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Follow the link below to the Westmont High School Physical Form (Parents must sign both pages)

Practice July 17 has been moved to 7:30-9:30 am


7 on 7 @ Fenton canceled June 19

7 on 7 scheduled for June 19 at Fenton has been canceled and will be rescheduled soon.

Summer Schedule and Brochure

Summer schedule and brochure posted under tab 2012 Summer Calendar AND Camp Registration Form to the left.

6 Sentinels Named to All Conference Team

Congratulations to Mike Bueser, Melvin Jones, Matias Serritella, Jeff Dwyer, Kris Pierce, and Tim Doll.

Reapers beat Sentinels

Plano beat Westmont 36-7

Tigers Win

The Varsity Sentinels fell to the Herscher Tigers 37-0 on Friday. The Sentinels struggled to move the football on offense and were led on defense by Melvin Jones. The Sentinels finish the regular season this Friday at Plano.

Sentinels Fall in Conference Championship Game

The varsity football team lost to Wilmington 44-14. The Sentinels were led on offense by Mike Bueser with 142 yards on 7 receptions. Melvin Jones led on the ground with 45 yards on 11 carries. Tim Doll and Jean Pietrazak threw for 281 yards. The Sentinels were led on defense by Duwaun Williams and Kris Pierce. This upcoming Friday is senior night and the Sentinels take on Herscher.

Sentinels Beat Irish

The varsity football team beat Seneca 21-14. The win brought the Sentinels record to 4-2. The team was led on offense by Jean Pietrazak who had 106 yards on 9 catches. Tim Doll completed 14 of 21 passes for 157 yards. Leading on the ground was Tim Doll with 56 yards on 11 carries and Melvin Jones who had 31 yards on 9 carries. The defense was led by Melvin Jones 8 total tackles. Jean Pietrazak had an interception in the 3rd quarter to stop the driving Irish. Mike Bueser later sealed the Sentinels victory by picking off Seneca’s quarterback with 40 seconds on the clock, setting a new school record for interceptions. The football team’s next game is at Wilmington this Friday for the conference championship.

Sentinels Win Another Close One

The varsity football team beat Reed Custer 21-13. The Sentinels scored on a 40 yard pass from Tim Doll to Jean Pietrazak, and Melvin Jones scored on 2 runs of 33 and 28 yards. The defense was led by Frankie Rogers, Kris Pierce, and Matias Serritella. The Sentinels record is 3 and 2 and face Seneca this Friday at home.

Westmont beats Dwight

The Varsity football team won a hard fought game this past Friday against the Dwight Trojans 14-8. Melvin Jones led the team in rushing with 60 yards and scored one touchdown. Tim Doll completed 8 passes to Mike Bueser, Kris Pierce, Jean Pietrazak, and Frankie Rogers. Kris Pierce scored the second touchdown for the Sentinels on a 56 yard pass by Tim Doll. On defense the Sentinels were lead by the secondary who had a combined 6 interceptions, giving them 11 in the past two games thanks to pressure from the defensive line, who had 2 sacks. Mike Bueser tied the school record for the most picks in a season after picking off a pass from the Trojans quarterback in the 4th quarter to seal a Sentinel victory. The Sentinels play away at Reed- Custer this Friday.
The varsity football team beat Lisle 28-20 to win the Old Plank Road Trophy. The Sentinels scored twice in the first half. First on a Jean Pietrazak reception from Tim Doll of 50 yards. The second touchdown came on a 46 yard run by Tim Doll thanks to the blocking of Duwan Williams, Jeff Dwyer, David McDermott, and Ian Thomas. The Lions scored first in the second half to make the score 14-7. The Sentinels were stopped on the next drive. The Lions started driving the ball again and were about to score but Tim Doll intercepted a pass and returned it 80 yards. The Sentinels scored their final touchdown on a 45 yard pass reception by Chris Pierce. Mike Bueser sealed the victory with his second interception of the evening. The defense was led by Melvin Jones, Matias Serritella, Ismael Jimenez, and Frankie Rogers. The Sentinels are home this Friday against Dwight.

