Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/26/19
This is one of a series of Philly boys’ lacrosse previews for 2019.
High School: Spring-Ford
Coach: Kevin Donnelly 16th
Last year’s record: 16-6 PAC Champions
Key returnees: Peyton Gensler 12 A, Dean Costalas 12 D, Hayden Groff 12 M, Nick Teets 10 A, Colin Pettine 11 M, Joe Morgan 11 M, Blake Terrizzi 11 D, Gunnar Romano 11 M
Others to watch: Ben Swarr 11 G, James Mullen 12 A
Coach’s outlook for 2019 season: “We want to get better every day, continue to come together as a team to work hard and be committed to go as far as the team is capable of.”
High School: The Hill School
Coach and number of seasons as head coach: Mike Murphy-1st Season
Last year’s record/accomplishments: 3-12
Players to watch: Pat Neiswender-Attack Sr, Carter Page-Attack-Jr Carter Straub-Mid/Att-Soph Alex Kiviniemi-M Sr Will Schaller-LSM-FR Zach Phillips, Goalie, JR
Season outlook: We are a young team that will look to improve every day.
What will be a position of strength for your team this season? Attack, Goalie
What factors must come together for your team to reach its highest potential? Can we get experienced quickly. Need to come together as a team.
What goals has your team set for itself? “Get Better every day. Contend for a MAPL Championship.”
High School: Polytech
League: Henlopen North (Delaware)
Coach: Robert Gilmore, 21
Last year’s record: 7-8
Key returnees: Montrell Jones SR D, Jason Connely SR M, Sam Slater Soph A, Josh Blandino Jr. M, ChrisMcCalister Jr. M
Others to watch: Max Wilson Jr D, AidanStephan F Goalie
Coach’s outlook for 2018 season: “Our players are working exceptionally hard and are jelling. We hope to improve on last years performance and return to post season play.”