The following are Dick Gallagher’s picks for his best of the best after week 12 of the 2017 Western New York high school football season:

Underclassmen of the Week:

Easton Tanner, Maple Grove

Carson Christ, Maple Grove

Zach Fischer, Maple Grove

D.J. Brown, Maple Grove

John Speyer, West Seneca West

Bryan Ball, West Seneca West

Josh Clifton, West Seneca West

Kyle Haettich, West Seneca West

Joel Nichols, Canisius

Joe Jamison, Canisius

Casey Kelly, St. Joe’s

Jaden Lofton, St. Joe’s

Javon Thomas, Cleveland Hill

Conor Mahony, Lancaster

Dick Gallagher’s Fantasy Football Team:

QB – Matt Myers, West Seneca West

RB – Nick Fabrizio, Maple Grove

RB – Joe Andreessen, Lancaster

RB – Javon Thomas, Cleveland Hill

WR – Juston Johnson, West Seneca West

WR – Tommy Zolnowski, Cheektowaga

K – Josh Clifton, West Seneca West

Dick Gallagher’s Elite 11:

Matt Myers, West Seneca West

Juston Johnson, West Seneca West

Bryan Ball, West Seneca West

Nick Fabrizio, Maple Grove

Easton Tanner, Maple Grove

Zak Trim, Maple Grove

Joe Jamison, Canisius

Javon Thomas, Cleveland Hill

Joe Andreessen, Lancaster

Brett Beetow, Lancaster

Jayce Johnson, Canisius

Unsung Players of the Week:

Josh Clifton, West Seneca West

Brad Claycomb, West Seneca West

Easton Tanner, Maple Grove

Zach Fischer, Maple Grove

Truman Purslow, Maple Grove

Benjamin Mazur, Lancaster

Casey Kelly, St. Joe’s

Kyle Backert, Lancaster

Ryan Mansell, Lancaster

Sam Arrington, Cleveland Hill

Defensive Players of the Week:

Nick Fabrizio, Maple Grove

Zak Trim, Maple Grove

Easton Tanner, Maple Grove

Carson Crist, Maple Grove

Zach Fischer, Maple Grove

Vinny Draper, West Seneca West

Bryan Ball, West Seneca West

David Beard, West Seneca West

Joe Andreessen, Lancaster

Ben Damiani, Lancaster

Brett Beetow, Lancaster

Jacob Michalski, Lancaster

Paul Woods, Canisius

Joe Jamison, Canisius

Aaron Wahler, Cleveland Hill

Max Giordano, Lancaster

Nicholas Julian, St. Joe's

Reilly Woods, St. Joe's

Samuel Kline, St. Joe's

RJ Brandon, Canisius

Kyle Backert, Lancaster

Mitch Klima, Lancaster

Brett Beetow, Lancaster

David Beard, West Seneca West

Josh Wilson, West Seneca West

Liam Scheuer, West Seneca West

Brad Claycomb, West Seneca West

George Newcomb, West Seneca West

Michael Glinski, West Seneca West