Brielle Orthopedics Friday Football Scoreboard, 9/26/14
Scores and details from Friday's Shore Conference football action.
Class A Central
No. 3 Rumson-Fair Haven 35, Monmouth Regional 20
Senior running back Charlie Volker ran for four touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Mike O'Connor added a touchdown to lead the Bulldogs (2-0, 2-0) past the Falcons (1-2, 1-2).
Matawan 26, Raritan 21
Freshman quarterback LC Pearson threw four touchdown passes to lead the Huskies (1-2, 1-2) to their first win of the season. Pearson tossed a 21-yard touchdown to Shawn Ramcheran, a 33-yarded to Jimmy Pierce and two touchdown passes (33 and 19 yards) to DeJohn Rogers.
Raritan, which lost starting running back Richie Salerno to a season-ending ACL injury two weeks ago, also had to deal with losing starting quarterback Riley Sullivan to an injury that prevented his return. Derek Ernst took a screen pass 45 yards for a touchdown and also ran for touchdowns of 44 and 3 yards to pace the Rockets (1-1, 1-1).
Manasquan 21, Holmdel 0
Class A South
No. 2 Brick 48, Toms River East 6
Senior quarterback Carmen Sclafani threw a pair of touchdown passes, and senior running back Ray Fattaruso and sophomore wide receiver Ja'Sir Taylor each accounted for three total touchdowns to lead the Dragons (3-0, 3-0) to their best start since 2003 with a win over the Raiders (0-3, 0-3).
Sclafani connected with senior Ja'Quez Johnson on a 37-yarded and found Taylor for a 67-yard score. Fattaruso had rushing touchdowns of 3, 2 and 3 yards while Taylor had rushing touchdowns of 3 and 52 yard in addition to his 67-yard touchdown catch. Taylor has seven touchdowns in his last two games.
Toms River North 44, No. 5 Toms River South 34
The Mariners (2-1, 2-1) overcame a pair of second-half deficits behind 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns from junior running back Asante Moorer to knock off the Indians (2-1, 1-1) in a wild edition of the "Civil War".
Moorer's 4-yard touchdown run with 4:05 left in the game capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive and stood as the game-winning score. He added a 13-yard touchdown run with 2:39 to play to seal the dramatic victory for Toms River North. Sophomore quarterback Mike Husni threw for 155 yards on 5-of-6 passing and threw touchdowns of 65 and 30 yards to senior tight end Jordan Craig.
Toms River South senior quarterback Tymere Berry ran for 131 yards and five touchdowns in the loss, and senior running back Khaleel Greene added 122 yards rushing. Junior wide receiver Javion Harris caught two passes for 70 yards.
Brick Memorial 31, Lacey 20
Junior quarterback Tim Santiago ran for two touchdowns and threw another to senior wide receiver Karl Kumm to lead the Mustangs (2-1, 2-1) to their second straight victory. Senior fullback Connor Owen added a rushing touchdown and junior kicker Matt Cuppari connected on a 37-yard field goal in the win.
Senior quarterback Conor Davies threw three touchdown passes for the Lions (0-3, 0-3) in defeat.
Class B North
No. 1 Red Bank Catholic 37, Neptune 0
Junior quarterback Eddie Hahn tossed three touchdown passes, two to Trevor Cowley, and ran for another score to lead the top-ranked Caseys (4-0, 3-0) to their 36th consecutive win over a Shore Conference opponent.
No. 9 Long Branch 35, Wall 7
Senior running back Dahmiere Willis ran for a career-high 268 yards and five touchdowns for his second straight game of 250 rushing yards or more to lead the Green Wave (2-1, 1-1) past the Crimson Knights (0-4, 0-4).
Matt Cluley threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Bobby Fletcher for Wall's only score.
Class B Central
Point Beach 36, Keyport 19
Senior running back Joe Wegrzyniak ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries to send the Garnet Gulls (2-1, 2-0) to a win over the Red Raiders (0-3, 0-2). Senior quarterback Jake Fioretti ran for two scores and senior running back Mike Frauenheim rushed for 85 yards as part of a 325-yard team effort on the ground.
Wegrzyniak also had eight tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and an interception on defense, while linebacker Zack Schaller made six tackles and also recovered a fumble.
Shore 44, Keansburg 6
Alex Johnson ran for three touchdowns and James Bedell had a 72-yard interception return for a touchdown to power the Blue Devils (3-0, 2-0) past the Titans (1-2, 0-2). Johnson had scoring runs of 19, 34 and 9, while Mike Moore had a 44-yard rushing touchdown and Kyle Masica scored on a 5-yard run. Jake Monteiro booted a 29-yard field goal.
No. 6 St. John Vianney 41, Central 12
Junior quarterback Anthony Brown threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns to Dan Calabro as the Lancers (3-0) erased an early deficit to top the Golden Eagles (1-2) and continue their fast start under head coach Mark Ciccotelli. Aaron Mora, Tyrique Hall and Calvin Beaty added touchdown runs and Joseph Rice kicked a pair of field goals for St. John Vianney, which scored the game's final 38 points after falling behind 12-3 in the second quarter.
Central sophomore running back Mike Bickford followed up his clutch game in a win over Barnegat by rushing for 144 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries. Quarterback Mike Miserendino ran for 78 yards on 7 carries and threw a 12-yard touchdown to Tyler Tedeschi.
Bishop Ahr 13, Point Boro 12
Senior quarterback Jack Fitzsimmons tossed touchdown passes to Jax Wigert and Mike Larson as the Panthers (2-1) dropped their first game of the season in a Greater Middlesex Conference crossover game against the Trojans (2-1).