Pinelands Regional High School snapped a 22-game losing streak, beating Pt. Pleasant Boro, 16-13, in a comeback Shore Conference overtime thriller.
It was Pinelands' first win since beating Toms River South on November 5, 2010. The big win came just one week after losing 61-7 to Lacey Township.
Jon Kubricki nailed three field goals, the last a 34-yarder, for the Wildcats. The win also served as head coach Brian Wilkinson's first in his first season as the head coach of Pinelands.
Pt. Pleasant Boro 7 6 0 0 0-13
Pinelands 0 3 3 7 3-16
Records-Pt. Pleasant Boro 0-2, Pinelands 1-1.
Jose Valentin rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries to lead Wildwood to its first win of the season. Valentin scored on touchdowns of 54, 30 and 58 yards.
Riverside 0 8 0 8-16
Wildwood 0 8 6 6-20
W Valentin 54 run (Flanders run)
R Thomas 5 run (N/A)
W Valentin 30 run (pass failed)
W Valentin 58 run (run failed)
R Henderson 55 pass from Graham (N/A)
Rushing – Thomas 13-41, Ercol 9-40, Henderson 4-6 R; Valentin 10-174, Flanders 16-86, Richards 6-25. W.
Passing– Graham 10-20-139-0 R; Gentek 0-5-0-0.
Recieving– Henderson 3-61, Coleman 6-60, Dent 1-9, Thomad 1-6, Ercol 1-3 R.
Records-Riverside 0-2, Wildwood 1-1.
Middle Township 7
David Hood found the end zone three times for the Braves as they bounced back from last week's loss to improve to 1-1.
Hood's longest run of the game came on a 47-yard score in the second quarter that gave Absegami a 12-0 lead.
Middle Township was able to cut the score to 12-7 near the end of the first half thanks to a 14-yard touchdown reception by Jim Versage. That was the Panthers' only score as they were shut out in the second half.
Absegami 12 0 14 0-26
Middle Township 0 7 0 0-7
A Hood 6 run (kick failed)
A Hood 47 run ( kick failed)
M Versage 14 pass from Durso (Fala kick)
A Henchy 27 run (Dolan pass)
A Hood _ run (kick failed)
Records- Absegami 1-1, Middle Township 0-2.
Cedar Creek 7
Bridgeton running back Cappadonna Miller racked up 109 yards of total offense, scoring twice for the Bulldogs as the offense exploded in the second straight week to improve Bridgeton to 2-0.
Wide receiver Nazir Williams caught three passes for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Both scores came on passes of 24 and 47 from quarterback Ronald Williams.
Cedar Creek 0 0 7 0-7
Bridgeton 12 14 0 12-38
B Bell 14 from R Williams (kick failed)
B Miller 13 run (kick failed)
B Bowman 1 run (pass failed)
B Miller 28 run (R Williams pass)
C Milza 1 run (Moran kick)
B N Williams 24 pass from R Williams (run failed)
B N Williams 47 pass from R Williams (pass failed)
Records-Cedar Creek 1-1, Bridgeton 2-0.
St. Augustine Prep 53
Lower Cape May Reg. 6
The Hermits scored early and often with Lamont Harris having four touchdowns on the day.
Jose Tabora had two touchdown passes, one to Brandon Outlaw and the other to Chad Penny.
Lower Cape May 0 0 0 6-6
St. Augustine 19 20 7 7-53
S Harris 3yd run (Snow kick fail)
S Harris 19 yd run (Snow kick good)
S Harris 21 yd run ( Snow kick fail),
S Tabora 14 pass to Penny (kick failed)
Harris 17 run (Snow kick )
Tabora 76 Pass to Outlaw (kick failed)
S Phillups 4 run (Snow kick )
L Robb 1 run (kick failed)
S Phillips 27 run (Snow kick)
Records-St. Augustine 2-0 Lower Cape May 0-2.
Buena Regional 14
Ocean City 7
Buena needed a fourth-quarter touchdown run by George DiBiase to get the lead over Ocean City. Eric Rainer had the first touchdown of the night for Buena. Frank Woolley had Ocean City's only touchdown of the night.
OCean City 7 0 0 0-0
Buena 7 0 0 7-0
B- Rainer 80 run (Romeo kick)
O-Woolley 2 run(Stadnicki kick)
B- DiBiase 22 run (Romeo kick)
Records-Buena 2-0 OC 0-2.
Alessandro Padovani caught a pair of touchdowns from Jonathan Triboletti as Hammonton ran away to win its first game of the season.
Triboletti threw three touchdown passes, two to Padovani and another to Pete Lancetta, a 62-yard pass in the second quarter.
Hammonton 20 14 7 0-41
Oakcrest 0 0 7 6-13
H Rosue 1 run (Padovani kick)
H Armor 5 run (Padovani kick)
H Lancetta 62 pass from Triboletti (kick failed)
H Padovani 5 pass from Triboletti (Padovani kick)
H Padovani 40 pass from Triboletti (Padovani kick)
H Siligato 3 run (Padovani kick)
O Smith 9 run (Elliott kick)
O Smith 5 run (kick failed)
Records-Hammonton 1-1, Oakcrest 0-2.
Mainland Regional 14
Millville started out of the gate with a 98-yard touchdown return of the opening kickoff from Ryquell Armstead. Robert Ennis Jr. had two big touchdown plays, one on a punt return for 82 yards and a run that went for 80.
MRHS 0 7 7 0-0
Millville 21 14 7 7-0
M-Armstead 98 kick return(Young kick)
M-Stubbs 6 run (Harris pass)
M-Ennis Jr 80 Run (Young kick)
M- Loatman 16 from Rivera (young kick)
MR- Edmunds 28 pass from MIndish ( Juliano kick)
M- Rivera 5 Run(Young kick)
MR-Brennan 2 pass from Mindish (Juliano kick )
M- Armstead 59 run (Young kick)
M- Ennis 82 punt return (kick failed)
Records-MRHS 1-1 Millville 2-0.
A.J. Opre scored four touchdowns as Barnegat held off a late surge from Manchester.
Barnegat 21 7 7 7-42
Manchester 7 7 6 14-34
B Opre 2 run (Ulrich kick)
B Opre 6 run (Ulrich kick)
B Opre 20 run (Ulrich kick)
M Toomey 18 pass from Tomei (_ kick)
M Richardson 18 run (_ kick)
B Hause 12 pass from Gerena (Ulrich kick)
B Opre 1o run (Ulrich kick)
M Barnes 5 run (kick failed)
B Wickwire 27 run (Ulrich)
M Richardson 40 pass from Tomei (_ kick)
Records-Barnegat 2-0, Manchester 0-2.
Toms River South 27,
Southern Regional 20
Southern Regional scored all 20 points in the second half, but it wasn't enough as Toms River South held off the late surge by the Rams.
Logan Sheehan scored on a 17-yard run and threw a 25-yard pass to Vinnie Colecchia for Southern.
Southern 0 0 13 7-20
Toms River South 7 13 7 0-27
T Kosh 1 run (N/A)
T Greene 18 run (kick failed)
T Hart 10 pass from Berry (N/A)
S Sheehan 17 run (kick failed)
S Colecchia 25 pass from Sheehan (Yaiser kick)
T Berry 30 run (N/A)
S Yaiser 1 run (Yaiser kick)
Records-Southern 1-1; Toms River South 2-0.