Westmoreland County football players to watch for opening round of playoffs
Belle Vernon, Sr., WR/OLB
The Leopards senior has six catches for 66 yards and three touchdowns and rushed four times for 17 yards. He had 39 tackles and 11 tackles for losses from his linebacker spot.
Penn-Trafford, Jr., LT/NT
The Warriors junior is an outstanding blocker on offense and a stalwart on defense. He has 33 tackles, three quarterback sacks, five tackles for a loss, two forced fumbles and a touchdown.
Latrobe, Sr., DT
The East Carolina commit has had another solid season for the Wildcats. He has made 32 tackles, 21 assists and 11 solo. He has eight quarterback sacks, eight tackles for losses and two forced fumbles.
Monessen, Fr., QB/WR/DB
The Greyhounds freshman has rushed for 485 yards and six touchdowns, completed 23 of 40 passes for 374 yards and five touchdowns, and caught 11 passes for 304 yards and two scores. He also averages 38 yards per return on special teams with two touchdowns.