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Dick Gallagher's Best of the Best: Week 5

Dick Gallagher gives his take on the best of the best high school football players after week 5 of the regular season
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Congratulations to the following high school football players for making Dick Gallagher's "Best of the Best" list after week 5 of the regular season. 

Most Touchdown Passes – 5 Mykell Hepburn, South Park

Most Yards Rushing – 293 yds. Tra’e Hill, Pioneer

Most Field Goals – 2 Devin Connolly, Depew

Most Tackles –  15 Jake Skinner, Fredonia

Most Yards Receiving – 171 yds. Eddie Vona, Kenmore West

Most Receptions –  10 Eddie Vona, Kenmore West

Most Yards Passing – 424 yds. Zac Boyes, Kenmore West

Most Sacks – 2 Marquan Fluitt, South Park, Denton Tilly, Pioneer

Most TDs Rushing – 4 Gino Fontanarosa, Lew-Port

Most Explosive Team – South Park

Players of the Week

Class AA
Jaylen Butera, Jamestown

Class A-1
Dillon Weir, West Seneca West
Mykell Hepburn, South Park

Class A-2
Anthony McCarley, Amherst
Davare Mathis, West Seneca East

Class B-1
Tra’e Hill, Pioneer

Class B-2
Phil Messina, Dunkirk

Class B-3
Brillance Johnson, Albion
Devin Connolly, Depew

Class B-4
Sincere Jefferson, Burgard

Class C North
Drew Westmoreland, Wilson

Class C South
Cooper Pannes, Southwestern

Class D
Gerrtt Hinsdale, CSP

MSGR Martin Assn
Xzavier Janczylik, St. Francis
Tyler Baker, Canisius

Underclassmen of the Week

Section VI

Class AA – Jaylen Butera, Jamestown

Class A-1 – Isaiah Simmons, West Seneca West

Takeo Funderburg, McKinley

Class A-2 – Davare Mathis, West Seneca East

Class B-1 – Cameron Warburton, Cheektowaga

Class B-2 – Trey Kleitz, Iroquois

Class B-3 – Anthony Freeman, Albion

Class B-4 – Zach Snow, Newfane

Class C North – Unknown

Class C South – Jayden Lassiter, Portville

Class D – Logan Frank, Franklinville/Ellicottville

MSGR Martin – Tyler Baker, Canisius

Special Teams Players of the Week

Devon Connolly, Depew

Tra’e Hill, Pioneer

Tyler Ely, Pioneer

Zavon Oveton, CSP

Henry Hunter, McKinley

Zion Page, Niagara Falls

John Swabik, CSP

Coaches of the Week

Section VI

Class AA – Eric Rupp, Lancaster

Don Bass, Niagara Falls

Class A-1 – Brian Davis, McKinley

Class A-2 – Jason Beckman, Amherst

Class B-1 – Mike Fatta, Cheektowaga

Class B-2 – Mike Sarratori, Dunkirk

Class B-3 – Adam Krenning, Albion

Class B-4 – Jason Kolb, Burgard

Class C North – Bill Atlas, Wilson

Class C South – Josh Brooks, Portvill

Class D – Ty Harper, CSP

MSGR Martin Assoc. – Jerry Smith, St. Francis

Unsung Players of the Week

Paul Rogers, Niagara Falls

Zavon Overton, CSP

Angel Carabello, Silver Creek

Matt Wagner, Orchard Park

Tavi Cruz, South Park

Declan Faery, Wilson

Cameron Chandler, Cheektowaga

Keith Jackson, South Park

Mike Glinski, West Seneca West

Tyler Ely, Pioneer

Tom Bestpitch, St. Francis

Vincent Lomeo, St. Joes

Trey Kleitz, Iroquois

Logan Schwartz, Depew

Sam Murphy, St. Joe’s

Fantasy Football Team

QB – Mykel Hepburn, South Park

RB – Tra’e Hill, Pioneer

RB – Gino Fontanarosa, Lew-Port

RB – Brilliance Johnson, Albion

WR – Kevin Hillman, Albion

WR – Dre Augustaniak, South Park

K – Devon Connolly, Depew