Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Only a freshman, Emmett Wood led Tioga’s potent ground game, easily topping the 1,000-yard plateau to earn the Valley Sports Report 2018 Male “Newcomer of the Fall

Wood, using a blend of speed, power and instincts, led the Tigers with 1,416 yards and 15 TDs, averaging 8.1 yards per carry. His freshman yardage ranks second only to Jesse Manuel, who had 1.535 yards and 22 TDs, in the Tioga record books.

Wood, who also returned kickoffs for the Tigers, was among the team leaders in tackles and interceptions.

The remainder of the Super 7 Male Newcomers of the Fall are:

Brady Worthing, junior, Tioga: Worthing took over the QB duties this season and handled them flawlessly, whether it was directing the misdirection or running the option. He was also a solid presence on defense in the Tioga secondary.

Offensively, Worthing completed 51 percent (28 of 55) of his passes for 479 yards and three TDs with three interceptions. He also ran for 633 yards (7.1 yards per carry) and seven TDs.

Cameron McIsaac, freshman, Waverly: McIsaac was fearless in the net for a very young Wolverine team, using his quickness and instincts to make numerous acrobatic saves.

McIsaac faced an astounding 22 shots-on-goal per game this season, and averaged 17 saves per game. He also scored one goal during a brief stint on the offensive end of the field.

Rylan Laforest, junior, Waverly: Fast, tireless, and determined, Laforest was the only real scoring threat for the young Wolverines this season. A quick study, Laforest had 12 goals and two assists in his first season of varsity soccer.

Mason Hughey, freshman, Sayre: The talented youngster made an immediate impact for the Redskins, and got better as the season progressed. He had six goals and three assists.

Colby Sindoni, senior, Waverly: In his first year playing quarterback, and two years removed from playing soccer, Sindoni completed 54.5 percent (48 of 88) of his passes for 676 yards and 11 TDs, with five interceptions. He also ran for 212 yards and four TDs.

Dylan Ward, senior, Waverly: A first-year player, Ward led the Wolverines in receiving and was a surprisingly physical presence in the secondary. He had 16 catches for 278 yards and three TDs.


IN PHOTO: Tioga's Emmet Wood. ... PHOTO BY TIM BIRNEY

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