Daily News 2007 All-City Team
Sunday, December 2nd 2007, 4:00 AM
QB Dominick Le Grande, Curtis, Sr.
Boston College-bound QB dominated with arm (1,044 yards) and feet (14 rushing TDs) and played defense (27 tackles).
QB Jayson Holt, Mount Saint Michael, Sr.
Three-year starter carried Mount through tough playoff run to second straight CHSFL 'AAA' title game.
RB Brandon Jones, Canarsie, Sr.
Canarsie wouldn't have made it to today's PSAL championship game if not for Jones' 1,006 rushing yards and 14 TDs.
RB Rashaad Slowley, Stepinac, Sr.
Topped CHSFL in rushing TDs (28), rushed for 1,486 yards on the season.
RB Tristan Akong, St. Francis Prep, Jr.
Behind an inexperienced and oft-injured line, rushed for 1,371 yards and finished with 18 touchdowns - 16 rushing, one receiving and another on a 93-yard kick return.
RB Shaahiyn Alston, Curtis, Sr.
Rushed for 976 yards and 15 touchdowns, also returned a pair of kickoffs for scores.
WR Peter Lamacchia, Fordham Prep, Sr.
Snagged circus catches all season, finishing with 43 grabs and tying for CHSFL 'AA' lead with six TD receptions.
WR Chris Alfano, Iona Prep, Jr.
With 59 receptions for 1,011 yards, led all players (PSAL and CHSFL) in regular season receiving.
WR Khalif Staten, Lincoln, Sr.
Hauled in league-best 49 receptions for 875 yards and 10 TDs.
WR Danny Manetta, Christ the King, Sr.
Finished with 49 receptions for 813 yards and four scores as Royals made surprise run to the CHSFL 'AA' final.
OL Greg Van Roten, Chaminade, Sr.
Tackle established himself as an outstanding blocker with great feet and a knack for opening holes.
OL Austen Fletcher, St. Anthony's, Sr.
6-1 280-pounder played hurt all season, is currently deciding between Dartmouth and Stanford.
DL Scott Vallone, St. Anthony's, Sr.
Rutgers-bound defensive tackle wreaked havoc, totaling 43 tackles, 9.5 sacks.
DL/TE Luke Nawrocki, Chaminade, Sr.
Chaminade's only two-way player caught team-high 33 passes, led team in tackles in last five games.
DL Stephen Holness, South Shore, Sr.
Three-year starter led the PSAL in tackles (93).
LB Reggie Francklin, Holy Cross, Jr.
Led Knights with 95 tackles; also finished with four interceptions and five sacks.
LB Christopher Thomas, Curtis, Sr.
Led the PSAL with 12 sacks while also notching a team-high 75 tackles.
LB/WR Deandre Hall, Canarsie, Sr.
Recorded 61 tackles and managed to be the Chiefs' clutch wideout on offense, finishing with a team-high eight touchdowns receptions.
DB/WR Torian Phillips, Port Richmond, Jr.
Junior snagged PSAL-best eight interceptions, scored eight touchdowns (six rushing, two receiving) on offense.
DB Raul DeBenedittis, Lehman, Sr.
Played every minute of season as receiver (five TDs), cornerback (54 tackles, 3 interceptions) and returner (33 yards per kick return).
DB J.B. Andreassi, St. Anthony's, Sr.
Dartmouth-bound safety made 52 tackles, two interceptions and returned one kickoff for a score.