ROUNDUP Long Branch Falls To Neptune; Shore Cruises

Saturday's Shore Conference football games

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

Neptune 27, Long Branch 14: The Scarlet Fliers (3-0) returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter to take a 20-0 lead, and the visiting Green Wave were never able to catch up.

Deion Williams scored an 8-yard touchdown in the first quarter and Joscil Jackson, who finished with 131 yards rushing, ran for a 63-yard score late in the game for Long Branch (2-1).

Shore 45, Metuchen 0: Mark Costantino, son of Blue Devils coach Mark Costantino, returned the opening kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown and then returned a punt 77 yards for another score, and Shore (2-1) never looked back in defeating host Metuchen.

Brian Miller had a 59-yard touchdown run,Jake Monteiro kicked a 32-yard field goal, and quarterback Matt Muh ran for a touchdown and threw to Tyler Vivian for a 50-yard score  for Shore, which also got a 2-yard TD run from Jack Kelly and a 20-yard score from Kevin Mascia.

Freehold 17, Wall 14: John Louro scored on a 10-yard run in the third quarter as the  visiting Crimson Knights rallied from a 10-0 deficit to take the lead, but the Colonials (1-2) scored on an 18-yard pass play from Brad Jones to Rayshon Webber to grab the victory.

Josh Dixon returned an interception 64 yards for Freehold’s first touchdown, and Daniel Parr kicked a 27-yard field goal.

Louro also scored a 3-yard touchdown for Wall (1-2).

Manasquan 42, Raritan 17: Joe Murphy ran for three touchdowns and Joe Fittin returned an interception 70 yards for a score as the host Warriors (1-2) notched their first victory of the season.

C.J. Pulcine, the Rockets’ quarterback, kicked a 24-yard field goal and hit Jordan Joaquin with a pass for a 30-yard touchdown, and added a 2-yard run late for Raritan (0-3).

Connor Grogan had a 79-yard touchdown for Manasquan.

Colts Neck 34, Marlboro 6: Mike Campbell rushed for two touchdowns and passed for 132 yards and two more scores as the Cougars (3-0) topped the host Mustangs (1-2).

Anthony Garguilo opened the scoring for Colts Neck with a 17-yard touchdown, and Tim Vangelas caught a Campbell pass and turned it into a 50-yard score.

Mike Ververka and Mike Monda intercepted Marlboro quarterback Parker Hoch three times.


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