Doug Russell possibly holds a distinct place in Jersey Sports Zone history as one of the few – if not the only – players to ever win the weekly Top Play Belt for a non-touchdown scoring play.

That’s how good his catch was in Week 9.

Russell’s all-out diving 13-yard grab last Friday night sparked Rutherford’s late fourth quarter game-winning drive to beat Park Ridge for the 2021 NJIC Championship.

JSZ’s Jay Cook stopped by practice on Thursday to present Russell with the Top Play Belt: