Scores and details from Week 6 Shore Conference football action on Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14.




Class A North

No. 1 Manalapan 49, No. 5 Howell 28

Senior running back Naim Mayfield ran for season-high 275 yards and five touchdowns to lead the top-ranked Braves (6-0, 4-0) past the Rebels (5-1, 3-1) in a matchup of the top two teams in Class A North.

Senior fullback Chris Maksimik added a short touchdown run and senior quarterback Luke Corcione tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Scott Scherzer.

Mayfield had touchdown runs of 16, 33, 9, 74 and 7 to up his incredible season totals to 1,410 yards rushing and 24 touchdowns. Corcione threw for 94 yards with one touchdown and one interception on 6 of 8 passing. Senior Symir Blacknall had a pair of catches for 45 yards and also had a key forced fumble on defense that was recovered by junior linebacker Dale Sieczkowski. Junior linebacker Tommy Pearce had 14 tackles and an interception that set up a touchdown, and defensive lineman Antonio Deieso had three sacks.

Howell senior quarterback Eddie Morales III was tremendous in the loss, throwing for 312 yards with three touchdowns and one interception, running for 119 yards and catching a 22-yard touchdown pass. He also had an interception on defense. Senior wide receiver Ryan Mazik had six receptions for 108 yards and a touchdown - all in the first half - but was out for the rest of the game after taking a hard hit on a 32-yard catch that set up a touchdown. Brandon Wilson caught seven passes for 95 yards, Naseim Brantley had four catches for 66 yards and a touchdown and Pat Handy also had a touchdown catch.


Class A Central

Monmouth 28, Red Bank 27 (OT)

Senior Ian Fitzgerald caught a touchdown pass that was deflected by two Red Bank defenders, and the Falcons held on for the win when Red Bank missed an extra point in a thrilling comeback victory.

Fitzgerald took a hook-and-ladder 90 yards for a touchdown with under three minutes left in regulation to tie the score at 21, and his wild touchdown catch in overtime put the Falcons (6-1, 4-0) ahead in overtime.

Quarterback Stephen Navitsky threw a touchdown pass to Quran Malloy to give Red Bank a 21-14 lead with three minutes left in the game. Earlier in the game, Navitsky threw a 91-yard touchdown pass to Nigel Mitchell.


Raritan 31, Matawan 22

Dan Vanmeerbeke threw two touchdown passes and P..J. Buccine had a 40-yard touchdown run in the first half as the Rockets (2-4, 1-3) downed the Huskies (1-5, 1-4) for their first division win of the season.


Class A South

No. 9 Brick Memorial 35, Toms River East 13

Senior running back Tony Thorpe ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns, including the 40th of his career to set a Brick Memorial school record, as the Mustangs (5-1, 4-1) topped the Raiders (2-4, 1-4) won their fifth straight game.

Thorpe broke free on a 76-yard touchdown run for his 40th career score and also had scoring runs of 1 ad 3 yards. Senior running back Blaine Netterman also ran for over 100 yards and a touchdown and junior quarterback Tyler Sindel ran for a short touchdown.

Nick Silvia caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Louis Gallo IV and senior Tommy Ferrante had a short touchdown run for Toms River East.


Central 17, Toms River South 7

Sophomore running back Kavon Chambers ran for over 200 yards and scored a touchdown and Darius Martorano had a touchdown reception on a screen pass as the Golden Eagles (4-2, 4-1) pushed past the Indians (1-5, 1-4) to remain tied for first place in A South.

Martorano scored on a 23-yard screen pass from junior quarterback Joe Fowler to give Central a 7-0 lead in the second quarter. Toms River South answered on a short touchdown run by Jack Huber to tie the score, 7-7, at halftime.

Chambers gave Central the lead for good with a 47-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter, and senior Shane Black added a 32-yard field goal late in regulation.


Jackson Memorial 28, Toms River North 0

Junior running back Leo Shimonovich had 150 yards rushing and three touchdowns, including a 50-yard touchdown run late in the first half, as the Jaguars (4-2, 3-2) blanked the Mariners (1-5, 1-4).

