WKBN Sports Team 27 is proud to once again shine the spotlight on the top high school football players in the Valley.
East Palestine Bulldogs high school football Big 22 nominee.
Salem Quakers high school football Big 22 nominee.
Poland senior Colt McFadden has committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Kent State University
The Red Devils senior tailback will join the Penguins as a preferred walk-on this Fall
The Big 22 Class of 2016 awards were presented December 15th at Antone’s Banquet Centre.
Bishop finished the season with 35 solo tackles and five sacks on defense.
The Greyhounds won their first District X title since 2009 and advanced to the Class AA state semifinals.
The Warren JFK Eagles took home the Division VII state championship.
Murphy finished the season with 36 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 3 sacks, 8 hurries, and 2 forced fumbles.
Marx has committed to continue his football career at Navy.
Johnson is a three-year starter that contributed on both sides of the ball in the Eagles run to a state championship.
Iarussi helped pave the way for a Wildcats playoff team that averaged 30 points and 295 rushing yards per game.
Williams finished the season with 90 tackles, 15 sacks, and three interceptions on defense.
The Indians QB finished with 38 total touchdowns in 2016.
Strickland amassed 66 receptions for 1,188 yards and 23 total touchdowns in 2016.
The Red Dragons signal caller totaled 24 touchdowns this season.
Bowden is the only player to have ever made the Big 22 class in four consecutive seasons.
Sherry is just a sophomore but is already off to a great start for the Bulldogs finishing with 33 total touchdowns this season.
The Leopards junior ran for 1,125 yards on the ground and totaled 19 touchdowns.
The senior signal-caller finishes his career with 5,886 passing yards and 64 touchdowns.
Musolino leaves Struthers as the school record holder with 66 career touchdowns.