Brick Township picks up first win

The Point Beach football team, seen here in Week 1 against Keansburg, is one of the few teams still set to play on Friday, Oct. 16. DANIELLA HEMINGHAUS THE OCEAN STAR

TOMS RIVER — The Brick Township football team earned its first win of the season in a 13-10 battle against Toms River East on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Now 1-2 on the season, Brick returns home in Week 4 hosting Donovan Catholic on Homecoming night, Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m.

Manasquan 42 Point Boro 7


The Point Boro football team fell to Manasquan, 42-7, on Senior Day, Saturday, Oct. 17.

The Panthers were the first to score off a 19-yard run from Jake Croce in the second quarter, but that would be the only time Boro would cross the plain.

Manasquan scored three, unanswered touchdowns before the halftime break and added another three in the third, including a pick-six from Joe Franklin.

Boro moves to 0-3 on the season and will take on Monmouth Regional on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 12 p.m.

Lacey 25 Brick Memorial 19

Brick Memorial fell to 0-3 following a 25-19 road loss to Lacey on Saturday, Oct. 17.

The Mustangs next game will be at home against the Toms River East Raiders on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

Johnson 35 Point Beach 17

The Point Beach football team fell to Johnson 35-17 on Friday, Oct. 16.

The Garnet Gulls struck first with a 31-yard field goal kick from Giuseppe Taurozzi and earned the 10-7 halftime lead off a 24-yard touchdown catch from Matt Van Brunt to Hunter Alia.

The Crusaders scored four-straight touchdowns in the second half before Alia scored his second score for Beach, off a 69-yard run. Beach looks to bounce back next week against Shore Regional on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m.

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