VOTE: Thrive Shore Conference Girls Basketball Week 7 Player of the Week
Each week during the remainder of the Shore Conference girls basketball season, Shore Sports Network will present multiple weekly awards for Player of the Week and give the fans the opportunity to vote for the overall player of the week.
Below are the Players of the Week in each of the eight Shore Conference divisions, plus two wild cards. Read about their performances during the stretch of games from Jan. 29 through Feb. 6 and vote for the players who stood out as the Thrive Shore Conference Player of the Week.
Vote once per hour until the poll closes at 10 p.m. on Saturday. The winner will be posted on Thursday and will receive a free recovery session courtesy of Thrive Spine and Sports Rehab.
Shore Sports Network Players of the Week
Class A North Player of the Week
Nina Emnace, Trinity Hall
Emnace has been one of the best players in the Shore Conference all season. Last week she continued her great season averaging 22 points a game. She scored a season-high 30 points against Chatham, who is ranked in the top 20 in New Jersey, in a 56-49 victory.
Class A North Honorable Mention: Brianna Leone, Manalapan; Lia Villa, Marlboro; Sophie Tonino, Freehold Township; Kylee Beam, Howell
Class A Central Player of the Week
Princess Graves, Keansburg
Graves averaged 12.3 points per game last week and scored a game-high 12 points against Keyport to put Keansburg a game above .500.
Class A Central Honorable Mention: Gabriella Flanzbaum, Keansburg; Skylar Breen, Keyport; Erin Frauenheim, Point Beach
Class A Coastal Player of the Week
Mackenzie Teevan, Holmdel
Teevan continues her breakout season, averaging 18.75 points per game last week and 8.25 rebounds a game. Teevan scored a career-high 27 points against No. 3 Ocean Township and knocked down three 3-pointers in the game.
Class A Coastal Honorable Mention: Christina Sikaras, Freehold Boro; Angela Peduto, Raritan; Leomary Diaz-Merino, Long Branch; Allison Cannon, Holmdel; Stella Lockhart, St. John Vianney
Class A South Player of the Week
Yana Shupak, Toms River East
Shupak scored a career-high 33 points in a victory over Barnegat last week. Over four games she averaged 20.75 points per game. Shupak grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds to start the week against Southern.
Class A South Honorable Mention: Megan Sias, Toms River North; Meaghan Weatherstone, Toms River South, Cara Sarluca, Toms River North; Kayla Herzer, Brick Memorial; Casey Collins, Southern Regional; Isabella Finer, Jackson Memorial; Skylar Soltis, Southern Regional
Class B North Player of the Week
Addy Nyemchek, Red Bank Catholic
Nyemchek continues her remarkable sophomore season, helping RBC go 4-1 last week. She averaged 15.2 points per game over five games and posted her second and third double-doubles of the season against two teams ranked in the top 20 in New Jersey.
Class B North Honorable Mention: Julianna Kowaleski, Colts Neck; Camryn Gardner, Red Bank Regional; Caitlin Whyte, Middletown South; Raquel Guidetti, Rumson;
Class B Central Player of the Week
Dynasty Peace, Lakewood
Peace scored a career-high 24 points to help Lakewood defeat Jackson Liberty in a Class B Central game.
Class B Central Honorable Mention: Sophia Porter, Jackson Liberty; Amaya Harris, Monmouth Regional; Kayden Clark, Ocean Twp; Eli Clark, Ocean Twp; Reese Fiore, Shore Regional
Class B Coastal Player of the Week
Haley Poser, Ranney
Poser scored a career-high 37 points to help Ranney defeat Point Boro to start the week and ended the week scoring 15 points against Lower Cape May to help Ranney get back to .500 and qualify for the SCT. In that game she also joined the 1,000 point club.
Class B Coastal Honorable Mention: Emily Cavanaugh, Ranney; Shayne Eldridge, Wall; Katherine Henn, Point Boro; Hope Masonius, Manasquan; Emily Marinelli, Point Boro; McKenna Karlson, Manasquan; Cassidy Kruisi, St. Rose; Jada Lynch, St. Rose
Class B South Player of the Week
Riley Fitzpatrick, Barnegat
Fitzpatrick averaged 16.75 points per game last week to help Barnegat win 3 out of 4 games to qualify for the Shore Conference Tournament. She scored a team-high 15 points against Monmouth in the game that got Barnegat back to .500.
Class B South Honorable Mention: Ava Slinchak, Pinelands; Devyn Quigley, Manchester; Riley Nausedas, Brick Township; Emma Thornton, Barnegat; Makenna Leszczynski, Central Regional; Reese Paget, Lacey
Cara Sarluca, Toms River North
Sarluca averaged 14.3 points a game during TRN’s three game win streak last week. She scored a career-high 21 points to start the week against Lacey.
Kylee Beam, Howell
Beam had the best week of her freshman season, averaging 16.75 points per game. Against Donovan Catholic she posted her first career double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds. She followed that with her second career double-double with a career-high 28 points and 16 rebounds against Manalapan.