By Bob Narang
Pioneer Press announces its All-Area Football Honorable Mention team for the 2016 season. Every player who is nominated by a coach for the all-area teams is named at least honorable mention.
Barrington: Josh Babicz, WR, Sr.; Ray Niro, QB, Jr.
Deerfield: Alex Burns, LB, Sr.; Sam Fradin, RB, Sr.; Mike Santos, LB, Sr.; Jonah Silverglade, QB, Jr.
Buffalo Grove: Jimmy Trieb, WR, Sr.
Carmel: Joel Basara, DB, Sr.; Jake Cerwin, LB, Jr.
Elmwood Park: Alexis Lopez, LB, Sr.
Evanston: Drew Dawkins, QB, Jr.; Ben Easington, RB, Sr.; Owen Ennis, K/P, Sr.; Charlie Krause, FB/LB, Sr.
Fenwick: Lorenzano Blakeney, DB, Jr.; Ryan Chapman, DB, Sr.; Conner Lillig, RB, Sr.; Brett Moorman, LB, Sr.
Glenbrook South: Noah Acocella, RB/LB, Sr.
Glenbrook North: Kevin Burnside, QB, Sr.
Hersey: Owen Goldsberry, QB/DB, Jr.
Highland Park: Tommy Motzko, OL/LB, So.; D.J. Westbrook, WR/DB, Jr.; Giancarlo Volpentesta, RB/LB, So.
Hinsdale Central: Josh Bean, QB, Sr.; Matt Bjorson, TD, Jr.; Gianni Frasca, LB, Sr.; Brian Foley, OL, Sr.; Joe Kwasigroch, LB, Sr.; John Kwasigroch, DB, Sr.; Peter Pigatti, DL, Sr.; Michael Porter, DB, Sr.; Luke Skokna, RB, So.
IC Catholic: Chris Johnson, LB, Sr.; Luke Ricobene, QB, Jr.; Kemon Reese, LB, So.; Khali Saunders, WR/S, So.
Lake Forest Academy: Jake Cirame, LB, Sr.; Kenan Clarke, WR/DB, Sr.; Payton Gryniewicz, LB, So.
Lake Forest: John Deering, LB, Jr.; Bryan Ooms, RB/DE, Jr.; Liam Pooler, RB/CB, Sr.; Charlie Reinkemeyer, QB, Sr.; Reed Thomas, WR, Sr.
Lake Zurich: Blake Bransky, DL, Sr.; Ian Fitzgerald, OL, Jr.; Ryan McGeever, LB, Sr.; Alex Miller, WR/S, Sr.; Joey Stutzman, RB/LB, Jr.
Leyden: Donovan Brown, RB, Sr.; Dom Fredrickson, WR/SS, Sr.; Kevin Nevarez, LB, Sr.; Jalen Moore, WR/DB, Sr.; Torrie Roach, DT, Sr.; Michael Wilms, QB, Sr.
Libertyville: Brendan Bazar, RB, Jr.; Kyle Buncic, DL, Sr.
Loyola: Callum Brien, OL, Sr.; John Brekke, OL, Sr.; Vito Cannizzaro, DL, Sr.; Marty Geary, DL, Jr.; Jake Gonzalez, DB, So.; Charlie Gross, OL, Jr.; Tommy Herion, QB, Sr.; Mickey Kane, OL, Sr.; Paddy Kotowski, OL, Sr.; Charlie Largay, DB, Jr.; Ryan Lin-Peistrup, DB, Sr.; Jack Martinus, WR, Sr.; Omar Mendez, DL, Sr.; Jack Moran, WR, Sr.; Graham Repp, LB, Sr.; Kyle Rock, RB, Sr.; Anthony Rodriguez, DB, Jr.; Anthony Romano, LB, Sr.
Lyons: Hasahn Austin, WR, Sr.; Ben Bryant, QB, Jr.; Mickey Brown, DL, Jr., Andrew Ezell, DL, Jr.; Charlie O'Connor, OL, Jr.; Sr.; Nate Rusk, WR, Jr.; Reggie Terrell Jr., RB, Sr.; Jack Walton, LB, Sr.
New Trier: Daniel Anderson, FS, Sr.; Clay Czyzynski, QB, Sr.; Francis Fay, RB, Sr.; Brian Kaiser, WR, Jr.
Maine South: Luke Hinkamp, WR, Sr.; Matt Holbrook, WR/DB, Sr.; Nick Leongas, QB, Sr.; Jack Pistorius, LB, Sr.
Mundelein: Sammy Escobar, DE/TE, Sr.; Mitch Sharer, OT, Sr.
Nazareth: Aidan Bresnahan, K, Sr.; Cameron Weems, RB/DB, Sr.
Niles North: Bruno Prosper-Kanam, RB, Jr.
Niles West: Matt Galanopoulos, RB/WR/KR, Sr.; Johnny Pabst, QB, Sr.
Oak Park-River Forest: Eddie Gorens, WR/LB, Sr.; Jeremy Hunt, QB, Sr.; Terrance Roundy, RB, Jr.; Jared Scott, WR, Sr.; Craig Shelton, WR, So.; Rolliann Sturkey, LB, Sr.
Prospect: Dante Cecala, RB/CB, Sr.; Zach Gleason, WR/CB, Sr.; Alex Palczewski, OL, Sr.; Andrew Shafis, QB, Sr.; Michael Shafis, RB/LB, So.
Ridgewood: Cody Frerking, DB, Sr.; Alex Rice, RB/DB, Sr.; Vince Santore, WR/LB, Sr.; Marco Vitale, WR, Jr.; Richie Zacharias, QB, Sr.
Rolling Meadows: Kevin Haltman, LB, Sr.; Asher O'Hara, QB, Sr.
Stevenson: Brad Drazner, OL, Sr.; Sam Marks, LB, Jr.; Anthony Sibo, RB, Sr.
St. Joseph: Rashad Brown, WR, Sr.; Isaiah Davis, QB, Sr.; Armone Elem, RB, Sr.; Kris Reid Jr., LB, Sr.
St. Viator: Marc Clark, WR, Sr.; Brett DeSelm, OL/DL, Sr.; Darreontae Jackson, RB, Sr.
York: Chris McCoy, TE/DE, Sr.; Chuck Walsh, OL, Sr.
Vernon Hills: Trey Hommer, LB, Sr.; Kyle Hull, QB, Sr.; Chris Mariella, WR, Sr.; Jeff Rosenstock, LB, Sr.; Andre Szmyt, K/P, Sr.
Bob Narang is a freelance reporter for Pioneer Press.
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