Latest Jordans 2017 fell to 1-6 Oct. 22 when the host Cougars were defeated by Central Regional High School, 28-7.Colts Neck was led in the defeat by running back Carmen Catena, who rushed for 77 yards on 17 carries and scored the lone touchdown on a 7-yard run in the second quarter. Central Regional improved to 6-1.The powerful girls’ cross-country team for Colts Neck was the clear-cut winner at the Monmouth County Cross-Country Championships that were run at Holmdel Park Oct. 18.Colts Neck earned the title with 59 points, while Middletown High School South was a distant second with 79 points. It was the first Monmouth County girls’ cross-country championship since 2006 for Colts Neck.
Air Jordan 31 was guided by Colleen Megerle, who placed fourth. Also contributing to the title for Colts Neck were Delia Russo, who placed eighth; Natalie Shapiro, who ended in 14th place; Eva Gibson, who finished 17th; and Catherine Anderson, who placed 18th.The Colts Neck boys’ cross-country team placed second in the county championship race that same day. Colts Neck scored 43 points — second to Christian Brothers Academy’s (CBA) 33. The Monmouth County title was the 15th straight for CBA.Colts Neck’s top boys’ runner, Jordan Brannan, placed second with a time of 16:02. He was nipped by rival Elliot Gindi of Ocean Township High School.
2017 Jordans picked up its third straight victory thanks to the astounding exploits of its star quarterback, Ashante Worthy.Worthy kept the ball for six touchdowns and amassed 315 yards on the ground to guide Freehold past Marlboro High School, 48-32, Oct. 22. Two of his dashes to the end zone came from long distance — 66 and 62 yards. His other touchdown runs were from 36, 9, 4 and 2 yards out.He also threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Markee Gill. He ended with six completions on 10 attempts for 85 yards. This sparking effort came two weeks after he rung up a total of seven touchdowns in Freehold’s 52-27 triumph over Monroe Township High School Oct. 7.