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Matthias, Tinney are among slew of stars - October 4, 1994

October 4, 1994 | Delaware County Daily Times (Primos - Upper Darby, PA)
| Section: News
228 Words

UPPER PROVIDENCE -- Co-MVPs were the rage among the coaches in the Del Val League last night at the weekly meeting of the Delaware County Football Coaches Association.

In the American Conference, Interboro quarterback/defensive back Gary Matthias and Unionville lineman Eric Cole shared top honors. Meanwhile, Academy Park running back/linebacker James Carmichael and Penn Wood wide receiver/defensive back Anthony Reynolds shared MVP laurels in the National Conference.

Ridley quarterback/linebacker John Tinney earned Most Valuable Player honors from the coaches in the Central League while Monsignor Bonner defensive back was the pick in the Catholic League.

Garnet Valley's Jeremy Buxton was the Total Rehab MVP.

Matthias scored one TD, threw for two more scores and stood out in the secondary as the third-ranked Bucs downed Sun Valley, 35-6. Cole was a terror on both sides of the ball as the Indians blanked arch-rival Garnet Valley, 35-0.

Reynolds had four catches for 108 yards and two touchdown and was involved in eight tackles as the Patriots blanked Chester, 27-0. Carmichael gained 168 yards and was in on seven tackles as the Knights fell to Glen Mills, 39-22.

Tinney completed 14 of 16 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for three TDs as the fourth-ranked Raiders whipped Haverford, 38-13. McKenna had eight tackles and returned an interception for a TD as Bonner blasted Roman Catholic, 55-21.

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