De La Salle recently announced that five members of its varsity football team were chosen to the 2016 All-Chicago Catholic League Green Division First Team.
Lauded were seniors Ebrima Njie (Chatham), Eric Rooks (South Chicago) and Anthony Woods (Canaryville) and juniors Nick Boehm (Evergreen Park) and Joe Bonds (Glenwood).
Njie, a defensive lineman, finished with 33 tackles, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Rooks, a wide receiver and defensive back, totaled 30 catches for 400 yards and five touchdowns. He added 38 tackles and three interceptions. Woods, a defensive back, led De La Salle with five interceptions along with 42 tackles. Boehm, an offensive and defensive lineman, recorded 19 tackles while Bonds, a linebacker, tallied 49 tackles and a pair of interceptions.
Named to the Second Team were Jim Guttillo (Garfield Ridge), Devin Michicich (Clearing), Frank Ramundo (Bridgeport) and Wynston Russell (Jeffery Manor). The school leaders congratulated each of the young men on their achievements and future success at the time of the announcement.