Manteno to much for Sentinels

The varsity football team fell to Manteno this past Friday. The Sentinels scored twice: first on a Melvin Jones 30 yard touchdown fumble recovery caused by Dawan Williams. Tim Doll scored the second touchdown on an 80 yard fumble return. The Sentinels were led on defense by Melvin Jones, Jeff Dwyer, Mike Bueser, and Ismael Jimenez. The Sentinels take on Lisle this up coming Friday at Benedicitine University.

Sentinels Lose to Sandwich

The varsity fell to Sandwich 56-7. Mike Bueser caught a 52 yard pass to set up the only score by the Sentinels. Jean Pietrazak scored the touchdown. Melvin Jones led the team in tackles. The Sentinels face Manteno this Friday.

Home Games Will Be Broadcast Over the Internet


For 2011 team information please see link to the left.

Junior High Football Camp Canceled

The Junior High Football Camp scheduled for the week of June 20th has been canceled. Please email Coach Orszula with any questions.

Summer Schedule and Brochure

The 2011 summer schedule and camp brochure has been posted to the left. If you have any questions please speak with Coach Orszula.

College Football Camps

College football camps have been added to the left. You have any questions about them please see Coach O.

Mark McKenzie Academic All State

Congratulations to Mark McKenzie for making academic all state.

Team MVP and Defensive MVP

Zemar Boyd
Running Back/Linebacker

Offensive Most Valuable

Ian Mertens

Most Valuable Lineman

Nate Vandercar
Center/Defensive Tackle

Most Improved

Alex Berg
Offensive Tackle/Defensive Tackle

Hard Hat Award

Mark McKenzie
Running Back/Linebacker


Thank you to everyone who helped support the Sentinel Football Program.

Varsity Season Writeup

The varsity football team finished the season 3-6. The team fell to Sandwich to begin the year, but responded with an overtime victory verse Manteno. The Sentinels lost the next two against Lisle and Dwight. Each game was lost by 8 points or less. The Sentinels then beat Reed Custer 39-14 for a home coming victory. The Sentinels lost the next three games, but finished the season with a 27-14 win over Plano. The Sentinel Football team would like to thank you for your support this season. Go Sentinels!!

Sophomore Season Writeup

With only seven Fresh/Soph athletes reporting for summer camp, a huge question mark hung over the season for the Sophomore Sentinel Football team. By the time the first game with Sandwich arrived the Sentinels dressed 17 athletes and were somewhat intimidated by more than double the numbers dressed across from them. But to everyone’s surprise, in particular the Sandwich Indians, the young Sentinel team led 7-6 after the first quarter. This was really the beginning of a trend for the season; they were smaller, out numbered, and yet showed up week in and week out, demoralizing many of their opponents. So much so that in week six the Sentinels were playing for the conference championship with a conference record of 3-0-1 against Wilmington 4-0 in conference. That game ended in disappointment with a 35-7 loss to Wilmington who later went undefeated. In the end the young Sentinel team ended the season like they started. Dressing only 17 athletes, they took on the much larger, nearly 60 player squad of the Plano Reapers who were undefeated, allowing only three touchdowns all season. At 3:57 in the first quarter, the Sentinels lead a stunned Reaper sideline. In the end the Sentinels lost a well fought battle 35-20, scoring as many touchdowns against the Reapers as all other opponents combined scored against them all season. In the end, the Sentinels finished the season with a 3-5-1 record, defeating Lisle, Dwight, Reed Custer on homecoming, and tying Seneca. They scored 163 points throughout the season and built memories to last a lifetime.

Varsity Finishes Season with Win

The varsity football team finished the season strong with a 27-14 win over Plano. The Sentinels were led by Zemar Boyd who rushed for 179 yards on 18 carries. Ian Mertens completed 8 of 13 passes for 92 yards. Melvin Jones and Calvin Casper led the Sentinels on defense.

