Absegami 26,

Middle Township 7

David Hood found the end zone three times for the Braves as they bounced back from last week's loss to improve to 1-1.

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Hood's longest run of the game came on a 47-yard score in the second quarter that gave Absegami a 12-0 lead.

Middle Township was able to cut the score to 12-7 near the end of the first half thanks to a 14-yard touchdown reception by Jim Versage. That was the Panthers' only score as they were shut out in the second half.

Absegami 12 0 14 0-26

Middle Township 0 7 0 0-7

FIRST QUARTER

A Hood 6 run (kick failed)

A Hood 47 run ( kick failed)

SECOND QUARTER

M Versage 14 pass from Durso (Fala kick)

THIRD QUARTER

A Henchy 27 run (Dolan pass)

A Hood _ run (kick failed)

Records- Absegami 1-1, Middle Township 0-2.

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Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.

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