Central Regional 7
Sophomore quarterback Cinjun Erskine threw a 30-yard pass to Pat Moran to set up the Bengals inside the 1-yard line late in the second quarter. Erksine ran the ball in for the first touchdown in his debut game.
Central answered early in the second half with a screen pass to Matt Bowen, who ran the ball 43 yards for the touchdown, giving the Golden Eagles a 7-6 lead.
After three consecutive running plays by Ed Santiago, Pat Moran kicked a 31-yard field goal to give Barnegat the lead in the third quarter.
Santiago ran the ball 5 yards into the end zone late in the fourth to clinch the win.
The Benagls improved to 3-1 in the conference and kept their shot at the B South title alive.
Barnegat 0 6 3 7— 16
Central Regional 0 0 7 0— 7
B–Erskine 1 run (kick blocked)
CR–Bowen 43 pass from Drumwright (kick good)
B–Moran 31 field goal
B–Santiago 5 run (Moran kick good)
Records—Barnegat 3-2; Central 2-3.