Commentary

MVAL Players To Watch

Updated: August 7, 2009, 9:47 PM ET
By Mike Loveday | ESPNRISE.com

MVAL - Piedmont Black Conference

Frederick: Deon Walker (Sr., QB, 6-3, 185), Mac Stephen (Sr., C/DL, 6-4, 250), Jalen Gee (So., WR/DB, 6-0, 165), Tyler Kight (Sr., TE/FB/WR/DE, 6-2, 195), Michael Brown (Sr., MLB, 6-0, 205), Greg Ehabe (Sr., DB, 5-11, 175), John Bukasa (Sr., DE, 6-1, 220), Sam Lavala (Sr., DB, 6-0, 180), Alec Ahearn (Sr., DB, 5-10, 150).

Linganore: Zack Zwinak (Sr., RB/LB, 6-2, 230), Robbie Havenstein (Sr., OL/DL, 6-7, 350), Kevin Saylor (Sr., OL, 6-1, 230), Kyle Tucker (Sr., OL/DL, 6-3, 245), Nick Marth (Sr., QB/DB, 5-11, 170), Ricky Conner (Sr., QB/DB, 5-10, 170), Ryan Dixon (Sr., WR/DB, 6-0, 175), Alex Eckard (Sr., K, 6-1, 190), Michael Johnson (Sr., WR/DB, 5-9, 180), Kevin Myers (Sr., RB/DB, 5-8, 170), Colby Weierbach (Sr., RB/LB, 5-10, 190).

Thomas Johnson: Nick Forbes (Sr., RB/LB, 6-1, 225), Jeremy Grove (Sr., FB/LB, 6-1, 230), DeAndre Scott (Jr., WR/DB, 6-0, 170), Marquis Woodyard (Sr., WR/DB, 6-0, 180), Max Anderson (Sr., TE/DE, 6-5, 235), Victor Walker (Sr., WR/FS, 6-1, 190).

Tuscarora: Hansen Barrick (Sr., OL/DL, 6-6, 320), Josh Marshall (Sr., QB/DB, 6-2, 190), Bobby Stup (Sr., ATH, 6-1, 200), Sean Brennan (Sr., OL/DL, 6-4, 220), Matt Scott (Sr., DB, 5-9, 180).

Urbana: Brad West (Sr., FB/LB/DL, 6-0, 205), Jesse Heon (Sr., QB/WR, 6-2, 185), Zach Herman (Sr., RB, 5-11, 180), Jimmy Fitzgerald (Sr., OT, 6-4, 270). Matt Semmelsberger (Jr., FS, 6-1, 200), Brian Patton (Sr., LB, 6-1, 210), Connor Larkin (Sr., LB, 6-0, 220), Kyle Joyce (Jr., WR, 6-0, 175), Derrick Macierowski (Jr., WR, 5-10, 180).

MVAL-Piedmont Blue Conference

Brunswick: Kyle Romanek (Sr., RB/LB, 5-7, 175), Nelson Swift (Sr., RB/LB, 5-11, 205), Brandon Buhr (Sr., WR/DB, 6-4, 175), Paul Walters (Sr., QB/FS, 6-0, 170), Stephen McCallum (Jr., DE, 6-2, 205), Jon Miller (Jr., NG, 6-4, 335), Brett Strahin (So., OL, 5-10, 215), Ian Fisher (So., QB, 6-5, 238), Tyrus Lawson (Jr., QB/DB, 6-0, 165), Cory Augustine (Sr., WR/DB, 5-10, 150), Caleb Woullard (Sr., WR/OLB, 5-11, 180), Michael Horner (Sr., C/LB, 6-1, 190), Nick Busl (Sr., WR/DE, 6-3, 175), P.J. Engleman (Sr., WR/DB, 6-0, 165), Johhny Lapole (Sr., WR/DB, 5-9, 150), Charlie Spence (Jr., RB/LB, 6-2, 220), C.J. Shankle (Jr., RB/LB, 6-2, 220), Joey Martin (Jr., WR, 6-1, 175), Hunter Thompson (Sr., RB/LB, 5-10, 170), Ryan Simons (Jr., OL/DL, 5-10, 210), Junior Schrodel (Jr., OL/DL, 6-1, 300), Justin Hitchcock (Jr., OL/DL, 6-3, 210), Billy Jones (Jr., OL/DL, 6-2, 270), Steven Cavel (Jr., OL/DL, 5-9, 190), Ryan Sweeney (Jr., OL/DL, 6-1, 275), Brady Nusbaum (Sr., K, 5-9, 150), Austin Forrest (Jr., RB/LB, 5-11, 175).

