Beacon 70 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week: Point Boro’s Tyler Gordon
Every week this season, Shore Conference football fans will have their chance to vote for the Beacon 70/Shore Sports Network Football Player of the Week on our website.
The Player of the Week winner for Week 10 as determined by our weeklong poll is Point Boro junior running back/linebacker Tyler Gordon, who made bigs plays on offense and defense during the Panthers' 34-14 victory over Monmouth Regional in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 2 playoffs. Gordon and all Player of the Week winners this season will receiver a $25 gift card to Beacon 70 Restaurant.
The Panthers improved to 8-1 on the season and advanced to the sectional semifinals by defeating the Falcons for the second time this season. Gordon had just four carries but totaled 37 yards and one touchdown. On defense, he had six tackles and returned an interception 12 yards for a touchdown.
On the season, Gordon has three touchdown runs as the backup fullback and is among the team's top tacklers with over 50.
He and the Panthers will be back in action on Friday night at Al Saner Field when they host New Providence in the South Jersey Group 2 semifinals.
Gordon earned Player of the Week honors by securing 28 percent of the votes to win over Donovan Catholic quarterback Jalin Butler. Point Beach's Andrew Laumbach finished third in the poll.