Midwest League champions Saint Xavier claimed 12 spots on the First Team, as the 2023 MSFA All-Midwest League Team was announced on Monday.
The Cougars took four spots on offense, and six on the defensive side, led by senior wide receiver Justin Pringle, who was named the Midwest League Offensive Player of the Year. Pringle made 54 receptions for 87.7 yards per game on the season, good for 4th in the Midwest League, along with 11 receiving TDs (3rd in the Midwest). Pringle also averaged 155.1 all-purpose yards as a kick and punt returner for the Cougars, picking up a kick return TD on the year.
Defensively, St. Francis linebacker Kemon Reese was celebrated as the Midwest League Defensive Player of the Year. The junior finished 4th in the League with 82 total tackles, and a pair of sacks on the season.
Saint Xavier’s senior offensive lineman Colin Cox was awarded the Midwest League Offensive Lineman of the Year award, and head coach Mike Feminis was named Midwest League Coach of the Year after guiding Saint Xavier to their sixth league title in the past seven years. St. Francis defensive coordinator Tom Miller was selected as the Midwest League’s Assistant Coach of the Year.
Midwest League Offensive Player of the Year: Justin Pringle, Saint Xavier
Midwest League Defensive Player of the Year: Kemon Reese, St. Francis
Midwest League Offensive Lineman of the Year: Colin Cox, Saint Xavier
Midwest League Coach of the Year: Mike Feminis, Saint Xavier
Midwest League Assistant Coach of the Year: Tom Miller, Defensive Coordinator, St. Francis
MSFA All-Midwest League First Team
QB Carson Budke Roosevelt Jr. Beaverton, Ore.
QB Stuart Ross Saint Xavier Sr. Springfield, Ill.
RB Tyler Tenner Roosevelt Sr. Racine, Wisc.
RB Brandon Mackey Judson Jr. McRae, Ga.
WR Justin Pringle Saint Xavier Sr. Romeoville, Ill.
WR Yemi Ward St. Ambrose Sr. Taylorville, Ill.
WR Brian Jenkins Olivet Nazarene Sr. Lafayette, Ind.
WR Joey Tumilty St. Francis Fr. Villa Park, Ill.
TE Blake Lamb Olivet Nazarene Jr. Lebanon, Ohio
OL Colin Cox Saint Xavier Sr. Joliet, Ill.
OL Donovan Bobo Olivet Nazarene Sr. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
OL Hayden Ferrigno Roosevelt Sr. Skokie, Ill.
OL Derek DeVries Judson Jr. Forreston, Ill.
OL Alex Pavlov Saint Xavier Sr. Park Ridge, Ill.
DL Ayobami Arokoyo Saint Xavier Jr. Schaumburg, Ill.
DL Marcus Griffin Saint Xavier Sr. Chicago, Ill.
DL Mike Johnson St. Francis Sr. Hillside, Ill.
DL Charlie Brooks Roosevelt Sr. Hazel Crest, Ill.
LB Terry Elias, Jr. Saint Xavier So. Monee, Ill.
LB Kemon Reese St. Francis Jr. Bellwood, Ill.
LB Corties Draper Roosevelt Sr. Elmwood Park, Ill.
LB Finn Brandon Saint Xavier Sr. Dixon, Ill.
DB Ron Carroll Saint Xavier Sr. University Park, Ill.
DB Joey Mahop Roosevelt Jr. Longview, Tex.
DB Jalen Cooper St. Francis Sr. Edwardsville, Ill.
DB Tyler Barnette Saint Xavier Sr. Richton Park, Ill.
DB Scott Tumilty St. Francis Jr. Villa Park, Ill.
K Graham Johnson Olivet Nazarene Sr. Bourbonnais, Ill.
P Joe Polselli Saint Xavier Sr. Evergreen Park, Ill.
RET Evan Leake Olivet Nazarene Jr. Mount Vernon, Ill.
LS Nathan Tokar Saint Xavier Sr. Oak Forest, Ill.
MSFA All-Midwest League Second Team
QB Sam Tumilty St. Francis Jr. Villa Park, Ill.
RB Amari Venerable Saint Xavier Sr. University Park, Ill.
RB Evan Leake Olivet Nazarene Jr. Mount Vernon, Ill.
WR Grant Alexander Judson So. Chicago, Ill.
WR Keonta Nixon Roosevelt Fr. Lombard, Ill.
WR Kyle Quinn Saint Xavier Sr. Tinley Park, Ill.
WR Dezzion Jordan St. Francis Jr. Rockford, Ill.
TE Jacob Biddle Roosevelt Jr. Fresno, Calif.
OL J.T. Price Olivet Nazarene Jr. Tallahassee, Fla.
OL Matthew Olson Saint Xavier Sr. Valapraiso, Ind.
OL Peyton Boji St. Franics Sr. Maryland Heights, Mo.
OL Tyler Silverstrand Judson Sr. Raymond, Neb.
OL Ashtin Sorgea St. Francis Jr. Brighton, Ill.
DL Pat Strocchia St. Francis So. Plainfield, Ill.
DL Joshua Anderson Olivet Nazarene Sr. Edwardsville, Ill.
DL Scott Leonard Saint Xavier Sr. Santa Ana, Calif.
DL Juabarey Anderson Saint Xavier Sr. Country Club Hills, Ill.
DL Jordan Payne Roosevelt Sr. Canton Ment, Fla.
LB John Harman Olivet Nazarene Fr. Stoughton, Wisc.
LB Abraham Flores-Cuen Olivet Nazarene Jr. Yuma, Ariz.
LB Jay Callentine Judson Jr. West Chicago, Ill.
LB Micheal Robinson St. Ambrose Jr. Evansdale, Iowa
DB Gerald Blackmon Olivet Nazarene Sr. Joliet, Ill.
DB Stacey Terry Roosevelt So. Hazel Crest, Ill.
DB Lucas Eckles Olivet Nazarene Jr. Lee’s Summit, Mo.
DB Matthew Perry St. Francis So. Country Club Hills, Ill.
K Peyton Benes Saint Xavier Sr. Tinley Park, Ill.
P Andrew Bucaro Roosevelt Sr. Bartlett, Ill.
RET Justin Pringle Saint Xavier Sr. Romeoville, Ill.
LS Chase Balser Olivet Nazarene Fr. Lewis Center, Ohio
MSFA Midwest League Honorable Mention
DL Dominic Barbosa Roosevelt Sr. Highland, Ind.
DB Reginald Bethley Judson Fr. Dickison, Tex.
WR Anthony Cathcart Judson Fr. Spring, Tex.
OL Amani Christopher Saint Xavier Sr. Gary, Ind.
OL Robert Clark St. Ambrose Jr. Frankfort, Ill.
QB Cameron Crouch Olivet Nazarene Sr. Newark, Ohio
LB Ryan Fitzgerald Saint Xavier Sr. Tinley Park, Ill.
TE Jake Friddle St. Francis So. Wilmington, Ill.
OL Jeremy Gesky Olivet Nazarene Jr. Manteno, Ill.
TE Dan Goetsch St. Francis Sr. West Chicago, Ill.
DL Max Gourley St. Ambrose Sr. Peosta, Iowa
DL Ryan Hatter Roosevelt So. LaGrange Park, Ill.
P Tyler Locke St. Ambrose Sr. Solon, Iowa
K Brian Maday St. Francis Sr. Orland Park, Ill.
OL Bryden Miller Judson Fr. District Heights, Md.
WR Ryan Morrison-Gravenberg Olivet Nazarene Sr. Moreno Valley, Calif.
LB Jaylen Olokun Roosevelt So. Hazel Crest, Ill.