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No. Name Class Height Weight Position
1 Ezikiel, Joshua Senior 5'11" 165 WR
2 Bellatuono, Anthony Junior 5'11" 170 DB
3 Ford, Ryan Junior 5'10" 170 DB
4 Rutkowski, Aaron Senior 6'0" 190 LB
5 Jernigan, Joe Sophomore 5'9" 170 DB
6 Patel, Sean Junior 5'11" 165 DB
7 Coss, Alec Sophomore 5'11" 165 QB
8 Kunde, Sam Senior 5'10" 165 DB
9 Mecozzi, Charles Sophomore 5'7" 140 QB
10 Young II, Donnovan Senior 5'10" 165 K
11 Cunningham, Jason Senior 5'11" 175 RB
12 Nehslen, Eric Senior 6'4" 175 WR
13 Binetti, Anthony Junior 6'0" 185 QB
14 Weatherspoon, Royale Senior 5'6" 137 WR
15 Ambrose, James Senior 5'11" 185 QB
16 Kesul, Kyle Senior 5'11" 170 LB
17 Balouch, Sina Senior 5'11" 170 LB
18 Stenger, Josh Sophomore 5'5" 118 WR
19 Alberts, Jonathan Sophomore 5'5" 120 K
20 Zender, Kyle Senior 5'7" 165 RB
21 Boos, Connor Senior 5'10" 165 DB
22 Arnieri, Vincenzo Junior 5'7" 150 DB
23 Altergott, Brandon Senior 6'0" 170 WR
24 Luciano, Anthony Senior 5'10" 150 Rb
25 Haayer, Casey Junior 5'10" 179 RB
26 Mooney, Eric Freshman 5'10" 150 QB
27 Schulz, Tyler Sophomore 5'5" 150 WR
29 Smith, Nolan Sophomore 5'7" 120 WR
30 Domingo, Joseph Sophomore 5'6" 165 RB
31 Lopez, Luc Senior 5'11" 170 LB
32 Crisp, Hunter Sophomore 5'10" 175 RB
32 Pfeifer, Benjamin Junior 5'10" 150 WR
33 Stevens, Ben Sophomore 5'6" 135 DB
34 Peter, Zachary Junior 5'11" 180 RB
36 Ernst, Ryan Senior RB
37 Steinhoff, Joshua Senior 5'11" 160 DB
38 Domek, Daniel Sophomore 6'2" 175 TE
39 Krupiczowicz, Frank Junior 5'9" 185 RB
40 Newman, Alec Junior 5'11" 185 DB
41 Flick, Zachary Sophomore 5'5" 160 RB
42 Pertzborn, Alex Senior 5'8" 185 RB
43 Synder, Brett Senior 5'11" 205 LB
44 Christian, Laython Sophomore 6'1" 160 LB
44 Witt, Jacob Senior 5'9" 220 RB
45 Sargeant, Cody Senior 5'11" 175 RB
46 Boland, Joe Sophomore 5'5" 125 DB
47 Grippo, Anthony Junior 5'8" 160 LB
48 Recchia, Anthony Sophomore 5'7" 140 DB
49 Fish, Jacob Senior 5'8" 190 RB
50 Wood, Justus Senior 5'11" 230 OL
52 Macari, Dylan Sophomore 5'9" 200 LB
53 Dennis, Daniel Junior 6'0" 200 LB
54 Brannan, Matthew Junior 6'1" 190 OL
55 Walker, Michael Senior 5'11" 200 LB
56 Novak, Tyler Sophomore 5'10" 160 LB
57 McCloyn, Timothy Junior 6'0" 205 DL
58 Szekely, Tyler Sophomore 5'9" 155 DB
59 Horan, Zachary Senior 6'3" 225 OL
60 Schmidt, Luke Junior 5'9" 220 OL
61 Stolpe, Matthew Junior 5'11" 170 OL
62 Dombroski, Tyler Sophomore 5'7" 160 OL
63 Thompson, Christian Senior 6'0" 200 OL
64 Licata, Thomas Junior 5'8" 180 OL
65 Scarbro, Luke Senior 6'4" 265 OL
66 Zeller, Ethan Senior 6'1" 260 OL
67 Garcia, Jasin Junior 5'9" 245 OL
68 Parzygnat, Edward Junior 6'0" 215 C
69 Johnson, Zachary Senior 6'2" 275 OL
70 Vretenar, Zack Junior 6'0" 240 OL
71 Puff, Steven Sophomore 6'0" 230 DL
72 LaPorta, Marcus Senior 5'10" 260 OL
73 Wulf, Jimmy Sophomore 6'1" 260 OL
74 Gannon, Liam Junior 6'0" 235 OL
74 Miller, Emmanuel Sophomore 5'6" 180 OL
75 Witt, Kyle Junior 5'10" 225 OL
76 Kastner, Tyler Senior 6'6" 290 OL
77 Swanson, Dominic Junior 6'1" 245 OL
78 Pertzborn, Andrew Sophomore 6'1" 270 OL
79 Navarro, Armando Senior 5'10" 240 DL
80 Rodgers, Jacob Sophomore 6'0" 180 WR
81 Hellinger, Jarrett Senior 5'10" 165 FB
82 Lowenstein, Chase Junior 6'1" 210 TE
83 Barnes, Brendan Junior 5'10' 155 WR
84 Horan, Adam Sophomore 5'10" 125 WR
85 Frederick, Dan Sophomore WR
86 Sloth, Connor Senior 6'0" 210 TE
87 Consiglio, Chad Junior 6'5" 185 DL
88 Oladipo, Olalere Sophomore 6'4" 200
89 Farney, Sean Sophomore 5'8" 160 TE
90 Behrens, Bryan Junior 5'10" 185 DL
