Saturday, May 21, 2022

Schuylkill League Dominates Colonial League in Inaugural All Star Football Game

The Schuylkill League All Star Football Team had no problems handling the Colonial League All Stars during their Inaugural Spring Game.

Organizers hope to make the game a yearly tradition.

The teams met Saturday at Schuylkill Haven's field with temperatures in the mid 90's.

The Schuylkill League team included players from Pottsville, North Schuylkill, Jim Thorpe, Tri-Valley, Pine Grove, Nativity BVM, Schuylkill Haven, Minersville, Blue Mountain, Williams Valley, and Lehighton.

The Colonial League Team included players from Catasauqua, Wilson, Northwestern Lehigh, Pen Argyl, Palmerton, Saucon Valley, Notre Dame Green Pond, Salisbury, Palisades, and Southern Lehigh.

The Schuylkill League start off the game receiving the ball and score on their opening drive.

The Colonial League would answer right back with a score of their own but miss the field goal.  This would be their only score for the game.

By halftime, the score would be 21-6 Schuylkill League.

The Schuylkill League defense would not let up and had multiple interceptions throughout the game.

After battling it out in the summer like heat all afternoon, the Schuylkill League came out on top 28-6.

The Defensive lineman of the game for the Colonial League was awarded to Josh Hoffert from Notre Dame of Green Pond.

The Defensive Lineman of the game for the Schuylkill League was awarded to Jackson Yoder from Williams Valley.

The MVP for the game for the Colonial League was awarded to Lucas Heydt from Palmerton.

The MVP for the game for the Schuylkill League was awarded to Jazce Carabello-Snowell from Pottsville.

When all was said and done, the Schuylkill League Players and Coaches held up their Coal filled trophy with hopes to win again next year.

The 2023 game is scheduled to take place at Palmerton.

Saturday's game was sponsored by the Famous Reading Outdoors, Titan Threadsz, Garland Communications, St. Luke's Health Network, Losch Services, DBR Industrial Sevices, and the Funding Zone.

Prior to Saturday's game, a Specialist/Kicking Contest was held.  North Schuylkill's Gavin Mentzer won with Reese Felty from Schuylkill Haven and Carson Steinruck taking second and third respectfully.

Team Rosters are Below

Schuylkill League

  • Travis Benson (Jim Thorpe)
  • Derryl Fisher (Jim Thorpe)
  • Jonas McGrath (Tri-Valley)
  • Brennan Stanton (Pine Grove)
  • Jason Cullen (Minersville)
  • Carl Brown (North Schuylkill)
  • Kevin Fitzpatrick (Schuylkill Haven)
  • Cody Miller (Nativity)
  • Julius Walborn (Nativity)
  • Aaron Crumrine (Pine Grove)
  • Jazce Carabello-Snowell (Pottsville)
  • Joe Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley)
  • Matt Stauffer (Jim Thorpe)
  • Jack Miller (Nativity)
  • Amari Dunn (Pottsville)
  • Levi Murray (Tri-Valley)
  • Jared Graeff (Minersville)
  • Jason Fermaintt (Pottsville)
  • Travontai Davis (Pottsville)
  • Caron Tinajero (Jim Thorpe)
  • Gavin Guers (Blue Mountain)
  • Brendan Zimmerman (Lehighton)
  • Jacob Wasserleben (Tamaqua)
  • Cameron Carlin (Tri-Valley)
  • Josh Jenan (Schuylkill Haven)
  • Jake Bobbin (Blue Mountain)
  • David Wiley (Jim Thorpe)
  • Liam Reiley (Nativity)
  • Carey Wahalec (North Schuylkill)
  • Ross Bobbin (Blue Mountain)
  • Jackson Yoder (Williams Valley)
  • Gauge Hartney (Lehighton)
  • Hunter Guzick (Pottsville)
  • Adam Scott (North Schuylkill)
  • Raeff Dicello (Pottsville)
  • Max George (Pottsville)
  • Bryan Bowen (Jim Thorpe)
  • Schuylkill League Coaches
    • Mike Farr (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Tom Gallagher (Blue Mountain)
    • Frank Gaffney (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Tyler Dean (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Evan Fink (Schuylkill Haven)
    • John Carestia (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Mike Tracey (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Adam Jamison (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Andrew Fink (Schuylkill Haven)
    • Jake Stoudt (Schuylkill Haven)

Colonial League

  • Elijah Soler (Catasauqua)
  • Damian Simpson (Wilson)
  • Jake Schierer (Catasauqua)
  • Drew Sabo (Northwestern Lehigh)
  • Zach Ruddy (Pen Argyl)
  • James Denicola (Palmerton)
  • Ty Csencsits (Saucon Valley)
  • Dante Mahaffey (Saucon Valley)
  • Nick Petrillo (Palisades)
  • James Durham (Southern Lehigh)
  • Zakai Hendricks (Wilson)
  • Harrison Dailey (Palmerton)
  • Cole Dorshimer (Pen Argyl)
  • Taylor Wikert (Northwestern Lehigh)
  • Damian Garcia (Saucon Valley)
  • Kyle McGrath (Palisades)
  • Ethan O'Neill (Notre Dame Green Pond)
  • Lucas Heydt (Palmerton)
  • Blaze Curry (Southern Lehigh)
  • Nate Carr (Palisades)
  • Anthony Silfani (Notre Dame Green Pond)
  • Ben Dunstan (Northwestern Lehigh)
  • Ben Krauss (Salisbury)
  • Josh Hoffert (Notre Dame Green Pond)
  • Alex Schafer (Southern Lehigh)
  • Cody Swinney (Saucon Valley)
  • Liam Riexenger (Palisades)
  • Anthony Cardona (Wilson)
  • Gabe Toth (Catasauqua)
  • Ryan Gretz (Southern Lehigh)
  • Michael Cordes (Saucon Valley)
  • Nick Garrido (Notre Dame Green Pond)
  • Dominic Dengler (Palmerton)
  • Colonial League Coaches
    • Phil Sams (Southern Lehigh)
    • Josh Snyder
    • Brad Trembler (Saucon Valley)
    • Brady Mutton (Pen Argyl)
    • Travis Brett (Catasauqua)
    • Ed Chromczak (Saucon Valley)
    • Craig Sutyak (Southern Lehigh)