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DISTRICT 11 NOTES (Week 7):

Written by: on Saturday, October 16th, 2021. Follow Duke Helm on Twitter.

 

RUNNINGBACKS: 

Sophomore qb Matt Machalik of Palmerton scored 5 td’s in their win over Pine Grove to take over the District lead with 19 total td’s.  Deante’ Crawford of Freedom scored 3 times vs Whitehall and moved into 2nd spot with his 16 td’s this season.  Justin Holmes of Northwestern, Kael Godshalk of Bangor and Jaded Bowens of PM West follow Crawford with 15, 14 and 13 td’s scored respectively.  Bowens had his 2nd 200 yard rushing game this season when he rushed for 208 yards and 5 td’s in the first half vs Allen.  In the same game Allen’s Clarence Watkins rushed for 273 yards and 3 td’s.  He also scored three 2-point conversions as he scored all 24 points for Allen.  Watkins was 9 yards short of the school record.  Gavani Hall rushed for a school record 282 yards vs Pleasant Valley in 2019.  Josh Chowansky of North Schuylkill leads the District in rushing with 1,241 yards.  Chowansky needs 20 yards rushing to break Jaden Leiby’s career school record 2,993 yards that he rushed for from 2016-19.  Sophomore Alex Achenbach of Williams Valley is also over 1,000 yards and has 1,103 yards.   Eric Striba of Bangor rushed for 226 yards and 3 td’s in their win over Lehighton.

QUARTERBACKS:

John Adams of Minersville threw for 384 yards and 5 td’s in their win over Catasauqua.  The 5 td’s ties the school record that Scott Schwalm set in 2019.  Schwalm threw 5 td’s against both Shenandoah Valley and Schuylkill Valley.  Adams has thrown for 1,676 yards and 18 td passes on the season.  Collin Quintano of Notre Dame leads the District with his 1,773 yards passing and 21 td passes.  Jake Hall of North Schuylkill is 3rd with 1,496 yards and is tied with Adams for 2nd with 18 td passes.  Owen Kosar of Shenandoah Valley, Tamlim Ferguson of Central Catholic and Tommy Macon of Liberty all went over 1,000 passing for the season.  Kosar had a big game throwing for 268 yards vs Panther Valley.  Bobby McClosky of ES South threw for 250 yards and 3 td’s in their loss to Parkland and Cole Dorshimer had a career high 228 yards passing vs Salisbury.

 

RECEIVERS:

Joey Vevasis of Shenandoah Valley set 2 school records vs Panther Valley last week.  Vevasis caught 15 passes for 212 yards, breaking the records held by Jason Najunas and Nick Merva.  Najunas caught 13 passes against Minersville in 2016 and Merva caught 10 passes for a school record 202 yards vs Williams Valley in 2012.  Vevasis leads the District with 44 receptions.  Vevasis also went over 1,000 yards for his career (1,099 yards).  Zack Gillen of Wilson caught 9 passes for 102 yards against Pottsville to set a school record for career receptions.  Gillen now has 130 career catches breaking the old record of 129 that Adam Thomas caught from 2004-06.  Trevor Amorim of Northern Lehigh has 74 career receptions going for 1,408 yards and 15 td grabs.  He needs 36 yards to break the 53 year old career record of 1,443 yards set by Duke Lilly from 1966-68.  Jared Graeff of Minersville already owns the career reception record (112) and needs 155 yards to break Gabe Davis’s career reception yardage record (1,613 yards).  Graeff is currently tied with Davis for career td receptions with 16 each.  Teammate Jason Cullen caught 5 passes for 189 yards and 3 td’s vs Catasauqua last week.  North Schuylkill’s sophomore Joey Flail is 2nd in the District with 40 receptions and leads the District with his 718 receiving yards and 9 td grabs.  Flail had his 3rd game with 140 or more yards receiving last week vs Notre Dame.  Another sophomore Damian Tyminski of Pen Argyl caught 8 passes for 175 yards and 2 td’s in their 2 point loss to Salisbury.  Tyler Csencsits of Saucon Valley needs 21 yards receiving to break Nate Harka’s record.  Harka had 1,302 career receiving yards from 2013-15.  Jose Almonte of ES South caught 2 long td’s from Bobby McClosky and finished with 147 receiving yards vs Parkland.

