Bridgeton High School’s explosive offense proved to be too much for Cinnaminson in a South Jersey Group II football quarterfinal game on Friday.

The Bulldogs won 47-26.

Quasheem Taylor scored on runs of 10 and 20 yards. Cappadonna Miller returned a fumble 22 yards for a touchdown to go with an interception and a 47-yard score.

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Cinnaminson, the No. 3 seed, scored first on a 35-yard field goal by Mike Jones. Taylor’s first touchdown run followed that to make it 6-3. Bridgeton never trailed from that point on.

The Bulldogs, the sixth seed, advance to face No. 2 seed Woodstown.

Bridgeton 6 13 7 21—47

Cinnaminson 3 7 8 8—26


C-Jones 35 field goal

B-Taylor 10 run (conversion failed)


B-Miller 22 fumble return (run failed)

C-Selnek 44 pass from Thevayanagam (Jones kick)

B-Bell 39 pass from R. Williams (R. Williams kick)


B-Miller 47 run (R. Williams kick

C-McDonald 1 run (Hawthorne run)


B-Taylor 20 run (R. Williams run)

C-Thevayanagam 29 run (Thevayanagam)

B-Bowman 3 run (run failed)

B-Bowman 78 (R. Williams kick)

Records—Bridgeton 8-2, Cinnaminson 7-2.

S.J. Group III

(3) Barnegat 41, (6) Pemberton 13

Barnegat quarterback Cinjun Erskine threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more as the Bengals advanced to next week’s South Jersey Group III semifinals.

Erskine connected with Manny Bowen on an 8-yard touchdown in the first quarter and then again on a 48-yard score in the second.

Barnegat will play at second-seeded Northern Burlington on Friday at 7 p.m.

Pemberton 7 0 0 6—13

Barnegat 7 14 0 20—41


P— Lambert 65 run (kick good)

B—Bowen 8 pass by Erskine (Ulrich kick)


B—Erskine 1 run (Ulrich kick)

B—Bowen 48 pass from Erskine (Ulrich kick)


B—Erskine 1 run (Ulrich kick)

P—Hilton 24 pass from Clark (kick failed)

B—Wickwire 55 run (kick failed)

B—Kampo 15 interception return (Ulrich kick)

Records—Pemberton 4-5; Barnegat 8-1.

S.J. Group IV

(1) Eastern 32, (8) Atlantic City 26

Atlantic City’s upset bid fell just short as the Vikings had a first-and-goal with less than a minute to go, but turned the ball over on downs.

Derrick Osh-shakkur opened the scoring for the Vikings on a 75-yard kickoff return. He also had a 19-yard run in the first quarter.

Tom Flacco had three passing touchdowns and one rushing for top-seeded Eastern, which will host Millville in the semifinal round.

“I’m proud of how the boys played. They had the intensity that they’ve been looking for all season,” said Atlantic City head coach Thomas Kelly. “In reality, if we brought this kind of play all year we would have been in much better standing; but we have to build from this. It’s not the end of the world. We played a very good opponent and we have to tell the guys that.”

Atlantic City 14 6 6 0—26

Eastern 17 0 15 0—32


E- Spirt 27 field goal

A- Osh-shakkur 75 kick return

E- Flacco 1 run

E- Levicoff 43 pass from Flacco

A- Osh-shakkur 19 run (Graves pass from Osh-shakurr)


A- Graves 13 pass from Prevard


E- Hill 3 pass from Flacco

A- White 76 run (kick failed)

E- Safety (on blocked punt)

E- Segers 17 pass from Flacco (kick failed)

Records— Atlantic City 4-5; Eastern 9-1.

(4) Kingsway Regional 52, (5) Lacey Township 17

Old Dominion-bound running back Ray Lawry led the way with six rushing touchdowns as Kingsway knocked Lacey Township out of the South Jersey Group IV playoffs for the second season in a row. Lacey quarterback Tom Kelly had an 80-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter and found Christian Tutela for a 19-yard touchdown pass in the third.

Lacey Township 10 0 7 0—0

Kingsway Regional 13 19 20 0—0


KR— Lawry 2 yard run (kick good)

LT—Davis 24 field goal

KR—Green 3 run (kick failed)

LT—Kelly 80 run (kick good)


KR—Lawry 11 run (kick good)

KR—Lawry 64 punt return (kick failed)

KR—Lawry 11 run (kick failed)


LT—Tutela 19 pass from Kelly (kick good)

KR—Lawry 45 run (kick good)

KR—Lawry 10 run (kick failed)

KR—Green 6 run (kick good)

Records—Lacey 5-5; Kingsway 7-2.



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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