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Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey Week 4 Player of the Week

Troy Buxton, Lacey

Freshmen have made a noteworthy impact around the Shore Conference this year and few teams have gotten as much out of their rookies as Lacey has.

Last week, it was their freshman sharp-shooter who stole the show, particularly in a come-from-behind win over Toms River South. Buxton hit six  of Lacey's 16 three-pointers in the win, 11 of which came during the second half to help the Lions overcome a double-digit halftime deficit.

Buxton finished with a career-high 26 points, then followed up a team-high 14 in a loss to Manchester a day earlier.

For winning the overall Player of the Week award, Buxton will receive a gift card to Surf Taco. He beat out Holmdel senior Derek Chan, Marlboro senior Alex Ratner and Neptune senior Azmere Wilson.

Lacey freshman Troy Buxton. (Photo provided by Kim Buxton)

Past 2020 Player of the Week Winners

Week 1: Jay Silva, Southern

Week 2: Will Surdez, Colts Neck

Week 3: Matt Lee, Point Boro

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