JSZ Week 7 Football Game Ball Polls are Live!
We’re beyond the halfway mark of the 2021 New Jersey high school football season and Jersey Sports Zone’s statewide Game Ball polls are still going! Our team of MMJ’s are highlighting batches of stellar performances with game ball voting where players in every corner of the state are honored on a weekly basis. Did we miss a player? Don’t hesitate to reach out to our MMJ’s below. The polls stay open through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone for voting! South Jersey Future nominations can be submitted to Mike Frankel: MikeFrankel@jerseysportszone.com North Jersey Future nominations can be submitted to Jay Cook: Jay@jerseysportszone.com Central Jersey Future nominations can be submitted to Nery Rodriguez: Nery@jerseysportszone.com
JSZ Week Six “Game Balls” are up for grabs, vote now!
Jersey Sports Zone honors the top performers from Week Six in high school football with our Jersey Sports Zone Game Balls. We have ten nominees in four sections of the state. The polls are open now through Tuesday at 3:00 pm. We will stop by a midweek practice to present the winners with a JSZ Game Ball. You can always nominate a player by emailing our team. firstname.lastname@example.org (North Jersey), email@example.com (Mid-State 38), firstname.lastname@example.org (WJFL), email@example.com (Shore Conference) Nery’s Game Ball – WJFL Take Our Poll Jersey Sports Zone’s South Jersey Game Balls are made possible by NJM Insurance Group North Jersey Take Our Poll Courtney’s Game Ball – Mid-State 38 Take Our Poll Shore Conference Take Our Poll Missed our Weekend Highlights? Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Friday Week 6 Highlights Click HERE to watch JSZ’s Saturday Week 6 Highlights
Watch 9.5 Soccer Highlights
JSZ has highlights of four Wednesday soccer games including a high profile showdown between Delran and CBA. Watch all the action! CBA 2 Delran 0 – Boys Soccer Jack Gill scored in the 6th minute and Luke Pascarella secured an insurance goal in the 73rd minute as the Colts get a statement opening win in a matchup of two teams ranked in the top ten in the preseason state polls. JSZ’s Bryan DeNovellis has all the action from Lincroft: Highland Park 5 South River 2 – Boys Soccer Defending Central Group 1 Champs Highland Park began the new soccer season with a win over the team who they beat 8-7 to get to reach the semifinals, South River. The Owls gained a commanding 3 goal lead at halftime, in the second half Highland Park only allowed a late goal in the closing minutes to walk away with a 5-2 victory. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the story: Thank you to Campozino restaurant for sponsoring our South River coverage because of Campozino we’ll be able to bring you Rams highlights all year long! Voorhees 6 North Plainfield 0 – Girls Soccer Voorhees’ came out aggressive in their 2018 home opener against the North Plainfield Canucks. By halftime the Vikings lead 4-0 thanks to the offensive stylings of Colby Gavornik and Tessa Maddaloni who each had two goals a piece in the Vikings 6-0 victory. Check out full highlights of this game now: Dunellen 3 South Amboy 1 – Girls Soccer Erika Orellana had a goal and an assist and the Destroyers broke a 1-1 tie with two second-half goals to open the season with a road win. JSZ has the highligthts from the beautiful backdrop of the Raritan Bay:
Vote now for Courtney’s Mid-State Game Ball
Each week JSZ will bring you ten nominations, both baseball & softball, for our weekly Mid-State Game Ball Award. These nominations are composed of athletes who had top, player of the week-worthy, performances across the Mid-State. Vote for your favorite athlete now, and this week’s winner will be awarded a JSZ Game Ball & Game Ball Ceremony. (Polls close Tuesday at 3PM) Baseball: Take Our Poll Softball: Take Our Poll Reminder! You can always nominate a deserving player for a Game Ball! Just email Courtney DuPont (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following information: The player’s Name The player’s School The game/date played this week The player’s stats for that game
Don’t forget to vote for this week’s Mid-State Game Balls
Each week JSZ brings you the best highlights from the Mid-State, but when the week ends we are not through! At the end of the every week we like to honor the best athletes for their outstanding performances by nominating them for a JSZ Game Ball. Below there are two polls, each poll includes this week’s top male and female Mid-State basketball players. Vote now and maybe your pick will receive a JSZ game ball! Mid-State Girl Poll: Take Our Poll Mid-State Boy Poll: Take Our Poll Previous Game Ball Winners: Dan Banz – Bridgewater-Raritan Eric Schroeter – Voorhees Jenna Whelan – Bernards You can always nominate an athlete for a JSZ Game Ball. All you have to do is email Courtney DuPont at email@example.com with the follow information: Name of athlete Name of School Stats for a single game Name of Opponent Thanks and keep voting!!
North Plainfield’s Tony Godwin scores his 1,000th point
If North Plainfield’s Tony Godwin isn’t on your radar, he should be. Godwin is the second highest scorer in the garden state this basketball season (22 PPG). While he puts together 20 plus point performances in just about every game, the stats from his match up against Belvidere on Thursday would have more meaning than usual. Tony Godwin was 9 points away from reaching 1,000 career points entering the game. When he finally did hit the milestone in the fourth quarter, he reflected on the goal he set for himself since middle school. JSZ’s Nery Rodriguez has the highlights from his 1,000 point night along with his post game reaction:
North Plainfield 2017 Football Preview
Jimmy DiPaolo is the new head man at North Plainfield taking over for Mark Ciccotelli. The Canucks are coming off a 3-7 season and have a clear goal for 2017: make the playoffs and make history. North Plainfield has been to the post-season nine times, but has never won a playoff contest. Courtney DuPont continues the JSZ Football Preview Tour with a preview of the 2017 North Plainfield Canucks: North Plainfield 2017 Football Schedule Friday, September 8 – at Delaware Valley Friday, September 15 – SOMERVILLE Saturday, September 23– at Governor Livingston Thursday, September 28 – CRANFORD Friday, October 6 – at Voorhees Saturday, October 14 – Bye Week Saturday, October 21 – at Summit Friday, October 27 – AL JOHNSON Friday, November 3 – RAHWAY Thursday, November 23 – SOUTH PLAINFIELD Welcome to Jersey Sports Zone! After three years on the Jersey Shore, we’ve expanded our coverage to every part of the Garden State. We are excited to bring you high definition highlights and features of high school sports all year long.