Sophomore Sentinels Play Tough

Only letting up three touchdowns all season the 8-0 Plano Reapers presented a significant foe Friday night for the Sophomore Sentinel Football Team. Never the less the Sentinels managed to score three touchdowns in an exciting 35-20 loss to the Reapers. Gerald Austin, Rushing for 120 yards on 18 carries, and catching two pass for 46 yards scored two touchdowns. Jean Pietrzak scored the other rushing touchdown rushing for 38 yards and passing for 92 yards.

Varsity Falls to Herscher

The varsity team fell to a tough Herscher football team. The Sentinels were lead on offense by Zemar Boyd with 114 yards on 14 carriers. Ian Mertens completed 8 passes for 2 touchdowns to Sam Hummel and Collin Bailey. Melvin Jones and Mark Mckenzie led the Sentinel defense. The football team will play Plano this Friday.

Herscher Wins

The sophomore football lost to a tough Herscher team. The Sentinels had 123 yards of total offense. Jean Pietrzak had one interception on defense, and rushed for 25 yards on 6 carries. Gerald Austin had 28 yards on one carry before subbing in at offensive tackle for an injured Dawaun Williams. Danny LoGiurato had 15 yards on 7 carries, subbing in for Gerald at wing back. Tim Doll had 43 yards on 11 carries. Vince Aguilar, coming off of injured reserve, averaged 30 yards per punt. He subbed in for Kris Pierce, now starting as varsity linebacker.

Early Mistakes Hurt Varsity Football Team

The varsity football team fell to Wilmington 51-13. The Sentinels had 2 turnovers in the second quarter that led to touchdowns. Sam Hummel had 76 yards receiving. Zemar Boyd had 52 yards on 6 carries. Ian Mertens had 18 yards on 7 carries. Ian completed 11 of 20 passes for 181 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Sentinels play Herscher this Friday.

Wilmington beats Soph Team

Going into the seventh game of the season who would of thought that the
Sophomore Sentinel Football team, with a record of 3-2-1, 3-0-1 in conference, would be play Wilmington, with a record of 6-0, 4-0 in conference, for the I-8 Small Conference Championship. But indeed this was the case. Unfortunately, the Wilmington Wild Cats took the game much more seriously than we did and scored 31 unanswered points through three quarters of play. One bright spot was a 48 yard touch down run by Gerald Austin early in the forth quarter.

Varsity Falls to Irish

The varsity football team lost 51-14. The Sentinels record now stands at 2-4. The Sentinels were led on the ground by Zamar Boyd 102 yards on 16 carries. The defense was led by Melvin Jones and Colin Bailey.

Soph Team Ties Seneca

The Sophomore Sentinel Football Team struggled against the “Wing T” offense of the Seneca Irish, but with the offensive line blocking bolstered by Kris Pierce, the offense moved the ball well allowing Tim Doll to score on a 14yd touchdown run in the first quarter. The special teams performed exceptionally well scoring twice on kick-off return. The first was an 80 yard run by Tim Doll in the opening seconds of the second half, putting the Sentinels up 12-6. The second was a 70 yard run by Gerald Austin with 3:10 left in the 4th quarter. Nick Oliva tied the score 20-20 on the two point conversion. Unfortunately there is no overtime in sophomore football. so the game ended in a tie.

Homecoming Victory

The varsity football team beat Reed Custer 39-14 for a home coming victory. The Sentinels had 490 yards of total offense. The football team rushed for 267 yards with Zemar Boyd leading the pack with 150 yards on 16 carries. Ian Mertens completed 7 of 16 passes. Leading receivers for the Sentinels were Calvin Casper who had 3 receptions for 108 yards. Mark Mckenzie also had 102 yard on 3 receptions. The offense scored 6 touchdowns by 6 different people. The Sentinels were led on defense by Zemar Boyd and Melvin Jones. The Sentinels face Seneca this upcoming Friday.

