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2012 District 6 Watch List

Written by: on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

2012-13

“Watch list”

District 6

Adam Polites, Senior WR/DB, Northern Cambria – A key two-way presence for the Colts, Polites notched 21 tackles (16 solo), a team-leading six interceptions and a blocked punt, averaging 2.1 tackles per game.  Offensively, he was the team’s featured receiver, snagging 17 passes for 214 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 12.6 yards per reception.  Lastly, on special teams, Polites averaged 31.7 yards per punt on 22 boots, with three of those punts downed inside the 20 yard line.  He also averaged 36.4 yards per kickoff on 19 tries, with a long of 55 yards.

Alan Shanholtz, Senior RB/OLB, Williamsburg – The featured running back in a Pirate offensive arsenal which averaged more than 107 yards per game on the ground, Shanoltz registered 909 yards on 220 carries and caught another 11 passes for 128 yards, averaging 4.1 yards per carry and 11.6 yards per reception while scoring six total touchdowns (five rushing, one receiving).  He posted a trio of 170+-yard performances on the ground last season.  Defensively, he added 30 tackles (17 solo), and also returned nine kickoffs for 148 yards, averaging 16.4 yards per return.

Alec Bloom, Junior TE/LB/K, Ligonier Valley – Bloom handled the kickoff chores for the Rams last season, booting 42 kickoffs for an average of 35.6 yards with six touchbacks.  Defensively, he added five tackles (three solo) and blocked a punt, which he recovered for a touchdown against Philipsburg-Osceola.

Alex Atkins, Senior OL/DL, Northern Cambria – A potential collegiate prospect in the 2013 class along the offensive line, Atkins helped to pave the way for a Northern Cambria offensive unit which averaged 228.2 yards (167.5 rushing, 60.7 passing) and 14.6 points per game, producing an 800-yard rusher and 600-yard passer while scoring 19 total offensive touchdowns (13 rushing, six passing).  Defensively, Atkins was the Colts’ leading tackler, finishing with 73 stops (62 solo), a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries, averaging 7.3 tackles per game while posting a pair of 12-tackle games against Marion Center and United.

Andrew Brawley, Senior WR/DB, Cambria Heights – The featured receiver in a Highlander aerial assault which averaged 95.9 yards per game, Brawley snagged a team-leading 19 passes for 484 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 25.5 yards per reception while posting a pair of 100-yard games against Bishop Carroll and Westmont Hilltop.  Defensively, Brawley added 37 tackles (26 solo), an interception, six deflected passes, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.7 tackles per game.

Andrew Rupp, Senior OL/DL, Marion Center – Rupp posted 37 tackles (all solo) for the Stingers, averaging 3.4 tackles per game.

Andy Kelly, Senior RB/DB, State College Area – The Little Lions’ top returning rusher, Kelly registered 637 yards on 81 carries and caught another 11 passes for 188 yards, averaging 7.9 yards per carry and 17.1 yards per reception while scoring eight total touchdowns (seven rushing, one receiving).  He finished with a trio of 100-yard rushing games.  Defensively, Kelly added 19 tackles (17 solo) and a deflected pass.

Arron Thomas, Senior OL/DL, Southern Huntingdon County – Thomas helped to pave the way for a Rocket offensive arsenal which averaged 252.6 yards (138.3 passing, 114.3 rushing) and 21.4 points per game, producing a 1,200-yard passer and 580-yard rusher while scoring 26 total offensive touchdowns (14 rushing, 12 passing).  Defensively, Thomas registered 40 tackles (all solo) and a blocked field goal, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

Austin Cunningham, Junior QB/DB, Martinsburg Central – Cunningham returns to the Dragons’ defensive backfield after posting 40 tackles (33 solo), an interception and nine deflected passes, averaging 5.7 tackles per game.  He is also Central’s top returning receiver – snagging 17 passes for 271 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 15.9 yards per reception.  He also completed 3-of-8 passes (42.5 percent) for 30 yards and two touchdowns, and, on special teams, returned a combined nine punts and kickoffs for 234 yards, averaging 17.3 yards per punt return and 43.3 yards per kick return while scoring two additional touchdowns (one punt return, one kick return).

Austin McMonagle, Junior QB/DB, Williamsburg – The Pirates’ field general over the bulk of the second half of the season, McMonagle completed 22-of-45 passes (48.9 percent) for 262 yards and one touchdown, throwing for 70+ yards twice, including the team’s lone victory of the season, 15-6, over Bishop Carroll.  Defensively, McMonagle chipped in with 29 tackles (19 solo), an interception, a fumble recovery and a safety, averaging 2.9 tackles per game.

Austin Mital, Senior OL/DL, Moshannon Valley – Mital helped to pave the way for a Black Knight offensive unit which averaged 249.9 yards (174.6 rushing, 75.3 passing) and 18 points per game en route to an 8-4 overall record and berth in the District 6 A semifinals opposite Penns Manor, producing two 700+-yard rushers and an 870-yard passer while scoring 32 total offensive touchdowns (30 rushing, two passing).  Defensively, Mital ranks as Mo Val’s top returning tackler after posting 94 stops (all solo), two sacks, a deflected pass, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal, averaging 7.8 tackles per game.

Ben Colvin, Senior K, Richland – The man responsible for the Rams’ placekicking and kickoff chores in 2011, Colvin booted 77 kickoffs for an average of 42.2 yards, with eight (10.4 percent) going for touchbacks.  He also converted 41 extra points and two field goals, scoring 47 of the Rams’ school-record 462 points on the season.  Colvin’s 47 points accounted for 10.2 percent of Richland’s season scoring total.

Ben Myers, Senior TB/CB, Cambria Heights – A multi-purpose weapon for the Highlanders last season, Myers amassed 1,103 all-purpose yards of offense (536 rushing, 307 receiving, 260 passing) and had a  hand in 11 total CH touchdowns (six rushing, four receiving, one passing).  He averaged 5.6 yards per carry and 25.6 yards per reception and completed 9-of-16 passes (56.2 percent), rushing for 100+ yards twice and notching one 100-yard receiving performance.  Defensively, he added 71 tackles (38 solo), one sack, an interception, two deflected passes, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.1 tackles per game.  He also returned three kickoffs for 127 yards.

Ben Verhovsek, Junior OL/DL, Richland – The leading tackler on Richland’s entire defensive unit from last season, Verhovsek had a sophomore season to remember from his position at nose guard, speaking in terms of total tackles.  He finished with 129 stops (23 solo), one sack, a deflected pass and a fumble recovery and averaged 12.9 tackles per game for the Rams.  He posted 17 tackles against Tyrone in the District 6 AA championship game and a quartet of 16-tackle games against Cambria Heights, Bedford, Somerset and Westmont Hilltop.

Billy Grozanick, Junior OL/DL, Homer-Center – A returning two-way presence in the trenches for the Wildcats, Grozanick helped to pave the way for a Homer-Center offensive unit which averaged 108 yards rushing per game through its first seven games.  Defensively, he added 48 tackles and a sack, averaging six tackles per game.

Braden Junker, Junior K/P, Westmont Hilltop – The Hilltoppers’ placekicker and punter last season, Junker converted eight extra points and three field goals for Westmont, scoring 17 of the team’s 107 points on the season, or 15.9 percent of the team’s season scoring output.  He also averaged 31.3 yards per punt, with six of his 27 kicks (22.2 percent) downed inside the 20-yard line.

Bradi Moore, Junior RB/LB, Martinsburg Central – An all-around athlete for the Dragons, Moore amassed 955 all-purpose yards (566 rushing, 168 receiving, 221 kickoff returns) and scored 10 total touchdowns (five rushing, three receiving, one interception return, one kickoff return), averaging 9.1 yards per carry, 10.5 yards per reception and 31.6 yards per kickoff return.  Defensively, he added 34 tackles (26 solo), two interceptions and seven deflected passes, averaging 3.4 tackles per game.

Brandon Johns, Senior OL/DL, Glendale – Johns helped to pave the way for a Viking offensive unit which averaged 234.1 yards (135.9 rushing, 98.2 passing) and 21 points per game, producing a 1,000-yard rusher and 790-yard passer while scoring 25 total offensive touchdowns (15 rushing, 10 passing).  Defensively, Johns added 44 tackles and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.4 stops per game.

Brandon Long, Senior ATH, Central Cambria – A veteran presence in the Red Devils’ defensive backfield, Long tallied 40 tackles (24 solo), four interceptions, eight deflected passes, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal, averaging four tackles per game.  He was also the team’s featured receiver in a lightly-used aerial assault which averaged 47 yards per game, snagging 14 passes for 163 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 11.6 yards per reception.

Brandon Vocco, Sophomore OL/DL, Portage – Vocco posted 31 tackles in his freshman season for the Mustangs, averaging 3.9 tackles per game.

