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2012 District 5 Watch List

Written by: on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

2012-13

“Watch list”

District 5

Aaron Henry, Senior RB/LB, Bedford – The third-leading rusher in a Bison ground attack which averaged 154.3 yards per game en route to the District 5/6 AA quarterfinals last season, Henry finished with 358 yards and three touchdowns on 75 carries and caught another four passes for 24 yards, averaging 4.8 yards per carry and six yards per reception.  He finished five games with 50 rushing yards or more.  Defensively, Henry added 26 tackles and an interception.

Adam Wiley, Senior ATH, Chestnut Ridge – Wiley played a key role in the Lions’ defensive backfield at safety.  Defensively, he chalked up 69 tackles, three interceptions and a forced fumble, averaging 6.3 tackles per game.  Offensively, he hauled in seven passes for 80 yards and a touchdown, averaging 11.4 yards per catch.  He also returned six punts for 38 yards.

Beau Bosch, Junior ATH, Chestnut Ridge – Bosch had a successful sophomore season for the Lions.  Defensively, he tallied 69 tackles and 5.5 sacks, averaging 6.3 tackles per game and posting a season-best 11 stops against Berlin-Brothersvalley.  Offensively, No. 12 amassed 457 all-purpose yards (328 receiving, 65 rushing, 64 passing) and scored two total touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving).  He completed 2-of-3 passes (66.7 percent) and averaged 4.3 yards per carry on 15 rushes and 21.9 yards per reception on 15 catches.

Ben Duppstadt, Senior OL/DL, Shade – Duppstadt helped to pave the way for a Panther offensive unit which averaged 294.4 yards (240 rushing, 54.4 passing) and 14.2 points per game last season, producing two 760+-yard rushers and scoring 18 total offensive touchdowns (17 rushing, one passing).  Defensively, he chipped in with 45 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a deflected pass, averaging five tackles per game.

Ben Shaw, Senior OL/DL, Conemaugh Township – A two-way presence in the trenches for the 7-3 Indians, Shaw helped to pave the way for an offensive unit which averaged 371.2 yards (206.5 rushing, 164.7 passing) and 32.9 points per game, producing a 1,500-yard passer and 1,400-yard rusher while scoring 44 total offensive touchdowns (22 rushing, 22 passing).  Meanwhile, on defense, Shaw recorded 31 tackles (20 solo), three sacks and two fumble recoveries (one of which was returned for a touchdown), averaging 3.1 tackles per game.

Blake Miller, Senior QB/DB, Berlin-Brothersvalley – Miller made a name for himself defensively for the Mountaineers, finishing his junior season with 51 tackles (29 solo), a team-best five interceptions, five deflected passes and two fumble recoveries, averaging 4.6 tackles per game.  Offensively, he caught six passes for 142 yards and a touchdown, averaging 23.7 yards per reception.

Brantley Rice, Senior DB/K, North Star – Rice was utilized in all three phases of the game, but primarily used on defense and special teams.  Defensively, he recorded 61 tackles (36 solo), three interceptions and three deflected passes, averaging 5.5 tackles per game for the District 5 Class A champion Cougars.  On special teams, he averaged 33.5 yards per punt on eight tries and 44 yards per kickoff on 52 attempts, with one touchback.  He also converted 21 extra points.  Offensively, Rice amassed 171 all-purpose yards (94 receiving, 61 passing, 16 rushing) and had a hand in two total Cougar touchdowns (one passing, one receiving).

Brian Spangler, Junior OL/DL, Shade – Spangler helped to pave the way for a Panther offensive unit which averaged 294.4 yards (240 rushing, 54.4 passing) and 14.2 points per game last season, producing two 760+-yard rushers and scoring 18 total offensive touchdowns (17 rushing, one passing).  Defensively, he chipped in with 41 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a blocked punt, averaging 4.6 tackles per game.

Brock Medva, Senior RB, Shade – A two-way presence for the Panthers in both the offensive and defensive backfield, Medva finished the season as the team’s leading rusher, amassing 886 yards and nine touchdowns on 123 carries and adding another five receptions for 85 yards, averaging 7.2 yards per carry and 17 yards per reception.  Medva ran for 100 yards or more in a game four times.  Defensively, he added 50 tackles, six deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.6 stops per game.

