Their accomplishments on the field have been recognized and celebrated several times over throughout their careers, but this particular day was a time to stand and applaud their work in the classroom.

The Shore Football Coaches Foundation honored 85 Shore Conference seniors for their academic prowess at the annual All-Shore Academic Breakfast on Sunday at the Days Hotel’s Atlantis Ballroom in Toms River.

Two seniors from each of the Shore Conference’s 43 football programs were selected by the Academic All-Shore Committee and presented with a personalized plaque to commemorate the event. A full list of all the honorees can be seen below.

Shore Sports Network’s own Ed Sarluca served as the master of ceremonies and a trio of excellent guest speakers delivered words of wisdom to the 265 guests in attendance. The first guest speaker was William Paterson defensive coordinator Shaun Williams, who enjoyed a nine-year NFL career with the New York Giants (1995-2005) and Carolina Panthers (2006). He was followed by Casey Goff, the head coach at The College of New Jersey. First-year Rutgers University defensive coordinator Andy Buh offered a powerful message to the student-athletes as they get set to begin the next chapter of their lives.

The 2018 Shore Conference division coaches of the year were also honored. Those were: Steve Antonucci (Middletown South, American Division), Jerry Schulte (Rumson-Fair Haven, Colonial Division), Vin Mistretta (Jackson Memorial, Constitution Division), Frank Edgerly (Red Bank Catholic, Freedom Division), Jay Price (Manasquan, Liberty Division), Matt Fuller (Pinelands, Patriot Division) and Jeff Rainess (Holmdel, National Division).

The next event on the high school football calendar is the annual All-Shore Classic, which will take place on Thursday, July 11, at Long Branch High School. Rosters for the game will be announced in May.

The 2018-19 Academic All-Shore Team:

Asbury Park Quadir Lawson Alexander Peavy
Barnegat Tim Lauterbach Sean Morris
Brick Memorial Tyler Sindel Kyle McBride
Brick Township Jacob Wynkoop Cory Englehardt
Central Regional Peter Rahtjen Gunnar Nemeth
Colts Neck Justin Dibsie Brendan Wei
Donovan Catholic Bobo Aluko
Freehold Vincent Manning Knox Stokes
Freehold Township Zach Barilka Gaven Ferraro
Holmdel Jeffrey DeCicco Ryan Day
Howell Thomas Foti Jameson Curto
Jackson Liberty Michael Chmura Aidan Alverson
Jackson Memorial Sean Sharo James Demaio
Keansburg Derek Levendusky Gabriel Torres
Keyport Michael Handler Shykim Treadwell
Lacey Quint Kearns Bobby Manino
Lakewood Tye Pierce Kevin Rodriguez
Long Branch Luke Arnold Devyn Blount
Manalapan Tyler Ciemniecki Nicholas Marzo
Manasquan Alec Wells Jack Fabean
Manchester Andrew Dodd Markel Hourigan-Hutton
Marlboro Jake Feiss Billy Delaney
Matawan Devin Williams Lucas Castaneda
Mater Dei Russell Ferrisi Chris Autino
Middletown North Aidan Campbell Steven Holler
Middletown South Matthew Tardy Brady Smith
Monmouth Regional Robert Witkowski David Bettencourt
Neptune Hasaan Worthy Kevin Clohosey
Ocean Township Joseph Didario Brian Lynch
Pinelands Kevin Cameron Garrett Brown
Point Pleasant Beach Tristan White Connor Smith
Point Pleasant Boro Garrett Romer Scott Franceschini
Raritan George Mazur Joseph Callahan
Red Bank Catholic Jaden Key MJ Wright
Red Bank Regional Gavin Mahoney Jack Niesz
Rumson-Fair Haven Ethan Ardolino Ryan McCann
Saint John Vianney Jack DeBold Damon Washington
Shore Regional Gil Goldsmith Sam Aromando
Southern Regional Luke Galan Carmen Deo
Toms River East Ryan McIntire Tyler Toth
Toms River North Bryce Pruitt Stavon Drew
Toms River South Samuel D. Conover Samuel O. Akinlolu
Wall Tanner Powers Joe Fardella

 

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