Paul VI

General Information
Notable Football Alumni
1960′s Scores And Honors
1970′s Scores And Honors
1980′s Scores And Honors

General Information

Paul VI was located in Clifton and operated from the late 1960′s through the 1989/1990 school year. This is not to be confused with Paul VI in South Jersey.

Nickname:
Patriots

Leagues:
Paterson Diocesan Conference, 1970-1974
Tri-County Conference, 1975-1977
NNJPC, 1978-1983
BPSL, 1984-1989

Coaches:
Dennis Wetzel, 1968-1971
Mickey Guarduci, 1972-1974
Steve Gerdy, 1975-1978
Joe Affinito, 1979-1986
Jack Jones, 1987-1989

Sectional Titles:
1978

Playoff Appearances:
1978, 1983, 1988

League/Divisional Titles:

Undefeated Seasons:
None

One Loss Seasons:
1978, 1983-p
p=playoffs

Record By Decade:

1960’s – 5-4-0
1970’s – 39-49-3
1980’s – 42-48-0

Points Scored/Season:

1983 – 232/9
1978 – 225/10
1984 – 182/9
1970 – 175/9
1988 – 130/10
1980 – 128/9
1982 – 126/9
1971 – 120/9
1974 – 117/9
1989 – 115/9

Points Scored/Game:
1983 – 25.78
1978 – 22.50
1984 – 20.22
1970 – 19.44
1980 – 14.22
1982 – 14.00
1971 – 13.33
1988, 1974 – 13.00
1989 – 12.78

Margin Of Victory:

1983 – 18.11
1978 – 15.50
1970 – 7.11
1982 – 6.89
1984 – 5.89

Points Allowed/Season:

1982 – 64/9
1983 – 69/9
1978 – 70/10
1976 – 93/9
1977 – 100/9
1970 – 111/9
1974 – 124/9
1975 – 128/9
1984 – 129/9
1980 – 137/9
1971 – 138/9

Points Allowed/Game:

1978 – 7.00
1982 – 7.11
1983 – 7.67
1976 – 10.33
1977 – 11.11
1970 – 12.33
1974 – 13.78
1975 – 14.22
1984 – 14.33
1980 – 15.22
1971 – 15.33

Shutouts/Season:

5: 1978
4: 1969
3: 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984
2: 1974, 1976

PAUL VI YEARLY RECORDS

Bold face and two asterisks indicate state champions, while just one asterisk indicates playoff appearance.

Year Record
1968 – JV Schedule
1969 – 5-4-0

1970 – 7-2-0
1971 – 5-4-0
1972 – 1-8-0
1973 – 1-8-0
1974 – 3-5-1
1975 – 4-5-0
1976 – 4-4-1
1977 – 3-5-1
1978 – 9-1-0**
1979 – 2-7-0

1980 – 6-3-0
1981 – 3-5-0
1982 – 6-3-0
1983 – 8-1-0*
1984 – 5-4-0
1985 – 2-7-0
1986 – 2-7-0
1987 – 1-8-0
1988 – 5-5-0*
1989 – 4-5-0

Thanksgiving Games:

No game, 1969-1982
Paterson Catholic, 1983-1985
No game, 1986-1989
School closed

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Notable Football Alumni

John McKenna – Head Coach at DePaul

More To Come

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1960′s Scores And Honors

1969 (5-4. 96pf, 189pa)
at Bayley-Ellard \ L \ 8-40
Fordham Prep, NY \ L \ 8-26
at Bergen Tech \ W \ 32-0
Pope Pius \ W \ 6-0
Palisades Park \ W \ 16-14 \ at Lyndhurst
Pope John \ W \ 6-0
Queen of Peace \ L \ 6-49
Paramus Catholic \ L \ 0-60
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 14-0

1969 \ 1st Team All-County \ Chuck Jannelli \ B \

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1970′s Scores And Honors

1970 (7-2, 175pf, 111pa)
Immaculate Conception \ W \ 12-6
DePaul \ L \ 6-30
Bayley-Ellard \ W \ 26-6
Pope Pius \ W \ 33-7
at Palisades Park \ W \ 36-12
at St. Mary’s \ W \ 12-6
Queen of Peace \ W \ 26-12
at Paramus Catholic \ L \ 0-20
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 24-12

