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Aaron Shrawder, Senior RB/LB, East Juniata - Shrawder posted 64 tackles (41 solo), a half a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.1 tackles per game. He posted three games of 10+ tackles for EJ, including a season-high 13 stops against Columbia-Montour Vo Tech. Shrawder was also the second-leading rusher for the Tigers last season, running for 270 yards and three touchdowns on 60 carries and catching another two passes for 25 yards, averaging 4.5 yards per carry and 12.5 yards per reception.

Alex Churchill, Senior RB/LB, Williamsport - He’s listed on the Millionaires’ roster as both a running back and linebacker, but Churchill did his damage exclusively from the defensive side of the ball in 2010, racking up 74 tackles (48 solo), one sack, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.4 tackles per game. He posted four games of 10+ tackles, including a season-high 12 stops in a 21-17 victory over Berwick.

Alex Karlovich, Senior OL, Line Mountain - Karlovich helped pave the way for Line Mountain’s most explosive scoring team in school history. The Eagles finished their District 4 Class A runner-up season with 507 total points in 12 games, an average of 42.2 points per game. Karlovich helped pave the way for three 500+ yard rushers, a 1,200-yard passing quarterback and an offense that scored 62 total touchdowns (44 rushing, 18 passing). He was a 2nd-team Associated Press Class A selection on the offensive line.

Alex Vidunas, Senior QB, Mifflinburg - A dual-threat quarterback for the Wildcats, Vidunas played in nine of the team’s 10 games, leading the blue and white to a 3-6 overall record. He finished with quite the productive junior season, amassing 1,607 yards of total offense (1,128 passing, 479 rushing) and accounted for 14 total touchdowns (7 rushing, 7 passing). He connected on 88-of-169 passes (52.1 percent) and averaged 6.1 yards per carry on 78 rushes. He threw for 100+ yards six times and ran for 50+ yards five times. Vidunas also totaled 12 tackles (11 solo) on defense.

Andrew Andreychik, Senior QB, Danville - One of the top passers returning in all of District 4 from a season ago, Andreychik connected on 85-of-162 passes (52.5 percent) for 1,839 yards and 32 touchdowns against nine interceptions. He averaged 141.5 passing yards per game for the Ironmen last season, throwing for 100+ yards nine times and 200+ yards on four occasions, to go along with 10 games of at least two touchdown passes. He’s thrown for 2,406 yards and 36 touchdowns against 14 interceptions for his career. Andreychik also added 233 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 50 rushes, averaging nearly 4.7 yards per carry. He’s helped lead the Ironmen to a 20-4 overall record in the last two seasons.

Austin Snyder, Junior K, Line Mountain - Snyder handled the placekicking chores for the Eagles last season, converting 37-of-43 extra points and 3-of-6 field goals. He scored 52 total points (including one rushing touchdown), accounting for 10.2 percent of the Eagles’ season scoring output.

Ben Choate, Senior OL, Williamsport - A returning fixture on the offensive line, Choate helped to pave the way for a Millionaire offensive unit which averaged 360.7 yards (194.8 rush, 165.9 pass) and 31.7 points per game, producing three backs with between 370 and 1,135 rushing yards and a 1,730-yard passer. Williamsport scored 45 total offensive touchdowns (24 rushing, 21 passing).

Ben Pepper, Senior QB, Canton – A dual-threat field general for the Warriors in helping the team reach the District 4 Class A semifinals opposite Southern Columbia, Pepper amassed 1,431 yards of offense (912 passing, 519 rushing). He averaged more than 120 yards of offense per game, throwing eight touchdown passes in the regular season and also accounting for two rushing touchdowns against Southern in the playoff game – a 68-52 loss.

Ben Shaw, Junior QB, Wellsboro - In terms of passing yardage, Shaw had a respectable sophomore season for the Hornets, throwing for 1,474 yards and 16 touchdowns against 19 interceptions while completing 100-of-217 passes (46.1 percent). He averaged more than 147 passing yards per game for the 1-9 Hornets and is on pace to throw for more than 4,400 yards in his career. Shaw threw for 100+ yards in seven of Wellsboro’s 10 games and finished five games with at least two scoring passes. He also added 103 rushing yards and a touchdown on 106 keepers. Defensively, Shaw added 27 tackles (14 solo), an interception and a fumble recovery.

Blake Musser, Senior ATH, Jersey Shore - A weapon in all three phases of the game for the 1-9 Bulldogs, Musser chalked up 834 all-purpose yards (127 rushing, 179 receiving, 32 punt returns, 496 kickoff returns) and scored a pair of receiving touchdowns, averaging 3.3 yards per carry, 14.9 yards per reception, 10.7 yards per punt return and 22.6 yards per kickoff return. Defensively, Musser accumulated 35 tackles (24 solo), three interceptions, three deflected passes, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. He also handled the punting chores for Jersey Shore, averaging 33.2 yards per boot on 30 tries, with two of the punts downed inside the 20 yard line.

Blake Rankin, Senior QB, Bloomsburg - A Rutgers recruit, Rankin was ranked as the #19 quarterback prospect in the nation for the 2012 recruiting class by Scout.com. He had quite the junior season for the Panthers, leading the red and black to an 8-3 record and berth in the District 4 AA quarterfinals. He connected on 96-of-188 passes for 1,580 yards and 16 touchdowns and ran for 981 yards and 17 touchdowns on 127 carries. He completed 51.1 percent of his passes and averaged 7.7 yards per carry. Rankin has thrown for 4,605 yards and 47 touchdowns in his career and run for more than 1,200 yards in the last two years.

