Verona High School Quarterback Tom Sharkey accounted for 181 Yards and 5 Touchdowns (3 Passing, 2 Rushing) in the Hillbillies’ 48-33 win over Butler. It was a 2nd straight win for Verona as they moved to 3-4 in the 2017 season. Tom Sharkey was awarded the Jersey Sports Zone Week-7 Game Ball for his performance. Make sure to come back to Jersey Sports Zone every Sunday to vote for Game Ball Performers! If there is a North Jersey player you would like to nominate for the game ball, email your nomination to

Coming up on Sunday, we’ll have another 10 nominees from North Jersey up for Alex Lorenzo’s Game Ball.  The polls open on Sunday at 9:00 am and close on Tuesday at 3:00 pm. Make sure to Vote!

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