No. 3 Lacey Township 42,
Central Regional 6
Lacey Township quarterback Craig Cicardo completed three touchdown passes as the Lions, No. 3 in The Press Elite 11, clinched the Shore Conference B South division title.
Cicardo, who has 12 touchdown passes this season, connected twice with Cameron Blackwell and threw a 26-yard TD pass to Zach Torrell. Blackwell, a senior wide receiver, has four touchdown receptions in the past three games.
Lacey's lead was just 7-6 at the end of the first quarter after Central Regional's Kalyph Hardy scored on a 4-yard run.
At the beginning of the second quarter, Lacey's Dave Vieira blocked a punt and ran 25 yards for a touchdown. Central was scoreless for the rest of the game.
The Lions played without kicker/running back Jarrod Molzon, who sat out with an ankle injury. Lacey's other kicker, Matt Ruhnke, was 6-for-6 in extra-point attempts.
Lacey Township 7 21 14 0-42
Central Regional 6 0 0 0-6
LT-Dabal 3 run (Ruhnke kick)
C-Hardy 4 run (kick failed)
LT-Viera 25 blocked punt return (Ruhnke kick)
LT-Blackwell 36 pass from Cicardo (Ruhnke kick)
LT-Blackwell 5 pass from Cicardo (Ruhnke kick)
LT-Torell 26 pass from Cicardo (Ruhnke kick)
LT-Dabal 4 run (Ruhnke kick)
Records-Lacey 7-0; Central 0-6.