VOTE for the Week 5 Beacon 70 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week
High school football is in full swing and so is the Shore Sports Network Football Player of the Week poll. We are excited to have Beacon 70 as the sponsor of the 2021 poll. Winners of the poll will receive a $25 Beacon 70 gift card.
There were some great individual performances in the air, on the ground, on defense, and on special teams in Week 5, and now it’s time to get your vote in for who had the top performance in the Shore this weekend to choose the Beacon 70/Shore Sports Network Player of the Week. The winner will be announced on Thursday night right here on ShoreSportsNetwork.com. Voting will end Thursday at noon.
Scroll down to see the candidates and make your selection.
Beacon 70 Player of the Week nominees for Week 5 (listed in alphabetical order)
Ryan Allen, Jr., QB, Pinelands
Allen completed 5 of 9 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown and ran for 45 yards and a touchdown to lead the Wildcats to a 14-7 win over Point Beach.
Mark Augello, So., QB, Freehold Township
The Patriots earned their first win of the season with a 29-0 victory over Matawan and Augello was electric with a program single-game record 407 yards passing and a record-tying four touchdown passes with a 75 percent completion rate.
Devon Bond, Jr., RB, Toms River South
Bond ran for 131 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries in the Indians’ 14-13 overtime win over Freehold.
Mikal Braithwaite, Sr., QB/LB, Keansburg
Braithwaite completed 7 of 11 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns, ran for 95 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, recorded 16 tackles, and pulled down an interception to lead the Titans to a 42-28 win over Lakewood.
Jashawn Carter, Jr., RB, Asbury Park
Another big week for Carter, who ran for 157 yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries and also caught a 52-yard touchdown pass to lead the Blue Bishops to a 42-7 victory over Barnegat.
Matt Dollive, Sr., RB, Wall
Dollive ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns as the Crimson Knights evened their record at 2-2 with a commanding 35-6 win over Colts Neck.
Jaden Gallo, Sr., RB, Holmdel
Gallo ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns to lead a potent rushing attack that steered the Hornets to a 35-16 victory over Jackson Memorial.
Conner Gordon, Sr., RB, Howell
Gordon ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries and also returned a kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown as the Rebels rallied from a three-touchdown deficit to beat Lacey, 33-28.
Brian Haddow, Sr., RB/DB, Middletown North
Haddow ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries and recorded a team-high 13 tackles in the Lions’ 35-10 win over Brick Memorial.
Julian Jones, Jr., RB, Monmouth
Jones powered the Falcons’ offense in a 28-7 win over Keyport by rushing for a career-high 244 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries as Monmouth claimed a share of the National Division title.
Sekou Kamau, Jr., RB, Long Branch
Kamau ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries as the Green Wave stayed undefeated with a 53-7 win over Toms River East.
Colin Kennedy, Sr., QB, Rumson-Fair Haven
Kennedy completed 9 of 13 passes for 124 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 37-7 win over Toms River North.
Anthony Macchio, So., Manalapan
Macchio returned a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown and also recovered a fumble at Southern’s 9-yard line to help lift the Braves to a thrilling 21-15 victory over the No. 6 Rams.
Anthony Musso, Sr., LB, Central
Musso recorded a team-high 11 tackles with three tackles for loss as the Golden Eagles blanked Marlboro, 42-0, to earn their fourth shutout of the season and clinch at least a share of the Liberty Division title.
Savon Myers, Sr., QB, Manchester
Myers completed 16 of 27 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 55 yards and a touchdown to help Manchester defeat Jackson Liberty, 34-20, to end a three-game losing streak.
Brett Patten, Jr., QB, Manasquan
Patten completed 12 of 16 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 39 yards and a touchdown on six carries as the Warriors earned a 35-28 overtime victory over Raritan.
Tyler Weisneck, Sr., RB/LB, Brick
Weisneck had a career-defining game in Brick’s 24-12 win over Ocean by rushing for 306 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries and making 11 tackles with a forced fumble and a pass breakup on defense.