1970 \ 1st Team All-County \ Chuck Jannelli \ B \
1970 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Joe Kurnath \ DE \
1970 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Mike Paternoster \ MG \
1970 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Tom Brogan \ DT \
1970 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Bob Korzik \ T \
1970 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Paul Ogden \ K \
1970 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Mark Sanicki \ LB \

1971 (5-4, 120pf, 138pa)
at Immaculate Conception \ L \ 6-34
Paramus Catholic \ W \ 14-6
at Pope John \ L \ 0-12
Pope Pius \ W \ 19-6
DePaul \ L \ 6-28
St. Mary’s \ W \ 26-14
at Bayley-Ellard \ W \ 21-2
at Morris Catholic \ W \ 28-16
at Paterson Catholic \ L \ 0-20

1971 \ 1st Team All-County \ Roy McTernan \ MG \
1971 \ 1st Team All-County \ Ken Scarpa \ DB \
1971 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Paul Ogden \ T \
1971 \ No further information \

1972 (1-8, 52pf, 169pa)
Kennedy \ L \ 12-20
at Paramus Catholic \ L \ 6-8
Pope John \ L \ 6-28
at Pope Pius \ L \ 0-12
at DePaul \ L \ 0-7
at St. Mary’s \ L \ 8-14
Bayley-Ellard \ L \ 0-34
Morris Catholic \ L \ 0-34
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 20-12

1972 \ 1st Team All-County \ Ron Stamato \ DE \
1972 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Mike O’Donnell \ DB \
1972 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Mark Schrimpf \ LB \
1972 \ Honorable PDRL \ Jim Patterson \
1972 \ Honorable PDRL \ Steve Patterson \

1973 (1-8, 52pf, 234pa)
at Kennedy \ L \ 6-21
St. Mary’s \ L \ 0-29
at Pope John \ L \ 0-30
Pope Pius \ W \ 13-6
DePaul \ L \ 0-49
Our Lady of the Valley \ L \ 8-41
at Bayley-Ellard \ L \ 0-31
at Morris Catholic \ L \ 13-14
at Paterson Catholic \ L \ 12-13

1973 \ 1st Team All-County \ Jim Padula \ DE \
1973 \ 1st Team All-County \ Kevin Kennedy \ DB \
1973 \ 1st Team PDRL \ Bob Rooney \ DB \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Henry Cheslo \ C \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Ed Edwards \ E \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Tom Juranick \ T \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Tom Korzik \ G \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Tony Marinaro \ B \
1973 \ Honorable PDRL (Herald News) \ Jim Olivo \ E \

1974 (3-5-1, 117pf, 124pa)
at St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 0-8
at St. Mary’s \ L \ 7-14
Bayley-Ellard \ W \ 29-0
at Pope Pius \ W \ 25-9
at DePaul \ T \ 14-14
at Our Lady of the Valley \ L \ 0-27
Sussex Tech \ W \ 17-0
Morris Catholic \ L \ 11-30
Paterson Catholic \ L \ 14-22

1974 \ 2nd Team All-County (Herald News) \ Tony Marinaro \ B \
1974 \ 2nd Team All-County (Herald News) \ Mike Shea \ QB \
1974 \ No further information \

1975 (4-5, 95pf, 128pa)
St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 0-24
St. Mary’s \ L \ 6-13
at Secaucus \ W \ 13-0
Pope Pius \ W \ 21-8
at Paramus Catholic \ L \ 0-7
Our Lady of the Valley \ W \ 15-14 \ at Lyndhurst
Queen of Peace \ W \ 13-6 \ at Lyndhurst
at Morris Catholic \ L \ 15-32
at Paterson Catholic \ L \ 12-24

1975 \ No All-County available \
1975 \ 1st Team Tri-County Conference \ Frank Adragna \ G \
1975 \ 1st Team Tri-County Conference \ Pat McGoldrick \ RB \
1975 \ 2nd Team Tri-County Conference \ Ted Graziani \ LB \
1975 \ 2nd Team Tri-County Conference \ Keith Scott \ T \
1975 \ 2nd Team Tri-County Conference \ Mike Walker \ QB \

