Kurtz leads Keansburg past Highland Park

Kurtz leads Keansburg past Highland Park


Kurtz leads Keansburg past Highland Park


Senior quarterback Ryan Kurtz ran 20 times for 108 yards and opened the scoring in the second quarter with a 7-yard touchdown run as Keansburg outlasted Highland Park, 20-14, in a nonconference game on Friday evening.

Terry Murray and Chris Figaro added touchdown runs of 1 and 65, respectively, for the Titans, who are now 4-1 for the first time since 2007. That 2007 season ended with Keansburg making an appearance in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group I final.

Figaro finished with 77 yards on six carries to go along with an interception.

27, MIDD. NORTH 6: Brandon Piccini scored a 1-yard touchdown pass from Cody Thompson in the second quarter to give the Lions (0-4) their only scoring opportunity against the Knights (3-2) in a nonconference game.

Chris Middleton scored two touchdowns for the Knights including a 40-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Junior Brandon Giles opened up the scoring for Old Bridge with a 42-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

SAYREVILLE 35, FREEHOLD TWP. 6: Senior quarterback Isaiah Cureton completed 6 of 9 passes for 128 yards with one touchdown and added a 1-yard rushing touchdown as Sayreville rolled to its fifth consecutive victory to begin the season.

Junior fullback Deion Miller carried the ball five times for 50 yards with a pair of touchdowns to pace a balanced rushing attack for the Bombers in which five Sayreville players combined to rush 18 times for 180 yards.

Sophomore running back/safety Miles Hartsfield had a standout night on both sides of the ball, sprinting for a 60-yard touchdown on the ground and intercepting a Freehold Twp. pass.


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