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North Jersey Football Player of the Week October 24-30

With an exciting first week of the high school football playoffs behind us, it’s time to look back at the best performances.

Check out the players who stood out last week and let us know who you think should be North Jersey’s Player of the Week in the poll at the bottom of this page.

Closing of votes Thursday at 6 p.m.

Sophie Bradley

Wayne Hills, junior forward

Bradley became the Patriots’ leading single-season scorer on Saturday after scoring a goal and assisting in a 2-0 win over defending state champion Wayne Valley in the Group 3 North 1 quarterfinals. She broke Nickolette Driess’ 2011 record with 32 goals, including a first-round hat-trick on Wednesday.

Sara Capuano

Ramsey Senior Midfielder

The Ramsey stopper is now tied for the team lead in points after a productive week on both sides of the ball. She had two goals and an assist against Dumont and helped the Rams hold their first two state tournament opponents off the board.

Ava Incorvaia

Waldwick Junior Striker

Incorvaia has been one of North Jersey’s most consistent players, scoring in each of the last nine games. She helped the Warriors sweep their three opponents last week and advance to the divisional semifinals with five goals and three assists.

Mackenzie Neighborhood

Old Tappan’s Senior Goalkeeper

Ward earned back-to-back shutouts in the state tournament last week with five saves against Westwood and eight against Pascack Hills in a scoreless game that ended in a penalty shootout. It continues a dominant season for Ward, who now has a .932 save percentage.

Andre Armstrong

Pompton Lakes Junior Forward

Passaic County’s leading scorer added to his totals by scoring his 26th and 27th goals of the year in a Thursday playoff win over High Point. Armstrong dished out two assists in the game and had three assists in his previous game on Monday.

Dylan Costa

Cresskill Senior Midfielder

Costa scored all three goals for Cresskill on Thursday in a 3-1 victory over Saddle Brook in the first round of the state tournament. He had a hat trick on Tuesday against Saddle River Day.

Nicolas Stanzione

North Arlington sophomore midfielder

Stanzione fired the Vikings into the sectional semi-finals with four goals and three assists in the first two rounds. He leads the team in goals (18) and assists (10).


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