TUCKAHOE, N.Y. Gary Moss was the heart and soul of the Tuckahoe High School football team that won the 2010 Class D state football title and Moss returned this past fall to lead the team again. Moss has been selected to the New York State Sportswriters Association first team it was announced Wednesday.
Then senior pass receiver and linebacker balanced a young group and helped the Tigers to a Section 1 Class D title game before bowing out to Haldane. Moss stabilized an inexperienced group that has the potential to compete to compete for another state title in 2012.
Moss caught 22 passes for 251 yards and scored six touchdowns for the 6-3 Tigers.
The Westchester Area All-State Selections
First team Jesse Mainiero, Sr., Croton-Harmon, QB; Tom Whalen, Sr., Nanuet, OL; OL; A.J. Wolf, Sr., Hackley, OL; John Brennan, Sr., Croton-Harmon, DL; Kyle Ricciardi, Sr., Croton-Harmon, LB; Sam Stern, Sr., Rye Country Day, DB.
Second team Jon Marrero, Sr., Briarcliff, WR; Tommy Hopkins, Jr., Westlake, OL; Dennis OConnell, Sr., Croton-Harmon, DL; Andrew Miller, Sr., Rye Country Day, LB; Garrett Washington, Sr., Rye Country Day, DB.
Third team Dan Stein, Sr., Ardsley, QB; Kevin Degnan, Sr., Irvington, RB.
Player of the year Christian Conway, Sr., Bronxville, RB.
First team Eddie Ritch, Sr., Dobbs Ferry, RB; John Yozzo-Scaperrotta, Sr., Dobbs Ferry, DL; Darien Bica, Sr., Dobbs Ferry, LB.
Second team Tim Soave, So., Dobbs Ferry, RB; Malcolm Downey, Sr., Woodlands, RB; James Cole, Sr., Woodlands, WR; Sean Callahan, Sr., Bronxville, OL; Spencer Avalos, Sr., Dobbs Ferry, QB, DB; Sean Triandis, Sr., Bronxville, DL; Jackson Conway, Sr., Bronxville, LB.
First team Gary Moss, Sr., Tuckahoe, DL.
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