Bobby Vanwhy, Senior FB/OLB, Montgomery - Vanwhy did a little bit of everything for the Red Raiders last season, amassing 301 total yards of offense (28 passing, 223 rushing, 50 receiving) and scored one rushing touchdown. He connected on 1-of-3 passes, averaged 3.6 yards per carry and 8.3 yards per reception. Defensively, Vanwhy added 62 tackles (36 solo), two sacks and a fumble recovery, posting three games of 10+ tackles. He also returned eight kickoffs for 183 yards, including a 53-yard return for a touchdown, averaging 22.9 yards per return.

Brad Fegley, Senior QB/OLB, Southern Columbia - Fegley had a solid defensive season in 2010 for the Tigers, chalking up 70 tackles, 5.5 sacks, three interceptions, two deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.8 tackles per game. He posted 13 tackles against Shamokin and 11 stops and two sacks against Mount Carmel. Fegley is locked in a battle for the starting quarterback job with recent addition Taylor Young, and would move to defensive back if Young won the quarterback battle.

Bradee Ruhl, Senior TE/ILB, Mifflinburg - In just six games, Ruhl put together a respectable junior season, collecting 61 tackles (40 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 10.2 tackles per game. Ruhl posted a season-best 17 tackles against Selinsgrove and 15 tackles against Athens Area, along with 12 tackles against Lewisburg.

Brandon Smith, Junior TE/ILB, Lewisburg - One of District 4′s best returning linebackers, Smith had quite the sophomore season, tallying 188 tackles, six sacks, an interception, seven deflected passes and two forced fumbles. He averaged 12.5 tackles per game, finishing 11 of the Green Dragons’ 15 games with 10+ tackles. Smith had 24 tackles against Bloomsburg, 18 tackles each against Southern Columbia and West Catholic and 16 tackles against Danville. Also utilized as a tight end in the Dragons’ aerial assault that averaged 83 yards per game, Smith caught 10 passes for 285 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 28.5 yards per catch.

Bryan Gedman, Senior OL, Southern Columbia - A key contributor in the offensive trenches for the Tigers last season, Gedman helped to pave the way for a Southern Columbia offensive unit which averaged 408 yards (282.5 rush, 125.5 pass) and 40.6 points per game through its first 12 games of the season. The Tigers produced a pair of 1,000-yard rushers and a 1,470-yard passer, scoring 69 total offensive touchdowns (52 rushing, 17 passing).

Caleb Barnhart, Senior QB, Jersey Shore - A dual-threat athlete operating the controls of the Bulldogs’ offensive attack, Barnhart had a respectable statistical junior season despite the fact that JS won only one game. #6 accounted for 1,341 yards of total offense (673 passing, 668 rushing) and had a hand in 15 Jersey Shore touchdowns (9 passing, 6 rushing). He connected on 41-of-96 passes (42.7 percent) and averaged 4.1 yards per carry on 164 rush attempts. Barnhart twice threw for 100+ yards and twice ran for 100+ yards in a game, finishing three games with multiple scoring passes and one game with a trio of rushing touchdowns.

Camden Cassels, Senior QB, Lewisburg - Cassels helped lead Lewisburg to a 14-1 record and berth in the PIAA AA semifinals against West Catholic. The Green Dragons’ reliable field general connected on 77-of-132 passes (58.3 percent) for 1,162 yards and 11 touchdowns against five interceptions. Cassels averaged 83 passing yards per game, throwing for 100+ yards three times and finishing three games with multiple touchdown passes.

Cameron Flore, Senior OL, Southern Columbia - A key contributor in the offensive trenches for the Tigers last season, Flore helped to pave the way for a Southern Columbia offensive unit which averaged 408 yards (282.5 rush, 125.5 pass) and 40.6 points per game through its first 12 games of the season. The Tigers produced a pair of 1,000-yard rushers and a 1,470-yard passer, scoring 69 total offensive touchdowns (52 rushing, 17 passing).

Cameron Ott, Sophomore RB/OLB, Montoursville - One of the top returning tacklers from the Warriors’ defensive unit a season ago, Ott tallied 76 tackles (44 solo), two sacks, an interception and a deflected pass, averaging 7.6 tackles per game and posting four games with 10+ tackles. Offensively, Ott recorded 299 all-purpose yards (33 passing, 137 rushing, 129 receiving) and scored one rushing touchdown, connecting on his only passing attempt and averaging 9.8 yards per carry on 14 rushes and 9.2 yards per reception on 14 receptions.

Casey Shiposh, Senior RB/S, Athens Area - The featured tailback in the Wildcats rushing attack that averaged just over 200 yards per game, Shiposh posted 1,112 yards and seven touchdowns on 183 carries and caught another 12 passes for 133 yards, averaging 6.1 yards per carry and 11.1 yards per reception. He ran for at least 115 yards in six of Athens’ 10 games. Shiposh was also a weapon on special teams, returning a combined 36 punts and kickoffs for 412 yards.

Chase Barnes, Senior RB/LB, Wellsboro - The second-leading rusher in the Wellsboro ground attack that averaged 87 yards per game, Barnes racked up 234 yards and one touchdown on 59 carries and caught another 18 passes for 142 yards, averaging 3.9 yards per carry and 7.9 yards per reception. Defensively, Barnes added 54 tackles, posting a 10-tackle game against Cowanesque Valley.

