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District 11 Top returning players 2018 Week 12

Written by: on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. Follow EasternPAFootball.com Staff on Twitter.

 

DISTRICT 11 NOTES (week 12):   

by Duke Helm

RUNNINGBACKS: 

District-leading rusher Ian Csicsek of Saucon Valley rushed for 260 yards and 5 td’s in their win over Northwestern.  Csicsek has rushed for 2,724 yards and scored 39 td’s this season.  Both are the 2nd highest at Saucon.   Evan Culver holds the records when he rushed for 2,934 yards and scored 48 td’s in 2015.  Csicsek also went over 3,000 yards for his career and is currently at 3,095 yards.  North Schuylkill qb Jaden Leiby rushed for 144 yards in their win over Notre Dame and now has 1,688 yards rushing on the season.  That is a new school record as he broke John Rupinski’s record of 1,649 yards that he set in 2014.  Teammate Mitch Wagner rushed for 121 yards and went over 2,000 yards for his career (2,072 yards).  Ryan Clark of ES South who was injured in the 1st half 2 weeks ago tried to play vs Wallenpaupack but couldn’t continue after his 1st attempt that went for 2 yards.  He finishes the season rushing for 1,913 yards and scoring 30 td’s.  The only Cavaliers to better those totals were James Mungro (twice) and Niko Petrone.  Clark’s career totals have him with 3,043 yards rushing and 44 total td’s scored.  Lubens Myers of Emmaus went over 1,000 yards rushing on the season in their win over Easton and now has 1,057 yards.  Harold Reynolds of Easton also went over 1,000 yards in the game and now has 1,007 yards.  Bethlehem Catholic will enter the Saucon Valley game with 2-1,000 yard rushers.  Tavion Banks has rushed for 1,271 yards and scored 25 td’s while Zaheer Seabrooks has rushed for 1,199 yards and 13 td’s.  Both backs are also over 2,000 yards for their careers.  Sophomore Nick Henry of Northwestern finishes the season rushing for 1,048 yards and scoring 12 td’s.  Nick Savage of Williams Valley rushed for 179 yards vs Tri-Valley and ended his career with exactly 2,000 yards rushing.  Teammate, junior Brady Miller rushed for 1,234 yards and 13 td’s this season.

 

QUARTERBACKS:

Cole DeFranco of Notre Dame finishes the season with school records of 3,441 passing yards and 43 td passes.  DeFranco had thrown for 200 yards or more in 19 consecutive games before their loss to North Schuylkill last week.  He attempted 320 passes this year and threw only 3 interceptions.  Last year he attempted 344 passes and threw only 4 interceptions.  For his career, he threw for 9,904 yards and 99 td passes.  Deven Bollinger of Northwestern threw for 221 yards and 2 td passes vs Saucon Valley.  He finished the season with a school record 1,998 yards and 30 td’s.  Bollinger held the old record when he threw for 1,872 yards as a freshman.  He also went over 5,000 yards passing for his career and will enter his senior season with career school records of 5,155 yards passing and 61 td passes.  Ethan Parvel of Emmaus needs 87 yards passing to reach 4,000 yards for his career.  Parvel is now the school’s record holder for career td passes with 24.  Jared Jenkins of Freedom went over 2,000 yards passing on the season in their win over Parkland.  He’s thrown for 2,018 yards and 27 td passes this year and 4,744 yards and 44 td passes in his career.  Levi Engle of Williams Valley finished his career throwing for 4,140 yards and a school record 53 td passes.  Engle was hurt in week 9 and didn’t return to play in the playoffs.   Aiden Stanton of Pottsville filling in for Damon Yost threw for 220 and 2 td’s vs Bethlehem Catholic.  Stanton went over 1,000 yards on the season and ended with 1,052 yards.  He threw 15 td’s.  Yost who was hurt several times this year ended up throwing for 982 yards and 14 td passes.  Tack on the 2 td passes that Mason Barnes threw and the Tide had 31 td passes on the season.   Nathan Nimeh of Easton will enter the P’Burg game with 1,763 yards passes and 20 td passes.

