TOMS RIVER, NJ -- Toms River built an early lead and went on to post a 42-17 victory over the South Brunswick football team in the opening round of the Central Jersey, Group 5 playoffs Friday night.

Toms River North (9-1) had a 28-0 lead before South Brunswick (5-5) got on the board on Jai Patel's 42-yard field goal in the second quarter. 

Ezequiel Johnson scored two TDs in the third quarter for the Vikings, on a 32-yard run and a 44-yard pass play from Gage Katzenell-Hall. Neither team scored in the fourth quarter.

Katzenell-Hall finished with 181 yards passing on 12 completions in 30 attempts. He did not throw any interceptions.