Brendan Chadbourn, Sophomore ATH, Bishop Guilfoyle – A returning piece in all three phases of the game for the Marauders, Chadbourn amassed 878 all-purpose yards (398 kickoff returns, 236 receiving, 196 rushing, 48 passing) and accounted for three total Guilfoyle touchdowns (two passing, one rushing), averaging 2.9 yards per carry, 14.8 yards per reception and 22.9 yards per kickoff return.  Defensively, Chadbourn added 62 tackles (36 solo), averaging 6.9 stops per game.

Brett Grissinger, Senior RB/DB, Juniata Valley – The Hornets’ leading returning rusher from a season ago, Grissinger ran for 380 yards on 67 carries and caught another seven passes for 115 yards, averaging 5.7 yards per carry and 16.4 yards per reception while scoring five total touchdowns (four rushing, one receiving).  Defensively, he added 36 tackles (all solo), two interceptions, two deflected passes and one blocked field goal, averaging 3.6 tackles per game.

Brodey Thompson, Senior RB/LB, Marion Center – A multi-purpose weapon in the Stingers’ offensive backfield, Thompson ran for 643 yards on 136 carries and caught another 20 passes for 452 yards, averaging 4.7 yards per carry and 22.6 yards per reception while scoring 10 total touchdowns (seven rushing, three receiving).  He posted five games with 70+ rushing yards and five games with 50+ receiving yards.  Defensively, he contributed 67 tackles (all solo), averaging 6.1 tackles per game with a season-high 12 stops against Purchase Line.

Caleb Kephart, Sophomore RB/DB, Bishop Carroll – Kephart returns to the Huskies’ defensive backfield after recording 39 tackles (23 solo), an interception, three deflected passes and two fumble recoveries, averaging 4.3 tackles per game.  He also added 99 yards rushing on 21 carries, returned two punts for 16 yards and returned five kickoffs for 76 yards, averaging 4.7 yards per carry, eight yards per punt return and 15.2 yards per kick return.

Caleb Taylor, Junior QB/S, Juniata Valley – Taylor helped lead the Hornets to seven victories and a berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Moshannon Valley by connecting on 44-of-109 passes (40.4 percent) for 790 yards and seven touchdowns against two interceptions, surpassing 100 yards or more in four games and finishing three contests with multiple touchdown passes.  He also scored one rushing touchdown on 23 keepers.

Caleb Wagner, Junior RB/DB, Juniata Valley – Wagner tallied 42 tackles (all solo) and a fumble recovery for the Hornets, averaging 4.2 stops per game.

Cameron Worthing, Senior SE/CB, Bellwood-Antis – Worthing provides a veteran presence in the Blue Devils’ defensive backfield after tallying 42 tackles (32 solo), two interceptions, seven deflected passes and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.5 tackles per game.  He also proved a big play threat as a flanker, hauling in six passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 36.5 yards per reception.  On special teams, Worthing returned seven kickoffs for 115 yards, averaging 15.6 yards per return.

Carlos Mason, Senior WR/LB, Ferndale – The Yellowjackets’ featured receiver in 2011, Mason hauled in 17 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 16.7 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added 47 tackles (30 solo), an interception and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.2 tackles per game.

Casey Gray, Junior TB/CB, Bellwood-Antis – Gray proved a weapon in all three phases of the game for the Blue Devils, helping the team to a 10-2 overall record.  He ran for 525 yards on 67 carries and caught 23 passes for 402 yards, averaging 7.8 yards per carry and 17.5 yards per reception while scoring eight total touchdowns (five receiving, three rushing).  He posted 38 tackles (30 solo), four interceptions and six deflected passes on defense, averaging 3.2 stops per game.  On special teams, he returned a combined 22 kickoffs and punts for 270 yards, averaging 13.7 yards per punt return and 11.3 yards per kickoff return.

Chad Eberle, Junior ATH, Juniata – Eberle was all over the field for the Indians last season, and he factored in all three phases of the game.  Defensively, he recorded 34 tackles (all solo), two interceptions and two fumble recoveries, averaging 3.4 tackles per game.  Offensively, he ran for 182 yards on nine carries and caught two passes for 53 yards, averaging 20.2 yards per carry and 26.5 yards per reception.  On special teams, he averaged 38 yards per kickoff on 46 boots, converted 30 extra points and returned a combined 22 kickoffs and punts for 359 yards.

Chad Eisenhuth, Senior QB/S, Ferndale – A dual-threat quarterback at the helm of Ferndale’s offensive arsenal, Eisenhuth amassed 1,194 yards of total offense (1,050 passing, 144 rushing) and had a hand in nine total Yellowjacket touchdowns (six passing, three rushing).  He completed 76-of-140 passes (54.3 percent) and averaged 2.8 yards per carry on 52 rushes.  He threw for 100+ yards in five of Ferndale’s nine games.

Chad Speigle, Senior QB/MLB, West Branch – A key two-way presence for the Warriors, Speigle was both the team’s leading rusher and tackler last season.  He registered 1,126 yards and 13 touchdowns on 210 carries, averaging 5.4 yards per carry while posting seven games with 100+ rushing yards.  Defensively, he added 87 tackles (59 solo), a sack, an interception, a forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal, averaging 8.7 tackles per game.

Charles Adams, Senior WR/DB, Tyrone – One of the key two-way presences returning for the Golden Eagles from its PIAA runner-up team a season ago, Adams brings experience in the Tyrone defensive backfield, where he recorded a sack, tied for the team lead in interceptions, with four, and recovered three fumbles.  He returned two of the interceptions for touchdowns, including the initial touchdown in the Eagles’ upset of Aliquippa in the PIAA semifinals.  Offensively, Adam hauled in 18 passes for 299 yards and scored five more touchdowns, averaging 16.6 yards per reception.

Chris Henderson, Senior WR/LB, Penns Manor – A returning presence at linebacker for the District 6 A champion Comets, Henderson tallied 55 tackes (33 solo), seven sacks, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, averaging 4.6 tackles per game.  He also added 55 yards rushing on eight carries, averaging 6.9 yards per rush, and caught a 24-yard touchdown pass against Blairsville.

Chris Miller, Senior FB/MLB, Ferndale – Miller collected 51 tackles (30 solo) and two fumble recoveries in eight games, averaging 5.7 tackles per game while posting a season-best 16 stops in a loss to Meyersdale.

Chris Wilson, Senior HB/OLB, Glendale – Wilson posted 43 tackles and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.3 tackles per game for the Vikings while notching  a season-best 13 tackles in a victory over West Branch.

Christian Roman, Junior OL/DL, Bishop McCort – Roman helped to pave the way for a Crimson Crusher offensive unit which averaged 271.7 yards (169.2 rushing, 102.5 passing) and 30.8 points per game en route to a 7-4 overall record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Bellwood-Antis, producing an 1,100-yard passer and a 670-yard rusher while scoring 42 total offensive touchdowns (31 rushing, 11 passing).  Defensively, Roman added 57 tackles (31 solo) and a sack, averaging 5.7 tackles per game.

Cody Anna, Senior OL/DL, Cambria Heights – Anna helped to pave the way for a Cambria Heights offensive unit which averaged 305.3 yards (209.4 rushing, 95.9 passing) and 20.5 points per game en route to a 5-5 overall record.  The Highlanders ended the season with a 930-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 28 total offensive touchdowns (19 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Anna added 46 tackles and two sacks, averaging 4.6 stops per game.

Cody Bookerhammer, Senior WR/DB, Williamsburg – Bookerhammer notched 31 tackles (24 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 3.1 tackles per game.  He also ran for 126 yards on 19 carries, caught five passes for 73 yards and returned 15 kickoffs for 277 yards, averaging 6.6 yards per carry, 14.6 yards per reception and 18.5 yards per kick return.

Cody Bytner, Senior RB/DB, Penns Manor – Bytner became an important presence in the Comets’ defensive secondary last season, tallying 58 tackles (38 solo), a team-leading four interceptions and 11 deflected passes, averaging 4.5 tackles per game.  He also added five carries for 46 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 9.2 yards per rush, and returned six kickoffs for 80 yards.

Cody Kephart, Senior RB/LB, Bishop Carroll – Kephart recorded 59 tackles (34 solo), an interception, a fumble recovery and two blocked field goals, averaging 7.4 tackles per game for the Huskies.  He was also one of the team’s leading rushers, posting 231 yards on 38 carries and hauling in five passes for 66 yards, averaging 6.1 yards per carry and 13.2 yards per reception.  Kephart scored one receiving touchdown.

Cody Rossman, Senior RB/LB, Bishop Guilfoyle – One of the Marauders’ leading returning rushers, Rossman posted 311 yards and two touchdowns on 87 carries and caught two passes for 18 yards, averaging 3.6 yards per carry and nine yards per reception.  Defensively, he was the team’s second-leading tackler, posting 56 stops and a forced fumble, averaging 6.2 tackles per game.

Cole Kreider, Senior WR/LB, Martinsburg Central – A key returning piece from Central’s 2011 defensive unit, Kreider registered 31 tackles (22 solo), picked off a team-leading four passes and deflected seven other passes, averaging 3.1 tackles per game for the Dragons.  He also caught two passes for 23 yards, averaging 11.5 yards per reception.

