West Xtra: Fabulous 22 Football All-Stars

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Lenny Williams

Sto-Rox

QB/DB, 6-0, 190, Jr.

In his second full season as a starter, Williams was a 2,000/1,000 player, leading his team to the WPIAL title game. He accounted for more than 3,000 yards of total offense (2,131 passing and 1,086 rushing) and 40 touchdowns (26 passing and 14 rushing).

Dravon Henry

Aliquippa

RB/DB, 5-11, 185, Jr.

Henry has been a varsity running back since his freshman year, when he ran for 820 yards on 96 carries. For his career, he has 3,501 yards rushing on 393 attempts. This season, he gained 1,919 yards for the Quips, while also excelling at defensive back.

Jaleel Fields

Aliquippa

OL/DL, 6-2, 260, Jr.

Fields turned into one of the top linemen at Aliquippa in recent years and is one of the reasons the Quips had two 1,000-yard rushers this season. He also played a big role on a Quips defense that gave up just 36 points in the regular season.

Devin Wilson

Montour

WR/RB/DB, 6-4, 185, Sr.

Wilson, a dual-threat star on the football field and also a highly regarded basketball player, finished with the WPIAL career record for receptions (230) and yardage (3,192). He had 65 catches for 1,003 yards and rushed 73 times for 489 yards.

Robert Foster

Central Valley

WR/DB, 6-3, 185, Sr.

Not much else can be said about the highly touted Foster, who caught 45 passes for 756 yards, rushed for 549 yards, was a standout defensive back and kick returner and also is one of the best punters in Class AAA. He is deciding between Pitt and Alabama.

Chandler Kincade

Blackhawk

QB, 6-5, 222, Jr.

Kincade surprised some by committing to Pitt as just a sophomore and he followed that up with an impressive junior campaign, despite his team's subpar record. He threw for 2,220 yards (eighth among WPIAL quarterbacks) and 16 touchdowns this past season.

Dante Marsick

Rochester

RB/DB, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Rochester, perennially one of the best teams in Class A, had another successful season, with Marsick playing no small part. A senior, he rushed for 1,772 yards (seventh among WPIAL players), averaging 8.5 yards per carry, and had 473 receiving yards.

Terry Swanson

Aliquippa

RB/DB, 5-9, 182, Jr.

Along with Dravon Henry, Swanson was part of a lethal backfield that helped make Aliquippa dominant for so much of the season. He rushed for 1,546 yards and, perhaps most astoundingly, averaged more than a first down per carry, at 11.3 yards.

Cole Chiappialle

Blackhawk

RB/DB, 5-11, 200, Sr.

As impressive as Kincade was under center for the Cougars, perhaps no player on Blackhawk was as impressive offensively as Chiappalle. A threat both on the ground and through the air, he rushed for 1,494 yards and also tacked on 522 receiving yards.

Alex Caratelli

Blackhawk

WR/DB, 6-2, 215, Sr.

Caratelli was the third part of a high-powered Blackhawk offensive triumverate. Emerging as Chandler Kincade's favorite target from the outset of the season, Caratelli caught a WPIAL-high 70 passes for 1,220 yards, and did so in just 10 games.

Jordan Whitehead

Central Valley

RB/DB, 6-0, 165, So.

Robert Foster collected many of the headlines for the Warriors, but Whitehead was a steady and productive presence in the Central Valley backfield. He ran for 918 yards, averaging 8.7 yards per carry and was a unanimous All-Parkway selection offensively and defensively.

Tory Delmonico

West Allegheny

QB/DB, 6-2, 195, Jr.

Though he's officially listed as a quarterback, Delmonico does much more for the Indians, with little of his contributions actually coming through the air. This season, he rushed for 726 yards, making first-team All-Parkway Conference.

Zach Medved

West Allegheny

TE/LB, 6-0, 195, Sr.

While West Allegheny made its name this season with a multi-faceted rushing game, when the Indians opted to go through the air, Medved was their most consistent, reliable target. He had 405 receiving yards, averaging 21.3 yards per reception.

Tyler Haddock

Montour

OL/DL, 6-0, 300, Sr.

Haddock starred on a tough Montour defense that only allowed 13.9 points per game, while providing help on an offensive line that enabled the Spartans to be one of the best offenses in Class AAA. He was a unanimous first team All-Parkway Conference selection.

Dan Zajac

Ambridge Area

LB, 5-11, 184, Jr.

Zajac was among the leading tacklers on an Ambridge defense that held its own for much of the season. The Bridgers went just 3-6 this season, but Zajac was certainly a bright spot, as he was a unanimous selection on the Parkway Conference's first team.

Anthony Colaianni

Moon Area

RB/DB, 5-9, 188, Jr.

Like Zajac, Colaianni had a strong season on a team that struggled throughout much of it, as Moon went just 2-7, but Colaianni rushed for 998 yards for the Tigers, averaging 7.5 yards per carry. Just a junior, he has one more season of eligibility.

Malik Shegog

Aliquippa

QB/DB, 5-9, 160, Sr.

If Aliquippa's resume wasn't impressive enough, its sheer talent was, with four of the region's top 22 players on its own roster. At quarterback, Shegog totaled more than 1,000 total yards this season, rushing for 701 yards and passing for another 639.

Dan Stratton

Beaver Falls

QB, 6-2, 178, Jr.

Yet again, Beaver Falls found a way to make the Class AA playoffs out of the tough Midwestern Conference. Stratton played a major role in that, as he threw for 1,454 yards and 18 touchdowns, stats which helped him make first team all-conference.

Eljiah Cottrill

Beaver Falls

RB/WR/DB, 6-2, 180, Jr.

Along with Dan Stratton, Cottrill helped form one of the better offenses in Class AA. As a junior this season, he rushed for 1,163 yards and averaged 7.6 yards per carry, and like his teammate, he earned a spot on the Midwestern Conference's first team.

Darian Bradley

Beaver Area

RB/DB, 5-10, 205, Sr.

His season was cut short by an injury that forced him to miss his team's final set of games, but he was impressive for the Bobcats. He rushed for 756 yards for a Beaver offense that seemed to stall without him in the backfield.

Mike Dunn

Bishop Canevin

LB/OL, 6-4, 220, Sr.

A senior captain, Dunn was an instrumental force on a defense that gave up only 10.2 points per game in the Crusaders' first six games. He helped lead Bishop Canevin to a 6-4 record and a WPIAL playoff appearance. It's his second season on the West Fab 22.

Dustin Windemaker

West Allegheny

OL/DL, 6-3, 260, Sr.

In order for the West Allegheny rushing game to succeed, it needed an exceptional offensive line, and perhaps no single player had a larger role in that line's performance than Windemaker. An All-Parkway Conference performer, he helped lead the Indians to a WPIAL title.

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