Below are the selections for the annual Walter Camp Football Foundation’s All-Connecticut team.
The players and coaches will be honored a the Walter Camp Foundation’s annual “Breakfast of Champions” on January 17 at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven.
The event starts at 9 a.m. The All-Connecticut Team will be recognized, and the foundation will reveal its Player of the Year and Coach of the Year selections. The nominees are listed below.
Class LL-Large champion Southington, the No. 1 team in the final GameTimeCT.com/Register Top 10 Poll, will be recognized along with the seven other state champions, Xavier (Class LL small), New Canaan (Class L large), Windsor (Class L small), Brookfield (Class M large), St. Joseph (Class M small), Valley Regional/Old Lyme (Class S large) and Capital Prep/Achievement (Class S small).
Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Connecticut Team
- QB: Mark Piccirillo (Shelton), Jasen Rose (Southington)
- RB: Mufasha Adbdul-Basir (St. Joseph), JoJo Schumaker (Ledyard)
- WR: Alex Jamele (Southington), Alex LaPolice (New Canaan)
- TE: Julian Dunn (Newtown)
- OL: Jack Griffiths (Darien), Noah MacDonald (Southington), Anthony Palazzolo (Fairfield Prep), Ryan Rogers (Avon)
- C: Tanner Kern (Xavier)
- LB: Tim Krapf (Newtown), Ben Mason (Newtown), Owen Tyler (Northwest Catholic)
- DB: Dario Highsmith (Middletown), Matt Maxwell (Southington), Jarvis Miller (Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby), Lars Pedersen (St. Joseph)
- DL: Zach Allen (New Canaan), Kevaughn Bennett (Windsor), Mark Evanchick (Darien), Sidney Jones (Capital Prep/Achievement)
- PK: Andrew Verre (Xavier)
- P: Christopher Jean-Pierre (Valley Regional/Old Lyme)
- KR: Enyce Walker (East Hartford)
COACH OF YEAR NOMINEES
Mike Drury (Southington), Tim King (Valley Regional/Old Lyme) and Jeff Roy (Shelton)
PLAYER OF YEAR NOMINEES
Zach Allen, TE/DE (New Canaan), Mark Piccirillo QB (Shelton); Jasen Rose, QB (Southington)
The Lifetime Achievement Award
Len Corto. Coached football at South Catholic (1974-87) and New Britain (1988-2000). Had a career record of 144-122-7.