Cole Long, Senior QB/DB, Bald Eagle Area – One of two field generals utilized by the Eagles last season, Long connected on 33-of-74 passes (44.6 percent) for 423 yards and one touchdown and added another three rushing touchdowns on 26 keepers.

Cole Renninger, Senior WR, Central Mountain – A multi-purpose weapon on offense for the Wildcats, Renninger caught 24 passes for 360 yards and one touchdown, completed 5-of-17 passes (29.4 percent) for 107 yards and one touchdown and added 32 yards rushing on eight carries, averaging four yards per rush and 15 yards per reception.  He also added 19 tackles (all solo) and a fumble recovery on defense.

Connor Maust, Senior RB/LB, Ligonier Valley – One of the Rams’ top returning tacklers on defense, Maust tallied 71 tackles (45 solo), two interceptions, five deflected passes and a forced fumble, averaging 6.5 tackles per game while posting a season-best 12 stops against Purchase Line.

Corey Brown, Senior TE/LB, Penns Manor – Primarily utilized as a blocker in the Comets’ run-heavy Wing-T offense, Brown helped to pave the way for a Penns Manor offensive unit which averaged 282.3 rushing yards and 28.7 points per game en route to the District 6 A championship and berth in the PIAA semifinals opposite Southern Columbia.  But Brown did also have some impacts receiving – he caught six passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 18.5 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added 24 tackles and a deflected pass, averaging 2.2 tackles per game.

Curtis Matsko, Junior RB/LB, Philipsburg-Osceola – Matsko was a force for the D6 AA semifinalist Mounties at linebacker last season, racking up 43 tackles (31 solo), 4.5 sacks, an interception, four deflected passes, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two blocked field goals, averaging 3.6 tackles per game.

Dakota Wick, Senior TB/OLB, West Branch – Wick returns to his linebacker position after posting 78 tackles (46 solo), an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.8 tackles per game.  He also recorded 67 yards rushing on 27 carries, averaging 2.5 yards per carry.

Dalvin Williams, Senior RB/LB, Greater Johnstown – The Trojans’ top returning tackler, Williams finished his junior season with 111 tackles, three sacks, an interception, a deflected pass, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, averaging 10.1 tackles per game while posting a pair of 14-tackle performances against Somerset and Clearfield.

Damon Braniff, Senior TB/OLB, Glendale – The Vikings’ featured running back, Braniff amassed 1,053 yards rushing on 206 carries, completed 8-of-17 passes (47.1 percent) for 91 yards and caught four passes for 49 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per carry and 12.3 yards per reception.  He posted six 100-yard performances and scored 13 touchdowns (all rushing).  Defensively, he added 88 tackles (52 solo), a fumble recovery and a safety, averaging 8.8 tackles per game.  Braniff also returned a kickoff 88 yards.

Damon Rickens, Junior ATH, Bishop Guilfoyle – Rickens saw a portion of the season at quarterback last year, finishing with a total of 466 all-purpose yards of offense (357 passing, 105 receiving, four rushing), completing 20-of-42 passes (47.6 percent) and averaging 11.7 yards per reception on nine catches.  He had a hand in four total Guilfoyle touchdowns (two passing, two receiving).

Dan Frederick, Junior RB/LB, Bishop Carroll – Frederick recorded 35 tackles (20 solo), a sack and a fumble recovery, averaging 3.9 tackles per game.

Dan Fry, Senior RB/DB, State College Area – One of the Little Lions’ returning multi-purpose weapons, Fry amassed 486 all-purpose yards (239 punt/kickoff returns, 177 receiving, 70 rushing) and scored four total touchdowns (three receiving, one rushing), averaging 3.3 yards per carry, 11.8 yards per reception, 6.3 yards per punt return and 18.3 yards per kickoff return.  Defensively, he added 18 tackles (14 solo) and an interception.

Danny Ferens, Senior QB/DB, Penns Manor – A Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ Class A All-State selection as an offensive specialist, Ferens was a critical offensive centerpiece to the Comets’ 12-2 season and berth in the PIAA A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia.  In all, he ran for 2,129 yards on 251 carries, completed 45-of-90 passes for 629 yards and hauled in four passes for 137 yards, accounting for 40 total Comet touchdowns (27 rushing, 11 passing, two receiving).  He averaged 8.5 yards per carry, 34.3 yards per reception and completed 50 percent of his passes, throwing for 100+ yards twice and running for 100+ yards nine times (including four performances of 200+ yards).  Defensively, he added 67 tackles (46 solo), two sacks, two interceptions, 10 deflected passes and a forced fumble, averaging 4.8 tackles per game.

Darin Bobby, Sophomore OL/LB, Cambria Heights – Bobby helped to pave the way for a Cambria Heights offensive unit which averaged 305.3 yards (209.4 rushing, 95.9 passing) and 20.5 points per game en route to a 5-5 overall record.  The Highlanders ended the season with a 930-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 28 total offensive touchdowns (19 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Bobby added 34 tackles and two sacks, averaging 4.3 stops per game.

Darian Herncane, Senior RB/DB, State College Area – The Little Lions’ featured receiver, Herncane snagged 21 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 13.9 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added 28 tackles (17 solo) and an interception, which he returned 15 yards.

Derek Crawford, Senior OL/DL, Richland – A key returning frame in both the offensive and defensive trenches for Richland, Crawford recorded 62 tackles, 3.5 sacks, a deflected pass and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.8 tackles per game.  Crawford posted a season-high 12 tackles against Penn Cambria and tallied 1.5 sacks against Bishop Guilfoyle.  Offensively, he helped to pave the way for a Richland offensive unit which averaged 417.1 yards (258.5 rush, 158.6 pass) and 35.5 points per game, producing a 1,700-yard rusher and 1,580-yard passer.  The Rams scored 64 total offensive touchdowns (36 rush, 28 pass).

Devin Lawhead, Senior RB/LB, Penn Cambria – One of the Panthers’ top returning tacklers from last season, Lawhead recorded 148 tackles (95 solo), a sack, three interceptions, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt, averaging 12.3 tackles per game, finishing 11 of 12 games with double-digit tackle totals.  Offensively, he ran for 280 yards on 55 carries and caught another 12 passes for 94 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per carry and 7.8 yards per reception while scoring five total touchdowns (three receiving, two rushing).

Devin Weyandt, Senior WR/DE, Claysburg-Kimmel – Weyandt returns to the Bulldogs’ defensive line after posting 47 tackles (all solo) and two sacks, averaging 5.2 tackles per game.  He also hauled in seven passes for 86 yards and a touchdown, averaging 12.3 yards per reception.

Doltyn Snedden, Senior WR/SS, Forest Hills – Snedden finished his junior season with 22 tackles (18 solo), two interceptions and a fumble recovery for the District 6 AA quarterfinalist Rangers, averaging 2.4 tackles per game.

Dominic Novella, Senior OL/DE, Cambria Heights – Novella helped to pave the way for a Cambria Heights offensive unit which averaged 305.3 yards (209.4 rushing, 95.9 passing) and 20.5 points per game en route to a 5-5 overall record.  The Highlanders ended the season with a 930-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 28 total offensive touchdowns (19 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Novella added 28 tackles (15 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 3.1 stops per game.

Donnie Contorchick, Senior RB/DE, Cambria Heights – One of the Highlanders’ key statistical leaders last season on the defensive line, Contorchick tallied 52 tackles (28 solo), 10 sacks (which led the team), a deflected pass, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries, averaging 5.2 tackles per game.  He posted season bests of 11 tackles and three sacks against Bishop Carroll.  Offensively, he added 350 yards on 69 carries and caught five passes for 98 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per carry and 19.6 yards per reception while scoring six total touchdowns (five rushing, one receiving).

Donny Shovestull, Senior OL/DL, Westmont Hilltop – Shovestull returns to the Hilltoppers’ defensive line after recording 44 tackles (28 solo), three sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

Doug Knisely, Senior OL/DL, Claysburg-Kimmel – Knisely helped to pave the way for a Bulldog offensive unit which averaged 265.3 yards (185 rushing, 80.3 passing) and 18.8 points per game, producing a 760-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 24 total offensive touchdowns (15 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Knisely tallied 36 tackles (all solo) and three sacks, averaging four tackles per game.

Doug Twigg, Senior WR/CB, Glendale – A key two-way presence for the Vikings, Twigg was the team’s featured receiver, hauling in 25 passes for 590 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 23.6 yards per reception while posting a pair of 100-yard receiving games, including a five-catch, 144-yard, four-touchdown performance against Tussey Mountain.  Defensively, he contributed 40 tackles (25 solo), three interceptions and a fumble recovery, averaging four tackles per game.

Drew Alexander, Senior RB, Central Mountain – One of the Wildcats’ top returning tacklers from a season ago, Alexander totaled 60 tackles (all solo), five sacks and a blocked punt, averaging six tackles per game.  He also finished as the team’s No. 2 rusher, collecting 377 yards and two touchdowns on 77 carries, averaging 4.9 yards per rush.

