The Wyoming Valley Conference Football Coaches Association recently selected their all-star teams.
The Big School team consists of WVC Class 4A and 3A teams. The Small School squad is made up of Class 2A and A teams.
The Times Leader will release its All-WVC team in the near future. The team will consist of players from the entire WVC.
Dallas quarterback Ryan Zapoticky was selected the Big School Player of the Year. Wyoming Valley West quarterback Mike Baur was picked as the Big School Offensive MVP. Wyoming Valley West defensive lineman Tony Le was chosen the Big School Defensive MVP.
Wyoming Area quarterback Nick O'Brien was chosen the Small School MVP. Northwest running back Tony Politz was picked as the Small School Offensive Player of the Year. GAR defensive lineman Shakir Soto was chosen as the Small School Defensive Player of the Year.
Wyoming Valley West's Pat Keating was named the Big School Coach of the Year after leading the Spartans to a 9-3 record and the Eastern Conference Class 4A championship. Wyoming Area's Randy Spencer was selected the Small School Coach of the Year. His team won the WVC Division 2A-A and District 2 Class 2A championships and finished 10-3.
Here are the all-stars for both teams.
Quarterbacks: C.J. Curry, Berwick, Jr.; Mike Baur, Wyoming Valley West, Jr.; Ryan Zapoticky, Dallas, Sr.
Running Backs: Matt Cashman, Berwick, Sr.; Zac Evans, Coughlin, Sr.; Derrick Simms, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.
Receivers: Josh Colley, Tunkhannock, Sr.; Kota Kishel, Crestwood, Sr.; Jake Pecorelli, Berwick, Sr.; Joe Starinsky, Pittston Area, Sr.
Tight End: Anthony Khalife, Coughlin, Jr.
Offensive Utility: Jeff Steeber, Berwick, Sr.
Offensive Line: Brad Emerick, Coughlin, Sr.; A.J. Gasser, Hazleton Area, Jr.; Dean Gregory, Crestwood, Sr.; Kyle Stearly, Berwick, Jr.; Buddy Shutlock, Dallas, Sr.
Long Snapper: Logan Bullock, Dallas, Sr.
Kicker: Ryan Kozloski, Dallas, Sr.
Kick Returner: Devin Miller, Williamsport, Sr.
Defensive Line: Trey Cowman, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.; Ray Grasley, Berwick, Jr.; Tony Le, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.; Ryan Monk, Dallas, So.; Mike Narvid, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.; Jason Simonovich, Dallas, Sr.
Linebackers: Sam Falcone, Pittston Area, Sr.; Brett Good, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.; Travis Potter, Berwick, Sr.; Kris Roccograndi, Dallas, Sr.
Defensive Backs: Hunter Bednarczyk, Coughlin, Sr.; Zack Macosky, Dallas, Sr.; Max Thomas, Berwick, Jr.; Lucky Williams, Wyoming Valley West, Sr.
Defensive Utility: Henderson Concepcion, Hazleton Area, Sr.
Punter: Austin Robinson, Williamsport, Sr.
Quarterbacks: Corey Moore, GAR, Sr.; Nick O'Brien, Wyoming Area, Sr.
Running Backs: Parrish Bennett, Meyers, Sr.; Dustin Jones, Lake-Lehman, Jr.
Receivers: Lucas Benton, GAR, Sr.; Matt DeMarco, Meyers, Jr.; Eric Kerr, Holy Redeemer, Jr.
Tight End: Chuckie Schmoll, Hanover Area, Sr.
Offensive Linemen: Pete Borum, Lake-Lehman, Jr.; Joe Erzar, Wyoming Area, Sr.; Zac Faust, GAR, So.; Wyatt Reese, Northwest, Sr.; Christian Skrepenak, GAR, Sr.; Carl Zielinski, Wyoming Area, Sr.
Offensive Utility: Jimmy Strickland, Holy Redeemer, Jr.
Kicker: Luke Height, GAR, Sr.
Kick Returner: Pat Hempel, Nanticoke, Jr.
Defensive Line: Alex Barrets, Northwest, Sr.; Rudy Goodwin, Meyers, Sr.; Tyler Margalski, Holy Redeemer, Sr.; Trent Grove, Wyoming Area, Sr.; Dillon Ropietski, Hanover Area, Sr.
Linebackers: Jacob Brominski, Meyers, Jr.; Brady Butler, Lake-Lehman, Jr.; Rich Sickler, GAR, Jr.; Jeff Skursky, Wyoming Area, So.; Korey Welkey, GAR, Jr.
Defensive Backs: Bill Hillman, Lake-Lehman, Sr.; Cody Schmitz, Wyoming Area, Sr.; Elido Veras, Hanover Area, So.; Jordan Zezza, Wyoming Area, Sr.
Defensive Utility: Zak LaNunziata, Wyoming Area, Sr.
Defensive Specialist: Joe Taylor, Wyoming Area, Sr.
Berwick: Brandon Dalberto, Andrew Force, Andrew Groome, Zach Ladonis, Will Masteller, Will Updegrove.
Coughlin: Paul Cole, Corey Keen, Jordan Phillips, Pat Pilch, Tim Pilch, Aaron Tohme.
Crestwood: Frank Aigeldinger, Brandon Cole, Teddy Grozio, Mike Legg, Bernie Popson, Jay Popson, Tyler Robinson, Brandon Ruckle.
Dallas: Logan Brace, Bill Gately, Darik Johnson, John Murray.
Hazleton Area: Chris Dispirito, Brett Finkelstein, Nick George, Zach Kehler, Joe Komar, Jeff Ochs, Joseph Oliver.
Pittston Area: R.J. Haas, Mike Hughes, Hassan Maxwell, Mike Schwab, Steve Starinsky.
Tunkhannock: Brian Beauchemin, Tyler Brown, Ryan Cywinski, Josh Kosak, Dakota Kresge, Stefan Lawson, Andrew Muckin, Josh Robinson,
Williamsport: Sadiq Burkholder, Billy Kennedy, Terrell Pittinger.
Wyoming Valley West: Alex Barillia, Josh Brady, Nate Gurtis, Ian Labar, Josh Ortiz, Alan Sakosky, Troy Yashinski.
GAR: Rashaun Jackson, Rashaun Mathis, Jamaar Taylor, Saul Wilkins.
Hanover Area: Brian Belcher, Brandon Holmgren, Mike Kremenic, Stephen Morgan, Tim Saltz.
Holy Redeemer: Chad Fahey, Matt Kotulak, Justin Renfer, Vince Villani.
Lake-Lehman: Brian Derhammer, Tom Donovan, Josh Sayre, John Van Scoy, Josh Winters.
Meyers: T.J. Cistrunk, Zahir Dunell, Kyle Krepich, Teaguen Labatch, Nate Mahalak, Carlo Telesco.
Nanticoke: Mike Colatosti, Dylan Eichorn, Kyle Gavrish, Cairee Walker, Maurice Wood.
Northwest: Tyler Harrison, Taylor Kishbaugh, Jake Kramer, Nick Long, John Maul, Matt Mitchell.
Wyoming Area: Farrad Condry, Kyle Davis, Matt Dimick, Alex Gercak, A.J. Lenkaitis, Mike Lumley, Marty Michaels, Dylan Pegg, Tyler Resciniti.