Red Raider Round-up: Sept 26

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KEYPORT — The football Red Raiders are seeking their second season win today. They are home and take on Point Pleasant Beach at noon.

The Raiders claimed their first victory this season last week against South River on a newly rebuilt field. Their 27-12 victory made their record 1-1. They lost two weeks ago to Shore Regional in West Long Branch 31-7 for the season opener.

Last week, Desmond Underwood scored two rushing touch downs and Ky’Sun Pryor added another rushing touchdown, said Pete Miller, an assistant football coach. Kicker Christian Smith  scored two field goals, and three extra points, and he made an interception on defense.

The football Raiders claimed their first victory on a newly rebuilt field.

The sod playing field and new goal posts cost  $600,000 of general funds, which also covered the construction of a practice field, said Superintendent Lisa Savoia.

The the other Raiders squads, had a mixed week.

Girl’s soccer Raiders fell to the Ranney School 11-5 on Thrursday.

All five goals were scored by Hannah Thomson, a sophomore captain. Goalie Alexis Breen mitigated a devastating defeat with more than 20 saves, coach  Jennifer Rojas said.  Wednesday, the young women fell to Timothy Christian 3-1, according to NJ.com. The girls soccer team is in its inaugural season. They’re record is 2-3.

The girls’ volleyball Raiders fell Wednesday to St. John Vianney Lancers 5-25 and 17-25, coach Kaitlin McGlynn said.  Kaitlynn Ortiz led the team with six assists. Gabrielle Rooke had five also.  On Friday, They fell to Raritan High School two sets to none, according to an NJ.com report. The volleyball team is now 0-6.

Boys soccer lost three games this week, according to NJ.com. They fell to Mater Dei Prep 5-2, St. Rose 4-0 and Ranney 6-0. Their record is 0-5.

After being shut-out for their first three games, the Raiders field hockey team shutout the Ranney 1-0. Anne Cavallo scored the lone goal, coach Valerie Rogers said. That goal is the first of the season. The field hockey Raiders are 1-3.