Christian Clark, Senior RB/OLB/K, Montoursville - Clark was all over the field for Montoursville last year, having a presence on offense, defense and special teams. He averaged 34.4 yards per punt on 30 kicks, with one punt downed inside the 20 yard line. He booted six of his 25 kickoffs for touchbacks, averaging 53.3 yards per kick. And, as the team’s placekicker, he converted nine extra points and six field goals, booting three of those field goals in a 16-13 victory over Athens Area. Clark also had 61 tackles (33 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.1 tackles per game with four games of 11+ tackles. He also completed his only pass attempt for 42 yards, caught one pass for six yards and recorded 211 yards and one touchdown on 59 carries, averaging 3.6 yards per rush.

Clay Stoner, Junior RB/OLB, Montoursville - A weapon in all three phases of the game, Stoner registered 918 all-purpose yards (566 rush, 46 receiving, 316 kickoff/punt returns) and scored three rushing touchdowns, averaging 5.9 yards per carry on 95 rushes; 9.2 yards per reception on five catches, 11.3 yards per punt return and 18.8 yards per kickoff return. Stoner was Montoursville’s leading rusher, posting a pair of 100-yard games. Defensively, Stoner added 73 tackles (39 solo), one sack, an interception, two deflected passes and a blocked field goal, averaging 7.3 tackles per game.

Clayton Good, Senior LB, Muncy - The second-leading tackler on the Muncy defensive unit last season, Good had quite the solid stat line, amassing 107 tackles (62 solo), four interceptions and five deflected passes, finishing seven of 10 games with 10+ tackles, including a season-best 16 tackles against Lewisburg and a pair of 13-tackle games against Warrior Run and Hughesville. Good also returned a combined 22 kickoffs and punts for 323 yards, averaging 9.2 yards per punt return and 16.3 yards per kick return.

Cody Shustack, Senior RB/LB, Mount Carmel Area - Shustack was a firecracker on both sides of the ball for the Red Tornadoes last season, tallying 106 tackles, three sacks, a blocked field goal and a fumble recovery on defense, averaging 8.8 tackles per game and finishing seven games with 10+ tackles. Offensively, Shustack finished as Mount Carmel’s second-leading rusher, totaling 487 yards and eight touchdowns on 94 carries, averaging 5.2 yards per carry and posting a pair of 100-yard rushing performances.

Colt Water, Senior WR/DB, Selinsgrove - One of only two Seal receivers with at least 20 catches in 2010, Water finished with 21 receptions for 218 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 10.4 yards per catch. Water is the top returning receiver to the Selinsgrove aerial assault that averaged more than 119 yards per game last year. In limited defensive action, Water finished with eight tackles (six solo) and a fumble recovery.

Connor Coolidge, Junior OL/LB, Wellsboro - A key returner at linebacker for the Hornets, Coolidge accumulated 86 tackles and a pair of sacks, averaging 8.6 tackles per game. He posted a season-high 15 tackles against Cowanesque Valley, 12 stops against Troy and 10 tackles against North Penn-Blossburg.

Connor Pierce, Senior WR/S, Mifflinburg - A key presence both offensively and defensively for the Wildcats, Pierce racked up 93 tackles (70 solo) and an impressive five interceptions, averaging 9.3 tackles per game. He finished six of 10 games with 10+ tackles, including a pair of 14-tackle performances against Shamokin Area and Lewisburg. Offensively, Pierce is the top returning Wildcat receiver after hauling in 39 passes for 496 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 12.7 yards per catch. He finished six games with four or more receptions and six games with 50+ receiving yards.

Daniel Frenkenfield, Senior RB, Wyalusing Valley - The top returning rusher from a 2010 Rams team that finished 8-3 overall and reached the District 4 AA playoffs, Frenkenfield finished with 575 yards and five touchdowns on 88 rushes and caught another five passes for 21 yards. He averaged 6.5 yards per carry and 4.3 yards per reception.

Delbert Lewis, Senior OL/LB, Troy - A key returner at linebacker for Troy, Lewis racked up 72 tackles (40 solo) and deflected a pass, averaging 7.2 tackles per contest. He posted a pair of 12-tackle games against Wyalusing Valley and Canton.

Devin Miller, Junior RB/DB, Williamsport - The featured back in a Millionaire rushing attack which averaged more than 195 yards per game, Miller busted loose for 1,134 yards and eight touchdowns on 181 carries and caught another six passes for 26 yards, averaging 6.3 yards per carry and 4.3 yards per reception. He finished five of Williamsport’s 11 games with more than 100 rushing yards and is on pace to run for more than 3,400 yards in his career.

Dylan Friday, Senior P/K, Danville - The fifth-leading scorer on the Ironmen’s District 4 AA runner-up team from a season ago, Friday converted 70 extra points and four field goals, scoring 82 total points. He accounted for 82 of Danville’s school-record 548 points scored in 2010, or 14.9 percent of the team total. Additionally, Friday was the primary handler of the punting chores for the orange and purple, averaging 30.4 yards per punt on 28 attempts, with a long of 54 yards and four punts downed inside the 20 yard line.

Ed Fetterman, Senior DEF, Towanda - A key returning defensive presence for the Knights, Fetterman posted 70 tackles (39 solo), two sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 7.8 tackles per game in limited statistics submitted to Maxpreps.com. Fetterman posted four games of 10+ tackles for Towanda, including a season-high 13 tackles against Canton and a pair of 12-tackle games against North Penn-Blossburg and Troy.

