VOTE for the Week 9 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 9, 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 9 (listed in alphabetical order)
Joe Beley, Sr., QB/DB, Point Beach
Beley recorded with total tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss, and a fumble recovery and supplied the winning points with a 2-point conversion run with 3:21 left in the game as the Garnet Gulls stunned Keyport, 8-6.
Devon Bond, Jr., RB, Toms River South
Bond ran for 139 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries, including a 78-yard touchdown run, as the Indians won a thriller, 12-9 over Red Bank Regional, to qualify for the NJSIAA state playoffs.
Nunes Bukula IV, Sr., RB, Donovan Catholic
Bukula ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries, scoring on runs of seven and 52 yards, as the Griffins rolled to a 28-7 win over formerly top-ranked and undefeated Red Bank Catholic.
Joe Campanella, Sr., RB, Raritan
Campanella ran for 140 yards and a touchdown on just seven carries, including a 60-yard touchdown run, as the Rockets topped Shore Regional, 20-13, which propelled them to the No. 1 seed in the Central Group 2 state playoffs.
Zack Corrado, Jr., RB/LB, Jackson Liberty
Corrado recovered a fumble and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown and later in the game ripped off an 85-yard touchdown run to lead the Lions to a 14-6 victory over Lakewood. He finished with 151 yards rushing on 21 carries.
DaVon Craft, So., RB, Neptune
Craft erupted for a career-high 267 yards and three touchdowns on 28 carries to lead the Scarlet Fliers to a 34-18 win over Monmouth Regional.
Jake Croce, So., RB, Point Boro
Croce ran for 186 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries and made 11 tackles on defense as the Panthers earned a tough 20-12 road victory over Middletown North to head into the postseason with a 7-1 record. Point Boro is the No. 1 seed in South Group 2.
Connor Dietz, So., QB, Brick Memorial
Dietz continued his superb season by rushing for 255 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries, rushing for three 2-point conversions, completing 2 of 4 passes for 50 yards and catching a 12-yard touchdown to power the Mustangs to a 37-14 victory over Ocean.
Alex Dille, Jr., WR/DB, Manalapan
Dille caught a 40-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown to help the Braves defeat Central Regional, 28-0, to lock up the No. 2 seed in the South Group 5 state playoff bracket.
Micah Ford, So., QB, Toms River North
Ford ran for 190 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries and threw for over 100 yards and a touchdown to send the Mariners to a 17-0 win over Southern Regional.
Jaden Gallo, Sr., RB, Holmdel
The Hornets lost a 28-27 hearbreaker to Colts Neck but Gallo had another monster game with a career-high 302 yards rushing and four touchdwons on 22 carries to become Holmdel's single-seaosn rushing record holder with 1,288 yards this season.
Kamore Gill, Sr., QB/RB/WR, Freehold
Gill ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries and caught five passes for 32 yards as the Colonials won 17-14 over Howell.
Tain Mann, Jr., QB, Jackson Memorial
Mann completed 11 of 12 passes for 127 yards and a touchdown and ran for 97 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries as the Jaguars defeated Marlboro, 19-13, to close out their season on a three-game winning streak after an 0-6 start.
David Onuoha, Sr., RB, Matawan
Onuoha ran for 139 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries to lead the Huskies to a 13-7 victory over Toms River East.
Brett Patten, Jr., QB, Manasquasn
Patten ran for 70 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries and tossed a pair of touchdown passes in the Warriors' 28-0 victory over Asbury Park that helped them earn the No. 3 seed in the Central Jersey Group 3 playoffs.
Dan Primiano, Sr., RB, Middletown South
Primiano ran for 193 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries, averaging 13.8 yards per carry, in the Eagles' 34-0 win over Lacey.
Myquan Rush, Fr., RB, Barnegat
Rush ran for three second-half touchdowns, including a 60-yard score, to help lead the Bengals to a 36-0 win over Pinelands to finish the regular season with a 6-3 record.
Charlie Sasso, Sr., LB, Wall
Sasso recorded 13 total tackles, a tackle for a loss and returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown as the Crimson Knights surged to a 34-13 victory over St. John Vianney.
Geoff Schroeder, Sr., RB, Rumson-Fair Haven
Schroeder exploded for a career-high 262 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 24 carries to lead the Bulldogs to 43-6 victrory over previously-undefeated Long Branch.Schroeder had touchdown runs of 13, 3, 8 and 70 yards.
Chris Scully, So., RB, Colts Neck
Scully posted his third straight 100-yard game by rushing for 120 yards and a touchdwon on 28 carries in Colts Neck's 28-27 win over Holmdel.
Cody Wohlrab, Jr., K, Freehold Township
Wohlrab's 35-yard field goal with 2:50 left in regulation was his third of the night and provided the winning points in the Patriots' 23-20 win over Manchester. He also kicked field goals of 32 and 34 yards.