Dustin Belskey, Senior RB/LB, Bishop McCort – The Crimson Crushers’ leading returning rusher from its 2011 edition, Belskey posted 265 yards and eight touchdowns on 46 carries, averaging 5.8 yards per carry.  Defensively, he was also a force, notching 56 tackles (30 solo), four sacks, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, averaging 5.1 tackles per game.

Dustin Thompson, Senior OL/DL, Bald Eagle Area – Thompson helped to pave the way for an Eagle offensive unit which averaged 265.6 yards (181.2 rushing, 84.4 passing) and 16.3 points per game en route to a 4-6 overall record, producing a 915-yard rusher and two 390+-yard passers while scoring 23 total offensive touchdowns (20 rushing, three passing).  Defensively, Thompson added 27 tackles (26 solo) and two sacks, averaging 2.7 stops per game.

Dylan Smith, Junior WR/OLB, Mount Union – The Trojans’ leading tackler last year, Smith amassed 100 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery, averaging 10 tackles per game and finishing six games with 10+ tackles.  He also added 145 yards rushing on 37 carries and caught another 11 passes for 126 yards, averaging 3.9 yards per carry and 11.5 yards per reception while scoring two touchdowns (both receiving).

Ethan Hunter, Junior OL/DE, Bellwood-Antis – Hunter returns to his position on the Blue Devil defensive line after posting 26 tackles and three sacks, averaging 2.2 stops per game.

Ethan Marshall, Junior TE/OLB, Penns Manor – Marshall split the kickoff chores with Kasey Jewart, and, in 32 boots, averaged 31.8 yards per kickoff, with a long of 45 yards.  He also converted a pair of extra points and posted six tackles and a sack on defense.

Evan Price, Senior RB/LB, Portage – The Mustangs’ top returning rusher from a season ago, Price ran for 383 yards on 56 carries and caught another 12 passes for 155 yards, averaging 6.8 yards per carry and 12.9 yards per reception while scoring six total touchdowns (five rushing, one receiving).  Defensively, he added 38 tackles (20 solo), three deflected passes and a forced fumble, averaging 4.2 tackles per game.  Lastly, he returned a combined eight kickoffs and punts for 120 yards, averaging 12.3 yards per punt return and 16.6 yards per kick return.

Gap Barbin, Senior OL/DL, Bishop McCort – Barbin, limited to just a handful of games, helped to pave the way for a Crimson Crusher offensive unit which averaged 271.7 yards (169.2 rushing, 102.5 passing) and 30.8 points per game en route to a 7-4 overall record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Bellwood-Antis, producing an 1,100-yard passer and a 670-yard rusher while scoring 42 total offensive touchdowns (31 rushing, 11 passing).  Defensively, he added 23 tackles (13 solo) and a sack, averaging 5.3 tackles per game.

Gary Witherow, Senior QB/S, Glendale – A dual-threat quarterback, Witherow amassed 907 yards of total offense (793 passing, 114 rushing) and accounted for 11 total Glendale touchdowns (10 passing, one rushing).  He completed 54-of-115 passes (47 percent) and averaged two yards per carry on 57 rushes, throwing for 100+ yards in five games.  Defensively, he added 10 tackles (seven solo), an interception and two forced fumbles from his safety position.

Grant Riegel, Senior FB/LB, Blacklick Valley – A key defensive presence limited to just seven games for the Vikings, Riegel tallied 76 tackles (59 solo), a team-leading eight sacks and an interception, averaging 10.9 tackles per game.  He also finished the season as the team’s second leading rusher, amassing 407 yards and one touchdown on 91 carries, averaging 4.5 yards per rush.

Ian Brown, Junior WR/DB, Penns Valley – One of six different Ram receivers to surpass 200 yards or more in 2011, Brown snagged 16 passes for 226 yards and a touchdown, averaging 14.1 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added 27 tackles (19 solo), two interceptions and a deflected pass, averaging 2.7 tackles per game.  On special teams, he returned a combined 23 kickoffs and punts for 246 yards, averaging 14.8 yards per punt return and 9.5 yards per kickoff return.

Ian Hawn, Senior OL/DL, Juniata Valley – Hawn helped to pave the way for a Hornet offensive attack which averaged 308.5 yards (229.5 rushing, 79 passing) and 28 points per game en route to a 7-3 record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Moshannon Valley, producing four 340+-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer while scoring 35 total offensive touchdowns (28 rushing, seven passing).  Defensively, Hawn registered 75 tackles (all solo), a sack, an interception (returned 40 yards for a touchdown), two fumble recoveries and a safety, averaging 7.5 tackles per game.

Ian O’Shea, Senior TE/DE, Bellwood-Antis – A Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ Class A All-State selection at tight end, O’Shea hauled in 17 passes for 299 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 17.6 yards per reception.  In all, O’Shea scored 38 total points, adding four successful two-point conversions in addition to his five touchdowns.  He was also a force defensively at linebacker, where he collected 72 tackles (57 solo), two sacks, three deflected passes, three fumble recoveries and a blocked punt, averaging six tackles per game.

Jack Wagner, Senior RB/DB, Mifflin County – Wagner returns to the Huskies’ defensive backfield after posting 42 tackles (29 solo), two interceptions and three fumble recoveries, averaging 4.2 tackles per game.

Jacob Ludwig, Senior OG/LB, Moshannon Valley – Ludwig played in only eight of Moshannon Valley’s 12 games, but he made the most of them, recording 82 tackles (all solo), a deflected pass and a forced fumble, averaging 10.3 tackles per game, finishing five of those eight games with 10+ tackles, including a season-best 16 tackles against Glendale and 14 more stops against Bellwood-Antis.

James Mardula, Senior ATH, Penn Cambria – Mardula was one of three Panther defenders to finish the season with 100+ tackles, and he wound up with 104 tackles (63 solo) and a team-leading four interceptions, averaging 8.7 tackles per game, finishing four of 12 games with 11+ tackles.  Offensively, he ran for 69 yards on 16 carries and caught another seven passes for 102 yards, averaging 4.3 yards per carry and 14.6 yards per reception.

James Oliver, Junior RB, Tyrone – The No. 3 back in Tyrone’s mutliple-I offensive attack, Oliver was a lightly-used commodity in the Golden Eagles’ run to the PIAA AA championship game.  He recorded 41 carries for 285 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns for Tyrone, averaging 6.9 yards per carry.  Defensively, Oliver recovered a pair of fumbles for a unit which allowed an average of 11.4 points per game, holding 11 of 16 opponents to 14 points or less, with four shutouts.

James Stodart, Senior TE/DE, Moshannon Valley – A key, two-way presence for the Black Knights, Stodart is one of District 6′s top returning statistical leaders at tight end.  He was the team’s featured receiver, snagging 31 passes for 428 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 13.8 yards per reception while finishing four games with 50+ receiving yards.  Defensively, he contributed 87 tackles (all solo), two sacks, an interception, two deflected passes, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries, averaging 7.3 stops per game.

Jared Shope, Senior SE/S, Forest Hills – Shope was not only the Rangers’ featured receiver last season – he also saw some carries and pass attempts, too.  He finished his season with 1,076 all-purpose yards of offense (929 receiving, 94 passing, 53 rushing) and had a hand in 14 total Forest Hills touchdowns (nine receiving, four rushing, one passing).  He averaged 20.2 yards per reception, 4.4 yards per carry and completed 3-of-6 passes (50 percent), posting a trio of 100-yard receiving games.  Defensively, he added 36 tackles (31 solo), an interception and two fumble recoveries, averaging 3.3 tackles per game.  He also handled some punting chores and, additionally, returned 15 punts for 153 yards on special teams.

Jeff Hogan, Senior QB, Northern Cambria – Hogan, who will be a three-year starter at quarterback for the Colts, completed 45-of-99 passes (45.5 percent) for 607 yards and six touchdowns against four interceptions, throwing for 100+ yards twice in a game.  He also finished a pair of games with multiple touchdown passes.

Jeremy Stutzman, Sophomore WB/DE, Blacklick Valley – Stutzman tallied 46 tackles for the Vikings, averaging 5.1 stops per game.  He also ran for 67 yards and one touchdown on nine carries, averaging 7.4 yards per carry.

Jesse Rodgers, Sophomore OL/DL, Mifflin County – Rodgers is already generating Division-1 interest from the likes of Penn State, Baylor and Southern California after notching 30 tackles (16 solo) and four sacks, averaging three stops per game.

Jimmy Bence, Junior OL/DL, Homer-Center – A returning two-way presence in the trenches for the Wildcats, Bence helped to pave the way for a Homer-Center offensive unit which averaged 108 yards rushing per game through its first seven games.  Defensively, he added 52 tackles (33 solo) and a sack, averaging 6.5 tackles per game.

John Grozanick, Senior RB/DEF, Homer-Center – One of the Wildcats’ featured running backs, Grozanick posted 310 yards and a touchdown on 82 carries through Homer-Center’s first seven games, averaging 3.8 yards per carry while posting a season-high 112 yards against Blairsville.  Defensively, he added 33 tackles (20 solo), averaging 4.8 stops per game.

