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The Tablet’s 2018 H.S. All-Star Football Team

With another competitive season of Brooklyn/Queens CHSFL football in the books, here is The Tablet’s 2018 All-Diocesan Team

Players were selected from the five high schools that field gridiron teams in Brooklyn and Queens: Christ the King H.S., Middle Village; Holy Cross H.S., Flushing; Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush; St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows; and Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge.

Special thanks to the league’s coaches for providing nominations and statistics.

First-Team Offense

Quarterback

Michael Henglein: Holy Cross; senior; 74-of-143 passing, 1,317 passing yds., 15 passing TDs, 18 carries, 40 rushing yds., three rushing TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Omarion Jones: St. Francis Prep (Photo courtesy St. Francis Prep)

Omarion Jones: St. Francis Prep; junior; 21-of-53 passing, 305 passing yds., two passing TDs, 56 carries, 311 rushing yds., three rushing TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Running Back

Shane Greene: Xaverian; junior; 83 carries, 323 rushing yds., six rushing TDs, four catches, 59 receiving yds.; selected CHSFL All-League

Roberto Auguste: Xaverian; senior; team captain; 88 carries, 355 rushing yds., two rushing TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2016 and 2017 Tablet All-Star

Thomas Resker: Xaverian; junior; 44 carries, 187 rushing yds., one rushing TD, 15 catches, 202 receiving yds., two receiving TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Justin McDuffie: Nazareth; junior; 60 carries, 256 rushing yds., five rushing TDs; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Tirek Murphy: Christ the King; junior; team captain; 118 carries, 627 rushing yds., seven rushing TDs, 13 catches, 131 receiving yds., two receiving TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Nazareth McFarlan: St. Francis Prep; senior; 83 carries, 512 rushing yds., four rushing TDs, three catches, 70 receiving yds.; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Aubrey Mitchell: St. Francis Prep; sophomore; 25 carries, 67 rushing yds., two rushing TDs, nine catches, 109 receiving yds., one receiving TD; selected CHSFL All-League

Wide Receiver/Tight End

Jason Perlstein: Xaverian; senior; team captain; 23 catches, 496 receiving yds., three receiving TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; 2016 and 2017 Tablet All-Star

Tyriek Dodd: Holy Cross; senior; 15 catches, 350 receiving yds., five receiving TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

John Beaubrun: Holy Cross; junior; 25 catches, 418 receiving yds., five receiving TDs, 46 carries, 334 rushing yds., three rushing TDs; selected CHSFL All-League

Nazareth McFarlan: St. Francis Prep (Photo courtesy St. Francis Prep)

Seth Orengo: Holy Cross; senior; 21 catches, 386 receiving yds., two receiving TDs, 15 carries, 95 rushing yds.; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Offensive Line

Joe Leone: Xaverian; senior; team captain; recipient of the CHSFL Metropolitan Football Association Award; 2016 and 2017 Tablet All-Star

Christian Appel: Xaverian; senior; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Francis Ezeagbr: Xaverian; sophomore

Brenton Wynter Jr.: Nazareth; senior; team captain; recipient of the CHSFL Joe Thomas Memorial Award for ‘A’ Lineman of the Year; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Adam El-Gammal: Christ the King; senior; team captain; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; will play college football at the University of Cincinnati

Darryl Fuller: Christ the King; senior; team captain; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; will play college football at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Dante Skoros: Holy Cross; senior

Kieran Kelly: St. Francis Prep; senior; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Eric Terrano: St. Francis Prep; junior

First-Team Defense

Defensive Line

Derrin Hansen: Xaverian; junior; 57 tackles, 2.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Christian Appel: Xaverian; senior; 35 tackles; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Josh Rivera: Xaverian; junior; 27 tackles

Brenton Wynter Jr.: Nazareth; senior; team captain; 32 tackles, 7.0 sacks; recipient of the CHSFL Joe Thomas Memorial Award for ‘A’ Lineman of the Year; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Jarred Harrison-Hunte: Christ the King; senior; team captain; 45 tackles, 3.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Tyriek Dodd: Holy Cross; senior; 33 tackles, 2.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Xavier Castro: St. Francis Prep; senior; team captain; 44 tackles, two recovered fumbles; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; selected CHSFL All-Leagu

Max Cassamajor: St. Francis Prep; senior; 38 tackles, two forced fumbles; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Linebacker

Shane Greene: Xaverian; junior; 40 tackles; selected CHSFL All-League

Brian Langan: Xaverian; senior; 38 tackles, two recovered fumbles; selected CHSFL All-Leagu

Brandon Ramrattan: Xaverian; senior; 37 tackles; recipient of the CHSFL Golden 11 Award; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Kevin Fleetwood: Nazareth; senior; team captain; 53 tackles, 4.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Donte Kenney: Holy Cross; senior; team captain; 95 tackles; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Daniel Chung: St. Francis Prep; sophomore; 50 tackles; three forced fumbles

Defensive Back

Roberto Auguste: Xaverian H.S. (Photo courtesy Xaverian H.S.)

