, Salem, MA


December 7, 2012

2012 Salem News Football All-Stars



St. John’s Prep Senior

Offensive line

Intelligent player was the key to the Eagles offensive line, making all the calls from the center spot ... Only senior on the Prep line helped the Eagles rush for nearly 3,000 yards and rack up almost 4,000 total yards ... Catholic Conference all-star ... Lynnfield native captained the Prep to its first Division 1 Super Bowl title in 15 years ... Considering several collegiate options.


Beverly Senior

Running back/Defensive back

Finished career as perhaps the best running back in BHS history ... Rushed for 1,496 yards and 18 touchdowns on 160 carries, averaging 9.35 yards per carry ... Led North Shore in scoring with 160 points .... Finished career with 3,503 yards rushing (2nd best ever at BHS) and 41 rushing TDs; 38 catches for 719 yards and 14 TDs and 3,349 yards of total offense ... Had 426 yards rushing and 6 TDs in two playoff games as Panthers went unbeaten and won Division 2A Super Bowl for second time in three seasons ... Three-time Salem News all-star ... School’s all-time leader in total TDs (61), points (380) and rushing TDs ... Holds 4.1 GPA.


Hamilton-Wenham Senior


Broke the single season passing TD record at Hamilton-Wenham with 15 ... Already owned the Generals’ single season rush record from 2011 ... Finished with 11 rushing TDs and 900 yards on the ground along with 1,207 yards passing ... CAL all-star had a game with a TD rushing, passing and a 2-point conversion catch ... single season rushing leader at H-W this year, Lyons broke the record for the most touchdown passes in a season... Will study political science and play quarterback at Bates College in the fall.


Salem Senior

Offensive line/Defensive end

Staple in the Witches defense at end, the 6-foot, 1-inch senior captain’s biggest asset is a relentless motor ... Athletic offensive lineman who excels at second level blocking ... Was named to the Northeastern Conference/Cape Ann League Tier 2 all-conference team for his defensive work ... Recorded two sacks in a game ... Had a monster effort at defensive end in a loss to Lynn English ... Aspires to play collegiate football.

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