Day: September 7, 2023

2023 NYCHSFL AA-1 GOTW #1 Preview

Article by Matt Diano St. John the Baptist vs. St. Peter’s When: Saturday September 9, 2023 @1:30pm Where: St. Peter’s HS (200 Clinton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301)   Players to Watch (St. John the Baptist) *Michael Wheat (Sr; QB/DB)—-One of two potential options at the QB1 position for the Cougars, Wheat is such a versatile athlete that there has been talk of him shifting to RB in order to find a way to put the most deserving 11 individuals on the field on offense…Responsible for 1,285 yards and 14 touchdowns during his junior campaign, he connected on 59-of-102 pass attempts for 863 yards (11 touchdowns) and was equally adept at moving the sticks with his legs, finishing 2nd on the team with 422 yards (3 scores) on 58 carries…No matter how he is utilized, he is going to be an integral part of anything that Coach Alba has planned

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2023 NYCHSFL AAA GOTW #1 Preview

Article by Matt Diano Archbishop Stepinac vs. Monsignor Farrell When: Friday September 8, 2023 @7pm Where: Alumni Stadium on the campus of Monsignor Farrell HS (2900 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY 10306) Watch: LocalLive   Players to Watch (Archbishop Stepinac) *Will Currid (Sr.; QB)–Back for his fourth year on the Crusader varsity (3rd as the starting signal caller), the 2022 All-Catholic/3rd-Team All-State selection entered his swan song having tossed for 4,595 yards and 40 touchdowns during that span (including 3,294 and 28 TDs a season ago)….During week #0, he had his ups and downs, connecting on 20-of-35 for 267 yards and 2 scoring hurls; but also threw a pair of interceptions! *Jordan Osbourne (Sr.; RB)–One half of an explosive tailback duo, as a junior in 2022, Osbourne topped all AS running backs in both yardage (651) and TD runs (8)….Tacking on an additional 133 yards and two more scores via

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