Scores and details from Week 5 Shore Conference football action on Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7.

2017 Football Scoreboard



Class A North

No. 5 Howell 42, Neptune 3

Gerard Urso had a pair of touchdown runs plus an interception, while quarterback Eddie Morales and wide receiver Naseim Brantley each had two touchdowns to lead the unbeaten Rebels (5-0, 4-0).

Brantley had a punt return for a touchdown and also hauled in a touchdown pass from Morales, while the Rebels' quarterback added a rushing touchdown. Senior Braedon Baldwin also had a rushing touchdown.


Class A Central

No. 2 St. John Vianney 38, Holmdel 3

Senior running back Johnny Buchanan scored on a 63-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage and the Lancers (5-0, 4-0) were off and running to their 34th straight Shore Conference victory.

Senior quarterback Haaziq Daniels threw a touchdown pass to senior Zyaire Sterling and also ran for a touchdown, while Sterling added a 40-yard touchdown run of his own. Will Forman connected on a 36-yard field goal as St. John Vianney built a 31-3 halftime lead.

Alex Unanski had a field goal for the Hornets (3-3, 1-3).


No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 35, Matawan 0

Senior running back Peter Lucas ran for 274 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries and the Bulldogs (4-0, 3-0) recorded their second straight shutout by blanking the Huskies (1-4, 1-3).

Junior tight end Ian O'Connor caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Dan Harby and junior fullback Alex Maldjian added a 19-yard rushing touchdown.


Class A South

No. 9 Brick Memorial 21, Central 7

Senior running back Tony Thorpe ran for 171 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries and Mustangs' (4-1, 3-1)  defense forced three turnovers to lead the way in defeating the Golden Eagles (3-2, 3-1) for their fourth straight win.

Junior quarterback Tyler Sindel added 85 yards rushing and a touchdown while defensive back Dylan Vill had a 10-yard fumble return for a touchdown as well as an interception.

Joe Fowler threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Darius Martorano for Central.


Toms River North 34, Toms River East 7

Senior Mickey Maldonado ran for a pair of touchdowns and sophomore defensive lineman C.J. Niedzielski scored a defensive touchdown as the Mariners (1-4, 1-3) halted the Raiders' (2-3, 1-3) two-game winning streak to pick up their first victory of the season.

Maldonado had a 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and added a 24-yard touchdown run in the second half. Sophomore quarterback Gennaro Guardascione ran for a 49-yard touchdown and sophomore Nasir Calhoun scored on a 7-yard run in the fourth quarter. Niedzielski gave Toms River North a 20-0 lead with a strip-sack he returned 34 yards for a touchdown.

Senior quarterback Louis Gallo IV threw a 94-yard touchdown pass to Nick Silvia for Toms River East. The Raiders played without injured starting running back Evan Otten.


Jackson Memorial 10, Southern 8

Justin Burkert connected on a 25-yard field goal with three minutes left in regulation to lift the visiting Jaguars (3-2, 2-2) past the Rams (1-4, 1-3).

Burkert's field goal was set up by a fake-punt pass from Stephen Vigliarolo to Justin Martin-Culet to convert a fourth-and-10. Stephen Rodriguez scored on a 1-yard touchdown run after quarterback A.J. Tolmachewich hit Matt D'Amore for an 87-yard gain, as the Jaguars led 7-0 at halftime.

Southern picked up a safety to close the gap to 7-2, then took an 8-7 lead when senior Matt Barnett ran the ensuing kickoff back 72 yards for a touchdown.


Class B North

No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 45, No. 10 Wall 19

Senior running back Zack Bair had another incredible game with 230 yards rushing and three touchdowns on just eight carries as the Caseys (5-0, 4-0) rolled past the Crimson Knights (3-2, 1-2).

Bair had touchdown runs of 4 and 86 yards in the first quarter as RBC jumped out to a 31-12 halftime lead. He added an 85-yard touchdown run in the third quarter on a night where he averaged 28.8 yards per carry.

Junior quarterback Steve Lubischer added 138 yards and two touchdowns, tossing a 39-yard touchdown to Brandon Lombana and connecting with Jaden Key on an 84-yard touchdown. Lombana also had a 50-yard touchdown run and Ryan O'Hara kicked a 27-yard field goal.

Senior running back Brady McNally ran for 140 yards and a touchdown, while senior quarterback Eddie Scott threw for 147 yards and a 51-yard touchdown to Dylan Richey to lead Wall. Scott also had a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Richey finished with 100 yards receiving on three receptions.