2021 single-game highs: ( ) is the week the player accomplished the stat

Single Game Touchdowns (4)

6 (1) Marcus Williams (Easton)

6 (2) Hunter Crum (Lehighton)

5 (7), 4 (1), 4 (6) Matt Machalik (Palmerton)

5 (7), 4 (4) Jaden Bowens (Pocono Mountain West)

4 (1) Tylik Jarvis (Emmaus)

4 (1), 4 (5) Deante’ Crawford (Freedom)

4 (2) Andre Reames (Stroudsburg)

4 (3) Justin Holmes (Northwestern)

4 (3) Ron Blake (East Stroudsburg South)

4 (4) Kael Godshalk (Bangor)

4 (4) Josh Chowansky (North Schuylkill)

4 (4) Travontai Davis (Pottsville)

4 (6) Alex Achenbach (Williams Valley)

4 (7) Amari Dunn (Pottsville)

Single Game Rushing Yardage (200)

328 (6), 241 (2) Alex Achenbach (Williams Valley)   *School Record*

273 (7) Clarence Watkins (Allen)

268 (3), 254 (1), 231 (6) Josh Chowansky (North Schuylkill)

227 (6) Matt Machalik (Palmerton)

226 (7) Eric Striba (Bangor)

224 (2), 205 (6) Justin Holmes (Northwestern)

215 (3), 200 (2) Andre Reames (Stroudsburg)

212 (5) Robert Papaleo (Pleasant Valley)

208 (5) Travontai Davis (Pottsville)

208 (7), 207 (4) Jaden Bowens (Pocono Mountain West)

Single Game Passing Yardage (200)

501 (5), 385 (2), 304 (1), 236 (3), 202 (4) Collin Quintano (Notre Dame) *District Record*

399 (4), 384 (7), 288 (2), 246 (3) John Adams (Minersville)

383 (3), 202 (4) Sonny Sasso (Nazareth)

365 (5), 312 (4), 219 (3), 200 (6) Jake Hall (North Schuylkill)  *School Record*

349 (4) Issac Whiteash (Williams Valley)  *School Record*

298 (5), 293 (2), 209 (1) Cayden Stem (Wilson)

284 (6) Josiah Williams (Emmaus)

281 (1), 232 (5) Tommy Mason (Liberty)

281 (4) Jazce Carabello-Snowell (Pottsville)

269 (5) Dylan Smoyer (Northern Lehigh)

268 (7), 258 (5), 227 (1), 229 (6) Owen Kosar (Shenandoah Valley)

258 (5), 230 (4), 219 (3) Tamlin Ferguson (Central Catholic)

250 (7) Bobby McClosky (ES South)

245 (5), 231 (3), 224 (4) Jared Richardson (Bethlehem Catholic)

239 (6), 233 (2), 201 (5) Jovan Rodriguez (Dieruff)

230 (2) Brady O’Donnell (Lehighton)

228 (7) Cole Dorshimer (Pen Argyl)

219 (3) Jonas McGrath (Tri-Valley)

219 (5) Justin Holmes (Northwestern)

212 (5) Luke Spang (Parkland)

200 (5) Dante Mahaffey (Saucon Valley)

Single Game TD Passes (4)

6 (5), 5 (2), 4 (1), 4 (3) Collin Quintano (Notre Dame)

6 (5) Jake Hall (North Schuylkill)

5 (4), 5 (7) John Adams (Minersville)

4 (1), 4 (2) Cayden Stem (Wilson)

4 (3) Sonny Sasso (Nazareth)

4 (5) Owen Kosar (Shenandoah Valley)

Single Game Receptions (10)

15 (7), 10 (1) Joey Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley)  *School Record*

13 (3) Nolan Lobb (Nazareth)

12 (5) Karim Brice (Liberty)

11 (5) Joey Flail (North Schuylkill)

11 (6) Eric Wert (Bethlehem Catholic)  *School Record*

10 (2) Jared Graeff (Minersville)

Single Game Reception Yardage (140)

264 (3) Nolan Lobb (Nazareth)  *School Record*

212 (7), 141 (6) Joey Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley)  *School Record*

196 (5) Tarif Muhammad (Notre Dame)

