WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Three members of the West Orange football team were named to the 2019 All-Essex Group 4-5 football first team, and one Mountaineer player was chosen for the second team, as selected by coaches in the county.
Junior wide receiver Jayson Raines and senior kicker Bryan Reitberger of West Orange were named to the first team offense, and linebacker Adonis May was chosen as a first-team defensive player.
Raines, a 6-5, 200-pound split end, had 11 touchdowns among his team-leading 40 receptions. Reitberger made three field goals in four attempts, kicked 26 of 27 extra points and regularly landed his kickoffs in the end zone for touchbacks. May led the Mountaineers with 11 sacks, intercepted two passes, recorded a safety and returned a fumble for a TD.
Junior halfback Shakhi Carson of West Orange is a member of the All-Essex Group 4-5 second team offense. A Division 1 recruit, Carson rushed for nine TDs and 680 yards to lead West Orange in both categories, and he caught 14 passes for 203 yards.