After two lead changes, Roselle Park (N.J.)
took the lead for good when Matthews ran for a touchdown with less than a minute remaining in the fifth quarter and held on to beat Pingry (Martinsville, N.J.)
21-14 on Saturday.
The score was knotted at seven heading into the half. The Panthers took the lead for good on a Matthews touchdown run in the fifth quarter.
Jordan Andre played well for Roselle Park in the victory. He threw two touchdowns.
The victory is a complete turnaround from last season's game between these two teams, which the Big Blue took, 34-10.
Pingry (0-1) goes up against South Hunterdon in a Mid-State 38 - Hills game matchup next week, while Roselle Park (1-0) locks horns with Manville also in a Mid-State 38 - Hills game.This story is based on information MaxPreps obtained from Qwixcore reports. Qwixcore, MaxPreps new live-scoring tool, allows fans to serve other fans by reporting live scores of games from their phones. Occasionally, errors may occur and are usually a result of incorrect data input. For more information on Qwixcore, or to find out how you can Qwixcore your game, please click here.