Offense — C.J. Rice — Had 11 Carries, 152 yards, 2 rushing TD and 2 catches for 35 yards, 1 receiving TD.
Defense — R.J. Nelson and Isaiah Ngraingas — Nelson had 10 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 tackles for loss; Ngraingas had 11 tackles at corner, many at or near the line of scrimmage.
Special teams — R.J. Nelson — Recovered an onside kick and a big-hit tackle on a kickoff.
Offense — Anthonie Magda — Had 2 TD and proved to be a threat as a running back and wide receiver.
Defense — Anthony Barger — One of the leaders in tackles and played fundamentally sound.
Special teams — Riis Smith — had some great returns and also had a 50-yard punt.
Offense — Aaron Rossi — 213 yards and 3 TD rushing.
Defense — Matt Koslowski, Jason Sweat and Jason Huelskamp.
Special teams — Punter Brandon Pakkala averaged 38 yards per boot.
Offense — Jake Vormelker — QB was 9-12 passing for 110 yards and rushed 19 times for 106 yards and 2 TD.
Defense — Glenn Zaller — 9 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss.
Special teams — Luke Baldwin.
Offense — Ryan Zindash — Had 14 rushes for 54 yards.
Defense — Lucas Hitchcock — Had 10 tackles, including 5 solos, 10 assists and 5 tackles for loss.
Special teams — Chris Wittenmyer — Had a blocked punt.
Offense — Tyler Loftus.
Defense — Nick Meloa and Tyree Meeks.
Special teams — Jake Cimorelli.
Offense — Connor Nikses.
Defense — Ricky Simcic.
Special teams — Nick Law.
Offense — Ryan Kahoun.
Defense — Kyle Kremiller.
Special teams — Nick Lauria.
Offense — The line — Hunter Rhoades, Shawn Shreves, Jacob Sheets, Ryan Wilkerson and Justin Swinger led the way to 301 yards on the ground.
Defense — Nick Such had 12 tackles.
Special teams — Chris Brazil.
Offense — Nick Fitzgerald — The quarterback came in as a sophomore when Maxx Brubaker went down and showed great poise.
Defense — Doug Jeddy and John Suba — Jeddy, a linebacker, had 12 tackles, three for loss; Suba, a defensive lineman, had 11 tackles, two for loss.
Special teams — Nick Schoval — Punt returner had five returns for a 22.6-yard average.
(Players selected by the coaches)
— Don McCormack
Chase-ing a dream
For Jefferson athlete David Chase, there were plenty of possibilities for where to go to college or what sport to play.
A Don McCormack column: Way to go, all for our friend, Joe!
Paying an end-of-a-busy-and-eventful week visit to the variety store...
No average Joe
You can bet, Joe “Pigskin” Pete, one of the best guys this guy has ever had the pleasure calling a friend, will be wearing his trademark grin as he looks down tonight.
Girls from regional squads headline Classic opener
Following on the heels of the celebrations in Geneva and Andover with the Geneva and Pymatuning Valley girls basketball teams playing in the Division II and III regional tournaments, respectively, there is one final party left on the calendar.
Plenty of star power will be on top for boys in Classic
With basketball season officially ending last weekend for teams in the Star Beacon coverage area, it’s time to look forward to the fun of the offseason.
FRIDAY, MARCH 7
Joe “Pigskin” Pete Alumni Basketball Tournament (4:30, Falcon Gym, Falcon Junior High Gym, Falcon Elementary Gym, Jefferson)
A gallant run
With Beachwood’s attention certain to be focused on Geena Gabriel, Pymatuning Valley coach Jeff Compan’s plan Wednesday night was to utilize the pick-and-roll. The Beachwood Bison were able to thwart it, and eventually frustration set in, as did the only loss of the year for the Lakers.
A Bob Ettinger column: Offensive issues do in Lakers
From beginning to end, the Pymatuning Valley girls basketball team had an experience it hadn’t had all season and spelled the end of the season in a regional semifinal at Cuyahoga Falls High School on Wednesday night.
A Don McCormack column: Classics are set for Tuesday
With all the excitement this week with the Geneva and Pymatuning Valley girls involved in regional tournament play, it would be easy for what has become a rite of passage in this area for more than three decades to get lost in the shuffle.
Pymatuning Valley 29
at Cuyahoga Falls
THURSDAY, MARCH 6
No events scheduled
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