Five Panthers, three Blue Raiders and one Colt were all recently named to the Anthracite Football League All-First Team.

Panther Valley had Casey Lawrence (QB), Kyle McAvoy (RB/DB), Jake Dunn (WR), Jason Harrison (LB) and Ryan Richards (LB) make the squad. McAvoy was named to the first team on both sides of the ball, while Dunn was awarded the Offensive Player of the Year award.

Tamaqua's Anthony Bumbulsky (WR), Erik Krause (OL) and Garth Lakitsky (LB), along with Marian's Bruce Balliet (DE), made the first team as well.

ALL-FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

QB - Casey Lawrence - Panther Valley

RB - Evan Fink - Schuylkill Haven

RB - Kyle McAvoy - Panther Valley

RB - Ed Pavalko - North Schuylkill

WR - Anthony Bumbulsky - Tamaqua

WR - Jake Dunn - Panther Valley

TE - Derek Hughes - North Schuylkill

OL - Tyler Dean - North Schuylkill

OL - Zach Faust - Schuylkill Haven

OL - Erik Krause - Tamaqua

OL - Bill Navitsky - Shenandoah Valley

OL - Chase Skinner - North Schuylkill

K - Mike Georgevic - Schuylkill Haven

VB - Dan Merva - Shenandoah Valley

Player of the Year - Jake Dunn - Panther Valley

DEFENSE

DE - Bruce Balliet - Marian

DE - Ed Pavalko - North Schuylkill

DT - Tyler Dean - North Schuylkill

DT - Jon Green - North Schuylkill

DT - Jason Harrison - Panther Valley

LB - Garth Lakitsky - Tamaqua

LB - Tyler Naus - Schuylkill Haven

LB - Ryan Richards - Panther Valley

LB - Mike Shinkus - North Schuylkill

DB - Steve Ennis - North Schuylkill

DB - Zach Hogan - North Schuylkill

DB - Kyle McAvoy - Panther Valley

DB - Zach Parnell - North Schuylkill

P - John Nettles - Schuylkill Haven

Player of the Year - Ed Pavalko - North Schuylkill

Coach of the Year - Rick Geist - North Schuylkill

ALL-SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

QB - Tom Ferrari - North Schuylkill

RB - Grif Griffiths - Tamaqua

RB - Paul Martin - Marian

RB - Eric Whalen - Shenandoah Valley

WR - Joe Kloap - Marian

TE - Evan Marceau - Schuylkill Haven

OL - Mike Gurcsik - Tamaqua

OL - Greg Pecha - Panther Valley

OL - Derek Reber - Schuylkill Haven

OL - Ryan Richards - Panther Valley

OL - Rob Roncek - Mahanoy Area

K - Lance Williams - Tamaqua

VB - Cody Flail - North Schuylkill

DEFENSE

DE - Cody Flail - North Schuylkill

DE - Evan Marceau - Schuylkill Haven

DT - Eric James - Tamaqua

DT - Greg Pecha - Panther Valley

DT - Sam Sajda - Shenandoah Valley

DT - Chase Skinner - North Schuylkill

LB - Jake Dunn - Panther Valley

LB - Grif Griffiths - Tamaqua

LB - Tyler Laudeman - North Schuylkill

LB - Bill Navitsky - Shenandoah Valley

DB - Anthony Bumbulsky - Tamaqua

DB - DJ Fairell - Schuylkill Haven

DB - Joe Kloap - Marian

DB - Casey Lawrence - Panther Valley

P - Cole Weachock - Minersville