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Week 2 (April 26-May 1) Boys Lacrosse Player of the Week nominees (listed in alphabetical order)
Christian Bockelmann, Jr., Att, Rumson-Fair Haven
Bockelmann started the season strong and certainly did not let up in Week 2. In wins over St. Augustine, Moorestown and Red Bank Catholic, Bockelmann scored 10 goals and added four assists as the Bulldogs improved to 6-0.
Ian Butler, So., St. John Vianney
The Lancers went 2-1 in Week 2 and Butler led the way offensively with 11 goals. He scored seven times in a 17-3 win over St. Thomas Aquinas, had a hat trick in a 15-12 win over Immaculata and scored once vs. Holmdel.
Chris DeFilippo, Sr., Mid, Colts Neck
DeFilippo scored twice, including the game-winning goal in overtime, to give the Cougars a 12-12 win over Brick Memorial.
Matt DeRosa, Jr., Att, Jackson Memorial
DeRosa’s playmaking skills were on display in Week 2. He totaled 20 points in three games for the unbeaten Jaguars, scoring seven goals and assisting on 13 more, headlined by three goals and seven assists vs. Toms River South.
Torin Harmon, So., Mid, Red Bank Catholic
In three games, Harmon totaled eight goals and five assists. He had four goals and two assists in an 11-10 win over Ocean, three goals and three assists in a 21-6 win over Donovan Catholic and scored once vs. No. 1 Rumson-Fair Haven.
Aiden Kirk, Jr., Mid, Point Boro
Kirk scored 10 goals and added six assists in just two games last week while also picking up 11 ground balls. He had four goals and three assists vs. Lacey and led the Panthers to a win over Neptune with six goals and three assists.
Nate Lorenzo, So., Att, Howell
Howell went 2-1 in Week 2 and Lorenzo paced the offense with 10 goals and five assists. He had a goal and an assist vs. No. 4 Wall, scored five goals and two assists vs. Manalapan and had four goals and two assists vs. Freehold Township.
John McCurry, So., Att, Wall
McCurry’s strong play continued in Week 2 as he scored 12 goals in three games. He had four goals and one assist in a 10-4 win over No. 8 Howell, scored six times in a win over St. Joseph (Metuchen) and scored twice in a close loss to No. 2 Manasquan.
Casey Mulligan, Sr., Att, Manasquan
Mulligan has been great for Manasquan this season and in two games last week totaled 12 goals and three assists. He scored seven times and added two assists in a 15-5 win over Monroe and then scored five goals and assisted on another in a 9-6 win over archrival Wall.
Sean O’Brien, Sr., FOGO, Shore Regional
O’Brien had a dominant week at face-off X, winning an astounding 87 percent of draws to help the Blue Devils go 3-0. He won 16 of 17 faceoffs and had a goal and an assist in a 17-1 win over Toms River East, won 22 of 24 faceoffs in a 19-1 win over Middletown North and won 14 of 19 draws in an 11-5 win over Red Bank.
John Porcelli, Sr., Mid, Barnegat
It’s been a great 2021 season for the Bengals so far with a 4-1 record and their only loss coming to No. 4 Wall. In three games last week, Porcelli scored 13 goals and added three assists, led by a seven-goals, one-assist game vs. Neptune. He had four goals and one assist vs. Central and two goals and one assist vs. Donovan Catholic.
James Rea, Sr., Mid, Brick
Rea scored seven goals and dished out three assists in two games as the Dragons earned wins over Lacey and Toms River North.
Darren Romaine, Sr., Mid, Brick Memorial
Romaine gets another nomination after a week in which he scored eight goals and dished out 14 assists to help the Mustangs go 2-1.
Ryan Sininsky, Jr., Mid, Southern
Southern has gotten back on track after a season-opening loss to Wall with five straight wins and Sininsky has been the driving offensive force. In three games, Sininsky rallied 10 goals and six assists, including three goals and three assists vs. Toms River North and five goals and two assists vs. Jackson Liberty.
Ryder Villani, So., Red Bank
Villani scored eight goals and added four assists in three games. He had two goals and three assists in a win over Marlboro, had two goals and one assist vs. Monroe and scored four times vs. Shore Regional.