Eddie Smerlick, Senior OL/DL, Mount Carmel Area - A veteran presence returning to the trenches for the Red Tornadoes, Smerlick helped to pave the way for a Mount Carmel offensive unit which averaged 308.1 yards and 27.8 points per game, producing three backs with between 350 and 1,090 rushing yards and a pair of 400+-yard passers. The Red Tornadoes scored 44 total offensive touchdowns (35 rushing, nine passing). Defensively, Smerlick was a force, chalking up 85 tackles, seven sacks, three deflected passes and two fumble recoveries, averaging 7.1 tackles per game, posting three games with 10+ tackles and a two-sack performance against Southern Columbia.

Eric Eaton, Senior RB/LB, Selinsgrove - Eaton had a productive junior season at linebacker for the District 4 AAA runner-up Seals, tallying 59 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He averaged 5.9 tackles per game, including a season-best 12 tackles against Shikellamy and 10 stops against Berwick. Offensively, Eaton was the second-leading rusher in the Seals’ offensive attack, running for 242 yards and four touchdowns on 36 carries and adding another nine catches for 102 yards and one additional touchdown. Eaton averaged 6.7 yards per carry and 11.3 yards per reception.

Eric Joraskie, Junior OL/DL, Mount Carmel Area - A key presence returning to the trenches for the Red Tornadoes, Joraskie helped to pave the way for a Mount Carmel offensive unit which averaged 308.1 yards and 27.8 points per game, producing three backs with between 350 and 1,090 rushing yards and a pair of 400+-yard passers. The Red Tornadoes scored 44 total offensive touchdowns (35 rushing, nine passing). Also a contributor on defense, Joraskie tallied 43 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 3.6 tackles per game.

Garrett Evans, Sophomore RB/DL, Montoursville - A key returning presence to Montoursville’s defensive line, Evans posted 38 tackles (24 solo), four sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.4 tackles per game. Evans finished second on the team in sacks last season.

Garrett Dinelli, Senior RB/DEF, Towanda - The top returning rusher from a Black Knight rushing attack which averaged 298.9 yards per game through its first 10 games, Dinelli ran for 657 yards on 109 carries and caught another five passes for 60 yards, averaging six yards per carry and 12 yards per reception, scoring 12 total touchdowns (11 rushing, one receiving). Defensively, Dinelli posted 19 tackles (11 solo) and three sacks.

Garrett Shnyder, Senior QB, Montgomery - The main returning offensive catalyst from a Red Raiders’ offensive arsenal that averaged more than 220 yards and 14 points per game, Shnyder connected on 70-of-160 passes (43.8 percent) for 1,163 yards and 11 touchdowns against 10 interceptions and added a pair of rushing touchdowns on 40 keepers. Shnyder threw for 100+ yards five times, including a season-best 381 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-38 victory over Bucktail.

Jacob Jones, Senior QB, Montoursville - Montoursville’s returning field general finished his junior season by connecting on 68-of-119 passes (57.1 percent) for 762 yards and two touchdowns last year, finishing three games with 100+ passing yards. He also recorded 23 rushing yards on 42 keepers. Defensively, Jones added 59 tackles (32 solo), three interceptions and a fumble recovery, posting a season-best 11 tackles against Lewisburg.

Jacob Keman, Senior WR/FS, Mount Carmel Area – The featured target in the Red Tornadoes’ aerial assault which averaged more than 95 yards per game, Keman snagged 23 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 12.7 yards per reception. He was one of two Mount Carmel receivers to finish the season with 20 or more receptions. Defensively, Keman picked off a team-leading four passes and deflected six others, in addition to posting 71 tackles, averaging 5.9 tackles per game, posting three games of 10+ tackles, including a season-best 13 stops in the District 4 AA semifinals against Danville.

Jared Laino, Senior RB/DB, Lewisburg - A veteran presence returning to the Lewisburg defensive backfield, Laino recorded 55 tackles (29 solo), four interceptions, 16 deflected passes and a fumble recovery. He averaged 4.6 tackles and more than one deflected pass per game, posting 11 tackles in the PIAA AA quarterfinals against Camp Hill Trinity and two games with multiple interceptions. In limited action at running back, Laino ran for 98 yards and one touchdown on 19 carries, averaging 5.2 yards per carry.

Jason Dehaven, Senior QB, North Penn-Blossburg - North Penn has usually been known for a good running game, but Dehaven provided an added boost to the Panthers’ offense, giving the team a solid passing dimension. Dehaven connected on 80-of-137 passes (58.4 percent) for 1,286 yards and 22 touchdowns against four interceptions, averaging 116.9 passing yards per game and throwing for 100+ yards in six of North Penn’s 11 games. Dehaven threw at least two scoring passes in eight of the Panthers’ 11 games, leading the team to a 9-2 record and berth in the District 4 AA quarterfinals. He also added 98 rushing yards and two scores on 60 keepers.

John Klingerman, Junior WR, Bloomsburg

Jordan Dawsey, Senior DEF, Towanda - An all around athlete for the Black Knights, Dawsey amassed 683 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 141 receiving, 350 kickoff/punt returns) and scored three total touchdowns through Towanda’s first 10 games, averaging 5.5 yards per carry, 7.4 yards per reception and 22.9 yards per kickoff return. He scored three total touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving). Defensively, Dawsey added 65 total tackles (48 solo), three sacks, two interceptions, a deflected pass and a fumble recovery, posting two games of 10+ tackles.