Roberto Auguste: Xaverian; senior; team captain; 40 tackles, 2.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2016 and 2017 Tablet All-Sta

Jason Perlstein: Xaverian; senior; team captain; 52 tackles, two interceptions; selected CHSFL All-League; 2016 and 2017 Tablet All-Star

Thomas Resker: Xaverian; junior; 34 tackles, 2.0 sacks; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Justin McDuffie: Nazareth; junior; 41tackles; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Jamel Nicholson Jr.: Nazareth; senior; team captain; 37 tackles; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Nazareth McFarlan: St. Francis Prep; senior; 43 tackles; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

John Beaubrun: Holy Cross; junior; 39 tackles, two interceptions; selected CHSFL All-League

Jahlani Sundar: Christ the King; senior; 28 tackles, one interception; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

First-Team Special Teams

Kicker

Owen Cole: St. Francis Prep; sophomore; 9-of-12 on extra-point attempts

Punter

Keneil Desir: Nazareth; senior; 28 punts, 698 punting yds., 24.9 yd. punt average

Second-Team Offense

Quarterback

 James Resker: Xaverian; junior; 55-of-97 passing, 780 passing yds., six passing TDs, 37 carries, 80 rushing yds.; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Noah Bodden: Christ the King; sophomore; 92-of-205 passing, 1,281 passing yds., eight passing TDs; selected CHSFL All-Leagu

Running Back

Kevin Fleetwood: Nazareth; senior; team captain; 25 carries, 99 rushing yds.; selected CHSFL All-League; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Ladon Hicks: Holy Cross; junior; 11 carries, 38 rushing yds., 10 catches, 151 receiving yds., two receiving TDs

Chance Ward: Holy Cross; senior; 75 carries, 366 rushing yds., three rushing TDs

Luca Capo: St. Francis Prep; senior; team captain; 56 carries, 255 rushing yds., one rushing TD

Wide Receiver/Tight End

Justin Wolf: Xaverian; junior; 21 catches, 217 receiving yds., three receiving TDs

Jordan Murrell: Xaverian; junior; four catches, 75 receiving yds., one receiving TD

Teshawn Howard: Nazareth; senior; seven catches, 59 receiving yds.

Rudy Silvera: Christ the King; senior; eight catches, 148 receiving yds., three receiving TDs; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Dante Goodwyn: Christ the King; junior; 19 catches, 330 receiving yds., two receiving TDs

Tahliq Battle: Christ the King; junior; 15 catches, 328 receiving yds., one receiving TD; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Offensive Line

Brandon Ramrattan: Xaverian; senior; recipient of the CHSFL Golden 11 Award; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Chris Gidiuli: Xaverian; senior; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Sean Colclough: Nazareth; sophomore

John Callahan: Holy Cross; senior

Juan Burnet-Merlin: St. Francis Prep; junior

Second-Team Defense

Defensive Line

Francis Ezeagbr: Xaverian; sophomore; 20 tackles

Chris Gidiuli: Xaverian; senior; eight tackles; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl

Elijah Jordan: Nazareth; senior; 58 tackles, 2.0 sacks; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Chase Duncan: Holy Cross; junior; 44 tackles

Flauderson Fergilus: St. Francis Prep; junior; 15 tackles

Zephron Lester: Christ the King; junior; 26 tackles; selected CHSFL All-League

Linebacker

Ladon Hicks: Holy Cross; junior; 54 tackles

Jahil Watson: Christ the King; senior; 58 tackles, 3.0 sacks; named Defensive M.V.P. of 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Defensive Back

Jordan Murrell: Xaverian; junior; 19 tackles, one interception

Emmanuel Olagunju: Xaverian; junior; 22 tackles; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Rudy Silvera: Christ the King; senior; 23 tackles; selected CHSFL All-League; played in 2018 CHSFL Senior Bowl; 2017 Tablet All-Star

Jaeden Smith: Holy Cross; junior; 25 tackles

Octavious Bailey: Holy Cross; junior; 34 tackles

John Zarnowski: Holy Cross; senior; 32 tackles

Nicholas Parfait: St. Francis Prep; senior; 20 tackles, one interception

Second-Team Special Teams

Kicker

Marco Oliveri: Holy Cross; senior; 1-of-3 on field-goal attempts, 12-of-16 on extra-point attempts

Punter

Christopher Hine: St. Francis Prep; senior; 15 punts, 500 punting yds., 33.3 yd. punt average


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