Vote for the NJ1015 HS Athlete of the Week [1/20]
Boys basketball – Angel Delgado, Sr., F, Patrick School
The 6-foot-9 forward, who is committed to Seton Hall, had 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Patrick School to a 69-53 upset of Roselle Catholic, the defending Tournament of Champions winner, on Jan. 12 to end Roselle Catholic’s 13-game winning streak. He followed that with 16 points in an 89-51 win over Cranford and then had 23 points and 15 rebounds in a 64-55 win over Trenton Catholic in another match-up of top 20 teams in the state.
Girls basketball – Jess Louro, Jr., G, St. Rose
Louro had a team-high 17 points, 11 of them from the foul line, to help the Purple Roses upset the state’s second-ranked team, St. John Vianney, with a 42-41 win at the Boardwalk Showcase on Saturday. It marked the seventh straight victory for St. Rose.
Boys indoor track – Andrew Ghizzone, Sr., Union Catholic
On the final leg of the sprint medley at the NJSIAA Non-Public Relays, Ghizzone ran a meet record time of 3:33.36 on his 800-meter leg, the fastest in the nation this season, to overtake reigning Christian Brothers Academy’s Mike McClemens, the reigning cross country Meet of Champions winner. His performance, which also included clearing 13-6 in the pole vault, gave Union Catholic a 68-64 win over CBA to capture the Non-Public A team title.
Boys ice hockey – Bobby Dovenero, Fr., Goalie, Howell
Dovenero was sensational in the net in the biggest win in program history, as he stopped 37 of 38 shots to help Howell stun the state’s second-ranked team, Christian Brothers Academy, with a 2-1 victory. It marked the Rebels’ first win ever over the Colts.
Girls bowling – Tori Boughton, So., Brick Memorial
Boughton had the highest score of any bowler in the field at 247 to help lead the Mustangs to the team title at the Woodbridge Classic on Saturday, which included beating the state’s top-ranked team, South Brunswick, as well as the No. 2 team, cross-town rival Brick.
Now it’s time to cast your vote for your favorite NJ High School Athlete of the week! Cast your vote below. Voting ends on Friday 1/24 at NOON.