SOMERVILLE, NJ - Ridge's defense turned in a dominant performance and posted a 43-0 shutout of Immaculata on the gridiron Friday night on the road.
The Red Devils (5-1) opened a 16-0 lead by halftime. Aidian Murphy connected with Matt Rusiniak on a 4-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. A 1-yard TD run by R.J. Milligan and a 37-yard field goal by Nolan Hughes extended Ridge's lead at intermission to 16 points.
In the third quarter, Dan Skea picked off a pass and returned the interception 34 yards for a TD. Reed Handabaka scored a pair of touchdowns on running plays and Christian Moore capped Ridge's second-half scoring with a return of a blocked punt.
Ridge's defense held Immaculata to fewer than 100 total yards from scrimmage. It was the fourth consecutive victory for the Red Devils.