Football Roundup: Wall Falls to Matawan

Shore Conference football

A look at Saturday’s Shore Conference football games, compiled from app.com, nj.com and allshoremedia.net:

Matawan 21, Wall 7: Kashaun Barnes passed for 165 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score as the host Huskies (4-1) beat the Crimson Knights (2-4).

Chris Quinlan caught a pass from Jack Gifford for a 40-yard touchdown that put Wall on the board first.

But Barnes hit Dan Incle with a pass that Incle turned into a 35-yard score to tie the game. Barnes then put Matawan in front in the second quarter with a score from 2 yards out.

An 18-yard touchdown pass from Barnes to Chris Solomon in the fourth quarter gave the Huskies their final cushion.

Manasquan 26, Monmouth 7: Mike Ariante scored two touchdowns as the host Warriors (2-4) pushed out to a 20-0 lead en route to the victory over the Falcons (1-4).

Joe Murphy ran for a 5-yard touchdown to open the scoring for Manasquan, and Tanner Cowley caught a 9-yard touchdown from Tucker Caccavale for the Warriors’ other score.

Dylan Brown scored from a yard out for Monmouth.

Lacey 21, Southern 19: Tom Kelly passed for 245 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score as the visiting Lions (6-0) rallied from a 12-0 deficit to beat the Rams (3-2) in Manahawkin.

Abe Gonzalez scored from 5 yards out and Nick Hem caught a pass from Dan Higgins that he turned into a 36-yard touchdown to give Southern the lead. But Kelly and Bill Belford connected for a 41-yard pass play for a touchdown to make it 12-7 at halftime.

Kelly scored from a yard out in the third to put Lacey ahead 14-12, and then connected with Kyle Spatz for a 13-yard score that turned out to be the game-winner, as Southern scored from 9 yards out on a pass from Higgins to Gonzalez.

Long Branch 30, Freehold 14: Deion Williams scored from 4 yards out and Myson Pennington caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Avery Griffin, and Vicente Mota kicked a 27-yard field goal as the visiting Green Wave (5-1) topped the Colonials (1-4).

Griffin also rushed for a 5-yard touchdown for Long Branch, which also got a touchdown from Joscil Jackson on a 33-yard interception return.

Josh Dixon scored touchdowns of 75 and 36 yards for Freehold.


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