Congratulations to these high school football players for being selected by Dick Gallagher as defensive players of the week for week 5:

Sam Arrington, Cleveland Hill

Seth Penn, Lake Shore

Tom Delahoy, Clymer/Sherman/Panama

Ryan Utley, Lake Shore

Scott Becht, Williamsville North

Alex Buckley, Lake Shore

Zack Trim, Maple Grove

John W Milks, Kenmore West

Dylan Kelly, Williamsville North

Mark Marrelli, Kenmore West

Ryan Haner, Newfane

Chris Schiavone, Kenmore West

Scott Hopkins, Williamsville North

Grant Moore, Jamestown

Julian Nixon, Newfane

Dre Tyson, Amherst

Jake Orlando, Williamsville North

Nick Huber, Williamsville South

Parker Valvo, Iroquois

Jim Manna, Williamsville South

D’Jae Perry, St. Mary’s

Tommy Vaughan, Williamsville South

Chad Dunbar, Newfane

Andrew Woltz, West Seneca East

Lucas Webber, Iroquois

Shaun Dolac, West Seneca East

Claeb Auernhamer, Newfane

Ray Moore, West Seneca East

Cory Day, Iroquois

Nick Julian, St. Joe’s

Dalton Goldberg, Clymer/Sherman/Panama

Reilly Wood, St. Joe’s

Chris Diem, Cleveland Hill

Zach Fischer, Maple Grove

Dylan Lis, Depew

Ryan Majerowski, Cleveland Hill

Ugene Harrison, Albion

Mike Rigerman, Pioneer

Matt Kovelski, Albion

Taivaughn Roach, Cheektowaga

Faizon Munir, Southwestern

Miles Haynes, McKinley

Colin Melquist, Southwestern

Joel Richards, Bennett

Drew Wigren, Southwestern

Chris Pettiway, Bennett

Cooper Pannes, Southwestern

Jake DeWolf, Niagara Wheatfield

Alex Calabrese, Southwestern

Mike Ziegler, Niagara Wheatfield

Tyrece Kristan-Johnson, Dunkirk

Nick Fratercangelo, Olean

Brian Cox, Dunkirk

Icar Simon, Olean

Malique Carter, Dunkirk

Dylan Vincent, Olean

Robbie Penhollow, Cassadaga Valley/Falconer

Ben Restivo, Albion

Daniel Torres, Cassadaga Valley/Falconer

Jonathan Depuy, Albion

Josh Horton, Hutch-Tech

Nick Martinez, Cattaraugus/Little Valley

Jihad Abdul Nafi, Hutch-Tech

Andrew Bernard, Randolph/Frewsburg

Rodney Bailey, Hutch-Tech

Wyatt Sluga, Randolph/Frewsburg

D’Jae Perry, St. Mary’s

Brandon Fowler, Amherst

Jaquan Manuel, St. Mary’s

Charles Kilgo, Amherst

CJ Ozolins, St. Mary’s

Aaren Horvath, Wilson

Nicklos Steuber, Wilson

Griffin Chudy, Franklinville/Ellicottville

Colton Stetz, Eden/North Collins

Nick Costanzo, Maryvale

Dylan Bieler, Orchard Park

Colby Taggart, Maryvale

Nick Baker, JFK

Deondre Rice, Maryvale

Noah Bieler, Orchard Park

Jordan Snyder, JFK

Jemelle Jones, Williamsville South

Qusar Hunt, Lockport

Jeremiah Sanders, South Park

Jerrett Eck, Edens/North Collins

Deon Burnett, South Park

Antoine Henry, Lockport

Justin Johnson, South Park

Josh Doel-Morales, Lockport

Greg Braswell, South Park

Jacob Demarco, Eden/North Collins

Trevor Smith, Pioneer

Mijah Bland, Amherst

Caleb Riordan, Pioneer

DP Browning, St. Francis

Tyler Ellis, Pioneer

Dominik Thomas, St. Francis

Mason Lewis, Medina

Jack Lauer, St. Francis

Javon Thomas, Cleveland Hill

Collin O'Brien, Clarence

Quinten Burke, Clarence

Noah Corry, Clarence

Dylan McDuffie, Sweet Home

Rob Giancarlo, Sweet Home

London Smith, Lackawanna

Maurice Robertson, Sweet Home

Jakwon Ingram, Lackawanna

Nick Anzalone, Grand Island

Manny Land, Lackawanna

Frank DePalma, Grand Island

Kenny Yockey, Grand Island

Danny Elvers, Lackawanna

Jaquan Johnson, Grand Island

Daniel Hariq, Canisius

Ben Schoenle, Canisius

Brendan Dillon, Canisius

Joel Nicholas, Canisius

Bryan Ball, West Seneca West

Mike Glinski, West Seneca West

Liam Scheuer, West Seneca West

Brad Claycomb, West Seneca West

Jason Funk, Alden

Christian Snell, Alden

Bryan Cybulski, Alden

Brandon Windnagle, Alden

Ben Restivo, Albion

Brennan Hughes, Albion

Jaquess Harrison, Albion

Back to Week 5