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.

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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 – Dan Yankovich, Sr., WR, Don Bosco Prep

Yankovich had eight catches for 105 yards and a touchdown as Don Bosco Prep upset nationally-ranked St. Joseph-Montvale 28-21 on Thanksgiving to end a 15-game winning streak by the Green Knights.

 

Football – Dylan Cummings, Sr., QB, Pennsville

Cummings exploded for 342 yards rushing and six touchdowns on 28 carries in a 49-0 win over South Jersey Group I finalist Penns Grove in their annual rivalry game. He also threw for 70 yards and a touchdown. His big game gave him over 1,000 yards rushing for the season to go go with 2,320 yards and 31 touchdowns passing. He is only the third player in South Jersey history to throw for 2,000 yards while also rushing for 1,000 in a season.

 

Football – Kenyatta Greene, Sr., RB, Northern Burlington

Greene rushed for a school-record 337 yards and four touchdowns on 46 carries to cap a brilliant career in a 27-12 win over Pemberton. Greene broke a school record that had stood for 33 years.

 

Football – Vin Banek, Sr., LB, A.L. Johnson

Banek had 20 tackles and a sack in a 27-14 upset of Central Jersey Group II semifinalist Rahway in their annual Thanksgiving game. Banek finished his career with a school-record 390 tackles.

 

Boys cross country – Tom O’Neill, Sr., Middletown North

O’Neill turned in the third-fastest time ever by a New Jersey runner (15:47.8) at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., to finish second in the boys race at the Nike Northeast Regionals. His performance earned him a spot in the Nike National Championships on Saturday in Portland, Ore.