NJ101.5 is doing something very special this year to honor those special athletes who excel in any given week in their respective sport. And YOU help determine the weekly winner! It’s time to cast your vote for this week’s NJ101.5 High School Athlete of the Week.

Credit - iStock[/caption] Here’s how it the voting works: Each week, we have a new group of NJ student-athletes who have shined for their respective teams. You can cast your vote for your favorite athlete. Voting ends on Friday at NOON. Find out the winner when they are announced on NJ1015.com at 2pm. Each weekly winner will get a plaque and at the end of the school year we’ll honor all our winners with a very special awards banquet.

Football: Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks, Sr., RB, Don Bosco Prep

Ibitokun-Hanks ran for two touchdowns, including the game-winning score in the third quarter, as Don Bosco Prep took down Paramus Catholic, ranked No. 2 in the nation, with a 20-13 win.

 Football: Myles Hartsfield, Jr., RB, Sayreville

Hartsfield erupted for a career-high 355 yards rushing and four touchdowns on only 17 carries to lead the Bombers to a 39-18 win over long-time rival Piscataway. Hartsfield had touchdown runs of 63, 70, 31 and 96 yards to power the win.

Girls Cross Country: Eve Glasergreen, Jr., North Hunterdon

Glasergreen finished first in 18:05.6 in the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Championships to lead a 1-2 finish of North Hunterdon runners. Her victory helped North Hunterdon capture its first team title since 2001 and end an 11-year winning streak of team titles by Voorhees in the championship meet.

Girls Volleyball: Kylie Freer, Sr., Middle Blocker, Mount St. Dominic

Freer had a team-high 11 kills and also finished with 7 blocks as Mount St. Dominic beat Livingston, 25-17, 19-25, 25-15 to win its first Essex County Tournament title in school history.


Gymnastics: Jenna Rizkalla, Jr., Westfield

Rizkalla won the all-around title at the Union County Championships with 37.6 points, recording a 9.5 to win the vault and a 9.525 to take the title in the floor on her way to the overall championship. Her performance also helped Westfield post the highest team score in the state this season and set a county record with a score of 112.15 to capture the team title.