East's Nitti Takes Part In Tri-State Quarterback Showdown

Football legends Phil Simms and Amani Toomer serve as judges in the first-ever high school quarterback competition hosted by New Rochelle High School.

The region's top 25 high school football quarterbacks competed in MSG Varsity's inaugural Tri-State Quarterback Showdown at New Rochelle High School on Sunday afternoon.

In a competition judged by former New York Giants Phil Simms and Amani Toomer among others, student athletes from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut competed in passing events, throwing at both targets and to live receivers. Among those taking part is Ryan Nitti of Half Hollow Hills East High School.

The winners will be named in a television special scheduled to air July 17 at 7:30 PM on MSG Varsity.

The competitors were:

1.     Spencer Aukamp           St Joseph Montvale HS, NJ

2.     Henry Baldwin               Darien HS, Darien, CT

3.     Tyrice Beverette            Lakewood HS, Lakewood Township, NJ

4.     Mario Biaggi                 Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle, NY

5.     Isaiah Biaz-Mays           Union City HS, Union City, NJ

6.     Brian Castlelot               Bunnel HS, Stratford, CT

7.     Joey Capobianco          Lawrence HS, Lawrence, NY

8.     Kevin Duke                   Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY

9.     Prince Dukes                Curtis HS, Staten Island, NY

10.  Khalil Edney                  New Rochelle HS, New Rochelle, NY

11.  Greg Galligan                St Anthony HS, Huntington Station, NY

12.  Blake Geller                  Demarest HS, Demarest, NJ

13.  John Germano              Bergen Catholic HS, Oradell, NJ

14.  Danny Hoffer                Archbishop Stepinac HS, White Plains, NY

15.  Tyler Keetch                  John Jay Cross River HS, Cross River, NY

16.  Jack Massie                  Staples HS, Westport, CT

17.  Antonio Natale              Immaculata HS, Somerville, NJ

18.  Ryan Nitti                      Half Hallows East HS, Dix Hills, NY

19.  Kevin Olsen                  Wayne Hills HS, Wayne, NJ

20.  Liam O'Neil                   Greenwich HS, Greenwich, CT

21.  AJ Otranto                    William Floyd HS, Mastic Beach, NY

22.  Devin Ray                     Bernards HS, Bernardsville, NJ

23.  Conor Rowe                  Ridgefield Memorial HS, Ridgefield, NJ

24.  Phillip Walker                Elizabeth HS, Elizabeth, NJ

25.  Chris Wright                  Bayonne HS, Bayonne, NJ


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