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District 11 Week 2 Notes

Written by: on Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Whitehall’s Saquan Barkley rushed for 101 yards and 3 td’s in an overtime win over Central Catholic to put him over 2,000 yards rushing for his career.  Barkley also had an 82 yard punt return for a td in the game and now has 38 career td’s.  With his first td, Barkley broke a tie with Matt Hamscher who had 34 td’s from 2004-07.  Barkley also went by Nick Kurtz who scored 36 td’s from 1996-99.  Eric Fiore holds the school record with 42 td’s that he set from 2009-10.  Will Casella of Schuylkill Haven has 58 career td’s and is now tied with Robbie Frey of Lehighton (2005-07) and Darren Mason of Liberty (1997-99) for 25th all-time in District 11.  Casella leads the District with 430 yards and Gerald Douglas of Stroudsburg is second with 407.  Douglas scored 2 td’s in a win over PMW and now has 35 for his career.  Austyn Borre of Pleasant Valley had 2 receiving td’s against Bethlehem Catholic and now has 34 career td’s.  Borre just a junior, is now 2 td’s behind school record holder Rob Getz who had 36 td’s between 2009-11.  Christian Gretzinger of Palisades rushed for 186 yards and 2 td’s in a win over Salisbury.  Gretzinger now has 25 career td’s.  Shakur Lester of Dieruff went over 2,000 yards rushing for his career and now has 2,022 yards and 32 total td’s.  Michael McDaniel of Bethlehem Catholic has scored 5 td’s in the first two weeks and now has 35 for his career.  Collin Moyer of Tamaqua rushed for 228 yards and scored 3 td’s in a win over Schuylkill Valley.  Tre Nelson of Palmerton went over 1,000 yards for his career.  Wyatt Clements of Lehighton rushed for 132 yards and 4 td’s in a win over Minersville.  North Schuylkill’s QB Bobby Grigas rushed for 105 yards and a td, kicked a 26 yard field goal and threw for 108 yards and a score in a win over Blue Mountain. That sets up a tough Anthracite league match-up against Lehighton this week..
Travis Edmond of Southern Lehigh threw for a school record 358 yards in a win over Wilson.  Edmond broke his own school record of 289 yards that he set last year vs Notre Dame.  Edmond threw 3 td’s in the game and now needs 2 more to break his brother Ty’s school record of 35 that he set from 2009-11.  Edmond also needs just 80 yards to join the 4,000 yard club and is leading the District with 433 yards this year.  Tevon Weber of Salisbury is second with 398 yards.  Nick Rodichok of Williams Valley threw for 269 yards in a win over Millersburg.  Justin Albert went over 2,000 yards passing for his career in a loss to Freedom.  Tre Jordan of Pius X leads the District with 8 td passes this year.  Mason Kholi of Central Catholic and Zach Thatcher of Saucon Valley are tied for second with 7.  Thatcher was 9 for 9 for 102 yards and threw 4 td passes in their win over Northern Lehigh.  QB Mason Ryan of Mahanoy Area, threw for 80 yards and a td, rushed for 146 yards and a score and returned a fumble 80 yards for another td to lead the Golden Bears to a win over Schuylkill Haven.  Brandon Kuehner of Pleasant Valley threw for 314 yards in a loss to Bethlehem Catholic.
Tim Walter of Southern Lehigh caught 9 passes for 229 yards and 3 td’s vs Wilson.  The 229 yards breaks the school record of 202 yards set last year by Jacob Del Priore vs Notre Dame.  The 3 td’s ties the school record held by Joel Cope and Del Priore.  Cope had his 3 td’s against Wilson in 1980 and Del Priore had 3 vs Salisbury last year.  Conner Sullivan of Whitehall caught 7 passes for 133 yards and a score to bolt onto the first page of the chart.  Cam Richardson of Northwestern caught 2 passes for 50 yards and a td vs Bangor.  Richardson now has 10 career td catches, breaking the school record held by his head coach Josh Snyder.  Snyder had 9 career reception td’s from 1994-97.  He also ran for 2,653 yards and scored a total of 49 td’s in his career.  Williams Valley freshman, Allen Hand caught 3 passes for 111 yards and a td in a win over Millersburg.  Hand is only the 4th recorded freshman to have over 100 yards receiving in a game.  Matt Camilletti of Pius X leads the pack with 167 yards.  Shane Simpson of Easton did it 3 times with his best of 114 yards, and Jacen Nalesnik of Lehighton had 105 yards vs Marian Catholic.
Qmac Quiteh of Pocono Mountain West has exactly 1,000 yards rushing for his career.  Qmac joins his brothers, Franklyn and Terrence in the 1,000 yard club at PMW.  Franklyn holds the school record for a single season with 2,290 yards set in 2008 and career yards with 2,853.  Terence rushed for 1,069 yards in 2010 and finished his career with 1,873.  Mike, the fourth Quiteh brother was a receiver at PMW and ended his career with 48 receptions for 975 receiving yards.
Week 1 Trivia:  Let’s try this again.  Which District 11 team had the most consecutive years with a 1,000 yard rusher?
2014 single game highs: ( ) is the week the player accomplished the stat
Single Game Touchdowns (4)
4 (1) William Casella (Schuylkill Haven)
4 (1) Shane Simpson (Easton)
4 (2) Saquon Barkley (Whitehall)
4 (4) Wyatt Clements (Lehighton)
Single Game Rushing Yardage (200)
276 (1) Gerald Douglas (Stroudsburg)
228 (2) Collin Moyer (Tamaqua)
225 (1) William Casella (Schuylkill Haven)
Single Game Passing Yardage (200)
358 (2) Travis Edmond (Southern Lehigh) *School Record*
314 (2) Brandon Kuehner (Pleasant Valley)
269 (2) Nick Rodichok (Williams Valley)
235 (1) Tre Jordan (Pius X)
222 (1) Tevon Weber (Salisbury)
217 (1) Justin Albert (Nazareth)
Single Game TD Passes (4)
5 (1) Tre Jordan (Pius X)
4 (1) Mason Kholi (Central Catholic)
4 (2) Zach Thatcher (Saucon Valley)
Single Game Receptions (10)
Single Game Reception Yardage (150)
229 (2) Tim Walter (Southern Lehigh) *School Record*
Single Game Reception TD’s (3)
3 (1) Jeff Yordy (Pottsville Nativity)
3 (2) Tim Walter (Southern Lehigh) *Ties School Record*


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