Sophomore running back Steven Rodriguez added a short touchdown run in the second half.

Jackson's defense allowed just 87 total yards while picking up its second shutout of the season. Junior John Ghigna had an interception, Elias Wilson had a fumble recovery and the Jaguars recorded five sacks. Jackson is allowing just 7.7 points per game this season.


Southern 20, Brick 7

Senior Joe Miele was a standout on both sides of the ball for the Rams (2-4, 2-3), rushing for 80 yards and a touchdown while also intercepting a pass on defense to lead Southern past the Green Dragons (4-2, 4-1)

The Rams' defense was nearly flawless in holding Brick under 50 yards of offense and surrendering just a handful of first downs. Carmen Deo had a short touchdown pass to Juste Schneider and senior Matt Barnett had a 67-yard touchdown run to give Southern a 20-0 lead in the third quarter.

Brick spoiled the shutout bid when junior Cole Groschel scored on an 18-yard run in the fourth quarter.


Class B North

No. 10 Middletown North 34, Wall 14 - Game story and highlights

Senior running back Connor Welsh ran for 217 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries and junior running back Connor Robbins added a pair of touchdown runs as the Lions (3-2, 1-1) pulled away form the Crimson Knights (3-3, 1-3) in the second half.

Welsh's 75-yard touchdown run in the third quarter opened a 21-7 lead for Middletown North after touchdown runs of 3 and 17 yard in the first half gave the Lions a 14-0 halftime edge. Robbins finished with 50 yards on seven carries and touchdowns of 3 and 14 yards.

Senior running back Brady McNally led Wall with 94 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries.


Manasquan 27, Ocean 0

Senior running back Connor Morgan ran for over 175 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Warriors (3-2, 1-2) returned from their bye week to shut out the Spartans (1-5, 0-4).

Morgan had a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and an 82-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, the latter of which opened a 21-0 Manasquan lead. Senior quarterback Tommy Antonucci and junior running back Canyon Birch also had touchdown runs for the Warriors.

Antonucci also had an interception on defense as the Warriors recorded their second straight shutout.



Freehold Township 31, Jackson Liberty 6

Junior quarterback Nick Reardon threw for over 200 yards and three touchdowns, and also ran for a touchdown, to lead the Patriots (6-0) past the Lions (1-5).

Senior wide receiver Pat Laricy had three catches for 85 yards and a touchdown and Kevin Doherty hauled in a pair of touchdown passes.


Holmdel 42, Manchester 14

Quarterback Jeff DeCicco ran for a touchdown and threw a touchdown pass, while Mack Byrne and Dean Gallo also scored twice each to power the Hornets (4-3) to a victory over the Hawks (2-4).

DeCicco opened the scoring with a 4-yard touchdown run, but Manchester responded when senior quarterback Jerry Ward scored on runs of 56 and 46 yards for a 14-7 lead. Holmdel answered when Byrne hauled in a 12-yard touchdown pass form DeCicco to tie the score at 14 at the half.

A 63-yard touchdown run by Byrne on a pitch gave Holmdel a 21-14 lead early in the third quarter, and Gallo then broke free on a 37-yard touchdown run for a 28-14 lead. Cameron LaMountain scored on a 1-yard run and Gallo added a 43-yard touchdown run for the final score.

Holmdel ran for 374 yards as a team.

Ward led Manchester with 154 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 13 carries.



Keyport 39, Dunellen 20

Greg Robinson an for a pair of touchdowns and quarterback Matt Twigg ran for a touchdown and threw a touchdown to Kam Lightbourne as the Red Raiders (1-5) picked up their first win of the season by topping the Destroyers (2-3).

Shykim Treadwell and Devin Wollner also had touchdown runs for Keyport.


Middlesex 22, Shore 21 (OT)

A 25-yard touchdown pass from John Kressbach to Zack Godfrey and a 2-point conversion run by Kressbach lifted the Blue Jays (5-1) past the Blue Devils (3-3) in dramatic fashion.

Tied at 14 after regulation, Shore took a 21-14 lead on a 3-yard touchdown run by junior running back Jack McCrae. Middlesex responded with Godfrey's touchdown catch, and elected to go for the win instead of attempting a game-tying extra point. Kressbach plowed up the middle for the winning conversion.

