Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/10/14
This is one of a series of previews for the 2014 Philly lacrosse season
Upper Dublin High School
Last year’s record: 18-3, District Quarterfinals, Suburban One American Conference Championship
Key returning players: Ryan Siwiniski M, Will Lunney M, Jack Rapine D, Henry Winebrake D, Michael Sowers A, Nick Vernacchio A
Coach’s Outlook for 2014: “The 2014 Cardinals look to build on last years’ experience and compete for the Conference Championship and a berth in the District and PIAA playoffs.”
Souderton High School
Head Coach: Andrew Princehorn, 1st year
Last year’s record: 6-12, finishing 5th in the Suburban One Continental. We had decent wins over Lansdale Catholic and Marple Newtown.
Key returning players: include Drew Nice (Sr), Cameron Trick (Sr), Hunter McGowan (Sr), Chris Malanga (Sr), Cory Anlauf (Sr), Nick Anderson (Sr), Johnny Rice (Sr) and Junior Goalie Remi Reeves.
Last year’s notable players who graduated include: Tyler McDougall,Quinn Sherer, Ridge Shultz, and Pete Walbrandt.
Other players expected to step up into key roles this year include: juniors Sean Readinger, Vinny Stranges, Greg Gibbs, Anthony Potts, and Kyle Curran.
Coach’s Outlook for 2014: “Our Defense seems to be the strength of this year’s team. We bring back a lot of experience and now with added depth we have the ability to do a lot of things defensively to really make plays and push transition. We have an extremely athletic group of kids, who are led by a great group of seniors. Our experience and combination of young play makers will give us the opportunity to play a very fast and physical brand of lacrosse.
“Our depth at Attack is a bit of a question mark. We return great experience and production with Senior Cam Trick. However, we are still looking to find a true identity within that position. We have several guys who are stepping up to fill out the supporting cast, but finding the consistent cohesion among those guys still needs to be seen.
I feel as though our Senior leadership and work ethic can potentially bring Souderton its best lacrosse season in school history, and that this team has the ability to be a playoff team in 2014.”