Sunday April 4, 2021 | 11:18 pm
The Big 33 Football Classic has dropped to 13 WPIAL athletes for this year’s game after a sixth player retired.
WPIAL leading rusher and Beaver Falls senior Josh Hough was replaced on the all-star game roster this week. The 6-foot-3,240-pound running back is a Syracuse recruit and retired from the game due to his commitment to college, according to Big 33 organizers.
Hough led the WPIAL last fall with 2,051 rushing yards and won a WPIAL title.
State College is running back to Dresyn Green, replacing Hough on the Pennsylvania roster. Green (5-9, 190) is a defensive recruit from Colgate.
The game is on May 31, 1:00 pm at Central Dauphin’s Landis Field near Harrisburg. Pennsylvania will face an all-star team from Maryland, Keystone State’s opponent since 2013.
The event was canceled last year due to the pandemic.
These years Selection of Pennsylvania with 38 players was announced on February 18. Among those committed to play are Pine-Richland teammates Luke Miller, Harrison Hayes and Eli Jochem, Central Catholic’s Bralen Henderson, Eddy Tillman and Grant Cullen, Central Valley’s Stephon Hall and Myles Walker, North Allegheny’s Khalil Dinkins, Montour’s Cam McLaurin , Aaron Gunn from Union, Ky’Ron Craggette from Connellsville and Preston Zandier from Thomas Jefferson.
The latest roster update has moved Dinkins from linebacker to wide receiver.
In all, six WPIAL players who were initially chosen for the game have withdrawn.
Previously replaced were Pine-Richland quarterback Cole Spencer, Elizabeth Forward defensive end Chase Whatton, Canon-McMillon lineman Connor McMahon and Peters Township teammates Corban Hondru, a linebacker, and Donovan McMillon, a safety.
Selection of Pennsylvania
Pos., Player, High School, College
QB, Joey McCracken, Warwick, Maine
QB, Evan Clark, Manheim Township, Penn State
RB, Dresyn Green, State College, Colgate
RB, Eddy Tillman, Pittsburgh Central Catholic, undecided
RB, Ky’Ron Craggette, Connellsville, Notre Dame College
TE, Cade Rooney, St. Joseph’s Prep, Bucknell
TE, Matt Bowes, LaSalle College, Bloomsburg
WR, Malik Cooper, St. Joseph’s Prep, Temple
WR, Khalil Dinkins, North Allegheny, Penn State
WR, Eli Jochem, Pine-Richland, Indiana
WR, Judah Tomb, Central York, St. Francis
WR, Caleb Schmitz, Warwick, Cincinnati
OL, Nolan Rucci, Warwick, Wisconsin
OL, Aaron Gunn, Union, Louisville
OL, Josh Gaffney, Central York, Albany
OL, Harrison Hayes, Pine-Richland, Liberty
OL, Cam McLaurin, Montour, Duquesne
OL, Mike Gecik, Delaware Valley, Albany
OL, Grant Cullen, Pittsburgh Central Catholic, Washington and Jefferson
LS, Brock Welsh, Middletown, St. Francis
Pos., Player, High School, College
DT, Aonghas Evanick, Souderton, Wilkes
DT, Sam Deron, Honesdale, Draw
DT, Amara Yobouet, Philadelphia Northeast, Albany
DE, Cam’Ron Stewart, Governor Mifflin, Rutgers
DE, Julian Bakos, Bishop McDevitt, Washington and Jefferson
DE, Bralen Henderson, Pittsburgh Central Catholic, Ohio
LB, Balansama Kamara, Philadelphia Central, Temple
LB, Christian Shelton, Bethlehem Catholic, East Stroudsburg
LB, Luke Miller, Pine-Richland, Kent State
DB, Javon McIntyre, Imhotep Charter, Pitt
DB, Julian Talley, St. Joseph’s Prep, Penn
DB, Stephon Hall, Central Valley, Pitt
DB, Abdul Stewart, Coatesville, Maine
DB, Shafeek Smith, Imhotep Charter, Towson
ATH, Myles Walker, Central Valley, Akron
ATH, Preston Zandier, Thomas Jefferson, Youngstown State
K, Mitchel Groh, Dallastown, Penn State
K, Samuel Hershey, JP McCaskey, undecided
Jack Young, Athens
Mike Collodi, Elizabeth Forward
Jon DeFoe, Bermudian Springs
Martin Tobias, Penns Valley
Brandon Phillian, Wilmington
Calvin Everett, Harrisburg
John Donnelly, Central Bucks East
Players who withdrew
QB, Cole Spencer, Pine-Richland, Penn (wrestling)
RB, Josh Hough, Beaver Falls, Syracuse
OL, Connor McMahon, Canon-McMillan, Navy
DT, Taleeq Robbins, Imhotep Charter, Mississippi
DE, Chase Whatton, Elizabeth Forward, Bowling Green
LB, Corban Hondru, Peters Township, Miami, Ohio
DB, Donovan McMillon, Peters Township, Florida
Chris Harlan is a tribune review writer. You can contact Chris via email at [email protected] or via Twitter
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