a 60-yard touchdown run by sophomore quarterback Gennaro Guardascione.
Morales threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Brantley with 8:23 left in the first half, and the Rebels never looked back from there. Chambers scored on a 35-yard run three minutes later and Morales connected with Brantley for a 27-yard touchdown strike to give Howell a 27-7 halftime lead. Senior Pat Handy added a 30-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
Howell is 4-0 for the first time since 2009.
No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 35, Middletown South 0 - Game story and highlights
Senior running back Peter Lucas ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns and the Bulldogs' defense held Middletown South to 77 yards of offense in a thorough victory at Borden Stadium.
Lucas had touchdown runs of 15 and 63 yards on the night, while junior fullback Alex Maldjian took a screen pass 87 yards for a touchdown. Senior quarterback Dan Harby also threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to junior tight end Ian O'Connor.
Junior Michael Lizotte intercepted a screen pass and returned it 20 yards for a touchdown, and senior defensive end Elijah McAllister had three tackles for a loss.
Ocean 27, Matawan 20
Alex Bryant had a pair of rushing touchdowns and Ahmad Moore intercepted two passes on defense as the Spartans (1-4) picked up their first win of the season by downing the Huskies (1-3).
Senior running back Jasher Pena had a touchdown run and Kam Thompson caught a touchdown pass from Robbie Nungesser.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 29
Class A South
Jackson Memorial 28, Toms River South 7
Leo Shimonovich ran for over 100 yard and two touchdowns and Steven Rodriguez added two touchdowns as the Jaguars (2-2, 1-2) defeated the Indians (1-3, 1-2) in an afternoon game.
Class B North
No. 7 Long Branch 21, Wall 14 - Game story and highlights
Sophomore running back Jermaine Corbett had two touchdown runs and a key interception late in the game to give the Green Wave (3-0, 2-0) a tight victory over the Crimson Knights (3-1, 1-1) in a battle of unbeatens.
Corbett scored on a 13-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter to give Long Branch a 7-0 lead, and his 8-yard touchdown run with 3:59 left in the third quarter held up as the winning score. His interception came with off a deflected pass with 2:43 left in the game.
Senior quarterback Marc Dennis threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Kaymar Mimes, which gave the Green Wave a 14-7 lead midway though the second quarter.
Senior running back Chevesse Covin had a 66-yard touchdown run for Wall, which tied the score at seven in the second quarter. Senior quarterback Eddie Scott caught a touchdown pass from wide receiver Dylan Richey to tie the score at 14 in the third quarter.
Class B South
Jackson Liberty 14, Lacey 13
Jackson Libery (1-3, 1-2) built a 14-0 lead and held on for its first win of the season as sophomore Jimmy Celentano broke up a pass on Lacey's 2-point conversion attempt with three seconds left in the game.
Evan Catron threw two touchdown passes to Gannon Wyche to account for Liberty's touchdowns. Catron finished with five catches for 72 yards, and both his touchdown catches came on fourth down. Jaquel Spears ran for 74 yards on 20 carries.
Jake Bosco had a critical interception and 49-yard return that squashed a Lacey drive in the fourth quarter.
Senior wide receiver Tanner Miick had a career-high nine catches for 107 yards and a touchdown with three seconds left that pulled Lacey to within 14-13. Senior quarterback Coleton Klaus threw for 200 yards and also ran for a 1-yard touchdown, and senior running back Jason Giresi ran for 97 yards on 17 carries.
No. 2 St. John Vianney 42, No. 9 Brick 0 - Game story and highlights
Senior running back Josiah Walker ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries and senior running back Johnny Buchanan 95 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries as the Lancers (4-0) dominated the Dragons (3-1) to extend their Shore Conference winning streak to 33 games.
Senior quarterback Haaziq Daniels threw a touchdown pass to Sam East and Zyaire Sterling had a short touchdown run for St. John Vianney.
No. 8 Point Boro 13, No. 10 Monmouth 3 - Game story and highlights
The Panthers (4-0) rallied from a 3-0 halftime deficit with 13 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Falcons (4-1) in a matchup of undefeated teams.
Senior quarterback James Fara ran for 91 yards and a 13-yard touchdown run in the third quarter to give Point Boro a 7-3 lead. Senior running back Brandon Cipriano added a 13-yard touchdown run with 3:16 left in the game. Senior fullback Tanner Gordon returned after missing two games with an injury to rush for 80 yards.
