The Lacey Township High School football team had a big fourth quarter and kept its playoff chances alive as the Lions scored four straight times to beat Toms River East 28-7 in a Shore Conference football game Saturday afternoon.

Running back Kyle Spatz led Lacey with 170 yards and a touchdown. Quarterback Tom Kelly had two passing touchdowns, including a 63-yard pass to Jordan Powell, and a rushing touchdown. Joseph Detroia caught the first touchdown pass in the third quarter for the Lions.

Jerry Caporale had a 37-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for Toms River East.

Lacey Township 0 0 6 22- 28

Toms River East 7 0 0 0- 7


TRE-Caporale 37 yd run (Caporale kick good)


LT-Detroia 20 yd pass from Kelly (kick blocked)


LT-Kelly 2 yd run (Timony pass from Kelly)

LT-Spatz 35 yd run (Dolly kick good)

LT-Powell 63 yd pass from Kelly (Dolly kick good)

Records-Lacey 4-3; TRE 1-5.