Millville 33,

Absegami 21

Alquann Jones scored three touchdowns, including 36- and 8-yard scoring runs, to lead Millville as the Thunderbolts' (3-2) hopes for South Jersey Group IV playoff contention stayed alive. Jones, who has eight touchdowns this season, took a fumble recovery 57 yards to the end zone in the first quarter.

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A pair of Rashad Kinlaw touchdowns, each on 1-yard runs, brought Absegami (2-4) within 12 points late in the fourth quarter.

The Braves recovered back-to-back onside kicks in the fourth quarter but turned the ball over on downs the second time with 3 minutes, 34 seconds remaining. Millville held on for the win.

Absegami running back Ben Martin, who played through an ankle injury, ended Millville's 20-0 lead in third quarter with a 13-yard touchdown carry.

Thunderbolts quarterback Shaq Lee completed his seventh touchdown pass, a 64-yard toss to Brandon Lee on Millville's opening play in the first quarter.

Defensive lineman Armando Rivera added a touchdown for Millville with a 31-yard interception return.

Millville 14 6 13 0-33

Absegami 0 0 7 14-21

FIRST QUARTER

M-Hart 64 pass from Lee (kick blocked)

M-Jones 57 fumble recovery (Slater pass from Lee)

SECOND QUARTER

M-Jones 36 run (kick failed)

THIRD QUARTER

A-Martin 13 run (Macauley kick)

M-Jones 8 run (Mulligan kick)

M-Rivera 31 interception return (kick failed)

FOURTH QUARTER

A-Kinlaw 1 run (Macauley kick)

A-Kinlaw 1 run (Macauley kick)

Records-Millville 3-2; Absegami 2-4.

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