 

RECEIVERS:

Deonte Castro of Emmaus caught a 37 yard pass to up his season total to 43 catches for 713 yards and 10 td’s.  Castro is the 7th Green Hornet to go over 700 yards receiving in a season.  Matt Salvaterra holds the school record with 890 yards that he had in 1998.  Salvaterra also had 889 in 1997.  The other 4 players are Dave Treat, Keith Cooke, Kevin White, and Tyler Hersch.  David Sanders of Notre Dame finishes his senior season catching 65 passes for 1,341 yards and 16 td’s.  The yardage and td’s are school records.  Teammate Isaiah Dejesus caught 68 passes for 980 yards and 9 td’s this season.  He holds career school records for catches (137), reception yardage (1,950) and td catches (20).  He missed cracking the District 11 career top 10 list for receptions by 1 catch.  Bob Frederick of Allen stays in 10th place on the list with his 138 career receptions that he had from 1971-73.  Sanders ended up with 1,500 career reception yards and a 3rd Crusader Ethan Aquino also had over 1,000 yards receiving for his career.  Aquino had 564 yards at Wilson in his fr/soph seasons and 587 yards at Notre Dame his last 2 years.  Justin Rodda of Northwestern caught a td pass last week to up his sophomore season total to 12.  District 11 players to have 10 or more td catches in their sophomore season.  Johan Dotson (Nazareth) 16, KJ Williams (Liberty) 12, Tim Massaquoi (Parkland) 12, Justin Rodda (Northwestern) 12, Kowan Scott (Wilson) 10 and Jake Wolfgang (Williams Valley) 10.   Mason Barnes of Pottsville ended his junior year catching 39 passes for 710 yards and 10 td’s.  Teammate senior Jacob Roos caught 3 passes for 135 yards and 2 td’s last week enableling him to make the chart in his last game of this career.  Roos caught 21 passes for 548 yards and 8 td’s this year after missing his junior season.  Christian Sapp of ES South tied a school record vs Wallenpaupack when he caught 11 passes.  He tied Dan Cason who also caught 11 passes vs Scranton in 2009.   Sapp finished the season with 47 catches for 800 yards and 9 td grabs.  All three totals are sophomore school records.  Rontay Dunbar of Freedom is the 6th Patriot to reach 40 receptions in a season.  His 41 catches tie him for 5th place with Matt Kacandra who had 41 catches in 1996.  Dunbar caught 3 passes for 117 yards and 2 td’s vs Parkland.  His yardage moves him ahead of 4 former Patriots on the single-season reception yardage list at Freedom.  He now has 756 yards moving him ahead of Collin Freitas (680), Alex Huertas (706), Matt Kacandra (727), and Trent Clark (732) and into 4th place.  Huertas holds the record with the 943 yards he had last year.  He’s followed by Clark’s 855 yards and Justus Grube’s 761 yards.   Michael Dunlap of Easton caught 5 passes for 148 yards last week and now has 35 catches for 769 yards and 8 td grabs this season.

 

KICKERS:

Enzo Martellucci of Easton kicked 3 field goals with a long of 36 yards last week vs Emmaus.  He’s kicked 6 field goals this year and is 37 of 38 on extra points.

 

DISTRICT 11 HISTORY:

 

 

2018 single game highs: ( ) is the week the player accomplished the stat (yellow highlighter = last week)

 

Single Game Touchdowns (4)

6 (2), 4 (3), 4 (8) Ryan Clark (ES South)  *Ties School Record*

6 (9) Gabe Kuehn (Minersville)  *School Record*

5 (2) Trey Gretzinger (Palisades)  *School Record*

5 (2), 4 (5), 5 (8), 4 (10) Kobe Brish (Schuylkill Haven)

5 (4), 5 (7), 5 (8) Kaleb Monaco (PM West)

5 (5) Jarrin Geisinger (Jim Thorpe)

5 (7) Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

5 (8), 5 (11) Nate Boyle (Tamaqua)

5 (11) Dominic Nelson (Parkland)

5 (9), 5 (12), 4 (2), 4 (4), 4 (10) Ian Csicsek (Saucon Valley)  *Ties School Record*

4 (1) David Sanders (Notre Dame)

4 (2) CJ Selby (Jim Thorpe)

