St. Joe vs Queen of Peace football

St. Joe's C.J. LaFragola #5 brakes away from Queen of Peace's ChDon Brown #52 during football game at St. Joe High School Saturday, Nov 23, 2013.

Edward Lea

A year from now these are some of the Cape-Atlantic League and southern Ocean County players, who could be signing national letters of intent for scholarships.

Ryquell Armstead

RB/DB 6-0 185

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Armstead’s speed helped him in excel at running back, defensive back and wide receiver. He rushed 109 times for 1,071 yards and 15 touchdowns. Armstead also caught 11 passes for 53 yards. He returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.

Manny Bowen

WR/LB 6-3 195


Bowen excelled at linebacker and wide receiver. He made 78 tackles, 18 for losses. Bowen also caught 25 passes for 479 yards and eight touchdowns. Kansas has offered him a scholarship.

Rob Ennis

RB 5-10 180


Ennis rushed 171 times for 1,303 yards and 17 touchdowns. Toledo has offered him a scholarship.

Cinjun Erskine

QB 6-2 205


Erskine can both run and throw. Bucknell, Miami (Fla.) and Massachusetts have offered scholarships.

Lamont Harris

RB 5-8 190

St. Augustine Prep

Harris rushed 262 times for 1,768 yards and 21 touchdowns.

C.J. LaFragola

RB/LB 5-11 185

St. Joseph

LaFragola is one of the Cape-Atlantic League’s best players. He made 74 tackles — 15 for losses. He also contributed two sacks and three interceptions. On offense, he rushed 143 times for 1,149 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Sam Madden

OL 6-7 328


The 6-foot-7, 345-pound Madden is one of the state’s top prospects and already has offers from Rutgers, Iowa and Kansas.

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Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.

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