These are the candidates who were named finalists for lohud's Week 4 High School Football Player of the Week. The candidates are based on the players' performances from games played Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
The athletes were chosen based on production, whom that production came against and how much of an impact it had on the outcome.
Please consider the credentials of each finalist and cast your vote on lohud.com for the one you find most worthy.
Stepinac's Kori Small was last week's winner, earning 30.7% of the 41,230 votes cast.
Michael Annunziata, Tuckahoe
Annunziata went 9 of 16 for 227 yards and threw six touchdowns to five different receivers in Tuckahoe's 40-14 defeat of Putnam Valley.
Ryan Brown, Tappan Zee
Brown had 13 carries for 142 yards and four touchdowns in a 33-8 victory over Peekskill.
Travis Carlucci, Panas
He ran for 171 yards and three touchdowns, threw a touchdown and returned a punt 80 yards for another touchdown in Panas' 45-7 victory over Edgemont.
Anthony Castaldi, Kennedy Catholic
The senior went 9 of 14 for 175 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two touchdowns in a 47-7 win over St. Dominic.
Wayne Coleman, Stepinac
The senior led the defense with eight tackles, a sack and a forced fumble as Stepinac beat previously unbeaten Moore Catholic 40-0. It was the defense's third straight game without allowing a touchdown. The unit held Moore to just 61 yards of offense.
Reyden Davis, New Rochelle
He ran 21 times for 170 yards and two touchdowns and also had an interception in the end zone to help New Rochelle knock off previously unbeaten Scarsdale, 28-25. Davis scored the go-ahead touchdown with 25 seconds remaining.
Cole Denson, Rye Country Day
The junior had 233 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to their third straight win, 38-0 over Fieldston. He caught two touchdowns, ran for a TD and had two interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown.
Evan Giachinta, Haldane
The junior had 15 carries for 221 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-18 win at Rye Neck.
Michael Holder, Clarkstown South
The senior went 19 of 26 for 326 yards and four touchdowns in a 37-20 win over Brewster.
Jaiden Hamilton, Mount Vernon
Hamilton had an 85-yard kick return and 92-yard interception return for touchdowns to lead Mount Vernon to a 28-26 win over Suffern. He also had 12 carries for 95 yards and a score and finished with two interceptions and had 129 return yards for the Knights, who won their third straight.
Mike LaRusso, Albertus Magnus
LaRusso had seven carries for 190 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for another 38 yards to lead Albertus to its first win, 44-26 over Blind Brook.
Kenny Louden, Clarkstown North
Louden had 20 carries for 155 yards and a touchdown and had 13 tackles for the Rams, who snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Sleepy Hollow, 28-11.
Niko Marinelli, Harrison
In his first career start, the senior had 17 carries for 223 yards and three touchdowns and went a perfect 6 for 6 for 52 yards and two scores in Harrison's 42-7 win at Lakeland.
James Moran, Nanuet
The senior had 19 carries for 186 yards, including an 86-yard touchdown, and threw the winning touchdown pass to Luke Flanagan with 2 seconds remaining in a 21-20 win over Hen Hud.
Daniel Picart, Pleasantville
Picart had 33 carries for 268 yards and two touchdowns and helped set up Joe Sokich's game-winning field goal as the Panthers beat Byram Hills, 17-14.
Harrison Riopel, Hackley
The senior had 21 carries for 181 yards and three touchdowns, went 7 of 9 for 71 yards and a score and made seven tackles in a 33-7 victory over Horace Mann. It was Hackley's first of the season.
Damien Santiago, Carmel
The junior caught four passes for 129 yards, including a 55-yard touchdown, and also blocked a punt that he picked up and returned for a touchdown. Santiago also had a sack and an interception in Carmel's 62-21 defeat of Arlington.
Ben Silverman, Ardsley
The junior rushed for 95 yards, scored three touchdowns and had an interception to help fuel Ardsley's dramatic, 28-27 overtime victory over Bronxville.
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