Stephen Sturm, Perkiomen Valley
Junior … Quarterback … All PAC-10 first team selection … Broke PAC-10 records for most passing yards in a season (3,087) and passing touchdowns (31) … Threw for at least 115 yards in each game including season-best 382 yards in win over Upper Perkiomen … Led team to District 1-AAAA opening round victory and first district home game since 2007 … Mercury All-Area Player of the Year.
Ronnie Arch, Perkiomen Valley
Senior … Running Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Back finished fourth in the PAC-10 with 856 rushing yards and first in the PAC with 15 rushing touchdowns … Was one of best blocking backs in PAC … Finished 11th in league in receptions (29 for 372 yards) … Best performance came in District 1-AAAA opening round victory against Haverford with four total touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving).
Tyrell Barr, Pottsgrove
Senior … Running Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Led league with 1,332 rushing yards, including 324-yard, four touchdown performance in win over Pope John Paul II.
Matt Gibson, Spring-Ford
Junior … Running Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Third in PAC with 858 yards … Seven rushing touchdowns … Key catalyst to Rams’ championship run, finishing with 187 yards and two touchdowns in de facto PAC-10 Championship win against Perkiomen Valley in last week of regular season.
Justin Jaworski, Perkiomen Valley
Junior … Receiver/Defensive Back… All PAC-10 first team selection … Broke PAC-10 record for most receiving yards in a season (1,195) … Led league with 11 receiving touchdowns and 74 receptions … Had single-game best 214 yards receiving (nine receptions) in 45-0 victory over Upper Perkiomen.
Jared Johns-Lupold, Pope John Paul II
Senior … Receiver … All PAC-10 first team selection … Key piece to PJP’s aerial assault … Second in PAC-10 in receiving yards (684) and fourth in touchdowns (7).
Jerry Kapp, Boyertown
Sophomore … Receiver … All PAC-10 first team selection … Finished tied with Justin Jaworski for first in receiving touchdowns (11) … Broke school single-season receiving record, finishing year with 645 yards receiving with 34 receptions.
Quinn McKenna, Spring-Ford
Junior … Receiver … All PAC-10 first team selection … Finished third in PAC in touchdown receptions (10), tenth in receptions (31) and eighth in receiving yards (455) … Reliable target with few drops … Hauled in four passes for 74 yards and acrobatic score in win over Pottstown.
Jake Adams, Pottsgrove
Senior … Offensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Critical piece to effective Falcons line … Pottsgrove averaged PAC-best 262.9 rushing yards per week.
Brandon Drozda, Pottsgrove
Senior … Offensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Valuable guard who was physically imposing at 6-2, 282-pounds. Along with Adams, one of best in league … Effective pass blocker.
Matt Rice, Spring-Ford
Senior … Offensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … One of the leaders on Rams squad as team finished second in league in points per game and average yards per game (386.5).
Sean Tatum, Spring-Ford
Senior … Offensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Another key player for Rams vaunted offensive line called upon as leader.
John Tittle, Perkiomen Valley
Senior … Offensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Only returning starter from Vikings offensive line from year ago … Leader of line that progressed into one of the best units in the conference.
David Williams, Perkiomen Valley
Junior … Athlete/Defensive Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Dangerous coming out of backfield, finished with 634 rushing yards on 94 carries. … Was fourth in league with 640 receiving yards and second in receptions with 59.
Brandon Tinson, Pottstown
Senior … Athlete/Defensive Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Leader of rejuvenated Pottstown team that finished with best record since 2002 season. … Finished with 1,060 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. … Defensively was called upon as a leader, finishing with two interceptions.
TJ Foley, Perkiomen Valley
Senior … Defensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Second in the league with 9.5 sacks … One of the best at getting to the quarterback … Senior leader of PV defense that allowed 207.8 yards per game (second in PAC-10).
Dan Kelchner, Spring-Ford
Senior … Defensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection. … Finished with 18 tackles for loss and 34 tackles … Registered four sacks and eight quarterback hurries.
Ernest McCalvin, Pottstown
Junior … Defensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … One of key cogs to solid Pottstown front … Finished with 2.5 sacks for Trojans defense that allowed 278 yards per game (fourth in conference).
Tim Rudderow, Spring-Ford
Senior … Defensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Finished with four sacks for Rams, which ranked No. 1 in total defense … Finished season with 39 tackles including nine tackles for loss.
Chris DeFrancesco, Pottsgrove
Senior … Defensive Lineman … All PAC-10 first team selection … Battled back from testicular cancer diagnosis to play in District 1-AAA opening round … One of best defensive ends in the league … Finished with 4.5 sacks.
