ALL NORTH JERSEY FOOTBALL TEAM
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Park Ridge senior slotback
The Owls got everything they could out of the multi-talented Hughes. He finished with 32 catches for 413 yards and was also a factor on defense with a team-high 79 tackles.
FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
Becton senior safety
Crifasi will go down in Becton history as the quarterback of the Wildcats team that won the NJIC title, but on defense, he was the clean-it-up safety with 20 tackles and three pass break-ups. The Wildcats allowed 12 points all season.
Pompton Lakes junior linebacker
A player who never left the field and was responsible for the Cardinals’ defensive calls, Maksimiak finished second in North Jersey with 86 tackles in eight games.
Becton senior defensive end
A three-year starter on the Wildcats’ defensive line, Reid was a playmaker all season. He finished with 30 total tackles (six for losses) and one interception. Becton finished with five shutouts in six games.
2nd Team OFFENSE
Ashanti Caviness, Bogota senior quarterback
Chris Lohrmann, Hasbrouck Heights senior offensive lineman
Rashawn Markman, Waldwick/Midland Park senior running back
Rocco Minichiello, Hasbrouck Heights senior running back
2nd Team DEFENSE
Cencir Bacote, Becton senior defensive back
Jarred George, Garfield senior linebacker
Shawn Grigsby, Waldwick/Midland Park senior linebacker
Dan Makinski, Pompton Lakes senior linebacker
Frankie Savino, Emerson senior defensive back
Hunter Schanel, Becton senior linebacker/kicker
Ty Scherer, Glen Rock senior defensive back
Darren Cooper is a high school sports columnist for NorthJersey.com. For full access to live scores, breaking news and analysis from our Varsity Aces team, subscribe today. To get breaking news directly to your inbox, sign up for our newsletter and download our app.