Steven Ferreira of Sayville, who guided the Golden Flashes to a 12-0 record, the Long Island Class III title and the Rutgers Trophy, was named New York State Class A co-player of the year on Wednesday by the New York State Sports Writers Association. Ferreira, who set Long Island career records for passing yards (6,407) and touchdowns (73) in his senior season, shared the honor with Aquinas running back Billy Lombardi.
Ferreira was one of 53 Long Island players represented on various NYSSWA all-state teams in classes AA, A, B and C, including 14-first-team choices. Sayville coach Rob Hoss was named a Class A coach of the year for the second time.
Here is the complete list of Long Island’s 2011 all-state football players:
QB Isaiah Barnes, Freeport, Sr.
RB Stacey Bedell, Floyd, Sr.
OB Michael Richardson, West Babylon, Sr.
OL Omari Palmer, Longwood, Sr.
DL Darius Greene, Longwood, Sr.
LB Evan Kappatos, Syosset, Sr.
LB Ron Denig, Newfield, Sr.
RB Dalton Crossan, Sachem North, Sr.
OE Jere Brown, Freeport, Sr.
OL Matt Morganelli, Smithtown West, Sr.
OL Matt Biscardi, St. Anthony’s, Sr.
DL Pat McHugh, St. Anthony’s, Sr.
LB Robbie Healy, East Meadow, Sr.
OL Ken Berryhill, Freeport, Sr.
OL Aaron Thompson, Deer Park, Sr.
LB Devante McFarlane, Half Hollow Hills West, Sr.
OL James Manginelli, Newfield, Jr.
OL Mike White, East Islip, Sr.
AP Ryan Slane, North Babylon, Sr.
DL Tyler Rigo, East Islip, Sr.
LB Reggie Robinson, West Babylon, Sr.
LB Miguel Brennin, Floyd, Jr.
DB Tim Stackpole, St. Anthony’s, Sr.
OL Anthony Turano, Massapequa, Sr.
OL Andrew Borruso, Oceanside, Sr.
LB Marc Coles, Floyd, So.
DB Mike Silva, Newfield, Sr.
RB Steve Casali, Sachem East, Jr.
LB Vinny Vitale, Deer Park, Sr.
DB Will Chesire, MacArthur, Sr.
DB Vantrell Nash, Floyd, Jr.
Co-player of the year
QB Steven Ferreira, Sayville, Sr.
OE NickWagner, Glenn, Sr.
OL Mike Gilbert, Garden City, Sr.
DL John Haggart, Sayville, Jr.
DB Mark Ellis, Garden City, Sr.
OE Eddie Robinson, Lawrence, Jr.
PK Ryan Norton, Garden City, Sr.
RB Ryan Fredericks, Lawrence, Jr.
LB Ralph Caccavale, Plainedeg, Sr.
DB Tom Hannan, Sayville, Sr.
QB Joe Capobianco, Lawrence, So.
QB Rich Czeczotka, Glenn, Sr.
RB Da’relle Hatcher, Brentwood, Sr.
DB Tom Forsberg, Glenn, Sr.
RB Evan Henry, Valley Stream North, Sr.
LB Rob Zorn, Carey, Sr.
LB Eugene Berkery, Garden City, Sr.
DB James Rupp, Sayville, Sr.
RB Erin Parker, Roosevelt, Sr.
OE Alex Rawa, Locust Valley, Sr.
DL John Libretti, Cold Spring Harbor, Sr.
DB Thomas Dolan, East Rockaway, Sr.