The Ocean City High School football team earned its first win of the season 42-39 on Friday against Middle Township in a Cape-Atlantic League matchup.

The Raiders’ Frank Wooley had his number called often, carrying the ball into the endzone four times — one from 2 yards out, one from 9, and the other two from 7 and 4 yards out.

Middle’s quarterback Joe Durso threw for three touchdowns, the last one coming in the fourth quarter that cut the score to 42-39.

Yamir McNeal scored on a pair of touchdown runs for the Panthers.

Ocean City now improves its record to 1-4. Middle’s record stands at 2-3.

Middle 6 13 0 20—39

OC 6 9 14 6—42


M-Versage 7 pass from Durso (Kick failed)

O-Wooley 2 run (kick failed)


O- Wooley 9 run (kick failed)

M- McNeal 2 run (Fala Kick)

O-Stadnicki 23 Fied Goal

M Versage 26 pass from Durso (Kick failed )


O- Wooley 7 run (Stadnicki Kick)

O- Wooley 4 run (Stadnicki kick)


M- Bland run (Kick good)

O- Int Return (kick failed)

M-McNeal run (Fala Kick)

O-Keyes 11 run (Stadnicki kick)

M-Bland 4 yard pass from Durso (Fala kick)

Records—Middle 2-3; OC 1-4.


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.