Madison Kelsey, Pottsgrove
Senior … Linebacker … All PAC-10 first team selection … Excellent in pass coverage as well as run stopping … Integral part of third-ranked Pottsgrove defense.
Ryan Light, Perkiomen Valley
Senior … Linebacker … All PAC-10 first team selection … Slightly undersized whose small frame allowed him to become nightmare to block … Unsung leader on Vikings’ second-ranked defense.
Steven Rice, Spring-Ford
Senior … Linebacker … All PAC-10 first team selection … Finished with two sacks and four quarterback hurries while leading team with 52 tackles.
Matt Palubinsky, Phoenixville
Senior … Defensive Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Roamed between defensive back and linebacker throughout the season … Could and did play every position the Phantoms needed.
Trey Jarmon, Spring-Ford
Senior … Defensive Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … Finished with two interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble along with 22 tackles … One of premier shutdown corners in conference.
Wyatt Porter, Pottsgrove
Senior … Defensive Back … All PAC-10 first team selection … One of best run stopping safeties for third-ranked Grove defense … Finished with one interception.
Owen Gulati, Spring-Ford
Senior … Kicker … Became Spring-Ford’s all-time leading scorer … Was 6-for-7 in field goal tries, his longest a 43-yarder.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Don Grinstead, Pottstown
Revitalized Pottstown and brought a new culture to a Trojan team that had been accustomed to losing. Grinstead led the Trojans to their best record since 2002 and their first District 1-AAA playoff appearance in 13 years.
Quarterback: Ricky Venuto, Spring-Ford.
Running backs: Selwyn Simpson, Spring-Ford; Bryant Wise, Pottstown; Mike Felix, Upper Perkiomen.
Receivers: Dylan Feaster, Methacton; Ja’Ren Hampton, Perkiomen School; Aaron Morton, Perkiomen Valley.
Linemen: Mike Banks, Boyertown; Alex Condello, Owen J. Roberts; Christopher Jimenez, Perkiomen Valley; Anthony Rohrbach, Perkiomen Valley; Jimmie Zazzi, Pottstown.
Athletes: Lawrence Garnett, Boyertown; Stone Scarcelle, Spring-Ford.
Linemen: Nick Duliakas, Owen J. Roberts; Tanner Romano, Spring-Ford; Tyler Smith, Pottsgrove.
Linebackers: Ryan McCourt, Perkiomen Valley; Nicholas Marren, Perkiomen Valley; Bryant Wise, Pottstown; Ryan Yanulevich, Spring-Ford.
Defensive backs: Ryan Finn, Pottsgrove; Mitch Bradford, Owen J. Roberts; Ted Dylinski, Spring-Ford; Matthew Ford-Bey, Perkiomen Valley; Hunter Vogels, Boyertown.
Kicker: Garrett Patla, Perkiomen Valley.
Quarterbacks: Brett Ciocari, Perkiomen School; Matt Duff, Pope John Paul II.
Running backs: Trey Humes, Hill School; Isaiah Mayes, Pottstown; Bryce Weeks, Owen J. Roberts.
Receivers: Rich Tabarrini, Hill School; Sean Owens, Perkiomen Valley; Nasir Green, Phoenixville; Dan Cirino, Pope John Paul II; Ryan Kendra, Upper Perkiomen.
Linemen: Quinn Kasner, Perkiomen School; A.J. Dejewski, Pope John Paul II; Michael Gantert, Pottsgrove; Eric Levan, Owen J. Roberts; Alex Nagy, Spring-Ford; Noah Silva, Spring-Ford.
Athlete: Deyon Doctor, Pottsgrove.
Linemen: Mike Banks, Boyertown; Eric Aaron, Perkiomen School; Dylan Croissette, Upper Perkiomen; Mike Gantert, Pottsgrove; Conor Mitchell, Owen J. Roberts.
Linebackers: Jordan Minder, Perkiomen School; Marlon Lindsey, Perkiomen School; Dylan Henry, Methacton; Eric Bodolus, Pottsgrove; Timothy Nester, Perkiomen Valley; Bill Scherfel, Owen J. Roberts.
Defensive Backs: Josh Cruz, Perkiomen School; Austin Bittenbender, Upper Perkiomen; Anthony Buehler, Owen J. Roberts; Dan Cassidy, Spring-Ford.
Kicker/Punter: Drew Kresge, Daniel Boone; Garrett Bleakley, Pottsgrove.
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