TOP AREA SENIORS Turning a recruiter's head


Name (school)SizeNote
Running back
Maurice Clarett (Harding)6-0, 231Ohio State recruit
Evan Beard (Boardman)6-0, 215Might move to linebacker in college
Jerad Jordan (Hubbard)5-11, 185Great 1-2 punch with Anthony Smith
Danny Zitkovic (Springfield)6-0, 170Out from under brother's shadow
Dave Herron (Harding)6-2, 229Herron blocks, Clarett runs free
John Angelo (Ursuline)6-0, 225Struck out 16 in a regional baseball game
Offensive line
Doug Datish (Howland)6-6, 300Ohio State recruit
Steve Vallos (Boardman)6-3, 285Lead blocker for Evan Beard
Josh Aikens (Leetonia)6-5, 310His size says it all
Tom Manning (Ursuline)6-0, 250Third year starting
Anthony Wright (Campbell)6-4, 30013 pancake blocks
Receiver
Jimmy Riley (Ursuline)6-0, 185Averaged 23.4 yards a catch, scored 18 TDs
Brett Green (East Liverpool)6-2, 180A burner
Jay Upthegrove (Boardman)6-0, 18528 catches and 394 yards as a junior
Nick Leiter (Struthers)5-10, 16530 catches, 323 yards and 3 TDs
Drew Romigh (West Branch)6-0, 18035 catches, 845 yards and 6 TDs
Tight end
Brad Vizi (South Range)6-4, 24014 catches, 173 yards, 5 TDs
Kicker
Bill Sullivan (Niles)6-0, 175Third year starter on playoff team
Defensive line
Zack Williams (East Liverpool)6-2, 285He's 10 pounds lighter this year
Brandon Brown (Ursuline)6-2, 225Starter back from state champ team
Lidel Hilson (Hubbard)6-2, 230First-team all-TAC-8
Lee Everett (South Range)6-3, 255Led team in tackles as a junior
Linebacker
Greg Parish (Howland)6-4, 225Caught 15 passes for 188 yards
Cornerback
Steve Golden (Harding)5-9, 153Small in size, big in heart
Anthony Smith (Hubbard)6-2, 175First-team all-NEO
Josh Cayson (Warren JFK)5-11, 150Two-year letterman
Ross Watson (Fitch)6-1, 17584 tackles and 3 interceptions in 8 games
Jason King (South Range)5-11, 170Coach called him a great one
Safety
Marty Hutchinson (Newton Falls)6-5, 192Can't miss at his height

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