Shore Conference Football Week Three Recap By John Sorce

Manalapan 49, Freehold Township 22

Manalapan recorded its first win of the post-Naim Mayfield era as they overpowered Freehold Township, 49-22. Junior running back Nico Santorelli was efficient on his six carries, rushing for 94 yards and three touchdowns, while also returning a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown. Senior running back Dale Sieczkowski also contributed on the ground for the Braves, rushing for 149 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries. Manalapan ran for 365 yards as a team.


Saint John Vianney 37, Middletown North 20

Saint John Vianney improved to 2-2 on the season as they recorded a 37-20 victory over Middletown North. Junior running back Kavon Chambers ran for a pair of touchdowns, while sophomore quarterback Josh East ran for a touchdown and threw one to senior tight end Andrew McGimpsey.


Red Bank Catholic 42, Red Bank 7

It was all RBC in the battle of Red Bank, as the Caseys defeated the Bucs, 42-7. After the Bucs scored the game’s first score, Red Bank Catholic found success through the air as senior quarterback Steve Lubischer threw four touchdown passes, all to senior wide receiver Jaden Key, and completed 11 of 14 passes for 239 yards. Junior running back Billy Guidetti ran for over 100 yards and two touchdowns.


Toms River East 35, Toms River South 24

Toms River East recorded its first win of the season and first in six years against Toms River South in a 35-24 victory in a battle of Toms River rivals. Toms River East displayed a strong running game, as Mike Goodall led the Raiders with 115 yards on the ground. Frankie Giannetti ran for 74 yards and two touchdowns and Alex Smith ran for 86 yards and two touchdowns. Toms River East took a 28-24 lead late in the fourth quarter when offensive lineman Brady Gibbons recovered a fumble in the end zone. For Toms River South, Sam Akinlolu ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns, Jalen Hibbert had 75 yards on the ground and quarterback Sam Conover added 58 rushing yards and a touchdown pass to Travis Squire.


Barnegat 31, Pinelands 0

The Bengals remained undefeated in an impressive shutout victory over Pinelands. Brian Finucan connected with Sean Morris on a 50-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and Aaron Osborn kicked a 28-yard field goal. Charlie Cotton ran for a pair of touchdowns of two and 10 yards. Mike Godfrey capped off the scoring with a 15-yard touchdown run with 5:36 left in the game.


Point Boro 16, Monmouth Regional 6

Point Boro improved to 2-1 on the season in a 16-6 victory over Monmouth Regional. Senior fullback Bobby Cooper ran for 124 yards and a touchdown, coming in the second quarter that gave the Panthers a 7-0 halftime lead. Senior quarterback Garrett Romer ran for 119 yards and a touchdown, a four-yard scramble that came in the fourth quarter, putting Point Boro up, 14-0. Monmouth Regional got on the board with just under eight minutes left on a three-yard touchdown run by Dayshawn Porter, and a bad snap for Monmouth Regional led to a safety for Point Boro with just over five minutes remaining.