The Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference announced its all-conference football first teams this week. A total of 87 offensive and defensive players were honored, with first teams being named in the three FCIAC divisions . In the Central Division, Staples High School, which finished 9-2 and qualified for the Class LL state tournament, led all schools with 10 players recognized as first team athletes.
The all-FCIAC Central Division first team offense includes, pictured, first row, from left, Damien Vega, Brien McMahon; Sam Gravitte, Ridgefield; Tyler Jacobs, Staples; Nathan Ryan, Fairfield Ludlowe; Brandon Davis, Brien McMahon; Christopher ODea, Ridgefield; and Chris Daniel, Brien McMahon; back row, Chet Pajolek, Staples; Duncan Cozens, Ridgefield; Alvin Garcia, Harding; Tom Jordan, Ridgefield; Mike Nicklas, Staples; and Jason Mawicke, Staples.
The all-FCIAC Central Division first team defense includes, pictured, first row, from left, Gil Aravjo, Norwalk; Chris Coyne, Staples; Pat Murray, Staples; Zach OConnor, Brien McMahon; Patrick Whalen, Norwalk; Rob Gau, Staples; and Thomas Hammons, Fairfield Ludlowe; back row, David Klein, Norwalk; John Turner, Ridgefield; Clement Abonyi, Brien McMahon; Tequan Broadway, Warren Harding; Rob Herman, Staples; Julian McCord, Warren Harding; Matt Yeager, Staples; and Chris Kennedy, Fairfield Ludlowe.
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