Justin Keiser, Senior QB, Selinsgrove - After a vexing 0-3 start to the 2010 season, Selinsgrove reeled off seven victories in its final nine games to reach the District 4 AAA championship game. Keiser connected on 108-of-209 passes (51.7 percent) for 1,356 yards and 17 touchdowns against eight interceptions, averaging 113 yards per game. He finished seven of the Seals’ 12 games with at least 100 passing yards and also had seven games with multiple touchdown passes. Keiser also added 188 rushing yards and a trio of touchdowns on 65 carries, averaging 2.9 yards per rush.

Justin Schlosser, Senior ATH, Athens Area - A weapon on offense and special teams, Schlosser averaged 31.2 yards per punt on 39 kicks, with seven of his punts downed inside the 20 yard line. He also handled the kickoff chores for Athens, averaging 39.3 yards per boot on 29 kicks with one touchback. He also converted eight extra points for the Wildcats. Offensively, Schlosser ran for 284 yards on 46 carries and caught another six passes for 69 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per carry and 11.5 yards per reception, scoring four total touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving).

Keith Day, Senior WR/DB, Southern Columbia - Day was a two-way contributor for the Tigers last season, posting a solid defensive stat line which included 59 tackles, four interceptions, 13 deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 4.9 tackles per game. He posted two games of 10+ tackles, including a season-best 13 stops and an interception in a 41-point rout of defending PIAA AAA champion Selinsgrove. Offensively, Day hauled in 17 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 14.9 yards per reception.

Kyle Troutman, Senior RB, Line Mountain - Troutman was one of the key components to Line Mountain’s potent, record-setting offense a year ago that set a school record for points scored in a season (507). He finished with 789 total yards of offense (595 rushing, 194 receiving) and scored 12 total touchdowns for the Eagles (9 rushing, 3 receiving). Troutman averaged 14.1 yards per carry and 38.8 yards per reception. Defensively, he picked off three passes.

Logan Wise, Senior FB/SS, North Penn-Blossburg - Wise returns to man one of the Panthers’ linebacker slots after posting 33 tackles (25 solo) and a forced fumble, averaging 4.7 tackles per game. He also posted 83 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns on 19 carries, averaging 4.4 yards per carry.

Lucas Havens, Senior QB, Troy - A dual-threat athlete returning to the helm of a Trojan offensive unit that averaged more than 320 yards per game a season ago, Havens amassed 1,581 yards of total offense (921 passing, 660 rushing) and had a hand in 12 total touchdowns (7 passing, 5 rushing). He completed 55-of-128 passes (43 percent) and averaged exactly six yards per carry on 110 rushing attempts. Havens threw for 100+ yards four times and ran for 100+ yards twice. But Havens’ impacts didn’t stop there. He also posted 71 tackles (46 solo), an interception and five deflected passes, recording a season-best 19 tackles in a Week 10 loss against Canton.

Luke Amarose, Senior OL/DL, Mount Carmel Area - A key presence returning to the trenches for the Red Tornadoes, Amarose helped to pave the way for a Mount Carmel offensive unit which averaged 308.1 yards and 27.8 points per game, producing three backs with between 350 and 1,090 rushing yards and a pair of 400+-yard passers. The Red Tornadoes scored 44 total offensive touchdowns (35 rushing, nine passing).

Marty Beninsky, Senior QB, Line Mountain - The ringleader of Line Mountain’s potent Veer offense that averaged 42.2 points per game last season, Beninsky rolled up 1,816 yards of total offense (1,286 passing, 530 rushing) and had a hand in 31 total touchdowns (18 passing, 13 rushing) for the Eagles. Beninsky averaged just under 5.6 yards per carry on 95 rushes and completed 88-of-156 passes (56.4 percent). In terms of total combined yardage rushing and passing, Beninsky averaged 151 yards of offense per game for the Eagles in 2010.

Mason Jones, Senior K, Troy - An Associated Press Class AA 2nd team All-state selection at placekicker, Jones converted 32 extra points and booted six field goals for the Trojans. He also booted 50 kickoffs for an average of 52.3 yards with six touchbacks. Additionally, Jones was one of the featured targets in Troy’s aerial assault, snagging 14 passes for 325 yards and one touchdown, averaging 23.2 yards per catch and added 39 tackles and five deflected passes on defense.

Mason Roof, Senior RB/DEF, Towanda – One of the Black Knights’ top returning all-around athletes, Roof ran for 646 yards on 89 carries and caught another 22 passes for 335 yards, averaging 7.3 yards per carry and 15.2 yards per reception, scoring 16 total touchdowns (11 rushing, five receiving) through Towanda’s first 10 games. He also recorded 27 tackles, an interception, two deflected passes and three forced fumbles on defense, and converted 34 extra points as the placekicker on special teams.

Matt Moore, Senior TE/ILB, Southern Columbia - Moore is listed as both a tight end and linebacker, but he confined his damage to the defensive side of the ball in 2010, totaling 64 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.4 tackles per game for the Tigers. He posted a pair of 10+ tackle games against Line Mountain (SCA’s first game against the D4 Class A runners-up) and against Shamokin. Moore also posted a two-sack game against Central Columbia.

