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Coatesville's Ortega named AAAA coach of the year

Coatesville football coach Matt Ortega was named the Pa. Class AAAA coach of the year on Thursday by the Associated Press.

Coatesville's Ortega named AAAA coach of the year

Coatesville football coach Matt Ortega was named the Pa. Class AAAA coach of the year on Thursday by the Associated Press.

Wideouts Will Fuller (Roman Catholic) and Chris Jones (Coatesville) were included on the All-State offense, as was Pennridge running back Mike Class. The offensive line was highlighted by Penn Charter's Mike McGlinchey and La Salle's Tom Spiteri. Sean Coleman, also of La Salle, made the team as an athlete.

On the defensive side, defensive lineman Curtis Cothran of Council Rock North was an all-state selection. He was joined by St. Joseph's Prep defensive back John Reid.

Here's a look at the rest of the team:

CLASS AAAA 

OFFENSE 

QUARTERBACK 

Mack Leftwich, North Allegheny - 5-11, 190 sr. 

Bryan Schor, Delaware Valley - 6-1, 215 sr. 

Thomas Woodson, Gateway - 6-2, 225 sr. 

RUNNING BACK 

Mike Class, Pennridge - 5-11, 185 jr. 

James Conner, McDowell - 6-2, 230 jr. 

Robert Martin, Harrisburg - 6-0, 190 jr. 

WIDE RECEIVER 

Will Fuller, Roman Catholic - 6-1, 175 sr. 

Gregg Garrity, North Allegheny - 5-10, 145 sr. 

Chris Jones, Coatesville - 5-11, 165 sr. 

TIGHT END 

Zach Lyon, North Allegheny - 6-0, 190 sr. 

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN 

Scott Augustine, McDowell - 6-1, 195 jr. 

Dan Herbster, Garnet Valley - 6-3, 275 sr. 

Patrick Kugler, North Allegheny - 6-5, 280 sr. 

Mike McGlinchey, William Penn Charter - 6-8, 275 sr. 

Tom Spiteri, La Salle College - 6-2, 285 sr. 

Mike Unger, Parkland - 6-2, 250 sr. 

ATHLETE 

Sean Coleman, La Salle College - 5-9, 170 sr. 

Drew Scales, Central Dauphin - 5-8, 175 sr. 

Von Walker, Central Mountain - 6-0, 195 sr. 

KICKER 

Joe Julius, Lower Dauphin - 5-11, 200 jr. 

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DEFENSE 

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN 

Curtis Cothran, Council Rock North - 6-5, 245 sr. 

Jeremy Gonzales, North Allegheny - 6-1, 220 sr. 

Junior Joseph, Wilson-West Lawn - 6-3, 235 sr. 

Jawan Turner, Woodland Hills - 6-1, 245 sr. 

LINEBACKERS 

Alex Beasley, Woodland Hills - 6-0, 230 jr. 

Hodari Christian, McKeesport - 6-0, 215 sr. 

Dakota Everett, Pleasant Valley - 6-4, 225 sr. 

Zayd Issah, Central Dauphin - 6-4, 220 sr. 

Dominic Moyer, Wilson-West Lawn - 5-10, 210 sr. 

DEFENSIVE BACKS 

Brendan Coniker, North Allegheny - 6-0, 180 sr. 

Montae Nicholson, Gateway - 6-2, 200 jr. 

John Reid, St. Joseph’s Prep - 5-10, 175 so. 

DEFENSIVE SPECIALISTS 

Jimmy Brooks, Wilson-West Lawn - 5-8, 160 sr. 

Karlon Quiller, Scranton - 6-0, 180 sr. 

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PLAYER OF YEAR 

Mack Leftwich, North Allegheny 

COACH OF YEAR 

Matt Ortega, Coatesville

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