Devon Johnson kicked a 39-yard field goal and Ian Fitzgerald ran for 133 yards for Monmouth.
Raritan 28, Donovan Catholic 9
Dan Vanmeerbeke threw a pair of touchdown passes and P.J. Buccine had two touchdown runs to lead the Rockets (1-3) past the Griffins (1-3) for their first win of the season.
Toms River East 42, Manchester 28
Senior quarterback Louis Gallo IV had three touchdowns and senior running back Evan Otten scored twice as the Raiders (2-2) recorded their second straight win by topping the Hawks (2-2).
Senior Tommy Ferrante also had a touchdown run for Toms River East, which won consecutive games for the first time since 2013.
Brick Memorial 22, Sayreville 21 (2OT)
The Mustangs (3-1) fought back from a 14-0 hole to stun the defending North 2, Group IV champion Bombers (3-1) in a thrilling double overtime game.
Senior fullback Tony Thorpe scored on a 1-yard touchdown run and senior running back Blaine Netterman scored the 2-point conversion to complete the comeback. Thorpe broke a 23-yard run on the Mustangs' possession in double overtime to set up his short touchdown run.
Thorpe finished with 172 yards and two 1-yard touchdowns on 38 carries while Netterman had 48 yards on seven carries, plus a 15-yard touchdown run.
No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 49, Colonia 12
Senior running back Zack Bair had an outstanding game with four total touchdowns and 246 all-purpose yards as the Caseys (4-0) scored seven times in the first half to put away the Patriots (2-2).
Bair ran for 97 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries, caught a 50-yard touchdown pass and returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. Junior quarterback Steve Lubischer threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns, connecting with wide receivers Jaden Key and Brandon Lombana in addition to Bair. Billy Guidetti added a 17-yard touchdown run.
Asbury Park 40, Metuchen 12
Senior running back Quadir Lawson ran for 202 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries as part of a 420-yard barrage on the ground as the Blue Bishops (2-2) topped the Bulldogs (0-3) on the road.
Senior Donte Abrams added 90 yards rushing and two touchdowns on seven carries and senior quarterback Ja'King Agostini ran for 48 yards and a touchdown, and also threw a 36-yard touchdown to Javon Higgs. Junior Haughton added a 22-yard touchdown run and Devan Martin ran for 70 yards on just four carries.
Kyrie Moore led the defensive effort with eight tackles and two forced fumbles, while Abrams added seven tackles and a sack and Cheazar Lovett had an interception.
Shore 21, Bishop Ahr 7
Senior quarterback Ryan Morris tossed a pair of touchdown passes and Tom Moloney recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown as the Blue Devils (3-1) defeated the Trojans (1-3) on the road.
Morris threw a 51-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Matt O'Donnell and a 15-yard touchdown pass to senior running back Gil Goldsmith. Morris also found Goldsmith for a 2-point conversion as Shore built a 14-7 halftime lead.
Senior Jason Vanbrunt blocked a punt that Moloney recovered in the end zone to give Shore a 21-7 lead in the fourth quarter.
Middlesex 28, Point Beach 12
Senior quarterback Luke Frauenheim threw for 219 yards and a touchdown to lead the Garnet Gulls (3-1), who fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter and suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Blue Jays (3-1).
SATURDAY, SEPT. 30
Keansburg 14, Pinelands 13
A 1-yard touchdown run by Miguel Crespo on the opening possession of the third quarter held up as the game-winning score as the Titans (2-2) edged the Wildcats (1-3) for their first win over a Shore Conference team since 2012.
Down 13-0, Keansburg rallied back starting with a 5-yard touchdown run on a jet sweep by Darius Moore with 21 seconds left in the first half. Moore finished with 42 yards rushing on six carries and Liam Riecks ran for a team-high 58 yards on 12 carries. Joe Osterbye led the Titans defense with 14 tackles.
Chris Milano had a 1-yard touchdown run and Evan Burton scored on a 2-yard touchdown run for Pinelands.
Manasquan 27, Barnegat 0
Senior running back Connor Morgan ran for 85 yards and two touchdowns and Manasquan's defense held Barnegat (3-1) under 40 yards of offense to record its second shutout of the season and improve to 2-2.
Junior running back Canyon Birch added a game-high 89 yards rushing and a touchdown, and senior quarterback Tommy Antonucci tossed a 12-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver James Pendergist.
No. 4 Mater Dei Prep 14, Canada Prep 13
South River 20, Keyport 16