SNEAK PEEK: Andrean 59ers

The 59ers make their first state finals appearance since 2004.

Andrean has a had a season to remember entering today's state tilt at 14-0. The 59ers have rolled through the tournament squashing opponents by an average of 46 to 6. Coach Phil Mason will be in his first state title game. The 59ers will have a tough match trying to stop the vaunted Brebeuf offense led by Levante Bellamy and Aaron Banks.

Andrean has plenty of firepower themselves. Leading the "Niner" offense is versatile quarterback Matt DeSomer. The 6-1 senior has completed 121 of 199 passes for 2374 yards and 24 touchdowns with only 4 interceptions. He also has rushed for 1545 yards and 18 touchdowns. DeSomer is a D1 recruit for football and baseball. Andrean also has two outstanding running backs in Trevor Berg and Cam Bosak. Catching DeSomer's passes are Donovan Chandler, Jamie Johnson, Ramon Guerrero, Owen Satoski and tight end Tylor Petkovich.

The defense often gets overlooked but is led by two big D1 prospects at linebcker. Senior Tylor Petkovich has 76 tackles including 7.5 sacks. He is on the radar of a lot of MAC recruiters. He is joined by outstanding junior Josh Barajas. The junior linebacker is looking for a 2nd straight state title after winning one last season at Chicago Mt. Carmel. The talented junior has 82 tackles and 4 sacks.

KEY COLLEGE PROSPECTS

Class of 2014

QB Matt DeSomer 6-1 185

LB Tylor Petkovich 6-6 220

WR Ramon Guerrero 6-0 185

RB Trevor Berg 5-10 185

OL Alex Khadivar 6-3 230

OL John Zemkiewicz 6-0 225

DB Noah Pavlina 5-10 185

DB Matt O'Brien 6-0 175

DL Jhalon Beeks 5-10 285

DL Tyler Bruce 6-1 285

WR/DB Donovan Chandler 5-7 155

RB Cam Bosak 5-8 165

Class of 2015

LB Josh Barajas 6-3 210

OL John Daugherty 6-2 225

WR Jamie Johnson 5-7 155

DL Lukus Berber 6-1 285

LB Joe Rodish 6-1 205

QB Jake Paliga 6-0 160

DB John Albamonte 6-0 175

RB Owen Satoski 5-8 165


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