4 (5) Dimitri Rojas (Stroudsburg)

4 (5) Jaden Leiby (North Schuylkill)

4 (5) Andrew Sabo (Palmerton)

4 (6) Jacob Kamp (Salisbury)

4 (6), 4 (9), 4 (10) Tavion Banks (Bethlehem Catholic)

4 (7) Jordan Nelson (Palmerton)

4 (7) Ike Lucas (Tri-Valley)

4 (8) Tyler Elsdon (North Schuylkill)

4 (10) Tyrese Brandon (Northampton)

4 (10) Justin Paul (Northern Lehigh)

4 (11) Harold Reynolds (Easton)

4 (11) Ethan Brader (Palisades)

 

Single Game Rushing Yardage (200)

397 (7), 241 (8), 241 (9), 239 (4) Kaleb Monaco (PM West)  *School Record*

342 (9), 295 (7), 289 (4), 288 (6), 260 (12), 257 (10), 217 (11), 210 (3) Ian Csicsek (Saucon Valley)  *School Record*

343 (10), 328 (2), 268 (8), 259 (5), 250 (11), 240 (7) Kobe Brish (Schuylkill Haven)

328 (6), 263 (9) Nasai Moon (Pleasant Valley)  *School Record*

326 (3), 263 (1), 218 (10), 202 (9) Ryan Clark (ES South)

299 (10) Shavar Hussett (Whitehall)

284 (5), 215 (6) Dimitri Rojas (Stroudsburg)

261 (1), 256 (7) Trey Gretzinger (Palisades)

260 (9), 231 (10) Gabe Kuehn (Minersville)  *Ties School Record*

259 (5), 212 (1) Jaden Leiby (North Schuylkill)

257 (3), 232 (1) Logan Bachman (Central Catholic)

248 (2), 246 (9), 243 (11) Ethan Brader (Palisades)

236 (5), 221 (1) CJ Selby (Jim Thorpe)

227 (7) Matt Doherty (Marian Catholic)

226 (9) Tavion Banks (Bethlehem Catholic)

220 (1) Zach Chowansky (North Schuylkill)

209 (3) Ben Kramer (Blue Mountain)

207 (11) Nate Boyle (Tamaqua)

205 (9) Ryan Scheffler (Pottsville Nativity)

205 (11) Sone Ntoh (Emmaus)

 

Single Game Passing Yardage (200)

382 (8), 335 (5), 289 (6), 256 (4), 250 (10), 249 (7), 216 (11), 201 (1) Anthony Harris (Nazareth)

380 (2), 269 (4) Chris Whiteman (Lehighton)  *School Record*

361 (1), 361 (9), 349 (11), 339 (6), 337 (2), 316 (10), 298 (5), 297 (7), 256 (4), 236 (8), 232 (3) Cole DeFranco (Notre Dame)

330 (5), 269 (3), 234 (4), 223 (2), 219 (11) Dylan Rinker (PM East)  *School Record*

311 (7), 283 (10), 246 (5), 206 (6) Logan Edmond (Southern Lehigh)

308 (9), 225 (5) Ejau Collazo (Dieruff)

272 (5), 218 (9) Damon Yost (Pottsville)

270 (8), 217 (9) Ethan Parvel (Emmaus)

268 (6), 251 (9), 243 (7), 221 (12), 217 (11) Deven Bollinger (Northwestern)

256 (5) Zamar Brake (Bethlehem Catholic)

256 (5) Nate Nimeh (Easton)

252 (2), 228 (9) Jared Jenkins (Freedom)

250 (2) Ethan Reis (Panther Valley)

243 (10), 236 (7) Jordan Nelson (Palmerton)

233 (4), 221 (9), 208 (1) Dalton Leedy (Tri-Valley)

225 (4) Anthony Nanoah (Whitehall)

223 (3) Bo Meyers (Bangor)

221 (5) Brayden Knoblauch (Tamaqua)

221 (7) Scott Schwalm (Minersville)

220 (12), 209 (3), 208 (10) Aiden Stanton (Pottsville)

210 (8) Dante Mahaffey (Saucon Valley)

 

Single Game TD Passes (4)

