Football – Academic All-Shore Team Honored at Gibbs Hall
TINTON FALLS — The first event related to the 40th Annual Shore Football Coaches Foundation All-Shore Gridiron Classic all-star football game took place on Sunday when some of the top players in the Shore Conference were honored for their standout work in the classroom.
A luncheon at Fort Monmouth’s Gibbs Hall recognized players from the 2016 season who were selected to the Academic All-Shore team. Two players from each team who earned at least a 3.0 GPA and made significant contributions to their team’s success on the field were presented with plaques and along with their parents and head coach, were treated to lunch by the SFCF.
Guest speakers included Rutgers University running backs coach Lester Erb, The College of New Jersey head coach Rocky Hager and Monmouth University head coach Kevin Callahan. The event was presided over by Shore Sports Network director Kevin Williams.
The divisional coaches of the year for the 2016 season were also honored and are as follows: Freehold Township’s Cory Davies in Class A North; St. John Vianney’s Derek Sininsky in Class A Central; Central’s Justin Fumando, Brick’s Len Zdanowicz and Toms River North’s Dave Oizerowitz in Class A South; Wall’s Dan Curcione and Manasquan’s Jay Price in Class B North’ Keyport’s Jay Graham in Class B Central; Point Boro’s Matt Cilento and Pinelands’ Brian Wilkinson.
Among the All-Shore scholar athletes are Asbury Park’s Namir Argilagos, who excelled at the prestigious High Technology High School in Lincroft and will attend Notre Dame University on an academic scholarship, and Pinelands’ Glenn Brown, who will graduate as the school’s class of 2017 valedictorian.
Shore Football Coaches Foundation 2016 Academic All-Shore Team
Asbury Park: Namir Argilagos, Tyrone Bailey
Barnegat: Connor Lustenberger, Jake Schmitz
Brick Memorial: Joe Manso, Justin Szuba
Brick: Dean Helstowski, John Prato
Colts Neck: Liam Abujawdeh, Steven Barsky
Central Regional: Andrew Kelly, Anthony Holloway
Donovan Catholic: Peter Schlendorf, David Novakowski
Freehold: Sean Neely, Reid Oslin
Freehold Township: Matt Cruz, Tyler Schulman
Holmdel: Vincent Vitiello, Seamus Wood
Howell: Ean Craig, Michael Ioannides
Jackson Liberty: Steven Schuster, Xavier Roman
Jackson Memorial: Magnus McCaleb, Dan Barker
Keansburg: Will Lambert, Christian Santiago
Keyport: Erik Nellis, Cody Young
Lacey: Evan Ross, Justin Frazee
Lakewood: Jah’sir Cooper, RaQuan Kenney
Long Branch: Keith Cooper, Xavier Jenkins
Manalapan: Cody Weiner, Jonathan Pimentel
Manasquan: Ben Barry, Damaso Jaime
Manchester: Chris Blaine, Dylan Cervenak
Marlboro: Ryan Cassidy, Anthony Mitchell
Matawan: Andrew Conzo, Joe Beukers
Mater Dei Prep: Shane Mastro
Middletown North: Brendan Kube, Nick Kish
Middletown South: Aneesh Agrawal, Michael Wilson
Monmouth Regional: Jay Eustace, Tyler Rebmann
Neptune: Gary Hoover, Damien Valentine
Ocean: Michael Krug, Anthony Mazza
Pinelands: Glenn Brown, Thomas Madge
Point Pleasant Beach: Roddy Rupp, Dominick Waldman
Point Pleasant Boro: Hayden Frey, Justin Rafi
Raritan: Sean Agar, Eugene Kolibas
Red Bank Catholic: Nasir Darnell, Alex Sargiss
Red Bank: Ryan Garley, Kevin Laughlin
Rumson-Fair Haven: Ryan Tuorto, James Melia
Shore Regional: Matt Pennell, Michael Devine
St. John Vianney: J.P. Tarantino, Edward Sheridan
Southern Regional: Dane Walker, Dylan Smith
Toms River East: Vincent Miranda, Kyle Blue
Toms River South: Todd Stueber, Cooper Guzzi
Toms River North: Esiah Santamaria, Chris Renda
Wall: Kyle Dallicardillo, Mike Andrejco
The 2017 All-Shore Gridiron Classic will take place on Thursday, June 30 at Shore Regional High School’s Feeney Field. It will be the 40th edition of New Jersey’s longest running high school football all-star game. The rosters will be released in May and announced right here on Shore Sports Network.
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