Sophomore Sentinels Come From Behind to Beat Reed Custer

The sophomores (3-2) met the Reed Custer Comets Friday night. The offense had 238 total yards, 212 yards rushing with 127 yards on 13 carries and one touch down coming from Gerald Austin. Tim Doll ran for 59 yards on 7 carries and 3 touch downs. Not to be out done by the offense Kris Pierce tackled the Comets Quarter back late in the 4th quarter jarring the ball loose, he then scooped up the ball and ran it in for a touch down. The defense did quite well considering the bad field position the special teams left them with through out the game. Jean Pietrzak had an interception and forced a fumble and a fumble recovery. There was the aforementioned forced fumble scoop and score by Kris Pierce; he also led the team in tackles and sacks.

Varsity Defeated by Trojans

The varsity football team fell to the Dwight Trojans 18-13. The Trojans jumped out to an 18-0 lead at halftime. The Sentinels responded in the second half scoring twice, but ran out of time. The leading rusher for the Sentinels was Zemar Boyd who had 42 yards on 8 carries. Ian Mertens completed 12 passes for 181 yards. Mark Mckenzie caught 6 pass for 92 yards. On defense the Sentinels were led by Melvin Jones and Nate Vandercar.

Sophomores Defeat Dwight

Traveling south to Dwight Friday night the Sophomore Sentinel Football Team earned their second win of the season shutting out the Trojans 27-0. Scoring was balanced with a 20 yd run From Kris Pierce, a 65 yd run from Nick Oliva, and a 1 yd run from Gerald Austin after a 25 yd pass from Jean Pietrzak to Danny Logiurato all taking place in the first half. Pietrzak hooked up with Jermauld Crowder in the second half for a 16 yd touch down. The Defense was very impressive allowing only one first down the entire game. It was a balanced attack with tackles spread out among the linebackers with notable contributions by Kris Pierce and Gerald Austin.

Varsity Loses Tough One to Lisle

The varsity football team suffered a tough loss Friday night to Lisle 21-13. The Sentinels jumped out to an early 13-0 lead on an Ian Mertens 1 yard run setup by a fumble recovery by Calvin Casper, and a 48 yard touchdown catch by Colin Bailey. The Sentinels were not able to score the rest of the game. Zemar Boyd led the team with 13 tackles on defense. The Sentinels will face Dwight this Friday.

Sophomores Beat Lisle

After more than two long years the Sophomore Sentinel Football team won their first game of the season 20-19 on Friday night against Lisle Lions. Scoring came by way of two passes from Jean Pietrzak, the first, a 48 yard pass to Tim Doll and the second a 26 yard pass to Danny Logiurato in the first quarter. Both touch downs set up by stellar offensive running by Gerald Austin and Kris Pierce. In the Third quarter after Lisle’s first touch down Tim Doll ran the lisle kick-off back for a touch down.

Varsity Records First Win of the Season Against Manteno

The varsity football team recorded their first win of the season. The Sentinels beat Manteno 25-19 in overtime. The Sentinels recorded 225 yards rushing. Nate Vandercar, Jeff Dwyer, David McDermott, John Crowder, Matius Serritella, and Calvin Casper paved the way for the Sentinel running backs. The defense was led by Calvin Casper who recorded 8 tackles and an interception. The Sentinels play this coming Friday at home against conference rival Lisle.

Sophomores Fall to Manteno

With stellar special teams play, in particular two kick off returns for touch downs, one by Kris Pierce and the other by Tim Doll, the Sophomore Sentinel Football Team stayed focused through the closing minutes of the game Friday night. Unfortunately after leading several times throughout the game, the Sentinels came up short in the end with a heart breaking 28-21 loss to Manteno.

Varsity Plays Tough but Indians Prevail

The varsity football team traveled to Sandwich for a hard fought cross conference game. The Sentinels played a great first half but trailed 13-7. Melvin Jones scored the first half touchdown on a 12 yard pass from Ian Mertens. The touchdown was set up by a 68 yard catch by Collin Bailey. The Sentinels weren’t able to score until late in the second half when Cody Dining scored from 4 yards. The Sentinels lost 34-14. Cody Dining led the team with 52 yards on 12 carries. Ian Mertens completed 4 of 7 passes for 101 yards. Zemar Boyd led the team with 10 Solo tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 1 forced fumble and 1 recovery. The Sentinels play this upcoming Friday against Manteno at home.

