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Newsday's All-Long Island football first team 2017

Meet the players who earned first-team honors for Newsday's All-Long Island football team in 2017.

Tommy Heuer, Oceanside, QB, Sr.

Threw for 3,122 yards and Nassau record-tying 38
Photo Credit: Anna Sergeeva

Threw for 3,122 yards and Nassau record-tying 38 TDs in leading Sailors to first LIC appearance.

Matt Sluka, Kellenberg, QB, Jr.

Ran for five TDs and passed for another
Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery

Ran for five TDs and passed for another in Firebirds' CHSFL AA championship game victory.

Dylan Laube, Westhampton, RB, Sr.

Set LI record for touchdowns in a season
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Set LI record for touchdowns in a season with 47 and led Hurricanes to Long Island championship.

Trevor Yeboah-Kodie, Garden City, RB, Jr.

Rushed for 1,264 yards and 26 TDs in
Photo Credit: Errol Anderson

Rushed for 1,264 yards and 26 TDs in leading Trojans to second straight Long Island championship.

Kevon Hall, Roosevelt, RB, Jr.

Led Nassau in rushing with 2,211 yards, averaged
Photo Credit: James Escher

Led Nassau in rushing with 2,211 yards, averaged nine yards per carry and scored 23 TDs.

Owen Glascoe, Massapequa, WR, Sr.

Caught 36 passes for 613 yards, averaging 17
Photo Credit: Anna Sergeeva

Caught 36 passes for 613 yards, averaging 17 yards per catch, and 12 touchdowns.

Jake Lazzaro, Oceanside, WR, Jr.

Deep threat led LI with 1,067 receiving yards
Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery

Deep threat led LI with 1,067 receiving yards on 55 catches with 14 touchdowns.

Chester Anderson, Elmont, WR, Sr.

Athletic, big-play receiver had 63 catches for 956
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Athletic, big-play receiver had 63 catches for 956 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Dan Carroll, Sachem East, OL, Sr.

Two-way lineman was Flaming Arrows' most dominant player.
Photo Credit: Raymond Nelson

Two-way lineman was Flaming Arrows' most dominant player.

Andrew Chirico, Seaford, OL, Sr.

Anchored offensive line that carried team to a
Photo Credit: Mitchell Schlimer

Anchored offensive line that carried team to a Long Island championship.

Matt Aloni, Plainedge, OL, Sr.

Long-snapper will attend Penn State.
Photo Credit: Barbara Ragione

Long-snapper will attend Penn State.

Robert Fitzsimmons, Freeport, OL, Sr.

He was a devastating run blocker for the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

He was a devastating run blocker for the Red Devils.

Jim Regateiro, Half Hollow Hills West, OL, Sr.

He was a two-way impact player on the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

He was a two-way impact player on the line.

Michael Scibelli, Oceanside, DL, Sr.

Part of a strong defensive line that was
Photo Credit: James Escher

Part of a strong defensive line that was a big part of the Sailors' historic season.

Andrew DeSantis, Garden City, DL, Sr.

Returned from injury to provide leadership and big
Photo Credit: Errol Anderson

Returned from injury to provide leadership and big plays from DE and OLB.

Jack LaVache, Wantagh, DL, Sr.

Dominated line of scrimmage and made 12 tackles
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Dominated line of scrimmage and made 12 tackles in county final vs. Lawrence.

Bryan Aguilar, Oceanside, LB, Sr.

High-energy, sideline-to-sideline player who also was a dangerous
Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

High-energy, sideline-to-sideline player who also was a dangerous punt returner.

David Estrella, North Babylon, LB, Sr.

Hard-hitter on both sides of ball. Rushed for
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Hard-hitter on both sides of ball. Rushed for 2,095 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Liam McIntyre, Westhampton, LB, Jr.

Returned from broken hand to dominate on defense
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Returned from broken hand to dominate on defense and provide key blocks for Dylan Laube.

Christian Rodas, Lawrence, LB, Sr.

Led Golden Tornadoes in tackles and was named
Photo Credit: Mitchell Schlimer

Led Golden Tornadoes in tackles and was named Nassau III Player of the Year.

Ernesto Mitchell, Half Hollow Hills East, LB, Sr.

He recorded 14 tackles in pivotal win over

He recorded 14 tackles in pivotal win over North Babylon as one of Long Island's top linebackers.

George Wichelns, Connetquot, DB, Sr.

Knows how to cover receivers because he is
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Knows how to cover receivers because he is a good one himself with 52 catches for 719 yards.

Ricky Conway, Lindenhurst, DB, Sr.

Important two-way player for LI champs who defended,
Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery

Important two-way player for LI champs who defended, rushed, caught passes and returned kicks.

Jason Seiter, Bethpage, DB, Sr.

Set a Nassau record with four interceptions in
Photo Credit: James Escher

Set a Nassau record with four interceptions in a game against Plainedge. Was also the Golden Eagles' starting quarterback.

Jeremy Ruckert, Lindenhurst, All purpose, Sr.

Dominated on offense (61 catches, 1,094 yards), defense
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Dominated on offense (61 catches, 1,094 yards), defense (linebacker) and special teams (placekicker and punter).

Briant DeFelice, Farmingdale, K, Sr.

Set Nassau career record of 184 kicking points
Photo Credit: James Escher

Set Nassau career record of 184 kicking points with 30 PATs and five field goals this season.

Suffolk Coach of the Year: Bill Parry, Westhampton

Guided the Hurricanes to a 12-0 record and
Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery

Guided the Hurricanes to a 12-0 record and their first Long Island Class III championship.

Nassau Coach of the Year: Rob Blount, Oceanside

Guided Sailors to 11-1 record and their first
Photo Credit: James Escher

Guided Sailors to 11-1 record and their first appearance in the Long Island Class I championship.

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