Brock Rhoat, Junior OL/DL, Tussey Mountain – One of the contributors on the Titans’ offensive line, Rhoat helped to pave the way for a Tussey offensive attack which averaged 232.3 yards (181.1 rushing, 51.2 passing) and 13.6 points per game last season, producing a 350-yard passer and four 200+-yard rushers, scoring 17 total offensive touchdowns (12 rushing, five passing).  He also notched one pancake block.

Caleb Ebersole, Senior FB/LB, Northern Bedford County – Ebersole returns to his position at linebacker after posting 46 tackles (all solo) and deflecting four passes, averaging 4.6 tackles per game.  He also recorded 75 rushing yards and one touchdown and caught a nine-yard touchdown pass offensively, and, on special teams, returned a combined 18 kickoffs and punts for 124 yards.

Chris Schrock, Senior RB/DB, Meyersdale – A weapon on offense, defense and special teams, Schrock recorded a final tally of 656 all-purpose yards (281 rushing, 148 receiving, 227 kickoff/punt returns) and scored four touchdowns (all rushing) as a junior for the Red Raiders.  He averaged four yards per carry, 9.3 yards per reception, 41 yards per punt return and 16.9 yards per kickoff return.  He twice ran for more than 80 yards and also notched a six-reception performance against Ferndale.  Defensively, Schrock added 49 tackles (27 solo), an interception, a deflected pass and two fumble recoveries.  He also handled punting chores for Meyersdale, booting 28 punts for an average of 29.9 yards, with four kicks downed inside the 20 yard line.

Dalton Rice, Junior RB/DL, North Star – Rice finished his sophomore season with 50 tackles and a fumble recovery in nine games, averaging 5.6 tackles per game.  He also posted 31 rushing yards and a touchdown on five carries in limited offensive action.

Darrin Sipes, Junior HB/FS, Tussey Mountain – One of six backs to finish the season with more than 100 yards rushing, Sipes totaled 215 yards and two touchdowns on 50 carries, averaging 4.3 yards per crush and caught another three passes for 50 yards, averaging 16.7 yards per reception.  Meanwhile, on the defensive side of the ball, he added 41 tackles and four deflected passes.

David Saylor, Senior OL/DL, North Star – A two-way presence in the trenches for North Star, Saylor accumulated 49 tackles (29 solo), a sack and a forced fumble in his junior season, averaging 4.9 tackles per game.  Offensively, he helped to pave the way for a North Star offensive unit which averaged 426.1 yards (238.7 rushing, 187.4 passing) and 30.1 points per game en route to a 10-2 record, District 5 Class A championship and PIAA quarterfinal berth opposite Clairton, producing three 500-yard rushers and a 2,100-yard passer while scoring 46 total offensive touchdowns (30 rushing, 16 passing).

Drew Glotfelty, Senior RB/DB, Berlin-Brothersvalley – The offensive centerpiece for the 8-3 Mountaineers last season, Glotfelty had quite the productive junior season, amassing 1,454 all-purpose yards of offense (921 rushing, 420 receiving, 113 passing) and accounting for 19 total Berlin touchdowns (12 rushing, five receiving, two passing).  He completed 3-of-9 passes (33.3 percent) and averaged 5.8 yards per carry on 159 rushes and 14.5 yards per reception on 29 carries.  He reached or surpassed 130 yards rushing in a game four times and had three games with 75+ receiving yards.  Defensively, Glotfelty added 74 tackles, a sack, a deflected pass and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.4 stops per game.

Dylan Glessner, Senior RB/LB, Shade – The second-leading rusher in a Panther offensive attack which averaged 240 yards per game on the ground, Glessner ran for 762 yards and five touchdowns on 123 carries, averaging 6.2 yards per carry and running for 100+ yards in a game four times.  Defensively, Glessner added 62 tackles, 1.5 sacks, three deflected passes, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal, averaging 6.9 tackles per game.

