All-Gazette football: offense
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Player of the Year
Zach Zwinak, Linganore, Junior, RB/LB
A first team All-State selection and highly touted Division I recruit, Zwinak rushed for 1,442 yards and 20 touchdowns for the Class 4A runner up Lancers. He also tallied approximately 50 tackles as a linebacker. The 6-foot-2, 240-pounder is getting several Division- I looks in his junior year.
Dwayne Jenkins, Thomas Johnson, Sr., QB
Threw for nearly 2,300 yards with 13 touchdowns in leading the Patriots to the Class 4A North Region playoffs.
Nick Forbes, Thomas Johnson, Jr., RB
Rushed for 1,166 yards and 16 touchdowns on 143 carries.
Ryan Bonheyo, MSD, Sr., RB
Concluded his stellar career with the Orioles by posting 21 touchdowns and nearly 1,600 yards in another Deaf National championship season. Will play for Towson in 2009.
LaMont Wims, SJCP, So., RB
Averaged over 11 yards per carry while accounting for over 2,000 yards and 20 TD's for the MIAA C conference champions.
Pat Balderson, Linganore, Sr., RB
Speedster rushed for over 1,000 yards while contributing 16 TD's. Considering an offer from Army.
Ryan Dixon, Linganore, Jr., WR
Hauled in 15 touchdowns while accounting for approximately 1,000 yards for Linganore.
Paul Grabowski, Urbana, Sr., WR
Finished with over 40 receptions 800 yards for the Hawks.
D.J. Scott, Thomas Johnson, Sr., WR
Committed to Central Michigan University, the Patriots' wideout lead the Monocacy Valley Athletic League in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns.
Sean Fitzpatrick, Urbana, Sr., TE
Clutch pass catcher grabbed 20 passes for 340 yards for the Hawks.
Rob Havenstein, Linganore, Jr., OL
First Team All State and All-MVAL Chesapeake selection is being recruited by dozens of major college programs.
Bobby Kmetz, Urbana, Sr., OL
First team All-MVAL Chesapeake was a feared blocker.
Kyle Tucker, Linganore, Sr., OL
Another punishing blocker who consistently opened holes for the state runner-ups .
Jacob Thompson, Middletown, Sr., OL
Earned All-MVAL Piedmont Conference honors for the Knights.
Billy Hall, Glenelg, Sr., OL
Was named first team All-Howard County performer and was a standout on defense as well.
Jackarie Jackson, Tuscarora, Sr., AP
A threat at running back and quarterback, Jackson led the Titans' with nearly 900 yards rushing, 15 total touchdowns and was selected to the inaugural Maryland Crab Bowl. Also solid returnman and defensive back.
Alex Eckard, Linganrore, Jr., PK
The area's best kicker, he contributed Linganore's only points in the 4A state final and was first team All MVAL Chesapeake Conference.
Nick Martz, Linganore, Jr., QB
Jesse Heon, Urbana, Sr., QB
Nathan Lenhart, Catoctin, Sr., RB
Ethan Baker, Brunswick, Sr., RB
Sean Chilson, Catoctin, Sr., RB
Jalen Gee, Frederick, Fr., WR
Nick Nowacyzk, Catoctin, Sr., WR
Joey Zuniga, Walkersville, Sr., WR
Jake Fields, Catoctin, Sr., OL
Lex Utt, Urbana, Sr., OL
Nick Scardapane, Linganore, Sr., OL
Sean Brennan, Tuscarora, Sr., OL
Andy Anderson, Linganore, Sr., OL
Shawn Harrington, MSD, Jr., TE
Bryce McGuire, Catoctin, Jr., All-Purpose
Ray Durante, Urbana, Jr., PK
QB — Michael Mabashov, MSD; Josh Marshall, Tuscarora
RB — Ethan Kramer, MSD; Josh Jackson, Frederick; Todd Rewolinski, MSD; Kevin Myers, Linganore; Andrew Hartman, Frederick; Tyler White, Walkersville
WR — Danzel Ferguson, Frederick; Fabian Gonzalez, Tuscarora; Marcus Hall, Brunswick; Jay Rosa,SJCP; Pat Ryan, Middletown; Victor Walker, Thomas Johnson
TE — George Gambrell, Linganore; Shawn Harrington, MSD; Chris Turner, Walkersville
OL — Hanson Barrick, Tuscarora; Dave Carr, South Carroll; Mark Cross, MSD; Lucas Dayhoff, Walkersville; Jordan Dixon, Walkersville; Tommy Edwards, Tuscarora; Matt Green, Walkersville; Clayton Grossinger, MSD; Garry Harraka, SJCP; Jack Mazzie, Tuscarora; Bradley McCleary, Tuscarora; Steve Probst, Thomas Johnson; Kevin Saylor, Linganore ; Chris Schildt, Catoctin; Aaron Gruber, Frederick; Steven Weiss, Linganore
PK — Ethan Wigfield, Brunswick