2006 Team

2006 SEASON

  • Section VI AA Bowl Champions

    #10 Ranked Large School in WNY

    2006 WNY Scholar Athlete Team

    2006 VARSITY FOOTBALL RECORD: 3-3 REGULAR SEASON/ 5-3 OVERALL SECTION VI AA BOWL CHAMPIONS

    The 2006 West Varsity Team finished the season with a 5-3 overall record/3-2 in AA South winning the Section VI AA Bowl Championship and being ranked #10 in large schools in WNY. After an 0-2 start, this young team pulled together for exciting wins at Jamestown (winning TD scored with under a minute left), defeating then #5 ranked Lancaster 26-6, defeating then ranked #6 Frontier 21-14 to secure a home playoff game, defeating Kenmore West in the first round of the playoffs and coming from a 19 deficit at halftime to defeat Frontier to win the AA Bowl. This special season also saw the retiring of #44 Dennis Hartman's jersey ('76), Jon Eric Banach being a Connolly Cup nominee, Super Seven nominee, Dan Simon being a Connolly Cup nominee, Gavin Gaiser being a Connolly Cup nominee and Phil Ryan and Neil Raddu being honored by the Trench Trophy Committee for outstanding line play.

    TEAM RECORDS/AWARDS: Captains: Dan Simon, Jon Eric Banach, Neil Raddu, Gavin Gaiser

    DEFENSIVE POWER POINTS IN A SEASON: 281 Dan Simon DEFENSIVE POWER POINTS IN A GAME: 65 Dan Simon

    Dan Simon chosen to be on the WNYHSS Black and Blue Team

    DEFENSIVE MVP: Dan Simon

    OFFENSIVE MVP: Gavin Gaiser

    MOST VALUABLE BACK: Jon Eric Banach

    MOST VALUABLE LINEMAN: Neil Raddu

    BLEED BLUE AWARDS: Bob Little, Anthony Domros

    ALL WESTERN NEW YORK LB Dan Simon Third Team

    WNYHS SPORTS DAN SIMON AA CO - DEFENSIVE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

    AA SOUTH FIRST TEAM GAVIN GAISER: S NEIL RADDU: DT DAN SIMON: LB JON ERIC BANACH: RB NICK MESSINA: KR

    DAN SIMON: LB AA SOUTH DEFENSIVE CO-MVP

    SECOND TEAM BOB LITTLE: OL JUSTIN BADURA: DT PHIL RYAN: DE ANTHONY DOMROS: DE ED DONOWICK: RB

    HONORABLE MENTION JIM CASTONGUAY: OL DUSTIN SNYDER: OL SEAN PAINTER: OL MIKE KUS: LB