Merle Moscarello, Senior RB, Lewisburg - One of the featured tailbacks in the Green Dragons’ punishing Wing-T offense that averaged more than 250 yards per game on the ground, Moscarello piled up 1,390 yards and 10 touchdowns on 174 carries and caught another six passes for 33 yards, scoring 11 total touchdowns (10 rushing, 1 fumble return). He averaged 7.9 yards per carry and 5.5 yards per reception, rushing for 100+ yards seven times. In the last two seasons, Moscarello has run for 2,420 yards and 15 touchdowns. Defensively, #21 added 20 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Meyrick Lamb, Senior RB/SS, Mount Carmel Area - The featured back in Mount Carmel’s offensive arsenal which averaged more than 205 yards per game last season, Lamb ran for 1,087 yards on 148 carries and caught another 11 passes for 136 yards, scoring 18 total touchdowns (16 rushing, two receiving). He averaged 7.4 yards per carry and 12.4 yards per reception, rushing for 100 yards or more in five of the Red Tornadoes’ 12 games. Defensively, Lamb added 60 tackles (32 solo), two interceptions, four deflected passes and a fumble recovery and also returned 12 punts for 100 yards.

Michael Kinney, Senior RB/LB, Loyalsock Township - A 2nd-team selection at linebacker on the Associated Press’ Class AA All-state team, Kinney was a force not only on defense, but on offense, too, for the Lancers. Kinney rolled up an impressive 129 tackles (91 solo), three sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery, averaging nearly 13 tackles per contest. He posted a season-best 19 tackles against Hughesville and a pair of 17-tackle games against Shikellamy and Southern Columbia. Offensively, Kinney ran for 1,043 yards and nine touchdowns on 165 carries and caught another 18 passes for 344 yards and seven additional touchdowns. He averaged 6.3 yards per carry and 19.1 yards per reception, posting six games of at least 100+ rushing yards and one game of 100+ receiving yards.

Michael Wiand, Junior TE/ILB, Mifflinburg - One of the Wildcats’ top returning lienbackers, Wiand posted 66 tackles (43 solo) and two sacks, averaging 6.6 tackles per game. He posted three games of 10+ tackles, including 13 stops against Shamokin and 11 tackles against Towanda. Offensively, Wiand hauled in 15 passes for 193 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 12.9 yards per catch.

Mike Dougherty, Junior RB/LB, Loyalsock Township - Dougherty had a respectable sophomore season for the Lancers, amassing 462 all-purpose yards (93 rushing, 57 receiving, 75 punt returns, 237 kickoff returns) and scored two total touchdowns (1 rushing, 1 receiving). He averaged 8.5 yards per carry, 19 yards per reception, 10.7 yards per punt return and 15.8 yards per kick return. Defensively, Dougherty tallied 67 tackles and two fumble recoveries, averaging 6.7 tackles per game, including an 11-tackle performance in a Week 9 loss to Lewisburg.

Mike Ede, Junior RB/LB, Selinsgrove - The third-leading rusher in the Selinsgrove ground attack last season, Ede rushed for 229 yards and two touchdowns on 39 carries, averaging 5.9 yards per rush. The bulk of Ede’s ground production came after mid-October. Defensively, Ede racked up 26 tackles (17 solo), one sack, and a forced fumble. He also returned five kickoffs for 54 yards.

Mike Scicchitano, Junior OL/DL, Mount Carmel Area - A key presence returning to the trenches for the Red Tornadoes, Scicchitano helped to pave the way for a Mount Carmel offensive unit which averaged 308.1 yards and 27.8 points per game, producing three backs with between 350 and 1,090 rushing yards and a pair of 400+-yard passers. The Red Tornadoes scored 44 total offensive touchdowns (35 rushing, nine passing).

Nathan Stettler, Senior OL/DE, North Penn-Blossburg - Stettler returns to the Panthers’ defensive unit after posting 61 tackles, six sacks, a deflected pass, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.5 tackles per game.

Nicholas Cozza, Senior OL/ILB, Lewisburg - Cozza had a solid junior season, finishing as the second-leading tackler on a Lewisburg defensive unit that held nine of 15 opponents to 14 points or less, with two shutouts. Cozza tallied 108 tackles, four deflected passes, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and a blocked punt. He averaged 7.2 tackles per game, finishing with a season-best 17 tackles against Bloomsburg, 14 tackles against Danville and 13 stops against Mifflinburg.

Nick Carl, Senior QB, Athens Area - A dual-threat field general for the Wildcats, Carl chalked up 655 yards of total offense (493 passing, 162 rushing) and accounted for 10 total Athens Area touchdowns (six rushing, four passing). He connected on 41-of-83 passes (47.1 percent) and averaged 2.4 yards per carry on 69 rushes. He threw for 100+ yards once and finished two games with multiple rushing touchdowns.

Nick Kratzer, Senior ATH, East Juniata - EJ’s leading returning rusher, Krazter had quite the junior season for the 3-6 Tigers, rushing for 1,048 yards and 12 touchdowns on 163 carries and caught another eight passes for 129 yards and one touchdowns, averaging 6.4 yards per carry and 16.1 yards per reception. Kratzer finished eight of EJ’s nine games with 100+ rushing yards, including one 200-yard game, and scored multiple touchdowns in five games. Defensively, he added 30 tackles (28 solo), five deflected passes and a blocked field goal. He also returned 14 kickoffs for 217 yards, averaging 15.5 yards per return.