6 (8) Dylan Rinker (PM East)   *School Record*

6 (9), 5 (1), 5 (7), 5 (10), 4 (6), 4 (8) Cole DeFranco (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

5 (1) Jared Jenkins (Freedom)  *School Record*

5 (6), 5 (8), 4 (10), 4 (11) Deven Bollinger (Northwestern)  *School Record*

5 (5), 4 (9) Damon Yost (Pottsville)

5 (5), 4 (7) Logan Edmond (Southern Lehigh)

4 (3) Levi Engle (Williams Valley)

4 (3) Aiden Stanton (Pottsville)

4 (3) Zamar Brake (Bethlehem Catholic)

4 (6) Ejau Collazo (Dieruff)

4 (9) Anthony Harris (Nazareth)

 

Single Game Receptions (10)

12 (8) Blake White (Panther Valley)  *Ties School Record*

14 (10), 12 (8) Tommy Manos (Nazareth)

11 (5), 10 (10) Nate Stefanik (Nazareth)

11 (12) Christian Sapp (ES South)  *Ties School Record*

10 (2) David Sanders (Notre Dame)  *Ties School Record*

10 (5) Darius Robinson (PM East)  *School  Record*

10 (7) Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

10 (7) Tommy Manos (Nazareth)

 

Single Game Reception Yardage (140)

240 (8) Tommy Manos (Nazareth)  *School Record*

216 (7), 168 (5) Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

210 (6), 192 (2), 191 (1), 151 (9) David Sanders (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

179 (2) Blake White (Panther Valley)

177 (4), 164 (9) Joe Herman (Whitehall)

173 (5) Nate Stefanik (Nazareth)

170 (9), 150 (5), 141 (4) Jessiah Woods (Dieruff)

155 (4) Nick Lucian (Bethlehem Catholic)

152 (4), 141 (2) Zack Crum (Lehighton)

151 (1) Christian Sapp (ES South)

148 (8) Ryan Holub (Saucon Valley)

148 (12) Mchael Dunlap (Easton)

147 (8) Deonte Castro (Emmaus)

146 (10) Louis Frye (ES North)  *School Record*

143 (10) Tyrese Brandon (Northampton)

 

Single Game Reception TD’s (3)

4 (1) David Sanders (Notre Dame)

4 (5), 4 (7) Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)  *School Record*

4 (9) Mason Barnes (Pottsville)  *School Record*

3 (3) Matt Stianche (Bethlehem Catholic)

3 (4) Joe Herman (Whitehall)

3 (6) Jessiah Woods (Dieruff)

3 (8) Justin Rodda (Northwestern)

3 (8) Trey Trevis (Southern Lehigh)

 

Field Goal Distance (40)

48 (4) Devin Bartholomew (Parkland)  *School Record*

46 (5) Rustin Seyle (Central Catholic)  *School Record*

45 (5) Matt Bugbee (Nazareth)

44 (9) Derek Lasher (Bangor)  *School Record*

43 (4) Devon Troxell (Catasauqua)

42 (1) Rustin Seyle (Central Catholic)

42 (8) Devin Bartholomew (Parkland)

41 (3) Rustin Seyle (Central Catholic)

41 (7) Matt Bugbee (Nazareth)

40 (8) Lucca Stroia (Marian Catholic)

 

 

District 11 Season Leaders (plus any player that set a school record)

 

Rushing (1000)

2724 Ian Csicsak (Saucon Valley)

2160 Kobe Brish (Schuylkill Haven)

1913 Ryan Clark (ES South)

1754 Kaleb Monaco (PM West)

1732 Ethan Brader (Palisades)  *School Record*

1687 Jaden Leiby (North Schuylkill)  *School Record*

1679 Trey Gretzinger (Palisades)

1371 Gabe Kuehn (Minersville)

1310 CJ Selby (Jim Thorpe)

1304 Nick Breiner (Tamaqua)

1271 Tavion Banks (Bethlehem Catholic)

1238 Logan Bachman (Central Catholic)

1234 Brady Miller (Williams Valley)

1199 Zaheer Seabrooks (Bethlehem Catholic)

1186 Dimitri Rojas (Stroudsburg)

1151 Nasir Legree (Liberty)

1123 Nasai Moon (Pleasant Valley)

1083 Ryan Schreffler (Nativity)

1057 Lubens Myers (Emmaus)

1007 Harold Reynolds (Easton)

 

