A showcase of some of the top high school football teams in the region will return to Ocean City from Friday to Sunday. The second annual Battle at the Beach will feature 11 games from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28 at Carey Stadium at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk.
The hometown Ocean City Red Raiders, coming off a school record of 12 wins in 2021, will open their season with a game against Neshaminy, Pa., at 7 p.m. Friday.
The three-day event offers a chance to see some great games between top programs from New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
“I want to welcome all of these athletes, coaches, families and fans to Ocean City,” Mayor Jay Gillian said. “I’m glad that our exceptional facility at Carey Stadium can host this new tradition, and I hope that everybody gets to enjoy all that Ocean City has to offer while they’re here.”
Schedule and ticket information are as follows:
Friday August 26th
10 a.m. – Egg Harbor Township vs. Mainland
1 p.m. – Salem vs Cedar Grove
4 p.m. – Downingtown West (Pa.) vs Highland
7 p.m. – Neshaminy (Pa.) vs Ocean City
Saturday August 27th
10:30 a.m. – Wayne Valley vs Delran
1:30 p.m. – Toms River North vs Washington Township
4:30 p.m. – St. Peters Prep vs St. Augustine Prep
7:30 p.m. – St. John Vianney vs Red Bank Catholic
Sunday August 28th
11 a.m. – Thomas Jefferson (Pa.) vs Millville
2 p.m. – Holy Spirit vs Cherokee
5 p.m. – Edison vs Cedar Creek
Day 1 Tickets: https://gofan.co/app/events/545225
Day 2 Tickets: https://gofan.co/app/events/545241
Day 3 Tickets: https://gofan.co/app/events/545257