Senior quarterback Ryan Morris threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to sophomore Terry Carlstrom in the first quarter, and tossed a 17-yard touchdown pass to junior Gil Goldsmith  to give Shore a 14-7 lead with nine minutes left in the fourth quarter.

Middlesex tied the score at 14 when Godfrey hauled in a 66-yard halfback option pass from Devin Lanza with two minutes left in the fourth quarter.


Spotswood 28, Point Beach 22

Senior quarterback Luke Frauenheim ran for 160 yards and threw for 110 yards and three touchdowns, but the Garnet Gulls (3-3) fell to the Chargers (3-3). It is the third straight loss for Point Beach following a 3-0 start, and, conversely, is Spotswood's third straight win after beginning the season 0-3.

Wide receiver Josh Yates caught three touchdown passes on receptions of 50, 35 and 12 yards. Brad Parry ran for a pair of 2-point conversions.

With under a minute left in the game Point Beach had a first down at the Spotswood 14-yard line, but a pair of sacks pushed the Garnet Gulls back. Frauenheim's pass on fourth-and-10 from the 18-yard line was knocked away to seal the win for Spotswood.



Class A North

Freehold 35, Colts Neck 28

Senior quarterback Ashante Worthy ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and threw for 113 yards and two touchdowns to power the Colonials (3-3, 2-3) past the winless Cougars (0-6, 0-5).

Worthy had touchdown runs of 15 and 45 yards and also threw a 29-yard touchdown to Matt Da Silva and a 38-yard touchdown to Matt Krauss. Yashon Calhoun turned in a crucial special teams play with an 81-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Worthy also had an interception late in the game to stop a Colts Neck drive and clinch the victory.


Marlboro 27, Neptune 21

Running back Dontrell Alston ran for 196 yards and two touchdowns on 34 carries and quarterback Kyle Moore threw for 101 yards and two scores as the Mustangs (2-4, 2-2) held off a late comeback attempt by the Scarlet Fliers (0-5, 0-4).

Alston had touchdown runs of 8 and 3 yards and tight end Billy Delaney had two touchdown catches to help Marlboro open a 27-7 lead.

Neptune senior quarterback Chase Fairbanks threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a touchdown. Da'Jere Brown-Farris had a 91-yard touchdown reception and Xavier Harbison had an 85-yard touchdown catch.


Class A Central

No. 2 St. John Vianney 31, No. 6 Rumson-Fair Haven 28 (OT)

A 22-yard field goal by senior Will Forman in overtime held up as the game-winning points as the Lancers (6-0, 5-0) won an instant classic over the Bulldogs (4-1, 3-1) to extend their Shore Conference winning streak to 35 games.

A sack by senior linebacker Johnny Buchanan on third down forced a fourth-and-12 for Rumson, and an option pass by senior running back Peter Lucas fell incomplete to give St. John Vianney the win in thrilling fashion.

Senior quarterback Haaziq Daniels threw for 178 yards and a touchdown and ran for 76 yards and two scores for St. John Vianney. Buchanan ran for 122 yards and a 56-yard touchdown that tied the score at 21 midway through the fourth quarter. Senior wide out Sam East caught six passes for 110 yards, including a great 14-yard touchdown grab with  22 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime.

Lucas ran for 220 yards and two touchdowns for Rumson. Senior quarterback Dan Harby threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to junior fullback Alex Maldjian and Donovan Brennan ran for a 26-yard touchdown. Harby finished with 178 yards passing. Junior tight end Ian O'Connor caught a game-high 10 passes for 121 yards.


Class B North

No. 3 Red Bank Catholic 42, No. 7 Long Branch 28

Junior quarterback Steve Lubischer accounted for 208 total yards and four touchdowns and senior running back Zack Bair ran for 221 yards and two touchdowns as the Caseys (6-0, 5-0) held off the Green Wave (4-1, 3-1) to take sole possession of first place in B North.