Pat Ostrowsky, Senior OL/ILB, Lewisburg – Ostrowsky provides another veteran body at linebacker for the Green Dragons after racking up 69 tackles, a deflected pass and two fumble recoveries. He averaged 4.6 tackles per game for the PIAA AA semifinalists and was part of a Lewisburg defense that held nine of 15 opponents to 14 points or less, with two shutouts.

Petey Delgado, Senior ATH, North Penn-Blossburg - An all-around threat for the Panthers, Delgado made impacts on offense, defense and special teams for the 9-2, District 4 AA quarterfinalists. He amassed 1,077 all-purpose yards (371 rushing, 355 receiving, 341 kickoff/punt returns) and scored seven total touchdowns (two rushing, five receiving). Delgado averaged 7.7 yards per carry, 14.2 yards per reception, 6.6 yards per punt return and 28.9 yards per punt return. Defensively, Delgado pitched in with 42 tackles (34 solo), four interceptions, five deflected passes and three fumble recoveries.

Rijad Sabanovich, Senior WR, Muncy - One of the top returning wide receivers in District 4, regardless of classification, Sabanovich hauled in 42 passes for 911 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior, averaging 21.7 yards per reception. He led all Indian receiver in receptions, yards and receiving touchdowns, finishing six games with four or more catches and three games with more than 100 receiving yards.

Rob Varano, Junior QB/P, Mount Carmel Area – The Red Tornadoes’ primary punter last season, Varano booted 45 punts for an average of 35.1 yards per kick, with a long of 55 yards. In limited action at quarterback, Varano connected on 27-of-68 passes (39.7 percent) for 420 yards and three touchdowns, posting a pair of 100+-yard passing performances against Shamokin and Danville.

Ryan Hostrander, Senior TE, Wiliamsport - Utilized as both a blocker and receiver last season, Hostrander helped to pave the way for a Millionaire offensive unit which averaged 360.7 yards (194.8 rush, 165.9 pass) and 31.7 points per game, producing three backs with between 370 and 1,135 rushing yards and a 1,730-yard passer. Williamsport scored 45 total offensive touchdowns (24 rushing, 21 passing). He also caught six passes for 55 yards and one touchdown, averaging 9.2 yards per reception.

Ryan Wagner, Senior WR/DB, Shikellamy - A two-way threat for the Braves, Wagner racked up 59 tackles, three interceptions, five deflected passes, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for a Shikellamy defense that held seven of 13 opponents to 17 points or less, with one shutout. Wagner also caught 16 passes for 241 yards and a touchdown, averaging 15.1 yards per catch, and returned nine punts for 55 yards (6.1 yard avg./ret).

Sal Locricchio, Senior OL/DL, Montoursville - Defensively, Locricchio posted 16 tackles and five sacks, and his sack total was tops on Montoursville’s team a season ago.

Shakyil Murphy, Senior DL, Williamsport - A veteran presence in the defensive trenches for the Millionaires, Murphy tallied 49 tackles (36 solo), two sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, an interception and two blocked punts, averaging 4.9 tackles per contest.

Skye Stiner, Senior RB, North Penn-Blossburg - Stiner, like teammate Petey Delgado, was all over the gridiron for the Panthers last season, putting together an impressive overall stat line. When the dust settled on the season, Stiner had amassed 1,314 all-purpose yards (685 rushing, 403 receiving, 226 kickoff returns) and scored 11 total touchdowns (five rushing, six receiving). Stiner averaged 5.9 yards per carry on 115 rushes; 16.1 yards per catch on 25 receptions; and 22.6 yards per kickoff return. He twice ran for more than 100 yards in a game and also had four games of 50+ receiving yards. Defensively, Stiner chalked up 56 tackles (37 solo), a sack, an interception, eight deflected passes and a fumble recovery, averaging 5.1 tackles per game and posting a season-best 14 tackles in a loss against Towanda.

Tanner Bulkley, Senior FB/MLB, Troy – A key returning defensive force for the Trojans, Bulkley chalked up 126 tackles, a sack, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries, averaging 12.6 tackles per game. He recorded a season-best 16 tackles against rival Canton and also had a pair of 15-tackle games against Wyalusing Valley and Athens Area.

Taylor Young, Junior QB/DB, Southern Columbia - A transfer from Bloomsburg and the former back-up quarterback to Rutgers-bound Blake Rankin, Young will be in a two-man race for the starting job at the Tigers’ field general with senior Brad Fegley. During the Berwick 7-on-7, Tigers’ coach Jim Roth said he would not run a two-quarterback platoon, but hinted Young would be focusing primarily on quarterback during his time at Southern.

Thomas Hynoski, Senior TE/LB, Mount Carmel Area - One of the top returning tacklers from Mount Carmel’s defensive unit a season ago, Hynoski posted 86 tackles, 6.5 sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt, averaging 7.2 tackles per game, posting three games with 10+ tackles. Hynoski registered a four-sack performance against Central Columbia. In limited action as a receiver from his tight end position, Hynoski caught two passes for 48 yards.

Thomas Johnston, Senior LB, Wellsboro – One of the state’s top returning tacklers from a season ago, Johnston rolled up 131 tackles (67 solo), averaging 13.1 tackles per game and finishing Wellsboro’s final eight games with at least 12+ tackles. He posted 20 tackles against Cowanesque Valley, 17 tackles against Athens Area and 16 stops against Troy. But Johnston’s production didn’t stop there. He also racked up 1,017 all-purpose yards (358 rushing, 299 receiving, 360 kickoff returns) and scored six total touchdowns (5 rushing, 1 receiving). Johnston averaged 3.6 yards per carry, 13 yards per reception and 16.4 yards per kickoff return.