No. 7 Long Branch 21, Middletown South 0

Sophomore running back Jermaine Corbett ran for over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns, while senior quarterback Juwan Wilkins threw for 175 yards and a touchdown as the Green Wave (4-0, 3-0) blanked the Eagles (2-3, 2-2) to remain undefeated.

Corbett scored on runs of 1 and 11 yards while Wilkins had a 79-yard touchdown pass to Pasa Fields. Long Branch's defense recorded four interceptions, including two by Kevin Porch and one each from Fields and Luke Arnold.

Middletown South was shut out for the second straight game, the first time that has happened in at least 16 years.

Long Branch recorded its first win over Middletown South in over 15 years.


Class B Central

No. 4 Mater Dei Prep 38, Shore 12

Senior quarterback George Pearson threw for 208 yards and three touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown as the Seraphs (3-0, 3-0) pushed their winning streak to 15 games by downing the Blue Devils (3-2, 2-1).

Senior wide receiver Kyle Devaney caught four passes for 89 yards and a touchdown and Isaiah Noguera ran for 94 yards and a touchdown on seven carries, and added a pair of 2-point conversion runs.

Junior running back Jack McCare ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries to lead Shore.


Class B South

No. 8 Point Boro 41, Manchester 12

Senior quarterback James Fara ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries while also throwing a touchdown pass as the Panthers (5-0, 4-0) remained undefeated by running past the Hawks (2-3, 2-2).

Fara threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to senior Brandon Cipriano and also scored on a 2-yard run as Point Boro build a 20-6 halftime lead. he added another 2-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Senior fullback Tanner Gordon ran for 87 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, scoring on an 11-yard run in the third quarter. Cipriano finished with 80 total yards and two touchdowns, while senior fullback Nate Chiarello added a 7-yard touchdown run.

Senior quarterback Jerry Ward had a 1-yard touchdown run and Jimmy Johns added a 55-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to account for Manchester's points.


Barnegat 27, Jackson Liberty 7

Senior running back Dillon Muratovich ran for a pair of touchdowns and also threw a touchdown to junior tight end Sean Morris as the Bengals (4-1, 3-0) remained undefeated in B South by topping the Lions (1-4, 1-3).

Muratovich had a 3-yard touchdown run in the first half and added a 2-yard scoring run in the third quarter to give Barnegat a 14-0 lead. His 35-yard touchdown pass to Morris made it 21-0, and Morris added a 65-yard interception return for a touchdown to make it 27-0.

Jackson Liberty avoided the shutout when Evan Catron spun a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jake Bosco with 4:35 left in the game.


Donovan Catholic 49, Pinelands 26

Sophomore running back Damian Johnson accounted for over 250 total yards and scored three rushing touchdowns, while sophomore quarterback Ryan Clark had four total touchdowns to power the Griffins (2-3, 2-2) past the Wildcats (1-4, 0-3).

Clark had three rushing touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass to sophomore wide receiver Andre Laney, who also had an interception on defense. Donovan Catholic out-scored Pinelands 21-0 in the second half.

Brennan Richardson had touchdown runs of 65 and 57 yards to lead Pinelands. Evan Burton added a 1-yard touchdown run and Garrett Brown tossed a 20-yard touchdown pass to tight end Chris Lewis.



Middletown North 41, New Brunswick 16

Junior quarterback Sean Glenn completed 8 of 12 passes for 252 yards and four touchdowns as the Lions (2-2) opened up a 34-0 halftime lead on their way to a blowout win over the Zebras (1-4).

Aidan Campbell caught three passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns, hauling in scoring passes of 32 and 52 yards. Senior running back Connor Welsh had rushing touchdowns of 21 and 25 yards, and also had a 44-yard touchdown reception.


Freehold Township 14, Perth Amboy 0

Nic Nasso scored on a 5-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and quarterback Nick Reardon added a short touchdown run while the Patriots' defense shut down the Panthers to improve to 5-0.

Freehold Township's defense has not allowed a touchdown in the past 10 quarters and no touchdowns in 14 of the last 16 quarters.


East Brunswick 28, Marlboro 14

Middlesex 27, Keyport 19



Class A North

No. 1 Manalapan 42, Colts Neck 8

Senior running back Naim Mayfield ran for over 200 yards and scored four touchdowns as the Braves (5-0, 3-0) took care of business against the winless Cougars (0-5, 0-4).