1976 (4-4-1, 106pf, 93pa)
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 27-0
at St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 8-12
at St. Mary’s \ L \ 7-14
Secaucus \ W \ 6-0 \ at Lyndhurst
at Pope Pius \ T \ 3-3
Paramus Catholic \ W \ 14-8 \ at Lyndhurst
at Our Lady of the Valley \ L \ 0-34
at Queen of Peace \ L \ 0-14
Morris Catholic \ W \ 41-8

1976 \ No All-County available \
1976 \ 1st Team Tri-County \ Frank Adrangna \ DL \
1976 \ 1st Team Tri-County \ Ted Graziani \ LB \
1976 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Bill Althoff \ E \
1976 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Colin Burns \ RB \
1976 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Ken Hill \ DB \
1976 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Chris Mariani \ LB \
1976 \ Honorable Tri-County \ Jim Paulhus \
1976 \ Honorable Tri-County \ Jim Sharkey \

1977 (3-5-1, 84pf, 100pa)
at Paterson Catholic \ L \ 16-20
at St. Joe’s \ L \ 0-21
St. Mary’s \ T \ 0-0
St. Cecilia’s \ W \ 14-2
Pope Pius \ W \ 21-7
at Immaculate Conception \ L \ 0-20
at Our Lady of the Valley \ L \ 2-7
Queen of Peace \ L \ 6-17
at Paramus Catholic \ W \ 25-6

1977 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Tony Cucci \ RB \
1977 \ 1st Team Tri-County \ Frank Mocek \ DL \
1977 \ 1st Team Tri-County \ Tom Smith \ T \
1977 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Ralph Caravillano \ LB \
1977 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Jim Grady \ DB \
1977 \ 2nd Team Tri-County \ Mark Piccolo \ DL \
1977 \ Honorable Tri-County \ Charles Groeschke \
1977 \ Honorable Tri-County \ Ted Melnik \

1978 (9-1/8-1, 225pf, 70pa) State Champs
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 21-0
St. Joe’s \ W \ 14-9
at St. Mary’s \ L \ 16-22
at St. Cecilia’s \ W \ 30-0
at Pope Pius \ W \ 44-0
Immaculate Conception \ W \ 22-20
at Our Lady of the Valley \ W \ 42-13
at Queen of Peace \ W \ 14-0
Paramus Catholic \ W \ 14-6
*Immaculate Conception \ W \ 8-0 \ Championship

1978 \ 1st Team All-County \ Luis Ramirez \ T \
1978 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Tony Cucci \ RB \
1978 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Jim Grady \ DB \
1978 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Frank Mocek \ LB \
1978 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Ralph Caravillano \ LB \
1978 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Tom Smith \ DL \
1978 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Scott Bancroft \ G \
1978 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Charles Groeschke \ LB \
1978 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Rick Mariani \ T \
1978 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Tim Purcell \ DB \
1978 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Bob Smith \ RB \
1978 \ Honorable NNJPC \ Pat Haveran \
1978 \ Honorable NNJPC \ John Porshia \

1979 (2-7, 40pf, 268pa)
at St. Joe’s \ L \ 0-44
St. Mary’s \ L \ 6-34
at St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 0-26
Pope Pius \ W \ 6-2
at Immaculate Conception \ L \ 6-55
Bayley-Ellard \ L \ 0-34
Queen of Peace \ L \ 0-27
at Paramus Catholic \ L \ 0-28
at Paterson Catholic \ L \ 22-18

1979 \ None on All-County \
1979 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Garry Matarazzo \ DL \
1979 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Edward Olwell \ G \
1979 \ Honorable NNJPC \ Len Perre \
1979 \ Honorable NNJPC \ Mike Rotella \

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1980′s Scores And Honors

1980 (6-3, 128pf, 137pa)
St. Joe’s \ L \ 0-48
at St. Mary’s \ L \ 0-36
at St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 13-14
at Pope Pius \ W \ 30-0
Immaculate Conception \ W \ 17-15
at Bayley-Ellard \ W \ 20-12
at Queen of Peace \ W \ 16-12
Paramus Catholic \ W \ 7-0
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 25-0