Eric Husick, Senior QB/CB, Tussey Mountain – Husick finished the season by amassing 501 yards of total offense (350 passing, 151 rushing) and accounting for six total Titan touchdowns (three rushing, three passing).  He connected on 22-of-74 passes (29.7 percent) and averaged five yards per carry on 30 rushes.  He threw for a season-high 117 yards in a loss to Northern Bedford County.

Garrett Wilson, Senior OL/DL, Tussey Mountain – One of the contributors on the Titans’ offensive line, Wilson helped to pave the way for a Tussey offensive attack which averaged 232.3 yards (181.1 rushing, 51.2 passing) and 13.6 points per game last season, producing a 350-yard passer and four 200+-yard rushers, scoring 17 total offensive touchdowns (12 rushing, five passing).  He recorded a team-leading 34 pancake blocks as well.  Defensively, Wilson added 41 tackles (33 solo), a sack, a deflected pass and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.1 tackles per game.

Gavin Berkley, Junior RB/LB, Meyersdale – The top returning tackler from Meyersdale’s defensive unit a season ago, Berkley had quite a nice sophomore season, amassing 101 tackles (57 solo), a sack, two fumble recoveries and two blocked field goals, averaging 10.1 tackles per game.  Berkley posted a season-best 16 stops against Northern Bedford and 13 tackles against Berlin-Brothersvalley, reaching double-digits in tackles in a single game six total times.  Offensively, he ran for 120 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns on 30 totes, averaging four yards per carry.

Jacob Wirick, Senior OL/LB, Bedford – Wirick was a wrecker at linebacker for Bedford last season, totaling 99 tackles (60 solo), a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal, averaging 9.9 tackles per game, posting a season-best 22 tackles (14 solo) in a 20-16 victory over Westmont Hilltop.

Jarred Rhodes, Senior OL/DL, Tussey Mountain – Rhoads is a key returning presence in the Titans’ defensive trenches after recording 53 tackles (39 solo) and seven sacks, averaging 5.9 tackles per game for Tussey Mountain.

Jourdan Miller, Senior WR/DB, Northern Bedford County – Miller returns to one of the spots in the Northern Bedford defensive backfield after posting 18 tackles (all solo), two interceptions and five deflected passes for the 8-3 Panthers.  Offensively, he recorded 14 total touches between rushes and receptions, totaling 221 yards and scoring two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving), averaging 9.8 yards per carry and 23.8 yards per reception.

Ken Domonkos, Senior ATH, Conemaugh Township – Domonkos is one of the Indians’ top returning multi-purpose players for 2012 – offensively, he hauled in 10 passes for 296 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 29.6 yards per reception and scoring a touchdown every second catch.  Defensively, he recorded 77 tackles (46 solo), an interception and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.7 tackles per game.  On special teams, Domonkos booted 28 punts for an average of 33.6 yards, 14 kickoffs for an average of 43.2 yards and converted 31 extra points.  Between extra points and touchdowns scored, Domonkos accounted for 61 total Conemaugh Township points, or 18.5 percent of the team’s season output.

Kyler Diehl, Junior TE/DB, Northern Bedford County – Diehl made his presence known on both sides of the ball for the Panthers last season, snagging 17 passes for 273 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 16.1 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added 37 tackles (all solo), two interceptions and two deflected passes for Northern Bedford, averaging 3.4 tackles per game.

Levi Albright, Junior OL/LB, North Star – Albright helped to pave the way for a North Star offensive unit which averaged 426.1 yards (238.7 rushing, 187.4 passing) and 30.1 points per game en route to a 10-2 record, District 5 Class A championship and PIAA quarterfinal berth opposite Clairton, producing three 500-yard rushers and a 2,100-yard passer while scoring 46 total offensive touchdowns (30 rushing, 16 passing). Defensively, he totaled 55 tackles (28 solo) and recovered a fumble, averaging five tackles per game.

Levi Bowser, Senior OL/DL, Berlin-Brothersvalley – A two-way presence returning for the Mountaineers, Bowser tallied 41 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries, averaging 4.6 tackles per game.  He also helped to pave the way for a Berlin offensive unit which averaged 291.9 yards (209.1 rushing, 82.8 passing) and 24.4 points per game en route to an 8-3 record, producing two 900-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer, scoring 33 total offensive touchdowns (24 rushing, nine passing).

