Central Jersey Group V

Braves Fall Short
Braves Fall Short
PISCATAWAY — Manalapan had its sights set on winning the program’s second sectional championship and becoming the first undefeated team in program history, but Piscataway had other ideas on Saturday morning. The Chiefs dominated from start to finish, controlling the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball for a 34-13 win to claim the Central Jersey Group V championship at High Point Solutions
Among the Elite
Among the Elite
*Photo gallery by Bill Normile* PISCATAWAY - During this preseason, a rival Shore Conference coach gave a skeptical look to me when the subject of Manalapan's local dominance was raised. "How can you truly say you're an elite program in the Shore when you've never won it all once...
Braves Heart
Braves Heart
*Click here for a photo gallery by Bill Normile* PISCATAWAY - Grinning amidst the postgame jubilation of Manalapan's first state championship in program history on Saturday, Braves senior Ben Sieczkowski spoke for a team that finally finished the job in its fourth straight trip to the NJSIAA finals...
CJ Group V Preview
CJ Group V Preview
CENTRAL JERSEY GROUP V CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rutgers University (3) Manalapan (10-1) vs. (1) South Brunswick (11-0) Manalapan stat leaders South Brunswick stat leaders Manalapan's best win: 21-3 over Central Jersey Group IV finalist Middletown South...
Four Sure
Four Sure
Manalapan is going to see if the fourth time is the charm as the Braves advanced to their fourth straight sectional final with a 28-6 win over second-seeded Hillsborough on Friday night to reach the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group V championship game in search of their elusive first state title...
'May' Day
'May' Day
Central Jersey Group V (3) Manalapan 39, (6) Old Bridge 14 Senior quarterback Dan Anerella went 10-for-15 for 124 yards and threw a career-high four touchdown passes, two of them to senior tight end Kyle Mullen, and senior tailback Imamu Mayfield exploded for a career-high 277 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries as the Braves (9-1) knocked off the Knights (5-4) to set up a semifinal match-up at
Bitter Pill
Bitter Pill
PISCATAWAY – Manalapan made no secret about its intentions for the 2013 season. After falling in the sectional final in each of the past two seasons, it was state title or bust for the Braves, who looked every bit like a championship team through 11 games...
Second Chance
Second Chance
It’s one of the most frustrating and powerless feelings in football, and Manalapan experienced it during the worst possible time last season. The Braves were desperately trying to get the ball back in the second half in order to come from behind in last year’s NJSIAA Central Jersey Group V final against South Brunswick, but the Vikings’ punishing running game was bleeding the clock and moving the
Dan the Man
Dan the Man
Follow Bob Badders on Twitter at @Bob_Badders MANALAPAN — The season that had been shaping up to be the best in program history for Manalapan was on the verge of vanishing when junior quarterback Dan Anerella took the snap from the Brick Memorial 12-yard line with 13 seconds left in Friday night’s playoff game...