Boys of Fall

See how our boys are doing this fall – 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Let’em Play BOYS of FALL weekly recap.  Each week we will update you on the individual and team successes of our Let’em Play Academy and Camp members!  Share your “highlights” with us by emailing us at – letemplayfb@gmail.com

WEEK 1

  • (as per NJ.com) – #16 – Nick Cherasaro, North Plainfield, 12-20-249-2 – Passing
  • (as per NJ.com) – #10 – Giovanni Shine, East Orange, 8-219-2 – Rushing
  • (as per NJ.com) – #29 – Matt Busher, North Hunterdon, 21-165-1 – Rushing
  • (as per NJ.com) – Tied #3 – Gregory Carmona, Wood-Ridge, 2 – Sacks
  • (as per NJ.com) – Tied #2 – Joshua Ejiogu, Bound Brook, 1 – INT
  • (as per NJ.com) – Tied #2 – David LePoidevin, Bound Brook, 1 – INT
  • Austin Rivera – had 2 pass break ups and 5 tackles to help his team win this past weekend
  • Anthony Marshall – former Middlesex HS player has recorded a TD and 2 INT’s in his first two college games at Western Reserve Academy in Ohio!
  • John Kressbach – recorded his teams only TD this past weekend in a loss to Metuchen HS
  • Congratulations to Jesse Foster on a great start at his new QB position!  This past week Jesse threw for 1 TD, ran for 1 TD and had an INT on defense to lead his Mighty Might team to victory…  Way to go Jesse
  • Congratulations to Zac Ambielli for earning the starting QB spot for his freshman team at Delbarton!
  • Congratulations to Anthony Cioffi and his RU teammates on a big win this past weekend!  Anthony is off to a great senior season!
  • Congratulations to Tashawn Bowers and his LSU teammates on a nice win this past weekend!
  • Congratulations to Joe Warren – Bound Brook HS – College coaches are very excited about this college prospect…  Not only for what he does on the field but for how he excels in the classroom.  His overall GPA, going into his senior year, is a 3.9

WEEK 2

  • Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield HS – has completed 30 of 44 passes for 433 and 2 TD’s after 2 games
  • Donald Glenn – Middletown North HS – has completed 26 of 45 passes for 403 and a TD after 2 games
  • Antonio Scott – Franklin HS – has completed 17 of 36 passes for 294 yards after 2 games
  • Keanu Reed – Edison HS – caught 9 passes for 166 yards and a TD after 2 games
  • Joseph Warren – Bound Brook HS – has recorded 30 points after 2 games
  • Kayson Woolford – North Hunterdon HS has recorded 4 sacks after 2 games
  • Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge HS – has recorded 3 sacks after 2 games
  • Tyson Amaker – Bound Brook HS – has recorded 3 –sacks after 2 games
  • Chris Cooney – North Plainfield HS – has recorded 3 sacks after 2 games
  • Jordan Blassingame – Lawrenceville HS – has recorded 2 INT’s after 2 games
  • Congratulations to Austin Rivera – Edison HS – he recorded 7 tackles, 1 INT with a return of 45 yards and 13 yards rushing on Offense!
  • Congratulations to Robbie Nungesser – Ocean Township HS – he has been named the starting Freshman QB… Awesome job Rob!

WEEK 3

  •  After rehabbing a broken leg from last season, Jimmy Brown – Colonia HS – has 8 receptions for 87 yards, an interception, fumble recovery and a game winning safety. Great job Jimmy!
  • Matt Alesandro – Bridgewater Raritan HS – after just his first two games has recorded 11 tackles and 1 sack.  Way to go Matt… All of your hard work this off season is paying off!
  • Frank Guidice – for the 1st 2 games of the season Frank has recorded 1 sack & 6 QB pressures… He has also forced a fumble, blocked an extra point and recorded 21 tackles, 6 for a loss.
  • Alden Mileto – from Loyalsock HS in PA – has recorded 12 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 2 tackles for loss!
  •  Zion Cooper – West Windsor Plainsboro South – 24 carries for 162 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield – 19 out of 26 passes for 338 and 4 TD’s
  • Mitchell Finnegan – North Hunterdon – 29 carries for 177 and 1 TD
  • Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – 15 Tackles
  • Tyson Amaker – Bound Brook – 3 Sacks
  • Mason Horsburgh – Bound Brook – 1 INT
    • Overall State Wide Statistics After Week 3
    • #2 in NJ – Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield – 61 out of 90 passes for 1020 yards and 7 TDs
    • #13 – Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – 36 Tackles
    • #5 – Tyson Amaker – Bound Brook – 6 Sacks
    • #45 – Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – 3 Sacks

