The Hightstown Rams Pop Warner J.V. division football team started the 2017 season with a 28-0 win against the Howell Lions at the Hightstown High School football field on Sunday.
The Rams were led by two touchdown passes from Danny Wersching. Wersching also ran for a touchdown. Matt Salter grabbed two touchdown passes and kicked two extra points and Matt Vingara also had a touchdown reception. Max Weingarten chipped in with a touchdown pass.
The Rams ground game was led by Jaylen Gundy, Isaiah Thorton and Liam O’Donnell. Tyler Koerner and Will Rodriquez also earned some tough yards on the ground. The Rams running attack was led by the blocking of AJ Mackey, Sal Spinelli, Ayden Hogan, Vince Bibens, and Chris Krywenko-Real. Troy Curran and Sasha Hoffman had strong games at tight end. Also leading the stellar offensive line play was Pablo Serrano and Alex Herb.
Dylan Schendlinger led the defense in the dominating shutout victory. Liam O’Donnell once again did it all for the Rams as he played multiple positions on offense and defense. Bryce Gordon was a force in stopping the Howell power running game and Matt Vingara was all over the Howell receivers to shut down the passing game. Danny
Wersching also helped the defense with a key interception and Ethan Altaro added to
the defensive effort with some strong defensive plays for the Rams.
The Rams host Carteret on Sunday at the Hightstown High School field.