BARNEGAT — It was the big day to unveil the new turf field at Barnegat High School. Coach Rob Davis' Bengals disappoint as Barnegat recorded a 10-7 victory over Central Regional on Saturday afternoon.
Nik DiLeo scored on a six-yard touchdown run with three seconds left in the third quarter gave Barnegat the winning points. Both Barnegat and Central were undefeated coming into the contest.
Barnegat led 3-0 at halftime on the strength of a 28-yard field goal by Matt Xiques. Central went ahead on a 40-yard touchdown pass by junior quarterback Frankie Farmer with 6:43 left in the third quarter.
Barnegat is 3-0 and Central is 2-1.