EDISON, NJ – James Stewart put on a scoring show, accounting for four touchdowns as the Eagles opened its season by stripping the feathers off the Monroe Falcons 40-14 at home Friday night.
Stewart showed his prowess, scoring on a 44-yard run in the first quarter, a 2-yard-run and a 37-yard pass reception in the second and finally a 23-yard run in the third to easily put Monroe away.
Fellow Eagles quarterback Justin Turner and and Nick Yanik added a 1-yard run and 24-yard pass reception respectively to cap the Eagles scoring.
Monroe scored on two running plays in the second and fourth quarters.
In the second, Carlton Coleman ran it in from 34 yards out and Kaylon Bradley scored from the 1-yard line late in the game, with two successful extra-point kicks to account for the Falcons 14 points.
Turner went 10 of 13 for 155 yards and receiver Keanu Reed hauled in four passes for 63 yards in the winning effort.
Yanik brought in three catches for 52 total yards including the 24-yard score.
The Eagles start the season off at 1-0.