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Every week this fall, Shore Sports Network will be selecting its own Shore Conference football players of the week on offense, defense, and special teams in addition to selecting those award-winners for each of the Shore's seven divisions. Our poll also returns to allow the fans to make their choice as to who they feel should be the conference's offensive and defensive players of the week.

Read through each player's accomplishments for the week and cast your votes. This week's poll will close on Wednesday at 12 p.m.


Week 7 Fans' Choice SSN Football Player of the Week nominees (listed in alphabetical order)



Dom Beninato, Sr., QB, Colts Neck

Beninato completed 10 of 14 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 35 yards and a touchdown in the Cougars' 41-27 win over St. John Vianney.


Nick Cardone, Jr., QB, Freehold Township

Cardone threw for 203 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 29 yards on six carries in the Patriots' 25-7 win over Ocean.


Da'Von Craft, Sr., RB, Long Branch

Craft rushed for 190 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries to lead the Green Wave to a 31-2 win over Southern.


Jack Cannon, So., QB, Holmdel

Cannon has been a regular in the Player of the Week feature and had another strong game in Holmdel's 35-0 win over Ratian with 152 yards passing and a touchdown plus 121 yards rushing and a touchdown on 11 carries.


Connor Dietz, Sr., QB, Brick Memorial

Dietz ran for 176 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries and threw for 102 yards when the Mustangs beat Lacey, 32-13, to start 8-0 for the first time in program history. He also had nine tackles with two tackles for loss on defense.


Mike Frawley, Sr., WR, Pinelands

Frawley caught six passes for 127 yards in the Wildcats' 27-7 win over Barnegat.


Jonah Glenn, So., RB, Jackson Memorial

Glenn ran for 242 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries and also had a 33-yard reception in the Jaguars' 34-3 victory over Jackson Liberty.


Nevin Hart, Sr., RB, Toms River East

Hart ran for 151 yards and two touchdowns on just four carries, scoring on runs of 74 and 49 yards in the Raiders' 34-14 win over Point Beach.


Jayden Johnson, Jr., WR, Brick

Johnson ran for 91 yards and a touchdown on six carries and caught five passes for 41 yards in a 17-10 loss to Middletown North.


Todd Lambertson, Sr., QB, Donovan Catholic

Lambertson completed 7 of 10 passes for 71 yards and a touchdown and ran for 57 yards and a touchdown on three carries in Donovan's 41-0 win over Red Bank.


Josh Love, Sr., RB, Manchester

Love ran for 254 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries to eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark and lead the Hawks to a 27-22 win over Asbury Park.


Daaron Lynch, Fr., WR/QB, Neptune

Lynch threw a 46-yard touchdown pass and caught an 18-yard touchdown reception in the Scarlet Fliers' 12-7 win over Freehold.


Kevin Maloney, Sr., WR, Howell

Maloney caught 10 passes for 110 yards in Howell's 34-13 loss to No. 2 Red Bank Catholic.


Josh Moeller, Jr., QB, Shore

Moeller completed 5 of 8 passes for 88 yards and three touchdowns in Shore's 28-0 win over Monmouth


Josh Moore, Sr., RB, Toms River North

Moore ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries in the Mariners' 49-0 victory over Toms River South in "The Civil War"


Kellen Murray, So., RB, Rumson-Fair Haven

Murray ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries in the Bulldogs' 24-3 win over previously undefeated Marlboro.


Matt Oliphant, Sr., QB, Point Boro

Oliphant ran for 197 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries and completed 4 of 5 passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers' 42-7 win over Matawan.


Emanuel Ross, Sr., WR, Red Bank Catholic

Ross caught six passes for a career-high 120 yards and tied a career-high with three touchdown receptions in RBC's 34-13 win over Howell.


Nick Ruggiero, Jr., RB, Central

Ruggiero ran for a career-high 241 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries to power the Golden Eagles to a 30-24 win over Lakewood.


Luke Sheehan, Sr., QB, Middletown North

Sheehan completed 16 of 20 passes for 231 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions won their second straight game with a 17-10 victory over Brick.


Nazir Treadwell, Sr., QB, Keyport

Treadwell completed 7 of 9 passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns on five carries to lead the Red Raiders to a 35-14 victory over rival Keansburg that clinched the outright Patriot Division title.


Abdul Turay, Fr., RB, St. John Vianney

Turay rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in the Lancers' 41-27 loss to Colts Neck.




Cipriano Bodnar, Jr., DT, Holmdel

The Hornets recorded their fifth straight shutout with a 35-0 win over Raritan and Bodnar led the way on defense with eight tackles, 1.5 sacks, and a tackle for loss.


Ryan Burns, Sr., LB, Keyport

Burns was outstanding in a 35-14 win over Keansburg that clinched the outright Patriot Division title, recording seven tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.


Matt Cassidy, Sr., LB, Marlboro

Cassidy had 13 tackles and a pass breakup during Marlboro's 24-3 loss to Rumson-Fair Haven.


Devin Donnelly, Sr., DB, Colts Neck

Donnelly made 12 tackles (8 solo) with two tackles for loss in Colts Neck's 41-27 win over St. John Vianney.


Zach Elfashny, Sr., DL, Jackson Memorial

Elfashny had a sack and two tackles for loss among his seven total tackles when the Jaguars defeated district rival Jackson Liberty 34-3.


Jaxon Figueroa, Jr., DL, Brick Memorial

Figueroa notched a career-high three sacks and added a forced fumble and five total tackles in the Mustangs 32-13 win over Lacey to start 8-0 for the first time in program history.


Kris Gonzalez, Sr., LB, Central

Gonzalez had a career-high 19 tackles, including 19 solo stops, in the Golden Eagles' 30-24 win over Lakewood.


Jarairya Jean, So., DE, Neptune

Jean posted two sacks, four tackles for loss, and a fumble recovery to help Neptune earn a 12-7 win over Freehold


Dante Jehn, Sr., LB, Monmouth

Jehn recorded a career-high 16 tackles with one tackle for loss and one pass breakup in a 28-0 loss to Shore Regional.


Johnnel Johnson, Jr., LB, Barnegat

Johnson had a strong game in Barnegat's 27-7 loss to Pinelands with 12 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss, and a pass breakup.


Christian Oliveri, Sr., LB, Toms River North

Oliveri recorded 10 total tackles with one sack and three tackles for loss during Toms River North's 49-0 shutout win over district rival Toms River South.


Matthias Payton, Sr., LB, Manchester

Payton had seven tackles, one sack, and two tackles for loss in a 27-22 win over Asbury Park.


Stephen Myers, Sr., DB, Red Bank Catholic

Myers picked off his fourth pass of the year and returned it for a touchdown in the Caseys' 34-13 win over Howell. He finished with six total tackles.


Armando Sanchez, Sr., DL, Southern

The Rams suffered a 31-2 defeat to Long Branch but Sanchez had another very productive game with 13 total tackles including two tackles for loss.


Jacob Tobias, Jr., DB, Rumson-Fair Haven

Tobias made four tackles for loss among his nine total tackles when Rumson shut down Marlboro for a 24-3 win over the previously unbeaten Mustangs.


Nick Whisten, Sr., LB, Freehold Township

Whisten had seven tackles with two tackles for loss in a 25-7 win over Ocean.


Lucas White, Sr., LB, Shore

White had three tackles and an interception in Shore's 28-0 shutout win over Monmouth. He also ran for a team-high 117 yards and a touchdown.





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