Vote for the Week 6 Football Player of the Week
Week 6 featured some great individual performances on the ground, through the air and on defense and special teams.
Now it’s time to get your vote in for who had the top performance in the Shore this weekend to choose the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey/Shore Sports Network Player of the Week. The winner will be announced on Wednesday right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Tuesday at midnight.
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Week 6 Player of the Week nominees (listed in alphabetical order)
Charlie Cotton, Sr, RB, Barnegat
Cotton ran for 140 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries in a 28-7 win over Keyport to become Barnegat’s all-time leading rusher with 1,693 career yards.
Marc Dennis, Sr., QB, Long Branch
Dennis completed 8 of 12 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns as the Green Wave bounced back from a loss to shut out Wall, 26-0. Dennis threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to Jayon Farrar and a 41-yard touchdown pass to Zahdierr Blueford.
Dean Gallo, Sr., RB, Holmdel
Gallo ran for 180 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries to help the Hornets defeat Asbury Park, 38-0, and clinch at least a share of the National Division title.
Frankie Giannetti, Jr., RB/LB, Toms River East
Giannetti ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries and also made six tackles on defense to lead the Raiders to a 28-20 victory over Pinelands.
Sean Glenn, Sr., QB, Middletown North
Glenn completed 11 of 16 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns as the Lions beat Howell, 43-2, to pick up their first win of the season.
Gil Goldsmith, Sr., QB, Shore
Goldsmith ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns on six carries and also threw for a touchdown in the Blue Devils’ 35-0 win over Matawan. He ran for a 64-yard touchdown run on Shore’s first offensive play, tossed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Michael Deusch and ran for a 13-yard score.
Malik Ingram, Jr., RB, Mater Dei Prep
Ingram ran for 170 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries as the Seraphs walloped Manasquan, 41-0. Ingram had touchdown runs of 23, 34 and 35 yards.
Darius Martorano, Sr., WR, Central
Martorano had a touchdown catch, a touchdown run and a touchdown pass as Central beat Southern, 30-10, to pick up their first win of the season. Martorano caught five passes for 61 yards and hauled in a 17-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Gavin Whelan. He then threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to sophomore wide receiver Brandon Montgomery and capped his day with a 6-yard touchdown run.
Makai Mickens, Jr., RB/DB, Red Bank
Mickens had a great game on both sides of the ball as the Bucs beat Raritan, 35-14, to improve to 5-1. He ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries, scoring on runs of 32 and eight yards, and also intercepted two passes on defense.
Ryan Moran, Sr., LB/RB, Ocean
Moran was all over the field in a 27-21 win over Point Boro with 23 tackles, including two tackles for loss. He also had 49 yards rushing and a touchdown on seven carries.
Dayshawn Porter, Sr., WR, Monmouth
Porter had a 60-yard touchdown catch and also ran for two touchdowns as the Falcons beat Neptune, 30-16, for their second straight win following an 0-4 start.
Nico Santorelli, Jr., RB, Manalapan
Santorelli took over as the feature back when senior Dale Sieczkowski went down with an injury in the first quarter and answered the call with a career-high 220 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 29 carries to lead the Braves to a 31-28 victory over Brick Memorial.
Shane Simonson, Sr., LB, Jackson Liberty
Simonson had a night to remember for a Jackson Liberty defense that led the charge in a shocking 14-0 defeat of rival Jackson Memorial, the first win for the Lions over the Jaguars in program history. Simonson had 15 solo tackles, one tackle for loss, a pass breakup and an interception which he returned 50 yards to set up a touchdown. He also had a quarterback pressure to force a throw that was intercepted and returned 85 yards for a touchdown by Joe DeVito.
Liam Riecks, Sr., QB, Keansburg
Riecks accounted for all five touchdowns as the Titans evened their record by defeating Manchester, 30-6. He completed 11 of 13 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 36 yards and three touchdowns. Riecks had touchdown runs of five, one and three yards, threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Liam Meyer and threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Edwards.