Catoctin: Alan McMahon (Sr., OL/DL, 5-10, 185), Brenden Winston (Sr., OL/DL, 5-11, 250), Conan Hankla (Sr., OL/DL, 6-2, 215), Kyle Testerman (Sr., OL/LB, 5-10, 175), Mark Ohlwiler (Sr., OL/LB, 5-10, 175), Brady Ridenour (Jr., OL/DL, 6-3, 220), J.C. Burrier (Jr., OL/DL, 5-10, 195), Sean Reaver (Jr., TE/DL, 6-4, 225), Dylan May (Sr., QB/DB, 6-1, 195), Nick Nowalckzik (Sr., WR/DB, 5-10, 175), Paul Barbour (Sr., WR/LB, 5-11, 185), Austin Carter (Jr., RB/LB, 5-10, 185), Devon Patterson (Jr., RB/DB, 5-10, 175), Eric Barbour (Jr., RB/LB, 5-10, 185), Kellam Maxey (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 175), Landon Routzan (Jr., RB/DB, 5-10, 210), Nick Maxey (Jr., LB, 5-10, 180), Zack Krietz (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 175).

Middletown: Sam Glushaklow (Sr., QB/CB, 6-0, 170), Koby Cavanugh (Sr., FB/LB, 6-0, 220), Justin Boyer (Sr., WR/CB, 6-0, 165), Luke Makowski (Sr., C/DL, 6-0, 235), Matt Fox (Sr., OG, 5-11, 190), Ryan Schnarrs (Sr., OT, 6-2, 275), Will Lyons (Sr., TE/DE, 6-1, 190), Pat Weiss (Sr., OG/DL, 5-9, 225), Matt Burns (Sr., LB, 5-11, 185), Austin Strine (Sr., WR/DB, 6-0, 165), Thomas Pitsenbarger (Sr., RB/LB, 5-9, 180), Sam Michels (Jr., RB/DB, 5-11, 170), Chris Pirrone (Jr., RB/DB, 6-1, 185), Hunter Lumley (Jr., RB/LB, 6-1, 175), Pat Ryan (Sr., WR/DB, 6-1, 175).

Walkersville: Jeremy Musselman (Sr., QB, 6-1, 185), Jay Dertzbaugh (Sr., DB, 6-2, 180), Lucas Dayhoff (Sr., OL, 6-1, 260), Andrew Bullman (Sr., DB, 5-10, 175), Matt Green (Sr., DL, 5-10, 235), Quentin Ezell (Jr., RB, 6-0, 205), Jose Depadua (Jr., DB, 6-0, 175), Xavier Stewart (Jr., OLB, 5-11, 205), Cameron Farr (Jr., LB, 5-11, 190).

MVAL-Chesapeake Conference

Century: Zach Zile (Sr., TE/OLB, 6-2, 195), Josh Bordner (Sr., QB, 6-4, 190), Dan Williams (Sr., C/DT, 6-3, 245), Bryan Kasper (Sr., WR/SS, 5-11, 170), Mike Lanni (Sr., OL/DL, 6-3, 240), Joey Trombeotta (Jr., WR/RB, 6-1, 185), Caleb Andrews (Sr., C/MLB, 5-10, 200), Billy Clancy (Sr., WR/DB, 5-9, 160), Steve Scciatano (Sr., RB/DB, 5-7, 165), J.P. Hudson (Sr., K/P, 5-10, 185).

