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Shore Sports Network Lacrosse Players of the Week, 4/22/15

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Cole Smolokoff, Jr., Attack, Red Bank

Photo by Mark Brown/B51 Photography.

It’s been an up and down season so far in Little Silver, but one constant for the Bucs has been Smolokoff, who entered the week top 10 in the state in points and now has 63 after a big week.

He scored twice in a 6-5 overtime loss to St. John Vianney, then had a team-high four goals along with one assist in a 10-9 double overtime loss to Red Bank Catholic. The Bucs then took out their frustrations on Middletown North with a 19-3 victory to stop a three-game losing skid. Smolokoff scored a game-high five goals and tied for the game-high with four assists.

Smolokoff now has 34 goals and 29 assists. He scored 36 goals last season, so he is well on his way to setting a career-high. The Bucs are back in action today against No. 8 Ocean in a crucial B North game. Red Bank has five games remaining before the cutoff for the Shore Conference Tournament where teams must have a .500 record, and the Bucs enter today at 4-7.


Honorable Mention

Tim Barile, Sr., Attack, Red Bank Catholic

Mark Buannic, Sr., Attack, Howell

Michael Carroll, Fr., Attack, CBA

Ian Colmorgan, Sr., Goalie, Howell

Tyler Foss, Sr., Midfield, Toms River North

Robbie Garavente, Sr., Attack, Rumson

Doug Goldsmith, Jr., Midfield, Shore

Ryan Mahon, Jr., Midfield, Lacey

J.J. McKenna, Jr., Midfielder, Barnegat

Kyle Mulrane, So., Attack, Southern

Brandon Nunez, Sr., Attack, Freehold Township

Jon Pierce, Jr., Goalie, Red Bank

Andrew Poretta, So., Attack, St. John Vianney

Billy Porter, Jr., Midfield, Brick Memorial

Tom Rogan, Sr., Midfield, Holmdel

Thijs Smith,  Jr., Attack, Colts Neck

Mike Steppe, Jr., Attack, Wall






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