Touchdowns (20)

39 Ian Csicsek (Saucon Valley)

30 Ryan Clark (ES South)

27 Nate Boyle (Tamaqua)  *School Record*

26 Kobe Brish (Schuylkill Haven)

25 Tavion Banks (Bethlehem Catholic)

25 Kaleb Monaco (PM West)

25 Trey Gretzinger (Palisades)  *School Record*

23 Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

23 Ethan Brader (Palisades)

20 Tyrese Brandon (Northampton)

 

Passing Yards (1000)

3441 Cole DeFranco (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

2704 Anthony Harris (Nazareth)

2018 Jared Jenkins (Freedom)

1998 Deven Bollinger (Northwestern)

1986 Dylan Rinker (PM East)  *School Record*

1890 Chris Whiteman (Lehighton)  *School Record*

1812 Logan Edmond (Southern Lehigh)

1763 Nathan Nimeh (Easton)

1655 Zamar Brake (Bethlehem Catholic)

1627 Ethan Parvel (Emmaus)

1549 Dalton Leedy (Tri-Valley)

1430 Brayden Knoblauch (Tamaqua)

1368 Brayden Mitchell (ES South)

1364 Ejau Collazo (Dieruff)

1261 Anthony Nanoah (Whitehall)

1234 Frank Rauscher (Central Catholic)

1206 Scott Schwalm (Minersville)

1160 Levi Engle (Williams Valley)

1127 Bo Meyers (Bangor)

1113 Lawson Bray (PM West)

1052 Aiden Stanton (Pottsville)

1028 Hunter Luckinbill (Blue Mountain)

 

Touchdown Passes (18)

43 Cole DeFranco (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

30 Deven Bollinger (Northwestern)  *School Record*

27 Anthony Harris (Nazareth)

27 Jared Jenkins (Freedom)  *School Record*

24 Ethan Parvel (Emmaus)  *School Record*

22 Logan Edmond (Southern Lehigh)

20 Nathan Nimeh (Easton)

18 Dylan Rinker (PM East)  *School Record*

18 Chris Whiteman (Lehighton)

18 Brayden Mitchell (ES South)

18 Hunter Luckinbill (Blue Mountain)

Receptions (40)

89 Tommy Manos (Nazareth)  *School Record*

68 Isaiah Dejesus (Notre Dame)

66 Nate Stefanik (Nazareth)

65 David Sanders (Notre Dame)

59 Zack Crum (Lehighton)

49 Triston Hilliman (PM East)

48 Jessiah Woods (Dieruff)

46 Blake White (Panther Valley)

45 George Hlavac (Central Catholic)

44 Nate Boyle (Tamaqua)

43 Deonte Castro (Emmaus)

43 Justin Pasquale (Central Catholic)

43 Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

42 Allen Negrete (Whitehall)

41 Bryce Ellinger (Minersville)

 

Reception Yardage (600)

1341 David Sanders (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

1186 Tommy Manos (Nazareth)

980 Isaiah Dejesus (Notre Dame)

902 Zack Crum (Lehighton)

828 Nate Stefanik (Nazareth)

810 Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

800 Jessiah Woods (Dieruff)

800 Christian Sapp (ES South)

769 Michael Dunlap (Easton)

756 Rontay Dunbar (Freedom)

753 Justin Rodda (Northwestern)

713 Deonte Castro (Emmaus)

710 Mason Barnes (Pottsville)

686 Triston Hilliman (PM East)

672 Allen Negrete (Whitehall)

635 Nate Boyle (Tamaqua)

605 Jayden Cruz (Williams Valley)

 

Reception Touchdowns (10)

16 David Sanders (Notre Dame)  *School Record*

14 Dalton Musselman (Southern Lehigh)

12 Nate Stefanik (Nazareth)

12 Justin Rodda (Northwestern)

11 Jessiah Woods (Dieruff)  *School Record*

10 Deonte Castro (Emmaus)  *Ties School Record*

 

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