Wyoming Area’s Brian Miles, David Klaproth named to WVC Coaches football all-star team


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Wyoming Area kicker David Klaproth (27) and holder Steve Homza (2) watch the ball sail through the uprights for a field goal as Dallas’ Christian Roberts goes for the block in West Pittston earlier this season.


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Wyoming Area’s Brian Miles, right, makes good yardage as Berwick’s Justin Groshek and Luke Fisher make the tackle in WVC football action in West Pittston earlier this season.


Bill Tarutis File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch


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    Several Greater Pittston football players were recently named to the Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches All-Star teams.

    In the WVC Big School division, Wyoming Area’s Brian Miles was selected for the work he did at running back this year for the Warriors. Miles was the winner of the Carmello Falcone Memorial Most Valuable Player trophy in a win over Pittston Area last month.

    Miles scored a total of 12 touchdowns this season for the Warriors and averaged 5 yards per carry. He finished the season with 881 yards rushing.

    David Klaproth, who had three touchbacks this season for the Warriors, was named the all-star team’s only kicker. Klaproth was 27-for-29 in PAT attempts this season and was 7-for-10 in field goal attempts. His long on the season was a 42-yarder.

    Also making the list from Wyoming Area were offensive lineman Frank Yurek. Justin Steinberger’s seven sacks this season and another 44 tackles helped get on the team as a defensive lineman. Dante DeLuca was named to the team as a linebacker. DeLuca had 23 tackles this season.

    The Times Leader will select an all-WVC team at a later date. The following players were named Big School Honorable Mentions for Pittston Area: Niko Cinquegrani, DL, Sr.; Ryan Davis, LB, Sr.; Brandon Goodlavage, OL, Sr.; E.J. Herron, DL, Sr.; Kyle Petroski, RB/DB, Sr.; Rich Wallace, OL.

    The following were named Big School Honorable Mentions for Wyoming Area: P.J. Angeli, QB/DB, So.; Donovan O’Boyle, RB/DB, So.; Dylan Kostak, LB, Jr.; Marc Minichello, DB, So.

    Wyoming Area kicker David Klaproth (27) and holder Steve Homza (2) watch the ball sail through the uprights for a field goal as Dallas’ Christian Roberts goes for the block in West Pittston earlier this season.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_PSD101815WA-DallasFB_3-2-.jpgWyoming Area kicker David Klaproth (27) and holder Steve Homza (2) watch the ball sail through the uprights for a field goal as Dallas’ Christian Roberts goes for the block in West Pittston earlier this season. Bill Tarutis File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch

    Wyoming Area’s Brian Miles, right, makes good yardage as Berwick’s Justin Groshek and Luke Fisher make the tackle in WVC football action in West Pittston earlier this season.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Berwick-WyoAreaFB_2-1-.jpgWyoming Area’s Brian Miles, right, makes good yardage as Berwick’s Justin Groshek and Luke Fisher make the tackle in WVC football action in West Pittston earlier this season. Bill Tarutis File Photo | For Sunday Dispatch

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