Player of the Year

Alquann Jones

Millville, Sr.

RB 5-foot-8 168 pounds

Jones sparked the Thunderbolts to an 11-1 season and the South Jersey Group IV final. He rushed 330 times for a Cape-Atlantic League record 2,286 yards and scored a school-record 29 touchdowns. Jones also excelled at defensive back.


Anthony Giagunto

St. Joseph, Jr.

QB 5-9 165

Giagunto completed 38-of-71 passes for 843 yards and 11 touchdowns. Threw no interceptions. He is undefeated (17-0) as a starting quarterback. Giagunto also intercepted five passes at defensive back on defense.

Eli Pogue

St. Joseph, Sr.

RB 5-11 170

Pogue carried 78 times for 683 yards and 16 touchdowns. He averaged nearly 9 yards per carry.

Donta Pollock

Holy Spirit, Sr.

RB 5-11 205

Pollock carried 223 times for 1,623 yards and 19 touchdowns. He finished with a school-record 4,913 career rushing yards.

T.J. Bellissimo

Southern Regional, Sr.

RB 5-10 180

Bellissimo rushed 261 times for 1,049 yards and 17 touchdowns. He also caught three passes.

Nick Tyndal

Millville, Sr.

OL 6-2 270

A four-year starter, Tyndal led the way for Alquann Jones. Tyndal was one of Millville's leaders.

Tyrell Smith

Lacey Township, Sr.

OL 6-5 298

Smith has excellent quickness for a player his size. He opened holes for a running game that averaged better than 160 yards per game. Smith also made 23 tackles and had four sacks on defense.

Nico D'Angelo

Holy Spirit, Sr.

OL 6-4 285

D'Angelo cleared the way for Donta Pollock and Nigel Jones, both of whom finished with more than 4,000 career rushing yards. D'Angelo will play at Villanova on a scholarship.

Sean Henigin

Bridgeton, Sr.

OL 6-8 330

Henigin is a college prospect with offers from Duke, North Carolina and several other schools. His size, quickness and strength make it tough for defenders to get by him. He made 46 tackles with two sacks on defense.

Brian Beebe

Hammonton, Sr.

OL 6-0 205

Beebe helped Hammonton average 187.3 rushing yards per game. He led the Blue Devils to the CAL National Division title and the South Jersey Group III final.

Corey Litton

St. Joseph, Sr.

OL 5-11 205

Litton is an outstanding blocker. He was a big reason why the Wildcats rushed for an average of 302.1 yards per game. Litton also had 46 tackles and two sacks on defense.

Ryan Morris

Barnegat, Sr.

TE 6-6 248

Morris is headed to Purdue University. An outstanding blocker, he caught 21 passes for 359 yards and two touchdowns. Morris also played defensive end where he made 37 tackles.

Bobby Barbieri

Hammonton, Sr.

WR 6-0 196

Barbieri caught 27 passes for 432 yards and six touchdowns. He also intercepted five passes on defense.

Ismail Naji

Atlantic City, Sr.

WR 6-4 193

Naji caught 26 passes for 351 yards and four touchdowns.

Jim Cooper

Mainland Regional, Jr.

K 6-1 190

Cooper kicked eight field goals, including a long of 43 yards. Cooper has 24 career field goals – six away from the South jersey record of 30 set Lenape's Rob Juliano in 1990. He had 13 touchbacks on kickoffs.


Austin Johnson

St. Augustine Prep, Sr.

DL 6-4 275

Johnson is strong, quick and one of the region's top defenders. Opponents often double-teamed him with blockers. Johnson has verbally committed to Penn State.

Max Valles

St. Joseph, Sr.

DL 6-5 225

Made 33 tackles with seven sacks and an interception. He caused three fumbles and recovered a fumble. Valles caught four touchdown passes at wide receiver. He has verbally committed to the University of Virginia.

Kaiwan Lewis

St. Joseph, Sr.

DE/LB 6-2 225

Lewis split time at defensive end and linebacker this season. He made 54 tackles. Lewis had one sack and recovered three fumbles. He caught two touchdown passes at tight end on offense. Lewis has verbally committed to South Carolina.

Roy Lucas

St. Joseph, Jr.

DT 5-10 230

Lucas is one of the region's top defensive tackles. Lucas made 27 tackles with two sacks and an interception.

A.J. Scibilia

Hammonton, Sr.

DL 5-10 193

Scibilia sparked the Hammonton defense. He was a consistent presence in opposing backfields. Scibilia had two sacks and two interceptions.

Zubir Boyer

Millville, Sr.

LB 5-10 173

Boyer seemed to always be around the ball. He made several big plays for the CAL American Division champions and South Jersey Group IV finalists. Boyer picked off five passes.

Ethan Gambale

Holy Spirit, Sr.

LB 6-1 230

Gambale led the Spartans with 145 tackles. He had four sacks and a fumble recovery. Gambale also broke up nine passes.

Dan Mastromatteo

Holy Spirit, Sr.

LB 6-3 230

Mastromatteo made 99 tackles. He had six sacks and broke up four passes. Mastromatteo has verbally committed to the University of North Carolina.

Brandon Bell

Oakcrest, Jr.

LB 6-2 212

Bell made 117 tackles - 22 of them for losses. He had six sacks and three fumble recoveries. Bell scored two defensive touchdowns. He also rushed for 429 yards and five touchdowns.

Mark Clements

Oakcrest, Sr.

DB 5-10 177

Clements intercepted six passes. He broke up four passes. Teams rarely threw at him. Clements scored two defensive touchdowns and caught two touchdown passes on offense. He has verbally committed to Villanova.

Shaq Lee

Millville, Sr.

DB 6-0 177

Lee was Millville's emotional leader. He made several big plays this season. He returned an interception for a touchdown in a win over St. Augustine Prep. He picked off a two-point conversion to preserve Millville's 42-41 South Jersey Group IV semifinal win over Washington Township. Lee also excelled at quarterback, where he threw for 1,009 yards and eight touchdowns.

Alec Morris

Southern Regional, Sr.

DB 6-1 175

Morris made 46 tackles and picked off four passes. He also excelled at wide receiver, catching 37 passes for 430 yards and touchdown.

Darryl Smith

St. Joseph, Sr.

DB 6-0 185

Smith made 26 tackles. He intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble. He also made an impact at running back on offense with three touchdown receptions and two touchdown passes. Smith also rushed for seven touchdowns.

Damon Mitchell

Cedar Creek, Jr.

DB 6-2 190

Mitchell made 43 tackles - three of them for losses. He forced two fumbles and broke up five passes. Mitchell also played quarterback where he threw for six touchdowns and ran for 12 more scores.

Pat Moran

Barnegat, Jr.

P 5-10 177

Moran was one of the region's top all-around players. He averaged 31.6 yards per punt and landed five kicks inside the opponents' 20-yard line. Moran also kicked five field goals with a long of 40 yards. Moran caught 40 passes for 769 yards and five touchdowns at wide receiver. He made 71 tackles at defensive back and intercepted four passes.


Nigel Jones

Holy Spirit, Sr.

RB/DB/KR 5-9 194

Jones rushed 192 times for 1,331 yards and scored 17 touchdowns. Jones finished his career with 4,315 career yards. He also made 69 tackles on defense, had two sacks and averaged 33.6 yards per kickoff return. Miami of Ohio and Temple are among the schools to offer him scholarships.