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All-South Jersey football first, second and third teams

Players of the Year Jada Byers of St. Joseph and Aaron Lewis of Williamstown lead this year's All-South Jersey football teams.

St. Joseph's Jada Byers is the Inquirer's Offensive Player of the Year.
St. Joseph's Jada Byers is the Inquirer's Offensive Player of the Year.Read more

First team


QB: Nick Kargman, 6-foot-2, 180-pound senior, Woodrow Wilson: He passed for a state-record 3,963 yards and 41 touchdowns.

RB: Johnny Martin, 5-9, 200-pound sophomore, Highland: He ran for 2,002 yards.

RB: Aidan Borguet, 5-9, 190-pound senior, Delsea: He ran for 18 touchdowns and 16 two-point conversions.

RB: Wade Inge, 5-9, 180-pound senior, Williamstown: He ran for 1,252 yards and scored 20 touchdowns for the South Jersey Group 5 champions.

WR: Stanley King, 6-5, 200-pound senior, Woodrow Wilson: He caught 79 passes for 1,413 yards and 15 touchdowns.

WR: Kaden Hastie, 5-9, 175-pound senior, Seneca: He caught 88 passes, the second-most in South Jersey history, for 1,227 yards and 15 touchdowns.

AP: Jada Byers, 5-7, 162-pound junior, St. Joseph: South Jersey’s Offensive Player of the Year scored 35 touchdowns, including 12 in three state-tournament games.

OL: J.C. Dobis, 6-3, 270-pound senior, Shawnee: He was a three-year starter for the South Jersey Group 4 champions.

OL: Ryan Gies, 6-0, 240-pound senior, Clearview: He had more than 25 “pancake” blocks, per coach Steve Scanlon.

OL: Brad Lomax, 6-foot-2, 235-pound senior, St. Joseph: He was a top pulling guard who also was a standout defensive end who made 14.5 sacks.

OL: Wisdom Quarshie, 6-foot-3, 310-pound senior, St. Joseph: He was a road grader for the Non-Public 2 state champions.

OL: Drew Bowker, 6-0, 220-pound senior, Rancocas Valley: In his three seasons as a starter, the Red Devils had one bad snap, according to coach Dan Haussman.

K: Sean Carey, 5-10, 160-pound senior, Mainland: He was 24-for-24 in extra points and 8-for-8 in field goals.


DL: Aaron Lewis, 6-foot-6, 235-pound junior, Williamstown: South Jersey’s Defensive Player of the Year registered 102 tackles.

DL: Gabe Klaus, 6-foot-2, 215-pound senior, Haddonfield: He had 88 tackles, including 19 for loss, and 10 sacks for the South Jersey Group 2 champions.

DL: Isaiah Raikes, 6-foot1, 285-pound junior, St. Augustine: He had eight sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss and 22 hurries.

LB: Joe Bonczek, 6-foot-1, 218-pound senior, St. Augustine: He made 132 tackles.

LB: Tirek Austin-Cave, 6-foot-2, 215-pound junior, Camden: He led the Panthers with 162 tackles.

LB: Mohamed Toure, 6-foot-2 215-pound senior, Pleasantville: He made 69 tackles, including 10 for loss, with five sacks.

DB: Donald Williams, 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, Camden: He led the Panthers' secondary with 83 tackles and forced three fumbles.

DB: Davis Smith, 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, Haddonfield: He intercepted five passes, returning two for touchdowns.

DB: Omar Rogers, 6-foot-1, 195-pound senior, Burlington Township: He made 100 tackles with four sacks, four interceptions and five fumble recoveries.

DB: J.C. Collins, 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, Williamstown: He made 33 tackles and also excelled as a quarterback, with 1,208 rushing yards and 1,236 passing yards.

DB: Donovan Bunch, 6-foot-, 175-pound senior, Winslow Township: He had six interceptions, returning two for touchdowns.

AP: Tyreke Brown, 6-foot-1, 222-pound senior, Penns Grove: He made 117 tackles and also scored 28 touchdowns.

P: Brian Cooey, 6-foot-2, 185-pound senior, Highland: He averaged 40.5 yards on 29 punts and also had 24 touchbacks on kickoffs.

