Results from Friday's Shore Conference football action.




Class A Central

Red Bank 17, Matawan 14

Quarterback Chris Brannagan ran for a 25-yard touchdown and threw a 3-yard score to Jalen Willis, and Joe Flynn connected on a 36-yard field goal to give the Bucs (1-1, 1-0) a win over the Huskies (0-2, 0-2).

Senior linebacker Chris Outterbridge had double digit tackles and two sacks, and Omar Steward had a critical interception with 2:38 left in the game.


No. 4 St. John Vianney 41, Raritan 14

Senior running back Chris Chukwuneke scored five times on the ground as the Lancers (2-0, 2-0) overpowered the Rockets (0-2, 0-2).

Zyaire Sterling added a kickoff return for a touchdown for St. John Vianney.

Senior Vito Aleo had a touchdown run and also returned a kickoff for a touchdown for Raritan.


Class A South

No. 2 Toms River North 40, Brick Memorial 12

Senior quarterback Mike Husni turned in another dynamic performance with 240 yards passing and three touchdowns and 81 yards rushing and two touchdowns to power the Mariners (2-0, 2-0) to a convincing win over the Mustangs (0-2, 0-2).

Husni had scoring throws of 29 and 24 yards to senior wideout Darrion Carrington, and also a 56-yard score to senior Bryce Watts on a screen. He had a pair of two-yard touchdown runs. Senior Janaire Bradley returned an interception 72 yards for a touchdown and finished with two picks.

Junior quarterback Grant McKelvey ran for a game-high 115 yards for Brick Memorial.


No. 9 Brick 29, No. 5 Jackson Memorial 6

The Dragons defense and special teams answered the call with two fumble recoveries, two block punts and three fourth-down stops to shut down the Jaguars (1-1, 0-1) and earn a crucial divisional victory.

Brick (2-0, 2-0) held Jackson Memorial off the scoreboard until late in the fourth quarter when senior quarterback Dan Barker ran for a 7-yard score. By then, the Dragons had already built a 29-0 lead on three touchdown runs by senior quarterback Anthony Costanza and another by senior Ja'Sir Taylor. Junior Josh Garrett blocked a pair of punts, which led to 10 points. Taylor and Costanza each ran for 92 yards

Senior running back Mike Gawlik ran for 115 yards for Jackson.


Toms River South 33, Toms River East 0


Class B North

No. 1 Middletown South 37, Ocean 22

Senior quarterback Aneesh Agrawal threw for 265 yards and four touchdowns as the Eagles (2-0, 2-0) rallied past the Spartans (1-2, 0-2) in the second half for their 14th straight victory.

Agrawal had a 40-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Joyce, scoring strikes of 41 and 62 yards to Maxx Imsho and a 21-yard touchdown pass to Samson Dube. Joyce and Dube also had key interceptions in the second half to half promising drives by Ocean deep in Middletown South territory. Sophomore running back Anthony Summey added a 10-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and finished with 75 yards.

Ocean senior quarterback Kenny Pickett threw touchdowns of 52 and 12 yards to senior wide receiver Joey Aldarelli, and the two also connected on a two-point conversion. Senior running back Anthony Tedesco had a short touchdown run.


Red Bank Catholic 30, No. 7 Middletown North 27

Sophomore Ryan O'Hara connected on a 24-yard field goal with with just under a minute left in the fourth quarter to lift the Caseys (1-1, 1-1) to a thrilling divisional win over the Lions (1-0, 0-1) and give head coach Frank Edgerly his first win in his second tenure at RBC.

The Caseys' running game approached 300 yards as junior Zach Bair churned out a career-high 155 yards and two touchdowns and junior Nick Brusca added 90 yards. Junior quarterback Tommy Lang tossed touchdown passes to senior Max Hazard and freshman Kevin Bauman.

Senior quarterback Donald Glenn threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns for Middletown North, including a 23-yard touchdown pass to senior receiver Brendan Kube that tied the game at 27 with 8:11 left in the fourth quarter.


Class B South

Manchester 32, Jackson Liberty 21

The Hawks (1-1, 1-1) snapped a four-game losing streak to the Lions (0-2, 0-1) behind a strong game from junior running back Jalen Glenn, who ran for three touchdowns and keyed a second-half comeback.


Point Boro 28, Lacey 12

Junior quarterback James Fara ran for a pair of touchdowns as the Panthers (2-0, 2-0) earned a key divisional victory over the Lions (1-0, 0-1).

Fara had a 44-yard touchdown run and a 1-yard plunge, while junior fullback Tanner Gordon had a 47-yard touchdown run and senior slot back Kyler Rossi ran for a 23-yard score.

Jason Girisi had a three-yard touchdown run and Chase Stephenson caught a touchdown for Lacey.



No. 3 Manalapan 41, Southern 0

Junior quarterback Luke Corcione tossed three touchdown passes, junior running back Naim Mayfield had a rushing touchdown and a punt return for a touchdown, and junior fullback Chris Maksimik had a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown as the Braves (2-0) blasted the Rams (0-3).


No. 8 Wall 41, Central 6

The Crimson Knights (2-0) ran roughshod over the Golden Eagles (2-1) as senior running back Sean Larkin put up a career-high 181 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries.

Chevesse Covin had a 43-yard touchdown run and junior quarterback Eddie Scott threw a 45-yard touchdown to senior wide receiver R.J. Janeczek as Wall built a 28-6 halftime lead. Wall's defense held star running back Mike Bickford to just 43 yards on 15 carries. The Crimson Knights are 2-0 for the first time since 2013.

Sophomore quarterback Joe Fowler tossed a five-yard touchdown pass to Eli Allen for Central.


Marlboro 41, Pinelands 27

Senior running back Cameron Caorsi had a career-high four touchdown runs as the Mustangs (1-1) held off the Wildcats (1-1) for their first win over a Shore Conference opponent since 2012.

Sophomore Evan Burton had a pair of touchdown runs for Pinelands and went over 100 yards on the ground.


Shore 41, Barnegat 28

Senior quarterback Matt Pennell had a pair of short touchdown runs and a touchdown pass to Mark Russo as the Blue Devils (1-1) bounced back from a season-opening loss to down the Bengals (1-1).

Senior running back Josh Campi also ran for a touchdown for Shore.

Senior running back Jake Schmitz had a 55-yard yard touchdown run in the second quarter, and the Bengals pulled closer when senior Hunter Mauro took a screen pass 65 yards for a touchdown. Mauro later threw a 25-yard touchdown to quarterback Connor Lustenberger on a double-reverse pass. Lustenberger also threw a touchdown pass to sophomore tight end Sean Morris.


Mater Dei Prep 42, Dunellen 6



Manasquan 7, Woodbridge 6

A missed extra point was the difference as the Warriors (2-0) held off the Barrons (1-1) for a crucial nonconference victory. Damaso Jaime scored on an 82-yard pass from quarterback Jerry Maher in the first quarter, Adam Schreck kicked the extra point and Manasquan's defense did the rest.


Point Beach 20, Bishop Ahr 14

Spotswood 27, Holmdel 13


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