Who are some of the top quarterbacks going into the 2011 season? Here’s our list of the top three quarterbacks in Western PA. Who do you think makes the top five list?
1. Dillon Buechel, Montour
Buechel threw for 2,221 yards and 24 touchdowns, leading Montour to the WPIAL AAA championship game against Central Valley. Buechel has thrown for 4,093 career yards and 34 touchdowns and has an overall record of 17-6 as a varsity starting quarterback. The Spartans averaged 372 yards of offense and 32.1 points per game last season.
2. Thomas Woodson, Gateway
Only a junior in 2011, Woodson had a respectable sophomore season and has tremendous upside. He threw for 1,362 yards and added more than 400 yards rushing for the Gators. Woodson figures to be a very highly recruited athlete in Pennsylvania’s 2013 recruiting class.
3. Damion Terry, Cathedral Prep
The Ramblers’ junior-to-be helped lead his team to a 9-5 record and berth in the PIAA AAA semifinals opposite Bishop McDevitt, Prep’s first state semifinals appearance since 2000. Terry threw for 1,780 yards and 19 touchdowns against five interceptions. He also ran for 555 yards and nine additional touchdowns. Is on pace to become the second District 10 quarterback to throw for 5,600+ yards in career.