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PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZFalcon junior Tim Buda (25) earned an All-Colonial League Honorable Mention on both sides of the ball this season. PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZFalcon junior Tim Buda (25) earned an All-Colonial League Honorable Mention on both sides of the ball this season.

Buda earns spot on both sides

Friday, November 23, 2018 by Mike Haines mhaines@tnonline.com in Sports

The Colonial League released it’s football all-star team last week.

Salisbury’s Tim Buda was the only Falcon named to this year’s list. The junior running back and defensive back earned honorable mention recognition on both sides of the ball.

On offense, Buda carried the ball 65 times for 374 yards and three touchdowns this season. He also caught 13 passes for 154 yards and three more scores. On defense, Buda made 19 tackles, including 14 solo tackles and four tackles for loss.

Saucon Valley, a District 11 Class 4A finalist, had four players named to the first-team offense, including unanimous selection Tim Weaver, a senior tackle. The Panthers also placed five players on the first team defense, including Weaver who earned a spot on the interior line.

Here’s a look at this year’s All-Colonial League football selections.

OFFENSE

First Team

Center - Liam Britt (Sr., Palisades); Guards - Jared Harka (Sr., Saucon Valley), Seth Diorio (Sr., Bangor); Tackles - Tim Weaver* (Sr., Saucon Valley), Ben Scoggin (Sr., Palisades); Tight end - Patrick Morrissey (Sr., Saucon Valley); Wide receivers - Isaiah DeJesus (Sr., Notre Dame), Daulton Musselman (Sr., Southern Lehigh); Quarterback - Cole DeFranco (Sr., Notre Dame); Running backs - Trey Gretzinger (Sr., Palisades), Ian Csicsek (Sr., Saucon Valley); Specialists - Ethan Brader (Sr., Palisades), Jordan Nelson (Jr., Palmerton); Kicker - Connor deWit (Sr., Northwestern).

Second Team

Center - David Osman (So., Saucon Valley); Guards - Kyle Oechsle (Sr., Palisades), Connor Snyder (Jr., Northwestern); Tackles - Hayden Bobbyn (Sr., Northwestern), David Langdon (Sr., Bangor); Tight end - Derek Holmes (Sr., Northwestern); Wide receivers - Justin Rodda (So., Northwestern), Ethan Aquino (Sr., Notre Dame); Quarterback - Logan Edmond (Sr., Southern Lehigh); Running backs - Nick Henry (So., Northwestern), Garrett DeBoer (Sr., Bangor); Specialist - Aaron Stasko (Sr., Palmerton); Kicker - Eric Lobb (Sr., Pen Argyl).

Honorable Mention

Center - Derek Hebelka (Jr., Northwestern); Guards - Riley Craft (Jr., Southern Lehigh), Evan Deily (Jr., Saucon Valley); Tackles - Josh Hopper (Sr., Bangor), Brian McNally (Sr., Palisades); Tight end - David Sanders Jr. (Sr., Notre Dame); Wide receivers - Trey Travis (Sr., Southern Lehigh), Ryan Holub (Sr., Saucon Valley); Quarterback - Deven Bollinger (Jr., Northwestern); Running backs - Joey Schrader (Sr., Bangor), Timmy Buda (Jr., Salisbury); Specialist - Tyler Lobach (Sr., Northwestern); Kicker - Dan Muth (Sr., Palisades).

DEFENSE

First Team

Defensive line - Tim Weaver (Sr., Saucon Valley), Ben Scoggin (Sr., Palisades); Defensive ends - Patrick Morrissey (Sr., Saucon Valley), Derek Holmes (Sr., Northwestern); Inside linebackers - Christian Alling (Sr., Saucon Valley), Seth Diorio (Sr., Bangor), Alex Knecht (Sr., Southern Lehigh); Outside linebackers - Aaron Stasko (Sr., Palmerton), Adam Marsh (Sr., Palisades), Ian Csicsek (Sr., Saucon Valley); Defensive backs - Ethan Brader (Sr., Palisades), Trey Gretzinger (Sr., Palisades), Daulton Mussleman (Sr., Southern Lehigh), Logan Edmonds (Sr., Southern Lehigh); Punter - Patrick Morrissey (Sr., Saucon Valley)

Second Team

Defensive line - Jared Harka (Sr., Saucon Valley), Hayden Bobby (Sr., Northwestern), David Langdon (Sr., Bangor); Defensive ends - Connor Snyder (Jr., Northwestern), Quinn Schmidt (Sr., Southern Lehigh); Inside linebackers - Joey Schrader (Sr., Bangor), Jordan Nelson (Jr., Palmerton); Outside linebackers - Alex Snyder (Jr., Wilson), Nick Henry (So., Northwestern), Isaiah DeJesus (Sr., Notre Dame); Defensive backs - Ethan Aquino (Sr., Notre Dame), Tadd Barr (Sr., Pen Argyl), Ryan Hess (Sr., Northwestern), Ryan Holub (Sr., Saucon Valley); Punter - Jordan Nelson (Jr., Palmerton).

Honorable Mention

Defensive line - Eric Vingom (Jr., Southern Lehigh), Carson Gardner (Jr., Palmerton), Riley Craft (Jr., Southern Lehigh); Defensive ends - Kolby Flank (Jr., Wilson), Liam Britt (Sr., Palisades), Tyler Lobach (Sr., Northwestern), RJ Smith (Sr., Palisades); Outside linebackers - Tyler Slifer (Sr., Northwestern), Shemar Petrie (Sr., Bangor), Justin Koser (Sr., Bangor); Defensive backs - Wilquon Clemons (Sr., Catasauqua), Cody Waterhouse (Sr., Palmerton), Timmy Buda (Jr., Salisbury), Justin Rodda (So., Northwestern); Punter - Daulton Musselman (Sr., Southern Lehigh).

* Denotes unanimous selection