Francis Scott Key: Matt Trezise (Sr., OL, 6-5, 290), Buddy Ricketts (Sr., OL/LB, 5-10, 215), Kevin Gass (Sr., OL/DE/LB, 5-10, 200), Derrick Petry (Sr., TE/LB, 6-2, 200), Nick O'Melia (Sr., QB, 6-2, 200), Zack Boone (Jr., RB, 6-0, 190), Grafton Smith (Sr., RB/LB, 5-11, 185), Chet Rockwood (Sr., RB/LB, 5-10, 180), Keith Miller (Sr., OL, 6-1, 240), Austin Schwartzbeck (Sr., OL/DL, 6-0, 200), Keith Woodrow (Jr., QB/DB, 5-10, 170), Luke Ziegler (Jr., RB/LB, 5-9, 155), Tyler Zimmerman (Jr., RB/DB, 5-8, 150), Kevin Carr (Jr., OL/DL, 6-2, 250), Austin Glaeser (Jr., C/DL, 6-1, 230), Brandon Forbes (Jr., FB/LB, 5-9, 170), Ryan Vickery (Jr., OL/DE/LB, 5-10, 170), Logan Grossnickle (Jr., OL/DL, 6-0, 240), Jordan Parry (Jr., OT/DT, 6-2, 230).

Liberty: Geoffrey Suddath (Sr., , QB, 6'2 185), Jordan Weaver (Sr., RB/LB, 5-11, 185), Brad Miller (Sr., TE/LB, LB/TE, 6-0, 210), Jason Valenzia (Sr., WR/LB, 5-10, 180), Kyle Hartley (Sr., WR/DB, 5-9, 180), Mike Swiontek (Sr., K, 6-1, 180), Kyle Jenkins (Sr., OL/DL, 5-9, 215), Scott Ross (Sr., OL/DL, 5-10, 190), Jordan Bode (Sr., P/WR/DB, 5-10, 175), Nick Hinton (Sr., RB/LB, 5-10, 175).

Manchester Valley: n/a

North Carroll: Jordan Hoover (Sr., OL/MLB/DL, ), Garrett Reese (Sr., LB, 6-0, 195), Luke Chilcoat (Sr., TE/LB, 6-2, 185), Nick Hoffman (Sr., LB, 5-9, 185), Mason Goretsas (Sr., RB/DB, 5-7, 135), John Shipley (Sr., QB/FS, 6-0, 175), Sean Nolan (Sr., DB, 5-9, 155), Alex Schuster (Jr., OL/DL, 5-9, 215), Charlie Clark (Jr., QB/WR/LB, 6-5, 205), Trevor Waizl (Sr., K/P, 5-9, 145), Cory Beam (Jr., RB, 6-0, 195), Keegan Farley (So., RB, 5-11, 180), Ben Reaver (Sr., RB/WR, 5-9, 155), Mike Porter (Jr., DL, 6-0, 250).

South Carroll: Sam Wright (Sr., OL/DL, 6-0, 270), Alex Terpening (Sr., QB/DB, 6-2, 175), Matt Kohanyl (Sr., OL/DL, 6-6, 340), Brandon White (Sr., RB/LB, 6-1, 180), Myron Dixon (Sr., WR/DB, 6-0, 180), Joe Wright (Jr., RB/LB, 6-2, 180), L.J. Costley (Jr., RB/LB, 5-9, 185), Davis Mellstrom (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 160), Ben McCarty (Jr., WR/DB, 5-7, 155), Anthony Nardo (Jr., QB, 5-7, 180), Ryan MacIvor (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 155), Dan Mullen (Soph., RB/LB, 6-0, 165).

Westminster: Andrew Gilford (Sr., QB, 6-1, 180), Josh Booker (Sr., RB/DB, 5-10, 202), Kevin Abendschoen (Sr., OL, 6-2, 250), Carter Pearce (Sr., WR/DB, 5-11, 175,), Tyler Krug (Jr., DE, 6-4, 220), Casey Randall (Sr., C/DL, 5-10, 240), Ricky Leister (Jr., RB/DB, 5-10, 170), Josh Fetchko (Sr., LB, 5-10, 215).

