The rosters were released Saturday morning for the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West, All-Star games.
This year the games will be held on Sunday, May 21 at Bishop McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium in Dauphin County. Kickoff for the 1-3A game is noon, and the kickoff for the 4-6A game is 5 p.m.
District 11 is well represented. We break down by position all the District 11 players who made the Big-Small Teams.
We start with Nick Frame from Northern Lehigh. He led his team to two consecutive District 11 titles and advanced to the PIAA 1A quarterfinals, losing a heartbreaker to eventual 1A State Champions, Steelton-Highspire. Frame passed for 1,243 yards and 12 touchdowns. He rushed for 1,105 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Jake Fotta led Emmaus with 2,098 yards passing and 34 touchdowns.
Izaiah Ramos of Northern Lehigh was a versatile player that played different positions through the year.
A key piece to Northwestern Lehigh’s success is Cade Christopher. Listed as a receiver in the East-West game, Cade rushed for 1,886 yards and 27 touchdowns. He threw for 799 yards and 11 scores. He also had three kickoff return touchdowns and one punt return touchdown.
Daniel Lucykanish of Palmerton Area caught 53 passes for 893 yards and 11 touchdowns.
A pair of lineman from Notre Dame of Green Pond were selected to play in this year’s East-West Small School game. They are
Kendrick Eure and Evan Strand (2nd team all-league OL) who helped anchor Notre Dame’s offensive line.
Steven Davis of North Schuylkill a two-way lineman, had 70 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and five sacks from defensive end position for District 11 runners-up. He was one of the top lineman in Schuylkill county. He also had a long interception return for a touchdown in the win over Northern Lehigh.
Justis Troutman of Tri-Valley is a big, physical offensive lineman (center). He directed the Dawgs’ rushing attack from his center position. He also had 56 tackles from the defensive tackle position.
Sean Wilson of Easton Area was named 1st team defensive line EPC All-League.
The defensive line is stacked with District 11 player. A pair of players from Mahanoy Area and Northern Lehigh lead the way. David Sanchez of Mahanoy Area was named 1st team OL Schuylkill League North and offensive lineman of the year. He had 21 total tackles and on defense.
Louis Frye of Mahanoy Area had 60 total tackles, five tackles for loss and three sacks.
AJ Jimenez and Jayden Krempasky were a force for the Northern Lehigh Bulldogs. Jimenez led the Bulldogs in tackles, tackles for loss and sacks. He finished the season with 89 tackles, ten sacks and 23 tackles for loss.
Ezi Hite of Williams Valley was named Schuylkill League North 1st team at defensive end. He had 46 total tackles, 15 tackles for loss, and three sacks.
Ethan Karpowich of Northern Lehigh was the leader of the Bulldogs defense. Karpowich finished the season with 77 tackles, three sacks, four tackles for loss, one interception and one defensive touchdown.
Brock Polinsky of Minersville led his team with 113 (48 solo) tackles from his safety spot while leading the area in interceptions with eight. He also had eight pass breakups and three caused fumbles.
Nick Frame of Northern Lehigh could see some action on the defensive side also.
Jalen Fletcher of Freedom was first-team all-league selection on offense, Fletcher ran for 1,422 yards and 22 touchdowns. He led Freedom back to the District 11 championship game, where the team finished with a 10-3 record.
Alexie Sangster Jr. of Freedom had 75 total tackles.
Nakhi Bullock of Parkland had 29 total tackles, one tackle for loss, and two interceptions.
Gryffin Mitstifer of Parkland was one of the top kickers in Eastern Pennsylvania. He kicked nine of ten, with a 43-yard longest kick. He had 82 scoring points and 24 touchbacks. He was 55 of 56 on extra points.
Andy Cerco of Salisbury
Paul Babinsky, Mahanoy Area
Matt Senneca of Whitehall/Easton Area
Shawn Daignault of Liberty
|2023 PSFCA Small School East Team|
|Position||First Name||Last Name||High School||District|
|ATH||Matthew||Scicchitano||Mount Carmel Area||4|
|WR||Garrett||Varano||Mount Carmel Area||4|
|OL||Kendrick||Eure||Notre Dame Green Pond||11|
|OL||Evan||Strand||Notre Dame Green Pond||11|
|2023 Small East Coaching Staff||School – District|
|Head Coach||Matt Gingrich||Annville-Cleona||3|
|Assistant||Stan Yanoski||Mid Valley||2|
|2023 PSFCA Big School East Team|
|Position||First Name||Last Name||High School||District|
|RB||Ethan||Shine||Central Bucks East||1|
|OL||Liam||Powers||Central Bucks East||1|
|CB||Ian||Amegatcher||Central Dauphin East||3|
|S||Daimon||Jacobs||West Chester Rustin||1|
|2023 Big East Coaching Staff||School – District|
|Head Coach||Matt Ortega||Coatesville||1|
|Assistant||Tom Hetrick||CB South||1|
|Assistant||Shawn Daignault||Beth. Liberty||11|
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