(3) Barnegat 28
(2) North Burlington, 25
Barnegat High School beat North Burlington 28-25 in a South Jersey Group II football semifinal Friday night.
The Bengals dominated in the first half. Cinjun Erskine connected with Kyle Morris for a 50-yard touchdown pass. Erskine also scored on an 8-yard run in the first quarter, helping Barnegat build a 14-6 halftime lead.
Tyler McGuiness scored on a 2-yard touchdown run for Barnegat in the third quarter.
Kevin Hoffman scored on a 40-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for the Bengals.
Ryan Ulrich was five-for-five in point-after kicks.
Barnegat improved to 9-1 and advanced to the title game to be played the weekend of Dec. 6-8 against the winner of tonight’s matchup between fourth-seeded Delsea Regional and top-seeded Manasquan.
Barnegat 14 0 7 7—28
Burlington 0 6 0 19—25
B-Morris 50 pass from Erskine (Ulrich kick)
B- Erskine 8 run (Ulrich kick good)
N- Greene 40 run (kick failed)
B- McGuiness 2 run (Ulrich kick good)
N- Greene 65 run (run failed)
N- Greene 65 punt return (kick good)
B- Hoffman 40 run (Ulrich kick good)
N- Gardner catch
Records— Barnegat 9-1; N. Burlington 7-3.
(2) St. Peters Prep 34,
(6) St. Augustine Prep 0
Brandon Wimbush threw two touchdown passes to Corey Caddle for St. Peters, including one for 92 yards.
Jonathon Hilliman scored three times, on runs of 54, 5 and 6 yards. St. Peters advanced to the state Non-Public IV final. It will play the weekend of Dec. 6-8 against the winner of today’s game (4) Don Bosco Prep and (1) Paramus Catholic.
St. Augustine 0 0 0 0—0
St. Peter 0 7 20 7—34
P-Caddle 15 pass from Wimbush (Hernandez kick)
P-Hilliman 54 run (Kick failed)
P-Hilliman 5 run (Pass failed)
P-Caddle 92 pass from Wimbush (Huber run)
P-Hilliman6 run (Hernandez kick)
Records—St. Augustine 8-2; St. Peter 10-1.