Winters Mill: Dave Blackwell (Sr., QB/FS, 6-2, 170), Nate Ritter (Sr., WR/SS, 6-1, 175), Kyle Oland (Sr., WR/DB, 5-9, 170), Josh Wike (Jr., RB, 5-9, 165), Brady Myers (Jr., OL, 6-0, 240), Seth Manion (Sr., OL, 6-2, 215), Jeremy Lowe (Sr., OL, 6-1, 270), Steve Martin (Sr., LB/DL, 6-2, 220), Vince Peangelis (Jr., DL, 5-10, 210), Gus Mohlhenrich (Sr., LB, 5-11, 160), Matt Shriver (Sr., LB, 5-9, 200), Justin Kozera (Jr., OLB, 6-2, 210), L.B. Brown (Sr., DB, 5-8, 160).

MVAL-Antietam Conference

Boonsboro: Branden McLean (Sr., RB/DB, 5-10, 190), Drew Lowery (Sr., RB/DB, 5-10, 185), Scott Haupt (Sr., G/LB, 6-0, 195), Luis Alvarez (Sr., G, 6-0, 200), Broc Kline (Sr., OL/NT, 6-0, 230), Josh Harwood (So., DL, 6-2, 270), J.R. Lowery (So., OL/DL, 5-10, 210), Brandon Foote (Sr., WR/DB, 5-10, 170), Andy Sigler (Jr., QB, 5-11, 155), Bobby Martin (Jr., FB/DE, 6-0, 205), Coby Dussio (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 150), Brandon Dove (Jr., WR/DB, 5-10, 150), Ryan Peters (Sr., OL/DL, 6-1, 230).

North Hagerstown: Greg Pheabus (Sr., MLB, 6-1, 195), Anthony Winter (Jr., ATH/DB, 5-10, 185), Dylan Dopson (So., OT/DT, 6-4, 255), Anthony Wells (Sr., SE/DB, 5-10, 165), A.J. Staley (So., FB/LB, 6-2, 190), Zach Eppard (Jr., C/DT, 5-10, 220), Corey Carpenter (Sr., G/LB, 5-10, 210), Zach Schreiber (Jr., OT/DE, 6-2, 210), Alex Wolters (Sr., OG/NG, 5-11, 220), Logan Middlekauff (Sr., OG/DT, 6-2, 200), Joel Mattei (Sr., SE, 6-3, 175), Steve Coccodrilli (Jr., QB, 5-10, 165), Josh Hall (So., WR/CB, 5-8, 160), Dominic Burford (Sr., CB, 6-1, 160), Cory Ballard (So., TB, 5-10, 170), Lynn Lowman (Sr., QB, 6-0, 160), Michael Franklin (Jr., TB/OLB, 5-8, 165).

Smithsburg: Nico Akers (Sr., MLB, 6-2, 180), Jerome Payne (Sr., FB, 6-0, 200), Taylor Damuth (Sr., RB, 5-10, 170), Adam Shaw (Sr., OL, 5-9, 175), Jay Hartley (Sr., CB, 6-0, 160).

South Hagerstown: Hunter Phillips (Jr., QB, 5-10, 160), Nick Stubbs (Jr., RB, 5-8, 155), Xavier Richardson (Sr., RB, 5-8, 170), Travis Kline (Sr., C/DT, 6-5, 260), Dakota Bartlett (Sr., OT/DT, 6-5, 265), Dustin Rowland (Sr., OG/DL, 6-0, 230), Michael Moroz (Sr., TE/DE, 6-0, 195), Dylan Burkett (Sr., DE, 6-0, 205).

Williamsport: Reggie Russ (Jr., RB, 5-9, 165), Blake Bandeff (Sr., QB, 5-7, 155), Seth Boggs (Sr., OT/DL, 6-0, 235), Nate Willis (Jr., WR/DE, 6-2, 185), Joey Sutch (Sr., RB/DB, 5-4, 150), Peter Martin (Sr., OT/DL, 6-1, 265), Kenny Frey (Sr., RB, 6-0, 190), Tyler Fisher (Sr., RB/LB, 6-0, 195), Mike Henry (Sr., WR/DB, 6-2, 185), Nate Tyson (Sr., WR, 5-8, 150).