Lubischer threw for 116 yards and two touchdowns on 9 of 14 passing, tossing an 8-yard touchdown to sophomore tight end Charlie Gordinier and an 18-yard touchdown to sophomore tight end Kevin Bauman. Lubischer also had 92 yard rushing on nine carries with touchdown runs of 7 and 8 yards. Bauman had two receptions for a team-high 52 yards and senior wide receiver Brandon Lombana had three catches for 36 yards.

Red Bank Catholic finished with 432 yards of offense.

Senior quarterback Juwan Wilkins threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns on 15 of 29 passing. Wilkins threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver T.J. Fosque and had connected with senior Pasa Fields on touchdowns of 52 and 25 yards. Fields had a big night with nine receptions for 145 yards and two touchdowns. Sophomore running back Jermaine Corbett finished with 183 yards rushing on 26 carries, while junior fullback La'Qym Morris scored on a 1-yard run.


Class B Central

No. 4 Mater Dei Prep 14, Asbury Park 13

Senior quarterback George Pearson threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Noguera and ran for a 13-yard touchdown as the Seraphs (4-0, 4-0) survived a scare from the Blue Bishops (2-3, 1-3) to win their 16th straight game.

Senior quarterback Ja'King Agostini threw a 78-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Donte Abrams to tied the score at seven, and after Mater Dei had taken a 14-7 lead on Pearson's touchdown run, connected with Abrams again for a 27-yard touchdown to make it 14-13. The Bishops went for the 2-point conversion with 4:53 left, but the Seraphs came up with the stop to maintain their 1-point lead.

Pearson completed a 40-yard pass to Gunnison Bloodgood on a third-and-20 from the Mater Dei 35 to pick up the game-clinching first down.


Class B South

No. 8 Point Boro 35, Lakewood 28

A 12-yard touchdown run by Nate Chiarello with 1:51 left, followed by a 24-yard touchdown run from senior fullback Tanner Gordon with 38 seconds left keyed a thrilling comeback as the Panthers (6-0, 5-0) rallied from a 20-0 deficit to defeat the Piners (1-4, 1-4).

Lakewood jumped out to a three-score lead in the first half as senior quarterback Zyheir Jones threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to twin brother Jyheir, Myles Jackson scored on a 6-yard run and the Jones brothers hooked up again for a 30-yard score.

Point Boro clawed back, starting with a 3-yard touchdown run by Chiarello that trimmed Lakewood's lead to 20-7 at halftime. Gordon broke off a 53-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter, and senior quarterback James Fara scored on a 14-yard run to give Point Boro a 21-20 lead.

Lakewood pulled back in front when the Jones brothers connected on a 12-yard touchdown with 8:28 left.

Chiarello's touchdown run and the ensuing extra point tied the score at 28, and Point Boro was able to get the ball back right away with a surprise in-between squib kick. Gordon's touchdown run made it 35-28, and the defense held on after Jones ripped off a 40-yard run down to the Point Boro 10-yard line. Jones' final pass was knocked away by Point Boro senior safety Trevor McNamara to clinch the win.


Lacey 31, Barnegat 24

Senior running back Jason Giresi ran for 239 yards and two touchdowns on 34 carries and senior quarterback Coleton Klaus threw for 116 yards and ran for a touchdown as the Lions (4-2, 3-2) won a back-and-forth battle to hand the Bengals (4-2, 3-1) their first division loss.

Giresi had touchdown runs of 31 and 35 yards. Jason Gorski added an 82-yard kickoff return for a touchdown which tied the score at 10.



Keansburg 19, Sussex Tech 0

Senior quarterback Danny Vital threw for 163 yards and three touchdowns and the defense allowed just 130 yards for the program's first shutout since 2009, leading the Titans (4-2) past the Fighting Mustangs (1-5).

Vital tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Jashawn Martin and also had a 45-yard touchdown pass to Joe Osterbye. Paul Eckleberry led the receiving corps with three catches for 89 yards. Osterbye led the defensive effort with 11 tackles.


St. Joseph (Metuchen) 48, Donovan Catholic 7

Sophomore quarterback Ryan Clark had a 6-yard touchdown run for the Griffins (2-4), who fell to the undefeated Falcons (6-0) on the road.


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