Fri. S.J. football roundup: Kinlaw spurs Absegami triumph

Posted: October 27, 2012

Notre Dame recruit Rashad Kinlaw returned with a bang as Absegami beat visiting Hammonton, 47-33, in a Friday night clash of Cape-Atlantic American powers.

Kinlaw rushed for two touchdowns for the Braves (5-3 overall, 4-1 Cape-Atlantic American), who are ranked fifth in South Jersey by The Inquirer.

Hammonton's Christian Mortellite threw three touchdown passes, including two to Mike Carnesale, but the Blue Devils (4-3, 3-3) couldn't dig out of a 14-point hole at halftime.

Atlantic City 40, Mainland 16 - Dayshawn Reynolds' two big plays in the first quarter helped the host Vikings (5-2, 4-2) open a 21-point lead, and his second-half score helped put the game away.

Reynolds caught a 57-yard touchdown pass, one of three by Jarren McBryde, and returned a punt 88 yards for a score. McBryde found Reynolds for an 11-yard strike in the third quarter.

McBryde also threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Demond Cottman on the last play of the first half, giving The Inquirer's fifth-ranked team a 27-3 lead.

For Mainland (2-5, 1-5) Matthew Maiman caught a 49-yard scoring pass from Tom Bradway, and Jim Cooper kicked a 24-yard field goal.

Cooper is closing in on the South Jersey record for career field goals, held by Lenape's Rob Juliano, who had 30 in a career that ended in 1990.

Cape-Atlantic National

Middle Township built scored 19 first-half points on its way to a 25-12 win at Bridgeton.

Nigel Case scored on a 44-yard run in the first quarter, and Zack Vogelei extended the lead with a 1-yard touchdown run.

Darrel Shelton kicked two field goals for the Panthers (4-2, 4-1).

Pop Williams threw a 53-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter for Bridgeton (4-4, 4-3), but it was too late to bring the Bulldogs back.

Colonial Liberty

West Deptford rushed for 415 yards in a 64-6 win over visiting Collingswood. Gerald Owens carried 11 times for 101 yards and three first-quarter touchdowns.

The Eagles (7-0, 3-0), ranked sixth by The Inquirer, held Collingswood (2-4, 1-2) to 7 yards of total offense.

West Jersey League

Glassboro's Corey Clement continues to pour it on. Clement, who set a South Jersey record for career rushing last week, scored four touchdowns as Glassboro (6-1) beat host Pennsville, 60-14, in an interdivision game.

Clement had touchdowns runs of 80, 47, and 43 yards and caught a 50-yard touchdown pass from Mike Gillespie, who threw for three touchdowns.

Delsea 35, Highland 6 - Josh Awotunde threw for two touchdowns and The Inquirer's fourth-ranked team rolled to a victory.

Awotunde found Bryan Dobzanski for an 11-yard strike and Robert Rolle for a 64-yard touchdown reception, both in the first half. Robert Hooks ran for touchdowns for the 7-1 Crusaders.

Fred Morrison's fourth-quarter touchdown run was the lone score for Highland (4-4).

Haddon Township 35, Lindenwold 7 - Jake Campbell threw for 198 yards and two touchdowns as the Hawks (5-2) kept the Lions (0-7) winless.

Gloucester 26, Woodstown 14 - Ben Boyer rushed for 150 yards, breaking the 1,000 mark for the season, as the Lions (6-1) overcame an early seven-point deficit.

Larry Spann ran for 54 yards and two touchdowns, and Austin Boboeman threw for 100 yards.

Cherokee 30, Pennsauken 0 - Marc Woodward's 13-yard touchdown run in the first quarter set the tone as the host Chiefs (3-4) cruised to a win. Evan Powell returned an interception 20 yards for a touchdown.

Florence 26, Bordentown 5 - Rich Myers' three touchdowns on the ground paved the way for the visiting Flashes (6-1).

Myers scored on two short runs in the first half before breaking a 70-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to give Florence a 26-7 lead. Jazmir Best also had a touchdown run for the Flashes.

Nick Bartolomei threw for a pair of touchdowns for the Scotties (4-3). He found Najee Shabazz for a 15-yard score and hit Jameel Tyson on a 6-yard touchdown reception for the game's final score.

Lenape 28, Rancocas Valley 20 - Abdul Crowther starred around the goal line as the host Indians (1-6) won their first game of the season.

Crowther ran for three touchdowns of 2 yards or fewer. His third gave Lenape an 18-14 lead.

Rancocas Valley's Jordan Sadusky threw two touchdown passes and caught another. Anthony Mague had a touchdown reception and threw for another.

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