Second Team


QB: Jay Foley, 5-9, 173-pound senior, Haddonfield.

RB: Rashad Raymond, 5-11, 180-pound senior, Cinnaminson.

RB: Elijah Gray, 5-9, 180-pound junior, Holy Spirit.

RB: R.J. Moten, 6-1, 195-pound junior, Delran.

WR: Jayvin Little, 5-10, 175-pound senior, Timber Creek.

WR: Brandon Lashley, 5-10, 165-pound senior, Ocean City.

AP: Joe Dalsey, 6-2, 210-pound senior, Shawnee.

OL: Matt Pinsky, 6-2, 260-pound senior, Haddonfield.

OL: Bobby Metz, 6-0, 240-pound senior, West Deptford.

OL: Chandler Bird, 6-1, 270-pound junior, St. Augustine.

OL: Sam Ray, 6-1, 265-pound senior, Williamstown.

OL: Jermaine Donaldson, 6-5, 305-pound senior, Eastern.

K: Steve Mullville, 5-10, 170-pound senior, Lenape.


DL: Daeshaun Polk, 6-1, 245-pound senior, Timber Creek.

DL: Tidiane Bamba, 6-1, 295-pound senior, Camden.

DL : Josh Johnson, 6-3, 210-pound junior, Salem.

LB: T.J. Franden, 6-0, 200-pound senior, Eastern.

LB: Fadill Diggs, 6-5, 220-pound junior, Woodrow Wilson.

LB: Brandon Perkins, 6-0, 215-pound junior, Williamstown.

LB: Muheem McCargo, 6-1, 215-pound junior, Woodrow Wilson.

DB: Khi’on Smith, 5-10, 175-pound senior, Deptford.

DB: Ahmad Brown, 6-1, 180-pound junior, Holy Spirit.

DB: Jujuan Hudson, 5-11, 175-pound senior, Camden.

DB: John Foley, 6-2, 175-pound senior, Haddonfield.

AP: Jaylen DeCoteau, 6-0, 180-pound senior, St. Augustine.

P: Henry Westermann, 6-3, 195-pound senior, Paul VI.

Third Team


QB: Bryce Mangene, 6-2, 170-pound senior, Rancocas Valley.

RB: Ramer Nock, 6-0, 180-pound senior, Camden.

RB: Chris Doughty, 6-0, 180-pound senior, Buena.

RB: Nahzir Russell, 5-9, 170-pound senior, Pennsauken.

WR: Tyrese Ware, 5-9, 180-pound senior, Burlington Twp.

WR: Solomon DeShields, 6-3, 190-pound junior, Millville.

AP: Nazir Murray, 5-11, 190-pound senior, Willingboro.

OL: Mike Bomka, 6-0, 220-pound senior, Vineland.

OL: Tucker Monico, 6-2, 270-pound senior, St. Joseph.

OL: Robert Glocker, 6-3, 275-pound senior, Paulsboro.

OL: Jack Dunn, 6-2, 260-pound junior, Washington Twp.

OL: Diondre Pearson, 6-4, 290-pound senior, Northern Burlington.


DL: Jake Schultes, 6-3, 210-pound junior, Gateway.

DL: Jesse Eadric, 6-2, 220-pound senior, Rancocas Valley.

DL: Santino Morina, 6-0, 200-pound senior, Paulsboro.

LB: Brad Small, 6-1, 190-pound junior, Highland.

LB: Keison Fowler, 6-1, 215-pound senior, Delsea.

LB: Jon Searcy, 6-2 195-pound senior, Shawnee.

LB: Makhi Scott, 5-11, 195-pound junior, Penns Grove.

DB: Tyshawn Bookman, 5-9, 175-pound junior, West Deptford.

DB: Malachi Melton, 6-0, 170-pound junior, Cedar Creek.

DB: Alex Odom, 6-0, 180-pound junior, Kingsway.

DB: Drew Gavranich, 6-2, 180-pound senior, Haddonfield.

AP: John Iaonnucci, 5-9, 180-pound junior, Cherry Hill West.

K: Danny Kay 6-0, 175-pound senior, Holy Cross.