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Dick Gallagher's Elite 11 Commentary: Week 9

Dick Gallagher gives his elite 11 players after week 9 of high school football.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Elite 11 players in week 9 led their teams to victory based on their outstanding impact performances. They include the following players:

Anthony McCarley, Amherst senior RB, rushed for 251 yards, 5 touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in the Tigers’ win over Hutch-Tech.

Michael Pataky, Orchard Park senior LB, recorded 14 tackles including 4 for losses in the Quakers’ win over Bennett.

Jon Clifford, Williamsville South junior QB/DB passed for 112 yards, 3 touchdowns and recorded 9 tackles and a sack in the Billies’ win over West Seneca East.

Tywon Wright, Southwestern senior RB/LB rushed for 85 yards, 3 touchdowns, recorded 7 tackles and recovered a fumble in the Trojans’ win over Chautauqua Lake.

Patrick Mootry, McKinley senior WR/DB, returned an intercepted pass for a touchdown, made 10 tackles, recovered a fumble and broke up 3 passes in the Macks’ win over the Indians.

Denton Tilly, Pioneer senior DE, recorded 8 tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and had 1 QB pressure in the Panthers’ loss to the Falcons.

Jason Mansell, Lancaster junior QB, passed for 2 touchdowns and rushed for 2 touchdowns in the Legends’ win over Jamestown.

Brilliance Johnson, Albion senior RB, rushed for 141 yards and 1 touchdown to lead the Purple Eagles past Olean.

Bobby Atlas, Wilson senior QB, passed for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns including a 66-yard touchdown pass to Julian Andreola with 1.22 seconds to go to lead the Lakemen to victory over Portville.

Keith Jackson, South Park junior RB, rushed for 115 yards and 1 touchdown in the Sparks’ win over the Vikings.

Addison Copeland, WNY Maritime/Health Sciences, scored on a 80 yards touchdown and returned a punt for a touchdown to lead the Falcons past the Panthers.