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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 6, 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 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 6 (listed in alphabetical order) 


Alex Brown, Sr., QB, Red Bank Catholic 

Brown completed 9 of 13 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns as the Caseys defeated Ocean, 34-0, to clinch the Constitution Division title.  


Jaiden Brown, Sr., RB, Southern 

The Rams fell to Middletown South, 21-14, but Brown had a huge game against a stout Eagles defense by rushing for 197 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries. On defense, he made eight tackles with one sack and two tackles for loss. 


Noah Brunatti, Sr., QB, Lacey 

Brunatti completed 8 of 12 passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns as the Lions rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Brick Memorial, 28-21, and clinch a tie for the Independence Division title. 


Jalin Butler, Sr., QB/S, Donovan Catholic 

Butler was dynamic in Donovan Catholic’s 36-19 win over Wall with 356 combined yards and five touchdowns, a 2-point conversion run, and an interception on defense. He completed 9 of 15 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries to lead Donovan’s 479-yard performance. 


Jashawn Carter, Jr., RB, Asbury Park 

Carter’s huge year continued with a 208-yard, three-touchdown performance in the Blue Bishops’ 34-14 win over Manchester. He ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries and caught a 90-yard touchdown pass. One of his touchdown runs was an 80-yarder.  


Jackson Coan, Sr., WR, Wall 

Coan was outstanding in Wall’s 36-19 loss to Donovan Catholic with five catches for 192 yards and three touchdowns, scoring on passing plays of 13, 53, and 66 yards and adding a 50-yard catch later in the game.  


Jake Croce, So., RB, Point Boro 

Croce ran for 223 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries and caught two passes for 62 yards and a touchdown to lead the Panthers to a 41-0 win over Barnegat that clinched the Patriot Division title.  


Connor Dietz, So., QB, Brick Memorial 

Dietz had an outstanding game for the Mustangs, albeit in a 28-21 loss to Lacey, by rushing for 240 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries.  


Kieran Falzon, Jr., RB, Raritan 

Falzon had a huge night in Raritan’s 38-28 win over Red Bank with 178 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 20 carries plus a kickoff return for a touchdown. He scored on touchdown runs of 80, 2, and 4 yards and returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown.  


Micah Ford, So., QB, Toms River North 

Ford ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and also threw a touchdown pass as the Mariners defeated Toms River East, 33-14.  


Chase Gumbrecht, Jr., RB, Central 

Gumbrecht ran for 159 yards and three touchdowns as the Golden Eagles clinched the Liberty Division title with a 35-6 win over Matawan.  


Mike Hall, Jr., RB/DE, Pinelands 

The Wildcats turned in a dominant performance in a 38-0 win over Keansburg and Hall was at the center of it with 134 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 15 carries along with eight tackles and a tackle for loss on defense.  


Stephen Jardim, Sr., QB, Howell 

Jardim completed 15 of 20 passes for 202 yards and three touchdowns in Howell’s 42-24 victory over Marlboro.  


Julian Jones, Jr., RB, Monmouth 

Jones ran for 215 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries to lead the Falcons to a 38-0 win over Point Beach that clinched the outright National Division title. 


Elijah Marquez, Sr., RB, Manalapan 

Marquez ran for 101 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries as the Braves defeated Jackson Memorial, 21-14. 


Jamie Mazzacco, Sr., QB, Shore 

It was another do-it-all game for Mazzacco in Shore’s 44-3 win over Jackson Liberty. The indispensable senior ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, completed 4 of 6 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns, kicked a 33-yard field goal, and converted 5 of 6 extra points.  


Isaac Montalvo, Sr., DB, St. John Vianney 

Montalvo intercepted two passes, including a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown, had five pass breakups and recorded eight tackles as the Lancers held off Freehold, 28-20, in a down-to-the-wire victory. 


Pierce Olsen, Jr., QB, Red Bank 

Olsen nearly rallied the Bucs to the win in their 38-28 loss to Raritan by completing 22 of 33 passes for 360 yards and three touchdowns (1 INT) and also rushing for a touchdown.  


Davionne Pearson, Jr. QB, Neptune 

Pearson completed 10 of 13 passes for 252 yards and three touchdowns as the Scarlet Fliers defeated Freehold Township, 38-25, to pick up their first win of the season and deliver head coach Brian Duffy his first career win. 


Christian Rodriguez, Sr. QB, Long Branch 

Rodriguez completed 11 of 15 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a touchdown to lead the Green Wave to a 28-0 win over Toms River South that clinched the Freedom Division title.  


Tom Schork, Sr., QB, Middletown South 

Schork threw for 140 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a touchdown as the Eagles held off Southern Regional, 21-14, to remain undefeated and clinch the Colonial Division title. 


Geoff Schroeder, Sr., RB, Rumson-Fair Haven 

Schroeder ran for 149 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries, including a 43-yard touchdown run, as the Bulldogs remained undefeated and clinched the American Division title with a 21-6 win over Colts Neck. 


Nazir Treadwell, So., RB, Keyport 

Treadwell ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns on just eight carries to help lead the Red Raiders to a 28-14 win over Lakewood.  


Levi Wilson, Sr., WR, Middletown North 

Wilson caught four passes for 50 yards and a touchdown, ran for a touchdown, and caught a 2-point conversion pass as the Lions defeated Brick, 22-8, to clinch a tie for the Independence Division title. It is Middletown North’s first division title since 1983.  




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