91 Larson, Tyler Junior 6'3" 175 DL
92 Koleczek, Jakub Junior 5'9" 180 DL
93 Standiford, Dylan Sophomore 5'9" 185 DL
94 Herbert, Zachary Senior 6'0" 260 DL
95 Burkart, Chase Senior 6'0" 240 DL
97 Benner, Thomas Junior 5'6" 170 DL
99 Behnke, Jeremy Senior 6'0" 250 DL
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Cary-Grove’s Larkin Hanselmann enters the end zone leaving behind Libertyville’s Ryan Jackson to score the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter of the Class 7A semifinal at Libertyville last week.
Laura Stoecker | Staff
Football: Scouting the Class 7A championship game
Updated Nov 28, 2014 7:55 PM
Class 7A state championship Cary-Grove (13-0) vs. Providence (12-1)When/where: Saturday at 4 p.m. at Memorial Stadium, ChampaignTelevision: Comcast SportsNet ChicagoHow they got here: Cary-Grove defeated Niles North 52-14, St. Charles North 35-14, Geneva 44-26 and Libertyville 41-7; Providence defeated Quincy 45-8, St. Rita 34-3, Wheaton Warrenville South 23-6 and Mt. Carmel 42-21.Last meeting: Cary-Grove defeated Providence 34-17 to win the 2009 Class 6A state title State championship game history: Cary-Grove is 1-2 in state championship games. The Trojans won the Class 6A title in 2009. They finished runner-up in Class 7A in 2004 and Class 6A in 2012; Providence is 9-3 in state championship games. The Celtics won nine state titles between 1984 and 2004. They finished state runner-up three times, most recently in 2009.Outlook: The top seeds on either side of the Class 7A bracket clash in a meeting of antithetical powerhouses. Ranked 1-2 in 7A most of the season by the Associated Press, the Trojans and Celtics approach football from opposite ends of the offensive spectrum. The Providence spread offense aims to put its top athletes in position to win individual matchups, whereas the Cary-Grove triple option gains yardage methodically until defensive breakdowns lead to big plays. The Celtics have gained 3,287 of their 4,901 total yards through the air (67 percent), led by 5-foot-10 quarterback Justin Hunniford. The senior has completed 228 of 333 passes (68.7 percent) for 3,119 yards and 40 touchdowns. His top receivers are 6-foot-4, Notre Dame recruit Miles Boykin (62 rec., 987 yards, 19 TD), 6-5 Iowa-bound tight end Nick Vejvoda (39 rec., 583 yards, 8 TD) and 6-1 junior Mike Markasovic (38 rec., 544 yards, 2 TD). Sophomore running back Richie Warfield (138 carries, 709 yards, 9 TD) runs behind a line that averages 6-3, 266 pounds, led by senior left tackle Nick Barker (6-3, 315). “Explosive,” is how Cary-Grove coach Brad Seaburg described the Providence offense. “They have big-play potential at any time. The quarterback is extremely accurate. He’s a great leader. I’m very impressed with how he carries himself. He’s obviously the leader of their team. They really mix it up as far as who they are throwing to. It’s not like Boykin is the only guy catching the ball. The guy that gets overlooked is (Vejvoda). He’s another guy who causes matchup problems and is a real good receiver.” Cary-Grove’s defense is led by 6-foot-4, 260-pound senior lineman Michael Gomez (30.5 tackles, 5 sacks, 45. TFL) and senior safeties Matt Sutherland (57.5 tackles, 3.5 TFL, 2 int..) and Larkin Hanselmann (43 tackles, 5 int.). The Trojan defense enters this game with 24 interceptions. A key to the game will be if Cary-Grove’s defense can rush and confuse the hard-to-rattle Hunniford, who has thrown only 3 interceptions.
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