Luke Campbell, Senior WR, Bedford – The only Bison receiver with more than 30 receptions last season, Campbell hauled in 36 passes for 737 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 20.5 yards per reception.  He finished seven of Bedford’s 11 games with 70 or more receiving yards, including a trio of 100-yard games.  Defensively, Campbell added 33 tackles (22 solo), two interceptions and two deflected passes.  He also handled punting and kickoff chores for the Bison, too.

Marcus Putt, Senior OL/DL, Tussey Mountain – One of the contributors on the Titans’ offensive line, Putt helped to pave the way for a Tussey offensive attack which averaged 232.3 yards (181.1 rushing, 51.2 passing) and 13.6 points per game last season, producing a 350-yard passer and four 200+-yard rushers, scoring 17 total offensive touchdowns (12 rushing, five passing).  He also notched 11 pancake blocks.

Matt Boyer, Junior RB/LB, Somerset – The featured running back and leading scorer on Somerset’s 3-7 team last season, Boyer finished his sophomore season with 413 yards and eight touchdowns on 103 carries, averaging a little more than four yards per carry.  Boyer ran for a season-best 80 yards against Central Cambria, one of five games in which he posted 50 rushing yards or more.

Matt Orner, Senior TE/DE, Shade – Shade’s leading returning tackler from a season ago, Orner amassed 102 tackles, a sack, an interception and three deflected passes, averaging 11.3 tackles per game and finishing with a season-best 20 stops in a game against Meyersdale.

Michael Brett, Senior RB/LB, Bedford – Brett returns for his senior season after tallying 55 tackles (31 solo) and two sacks in his junior season, averaging 6.9 tackles per game.  He finished two games – Penn Cambria and Bishop Guilfoyle – with 11+ tackles.

Mitchell Corbin, Senior HB/CB, Tussey Mountain – The featured back in a Tussey Mountain offensive arsenal which averaged 181.1 yards per game on the ground last season, Corbin wound up with 389 yards on 63 carries and caught another five passes for 80 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per carry and 16 yards per reception, scoring five total touchdowns (four rushing, one receiving).  He ran for a season-best 164 yards against Southern Huntingdon County.

Rusty Miller, Senior TE/DL, North Star – One of five North Star receivers to finish the season with at least 12 receptions in a passing attack which averaged 187.4 yards per game, Miller snagged 17 passes for 268 yards and one touchdown, averaging 15.8 yards per reception.  He posted five catches for 94 yards in the Cougars’ season-opening victory over Conemaugh Valley.

Seth Baker, Junior OL, Tussey Mountain – One of the contributors on the Titans’ offensive line, Baker helped to pave the way for a Tussey offensive attack which averaged 232.3 yards (181.1 rushing, 51.2 passing) and 13.6 points per game last season, producing a 350-yard passer and four 200+-yard rushers, scoring 17 total offensive touchdowns (12 rushing, five passing).

Shane Almodovar, Senior OL/DL, Windber – A 300-pound behemoth in the trenches for the Ramblers, Almodovar helped to pave the way for a Rambler offensive unit which averaged 375.9 yards (322.4 rushing, 53.5 passing) and 34.7 points per game en route to an 8-3 record and berth in the District 5 A playoffs opposite North Star.  The Ramblers finished the season with a 2,300-yard rusher and 550-yard passer, scoring 53 total offensive touchdowns (46 rushing, seven passing).  Defensively, Almodovar added 41 tackles and a half a sack.

Shane Supanick, Junior TE/DE, North Star – A returning presence along the defensive line for the District 5 A champion Cougars, Supanick recorded 40 tackles (21 solo) and two sacks, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

Stew Trulick, Junior OL/DL, Berlin-Brothersvalley – Trulick posted 34 tackles and three sacks from his position on the Berlin defensive line, averaging 3.1 tackles per game.  He also helped to pave the way for a Berlin offensive unit which averaged 291.9 yards (209.1 rushing, 82.8 passing) and 24.4 points per game en route to an 8-3 record, producing two 900-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer, scoring 33 total offensive touchdowns (24 rushing, nine passing).

