VOTE for the Week 8 Orthopaedic Institute 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 8. 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 8 (listed in alphabetical order)
Lonnie Cebulski, Sr., QB, Jackson Memorial
Cebulski completed 8 of 12 passes for 122 yards and three touchdowns to power the Jaguars’ offense in a 22-14 win over Rumson-Fair Haven that helped Jackson earn the No. 2 seed in the Central, Group 4 playoffs.
Jack Chamberlain, Sr., QB, Red Bank
It was another big dual-threat performance by Chamberlain, who went 10-of-10 passing for 113 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns in the Bucs’ 42-14 win over Monmouth Regional.
Nik Dileo, Jr., RB, Barnegat
Dileo ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns when the Bengals beat Pinelands, 33-6.
Clarence Lewis, Sr., WR, Mater Dei Prep
The Notre Dame commit caught six passes for 124 yards and a touchdown, a 67-yard score late in the third quarter, to help the Seraphs to a 17-0 win over Manalapan in a matchup between two of the top five teams in the Shore.
Chris Lotito, Sr., RB/DB, Middletown South
Lotito ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries, threw a touchdown pass and pulled down an interception on defense as Middletown South topped Brick, 28-7, to secure a first-round home game in the Central, Group 4 playoffs.
Trebor Pena, Sr., RB, Ocean
Pena ran for 213 yards and a 96-yard touchdown on just 10 carries and also returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown in the Spartans’ 42-7 win over Marlboro that completed an undefeated regular season.
Jarrod Pruitt, Sr., RB, Toms River North
Pruitt ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries and added a 16-yard touchdown reception to help the Mariners top rival Toms River South, 44-7, in the Civil War.
Jason Sherlock, Sr., DE/TE, Point Beach
Sherlock recorded 15 tackles with three sacks, five tackles for loss, a blocked punt and a blocked extra point and also caught a 25-yard touchdown pass in Point Beach’s 31-20 win over Pennington.
Romeo Thomas, Sr., RB, Colts Neck
Thomas ran for 233 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries, including the go-ahead score with 4:38 left in the game, to lift the Cougars to a 13-10 win over Jackson Liberty.
Charles Vitale, So., QB, Point Boro
Vitale ran for 66 yards and three touchdowns, threw for 77 yards and a touchdown and intercepted a pass on defense as the Panthers defeated Manchester, 41-20, to clinch a playoff spot in the South, Group 2 bracket