Oct 232013

The following players earned Player of the Week honors from Week 7 action of CHSFL football:

Patrick Williams, DB, Holy Trinity – Patrick Williams had nine solo tackles in Holy Trinity’s victory over CHSFL opponent Monsignor Farrell. He ealso had six assists, four tackles for a loss and two sacks.

Odean Gilzene, DT, Jr. Mount St. Michael – Odean had quite a game in Mount St. Michael’s 36-7 win over Kellenberg. The junior defensive tackle returned an interception for 87 yards and had a sack and three solo tackles.

Sean Wade, TE/LB, Jr. Bishop Ford – Sean led the defense from his inside linebeacker position with eight tackles, two for losses.  He also scored on a 44-yard reception in the second quarter in the Falcons 52-8 win over Nazareth. He also opened huge holes for Ford’s run game from his TE position.

Stephan Smith, RB/DB, Jr. Iona Prep – In a 40-14 victory over rivals Archbishop Stepinac, Stephan Smith rushed for 159 yards on 26 carries and three touchdowns.  He was also given the Joe Riverso Memorial trophy for an outstanding game.


Oct 172013

The following players earned Player of the Week honors from Week 6 action of CSHFL football:

Bryan Sinclair, ATH/DB/RET, Sr. St. John the Baptist – Sinclair did a little of everything in the Cougars win over Cardinal Spellman. The Sr. all-purpose football plater had six rushes for 50 yards and a touchdown, four catches for 82 yards and a touchdown, and two kick returns for 148 yards which set up two touchdowns on the next two plays. Defensively, Sinclair had five tackles (three solo and two assisted).

Tariq Oliver, RB, Sr. St. Francis Prep – During Prep’s 28-27 win over Xavier, Oliver carried the ball eight times for 50 yards, including a two-yard rush for a score right before the half. He also had a 16-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter that helped put the Terriers within striking distance.

Joseph Barretta, RB, Sr. St. Joseph-by-the-Sea – Baretta, a senior running back had 154 yards and two touchdowns in Sea’s 34-22 win over Mount St. Michael. He also doubles as a cornerback and had five tackles.

Oct 092013

The following players earned Player of the Week honors from Week 5 action of CSHFL football:

James McHale, Sr. QB, Fordham Prep

In a losing effort against Cardinal Hayes, McHale, a senior quarterback completed 26 of 42 passes for 303 yards and two touchdowns. On the ground he also acculumated 24 yards rushing. He achieved all-conference honors as a junior who also plays basketball.

James Esposito, Jr. QB, Bishop Ford

Esposito, a 6-foot-1 junior competed 16 of 26 passes for 278 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead Bishop Ford to a 42-26 win over Kellenberg. Two of his touchdowns were thrown to Rodney Gonzalez, while the other came to Quamari McAllister. Esposito leads the CHSFL with 10 touchdown passes and is second in passing yards with 976.

Tyrrell Halliman, Sr. WR/DB, Mount St. Michael

The senior WR/DB was instrumental in Mount St. Michael’s 24-13 win over Xaverian. Halliman had three interceptions including one that stopped a Xaverian drive and one that led to Mount’s go-ahead score. Also the starting goaltender on the Mount Lacrosse team, Halliman has accumulated five interceptions this year.

Robert Bambil, Sr. OLB, Archbishop Stepinac

Bambil played a key role as Stepinac defeated Monsignor Farrell for the first itme in its school history, 28-6. The senior outside linebacker recorded 13 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in the Crusaders victory. Those numbers add to his 46 tackles on the season.

Shakur “Speedy” Bay, Jr. QB, Nazareth

Bay passed for 160 yards and completed 12 of 27 passes with a touchdown and a two-point conversion. One the ground “Speedy” rushed for 180 yards on 15 carries with another touchdown in Nazareth’s loss to St. Francis.

Oct 072013

The following football players earned CHSFL Player of the Week honors for Week 4:

Rodney Gonzalez, Sr., SB, Bishop Ford

Gonzalez, a 6-foot-1, 215-pound senior caught six passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns. Not only did the Bishop Ford slot back excel in receiving yards, he also accumulated 50 yards on the ground on ten carries. Through four games Gonzalez has compiled 360 receiving yards and 190 yards on the ground.

Shaka Shomari, Jr., RB, Holy Trinity

Shomari exploded on the scene at Mitchel Field during a 41-19 Week 4 win over Kellenberg Memorial. The dynamic running back rushed for 144 yards on 13 carries and notched three touchdowns in the win. In the three games prior, Shomari rushed for -10 yards on 7 carries.

Jack Fowler, Jr. LB, Chaminade

Fowler, the junior linebacker from Chaminade accumulated 15 total tackles – 12 solo and 3 assisted – in a 29-8 win over Mount St. Michael.

