Vote for the Orthopaedic Institute Boys Lacrosse Player of the Week for Week 3
The past week of Shore Conference boys lacrosse action featured several great individual performances.
Now it’s time to get your vote in for who had the top performance in the Shore to choose the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey Player of the Week. The winner will be announced on Wednesday right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.
Scroll down to see the candidates and make your selection. If you'd like to vote more than once, just wait one hour and come back.
Player of the Week nominees for 4/16 to 4/22
*Stats based on results reported to Shore Sports Network*
Pete Abbes, Middletown North
Abbes posted seven goals and two assists in three games as the Lions picked up wins over Point Boro and Neptune with their lone loss coming to No. 2 CBA.
Canyon Birch, Manasquan
The junior attackman had another monster week with 12 goals and two assists in two games, including his 200th career goal. Birch leads New Jersey with 50 goals and 71 points.
Chris Downey, CBA
The senior goalie was stellar this past week to help the Colts improve to 8-0. He made five saves in a shutout win over Middletown North and then turned in a great performance with 11 saves in a win over Freehold Township.
Chase Fairbanks, Neptune
The Scarlet Fliers’ ace LSM picked up 41 ground balls in three games to increase his season total to 102, which is tied for third in New Jersey.
Rowan Goldin, Rumson-Fair Haven
The Bulldogs continue to battle back after a 1-5 start and picked up two crucial Shore Conference wins this week. Goldin tallied six goals and two assists in three games, including two goals and two assists in an 8-7 double-overtime win over Holmdel.
Gil Goldsmith, Shore
The Blue Devils’ do-it-all midfielder had another outstanding week with 12 goals, nine assists and 24 ground balls in three games as Shore picked up wins over Red Bank and Lacey and dropped a game to Rumson.
Mike McIntyre, Wall
Manasquan’s Canyon Birch has garnered the headlines as the state’s leading scorer but McIntyre has quietly had a tremendous season to find himself second in New Jersey in both goals (40) and points (62). He posted 10 goals and six assists in three games over the past week.
Shane Reilly, St. Rose
In four games last week Reilly scored 14 goals and added six assists to increase his season totals to 24 goals and 33 points. He had a 10-point game with five goals and five assists against Barnegat and scored five goals again in a win over Point Boro.
Dylan Vitale, Lacey
Vitale had a big week with seven goals and five assists in two games. He had two goals and five assists in a win over Donovan Catholic and scored five times in a wild 14-13 overtime loss to Shore. In the game against Shore, Vitale scored four times in the fourth quarter, including three times in the final 1:25 and the game-tying goal with one second left to tie the game at 13 after Lacey trailed 11-5 entering the fourth quarter.