John Lista, Rumson-Fair Haven: Had 2 sacks, forced 2 fumbles, had a fumble recovery on a kickoff, 4 quarterback pressures and 9 tackles in all in the Bulldogs’ 16-9 win over Timber Creek in a NJSIAA Central Group III semifinal.
Ryan Clark, Donovan Catholic: Ran for 168 yards with TD runs of 34 and 17 yards in the Griffins’ 35-14 win over St. John Vianney in a NJSIAA nonpublic Group III quarterfinal – their first playoff win since 1992 and just their second playoff win ever.
Malik Ingram, Mater Dei Prep: Ran for a career-high 313 yards with TD runs of 1, 61, 30 and 2 yards in the Seraphs’ 49-14 win over Pope John in a NJSIAA nonpublic Group III quarterfinal.
Lonnie Cebulski, Jackson Memorial: Had an 18-yard TD run for the game-winning score with 42 seconds left, ran for 109 yards and 2 TDs and threw for 88 yards with a 12-yard TD pass to Will Towns in the Jaguars’ dramatic come-from-behind 27-21 win over Toms River East in a NJSIAA Central Group IV semifinal.
Logan Peters, Wall: Had 218 yards of total offense and threw for 104 yards and 2 TDs and ran for 114 yards and a TD in the Crimson Knights’ 35-18 win over Lacey in a NJSIAA Central Group III semifinal.