John Stupic, Junior OL/DL, Penns Manor – A returning presence along the offensive line for the Comets, Stupic helped to pave the way for a Penns Manor offensive unit which averaged 340.9 yards (282.3 rushing, 58.6 passing) and 28.7 points per game en route to a 12-2 record, District 6 Class A championship and berth in the PIAA A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia, producing two 1,000-yard rushers and a 620-yard passer while scoring 58 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, 14 passing).

Johnny Johnson, Senior OL/DL, Juniata Valley – Johnson helped to pave the way for a Hornet offensive attack which averaged 308.5 yards (229.5 rushing, 79 passing) and 28 points per game en route to a 7-3 record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Moshannon Valley, producing four 340+-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer while scoring 35 total offensive touchdowns (28 rushing, seven passing).  Defensively, Johnson chipped in with 33 tackles and a sack, averaging 3.3 stops per game.

Johnny Sheesley, Senior ATH, Blacklick Valley – A dual-threat quarterback spearheading the Vikings’ offensive attack, Sheesley amassed 964 yards of total offense (571 rushing, 393 passing), completing 33-of-82 passes (40.2 percent) and averaging 4.5 yards per carry on 127 rushes while accounting for 11 total Blacklick touchdowns (nine rushing, two passing).  He threw for 100+ yards once and ran for 100+ yards three times.  Defensively, he recorded 53 tackles (36 solo) and a team-leading six interceptions while averaging 5.9 tackles per game.  He averaged 30.7 yards per punt on 13 kicks and also returned a combined seven kickoffs and punts for 146 yards, averaging 8.6 yards per punt return and 51.5 yards per kick return.

Jordan Kobularcik, Junior TE/LB, Bald Eagle Area – A returning presence at linebacker for the Eagles, Kobularcik tallied 37 tackles (30 solo), two interceptions, a deflected pass and a forced fumble, averaging 3.7 tackles per game.  Offensively, he caught four passes for 102 yards and a touchdown, averaging 25.5 yards per reception.  He scored his lone touchdown of the season in a 35-0 victory over Bellefonte.

Jordan Spangler, Senior WR/S/K/P, Bishop McCort – The Crimson Crushers’ leading returning scorer from a season ago, Spangler converted 32 extra points and six field goals as the team placekicker; booted seven of his 36 kickoffs (19.4 percent) for touchbacks; averaged 34.1 yards per punt on 21 attempts; recorded 39 tackles (26 solo), two interceptions and a forced fumble from his position at safety, averaging 3.5 tackles per game; and finally, caught 13 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown, averaging 12.1 yards per reception.  In all, Spangler scored 56 points for McCort, which reached the District 6 A quarterfinals.

Jonathan Sanker, Senior ATH, West Branch – The Warriors’ primary kickoff returner, Sanker returned a team-leading 19 kicks for 528 yards, averaging 27.8 yards per return, with a long of 54 yards.  He also recorded 18 yards rushing and one touchdown on five carries, averaging 3.6 yards per rush.

Jordan Fabbri, Junior OL/DL, Penn Cambria – Fabbri helped to pave the way for a Panther offensive unit which averaged 255.5 yards (194.3 rushing, 61.2 passing) and 20 points per game en route to a 9-3 record and berth in the District 6 AA semifinals opposite Tyrone, producing a 1,390-yard rusher and 730-yard passer while scoring 29 total offensive touchdowns (19 rushing, 10 passing).  Defensively, Fabbri added 38 tackles and a sack, averaging 3.5 stops per game.

Josh Dininny, Senior OL/DL, Richland – Another key two-way presence for Richland in the trenches, Dininny could potentially be a collegiate football prospect in the 2013 recruiting class at defensive tackle, checking in at 6’4, 270 pounds.  He recorded 57 tackles and forced a fumble for the Rams as a junior, averaging 4.4 tackles per game and recording 10 stops, a season high, in a 32-24 loss to Penn Cambria.  Offensively, Dininny helped to pave the way for a Richland offensive unit which averaged 417.1 yards (258.5 rush, 158.6 pass) and 35.5 points per game, producing a 1,700-yard rusher and 1,580-yard passer.  The Rams scored 64 total offensive touchdowns (36 rush, 28 pass).

Josh Mock, Junior OL/DL, Bishop Carroll – Mock helped to pave the way for a Husky offensive unit which averaged 213.4 yards (172.8 rushing, 40.6 passing) and 7.7 points per game last season, producing a 680-yard rusher and a 280-yard passer while scoring nine total offensive touchdowns (seven rushing, two passing).  Defensively, Mock added 39 tackles and two forced fumbles, averaging 4.3 tackles per game.

Josh Platko, Senior OL/LB, Northern Cambria – Platko returns to his linebacker position after notching 20 tackles (16 solo), a team-best four sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 2.2 tackles per game.

Justin Tonkin, Senior RB/DB, Marion Center – Tonkin is the Stingers’ top returning tackler after posting 69 tackles (all solo), averaging 6.3 stops per game.

Kasey Jewart, Senior OL/DL, Penns Manor – A returning presence along the offensive line for the Comets, Jewart helped to pave the way for a Penns Manor offensive unit which averaged 340.9 yards (282.3 rushing, 58.6 passing) and 28.7 points per game en route to a 12-2 record, District 6 Class A championship and berth in the PIAA A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia, producing two 1,000-yard rushers and a 620-yard passer while scoring 58 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, 14 passing).  Defensively, Jewart added 45 tackles (26 solo), a sack and a forced fumble, averaging 3.5 tackles per game.

Keith Shawley, Senior OL/DE, Bellwood-Antis – Shawley recorded 57 tackles (37 solo), five sacks and a forced fumble, averaging 4.8 tackles per game for the Blue Devils.

Kenny Cunningham, Senior OL/DE, Cambria Heights – Cunningham helped to pave the way for a Cambria Heights offensive unit which averaged 305.3 yards (209.4 rushing, 95.9 passing) and 20.5 points per game en route to a 5-5 overall record.  The Highlanders ended the season with a 930-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 28 total offensive touchdowns (19 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Cunningham added 51 tackles (27 solo), six sacks and a forced fumble, averaging 5.1 stops per game.

Kent Stewart, Junior TE/SS, Moshannon Valley – Stewart had a sophomore season to remember for the Black Knights, posting 87 tackles (all solo), nine deflected passes, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt, averaging 7.3 tackles per game.

Kris Gardner, Senior TE/DE, Juniata Valley – One of the Hornets’ top returning tacklers from a season ago, Gardner tallied 69 tackles (all solo), a team-best five sacks, a fumble recovery, a blocked punt and a safety, averaging 6.9 tackles per game.  Gardner finished three games with 10+ tackles and one game with multiple sacks.

Kyle Flick, Junior WR/DB, Richland – The featured receiver in a Richland aerial assault which averaged a little more than 158 yards per game en route to the District 6 AA championship game, Flick hauled in a team-leading 38 passes for 708 yards and eight touchdowns, averaging just a hair more than 18.6 yards per reception.  While he didn’t go over the century mark for receiving yardage in any of the Rams’ 13 games, Flick did finish eight games with three or more receptions and six games with 60 or more receiving yards.  He posted multiple touchdown receptions in a 35-28 victory over Bishop McCort.  Defensively, Flick recorded 20 tackles, two interceptions and a fumble recovery.

Kyle Kahley, Junior FB/DL, Mifflin County – One of five Husky backs with 200 or more rushing yards on the season, Kahley amassed 332 yards on 56 carries and caught another four passes for 49 yards, averaging 5.9 yards per carry and 12.3 yards per reception while scoring three rushing touchdowns. 

Kyle Smithmyer, Junior OL/LB, Juniata Valley – Smithmyer helped to pave the way for a Hornet offensive attack which averaged 308.5 yards (229.5 rushing, 79 passing) and 28 points per game en route to a 7-3 record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Moshannon Valley, producing four 340+-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer while scoring 35 total offensive touchdowns (28 rushing, seven passing).  Defensively, he added 29 tackles (all solo), a sack, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, averaging 2.9 tackles per game.

Levi McCracken, Senior ATH, Homer-Center – McCracken returns to the Wildcats’ defensive unit after posting 51 tackles (35 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.5 tackles per game through the team’s first seven games.

Logan Rinehart, Senior RB/DL, Marion Center – Rinehart returns to his position on the Stingers’ defensive line after notching 45 tackles (all solo), averaging 4.5 stops per game.

Luke Ruddock, Junior OL/DL, Penns Manor – A returning presence along the offensive line for the Comets, Ruddock helped to pave the way for a Penns Manor offensive unit which averaged 340.9 yards (282.3 rushing, 58.6 passing) and 28.7 points per game en route to a 12-2 record, District 6 Class A championship and berth in the PIAA A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia, producing two 1,000-yard rushers and a 620-yard passer while scoring 58 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, 14 passing).  Defensively, Ruddock posted 53 tackles (30 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.8 tackles per game.