Tim Colburn, Senior WR/DB, Muncy – A veteran presence returning to the Indians’ defensive backfield from a season ago, Colburn chalked up 27 tackles (22 solo), three interceptions and nine deflected passes, averaging 3.9 tackles per game. In limited offensive action, Colburn hauled in two passes for 30 yards and a touchdown, averaging 15 yards per reception.

Tim Martin, Senior WR/LB, Montoursville – The top returning tackler from Montoursville’s defensive unit last season, Martin recorded 90 tackles (45 solo) and a forced fumble, averaging nine tackles per game with five games of 10+ tackles, including a 12-tackle game against Shamokin and a pair of 11-stop performances against Bloomsburg and Loyalsock Township.

Toby Boyer, Junior TE/ILB, Mifflinburg – One of the top tacklers for the Wildcats a season ago, Boyer tallied 86 tackles (67 solo), four sacks and a fumble recovery, averaging 8.6 tackles per game. He finished six of Mifflinburg’s 10 games with nine or more tackles, including a 14-tackle game against Athens Area and 11 tackles against Jersey Shore. Boyer also had a three-sack game against Milton.

Tom Schetroma, Senior OL/DL, Southern Columbia - Schetroma would have been a key presence along both the offensive and defensive lines for Southern Columbia last season, but he wound up missing all of 2010 with a knee injury. He returns for his senior season to help play a role in paving the way for a largely intact Southern Columbia offensive unit which averaged 408 yards and 40.6 points per game through its first 12 games of the 2010 season, winning the school’s 19th District 4 Class A championship.

Ty Walter, Junior RB/OLB, Mifflinburg - The second-leading rusher in a Wildcat offensive unit which averaged more than 130 yards per game, Walter ran for 411 yards and four touchdowns on 124 carries, averaging 3.3 yards per rush. Walter finished three games with more than 80 rushing yards – and two of those games came against District 4 AAA champion Shikellamy and District 4 AA runner-up Danville. Defensively, Walter tallied 34 tackles (22 solo), two interceptions and a fumble recovery.

Tyler Hodge, Senior RB/DB, Mount Carmel Area - A weapon both in the backfield and on special teams, Hodge amassed 711 all-purpose yards (356 rushing, 355 kickoff/punt returns) and scored three total touchdowns (two rushing, one kickoff return), averaging 5.2 yards per carry, 50 yards per punt return and 27.3 yards per kickoff return. Hodge ran for a season-high 93 yards against Loyalsock Township and had an 89-yard kickoff return for touchdown against Danville in the District 4 AA semifinals.

Tyler Levan, Senior RB/LB, Southern Columbia - Levan was all over the field defensively for the District 4 Class A champions, rolling up 74 tackles, 6.5 sacks, two interceptions, two deflected passes, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries. He averaged 6.2 tackles per game and posted a three-sack game against Montoursville. Levan was one of seven Southern Columbia backs with 20+ rushing attempts last season, racking up 244 yards and five touchdowns on 23 carries, averaging 10.6 yards per rush.

Tyler Pratt, Senior WR/DB, Shikellamy – The featured wide receiver in the Braves’ aerial assault that averaged more than 90 yards per game en route to the District 4 AAA championship, Pratt hauled in 38 passes for 713 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 18.8 yards per catch. Pratt finished five games with four or more receptions and seven games with at least 60 receiving yards. He posted a 100-yard performance in the D4 AAA playoffs against Shamokin. Defensively, Pratt accounted for 37 tackles (27 solo), three interceptions, six deflected passes and a fumble recovery. He averaged just under three tackles per game.

Tylor Rumsey, Senior OG/ILB, North Penn-Blossburg – A part of a Panther defensive unit, including reserves, which held six of 11 opponents to 14 points or less, with one shutout. Rumsey posted 70 tackles (47 solo) and a fumble recovery, averaging 6.4 tackles per game with a pair of games with 10+ tackles.

Tyrell Thomas, Senior RB, Southern Columbia – Southern’s most dynamic returning player on the offensive side of the ball, Thomas rang up 1,622 all-purpose yards of offense (30 passing, 1,111 rushing, 481 receiving) and scored 23 total touchdowns (16 rushing, 7 receiving). Thomas completed his only pass attempt, averaged 7.2 yards per carry on 154 rushes and 25.3 yards per catch on 19 receptions. He ran for 100+ yards five times and finished five games with at least 55 receiving yards. Thomas also returned two punts for 63 yards and six kickoffs for 133 yards. He’s generating interest from Division-1 FBS, D-1 FCS, D-II and D-III programs.

Zach Klinger, Senior RB/LB, East Juniata – Klinger accounted for 35 tackles (28 solo), three sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for East Juniata last season, averaging 3.9 tackles per game. He also recorded five carries for 25 yards.

Zach Ripic, Senior WR/K, Towanda - Ripic is one of the Black Knights’ top returning wide receivers after hauling in 11 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 29.2 yards per reception. He posted a 150-yard game against Mifflinburg. Defensively, he added 26 tackles (15 solo), an interception and two deflected passes. He also handled the kickoff chores for Towanda, averaging 53.7 yards per kick with at least two touchbacks.

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