Tanner Cahill, Senior RB/LB, Conemaugh Township – The top returning tackler from an Indian football team a season ago, Cahill, in nine games, chalked up 98 tackles (53 solo), 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a blocked punt, averaging 10.9 tackles per game.  He posted a pair of 15-tackle games against Windber and Portage.  Offensively, he caught seven passes for 35 yards in limited action.

Tanner Stull, Junior QB/DB, Somerset – A dual-threat quarterback at the helm of the Eagles’ offense for their first eight games of 2011, Stull finished his sophomore season with 862 yards of total offense (646 passing, 216 rushing), completing 51-of-113 passes (43.6 percent) and averaging 2.2 yards per carry on 99 rushes.  He threw for a season-best 122 yards and two touchdowns against Richland and also finished a pair of games with 65 or more rushing yards.

Tayler Pressel, Senior TE/DE, Northern Bedford County – A key two-way presence returning for Northern Bedford, Pressel was one of Class A’s top statistical tight ends, hauling in 35 passes for 480 yards and seven touchdowns (believed to be second in all categories to Avonworth senior Mike Giampole), averaging 13.7 yards per reception and posting one 100-yard receiving game.  Defensively, Pressel registered 77 tackles (all solo), an interception, a forced fumble, a blocked punt and a blocked field goal, averaging

Thomas Miller, Junior RB/LB, North Star – The featured back in a North Star offensive arsenal which averaged 238.7 yards per game on the ground, Miller finished his sophomore campaign with 1,190 yards and 11 touchdowns on 175 carries, averaging 6.8 yards per carry and just under 100 yards per game.  He surpassed 100+ yards rushing in six of 12 games last year, including a season- and career-best 303 yards and four touchdowns in a game against Conemaugh Township.

Tony Strasiser, Senior WR, North Star – Strasiser had a solid junior season for District 5 Class A champion North Star, finishing as D5′s only 1,000-yard receiver last season.  In all, Strasiser hauled in a team-leading 54 passes for 1,013 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 18.8 yards per reception.  He finished five of 12 games with 100+ receiving yards, including a 12-catch, 181-yard day against Berlin-Brothersvalley in the D5 playoffs and a 158-yard, four-touchdown game against Chestnut Ridge early in the season.  In his career, Strasiser has accumulated 2,625 receiving yards and 23 touchdowns on 137 receptions.

Tyler Dibert, Senior C/LB, Chestnut Ridge – The Lions’ leading tackler, Dibert registered 102 total tackles and a pair of interceptions, averaging 9.3 tackles per game.  He finished six of Chestnut Ridge’s 11 games with 10+ tackles, including a season-best 13 stops against Alleghany (Md.) and a pair of 12-tackle games against Windber and Berlin-Brothersvalley.

Tyler Husick, Senior FB/DE, Tussey Mountain – The second-leading rusher in Tussey Mountain’s ground attack which averaged 181.1 yards per game, Husick totaled 302 yards and a touchdown on 71 carries, averaging 4.3 yards per carry.  He also caught a pair of passes for 27 yards.

Tyler Kline, Junior TE/LB, Shade – Kline posted a respectable 2011 season in the defensive trenches for the Panthers, accumulating 60 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 sacks, an interception, a deflected pass and a forced fumble, averaging 6.7 tackles per game.

Wyatt Brumbaugh, Junior TE/DE, Tussey Mountain – Brumbaugh finished his sophomore season with 28 tackles (16 solo), three sacks, a deflected pass and two fumble recoveries, averaging 3.1 tackles per game.  Offensively, he helped mostly as a blocker in the Titans’ offensive arsenal, recording a pancake block while helping to pave the way for a unit which averaged 232.3 yards per game.  He also caught one pass for 16 yards.

Zach Pressel, Senior WR/DB, Northern Bedford County – One of two Panther receivers to finish the season with 20 receptions or more, Pressel snagged 22 passes for 336 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 15.3 yards per catch.  He also added 44 tackles (all solo), eight deflected passes and a blocked field goal on defense, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

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