Sophomores Lose to Indians

After a lot of hard work over the summer and in the preseason, the sophomore Sentinel football team traveled to Sandwich Friday night with high expectations. The young Sentinel team began the 2nd quarter with a 7-6 lead over the Indians after a 47 yard touchdown run by Tim Doll, set up by a great offensive drive featuring Kris Pierce and Jean Pietrzak running the ball and Dewaun Williams, Roman Jones, and Chandler Blaine blocking.

The 2nd & 3rd quarters saw great defensive play, but because of penalties and mental mistakes on the special teams, the Indians had excellent field position to score two unanswered touchdowns. In the 4th quarter, with offensive line blocking bolstered by Kris Pierce and Gerald Austin at the tackle positions instead of their normal running back positions, the young Sentinel team moved the ball well, providing enough time for Pietrzak to hook up with Doll for a pass breaking into the red zone, setting up a touchdown run by Pietrzak. The Indians answered with a touchdown of their own, ending the game with a 28-13 win over the Sentinels.

Youth Football Camp

Youth Football Camp will be held today (Tuesday)inside Westmont High School. Please drop your son off at door 21 and you can pick him up after the camp at door 21.

Open weightroom Tuesday and Thursday from 9-10 AM.

Summer schedule, varsity weightlifting and camp, and junior high camp handouts posted under HANDOUTS

Brian Schofield 4th Round Draft Pick of the Arizona Cardinals

Brian Schofield 4th round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals stops by Westmont High School to visit with Swagger and Westmont High School football players.

Weight Room Morning Snow Day

If normal start there will be lifting in the morning. If late start no morning lifting.

Winter 2009 Weight Lifting Schedule

2009 All Conference Banquet. Congratulations to Eric Davis and John Wallace.

Eric Davis, Coach Orszula, and John Wallace

Westmont Football 2009 Sports Awards

Ian Mertens, Zemar Boyd, Anthony Santore, Mike Gawriluk, Coach Orszula, Eric Davis, Trevonte Bolden, John Wallace

2009 All Conference 2 Years in a Row and Team MVP

Eric Davis
Wide Receiver and Linebacker

2009 All Conference and Most Valuable Lineman

John Wallace
Offensive Line and Defensive Line

2009 Defensive MVP

Zemar Boyd
Linebacker and Runningback

2009 Most Improved

Nate Vandercar
Offensive Lineman and Defensive Lineman

2009 Football Captains

2009 Captains
Coach Orszula, Eric Davis, Mike Gawriluk, Ian Mertens, John Wallace, and Coach Taj

First Weight Lifting Session Tuesday June 8th @ 1

Fall Sports Awards November 16

Fresh/Soph Scrimmage 5:30 and Varsity at 6:30. Parent meeting between scrimmages.

Practice Starts August 12

Physicals, Insurance, and Fees need to be completed before the start of practice.

August Football 2009 Schedule

Stripe Requirement Results for 2009 is Posted Under Handouts

Varsity Football Dinner at Coach Orszula's will be Tuesday August 4 at 6 PM

Directions will be given tomorrow.

Weightlifting is canceled Monday July 6.

2009 Summer Schedule Posted with Dates and Times (As of June 4) under Handouts

2009 Summer Schedule posted under Handouts (New Updated Schedule as of April 9)

Summer Weight Training, High School Football Camp, and Junior High Camp Info posted under Handouts

Interstate 8 All Conference Dinner

Eric Davis, Kevin Zapinski, Coach Orszula, Dan Ratcliffe, Trevonte Bolden, Mike Gawriluk (Left to Right)

Weightroom will be closed tomorrow morning, Jan 13

There will be lifting tomorrow morning. Thursday, Dec. 11

Westmont Football Newspaper Articles

Football Games

Fresh/Soph games begin at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00

Friday Aug 22 Scrimmage

Sophomore/Freshman at 6, Parent Meeting at 6:40, Varsity 7:00 PM

Summer Schedule and Information Sheet

I have attached the summer schedule and information sheet in the Handouts section. I look forward to meeting everyone on Thursday.
Coach Orszula