2015 P.O. Football All-Stars
FORREST RHYNE, Waynesboro: Rhyne was arguably the best linebacker in Franklin County as a junior. Rhyne racked up a staggering 151 tackles, including 33 for a loss. He finished with 51 solo tackles and 3.5 sacks totaling 22 yards. He also caused a pair of fumbles and recovered 4. "He was a force in the middle of the defense," Waynesboro coach Steve Myers said. "He's a real great run stopper, and he's the quarterback of our defense. He made it tough for guys to run against him, and was kind of another coach on the field."
SPENCER MEYERS, Greencastle-Antrim: Meyers was one of the top quarterbacks in the area this season. He finished his senior season with the area's highest completion percentage (56.3%) and racked up 1,140 passing yards. He threw 15 touchdown passes and just 5 interceptions. "I thought he was the top quarterback I've seen this year," Blue Devils coach Chuck Tinninis said. "He was like a coach on the field. He led by example, and he was the total package. Obviously when he got injured (in Week 9), we really missed him."
KELTON CHASTULIK, Chambersburg: Chastulik, a junior, was a starter on the offensive and defensive lines for the Trojans. He finished with 55 total tackles, tying for second on the team. He racked up a team-leading 11.5 tackles for a loss and finished with 3 sacks. "He was a big-time leader for us, and he leads by example," Trojan interim coach Scott Mitchell said. "Sometimes, he doesn't say very much, but he's always pushing to make everybody better. He's one of our most dependable kids."
WADE MILLS, Shippensburg: Mills was a force on both sides of the ball for the Greyhounds during his senior season. He was second in the area in receiving with 48 catches for 708 yards and also second in the area in scoring with 11 touchdowns. As a defensive back, Mills was one of the leading tacklers for Ship all season. "Wade was probably our best all-around football player on both sides of the ball," Ship coach Eric Foust said. "He worked really hard to get where he's at, and he's a really good kid."
JAKE WERTZ, Waynesboro: Wertz was the only running back in Franklin County to break the 1,000-yard barrier. The senior finished with 1,101 yards on 146 carries, inlcuding 518 yards in the final two games of the season. Indian coach Steve Myers said, "He had some really great games going down the stretch. He's just a tough runner, and he's tough to bring down and get a clean shot on. He doesn't go down with just one hit. You gotta bring a couple guys on him." Wertz was also the area's leading scorer, racking up 15 TDs.
CAMERON TINNER, Shippensburg: As a junior linebacker, Tinner was the leading tackler for Shippensburg. He also pulled down a team-high 3 interceptions. Greyhound coach Eric Foust said, "Cameron is our defensive quarterback. We put him in a lot of positions where he had to do a lot of different things. To be our leading tackler and our leading pick guy, that's uncommon, and his interception against Greencastle was an absolute back breaker. He did a lot of those types of things that we needed to win." Tinner also gained 87 yards on 22 carries.
JEREMY ANDERSON, Greencastle-Antrim: Anderson, a senior nose guard, was a force for the Blue Devils, standing at 6-foot-1, 310 pounds. He finished with 50 tackles and a sack. He also had one fumble recovery and blocked an extra point. "He really solidified the middle of our defense," Greencastle coach Chuck Tinninis said. "They had to double and triple team him. He was a force in there. There's a lot of big guys out there, but he has really good feet and good balance. I think there's an inner desire within him; he really took pride shutting down the inside run game."
TYLER JEFFREYS, Greencastle-Antrim: Jeffreys moved to inside linebacker for his senior season, and did a fine job. He finished with a team-leading 74 tackles and had 4 knockdowns and an interception. Blue Devil coach Chuck Tinninis said, "He was my biggest surprise this year by far, on both sides of the ball. We moved him inside, and he just took over the defense. He made all my calls for me. He's a smart kid, and he's dedicated." As a receiver, Jeffreys finished with 286 receiving yards on a mere 15 catches. He also scored 5 touchdowns.
NICK KUBALA, Shippensburg: A junior center, Kubala stood out on the line for the Greyhounds. He measures in at 5-foot-11, 250 pounds, and he made his presence known. "He is our best offensive lineman," Ship coach Eric Foust said. "Being our center, he has to make all of our calls. He started for us last year, too, but with this young offensive line, he was put in a position where he had to have good football knowledge, and he does. He's a tough kid, and he gives 100 percent all the time."
SETH CARBAUGH, James Buchanan: Despite a rough season for the Rockets, senior Carbaugh was a clear standout at both running back and linebacker. JB coach Andy Stoner said, "He was our stability in the backfield. He's a hard-nose runner and usually two or three guys have to bring him down. Defensively, he's always around the ball. He just has a nose for the ball, and he does a good job of tackling guys on his pursuit angle." Carbaugh finished with 484 rushing yards, accounting for 85 percent of JB's yards on the ground. He also was the team's leading tackler with 71.5, and he forced 4 fumbles.
MATT PECK: Waynesboro, sr., WR
CODY GUSTAFSON: Shippensburg, jr., WR/DB
DEMETRIUS BURTON: Greencastle-Antrim, so., RB
SEAN WALCK: Greencastle-Antrim, sr., OL/DB
DARIUS JOHNSON: Chambersburg, sr., RB/DB
SAM SPRAGUE: Greencastle-Antrim, sr., DB
NATHANIEL SHEFFIELD: Shippensburg, sr., ILB
JAMES HINES: Greencastle-Antrim, sr., RB
TREVOR BILLER: Waynesboro, sr., OL/DL
GRIFFIN LEEDY: Chambersburg, jr., TE/DE
DUSTIN WALKER: James Buchanan, sr., OL/DL
Chambersburg: Carter Edmondson (sr., RB/DB), Myles Braxton (jr., OL/DL), Josh Honorat (sr., RB/LB), Sean Vessah (sr., WR/LB); Shippensburg: Dylan Rotz (sr., LB), Cole Friese (sr., RB/DB), Adam Houser (fr., RB/S), Anthony Keefer (sr., DL); Greencastle-Antrim: Brae Peck (sr., TE/DE), Kyrin Zimmerman (jr., WR/DB), Randy Harne (sr., OL/DL), Derek Measell (sr., WR/LB); James Buchanan: Dillon Sanders (sr., DB), Caden Ficks (so., RB/OLB); Waynesboro: Charlie Patterson (sr., WR/DB), Anthony Garland (sr., OL/DL), Dakota Rhyne (sr., DB), Tyler Hahn (sr., OL/LB), Brandon Baer (sr., WR/DB).