Buffalo, N.Y. (WIVB) - The William R. Connolly Memorial Cup is awarded to the most outstanding Western New York football player of the year. This year marks the 41st year the award has been presented to an athlete. On Sunday night the top ten finalists for the award were announced (below) on PrepTalk on BuffaloNews.com. This year's award will be presented on December 1st.
Corey Barczykowski, Alden
James Chambers, Lockport
Maurice Howie, South Park
Austin Mietz, Akron
Ilo Noble, St. Joe's
Qadree Ollison, Canisius
Andy Smigiera, West Seneca East
Mike Torrillo, Sweet Home
Nick Vallone, St. Mary's
Mitch Wilson, Orchard Park
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