WEEK 4

  •  Nick Cherasaro – QB – North Plainfield – completed 23 of 33 passes for 353 and 3 TD’s
  • Luke Frauenheim – QB – Point Pleasant Beach – completed 8 of12 passes for 158 yards and 4 TD’s
  • Keanu Reed – WR – Edison – caught 6 passes for 109 yards and 1 TD
  • Gregory Carmona – LB – Wood-Ridge – made 16 tackles
  • Gregory Carmona – LB – Wood-Ridge – made 2 sacks
  • Zyion Cooper – RB – West Windsor Plainsboro South – had 24 carries for 162 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Matt Alesandro – DL – Bridgewater Raritan HS – in the past 2 games Matt has recorded 13 tackles, a sack and 1 TD! Awesome job Matt!!!
  • Congratluations to Coach Mazzetta, his staff and players on their win this past weekend bringing their overall record to 3 -1!
  • Congratluations to Coach Meert and the staff at West Windsor Plainsboro South on notching their first win of the season this past weekend!
  • Congratulations to Coach Dubiel, the Bound Brook Coaching staff and players on their win this past weekend over Belvidere and their 4 – 0 start!
  • Congratulations to Coach Trentacosti, his coaching staff and players on a great start to the season… 3 – 1!

WEEK 5

  • Nick Cherasaro – QB – North Plainfield – completed 36 of 48 passes for 406 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Matt Busher – QB – North Hunterdon – completed 19 of 27 passes for 304 yards and 4 TD’
  • Matt Alesandro– RB – Bridgewater-Raritan – had 24 total points this past weekend and ranked as one of NJ top scoring leaders. Matt had 6 carries for 63 yrds and 4TD’s.  One was a 41 yrd run.  He also had 7 tackles on D
  • Andrew Lusardi had 2 receptions and a TD for Ridge in their win over Hillsborough
  • Jim Brown – WR – Colonia HS – had 3 catches for 25 yards, 8 tackles on defense, and a 45 yard INT return for a TD on D
    • A quote from Mrs. Alesandro – “Great night.  Matt has not run the ball like this since he played youth football.  Your camps are paying off.”

 YEAR TO DATE – State Rushing Leaders

  •  Mitchell Finnegan – North Hunterdon – 102 rushes for 560 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Giovanni Shine – East Orange – 60 rushes for 515 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Joseph Warren – Bound Brook – 41 rushes for 405 yards and 7 TD’s
  • Marques DeShields – Overbrook – 53 rushes for 379 yards and 4 TD’s

YEAR TO DATE – State Passing Leaders

  •  Keanu Reed – Edison – 15 catches for 275 and 2 TD’s

YEAR TO DATE – State Passing Leaders

  •  Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield – completed 121 of 172 passes for 1781 yards and 13 TD’s
  • Matt Busher – North Hunterdon – completed 59 of 109 passes for 730 and 7 TD’s
  • Luke Frauenheim – Point Pleasant Beach – completed 27 of 54 passes for 555 yards and 8 TD’s
  • Antonio Scott – Franklin – completed 36 of 76 passes for 517 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Scott Cochrane – West Windsor-Plainsboro South – completed 41 of 93 passes for 449 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Jahmiek Williams – Paterson Eastside – completed 22 of 39 passes for 425 yards and 4 TD’s

