Vote for the Orthopaedic Institute Boys Lacrosse Player of the Week for Week 4
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 Thursday right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Wednesday 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 4/23 to 4/29
*Stats based on results reported to Shore Sports Network*
Connor Ard, Middletown South
The Eagles picked up the biggest win in program history when they beat No. 3 Freehold Township, 9-8, and Ard led the way offensively with five goals and one assist. Ard has a team-high 26 goals this season.
Chris Downey, Christian Brothers
The Colts’ senior goalie had another huge game against a top opponent when he turned in a fantastic 11-save effort to help CBA take down top-ranked Manasquan, 6-4, and remain undefeated.
Joey Ferrara, Brick Memorial
A senior attackman for the Mustangs, Ferrara sank eight goals and added three assists in three games to become Brick Memorial’s all-time leading scorer. An Eastern University recruit, Ferrara has 29 goals and 15 assists this season and 81 goals and 40 assists for his career.
Kiel Forlenza, Rumson-Fair Haven
Forlenza had a big week for the Bulldogs with eight goals and one assist to help Rumson go 3-0 and improve to 8-6 on the season. The sophomore midfielder has 17 goals and 12 assists this season.
Gil Goldsmith, Shore
A multiple-time Player of the Week nominee, Goldsmith reach a pair of major milestones this week by scoring eight goals and adding 10 assists in three games to reach 100 career goals and 200 career points. Goldsmith has 31 goals and 34 assists, plus 100 ground balls this season, for the No. 7 Blue Devils.
Jack Kapcsos, Holmdel
Kapcsos registered seven goals and two assists in three games during the week, including scoring four goals against his former team to lead Holmdel to a 7-6 win over Red Bank Catholic. He scored once when the Hornets defeated then-No. 7 Howell to thrust Holmdel into the SSN Top 10. Kapcsos had nine goals and two assists in four games this season.
Max Matthies, Jackson Liberty
Matthies tallied 11 goals with three assist, including scoring a career-high eight goals in a win over Donovan Catholic, to eclipse the 100-point plateau for his career. Matthies has a career-best 30 goals this season.
Evan Otten, Toms River East
Otten, a senior midfielder, tallied eight goals and four assists while adding 22 ground balls in a 3-0 week for the Raiders. His double-overtime goal – his fourth of the game – gave Toms River East a dramatic 7-6 win over Brick.
Shane Reilly, St. Rose
Reilly, a senior attackman, scored 14 goals and added two assists to reach 100 career goals and help the Purple Roses pick up wins over Jackson Liberty and Lacey. Reilly now has 38 goals and 11 assists on the year and sits at 107 career goals.