CTK ’16: WPIAL 5-A Players to Watch

Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 9:59 AM

Countdown to Kickoff 2016 continues with a now 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 2016 campaign in 5-A.



Ross Anderson – Hampton

Running Backs:

Zane Dudek – Armstrong

Thomas Vissman – Upper St. Clair

Dylan Urban – Gateway

Christian Jantz – Penn-Trafford

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends:

Jaquan Brisker – Gateway

Nick Santucci – North Hills

Offensive Linemen:

Kieran Firment – West Allegheny

Keyshawn Smith – Plum

Gabe Houy – Upper St. Clair

Curtis Harper – McKeesport


Nick Bisceglia – Kiski Area

DJ Opsatnik – West Allegheny

Jordan Washington – Gateway


Defensive Linemen:

Matt Holmes – West Allegheny

Billy Geis – Hampton

Davon Brown – McKeesport

Antoine Cook – McKeesport


Anthony Onomastico – Chartiers Valley

Asheed Page-Jones – Woodland Hills

Ray Zellars – McKeesport

Brendan Kelly – Penn-Trafford

Defensive Backs:

Derrick Caraway – Woodland Hills

Breon Green – McKeesport

Saeed Holt – Woodland Hills

Jayvaun Shears – McKeesport

Kevin Brown – Plum

Glenn Ford – Baldwin

JuJuan Hill – Woodland Hills

Nick Coxon – Plum



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