Connetquot's Mike Pellegrino (34) breaks into the secondary for a...

Connetquot's Mike Pellegrino (34) breaks into the secondary for a long gain in the first half of the game. (Sept. 11, 2010) Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Mike Pellegrino, Connetquot's 5-9, 180-pound senior running back, has been named the Tri-State Offensive Player of the Week by Mike Quick of MSG Varsity. The announcement will be made on "A Quick 60," which returns to the air on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. on MSG Varsity (Cablevision Channel 14).

Pellegrino, who will attend Johns Hopkins next year on a lacrosse scholarship, scored five touchdowns in the Thunderbirds' 40-26 victory over Northport on Saturday. He rushed for 280 yards on 22 carries and four touchdowns, including an 87-yard scoring run. He also caught a 25-yard touchdown pass.

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