The Cedar Creek High school football team outlasted Oakcrest 19-14 in a Cape-Atlantic League intraconference game Friday night.
Freshman Jesse Milza threw a 42-yard touchdown to Ahmir Mitchell. Nate Pauls recovered a fumble and took it the distance for a touchdown.
Oakcrest came back with a fourth-quarter, 55-yard touchdown pass from LaShawn Elliot to Terrence Smith.
Cedar Creek improved to 2-1, while Oakcrest fell to 0-3.
Cedar Creek 7 0 6 6-19
Oakcrest 0 7 0 7-14
C-Mitchell 2 run (Moran kick)
O- Mozelle pass from Eliot (Elliot kick)
C-Mitchell 42 pass from Milza (kick failed)
C-Pauls fumble return (Kick fail)
O-Smith 55 pass from Elliot (Elliot kick)
Records-Cedar Creek 2-1; Oakcreast 0-3.
St. Augustine Prep 42,
After Vineland scored the first touchdown of the game, St. Augustine answered with 42 unanswered points. Jose Tabora threw three touchdown passes. Lamont Harris found the end zone twice. The Hermits improved to 3-0 and Vineland fell to 1-2.
St. Augustine 14 7 7 14-42
Vineland 7 0 0 0-7
V-Seymore 44 run (Nealis Kick)
S- Harris 12 run (Snow kick)
S-Francisco 7 pass from Tabora (Snow kick)
S- Penny 42 pass from Tabora (Snow kick)
S- Phillips 3 run (Snow kick)
S-Harris 36 run (Snow kick)
S- Francisco 42 pass from Tabora (Snow kick)
Records-St. Augustine 3-0; Vineland 1-2 .
Buena Regional 41,
Lower Cape May Regional 6
Buena Regional put up 41 points in the first half and sustained that shutout for the rest of the game.
Eric Rainear had two big plays in the air, finding Micheal Julia for touchdowns. Rainer also ran in a 57-yard touchdown. Shaquille Scott ran in for two touchdowns.
Buena 21 20 0 0-41
Lower Cape 0 0 0 0-0
B- Julia 42 pass from Rainer (Romeo kick )
B-Scott 19 run (Romeo kick)
B-Rainer 57 run (Romeo Kick)
B- Julia 31 pass from Rainer (Romeo kick)
B- Scott 17 run ( kick failed)
B-Crouch 3 run (Romeo kick)
L- River 5 run (time expired)
Records-Buena 3-0; Lower Cape May 0-3.
Ocean City 0
The Bulldogs continued their hot start to the season, shutting out Ocean City.
Quasheem Taylor scored on an 83-yard run in the first quarter for Bridgeton's first touchdown. He added an 8-yard run in the fourth for his other score.
Cappadonna Miller returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown to give Bridgeton a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.
Ocean City hung around, trailing 12-0 at the half. But Bridgeton exploded for 19 points in the third quarter led by a pair of touchdown runs from Stefon Bowman and an 11-yard touchdown catch by Nazir Williams from Ronald Williams.
Bridgeton has outscored opponents 145-15 to open the season.
Bridgeton 12 0 19 8-39
Ocean City 0 0 0 0-0
B- Taylor 83 run (run failed)
B- Miller 50 interception return (run failed)
B -Bowman 1 run (R Williams kick)
B- N Williams 11 pass from R Williams (run failed)]
B -Bowman 3 run (kick failed)
B- Taylor 8 run (Bowman from R Williams)
Records-Bridgeton 3-0, Ocean City 0-3.
Middle Township 35,
Yamire McNeal had touchdowns in each quarter for Middle Township.
McNeal rushed for a 27-yard score in the first and a long 67-yard touchdown in the second. He then got a little creative with his third touchdown, connecting with Erik Arenberg on a 32-yard halfback pass.
McNeal's fourth touchdown came on a 46-yard run. He finished the day with 197 yards on 15 carries with three rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown.
Arenberg had two touchdown receptions for the Panthers.
Pleasantville's two scores came on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Che'quan Hargose to Ronnell Moore and a 27-yard interception return from Dimitri Ledger.
Pleasantville 0 7 0 6-13
Middle Township 7 14 7 7-35
M- McNeal 27 run (Fala kick)
M- Arenberg 25 pass from Durso (Fala kick)
M- McNeal 67 run (Fala kick)
P- Moore 41 pass from Hargose (Bishop kick)
M- Arenberg 32 pass from McNeal (Fala kick)
P- Ledger 27 interception return (kick failed)
M- McNeal 46 run (Fala kick)
Records-Pleasantville 0-3, Middle Twp 1-2.
Monsignor Donovan 18
A.J. Opre's 15-yard run in the fourth quarter, his second touchdown of the game, proved to be the difference maker for the Bengals. Opre's other touchdown came on a 4-yard run in the third quarter that gave Barnegat a 14-6 lead. Cinjun Erskine scored the first touchdown of the game on a quarterback keeper.
Kicker Ryan Ulrich had a perfect game, making all three extra points and hitting a 21-yard field goal.
Barnegat 0 7 10 7-24
Monsignor Donovan 0 6 6 6-18
B- Erskine 1 run (Ulrich kick)
M- Fields 2 run (kick failed)
B- Opre 4 run (Ulrich kick)
M- Fields 70 kick return (kick failed)
B- Ulrich 21 field goal
B- Opre 15 run (Ulrich kick)
M- Grasso 2 run (run failed)
Records-Barnegat 3-0, Monsignor Donovan 1-2.
Southern Regional 35,
Toms River North 7
Rob Yaiser scored three touchdowns for the Rams as they cruised to their second win of the season. Yaiser's scores came from 32, 20 and 3 yards out, respectively.
Grant Bissey rushed for the Rams' first touchdown of the game, a 1-yard score. He also caught a 3-yard pass from quarterback Logan Sheehan.
Southern Regional 20 7 6 2-35
Toms River North 0 0 0 7-7
S- Bissey 1 run (kick failed)
S- Yaiser 32 run (Yaiser kick)
S- Yaiser 20 run (Yaiser kick)
S- Bissey 3 pass from Sheehan (Yaiser kick)
S- Yaiser 3 run (kick failed)
Records-Southern 2-1, TR North 0-3.
Bishop Eustace 10,
Cumberland Regional 0
The Colts were shut out to drop to 1-2 on the season. Tim McConnell scored on an 18-yard run in the first quarter for Bishop Eustace.
Bishop Eustace 7 0 0 3-10
Cumberland Reg. 0 0 0 0-0
B- McConnell 18 run (Pharo kick)
B -Pharo field goal
Records-Bishop Eustace 2-1, Cumberland 1-2.
Wildwood's David Flanders scored two touchdowns - one on a 20-yard run, the other on a 40-yard run.
Pennsville's Dylan Cummings threw five touchdowns. Eric Lankenau, Jeremy Boucher and Kyle Craner all caught touchdown passes.
Pennsville 28 14 14 0-56
Wildwood 0 6 8 0-14
P- Boucher 11 pass from Cummings (Burdsall kick)
P- Blarcom 20 rush (Burdsall kick)
P- Burdsall 26 pass from Cummings (Burdsall kick)
P-Burdsall 2 pass from Cummings (Burdsall kick)
P-Lankenau 8 pass from Cummings (Burdsall kick)
P-Robbins 5 pass from Cummings (Burdsall kick)
W- Flanders 20 run ( run failed)
P- Craner1 pass from Widmaier (Burdsall kick)
W- Flanders 40 run (Gentek pass))
P- Pzenny 90 kick return (Burdsall kick)
Records-Wildwood 1-2; Pinelands 2-1.