CTK ’17 – 2017 WPIAL Class 6-A Players to Watch

CTK ’17 – 2017 WPIAL Class 6-A Players to Watch

Countdown to Kickoff 2017 continues with a six-day look at some of the top high school football talent in the WPIAL for this upcoming season. As always, this list just scratches the surface. We ask for your help in building a complete rundown of candidates. You can nominate a top player by clicking on NOMINATE TOP PLAYERS and submitting their name. Here is a look at some of the players to watch this 2017 campaign in Class 6-A.



Phil Jurkovec – Pine-Richland

Troy Fisher – Pittsburgh Central Catholic

Justin Sliwoski – Hempfield

James Stocker – Mount Lebanon

Running Backs:

John Doleno – Bethel Park

Kenny White – Pine-Richland

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends:

Raymond Falcone – Pine-Richland

Cameron Ballay – Pine-Richland

Braden Brose – Hempfield

Julian Major – Penn Hills

Offensive Linemen:

Aaron Smith – Canon-McMillan

Gavin Vargesko – Bethel Park

Derek Devine – North Allegheny


Vito Orsini – Pine-Richland


Defensive Linemen:

Jake Kradel – Butler

David Green – Pittsburgh Central Catholic

James Gmiter – Bethel Park


Gabe Miller – Seneca Valley

Defensive Backs:

Jayvon Thrift – Norwin