Michael Hartgrove, Sr. WB. St. Francis Prep

The St. Francis Prep senior wide receiver had two receptions for 64 yards, including a 30-yard reception in a 40-32 win over St. Joseph by the Sea. In addition he had a 76-yard kickoff return to start the second half to help aid the Terriers towards the win column.

Osaze Perry-Porter, Sr., DE-TE, Stepinac

Perry-Porter scored two touchdowns in a 42-7 win over St. John thte Baptist. The first came on a 50-yard reception whwere he lept over an opponent and hurdled him to give Stepinac a 14-7 lead. His second came on a 40-yard fumble return for a score. On the defensive side of the ball Perry-Porter had five tackles.

Sep 252013

The following football players earned CHSFL Player of the Week honors for Week 3:

Kasim Thomas, QB/DB, Mount St. Michael

The senior captain had 11 rushes for 114 yards and a 74 yard touchdown run in the Mountaineers’ 26-19 win over St. John the Baptist. He also went 2-for-3 passing for 52 yards with both completions going for touchdowns — one of 16 yards and another of 36 yards. Defensively, he was in on many pass break-ups and had two solo tackles and two assists.

Dante Aiken, RB, Bishop Ford

Aiken, a 5-9, 185-pound senior, had 21 carries for 220 yards and three touchdowns (of 30, 18 and 12 yards) vs. Christ the King this past weekend, playing through a hip pointer and a bruised shoulder. Aiken now has 468 yards on the year. Dante also runs track and has been timed in under 4.55 seconds for the 40-yard dash.

Jordan Gowins, RB, St. Anthony’s

Gowins, a junior running back from Bellport, had a breakout game Saturday, rushing for 297 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries. His 96-yard run in the third quarter against Stepinac sealed the Friars’ 31-14 victory and kept St. Anthony’s undefeated in league play.

Justin Guerre, RB, St. Francis Prep

The senior captain carried the ball 22 times for 142 yards and three touchdowns in the Terriers’ 30-20 victory over Kellenberg on Saturdya. Guerre also added 95 yards on three receptions as well as a 19-yard punt return and an 11-yard kickoff return of 267 all-purpose yards.

Sep 232013

The following football players earned CHSFL Player of the Week honors for Week 2:

Joe Sotomayor, LB, St. Anthony’s

The Friars senior captain played what his coaches saiad was his best game of his two-year career. Sotomayor registered 11 tackles and four for a loss against Holy Trinity.

Brandon Coleman, QB, Stepinac

Coleman, a 5-foot-10 160-pound quarterback led the Crusaders offense to a big day over Xavier. He went 13-for-14 in completed passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-3 win over the Knights.

Lawson Prendergast. RB/LB, St. John the Baptist

Prendergast was proficient on both sides of the ball in St. John the Baptist’s Week 2 win over Xaverian. On offense he had 6 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns, while on defense he registered seven tackels, one sack and one interception.

Rob Speranza, RB, Chaminade

Speranza spurred Chaminade to a 22-7 win over Iona Prep. He had 16 carries for 160 yards and 3 receptions for 24 yards.

Sep 162013

Sean Cerrone, QB, Chaminade

The Flyers star quarterback orchestra a huge win for Chaminade over Kellenberg in Week 1 both on the ground and in the air. Cerrone was 6-7 passing for 201 yards and three touchdowns, while on the gorund he rushed for 130 yards on seven carries and two scores.

Malik Crossdale, RB, Fordham Prep

Crossdale, a 6-foot 195-pound senior from the Bronx had a stellar game in the Rams’ Week 1 victory over St. John the Baptist. The running back gained 247 yards on 25 carries and had six runs for double-digit yardage. He also scored three touchdowns on runs of 13, 18 and 56 yards.

Will Solomon, RB/FS. Xavier

Last year’s CHSFL Offensive Player of the Year, Solomon carried the ball 31 times for 253 yards, averaging 8.1 yards per carry. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound running back scored all four rushing touchdowns for Xavier and accounted for 28 of his team’s 35 points. On the other side of the ball, Solomon accounted for six tackles, four assists and a fumble recovery.

Jordan Franklin, LB/RB, Holy Cross

Franklin rushed 11 times for 121 yards for Holy Cross in a 38-16 win over Kingston High School. On the defensive side of the ball he had 13 tackles and caused two fumbles to drive the Knights to a Week 1 victory.

James Esposito, QB, Bishop Ford

In his first varsity start, Esposito went 10-for-18 and threw for 152 yards and 2 touchdown passes. With eight minutes remaining in the game and Bishop Ford and St.t PEter’s tied at 18-18, Esposito drove the Falcons 70 yards all through the air and hit Rodney Gonzales for a 46-yard strike on a 4th-and-2 for the winning score.

