VOTE for the Week 4 Orthopaedic Institute Shore Conference Football Player of the Week
There were some great individual performances in the air, on the ground, on defense and on special teams in Week 4. 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 4 (listed in alphabetical order)
Knajee Alston, Sr., RB, Asbury Park
Alston ran for 170 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, scoring on runs of 25 and 65 yards, in the Blue Bishops’ 21-6 win over Keansburg.
Thomas Ammirati, Sr., RB, Holmdel
Ammirati ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, including a 70-yard touchdown run, to help the Hornets to a 17-0 win over previously undefeated Lacey.
Kevin Bauman, Sr., TE/DE, Red Bank Catholic
Bauman made nine tackles with two tackles for loss and two sacks, had a touchdown reception and provided dominant edge blocking when the Caseys knocked off previously unbeaten Toms River North, 21-7, for a crucial division victory.
Jake Bosco, Sr., QB, Jackson Liberty
Bosco ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries as the Lions scored their first points of the year in a 35-0 win over Lakewood.
Dominick Brogna, So., DT, Donovan Catholic
During Donovan’s 35-0 win over Red Bank, Brogna took up residence in the Bucs’ backfield by recording 11 total tackles with an astounding eight tackles for loss plus one sack as the Griffins notched their third shutout of the season.
Nunes Bukula, So., RB, Pinelands
Bukula had a breakout game with 174 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 36 carries to lead the Wildcats past Manchester, 19-14, for their first win of the season.
Collin Coles, Sr., QB, Rumson-Fair Haven
Coles threw for 200 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winning 14-yard touchdown to Luke Devlin, to lead the Bulldogs to a thrilling 23-20 overtime victory over Manalapan.
Mike Fiore, Sr., RB, Raritan
Fiore ran for 106 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries, highlighted by a 44-yard touchdown run, in Raritan’s 30-7 win over Barnegat.
Brian Haddow, So., RB, Middletown North
Haddow ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries as the Lions defeated Brick Memorial, 28-14.
Jarrid Markowitz, Sr., DE, Freehold Township
Markowitz made 14 total tackles, 12 of which were solo, and recorded two sacks to lead a defense that stymied Howell in a 9-3 Patriots victory.
Collin McCarthy, Sr., DE, Jackson Memorial
McCarthy was unstoppable in Jackson’s 22-14 comeback win over St. John Vianney with an unreal total of five sacks and eight tackles for loss as the Jaguars allowed only one touchdown against the Lancers’ high-octane offense.
Trebor Pena, Sr., RB, Ocean
Pena ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns, including a 60-yard touchdown run, as the Spartans dominated Shore Regional, 40-0, to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 2013.
Blake Rezk, So., TE/DE, Wall
There are many players on Wall worthy of a nomination following the Crimson Knights’ 14-7 takedown of Mater Dei, but Rezk stood out along the defensive line with a pair of sacks and six total tackles. Rezk also caught a 2-point conversion following the go-ahead touchdown late in the game.
Sha’Kim Shuler, Jr., QB, Freehold
Although the Colonials fell to Brick, 34-27, Shuler had a marvelous game by completing 13 of 19 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 178 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries.
Romeo Thomas, Sr., RB, Colts Neck
Thomas rumbled for a career-high 223 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 37 carries to lead the Cougars to a 35-6 win over Toms River South.
Nick Totten, Jr., WR/DB/QB, Toms River East
Thrust into the starting quarterback just 24 hours prior to the game, Totten stepped in and threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Raiders topped Matawan, 12-7, to improve to 5-0 for the first time since 2009. Totten also had the game-clinching interception late in the fourth quarter.
Matt Vinsko, Sr., LB, Point Beach
Vinsko had eight tackles with a whopping five tackles for loss and also recovered two fumbles as the Garnet Gulls’ defense had another strong outing in a 10-7 win over Keyport.
Charlie Vitale, So., QB, Point Boro
Vitale threw for 110 yards and a touchdown, ran for 79 yards and a touchdown and had an interception on defense to lead Point Boro to a 27-7 win over Monmouth Regional.