The Riverside Athletic Club's Connolly Cup committee has announced its 10 finalists for the 39th annual award, given to the most outstanding football player in Western New York:
Okoya Anderson, Orchard Park junior RB
Travis Eman, Canisius senior QB
Jordan Johnson, Sweet Home junior QB/DB
Chad Kelly, St. Joe's junior QB/DB
Zach Lauricella, Clarence senior QB
Joe Licata, Williamsville South senior QB
Jimmy Rauh, Southwestern senior QB
Tyler Stoldt, Alden senior QB
Shane Smith, Fredonia senior QB/LB
Zach Williams, Silver Creek senior RB/LB
The winner will be announced, as always, on the first Saturday of December (Dec. 4) in a ceremony at Ilio DiPaolo's Restauraunt in Blasdell.
A reminder to all that any discussions about who should win the award, or about players who should have made the the top 10, should be respectful. Thanks.