Dec 012012

Division Awards

Bro. Neri Fulton, O.S.F. Award – AAA Division Champion
St. Anthony’s

Howie Smith Award – AA Division Champion
St. Francis Prep

Championship Awards

Tom Murray Award – A Varsity Champion
Bishop Ford

Joe Lamas Award – AA Varsity Champion

Michael Cunnion Memorial Trophy
Presented to the League Champions

Joseph Tricario Memorial Trophy
Presented to the Winning Coach
Stephen Boyd

Assistant Coaches Awards
Presented by the Head Coach
Joe Horan
Mike Dolce
Jack Moran
Dennis Bligen
John McDaid
Ed Roesler
Will Ryan
Luke Nawrocki

Dec 012012

New York State Football Coaches
Championship Game Offensive and Defensive Player Awards

A Offense – Xaviah Mattocks (Bishop Ford)
AA Defense – Devonte Linton (Bishop Ford)
AA Offensive  – William Solomon (Xavier)
AA Defensive – Ryan Kilgallen (Xavier)
AAA Offensive –  Sean Cerrone (Chaminade)
AAA Defensive – Brian Dunne (Chaminade)

Vincent O’Connor Award
Defensive Player of the Year

Jordan Francklin (Holy Cross)

Christopher D’Ambrosio (Chaminade)

AA/A Defensive Player of the Year

Khalil Collier (Cardinal Hayes)

Lawson Prendergrast (St. John the Baptist)

Joe Riverso Memorial Award
Offensive Player of the Year

Andrew Russo (St. Joseph by the Sea)

Mario Biaggi (Iona Prep)

AA/A Offensive Player of the Year

Devon Mitchell (Bishop Ford)

William Soloman (Xavier)

Joe Thomas Memorial Award
Lineman of the Year

O’Shane Morris (Iona Prep)

Joe Tustin (St. Anthony’s)

AA/A Lineman of the Year

Mamadou Bah (Cardinal Hayes)

Jackson Moses (St. John the Baptist)

Golden Eleven Awards

Nicholas Groszewski – Fordham Prep
Joseph Gotti – Holy Trinity
Brett Bracco – Msgr. Farrell
Xavier Watkins – St.John the Baptist
William Bishop – Iona Prep
Andrew Lane – Mount St. Michael
Steven Wasserfall – St. Francis Prep
Thomas Galli – St. Joseph by the Sea
George Dawson – Cardinal Hayes
Christopher D’Ambrosio – Chaminade
Rory Walsh – Kellenberg

Monsignor Matthew Peters Award
Student Athlete Award

Rob Casey – St. Peter’s

Dec 012012

The following players were selected as 2012 CHSFL All-League Defense honorees:

Tom Dedivani, Archbishop Stepinac
Jared Keane, Archbishop Stepinac
Math Schumacker, Archbishop Stepinac
Braina Harris, Archbishop Stepinac
Walter Ferdinand, Bishop Ford
Khalil Collier, Cardinal Hayes
Adenaweo Ledesma, Cardinal Hayes
Jalen Miller, Cardinal Spellman
Timothy Muller, Chaminade
John McDaid, Chaminade
Ryan Lukacovic, Chaminade
Christopher D’Ambrosio, Chaminade
Brendan O’Callaghan, Chaminade
Josh Senford, Christ the King
Cory Giordano, Fordham Prep
Christian Moreno, Fordham Prep
Juwan Wilson, Holy Cross
Jordan Francklin, Holy Cross
Malachi Hoskins, Holy Cross
Lakeith Celestain, Holy Cross
Stephen Harrington, Holy Cross
Demigi Bamishall, Holy Cross
Chris Cooper, Iona Prep
Kyle Bonci, Iona Prep
Michael Barbuto, Iona Prep
Aaaguil Shappard, Iona Prep
Rory Walsh, Kellenberg
Thomas Blau, Kellenberg
Mark Delpiete, Monsignor Farrell
Michael DiTomasso, Monsignor Farrell
Rob Yohrling, Monsignor Farrell
Cray Garza, Mount Saint Michael
Anthony Leggio, St. Anthony’s
Familusi Fifumi, St. Anthony’s
Jared Katz, St. Anthony’s
Dan Carlone, St. Anthony’s
John Puckhaber, St. Anthony’s
Ramel Joseph, St. Francis Prep
Jackson Moses, St. John the Baptist
Lawson Prendergast, St. John the Baptist
Jake Wiswall, St. John the Baptist
Joseph Sarno, St. Joseph by the Sea
Thomas Galli, St. Joseph by the Sea
Nick King, St. Joseph by the Sea
Brandan Spears, St. Joseph by the Sea
Christian Sarnell, St. Joseph by the Sea
Andrew Lazo, St. Peter’s
Rob Casey, St. Peter’s
Valerio Auguste, Xaverian
Ryan Kilgallen, Xavier
James Wolfer, Xavier