Every week, we will highlight some of the best linemen from the WVC and LFC presented by Brucelli Advertising. Here is Week 3:


Holy Cross has a running game that has shown to be one of the better ones in the LFC and although the running back gets the headlines, the line has to be good. Cabets is the leader of that offensive line that helped the Crusaders run for over 250 yards.


COLE CHOPLOSKY, Lackawanna Trail
The Lions offense and defense was impressive on Saturday and Choplosky was involved in all three phases of the game. He blocked a punt to create momentum swing, played both center and guard on offense and did a great job at nose guard holding Riverside to 42 yards rushing and two first downs.


DREW O’MALLEY, Scranton Prep
The Cavaliers have a running back with Division I talent but again, the offensive line is doing the dirty work up front. O’Malley has been a key member of that unit as Prep has averaged 300 rushing yards per game and helped the Cavs to a 3-0 start this season.


NICK MARABELL, Tunkhannock
One of the bigger upsets of the early season was the Tigers win over defending district champion Crestwood. After a slow start in Week 1, the offense has averaged over 32 points per game. Marabell has been the leader on the offensive line that has led Tunkhannock by back-to-back wins. It’s not easy being a lineman in the spread offense, but Marabell has been one of the best in the WVC after three weeks.


The Bell Game is a huge deal in the city of Scranton and the Knights will retain the Bell once again. The offense was very efficient and the line was a key reason for the big win. Norton is the leader of that offensive line that produced 35 points and 100+ yard rusher.


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