Football roundup: Williams TD lifts Bound Brook

Football roundup: Williams TD lifts Bound Brook

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Football roundup: Williams TD lifts Bound Brook

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Isaiah Williams out-raced the South Hunterdon secondary to score on a 58-yard touchdown pass to lift the Bound Brook to a 28-24 victory over South Hunterdon Friday night in a high school football game.

The result gave both a share of the Mid-State 38 Conference Hills Division title along with Roselle Park.

Quarterback Jalen Wheeler throw the bomb with under two minutes left in the game, setting off a Homecoming crowd celebration on the sidelines.

The win sends Bound Brook into next week’s game at New Providence with a 4-1 record. South fell to 3-2 and will next play Kenilworth.

Bound Brook trailed 9-0 at halftime and 16-0 early in the second half before rolling.

Both teams scored on safeties. Bound Brook scored its first touchdown on a 30-yard pass from Wheeler to Jack Welti, crept within a point after a 62-yard punt return by Williams, then took its first lead (21-16) on another pass play, this one to Jarrett Gardner from 16 yards out.

Toby Coleman’s third TD of the game lifted South back into the lead at 21-15, giving Bound Brook the ball with 3:03 to play.

Union 35, Westfield 23: Albeit in a losing effort, Westfield (0-4) senior quarterback Christian Menares-Brown had himself a nice night as he completed 14 of 28 passes for 239 yards and three touchdown passes.

Two of Menares-Brown’s touchdown passes were hauled in by junior wideout Dylan Elliot. Elliot caught a 44-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter which, at the time, tied the game 14-14.

Montgomery 27, Warren Hills 9: Senior running back Ryan Boyle carried 19 times for 205 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Montgomery in a rout.

Phillipsburg 21, Bridgewater-Raritan 13: Senior quarterback Donny Stires connected with junior wideout Josh Robbins on an 11-yard touchdown pass and senior running back Mike Pennella scored on a three-yard touchdown rush for the Panthers (3-2).

Voorhees 40, Somerville 22: Voorhees raced out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back.

Senior tailback Nick Ruggiero racked up 117 yards on 13 carries and scored two touchdowns, while junior Chris Okulicz carried nine times for 81 yards and one touchdown for the Vikings (3-2).

Senior Kamry Davidson paced Somerville (1-4) with 12 carries for 73 yards and one touchdown.

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