The Vineland High School football team had several long touchdown plays en route to a 44-27 victory over Ocean City in the season opener on Friday.
Isaiah Spencer scored twice on 60-yard carries in the Cape-Atlantic League interdivision game. RJ Morgan scored on 92- and 81-yard runs. One of Morgan's touchdowns was a kickoff return near the end of the first quarter.
Fighting Clan quarterback Tory Clark connected with Toure Douglas and Marcus Nelson for touchdowns. Douglas made a sliding catch for a 23-yard TD in the second quarter. Nelson ran for the two-point conversion and caught a 64-yard pass in the third quarter.
Ocean City wide receiver Chris Turner caught two TD passes (25 and 15 yards) from sophomore quarterback Chris Gabor. Turner's first touchdown came on a 4th-and-16 play in the first quarter.
Ocean City 6 6 0 15-27
Vineland 15 8 13 8-44
V-Spencer 60 run (Nelson run)
OC-Turner 25 pass from Gabor (run failed)
V-Morgan 92 run (Morgan kick)
OC-Bethea 4 run (pass failed)
V-Douglas 23 pass from Clark (Nelson run)
V-Spencer 60 run (Morgan kick)
V-Nelson 64 pass from Clark (kick failed)
OC-Turner 15 pass for Gabor (Bethea run)
V-Morgan 81 run (Nelson run)
OC-scoring details unavailable
Records-OC. 0-1; Vineland 1-0.