HS FOOTBALL: 20 Teams/20 Days, Mount Carmel

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Aug. 6—The Republican Herald will profile one of the area's high school football teams entering this season each day between now and team scrimmages Aug. 20.

Today's team is:

Mount Carmel

Head coach: John Darrah (8th season)

2021 record: 10-3, District 4 Class AA runner-up

League/Division: Heartland Conference Division III

3 key players lost to graduation: QB/DB Pedro Feliciano, RB/LB Julien Stellar, RB/LB Thomas Devitt

3 key returning players: Matthew Scicchitano (sr., TE/DL), Matthew Kelley (sr., OL/DL), Nick Nestico (sr., OL/DL)

Breakout candidates: Xavier Diaz (jr., RB/DB), Cole Spears (jr., QB/DB), Jacob Schultz (jr., TE/LB)

Team strength: Several returning starters. Strong senior leadership.

Biggest thing you need to work on during preseason camp: Passing game.

Mount Carmel has a winning season if ...: "We stay healthy and develop depth."

Scrimmage: Saturday, Aug. 20, at Pottsville, 10 a.m.

Schedule: Aug. 26, at North Schuylkill; Sept. 2, Dunmore; Sept. 9, at Warrior Run; Sept. 16, Milton; Sept. 23, at Bloomsburg; Sept. 30, Midd-West; Oct. 7, at Hughesville; Oct. 14, at Southern Columbia; Oct. 21, Shikellamy; Oct. 28, Shamokin

Sunday's team: Nativity

— Compiled by Leroy Boyer