Old Forge football was prevalent in the post-season awards and all-star honors released Sunday by the Northeast Pennsylvania Football Network.
Blue Devils’ standout Brandon Yescavage was named the District 2 Offensive Player of the Year, while his coach, Mike Schuback, won coach of the year honors. Old Forge lost in overtime 15-14 to North Catholic in the state’s Class A championship game in Hershey on Dec. 13.
Other Lackawanna County football players on the all-star list are:
• Daiqwon Buckley, RB, for Dunmore;
• Jake McCarthy, RB, for Scranton;
• Nate Hollander, a WR from Abington Heighs;
• Joe Holmes, a OL from Scranton Prep;
• James McHale, a OL from Dunmore;
• Paul Papi, a OL from Old Forge;
• Ryan Paulish, a OL from Old Forge;
• Ricky Jones, a multi-position player from Carbondale;
• Alex Rieder, a K from Scranton Prep;
• Noah Beh, a DL from Scranton;
• Joey Bruno, a DL from Old Forge;
• Shane Schuback, a LB from Old Forge;
• Jorden Sekol, a LB from Old Forge;
• Shakal Blackwell, a DB from Dunmore;
• Jake Manetti, a DB from Old Forge;
• J.C. Show, a DB from Abington Heights;
• and Matt Nawrocki, a P from North Pocono.
District 2 includes 37 schools from Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, Pike, Columbia, Wyoming, Lycoming and Susquehanna counties that encompass the Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley conferences.
To see the complete list of District 2 all stars, go to: http://www.northeastpafootball.com