1980 \ 1st Team All-County \ Jerry Macho \ P \
1980 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Angel Lorenzo \ G \
1980 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Jerry Macho \ LB \
1980 \ 1st Team NNJCP \ Robert Haviland \ DL \
1980 \ 2nd Team NNJCP \ Mark Ciccone \ DL \
1980 \ 2nd Team NNJCP \ Robert DeLuca \ LB \
1980 \ 2nd Team NNJCP \ James Hutchinson \ E \
1980 \ 2nd Team NNJCP \ Anthony Lipari \ T \
1980 \ 2nd Team NNJCP \ Frank Sabia \ DB \
1980 \ Honorable NNJCP \ Mike Mange \
1980 \ Honorable NNJCP \ Mark Martini \

1981 (3-5, 84pf, 156pa)
St. Cecilia’s \ L \ 7-25
St. Mary’s \ W \ 22-14
at Immaculate Conception \ L \ 0-29
Pope Pius \ L \ 7-25
BYE WEEK
Bayley-Ellard \ L \ 0-7
Queen of Peace \ W \ 7-0
at Paramus Catholic \ L \ 13-42
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 28-14

1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Sergio Cucci \ LB-P \
1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Mike Duffy \ DE \
1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Robert Haviland \ C \
1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Mark Martini \ K \
1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Mike Milmoe \ DB \
1981 \ 1st Team NNJPC-B \ Rich Rossnagel \ OL \
1981 \ 2nd Team NNJPC-B \ Robert DeLuca \ LB \
1981 \ 2nd Team NNJPC-B \ Rick Fersch \ E \
1981 \ 2nd Team NNJPC-B \ Mark Martini \ QB \
1981 \ 2nd Team NNJPC-B \ Pat Van Acker \ DT \
1981 \ Honorable NNJPC-B \ Anthony Chiodo \
1981 \ Honorable NNJPC-B \ Tony Tatulli \

1982 (6-3, 126pf, 64pa)
at Hammonton \ L \ 6-13
Sussex Tech \ W \ 32-0
Blair Academy \ W \ 8-7
at Pope Pius \ W \ 27-0
at St. Cecilia’s \ W \ 21-10
at Boonton \ L \ 6-14
at Essex Catholic \ W \ 14-6
Dunellen \ L \ 2-14
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 10-0

1982 \ 1st Team All-County \ Tony Tatulli \ OL \
1982 \ 2nd Team All-County \ John Maroon \ OL \
1982 \ No further information \

1983 (8-1/8-0, 232pf, 69pa)
Vailsburg (Nwk) \ W \ 19-0
at Sussex Tech \ W \ 46-14
at Kinnelon \ W \ 29-6
BYE WEEK
St. Cecilia’s \ W \ 49-8
at St. Pius X \ W \ 20-0
Essex Catholic \ W \ 28-8
at Dunellen \ W \ 15-0
*at Pope John \ L \ 6-27 \ Playoffs at MH (Morris Hills?)
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 20-6

1983 \ 1st Team All-County \ Matt Flannery \ E \
1983 \ 2nd Team All-County \ John Milmoe \ DB \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ John Abate \ DL \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Paul Bisio \ T \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Tom Daly \ DB \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Bill Luzzi \ K \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Tom Pezzutti \ DB \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Joe Raffanelli \ DL \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Nick Salimbene \ TE \
1983 \ 1st Team NNJPC \ Brian Thompson \ G \
1983 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Rich Coppa \ DL \
1983 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ John Hughes \C \
1983 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Mike Iannaconni \ RB \
1983 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Nelson Landon \ LB \
1983 \ 2nd Team NNJPC \ Steve Royer \ QB \

1984 (5-4, 182pf, 129pa)
at Lodi \ L \ 23-25
at Passaic Tech \ W \ 30-6
Glen Rock \ W \ 12-7
Ridgefield Park \ L \ 7-24
Saddle Brook \ L \ 15-20
at Hawthorne \ L \ 20-47
Manchester \ W \ 20-0
at Elmwood Park \ W \ 14-0
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 41-0

1984 \ 1st Team All-County \ John Milmoe \ RB \
1984 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Ben Gabriel \ E \
1984 \ 1st Team BPSL-King \ Joe Rafanelli \ DE \
1984 \ 1st Team BPSL-King \ Kevin Walsh \ OLB \
1984 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ John Castrella \ ILB \
1984 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Kevin Joyce \ OLB \
1984 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Gerard Nicoletti \ DB \
1984 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Pat Purcell \ TE \
1984 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Steve Royer \ QB \
1984 \ Honorable BPSL-King \ William Luzzi \

