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2023 NYCHSFL POTW #1

Week #1 (September 8th-10th, 2023) Marco Aruta (Jr.); QB/RB – St. Peter’s Eagles THE EAGLES ARE FOR REAL!!!  After hailing the game as a match-up that would weed out “contenders” from “pretenders” in our GOTW preview, there is no “ifs”, “and”, or “buts” about the fact that the buzz on Clinton Avenue is legitimate as St. Peter’s defended the home soil last Saturday, knocking off the preseason #3 team in the AA-1 division, St. John the Baptist, 19-14!! Starting the season 2-0 for the first time since 2016, Eagles’ Head Coach, Mark DeCristoforo, showed no hesitation in identifying his junior

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2023 NYCHSFL AA-2 GOTW #1 Preview

Kennedy Catholic vs. Xaverian When: Friday September 8, 2023 @7pm Where: Kennedy Catholic HS (54 NY-138, Somers, NY 10589) Watch: LocalLive (Click to View)   Players to Watch (Kennedy Catholic) *Carmine Calandrello (Sr; QB)—-With the transfer of last year’s Fab freshman, KJ Dillon, back to his home district, it means that an opportunity has been created for a worthy senior who has bided his time….Serving as the primary back-up signal caller as an 11th grader in 2022, the 5’8, 170-pounder hailing from Ossining connected on 4-of-11 throw attempts for 32 yards…. *Israel Centeno-Johnson (Sr; RB/DB)—The seasoned veteran who has been

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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

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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

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2023 NYCHSFL POTW #0

Article by Matt Diano Week #0 (September 1st-2nd, 2023) Aiden Alvia (Jr.); OLB – St. Francis Prep Terriers A standout on what was an overall collective display of domination on both sides of the ball by the Terriers, the junior in the #31 jersey [Alvia] anchored a Terrier defensive unit that pitched a shutout (only opposing score was a fumble recovery + return) and surrendered a mind-blowing 10 yards of net offensive production in a 34-8 victory over Christ the King on Saturday afternoon!! Tying his career-highs in both total tackles (7) and stops for negative yardage (2) as part

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NYCHSFL Game of the Week #0: St. Anthony’s vs. Delbarton

St. Anthony’s (NY) vs. Delbarton (NJ) When: Saturday September 2nd, 2023 @1pm Where: Cy Donnelly Field on the campus of St. Anthony’s High School (275 Wolf Hill Road, South Huntington, NY 11747) Watch: Varsity Media (click for direct link) Players to Watch (St. Anthony’s) *Gary Merrill (Jr.; QB)–Recently revealed as the #2 overall lacrosse prospect in the class of 2025 by NLF, the first-year varsity player hailing from Blue Point will be asked to fill the cleats of a living legend as he steps in as the successor to 2x All-Stater/2022 NYCHSFL Offensive POY recipient, Dante Torres (3,320 passing yards;

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CHSFL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK & POST SEASON MVP’S 2022

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK & POST SEASON MVP’S 2022 Week 0 Mattias Lighten (Jr.); WR/CB – Moore Catholic Sean Cannon (Sr.); WR/FS/Kicker – Kellenberg Shawn Keegan (Sr.); WR/DB/KR – Monsignor Farrell Will Currid (Jr.); QB – Archbishop Stepinac Week 1 Kameron Wheeler (Sr.); WR – Mount Saint Michael Gavin Gallagher (Sr.); 4-Back/KR – Xavier Ethan Cumming (Sr.); RB – Kellenberg Colin O’Garro (Sr.); RB – Iona Prep Charlie English (Sr.); RB/SS – Fordham Prep Korey Duff Jr. (Jr.); WR – St. Anthony’s Week 2 John Michalski (Sr.); QB – Moore Catholic Israel Centeno-Johnson (Jr.); RB/CB – Kennedy Catholic Jayson Zeva

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CHSFL ALL-LEAGUE 2022

CHSFL ALL-LEAGUE OFFENSE 2022 Last First Class Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School Acevedo Ethan 12 WR 5’9 180 Bronx, NY Iona Prep Alvarez Elijah 12 RB 6’0″ 177 Patchogue St. John the Baptist Arteca-Battista Robert 12 OL 5’10” 225 Staten Island Xavier Best Dionis 12 RB 6′ 0″ 174 Brooklyn St. Francis Prep Bowden Sean 12 OL 5’11” 240 Staten Island St. Peter’s Brown Josiah 11 WR 6’1 175 East Rockaway, NY Holy Trinity Campbell Elijah 12 WR 6’0″ 175 Staten Island St. Peter’s Cannon Sean 12 WR 6’2” 195 Amityville Kellenberg Carter Jabril 12 WR 5’11 155 Harlem

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