Luke Shertzer, Senior WR/DB, Richland – One of the leading returning tacklers from the Rams’ defensive unit a season ago, Shertzer finished his junior season with 98 total stops (24 solo) and a pair of forced fumbles, averaging 7.5 tackles per game.  He ended three games with 10+ tackles, including 17 tackles in a shootout victory over Somerset and 12 tackles in the District 6 AA semifinals against Philipsburg-Osceola.  Offensively, Shertzer saw a little action at receiver, hauling in four passes for 91 yards, averaging 22.7 yards per reception.

Luke Weaver, Junior WR/DB, Penns Valley – One of six Ram receivers to surpass the 200-yard mark on the season, Weaver hauled in 22 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown, averaging 12.1 yards per reception.  Defensively, he contributed 28 tackles (18 solo), an interception, three deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 2.8 tackles per game.

Luke Woomer, Senior TE, Tyrone – The second-leading receiver returning from a Golden Eagles’ aerial assault which averaged 163 yards per game in 2011, Woomer hauled in 12 passes for 135 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 11.3 yards per reception and scoring a touchdown on every fourth catch.  He wasn’t just a receiver, though.  Woomer helped in blocking as well, and contributed to paving the way for an offensive unit which averaged 336 yards (173 rush, 163 pass) and 33.6 points per game, en route to the District 6 AA championship and a berth in the PIAA championship game opposite Lancaster Catholic.

Mack Behe, Senior RB/LB, Penn Cambria – A Pennsylvania Sportswriters’ Class AA All-State selection at linebacker, Behe finished the season as the Panthers’ leading tackler, amassing 152 tackles (95 solo), five sacks and a forced fumble, averaging 12.7 tackles per game.  He posted double-digit tackle totals in 11 of Penn Cambria’s 12 games last year.  Offensively, he ran for 238 yards on 49 carries and caught 11 passes for 214 yards, averaging 4.9 yards per carry and 19.5 yards per reception, scoring one receiving touchdown.  He also added four two-point conversions.

Maddy Grimm, Senior K, Ligonier Valley – The Rams’ placekicker, Grimm converted 37 eztra points and three field goals for Ligonier Valley, accounting for 46 of the team’s 344 points on the season, or 13.4 percent of the team’s season scoring output.

Matt Shaffer, Junior QB, Richland – Emerging as the leader of Richland’s proficient offensive attack that averaged 417.1 yards (258.5 rush, 158.6 pass) and 35.5 points per game, Shaffer helped lead the Rams to the District 6 AA championship game opposite Tyrone by connecting on 84-of-158 passes (53.2 percent) for 1,581 yards and 21 touchdowns against eight interceptions.  He threw for 100+-yards in a game seven times and finished seven of Richland’s 13 games with two or more touchdown passes.  He is on pace to become the school’s third career 4,000+-yard passer, joining Marco Pecora and Gino Ramires.  Shaffer also ran for 423 yards and a quartet of touchdowns on 91 carries, averaging 4.6 yards per carry.

Matty Worthington, Senior WR/DB, Blacklick Valley – The Vikings’ leading returning tackler, Worthington piled up 81 tackles (56 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging nine tackles per game.

Micah Tennent, Senior OL/DL, Ligonier Valley – A returning presence along the offensive line for Ligonier Valley, Tennett is a potential collegiate football prospect who helped to pave the way for a Ram offensive unit which averaged 338.7 yards (307.5 rushing, 31.2 passing) and 31.3 points per game en route to an 8-3 record and berth in the District 5/6 AA quarterfinals opposite Richland, producing a pair of 1,170+-yard rushers while scoring 47 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, three passing).

Michael Pyo, Senior P/K, Bishop Carroll – Pyo averaged 31.9 yards per punt on 23 boots, with three of his kicks downed inside the 20 yard line.  He also converted four extra points and one field goal, accounting for seven of Bishop Carroll’s 77 total points scored on the season.

Mike Newhouse, Junior FB/OLB, Homer-Center – The Wildcats’ leading rusher, Newhouse tallied 387 yards and three touchdowns on 70 carries, averaging 5.5 yards per carry.  Defensively, he chipped in with 36 tackles (20 solo), averaging 4.5 stops per game through Homer-Center’s first seven games.

Mike Rizzuto, Senior LB, State College Area – One of the Little Lions’ top returning tacklers from a season ago, Rizzuto totaled 41 tackles (24 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.1 stops per game.

Morgan Selepack, Junior OL/DL, West Branch – A two-way presence in the trenches for the Warriors, Selepack helped to pave the way for a West Branch offensive unit which averaged 269.6 yards (217.5 rushing, 52.1 passing) and 21 points per game en route to a 5-5 overall record, producing two 800+-yard rushers and a 500-yard passer while scoring 27 total offensive touchdowns (21 rushing, six passing).  Defensively, he added 56 tackles (37 solo), six sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal, averaging 5.6 tackles per game.

Nate James, Senior HB/OLB, Bishop McCort – McCort’s leading returning tackler from a season ago, James chalked up 83 tackles (46 solo), an interception and a fumble recovery for the District 6 A quarterfinalists, averaging 7.5 tackles per game with a season-best 13 stops in a loss to Forest Hills.  He also added 44 yards on eight carries, averaging 5.5 yards per carry.

Nate Nardelli, Senior WR/DB, Bishop Guilfoyle – The team’s featured wide receiver in an aerial assault which averaged 118 yards per game, Nardelli snagged 17 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 16.2 yards per reception.  He also was a fixture on special teams, returning a combined 30 kickoffs and punts for 361 yards, averaging 9.1 yards per punt return and 14.9 yards per kickoff return.

Nate Sharkey, Senior FB/DL, Bald Eagle Area – The Eagles’ top returning tackler from a season ago, Sharkey notched 61 tackles (46 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.1 tackles per game.  Offensively, he’s Bald Eagle’s leading returning rusher after posting 127 yards and two touchdowns on 36 carries, averaging 3.5 yards per carry.

Nate Zacheskey, Senior RB/LB, Northern Cambria – The Colts’ leading returning rusher, Zacheskey finished his junior season with 652 yards and three touchdowns on 133 carries, averaging 4.9 yards per carry while posting a season-high 141 yards rushing against Imani Christian Academy.  Defensively, Zacheskey added 28 tackles (25 solo) and two sacks, averaging 2.8 tackles per game.  He also returned four kickoffs for 70 yards.

Nathan Bearer, Senior QB, Cambria Heights – Bearer, a dual-threat, helped lead Cambria Heights to a 5-5 record after amassing 891 yards of total offense (699 passing, 192 rushing) and accounting for nine total Highlander touchdowns (eight passing, one rushing).  He completed 36-of-98 passes (36.7 percent) and averaged 4.8 yards per carry on 40 rushes.  He threw for a season-best 233 yards and three touchdowns in a victory over Westmont Hilltop.  Defensively, Bearer added 25 tackles (20 solo), a team-best four interceptions and six deflected passes, averaging 2.5 tackles per game.

Nathan Keagy, Senior WR/OLB, Penn Cambria – Keagy was one of the Panthers’ featured receivers, snagging nine passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns while averaging 21.1 yards per reception.  Defensively, he added five tackles and two fumble recoveries.

Nathan Przybys, Senior RB/CB, Penn Cambria – A returning presence in the Penn Cambria defensive backfield, Pryzbys tallied 44 tackles (29 solo) and a forced fumble, averaging 3.7 tackles per game.  Offensively, he added 129 yards rushing on 29 carries and caught another three passes for 26 yards, averaging 4.5 yards per carry and 8.7 yards per reception.

Neil Bodley, Junior ATH, Juniata – The Indians’ No. 1 rusher from a season ago in an offensive arsenal which averaged more than 280 yards per game on the ground, Bodley posted 872 yards and 14 touchdowns on 121 carries, averaging 7.2 yards per carry to go along with a quintet of 100-yard rushing performances.  Defensively, he added 33 tackles, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.3 tackles per game.  And, on special teams, he returned a combined eight kickoffs and punts for 91 yards.

Nick Gray, Junior RB/LB, Philipsburg-Osceola – The Mounties’ top returning tackler from a season ago, Gray amassed 80 tackles (53 solo), an interception and a forced fumble, averaging 6.7 tackles per game while finishing a trio of games with 11 tackles or more.

Nick Fickes, Junior OL/DL, Claysburg-Kimmel – Fickes helped to pave the way for a Bulldog offensive unit which averaged 265.3 yards (185 rushing, 80.3 passing) and 18.8 points per game, producing a 760-yard rusher and 690-yard passer while scoring 24 total offensive touchdowns (15 rushing, nine passing).  Defensively, Fickes added 52 tackles (all solo), an interception, two forced fumbles and three fumbles recoveries, averaging 5.8 tackles per game.

Nico Pecora, Junior QB, Richland – The back-up quarterback behind fellow sophomore Matt Shaffer, Pecora connected on 19-of-45 passes (42.2 percent) for 448 yards and six touchdowns against five interceptions.  Pecora twice threw for 175+ yards in a game – against Cambria Heights in Week Two and again against Bishop Guilfoyle in Week Eight. 

