Shore Sports Network Week 6 Divisional Football Players of the Week
In addition to our conference-wide Player of the Week selections, Shore Sports Network will recognize the offensive, defensive, and special teams Players of the Week in each of the Shore Conference's seven divisions.
Week 6 Shore Conference Divisional Players of the Week
Luke Krzyzkowski, Sr., TE, Red Bank Catholic
Krzyzkowski caught two passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns during the Caseys' 25-14 win over Middletown South.
TJ Valerio, Jr., QB, Toms River North
Valerio turned in his best game in his third start filling in for injured star senior Micah Ford, throwing for 147 yards and a touchdown and rushing for 107 yards and a touchdown on nine carries in the Mariners' 49-0 win over Wall.
Lorenzo Portella & Logan Graham, Sr., DL, Red Bank Catholic
Portella and Graham posted an identical stat line with 10 tackles, one sack, and two tackles for loss each when the Caseys defeated Middletown South, 25-14.
Tareq Council, Sr., Toms River North
Council, a First Team All-Shore defensive back last season, returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown during the Mariners' 49-0 win over Wall.
Ah'sere Woolfolk, So., RB, Manalapan
Woolfolk ran for 135 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries, highlighted by his thunderous 55-yard go-ahead touchdown run in the fourth quarter, that propelled the Braves to a 24-23 upset over then-No. 4 Point Boro.
Ryan Dougherty, Jr., QB, Manalapan
Dougherty was excellent in the Braves' 24-23 upset win over then-No. 4 Point Boro by going 12 of 13 passing for 157 yards and two touchdowns plus a 2-point conversion pass.
Chris Scully, Sr., RB, Colts Neck
Scully continued his outstanding senior season with 253 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 19 carries to lead the Cougars to a 40-13 win over Raritan.
Jackson Pfister, Jr., DB, Manalapan
Pfister made four tackles for loss among his seven total stops to help slow down Point Boro's explosive triple-option rushing attack during the Braves' 24-23 upset win over the Panthers.
Eric Loureiro, Sr., DE, Colts Neck
Loureiro recorded 11 tackles with four tackles for loss in the Cougars' 40-13 win over Raritan.
Jake Horowitz, Sr., K, Manalapan
Horowitz kicked a 35-yard field goal and converted his only extra point attempt during Manalapan's thrilling 24-23 victory over then-No. 4 and previously undefeated Point Boro.
Jack Cannon, So., QB, Holmdel
Cannon completed 5 of 6 passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 86 yards and a touchdown on six carries in Holmdel's 30-0 win over Ocean to remain undefeated.
Caden Eastmond, Jr., WR, Manasquan
Eastmond caught four passes for 66 yards and three touchdowns when the Warriors snapped a two-game losing streak with a 31-0 victory over Asbury Park.
Donny Rocco Sosa, Fr., LB, St. John Vianney
The Lancers upended Shore Regional with a 21-6 victory and Sosa was a major reason why they were able to slow down the Blue Devils' Wing-T rushing attack, posting 15 tackles (8 solo) with an interception and two tackles for loss.
Michael McCormack, Jr., St. John Vianney
McCormack went 3-for-3 on extra points and kicked three touchbacks on kickoffs during the Lancers' 21-6 upset win over Shore.
Juan DeJesus, Jr., RB, Howell
DeJesus ran for a career-high 147 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries to power the Rebels to a 28-0 win over Southern for their second straight win after an 0-4 start.
Brian Dunleavy, Sr., WR, Middletown North
Dunleavy made his season debut after suffering an injury during the preseason and caught three passes for 53 yards and two touchdowns in the Lions' 38-6 win over Lacey.
Mike Consolazio, Sr., LB, Marlboro
The Mustangs' defense was fantastic in an 11-2 victory over Jackson Memorial that clinched a share of the Freedom Division title, Marlboro's first since 1994, and Consolazio led the charge with two sacks and four tackles for loss to shut down Jackson's potent rushing attack. He also had a 2-point conversion reception on offense.
Luke Rubin, Sr., K, Marlboro
Rubin was called upon only once during the Mustangs' 11-2 victory over Jackson Memorial, but he connected on a 30-yard field goal to give Marlboro a two-score lead on their way to a massive win that clinched a share of the program's first division title sine 1994.
Jason Lajara, So., QB, Brick Memorial
Standout senior quarterback Connor Dietz gave way to Lajara during the Mustangs' 48-14 win over Freehold and the sophomore responded with a tremendous three-touchdown performance. Lajara completed 14 of 18 passes for 266 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 30 yards and a touchdown as the Mustangs' offense churned out an eye-opening 597 yards of offense. Brick Memorial clinched at least a share of the division title and improved to 7-0.
Am'ir Martinez, Jr., QB, Matawan
Martinez completed 8 of 12 passes for 163 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 81 yards on 10 carries to lead the. Huskies to a 33-6 win over Barnegat for their third straight win after an 0-4 start.
Sebastian Andujar, Sr., LB, Freehold Township
Andujar made nine tackles (8 solo) with three tackles for loss and returned a fumble 41 yards for a touchdown, a crucial defensive play that helped the Patriots rally to knock off Brick, 27-26.
Jack Marotta, Fr., K, Brick Memorial
Marotta went 6-for-6 on extra points during the Mustangs' 48-14 win over Freehold that clinched at least a share of the division title.
Jimmy Alexander, Sr., QB, Toms River South
Alexander ran for 87 yards and two touchdowns, threw a 62-yard touchdown pass, and ran for a 2-point conversion to lead the Indians to a 31-17 victory over Pinelands that clinched at least a share of the division title, the program's first since 2002.
Nick Ruggiero, Jr., RB, Central
Ruggiero ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries to help the Golden Eagles to a 27-6 win over Neptune that halted a five-game losing streak.
Nick Crossley, Sr., LB, Monmouth
Crossley returned a fumble for a touchdown and recorded a team-high eight tackles with three tackles for loss to help lead the Falcons to a 28-0 shutout victory over Toms River East.
Evan Booth, Sr., Monmouth
Booth went 4-for-4 on extra points during the Falcons' 28-0 win over Toms River East to improve to 5-2.
Nazir Treadwell, Sr., QB, Keyport
Treadwell earns this award yet again after another ridiculous performance. The senior quarterback ran for 170 yards and three touchdowns on just five carries, headlined by a 96-yard touchdown run, and also completed 5 of 7 passes for 45 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-0 win over Point Beach. He has 1,749 yards and 31 total touchdowns between rushing and passing this season.
Manny Swain, Sr., DL, Manchester
Swain had two sacks and two tackles for loss in the Hawks' 34-2 win over Jackson Liberty. Manchester's defense forced six turnovers and posted a shutout as Liberty's points came on a safety.
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