Meet the team: 2018 Section 9 Football Insider Defensive All-Stars

First-team Defensive line Name: Josh Williams School: Newburgh Year: Senior Height/weight: 6-2, 220 First-team credentials: Williams was effective against the pass and the run, often taking on two blockers. He had 57 tackles and four sacks. Name: Robert Jackson School: Pine Bush Year: Senior Height/weight: 6-3, 205 First-team credentials: A transfer, Jackson was the standout …
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2018 S9 Player of the Year: Amin Woods’ historic playoff run one for the ages

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Running back Amin Woods put up perhaps the greatest postseason performance in Section 9 history to lead Cornwall to the Class A state championship and a perfect season last week. Woods, a junior, was thunder, lightning and showtime rolled into one for the Green Dragons. He seemed to …
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Introini resigns as Valley Central’s coach after almost two decades

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football insider Ron Introini has resigned as Valley Central’s football coach after leading the program for 19 years to spend more time with his wife and two daughters. Introini, who played at Warwick in the late-1980s’, informed his players of his decision on Thursday afternoon. Valley Central finished 2-7 this …
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Section 9 Coaches All-Star teams announced

2018 Section Nine All League/All Section Selections 8-Man All-League: Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville: Erick Hill, Dylan Hefele, Ty Engle, Nikolas Breihof Sullivan West: Nile Puerschner, James Devero, Henry Peters Tri-Valley: Alex Schultz, Jake Allison, Keegan Streimer, Brauke Hunt, Drew Hartman, Devin Mullen All-Section: Back of the Year: Alex Schultz- Tri-Valley Lineman of the Year: Jake Allison- Tri-Valley …
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Cornwall celebrates victory in Class A state championship

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff SYRACUSE — Tears of joy came down the face of Cornwall senior Steve Gazzillo as he took off his sweat-filled helmet after a 21-14 victory over West Seneca East in the Class A state championship in the Carrier Dome. The amount of time he spent with his …
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