1985 (2-7, 108pf, 240pa)
Lodi \ W \ 15-14
Passaic Tech \ L \ 0-12
at Glen Rock \ L \ 15-21
at Emerson \ L \ 0-33
at Saddle Brook \ L \ 13-40
Hawthorne \ L \ 19-48
at Manchester \ L \ 21-27
Elmwood Park \ L \ 6-33
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 19-12

1985 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Rich Janosz \ K \
1985 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Kevin Walsh \ DB \
1985 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Kevin Hughes \WR \
1985 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Rich Janosz \ RB \
1985 \ 2nd Team BPSL-King \ Bill Lucci \ DL \

1986 (2-7, 113pf, 252pa)
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 29-0
Midland Park \ W \ 14-10
Pompton Lakes \ L \ 7-34
at Lodi \ L \ 26-45
Waldwick \ L \ 0-35
at Saddle Brook \ L \ 10-41
at Glen Rock \ L \ 7-28
at Mahwah \ L \ 14-35
Garfield \ L \ 6-24

1986 \ 1st Team All-County \ Kevin Hughes \ E \
1986 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Rich Janosz \ K \
1986 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Kevin Walsh \ DB \
1986 \ 1st Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Kevin Hughes \ P \
1986 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Rob Brancaccio \ OL \
1986 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Rich Janosz \ RB \
1986 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Marcel Lazard \ DL \
1986 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Bill Bello \
1986 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Bob Sunda \

1987 (1-8, 63pf, 235pa)
at Garfield \ L \ 0-19
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 25-15
at Midland Park \ L \ 6-34
at Pompton Lakes \ L \ 6-34
Lodi \ L \ 0-22
at Waldwick \ L \ 0-28
Saddle Brook \ L \ 6-21
Glen Rock \ L \ 14-34
Mahwah \ L \ 6-28

1987 \ 1st Team All-County \ Brian Saccomanno \ DT \
1987 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Rob Brancaccio \ G \
1987 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Manny Irizarry \ DE \
1987 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ John Casale \
1987 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Dave Ricucci \

1988 (5-5/5-4, 130pf, 161pa)
Garfield \ W \ 14-6
at Paterson Catholic \ W \ 26-7
Midland Park \ W \ 37-7
Pompton Lakes \ W \ 12-7
at Lodi \ L \ 8-15
Waldwick \ L \ 7-21
at Saddle Brook \ W \ 20-14
at Glen Rock \ L \ 6-49
at Mahwah \ L \ 0-7
*at Pope John \ L \ 0-28 \ Playoffs

1988 \ 1st Team All-County \ Chris LaRock \ C \
1988 \ 1st Team All-County \ John Zayachek \ DE \
1988 \ 2nd Team All-County \ Dave Ricucci \ DB \
1988 \ 1st Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Kevin Clifford \ G \
1988 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Sal Buscema \ QB \
1988 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Joe Gunther \ DL \
1988 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Jim Puskas \ DB \
1988 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Manny Gagliano \
1988 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ George Sloma \

1989 (4-5, 115pf, 161pa)
at Garfield \ L \ 20-27
Paterson Catholic \ W \ 20-7
at Midland Park \ W \ 21-7
at Pompton Lakes \ L \ 0-25
Lodi \ W \ 14-7
at Waldwick \ L \ 0-7
Saddle Brook \ W \ 14-10
Glen Rock \ L \ 14-30
Mahwah \ L \ 12-41

1989 \ 1st Team All-County \ Sal Buscema \ LB \
1989 \ 1st Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Joe Gunther \ T \
1989 \ 1st Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Ryan Sullivan \ G \
1989 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Greg Emmolo \ DE \
1989 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Manny Gagliano \ RB \
1989 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Brian McKenna \ OLB \
1989 \ 2nd Team BPSL-Carpenter \ Chris Delahanty \ DB \
1989 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Fred Baron \
1989 \ Honorable BPSL-Carpenter \ Ed Kerr \

School closed after 1989-1990 school year

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