Nigel English, Junior ATH, Central Mountain – English totaled 69 tackles (all solo) and two sacks for the Wildcats, averaging 6.9 tackles per game.  He also ran for 215 yards and three touchdowns on 39 carries, averaging 5.5 yards per carry.

Noah Noel, Junior TE/LB, Bishop Carroll – In just seven games, Noel amassed 48 tackles, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, averaging 6.9 tackles per game.  He posted a career-best 18 tackles in a loss to Westmont Hilltop.

Noah Tarr, Senior RB/LB, Blairsville – The Bobcats’ second-leading rusher from a season ago, Tarr registered 366 yards rushing on 69 carries and caught another five passes for 64 yards, averaging 5.3 yards per carry and 12.8 yards per reception while scoring three rushing touchdowns.  Defensively, he added 27 tackles and two deflected passes.

Parker Emigh, Senior P/K, West Branch – The do-everything on special teams for the Warriors last season, Emigh averaged 37.1 yards per punt on 30 attempts, with four of his kicks downed inside the 20 yard line.  He averaged 49.9 yards per kickoff on 45 attempts, with six (13.3 percent) booted for touchbacks.  He also converted 24 extra points and six field goals, as well as adding one two-point conversion, to finish scoring 44 of the Warriors’ 210 points on the season, or 20.9 percent of the team’s season scoring output.

Pat Irwin, Senior QB/DB, Bishop Guilfoyle – A dual-threat field general at the helm of the Marauders’ offensive unit, Irwin tallied 984 yards of total offense (654 passing, 330 rushing) and had a hand in five total Guilfoyle touchdowns (four rushing, one passing).  He completed 59-of-115 passes (51.3 percent) and averaged 3.6 yards per carry on 93 rushes, throwing for 100+ yards in two games and running for 100+ yards once.  Defensively, he added 36 tackles (22 solo).

Patrick Palmer, Senior WR/DB, Ferndale – Palmer tallied 43 tackles (23 solo), an interception and a blocked field goal, averaging 5.4 tackles per game.

Paul Husar, Senior TE/DE, Portage – Husar returns after notching 31 tackles (18 solo) and a blocked punt, averaging 3.4 tackles per game.  He also caught a 40-yard pass for his lone reception of the season.

Phil Crook, Junior OL/LB, Marion Center – Crook is one of the Stingers’ top returning tacklers after posting 67 tackles (all solo) in his sophomore campaign, averaging 6.1 tackles per game.

Phil Kyle, Junior OL/DL, Mount Union – Kyle helped to pave the way for a Trojan offensive unit which averaged 214.4 yards (114 passing, 100.4 rushing) and 17.9 points per game, producing a 580-yard rusher and 1,090-yard passer while scoring 24 total offensive touchdowns (13 rushing, 11 passing).  Defensively, Kyle, in eight games, chalked up 84 tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries, averaging 10.5 tackles per game.

Rayce Lanzendorfer, Sophomore OL/DL, Blacklick Valley – Lanzendorfer made the most of his freshman campaign for the Vikings, tallying 32 tackles (21 solo), two sacks and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.8 stops per game.

Richard Legros, Junior QB/DB, Cambria Heights – A returning presence for the Highlanders in the defensive backfield, Legros notched 26 tackles (15 solo), three interceptions, two deflected passes, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 2.6 tackles per game.

Ryan Fink, Senior OL/DE, Tyrone – A returning presence in the trenches for the Golden Eagles, Fink helped to pave the way for an offensive unit which averaged 336 yards (173 rush, 163 pass) and 33.6 points per game last season en route to the PIAA championship game opposite Lancaster Catholic.  Tyrone finished the season with an 1,800-yard rusher and 2,600-yard passer and scored 72 total offensive touchdowns (41 rushing, 31 passing).

Ryan Goeke, Senior LB, State College Area – A force at linebacker for the Little Lions, Goeke chalked up 42 tackles (23 solo), a sack, an interception and two fumble recoveries, averaging 4.2 tackles per game.

Ryan Lauer, Senior WR/DB, Bishop Carroll – Though he’s listed as a wide receiver on Bishop Carroll’s 2011 roster, Lauer saw time at quarterback for the Huskies last season, where he completed 23-of-44 passes (52.3 percent) for 280 yards and one touchdown and added 80 yards rushing on 59 carries.  He averaged 1.4 yards per carry and threw for a season-best 103 yards in a loss to Cambria Heights.  Defensively, Lauer added 19 tackles, an interception and four deflected passes, averaging 2.1 tackles per game.

Ryan Siwy, Senior OL/DE, Bishop McCort – Siwy helped to pave the way for a Crimson Crusher offensive unit which averaged 271.7 yards (169.2 rushing, 102.5 passing) and 30.8 points per game en route to a 7-4 overall record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Bellwood-Antis, producing an 1,100-yard passer and a 670-yard rusher while scoring 42 total offensive touchdowns (31 rushing, 11 passing).  He also contributed 40 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a fumble recovery on defense, averaging four tackles per game.

Ryan Torrance, Senior RB/OLB, Ligonier Valley – One of two 1,000-yard rushers to grace the Rams’ backfield last season, Torrance was the team’s leading rusher, posting 1,221 yards and 14 touchdowns on 128 carries, averaging 9.5 yards per carry while running for 100+ yards in five of LV’s 11 games.  Defensively, he added 77 tackles (58 solo), a sack, three deflected passes and two forced fumbles, averaging seven tackles per game.

Sam Koser, Junior WR/LB, Penns Valley – A returning defensive presence for the Rams at linebacker, Koser registered 37 tackles (19 solo), two interceptions (one of which was returned for a touchdown), a deflected pass and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.7 tackles per game while posting a season-best 12 stops against Huntingdon.  He also caught 17 passes for 248 yards, averaging 14.6 yards per reception.

Sam Troxell, Senior OL/DL, Glendale – Troxell helped to pave the way for a Viking offensive unit which averaged 234.1 yards (135.9 rushing, 98.2 passing) and 21 points per game, producing a 1,000-yard rusher and 790-yard passer while scoring 25 total offensive touchdowns (15 rushing, 10 passing).  Defensively, Troxell added 37 tackles and a fumble recovery, averaging 3.7 tackles per game.

Scooter Conklin, Senior OL/DL, Glendale – Conklin helped to pave the way for a Viking offensive unit which averaged 234.1 yards (135.9 rushing, 98.2 passing) and 21 points per game, producing a 1,000-yard rusher and 790-yard passer while scoring 25 total offensive touchdowns (15 rushing, 10 passing).  Defensively, he added 27 tackles, averaging 2.7 stops per game.

Scott Giles, Junior RB/LB, Portage – Giles tallied 35 tackles and a half a sack for the Mustangs in his sophomore season, averaging 3.9 tackles per game.  Offensively, he added 59 yards rushing on 14 carries, averaging 4.2 yards per carry.

Scott Horvath, Senior OL/LB, Martinsburg Central – Horvath is a key returning presence at linebacker for the Dragons after notching 44 tackles (30 solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

Scott Sneath, Senior TB, Juniata – One of the Indians’ top returning rushers, Sneath ran for 146 yards on 28 carries and caught another three passes for 43 yards, averaging 5.2 yards per carry and 14.3 yards per reception while scoring two rushing touchdowns.  Defensively, he picked off a pass.

Scott Thompson, Sophomore QB/LB, Blairsville – The Bobcats’ leading returning tackler, Thompson tallied 67 tackles (44 solo), a deflected pass and a forced fumble, averaging 6.1 tackles per game while posting a pair of 10-tackle games against United and Homer-Center.

Sean McCauley, Senior OT/DL, Williamsburg – McCauley helped to pave the way for a Williamsburg offensive unit which averaged 152.8 yards (107 rushing, 45.8 passing) and 6.8 points per game, producing a 900-yard rusher while scoring nine total offensive touchdowns (eight rushing, one passing).  Defensively, McCauley added 47 tackles (28 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.7 stops per game.

Seth McClendon, Junior FB/DL, Penn Cambria – McClendon returns to his position on the Penn Cambria defensive line after tallying 48 tackles (26 solo) and a sack, averaging four tackles per game.

Seth Welch, Senior OL/LB, Tyrone – A returning presence in the trenches for the Golden Eagles, Welch helped to pave the way for an offensive unit which averaged 336 yards (173 rush, 163 pass) and 33.6 points per game last season en route to the PIAA championship game opposite Lancaster Catholic.  Tyrone finished the season with an 1,800-yard rusher and 2,600-yard passer and scored 72 total offensive touchdowns (41 rushing, 31 passing).  Defensively, Welch earned his keep with four sacks, the third-highest total on the team.

Seth Worthing, Senior QB/S, Bellwood-Antis – Worthing tallied 35 tackles (25 solo), two interceptions (one returned 54 yards for a touchdown), six deflected passes and a forced fumble, averaging 4.4 tackles per game.

