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Oil City’s Fontanazza Named Week Seven District 10 Jim Kelly Player of the Week Powered by the Allegheny Grille


WARREN, Pa. – Mario Fontanazza and the Oil City offensive line have paved the way all season, and did so once again in Friday’s 56-0 District 10 Class 4A semifinal win against Conneaut. Fontanzza’s dominant effort against the Eagles earns him the Week Seven Jim Kelly District 10 Football Player of the Week Powered by the Allegheny Grille.

With Fontanazza and company leading the way, Cam Russell rushed for 196 yards and four touchdowns. The Oilers racked up 433 yards of total offense, including 307 on the ground. 

Fontanazza was also a catalyst in the shutout for the defense with a team-high 13 tackles, including two for loss. 

Fontanazza becomes the second Oil City player to win the award this year, joining his teammate Russell, who earned the honor in Week 2. 


Honorable Mention: Casey Smith (Harbor Creek), Anthony Stallworth (Farrell), Khalon Simmons (Meadville), Gavin Murdock (Lakeview), Cael Black (Eisenhower), James Swanson (Warren), Seth Fuller (North East), Gus Campbell (Mercyhurst Prep), Jaden Reagle (Saegertown)

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Jim Kelly is the Hall of Fame quarterback of the Buffalo Bills who grew up in East Brady, Pa. and went to Miami (Fla). Kelly was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 after passing for over 45,000 yards as a pro, including two seasons in the USFL, with 320 career touchdown passes. He led the Bills to four straight AFC Titles.



Week 1 – Aidan Bright, Mercer

Week 2 – Cam Russell, Oil City

Week 3 – Michael Henwood, Hickory 

Week 4 – Anthony Stallworth, Farrell

Week 5 – Owen Trumbull, Eisenhower

Week 6 – Landon Weis, Corry

Week 7 – Mario Fontanazza, Oil City


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