Middle Township

The running back scored three touchdowns and rushed for 197 yards and 15 carries as the Panthers beat Pleasantville 35-13. McNeal also threw a touchdown pass. The Panthers (1-2) will play at Vineland (1-2) at 7 p.m. Friday.

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.