YEAR TO DATE – State Scoring Leaders

  •  Matt Busher – North Hunterdon, 54
  • Joseph Warren – Bound Brook, 50

YEAR TO DATE – State Sack Leaders

  •  Tyson Amaker – Bound Brook, 7
  • Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge, 5
  • Kayson Woolford – North Hunterdon, 5
  • Christoph Ennis – North Hunterdon, 4

YEAR TO DATE – State Interception Leaders

  •  Jackson Barletta – New Providence, 7
  • Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield, 5

YEAR TO DATE – State Tackle Leaders

  •  Luke Frauenheim – Point Pleasant Beach, 41

WEEK 6

  •  Donald Glenn – Middletown North – completed 12 of 20 passes for 279 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Jahmiek Williams – Paterson Eastside – completed 7 of 21 passes for 208 yards and 1 TD
  • Zyion Cooper – West Windsor-Plainsboro South – rushed 28 times for 335 and 3 TD’s
  • Mitchell Finnegan – North Hunterdon – rushed 21 times for 190 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – 19 total tackles
  • Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – 2 sacks
  • Matt Alesandro – Bridgewater-Raritan – 2 sacks
  • Kayson Woolford – North Hunterdon – 2 sacks
  • John Kressbach – Middlesex – 2 INT’s

STATE LEADERS AFTER WEEK 7

  •  Currently ranked #2 QB in NJ – Nick Cherasaro – North Plainfield – has completed 148 of 212 passes for 2244 yards and 18 TD’s
  • Currently ranked #3 QB in NJ – Nick Couzzi – Somerville – has completed 118 of 183 passes for 2016 yards and 27 TD’s
  • Currently ranked #35 – Donald Glenn – Middletown North – completed 69 of 122 passes for 1142 yards and 11 TD’s
  • Currently ranked #35 – Mitchell Finnegan – North Hunterdon – has rushed 138 times for 870 yards and 5 TD’s
  • Currently ranked #38 – Zyion Cooper – West Windsor-Plainsboro South – has rushed 96 times for 823 yards and 8 TD’s
  • Currently ranked #16 – Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – has a total of 79 tackles
  • Currently ranked #9 – Johnoi Martin – Wood-Ridge – has a total of 8 sacks
  • Currently ranked #14 – Gregory Carmona – Wood-Ridge – has a total of 7.5 sacks
  • Currently ranked #18 – Tyson Amaker – Bound Brook – has a total of 7 sacks
  • Currently ranked #21 – Kayson Woolford – North Hunterdon – has a total of 7 sacks

WEEK 7 TOP PERFORMERS

  •  Nick Cherasaro – QB – North Plainfield – 27 of 40 for 463 and 5 TD’s
  • Nick Couzzi – QB – Somerville – 24 of 35 for 275 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Aneesh Agrawal – QB – Middletown South – 14 of 23 for 207 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Donald Glenn – QB – Middletown North – 15 of 28 for 191 yards and 2 TD’s
  • Justin Shorter – WR – South Brunswick – 9 catches for 182 yards and 1 TD
  • Zyion Cooper – West Windsor-Plainsboro South – total of 18 points
  • James Stewart – Edison – total of 18 points
  • Zyion Cooper – RB – West Windsor-Plainsboro South – 24 rushes for 254 yards and 3 TD’s
  • James Stewart – RB – Edison – 20 rushes for 208 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Joseph Warren – RB – Bound Brook – 12 rushes for 137 yards and 1 TD
  • Mitchell Finnegan – RB – North Hunterdon – 15 rushes for 120 yards and 1 TD
  • Nick Perno – DB – Delaware Valley – 1 INT
  • Joseph LePoidevin – DB – Bound Brook – 1 INT

WEEK 8

  •  Donald Glenn – QB – Middletown North – completed 12 of 17 passes for 189 and 3 TD’s
  • Mike Bickford – RB – Central Regional – 31 carries for 287 yards and 3 TD’s
  • Keanu Reed – WR – Edison – had 8 catches for 147 yards and 1 TD
  • Michael Barletta – WR – New Providence – had 6 catches for 93 yards and 1 TD