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Nineteen Summit High School Football Team Players Earn All-Conference Honors; Matt Murdock, Liam Dougherty Receive All Group 4 Accolades

Summit went 8-3 this season and captured the Mid-State 38 Conference Title. Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Varsity Football Team, 2016 Mid-State 38 Champs, have had 19 players named to the conference's end-of-season first and second 'All-Conference' teams. Players receiving honors included:

First Team - Offense

Jackson Tyler - quarterback
Matt Murdock -  running back
Matt Grange - offensive line
Michael Mahecha - offensive line
Stephen Sajer - wide receiver

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First Team - Defense

Danny Petrela - defensive line
Liam Dougherty - linebacker
Spencer Frey - linebacker
Christian Fusco - defensive back
Luca Curran - defensive back
DJ Jackson - punter

Second Team - Offense

Kevin Cahill - offensive line
Dom Yorio - offensive line
Sam Zanelli - running back
Jack Johnson - placekicker



Second Team - Defense

Joe Shepard - defensive line
Peter Maldonado - defensive line
Andrew Miller - linebacker
Brendan McGinn - defensive back

In addition, Dougherty -- second team, defense -- and Murdock -- third team, special teams / return specialist -- have been named to the 'All Group 4' Team by nj.com.

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