Kevin McHale Jacob Cicierni Keiran Reyes

TEAM: Dunmore Bucks

COLORS: Crimson & Blue

COACH: Kevin McHale,  3rd Season (8-5)

PIAA: Class 2A

2021 CONFERENCE: LFC Division III

2020 RECORD: 3-4 (2-1 in conference)

RECORD LAST FIVE SEASONS: 47-15

STADIUM: Dunmore Veterans Memorial Stadium

OFFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING: 4

DEFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING: 4

OFFENSIVE SCHEME: I Formation

DEFENSIVE SCHEME: 5-2

2021 PREVIEW

The Bucks won another district title in 2020, but ending up with a losing record didn’t sit well with some of the faithful. Dunmore is hoping to bounce back with a new nucleus of players to continue a strong tradition of Bucks football.

When you play a freshman quarterback, there will be growing pains, but there was also be rewards when he comes back as a sophomore year. That’s the case for Thomas Bowen who will be able to make more plays for an offense that needs playmakers. Cal Talutto is expected to take over at tailback while Patrick Pucilowski takes over at full back. The depth will consist of Liam Crolley at quarterback, Josh Malone and Kam Reyes at running back and Nick Donvito and Jake Hickey at fullback. Dan Pigga and Keiran Reyes are slotted in as the new starting wide receivers with Vinny Bonavoglia, Lorenzo Mitchell, and Dom DeSando also being considered. Blake Schultz is the new tight end with Brayden Reuther and Andrew Fazio backing him up.

The Bucks do have some experienced linemen back including left tackle Austin Brislin, left guard Joe Marzzacco, center Danny Schmidt and right tackle Jacob Cicerini. Luciano Calderone or Evan Makowski are expected to fill the right guard position. Nathan Reuther will provide overall depth.

Brislin is an all-league player returning on the defensive line while Makowski and NathanReuther will play with him at defensive tackle. Cicerini, Marzzacco, Schultz, Brayden Reuther, and Fazio will be looked at to play defensive end. Malone and Pucilowski will take over at linebacker with Donvito and Zaaki Rosario providing depth. Keiran Reyes and Bonavoglia are penciled in at the cornerback positon with help from Mitchell. The safeties are expected to be Talutto and Crolley with Kam Reys next on the depth chart.

There will be competition at both kicking positions. Placekickers are Max Hunt and Eric Reesey  while Nick Pierro, Rogan Dougherty,  and Sean Gallagher will vie for the punting job.

QUOTE FROM COACH MCHALE: We need to replace a great group of seniors who graduated. Our upcoming seniors displayed great leadership in the offseason. We are excited to see our kids compete in 2021.

RETURNING ALL-STARS – LFC DIVISION III
First Team Defensive Line – Austin Brislin

2021 Dunmore Roster

#PlayerPositionWeightHeight2021 Grade
Dehvin LowRB--10
2Daniel PiggaDB, WR1485'1110
3Vincent BonavogliaWR--12
4Lorenzo MitchellDB, WR1856'010
5Brayden ReutherDL, TE2106'210
5Zaaki Rosario--12
6Kameryn ReyesRB--12
6Cole CapoociDB, WR1625'811
7Cal TaluttoDB, RB1405'711
8Gabe FranekDB, WR1655'119
8Kieran ReyesWR--12
9Domenick DeSandoDB, WR1575'1110
10Liam CrollyQB--12
15Thomas BowenDB, QB1896'210
17Jack McNeffDB, WR1806'19
20Nico RuggieroDB, RB1805'911
27Andrew FazioDL, TE1685'1111
28Eric ReeseyK1606'09
28Max HuntK1605'1011
29Jacob HickeyLB, RB2106'010
32Blake SchultzTE--12
33Nicholas DonVitoLB, RB2005'1010
45Joshua MaloneLB, RB1955'911
47Patrick PucilowskiLB, TE1905'1111
48Jacob RamosLB, RB1515'109
50Joseph MarzaccoOL--12
50Nicholas PierroDL, OL, P1906'011
51Evan MakowskiDL, OL2405'911
52Nicholas TullioDL, OL2355'1010
53Bryce TaluttoDL, OL2446'210
56Daniel SchmidtOL--12
58Luciano CalderoneOL--12
59Nathan ReutherDL, OL3136'210
64Nico BuckleyDL, OL3355'911
67Austin BrislinOL--12
77Rogan DoughertyDL, OL2206'010
77Jacob CiceriniOL--12
82Sean Gallagher Jr.DB, P, WR1575'1010