Stahlman named C South Defensive POY
Sam Wilson, Salamanca Press
Salamanca’s Jesse Stahlman won the Section 6 Class C South division’s Defensive Player of the Year after his senior season at linebacker, leading the Warriors’ 2022 all-stars.
Also for the division champion Warriors, coach Chad Bartoszek won the S South Coach of the Year award.
Salamanca had four C South offensive first-team all-stars and three first-team defensive all-stars. Junior tight end Tayoni Galante, senior wide receiver Jason McGraw, junior wide receiver Arlen Newark and sophomore quarterback Maddox Isaac made the first-team offense while Stahlman, senior defensive end Jaxon Tarr and senior linebacker Zaron Tucker made the first-team defense.
Junior offensive tackles Keegan Hardy and Carson Mohr, senior defensive end Quinton Jones and junior defensive back Carmine Hoag made the second-team all-stars.
Other major award winners for C South included offensive player of the year Ethan Fry (Fredonia), lineman of the year Owen Rush (Fredonia) and sportsmanship award winner Chautauqua Lake represented by Mason Maring.