Ryan Milnes voted North Jersey Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 13-19

After four days of voting, River Dell senior forward Ryan Milnes has been selected as the North Jersey Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 13-19.

Milnes had a strong three-game stretch for the balanced Golden Hawks (13-7). He averaged 21 points and 6.7 rebounds. He had 27 points and seven rebounds in a 53-40 loss to Ramsey. He had 19 points and six rebounds in a 60-52 loss to Pascack Hills.

Here were the other nominees:

JayQuan Briggs

Kennedy senior guard

Briggs paced the Knights (19-5) to a 3-0 week to extend their winning streak to five games. He averaged 22.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He had 29 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 60-54 win over Wayne Valley in the Passaic County semifinals.

Richie Machado

Saddle River Day junior guard

Machado led the Rebels (18-4) to a 3-0 week. He averaged 16.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists. He had 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals in a 63-58 win over Pope John. He had 24 points and 15 rebounds in a 71-52 win over Paramus Catholic.

Shawn Reckley

Hackensack senior guard

Reckley carried the Comets to two wins over Bergen Jamboree semifinalists. He had 25 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal in a 51-48 win over Ramapo. He had 30 points, nine boards, five assists and two steals in a 57-55 win over Ridgewood.

Jordan Rodriguez

Lodi senior guard

Rodriguez guided the resurgent Rams (12-12) to a 4-0 week to stretch their winning streak to five games. He averaged 14 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.7 assists. He had 16 points, three rebounds, two steals and one assist in a 54-44 victory over Garfield.

Tyler Tejada

Teaneck junior center

Tejada led the Highwaymen (11-8) to a 3-0 week that stretched their winning streak to six games. He averaged 23.3 points and 13.0 rebounds. He had 25 points and 13 rebounds in a 69-61 victory over Pascack Valley to punctuate their second consecutive 3-0 week.


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This article originally appeared on Results: North Jersey Boys Basketball Player of the Week - Feb. 13-19