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Final rosters announced for 2016 Lehigh Valley Senior All-Star Games; to benefit Angel 34

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 6/22/16
From Press Release

The high school lacrosse teams in the Lehigh Valley will once again team with Angel 34 to showcase the area senior lacrosse players for the 3rd annual Angel 34 Lehigh Valley Lacrosse Senior All-Star Game on Friday at Nazareth’s Andrew S. Leh Stadium.Angel-34-382x230

The girls’ game will be played at 4:00 p.m. and the boys’ game to follow at 6:15 p.m.

Angel 34 is a local organization united in the fight against Childhood Cancer and dedicated to finding a cure. One hundred percent of the funds raised and donated provide much needed services and support.

The top six girls and the six boys who raise the most money will be eligible to participate in a skills competition. The winners will be granted a prize. The skills competition for the girls will take place before the girls game at 3:30 p.m. The skills competition for the guys game will take place as soon as the girls game is over at approx. 5:30 p.m.

Starting off the girls game will be two former Lehigh Valley high school players who also played at the collegiate level for a Ceremonial Opening Draw Control:
– Sophie Castillo from Parkland High School/University of Colorado (current player)
– Kaitlynn Wiltraut from Nazareth Area High School/East Stroudsburg University (2016 grad)

Starting off the boys game will be two former Lehigh Valley high school players who also played at the collegiate level for a Ceremonial Opening Face-off before the boys game:
– Mike Bender from Emmaus High School/University of Maryland and also current Director of Operations for Head Strong Lehigh Valley
– George DeAngelo Allentown Central Catholic/Marywood College and also current Assistant Coach at Nazareth Area High School

Coaching the girls teams- Orange- Michelle Mihalko from Easton and her Assistant Coach will be Regis D’Angelo Jr., Assistant coach at Nazareth. The Navy team will be coached by Southern Lehigh’s Kim Checkeye and Sam Lavin. *Note: Some non-seniors were asked to participate in the girls’ game because of many seniors on the girls’ side unable to attend due to prior commitments.

For the boys’ game, the orange team will be coached by Allentown Central Catholic’s Dan Dolphin and Geoff Chenworth. The navy team is coached by Southern Lehigh’s Desi Gonzalez.

There will be an MVP for the boys game and an MVP for the boys game. Each MVP will receive a trophy.

Orange Team
Team Coaching Staff: Dan Dolphin & Geoff Chenworth (Allentown Central Catholic)

Number Player Name Position High School
1 Quinn Redding Defense Allentown Central Catholic
2 Lincoln MacLean Goalie Allentown Central Catholic
3 Tom Kleppinger Midfield Allentown Central Catholic
4 Stephen Masi Attack Easton
5 Justin Swick Attack Easton
6 Matt Grispo Defense Emmaus
7 Colin Tucker Midfield Emmaus
8 Gabe Kozel Midfield Emmaus
9 Christian Shaffer Midfield Emmaus
10 Christian Gargano Midfield Moravian Academy
11 Nick Fair Attack Nazareth
12 Shawn Wallbillich Defense Nazareth
13 Brad Givens Defense Nazareth
14 Ryan Herceg Midfield/Face Off Specialist Nazareth
15 Zach Getchius Midfield Parkland
16 Noah Lycett Attack Southern Lehigh
17 Ben Wilson Defense Southern Lehigh
18 Bishop Nolan Midfield Southern Lehigh
19 Christopher Maron Defense Southern Lehigh

Nominated, Unable to Attend
Ian Bannon Midfield Allentown Central Catholic
Erik DiGirolamo Defense Parkland
Nolan Ridgway LSM Parkland
Conner Dune Midfield Nazareth
Mitch Carlson Midfield Parkland
Matt Wahlgren Midfield Easton

Navy Team
Coaching Staff- Desi Gonzalez (Southern Lehigh)

Number Player Name Position High School
1 Brian Anthony Defense Allentown Central Catholic
2 Colton Thew Face-Off Specialist Allentown Central Catholic
3 Michael Scrafano Attack Easton
4 Conor Tuturice Defense Easton
5 Daniel Ponte Midfield Easton
6 Colin Mason Attack Emmaus
7 Joe Dittmar Defense Freedom
8 Robert Joseph Defense Nazareth
9 Alex Filbert Midfield Nazareth
10 Tommy Simone Midfield Nazareth
11 Ralph Cestare Goalie Northampton
12 Steven Kemmerer Long Stick Midfield Northampton
13 Colin Brown Attack Parkland
14 Griffin Whitman Attack Saucon Valley
15 Alexander Amann Goalie Southern Lehigh
16 Ryan Heurich Attack Southern Lehigh
17 Black Levengood Midfield Southern Lehigh
18 Michael Nelson Midfield Southern Lehigh
19 Alex Sabram Midfield Southern Lehigh
20 Jacob Steirer Midfield Southern Lehigh

Nominated, Unable to Attend
Benjamin Johnson Attack Southern Lehigh
Dante Serra Midfield Southern Lehigh
Nate Rudolph Midfield Parkland
Wyatt Nocre LSM Southern Lehigh
Hunter Hostage Goalie Freedom

The girls’ roster is not yet official


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