Shane Whalen, Senior QB, Mifflin County – A dual-threat quarterback who helped lead Mifflin County to a 7-4 record in its inaugural season, Whalen collected 875 yards of total offense (590 passing, 285 rushing) and accounted for nine total Husky touchdowns (five rushing, four passing).  He completed 30-of-83 passes (36.1 percent) and averaged 4.1 yards per carry on 70 rushing attempts.  He twice threw for 100+ yards in a game.

Shawn Dell, Senior FB/LB, Forest Hills – The Rangers’ leading returning rusher from an 8-3 season last year, Dell ran for 688 yards on 108 carries and caught another seven passes for 142 yards, averaging 6.4 yards per carry and 20.3 yards per reception while scoring 11 total touchdowns (10 rushing, one receiving).  He posted a pair of games with 100+ rushing yards.  Defensively, Dell chipped in with 58 tackles (48 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.3 tackles per game.

Stephen Papuga, Senior RB/DB, Central Cambria – The Red Devils’ leading returning rusher, Papuga registered 409 all-purpose yards (225 rushing, 113 kickoff returns, 71 receiving) and scored one receiving touchdown, averaging 5.8 yards per carry, 11.8 yards per reception and 18.8 yards per kickoff return.

Steve Dumm, Junior OL/LB, Penns Manor – A returning presence along the offensive line for the Comets, Dumm helped to pave the way for a Penns Manor offensive unit which averaged 340.9 yards (282.3 rushing, 58.6 passing) and 28.7 points per game en route to a 12-2 record, District 6 Class A championship and berth in the PIAA A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia, producing two 1,000-yard rushers and a 620-yard passer while scoring 58 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, 14 passing).  Defensively, Dumm posted 85 tackles (51 solo) and a forced fumble, averaging 8.5 tackles per game while finishing four games with 10+ tackles.

Stuart Urch, Senior OL/DL, Ligonier Valley – A returning presence along the offensive line for Ligonier Valley, Urch helped to pave the way for a Ram offensive unit which averaged 338.7 yards (307.5 rushing, 31.2 passing) and 31.3 points per game en route to an 8-3 record and berth in the District 5/6 AA quarterfinals opposite Richland, producing a pair of 1,170+-yard rushers while scoring 47 total offensive touchdowns (44 rushing, three passing).

Tanner Dipko, Senior QB/DB, Moshannon Valley – Dipko recorded 51 tackles (all solo), an interception and four deflected passes for the Black Knights last season, averaging 4.3 tackles per game for the District 6 A semifinalists.

Tanner Perow, Senior OL/DL, Juniata Valley – Perow helped to pave the way for a Hornet offensive attack which averaged 308.5 yards (229.5 rushing, 79 passing) and 28 points per game en route to a 7-3 record and berth in the District 6 A quarterfinals opposite Moshannon Valley, producing four 340+-yard rushers and a 790-yard passer while scoring 35 total offensive touchdowns (28 rushing, seven passing).  Defensively, Perow added 27 tackles (all solo), a sack and a fumble recovery, averaging 2.7 stops per game.

Tanner Solarczyk, Junior RB/DB, Richland – The third-leading rusher in the Rams’ ground attack, trailing only John Rizzo and Matt Shaffer, Solarczyk ran for 365 yards on 41 carries and caught another four passes for nine yards, averaging 8.9 yards per carry and 2.3 yards per reception, scoring five total touchdowns (four rushing, one receiving).  Solarczyk twice surpassed the 100-yard mark for rushing in a single game, running for 107 yards against Westmont Hilltop and 177 yards against Central Cambria.

Taylor Collison, Junior RB/DB, Penns Valley – Collison returns to the Rams’ defensive backfield after tallying 40 tackles (25 solo), two interceptions, a deflected pass and two fumble recoveries, averaging four tackles per game.  He also hauled in a team-leading 32 passes for 280 yards and one touchdown and recorded 27 rushing attempts.  He averaged 8.8 yards per reception.

Timmy Beck, Senior RB/DB, Mifflin County – A multi-purpose running back for the Huskies, Beck ran for 225 yards on 44 carries and caught another five passes for 134 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per carry and 26.8 yards per reception while scoring four total touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving).

Todd Slick, Senior FB/LB, Martinsburg Central – The Dragons’ leading returning tackler, Slick tallied 56 stops (37 solo), an interception (returned 78 yards), a deflected pass and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.6 tackles per game.  He also saw some action in the offensive backfield, where he recorded 38 yards on eight carries, averaging 4.8 yards per carry, and caught one pass for 14 yards.

Trey Claar, Senior QB/DB, Claysburg-Kimmel – Claar was a force in the Bulldogs’ defensive backfield, amassing 60 tackles (all solo), an interception, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries, averaging 6.9 tackles per game while posting a pair of 11+ tackle games against Northern Bedford and West Branch.

Tyler Campbell, Senior FB/ILB, Bellwood-Antis – A defensive force from his linebacker spot, Campbell is the Blue Devils’ leading returning tackler after posting 82 tackles (47 solo), three sacks, an interception, a deflected pass, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal, averaging 6.8 tackles per game.  He also factored into the equation on offense, running for 456 yards on 96 carries and catching another 12 passes for 102 yards, averaging 4.8 yards per carry and 8.5 yards per reception while scoring eight touchdowns (all rushing).

Tyler Crawford, Senior FB/LB, Cambria Heights – The Highlanders’ leading returning rusher and tackler, Crawford amassed 120 tackles (68 solo), two sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt, averaging 12 tackles per game while posting eight games with 11+ tackles.  Offensively, he ran for 937 yards on 178 carries and scored eight rushing touchdowns, averaging 5.3 yards per carry.  He also caught one pass for four yards and scored a touchdown receiving, too.

Tyler Gironda, Senior ATH, Central Cambria – A returning presence along the defensive line for the Red Devils, Gironda notched 54 tackles, a sack and two forced fumbles, averaging 5.4 tackles per game while posting a season-best 10 stops in an upset victory over Greater Johnstown.  He also completed 2-of-3 passes (66.7 percent) for 20 yards and added 33 rushing yards on seven carries, averaging 4.7 yards per rush.

Tyler Hershey, Senior DL, Juniata – Hershey posted 36 tackles (all solo) and a fumble recovery for the Indians, averaging 3.6 tackles per game.

Tyler Janosik, Junior RB/DB, Bishop Carroll – A key returning two-way presence for the Huskies, Janosik registered 51 tackles, two interceptions, two deflected passes, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.4 stops per game.  He also ran for 233 yards on 53 carries and caught two passes for 15 yards while scoring one rushing touchdown.  He averaged 4.4 yards per carry and 7.5 yards per reception.

Tyler Pavalko, Junior WR/DB, Central Mountain – Pavalko is a key returning presence in the Wildcats’ defensive backfield after tallying 33 tackles (all solo) and intercepting a team-best seven passes while averaging 3.3 tackles per game.  He also was the team’s leading receiver, snagging 28 passes for 377 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 13.5 yards per reception.

Tyler Rugg, Junior TE/LB, Bishop McCort – Rugg posted 50 tackles and 1.5 sacks for the Crimson Crushers in his sophomore campaign, averaging five tackles per game.

Tyler Shima, Junior QB/DB, Forest Hills – Shima is a returning presence in the Forest Hills defensive backfield after recording 36 tackles (29 solo) and three interceptions as a sophomore, averaging 3.3 tackles per game.  He also completed 4-of-7 passes for 67 yards in limited action under center.

Tyler Smith, Senior G/DT/LB, Ferndale – Smith notched 36 tackles (23 solo) and a fumble recovery for Ferndale in 2011, averaging 5.1 tackles per game.

Von Walker, Senior ATH, Central Mountain – A dual-threat quarterback and arguably the team’s best overall athlete, Walker amassed 1,945 yards of total offense (1,197 rushing, 748 passing) and accounted for 21 total Central Mountain touchdowns (18 rushing, three passing).  He completed 55-of-106 passes (51.9 percent) and averaged seven yards per carry on 171 rushes, throwing for 100+ yards in three games and running for 100+ yards in seven games. Defensively, he added 47 tackles (all solo) and an interception.  In his career to date, Walker has run for 2,473 yards and scored 29 career rushing touchdowns.

Zach Helsel, Senior RB/LB, Claysburg-Kimmel – One of the Bulldogs’ featured offensive centerpieces, Helsel ran for 768 yards on 161 carries and caught another six passes for 60 yards, averaging 4.8 yards per carry and 10 yards per reception while scoring nine total touchdowns (eight rushing, one receiving).  Defensively, he added 68 tackles (all solo), a sack, an interception and a forced fumble, averaging 7.6 tackles per game.

Zach Mazzarella, Senior RB/DE, Central Cambria – The Red Devils’ leading returning tackler, Mazzarella recorded 66 tackles and a forced fumble, averaging 6.6 tackles per game with a season-best 12 stops in a loss to Cambria Heights.  He also added 96 yards rushing on eight carries, averaging 12 yards per rush.

Zack Pinkas, Senior FB/LB, Forest Hills – Pinkas recorded 42 tackles (35 solo), a sack, an interception and three fumble recoveries, averaging 3.8 tackles per game for the Rangers.

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