Manchester Township 27
Barnegat quarterback Nick SanGiacomo threw three touchdown passes and ran for another. SanGiacomo has seven TD passes in two games.
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.