Fall sports previews

September 4, 2018

Golf

Head Coach: Rick Dissinger

Record: 6-36

Key Players Lost: None

Key Returners: seniors Enzo Emerich, juniors Nolan Hoover, Noah Iceman, Emma Dissinger, Amani Jones, Kerrigan Klopp, sophomore Brock Smith

Key Newcomers: junior Drew Reinhart

“They’re are multiple players that I think have the potential to make states this year, we all have worked really hard this summer preseason,” said junior Nolan Hoover.

“Some of the most enjoyable times are with my teammates on the golf course, seeing each other success makes it all worth it,” said junior Emma Dissinger.

 

Football

Head Coach: Rob Wildasin

Record: 8-3

Key Players Lost: Tanner Miller (LB), Zak Kinard (LB), Cole Laney (WR), Kendell Shand (CB/RB)

Key Returners: seniors Logan Horn (QB), Brody Dunlop (SS/WR), Nate Schaffer (C/DT), Neisso Dorvil (RB), Nick Stoudt (G/DT)

Key Newcomers: senior Gage Ebersole (RB) (injury), juniors Tyler Cruz (RB/LB), Cole Miller (FS/WR), Eric Wawrzyniak (DE/TE), TJ Moore (DE/T)

“I feel like we are the best team in the Lancaster- Lebanon league but we just have to keep working and learn from our mistakes this season,” said senior Neisso Dorvil.

“We hope to achieve our goals of making it into playoffs this season and win a game in the post season,” said senior Brody Dunlop.

 

Boys’ soccer

Head Coach: Travis Bensing

Record: 6-12

Key Players Lost: Chad Ryland, Collin Jones, Luke Hains, Joshua Wildonger, Jaiden Melendez, Casey Emler, Josh Rios, Owen Gonzalez

Key Returners: seniors Carter Bucks, Josh Donnachie, Ethan Wenzler, Trey McCumber, William Malawi, Trent Zeller, Ryan Bernard, Adam Brightbill, Justin Hilty, and junior Jonas Funck

Key Newcomers: seniors Alex Shutter, Nathan Shutter, Jon Walborn, Nathan Fichtorn, Scott Garrett, Bruno Scheavolin, juniors Zach Herzog, Miles Engler, Lance Hains, Mark Billman

“The only way we are going to beat these big fast teams in Section 1, is by playing together as a unit,” said senior Trey McCumber.

“After having a few scrimmages against some very competitive teams, we got a really good idea of what we need to work on this year,” said senior Justin Hilty.

 

Boys’ cross country

Head Coach: Brandon Risser

Record: 9-1

Key Runners Lost: Josh Rudd, Adam Wolfe

Key Returners: seniors Jake Barrett, Gabe Tobias; juniors Ryan Scicchitano, William Sheffield, Dominique Smith-Rodriguez, Daniel Stebbins, sophomores Tommy Bildheiser, D.J. Laliberte, Miles Webber

Key Newcomers: freshman Luke Heingardner, Ben McElroy, Ryan Wolfe

“Season’s going good. We’re training hard and our goals are to win leagues and make states,” said senior Jake Barrett.

“We’ve been working really hard this summer in training so I think we will have a really good year. We hope we can make it to states this year,” said junior William Sheffield.

 

 

Girls’ cross country

Head Coach: Wendy Barrett

Record: 4-6

Key runners lost: Taylor Laliberte

Key returners:  juniors Shayla Bonzelet, Mia Reigert, sophomores Brenna Chernich, Avery Atkins, Gwyneth Young

Key Newcomers: freshman Lizzy Vila, Alyssa Stiver

“We are coming together and becoming one team instead of two separate teams. We have some really good freshmen coming up so I’m excited to see how it goes,” said sophomore Gwyneth Young.

“I think we are really coming together well as a team and bringing a lot of positive energy so I’m excited and I think we will do really well this season,” said junior Shayla Bonzelet.

 

Girls’ soccer

Head Coach: Jonathan Brubaker

Record: 5-12-1

Key Players Lost: Ali Blizzard, Casey Shilabeer, Jade Rolon, Kailey Snyder, Coral Hetrick, Morgan Engler

Key Returners: seniors Desiree Leffler, Madison Brown, Hanna Kern, Sydney Snyder, Sam Gerhart, Jess Emerich, Cate Strunk, juniors Courtney Wysokowski, Sami Michael, Caroline Manbeck, Daniele Hess, Tori Roberts, Emma Trimble

Key Newcomers: sophomores Reese Glover, Hailey Shillabeer, Olivia Tobias, Morgan Bleyer, freshman Kayla Harchuska

“It’s exciting seeing everyone with the same mentality and determination, I think that will play a huge part into how we play as a team this year,” said senior Sam Gerhart.

“I want to finish off my senior season, knowing that I gave everything I had, leaving it all out on the field,” said senior Sydney Snyder.

 

Field hockey

Head Coach: Angela Springborn

Record:

Key Players Lost: Tasia Rutter, Olivia Cassarino, Michaela Krause, Kathleen Steckbeck

Key Returners: seniors Emma Holzman, Hanna Lewis, Molly Bucher, Felicia Getz, Katie Knapp, Hannah Shirey, Laney Faiola, sophomore Riley Kleinfelter

Key Newcomers: juniors Regan Vukovich, Maddie Abram, Susie Heister

 

Girls’ volleyball

Head Coach: Emily Olson

Key Players Lost: Grace Miller, Mackenzie Pieffer, Sarah Russo, Mackenzie Sattazahn

Key Returners: seniors Rachel Batra, DeAsia Holloman, Brooklyn Varner, Madison Weidle, Hannah Woefling

Key Newcomers: junior Anna Lyter, sophomores Kourtney Rhoads, Nyla Buie

“With the new coach this year, we are looking forward to bringing the team together and playing to our best potential,” said senior Hannah Woefling.

“There is always something to work on, and this year we want to work on a little bit of everything and hold up our record from last year,” said senior DeAsia Holloman.

 

Girls’ Tennis

Last year’s record: 8-3(league) and 8-5(non-league)

Key players lost: Claire Aiken, Makayla Miller, and Zoe Shay

Key returning players: Seniors Serena Cheng, Hallie Koslowski, Mary Moyer and juniors Olivia Hitz and Claire Andrews

Key Newcomers: Senior Alivia Serenita, juniors Grace Young and Reaghan Harvey

“I feel that the team’s strength is persistence,” said Serena Cheng. “We work even harder to overcome these obstacles and eventually become better players, but most importantly, we do it together as a team.”

“I am already so proud of how we have worked on the courts during practices and matches”. Said Hallie Koslowski.

 

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