---- — Cape Ann League champions Pentucket and Lynnfield led all teams with five players named either all-conference or all-stars, with five other teams close behind with four selections.
Selected all-CAL for the Sachems were D.J. Engelke, Jeff Porter and Chad Legault while Reid Garrant and tackling machine Josh Wesolowski were named all-stars.
Also for the Sachems, Steve Hayden was named the Kinney Division Coach of the Year.
North Reading’s selections included record-setting running back C.J. McCarthy as all-conference and Nic O’Connell as an all-star. O’Connell was one of only two sophomores named all-conference or an all-star. The Hornets, who won their last four games, including over rival Lynnfield on Thanksgiving, were also honored with the Sportsmanship award.
Among Lynnfield’s five picks were senior brothers Anthony and Dominic Costa.
Local CAL All-Conference Players
Georgetown — Brandon Willis, Sr.
North Reading — Ryan Boucher, Sr.; C.J. McCarthy, Sr.
Pentucket — D.J. Engelke, Sr.; Chad Legault, Sr. Jeff Porter, Jr.
Local CAL All-Stars
Georgetown — Patrick Bjork, Matt Prescott
North Reading — Nic O’Connell
Pentucket — Reid Garrant, Josh Wesolowski
Local CAL Honorable Mention
North Reading — Mike Farrelly, Ryan Sanborn
Pentucket — Ryan Kuchar, Liam Corkery, Chris Croteau, Sean Clohisy, Andrew Noyes
Players of Year — Kyle McGrath, Lynnfield (Baker Division); Dillon Guthro, Newburyport (Kinney Division)
Coaches of Year — Neal Weidman, Lynnfield (Baker); Steve Hayden, Pentucket (Kinney)
Sportsmanship — Manchester-Essex (Baker); North Reading (Kinney)