Connecticut’s top high school football performers thus far in the CIAC playoffs

A look at the top performers thus far in the CIAC football playoffs.

Angel Arce, Maloney: Threw four touchdown passes, and went 10-for-12 in the air for 221 yards in Maloney’s 49-14 Class L quarterfinal victory.

Cole Brisson and Ted Williams, Cromwell/Portland: Brisson, a quarterback, threw for 500 yards and six touchdowns in Cromwell/Portland’s Class S semifinal win over Ansonia. Williams, a wide receiver, caught five of the touchdowns, bringing in 17 total receptions for 332 yards.

Elijah Cromartie, Windsor: Threw six touchdown passes in Windsor’s 62-0 Class L quarterfinal win over Cheney Tech. He followed that performance up with four passing touchdowns, three in the second half of Windsor’s Class L comeback 35-31 victory over St. Joseph.

Joe Cesare, Darien: The senior cornerback came up with three interceptions and a fumble recovery in Darien’s 24-10 Class LL semifinal win over New Canaan.

Tighe Cummiskey, Darien: The running back had three touchdowns with nearly 200 yards rushing and 50 receiving yards in Darien’s 46-19 Class LL quarterfinal win over Hamden.

Henry Cunney, New Canaan: The New Canaan quarterback went 18-for-25 for 269 yards and a touchdown in the Rams 38-14 Class LL quarterfinal win over Southington.

Travon Edmondson, Rockville: The senior running back scored four touchdowns as Rockville defeated Torrington 42-12 in the Class M semifinal.

Patch Flanagan, Hand: Flanagan rushed for all three of his team’s touchdowns in Hand’s 21-20 Class L quarterfinal loss to St. Joseph.

Joziah Gonzalez, Maloney: Had two receiving touchdowns and a third on a punt return as Maloney defeated Masuk 56-14 in the Class L semifinal round.

Aidan King, Shelton: The senior had two interceptions to set the tone in Shelton’s 42-28 Class LL quarterfinal victory over Hall.

Darell McKnight, Ansonia: Had four rushing touchdowns, including a 71-yard run and a 64-yard run in Ansonia’s 33-8 Class S quarterfinal win over Seymour. He totaled 257 yards on 23 carries.

Ryan O’Connell, Fairfield Prep: The senior linebacker contributed on both sides of the ball, helping hold Greenwich to 14 points in the Class LL quarterfinal while scoring two of Prep’s three touchdowns (including the game winner) as well.

Victor Rosa, Bristol Central: Ran 28 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns in Bristol Central’s 49-14 loss to Maloney in the Class L quarterfinal round.

Dallas Rose, Bloomfield: Ran for three touchdowns, one of which went for 98 yards, in Bloomfield’s 50-18 Class S quarterfinal victory over Morgan.

Nick Saccu, Masuk: Rushed for the last two touchdowns of Masuk’s 21-17 quarterfinal Class L victory over Naugatuck.

Tyler Semonich, Torrington: Scored three touchdowns and compiled 107 yards on 13 carries as Torrington defeated Granby/Canton 37-29 in the Class M quarterfinal.

Jack Sharpe, Killingly: Ran 23 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns in Killingly’s 49-14 Class M quarterfinal win over Gilbert/NW/Housy.

Rashawn Shelton, Maloney: The defensive back had two interceptions in Maloney’s 56-14 Class L semifinal win over Masuk, one of which was a pick six. He also caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Arce to open the scoring.