189 (4) Amari Dunn (Pottsville)

189 (7) Jason Cullen (Minersville)

175 (7), 156 (1) Damian Tyminski (Pen Argyl)

170 (4) Hunter Wolfgang (Williams Valley)

168 (4), 153 (6), 142 (7) Joey Flail (North Schuylkill)

162 (4) Brock Polinsky (Minersville)

158 (1), 152 (5) Karim Brice (Liberty)

155 (2) Tarif Muhammad (Notre Dame)

154 (5) Zack Gillen (Wilson)

149 (5) Christopher Sell (Dieruff)

149 (5) Brady Evans (Williams Valley)

147 (5) Tyler Csencsits (Saucon Valley)

147 (7) Jose Almonte (ES South)

142 (5) Nick Ryan (Shenandoah Valley)

140 (2) Damon Simpson (Wilson)

 

Single Game Reception TD’s (3)

4 (3) Nolan Lobb (Nazareth)  *Ties School Record*

3 (4) Amari Dunn (Pottsville)

3 (6) Joey Flail (North Schuylkill)

3 (7) Jason Cullen (Minersville)

Field Goals (40 yards)

44 (1) Nick Garrido (Notre Dame)

42 (7), 41 (4), 40 (4) Gryffin Mitstifer) Parkland

40 (2) Vincent Santostefano (Northampton)

40 (?) Nick Radoi (Stroudsburg)

District 11 Season Leaders

Rushing (750)

1241 Josh Chowansky (North Schuylkill) sr

1103 Alex Achenbach (Williams Valley) soph

830 Justin Holmes (Northwestern) sr

802 Andre Reames (Stroudsburg) jr

796 Travontai Davis (Pottsville) sr

786 Matt Machalik (Palmerton) soph

772 Deante’ Crawford (Freedom) sr

750 Jaden Bowens (PM West) sr

Touchdowns (13)

19 Matt Machalik (Palmerton) soph

16 Deante’ Crawford (Freedom) sr

15 Justin Holmes (Northwestern) sr

14 Kael Godshalk (Bangor) sr

13 Jaden Bowens (PM West) sr

Passing Yards (1000)

1773 Collin Quintano (Notre Dame) sr

1676 John Adams (Minersville) sr

1496 Jake Hall (North Schuylkill) sr

1286 Sonny Sasso (Nazareth) jr

1272 Cayden Stem (Wilson) sr

1124 Owen Kosar (Shenandoah Valley) sr

1103 Dylan Smoyer (Northern Lehigh) sr

1054 Jared Richardson (Bethlehem Catholic) sr

1048 Tamlin Ferguson (Central Catholic) jr

1003 Tommy Mason (Liberty) jr

Touchdown Passes (13)

21 Collin Quintano (Notre Dame) jr

18 Jake Hall (North Schuylkill) sr

18 John Adams (Minersville) sr

17 Cayden Stem (Wilson) sr

13 Dylan Smoyer (Northern Lehigh) sr

Receptions (32)

44 Joey Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley) sr

41 Jared Graeff (Minersville) sr

40 Joey Flail (North Schuylkill) soph

34 Griffin Patridge (Central Catholic) jr

34 Nadir Sanders (Notre Dame) sr

32 Eric Wert (Bethlehem Catholic) jr

32 Kyle McGrath (Palisades) sr

32 Tarif Muhammad (Notre Dame) sr

32 Tyler Csencsits (Saucon Valley) sr

Reception Yardage (500)

718 Joey Frail (North Schuylkill) soph

669 Tarif Muhammad (Notre Dame) sr

625 Joey Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley) sr

585 Damian Tyminski (Pen Argyl) soph

580 Trevor Amorim (Northern Lehigh) sr

565 Tyler Csencsits (Saucon Valley) sr

539 Jared Graeff (Minersville) sr

Reception Touchdowns (7)

9 Joey Flail (North Schuylkill) soph

8 Tarif Muhammad (Notre Dame) sr

7 Cade Christopher (Northwestern) jr

7 Jared Graeff (Minersville) sr

7 Joey Vevasis (Shenandoah Valley) sr

7 Brady Evans (Williams Valley) jr

7 Damian Tyminski (Pen Argyl) soph

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