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After a two-year hiatus, the All-Shore Gridiron Classic returned on Wednesday, July 13 at Brick Township High School's historic Keller Memorial Field. Monmouth County prevailed, 14-7, to set a Gridiron Classic record with its fourth straight victory.

Photographer Richard O'Donnell captured all the action on a picturesque night highlighting some top graduating seniors in the Shore Conference.

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Teams enter the field through the GO ARMY Tunnel (Photo: Richard O'Donnell Photography)
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Lacey quarterback Noah Brunatti. (Richard E. O'Donnell)
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Donovan Catholic running back Nunes Bukula IV runs for Ocean County's only touchdown. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Ocean County cheerleaders. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Asbury Park's Knasir Alston. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Lacey quarterback Noah Brunatti. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Howell quarterback Stephen Jardim. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Middletown South wide receiver Ryan St. Clair. (Richard E. O'Donnell)
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St. John Vianney's Mason Shenk. (Richard E. O'Donnell)
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Long Branch's Christian Rodriguez. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Donovan Catholic's Mysun Rush-Esdaile. (Richard E. O'Donnell)
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Manalapan quarterback Mike Heckel tries to avoid the rush by Central Regional's Anthony Musso. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Donovan Catholic's Nunes Bukula IV. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Donovan Catholic's Nunes Bukula IV takes a handoff from Lacey QB Noah Brunatti. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Holmdel's Jaden Gallo lunges forward to gain extra yards. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Manalapan running back Elijah Marquez powers through the Ocean County defense. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Hall of Fame inductee Jim Simonelli (left) holds his Hall of Fame plaque with SFCF committee member and fellow Hall of Famer Joe Martucci. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Hall of Fame inductee Bob Grace (left) poses with his Hall of Fame plaque and fellow Hall of Famer Joe Martucci. (Richard E. O'Donnell)
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Rich Mosca (left) received the SFCF Lifetime Achievement Award. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Jack Bush (left) is presented with a Service Award from the SFCF. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Sam Mills Award winners - Asbury Park's Knasir Alston (left) and Brick's Darian Newcomb (right) with Sam Mills' brothers. (Richard E. O'Donnell).
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Orthopaedic Institute Brielle Orthopaedics All-Shore Gridiron Classic MVPs L-R: Dr. Bruce Stamos Presents the Ocean County Offensive MVP Nunes Bukula IV (Donovan Catholic), Ocean County Defensive MVP John Dodaro (Lacey), Monmouth County Offensive MVP Ryan St. Clair (Middletown South), and Monmouth County Defensive MVP Andrew Bulinsky (Marlboro). presented by Dr. Jason Nitche from OIB Ortho (Photos by Richard E. O'Donnell).
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