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Philly boys’ H.S. previews: Central League’s Penncrest, Strath Haven

Wednesday, 20th March 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Previews, Posted 3/20/13

This is one of a series of previews for the 2013 Philly lacrosse season


Coach: Wayne Matsinger, 13 years

Last Year’s Record: 14-6, PIAA District 1 playoffs 2nd round

Key Returnees:
Will Manganiello Jr. A. 48G – 7A- 55P ( 2nd team All-Central attack)
Robert Logan Jr. A. 12G-23 A 35P
Zach Kruzel Sr. A. 19G-2A 21P
Sean Mingey Sr. M. 28G-11A 39P
Bill Kinnard Jr. M. 8G-9A 17P
Dylan Prosteo Jr.M. 19G-6A 25P ( 67% FO)
Ethan Trusty Jr. M
Christian Mayer Sr. D
Liam O’Donnell Jr. D

Key Newcomers:
Drew Hanna A Soph.
Ryan Schultz D Fresh.
Ryan Granger D Fresh.
Casey Brown G Jr.
Tj Loper M Jr.
Dan Bullitt M Soph.

“Penncrest is a very young team returning a lot of offense for 2013. We lost some great defenders and our goalie last year but the future is looking bright. We hope to be very competitive in the Central League and make and go further in the playoffs!”

Strath Haven High School

Coach: Jef Hewlings, 1st year

Last Year’s Record: 10-9

Key Returnees:
Brayn Mizell (mid)
Kevin Murphy (mid)
Mitch Cross (att)
Wil Ohley (att)
Tucker Carney (att)
Dave Ruffini (def)
Kevin Sherry (def)
Nolan DiRienzi (def)

Key Newcomers:
Ted Bergman (goal)
David Miller (def)
Jonah Tate (mid)
Dalton Leach (mid)
Quinn Walsh (mid)

“We’re learning as we go, the kids are working hard, we need to stay healthy and we need players at all positions to step up and play at a higher level than they are used to playing at – if that happens, we’ll be competitive.”


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