Name: Connor McWilliams
High School: Brentwood
Background: McWilliams (6-foot-2, 200 pounds) helped Brentwood earn a playoff spot last week by completing 8 of 13 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-14 win at California. McWilliams also ran for a touchdown for the Spartans (6-4), who placed fourth in the Class A Eastern Conference and will face Neshannock (7-2) Friday in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. For the season, McWilliams has passed for 1,601 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Coach Kevin Kissel said: "He's having a great year. He's a first-year starter who we thought was going to be good. He's been a great addition. He's gotten better and has thrown the ball well. He's done a great job and even more than what we expected."