Connolly Cup/ADPRO SPORTS Week 1 Players of the Week (2023)
Updated: Sep 5
Nate Blair (Iroquois)…caught 8 passes for 130 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also had a sack, 2 tackles and blocked a punt.
Brandon Carroll (Health Sciences)…scored twice while making three receptions for 145 yards. Also accounted for two interceptions and five tackles.
Tate Catanese (CSP)...completed 19 of 24 pass attempts for 255 yards and 5 touchdowns. He also had 52 rushing yards.
Rob Gillette (Lake Shore)…accounted for 5 touchdowns. He completed 12 of 17 pass attempts for 161 yards and 3 TDs. Carrying the ball 27 times he rushed for 139 yards and another 2 touchdowns.
Michael Hanlon (Dunkirk)…ran for 279 yards and 3 touchdowns on 22 carries.
Kaedon Holcomb (Portville)…gained 155 yards and scored 3 touchdowns on just four rushing attempts.
Layne Jaworowicz (Alden)…carrying the ball 5 times he gained 128 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. He also had a touchdown reception.
Marcus Johnson (Williamsville South)…gained 299 yards on just 13 carries while scoring 2 touchdowns. On defense he had 5 tackles.
Justus Kleitz (Iroquois)…completed 18 of his 22 pass attempts for 318 yards and 3 touchdowns
Jeff Long (Clarence)…completed 10 of his 14 pass attempts for 132 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also ran for 59 yards and another score. Defensively he had an interception and 3 tackles.
Te’Shaun Mathews (Niagara Wheatfield)…scored 2 touchdowns while gaining 88 rushing yards. He recovered a fumble and returned it 45 yards for his third TD. Defensively he had 10 tackles and a sack.
Nigel McDuffie (McKinley)…accounted for 195 yards on 20 carries and scored 2 touchdowns.
James McNeil Jr. (Bishop Timon)…Carrying the ball only five times he had two touchdowns. All of this was done in the first quarter, after which he did not line up on the offensive side of the ball. He also had a 30 yard interception return for a third score.
Brayden Tryon (Maryvale)…returned two kickoffs for touchdowns with a total of 178 kick return yards. He also rushed for another 105 yards.
Davion White (Fredonia)…completed 10 of 14 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns. Carried the ball 16 times while gaining 169 yards and 1 TD. Defensively he contributed 7 tackles.