Senior quarterback Luke Corcione threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to senior wide out Scott Scherzer and senior fullback Chris Maksimik had a touchdown run.

Sabur Quddus had a short touchdown run late in the game for Colts Neck.


Class A Central

Monmouth 16, Raritan 6

Eli Rife returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown and Ricky Voss scored on a short touchdown run as the Falcons (5-1, 3-0) continued their turnaround season by shutting down the Rockets (1-4, 0-3).

Devon Johnson added a field goal and Monmouth's defense held Raritan under 120 yards of offense. Senior Ian Fitzgerald ran for over 150 yards for the Falcons.

Mike Fiore had a touchdown run for Raritan.


Class A South

Brick 28, Toms River South 0

Sophomore Anthony Prato made his first varsity start at quarterback and threw three touchdown passes as the Dragons (4-1, 4-0) remained undefeated by shutting out the Indians (1-4, 1-3).

Prato threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Jake Weatherspool, a scoring pass to Christian Malta and a 21-yard touchdown strike to Val Grigorian. Junior running back Joey Carchio added a 7-yard touchdown run.

Malta and junior defensive tackle Anthony DeTuro notched two sacks each to lead the Dragons' defense in their second shutout of the season.


Class B Central

Keansburg 51, Point Beach 43

Senior quarterback Danny Vital set a school single-game record for passing yards by going 15-for-20 for 388 yards and four touchdowns as the Titan (3-2, 1-2) won a wild game over the Garnet Gulls (3-2, 2-1).

Jashwan Martin led the receiving corps with seven catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns while also running for a 9-yard touchdown. Vital also had a rushing touchdown, an 11-yard scoring run with 4:32 to play. Darius Moore caught two passes for 79 yards and a touchdown and Justin Alessi had a 20-yard touchdown reception. Running back Liam Riecks had two touchdown runs and finished with 71 total yards.

Despite allowing 43 points, Keansburg's defense came up with big plays. Hunter MacDonald had two interceptions, Wyatt Riecks forced a fumble, Gaetano Casatelli had a fumble recovery and Patrick Edwards clinched the win with an interception and 53-yard return with under two minutes left in the game.

Point Beach senior quarterback Luke Frauenheim threw for 171 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions, while also rushing for 80 yards and two touchdowns. Josh Yates caught eight passes for 141 yards and two touchdown and senior John Nista ran for 96 yards and a score. Brad Parry had an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Point Beach senior running back Chris Webber did not play.


Class B South

Lacey 34, Lakewood 33

A 37-yard touchdown pass form senior quarterback Coleton Klauss to senior wide receiver Ryan Kilmurray with 1:07 left in regulation tied the score, and the extra point by junior Kevin Hayes put the Lions (3-2, 2-2) in front as they rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the second half to stun the Piners (1-3, 1-3).

Junior linebacker Greg Chadwick clinched the win with an interception inside at the 4-yard line with 15 seconds left in the game.

Klauss also threw touchdown passes of 10 and 27 yards to Cory Gudzak, and Gudzak also had a rushing touchdown. Senior running back Jason Giresi ran for a 2-yard score.

Lakewood senior quarterback Zyheir Jones threw two touchdown passes, ran for another and returned an interception for a touchdown. He tossed a 7-yard touchdown pass to his twin brother, Jyheir, and fired a 66-yard touchdown pass to Sincere Moore. His 32-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter put Lakewood up 27-13, and his 14-yard touchdown run gave Lakewood a 33-27 lead with 3:19 left in regulation.

Drayton Bonaparte added a short touchdown run for the Piners.



Freehold 56, Monroe 14

Senior quarterback Ashante Worthy threw for 110 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 126 yards and three touchdowns on five caries as the Colonials (2-3) detonated the Falcons (1-4).

Worthy had scoring runs of 58, 1 and 4 yards while junior wide receiver Matt Krauss caught three passes for 62 yards and touchdowns of 19 and 29 yards. Freshman running back Ahmad Dixon ran for 106 yards and touchdowns of 6 and 65 yards on just six carries, and also caught an 11-yard touchdown. Junior wide out Quincy Davis added 56 yard on three receptions and kicker Hurler was 8-for-8 on extra points.

Worthy now has 1,036 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns plus 950 yards passing and 11 touchdowns this season.


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