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All-State Selections:

 

Noah Brown, Pope John, 6-2, 212, Sr.
The senior wide receiver/running back had 1,363 total yards and 21 touchdowns helping Pope John reach
the Non-Public, Group 3 final and earn a No. 13 ranking in the Star-Ledger Top 20. He is headed to Ohio State
next season and was the West Jersey Player of the Year.

THIRD TEAM
Sherman Alston, St. Joseph (Mont.)
Ryan Bell, Ridge
Jamauri Bogan, Union
Cameron Chambers, Timber Creek
Irvin Charles, Paul VI
Greg DeFranco, Montclair
Myles Hartsfield, Sayreville
Ryan Izzo, Pope John
Will Kline, Montclair
Carmen Scalfani, Brick
Charlie Terry, Summit
Dave Tolentino, St. Peter's Prep
Kevin Wilkins, St. Joseph (Mont.)

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All-West Jersey Selections

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Noah Brown

 

OFFENSE FIRST TEAM:

 

Sonny Abramson, Pope John, 6-2, 209, Soph
In his second year as a starting QB, Abramson threw for 2,701 yards and 34 touchdowns,
leading Pope John to the Non-Public, Group 3 final and No. 13 in The Star-Ledger Top 20.

 

Austin Bailey, Pope John, 5-10, 170, Junior
Bailey is a two-time First Team All-West Jersey wide receiver. Accumulated 751 yards and 10 TDs
playing in the shadow of Noah Brown and Ryan Izzo.

 

Noah Brown, Pope John, 6-2, 212, Senior
Headed to Ohio State next season, the receiver/running back hybrid had 1,363 total yards and 21 total TDs,
many of them coming on stunningly athletic runs and catches.

 

Ryan Izzo, Pope John, 6-6, 220, Senior
The big tight end is headed to Florida State after collecting 766 receiving yards and seven TDs.

 

 

DEFENSE FIRST TEAM:

Noa Merritt, Pope John, 6-0, 250, Senior
Defensive tackle is headed to Western Michigan. Heart and soul of Pope John's defense

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