Barnegat 35,

Manchester Township 27

Barnegat quarterback Nick SanGiacomo threw three touchdown passes and ran for another. SanGiacomo has seven TD passes in two games.

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The 6-foot-4, 207-pound senior completed two touchdown passes to Ryan Morris of 15 and 3 yards, and Mike DeTroia caught a 20-yard pass.

The Bengals trailed 21-14 at halftime, but a SanGiacomo touchdown pass to Morris tied the score heading into the fourth quarter.

A pair of 1-yard touchdown carries by SanGiacomo and senior running back Casey Pinto helped the Bengals pull away.

Manchester's Joe Johnson had a 30-yard touchdown catch to cut Barnegat's lead to eight points with 1 minute, 26 seconds left. The Bengals recovered an onside kick to seal the win.

For Manchester, senior wideout Nate Nickens had 5- and 25-yard touchdown catches in the first half. Quarterback Tim Rogers had four TD passes.

Records-Barnegat 2-0; Manchester 1-1.

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