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Cougars land nine in Dream Game

Valley View’s District 2 Class 4A championship team leads the way with nine players in the July 20 Dream.

The Cougars are part of the County team, which will be coached by Delaware Valley’s Keith Olsommer.

Scranton Prep, which won Lackawanna Football Conference Division 2 and District 2 Class 3A titles, leads the City with eight selections. Steve Jervis from Lackawanna Trail is coaching the City team.

Delaware Valley, another team that won district and division titles, is next with six players on the County.

The Scranton Lions Club-sponsored all-star game for graduated LFC players is presented this season by Northeast Rehab. The game will be played at Valley View’s John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium with a 7 p.m. kickoff.

Roster information was released Friday.

Valley View is represented by wide receiver/defensive backs Colin Skeen and Sean Mackinder; two-way linemen Danny Vislosky and Louis Marion; fullback/defensive end Dante Randle; defensive back Chris Conserette, wide receiver/linebacker Jordan Rebar; linebacker Andrew Heid; and kicker/punter Matt Cole.

Scranton Prep is supplying two-way linemen Drew O’Malley, Jimmy Burke, Adam Kenny and Christian Kohut to the City roster along with two-way ends Donovan Williams and Andrew Durkin, wide receiver/defensive back Robert Rossi and fullback/linebacker Michael Golay.

Half of the representatives from Delaware Valley’s LFC Division 1 and District 2 Class 6A championship team are two-way linemen. Gabe Tidridge, Ryan Battaglia and Joey Pisano are the linemen. The other Warriors are two-way end Tim Kizis, running back/defensive back Joey Sciascia and quarterback C.J. Ross.

The County team is drawing players from four 2021 championship squads compared to two supplying the City roster.

There are four players from LFC Division 3 champion Lakeland and three from Old Forge, the LFC Division 4 and District 2 Class A champions.

The Lakeland players are two-way linemen Mason Ormsby and Tommy Arthur, wide receiver/defensive back Nick Mancuso and running back/linebacker Jaron Bullick.

The Old Forge players are two-way lineman Nicholas Rasmus, wide receiver/defensive back Ethan Tallo and fullback/linebacker John Greenfield.

Lackawanna Trail’s District 2 Class 2A championship squad is tied for the second-most players on the City roster, supplying five to the team. The Lions are represented by two-way linemen Cole Choplosky and R.J. Schirg, running back/linebacker Cody Cresswell; quarterback/defensive back Owen Lisk and tight end/defensive end Miles Edwards.

The County roster also draws from Abington Heights, Carbondale, Honesdale, Mid Valley, Riverside and Western Wayne.

Mid Valley has five players on the team – running back/defensive back Devin Ayala, wide receiver/defensive back Kyle Marcinkevich, quarterback Cameron Riccardo, tight end/linebacker Aiden Wolak and two-way lineman Josh Angelo.

The rest of the team is: two-way lineman Christian Lezinski and fullback/linebacker Nick Deremer from Abington Heights; fullback/linebacker Logan Wormuth and two-way lineman Josh Tierney from Carbondale; running back/defensive back Connor Schmitt and two-way lineman Kyle Hanson from Honesdale; wide receiver/defensive back Noah Parchinski and tight end/linebacker James Garvey from Riverside; and wide receiver/defensive back Jaiden DeRosa from Western Wayne.

The City is also made up of players from Dunmore, Holy Cross, North Pocono, Scranton, Susquehanna, Wallenpaupack and West Scranton. Players from Montrose are also eligible but none are on the team this year.

North Pocono matches Lackawanna Trail’s five selections.

The Trojans on the team are: running back/linebacker Korry Eisley; quarterback/defensive back Will Soma; wide receiver/defensive back Dan Smith; tight end/defensive end Alex Brinkman; and kicker/punter Jordan Carr.

The remainder of the City team is: two-way linemen Danny Schmidt and Austin Brislin and running back/linebacker Zaaki Rosario from Dunmore; quarterback/defensive back Nate Cobley, wide receiver/defensive back Sean Herbert and two-way lineman Nick Cabets from Holy Cross; wide receiver/defensive back Antonio Hairston, two-way lineman Sean Norton and running back/linebacker Charlie Thompson from Scranton; wide receiver/linebacker Jesse DeLousia, two-way lineman Collin Smith and wide receiver/defensive back Spencer Beamer from Susquehanna; wide receiver/defensive backs Chris Quigley and T.J. Schmalzle, running back/defensive back Shadrak Agyei and quarterback/defensive back Mabret Levant from Wallenpaupack; and wide receiver/defensive back Justin Gockley and two-way lineman Shannon Core from West Scranton.


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