Medina has six All-WNY football honorees

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 5 July 2021 at 8:43 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Leading Medina’s All-WNY football squad honorees are first team selection Brian Fry, left, and third team selection Joe Cecchini who throws a key block.

Class C champion Medina has placed a total of six players on the All-Western New York football squad.

Senior running back/defensive back Brian Fry, who earned first team honors, heads the Medina contingent. Fry led the Mustangs in both rushing with 700 yards, 10 touchdowns and receiving 19  catches for 324 yards and 3 TDs. On defense he had 4 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries.

Junior defensive lineman/ receiver Joe Cecchini has been named to the third team. He had a team leading 7 sacks on defense and on offense caught 13 passes for 148 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Mustangs quarterback Xander Payne and receiver Tyler Chinn have both earned Honorable Mention.

The Mustangs also had junior quarterback Xander Payne, senior wide receiver Tyler Chinn, along with sophomore linemen Chris Johnson and Dominic Larabee all earn Honorable Mention.

Payne threw for 1,054 yards and 15 touchdowns while Chinn had 12 receptions for 318 yards and 6 touchdowns. He also had 2 interceptions on defense.

Medina linemen Chris Johnson,left, and Dominic Larabee have also both received Honorable Mention.

Albion is represented by senior defensive back/wide receiver Bailey Blanchard and  junior linebacker Bryce Froman who both received Honorable Mention.

Wilson senior punter Jared Jaques was named to the first team. The Lakemen also had senior lineman Ben Mahar and junior linebacker Chris Dispenza receive Honorable Mention.

Akron senior linebacker David Kalinowski was named to the third team. Tigers senior quarterback Adam Mietz and junior running back Aidan Smith both received Honorable Mention.

Newfane linebacker Andy Lucinski and lineman Michael Carmer, both seniors, received Honorable Mention.

Albion’s All-WNY Honorable Mention selections are Bailey Blanchard, left, and Bryce Froman.