The Civil War Rivalry Game that took place on Gernard Field at Toms River North High School started out fast and strong. From the first play of the game until the very last, Toms River North was ready to redeem the winning title, and it showed. With a final score of 55-20, there was never a dull moment between the area’s well known, Civil War, that this year Toms River North won. It’s the 44th meeting between the two rivals going back to 1972 and it’s produced some memorable moments and great upsets.
Toms River North
Senior football letterman with the highest GPA is offensive tackle Tim Petersen. Tim is a 3 year starter for the Mariners and plans on playing football in college while pursuing a degree in engineering.
Devin is a 2 year starter for the Hitting Indians. He is a lineman on both sides of the ball…defense and offense. He plays with SPIRIT, PRIDE, and HEART and is a positive factor on the team. School activities include the following: Vice-President of the Student Body, Treasurer of the Class of 2016, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse. Outside of school, he serves as an assistant coach for the Junior Pee Wee Toms River Raider American Youth Football team. His future plans are to either attend the University of North Dakota, Clemson, or the University of South Carolina and major in business with a concentration in accounting.
He was the Head Coach at Toms River South High School from 1964-1978 and from 1997-2000. The rivalry between Toms River High School North and Toms River South began during football season 1972. Coach Signorino coached 11 games in the rivalry. The person accepting the award is Coach Ron Signorino, Sr.