There were some great individual performances in the air, on the ground and on the defensive side of the ball in Week 1. Now it’s time to get your vote in for who had the top performance in the Shore this weekend to choose the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey/Shore Sports Network Player of the Week. The winner will be announced on Wednesday right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Tuesday at midnight.  

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Player of the Week nominees for Week 1 (listed in alphabetical order)

 

Ian Ackerman, Sr., DE, Wall 

Wall’s defense was sensational in a 14-3 upset victory over No. 2 Rumson-Fair Haven and Ackerman led the way with seven tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss.

 

Dominick Aneses, Sr., LB, Barnegat 

In an 8-6 victory over Lakewood, Aneses set a program single-game record with 20 tackles, which also included a whopping seven tackles for loss and one sack.

 

Justin Burkert, Sr., LB/K, Toms River North

Burkert had a team-high four tackles for loss, including a clutch stop on fourth down in the fourth quarter, and also kicked a 41-yard field goal in the Mariners’ 17-12 victory over Southern.

 

Jack Chamberlain, Sr., QB, Red Bank

Chamberlain ran for 175 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries and also threw for 55 yards to lead the Bucs to a 23-12 win over Raritan.

 

C.J. Duell, Sr., QB, St. John Vianney 

Duell completed 14 of 19 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown and also ran for 33 yards and a touchdown as the Lancers defeated Middletown South, 35-7.

 

Frankie Giannetti, Sr., RB/LB, Toms River East

Giannetti ran for 90 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and also made seven tackles with one hit for a loss as the Raiders beat rival Toms River South, 13-8, to start 2-0 for the first time since 2009.

 

Quamire Green, Jr., LB, Donovan Catholic 

Green recorded 10 tackles with one tackle for loss in the Griffins’ 55-0 win over Point Boro for their second straight shutout to start the season.

 

Justin Gorski, Sr., RB, Lacey 

Gorski ran for 139 yards and four touchdowns on just seven carries and also made seven tackles and intercepted a pass on defense as the Lions beat Monmouth Regional, 38-0, in the first night home game in program history.

 

Malik Ingram, Sr., RB, Mater Dei Prep

Ingram ran for 118 yards and four touchdowns on just nine carries as the top-ranked Seraphs rolled past No. 8 Jackson Memorial, 41-7.

 

Imeer Johnson, Jr., LB, Central Regional 

Johnson had a monster game on defense in a 9-0 shutout victory over Jackson Liberty with 5.5 sacks, a safety, two tackles for loss, four solo tackles and one pass breakup.

 

Najier Massey, Sr., RB, Asbury Park

Massey caught two passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a 30-yard touchdown in the Blue Bishops’ 22-6 win over Pinelands.

 

Cameron LaMountain, Sr., RB, Holmdel 

LaMountain was every bit his surname in a thrilling 26-23 overtime victory over Shore Regional with 24 carries for 143 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning touchdown on fourth-and-goal in overtime.

 

Tyler Ochojski, So., DE, Freehold 

In his first varsity start, Ochojski had a huge game in the Colonials’ 27-21 overtime win over rival Freehold Township with eight tackles, four sacks, three tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

 

Trebor Pena, Sr., RB/DB, Ocean 

Pena ran for 148 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries, caught two passes for 24 yards, made six tackles and intercepted a pass in the Spartans’ 19-6 win over Neptune.

 

Anthony Prato, Sr., QB, Brick

Prato ran for two touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass as the Dragons defeated rival Brick Memorial, 21-14, for the seventh straight year.

 

Jason Sherlock, Sr., WR/DE, Point Beach 

Sherlock caught seven passes for 52 yards and a touchdown and recorded 10 tackles with one sack on defense to lead the Garnet Gulls to a 13-0 win over Keansburg.

 

Matt Spencer, Sr., WR, Middletown North 

Spencer caught five passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns when Middletown North shocked No. 3 Long Branch, 20-14.

 

Cade Torres, Sr., OG/DE/K/P, Shore Regional 

Although the Blue Devils fell to Holmdel, 26-23 in overtime, Torres was a special teams ace for the Blue Devils with three field goals, including a 31-yarder to tie the game at 20 with 1:50 left in regulation and a 41-yarder in overtime. He was also 2-for-2 on extra points and averaged 38 yards per punt.

 

 

 

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