YDL Sports Network Announces 2022 Jim Kelly District 9 Football Awards And All-District 9 Team; Number Of Wildcats Selected, Ryan Hummell And Jase Ferguson Major Award Winners

(Link to YDL Sports Network’s article at the bottom of the article)

Photos by Nate Girvan

The YDL Sports Network announced their 2022 Jim Kelly District Nine Football Awards and All-District Nine Team on Monday, December 12th, with six members of the District Nine Football League Region 1 and District Nine Class-AA Champion Central Clarion Wildcats being named.

Two Wildcats, Ryan Hummell and Jase Ferguson came away with Top Awards. Ryan was named Defensive Player of the Year and Jase was selected as Offensive Player of the Year.

Ryan Hummell on a stop

Ryan was named to the First Team at Linebacker and Jase was named to the First Team at Quarterback and Second Team.

Joining Ryan and Jase on the First Team were Ashton Rex at Wide Receiver, Tommy Smith at Tight End and Thomas Uckert at Placekicker.

Jase lined up behind center

Jase was also named to the Second Team at Defensive Back, along with Jimmy Kerr, who was named on the Offensive Line.

Port Allegany’s Blaine Moses was named Player of the Year and is joined by his Gators teammate Carson Neely who was named Offensive Lineman of the Year. Three other Gators also received Top Awards. Head Coach Justin Bienkowski was named Coach of the Year, Chad Saltsman was named Assistant Coach of the Year and Patrick Crants, Port Allegany’s sports photographer was named Unsung Hero.

(Congratulations Ryan, Jase, Ashton, Tommy, Thomas and Jimmy, and all of this years selectees!!!! Thanks to Nate Girvan for his photos!!)

YDL Sports Network 2022 Jim Kelly District 9 Football Awards – Top Award Winners
Player of the Year: Blaine Moses, Port Allegany Offensive Player of the Year: Jase Ferguson, So., Central Clarion
Defensive Player of the Year: Ryan Hummell, Sr., Central Clarion

Rookie of the Year: Drew Keth, Keystone
Offensive Lineman of the Year: Carson Neely, Port Allegany
Defensive Lineman of the Year: Isaac Samsel, Clearfield
Special Teams Player of the Year: Payton Hetrick, Punxsutawney
Individual Performance of the Year: Dan McGarry, Curwensville (September 2nd)
Coach of the Year: Justin Bienkowski, Port Allegany Assistant Coach of the Year: Chad Saltsman, Port Allegany
Game of the Year: DuBois 27, Brockway 26 (September 2nd)
Unsung Hero: Patrick Crants Port Allegany Sports Photographer

Link To YDL Sports Network Article (Has complete listing of players selected)