By Jordan Vericker, Olivia Spaulding & Lauryn Gibas
The 2016-2017 hockey season has finally begun in Trenton. Tryouts were early November. Twenty boys made the cut, 10 of whom are seniors. Last year, the team lost Niko Potestato, Jeremy Ross, Grant McClellan, Solomon Markus, Nick Trela, Tyler Carlos, Carl Olds, Parker Dukus, Rob Delarosa, David Chavez, Jason Welsch, Griffin Sawyer, and Joey Krolicki.
This year, the team gained Drew Welsch, Sheldon Clark, Jack Palazollo, Richard Boulware, Justin Litchard, Donte Diponio, Devin Dunn, Nolan Sczepaniak, Nick Moody, Patrick Bazner, and Noah Thackeray. Returning players are Kenny Styles, Brandon Morgan, Jordan Cormier, Anthony Lemerand, Conner Howey, Drake Ryznar, Kyle Lucas, Joey Santangelo, and Brody Wilson. The goals are guarded by our talented seniors Anthony Lemerand, Joey Santangelo, and Brody Wilson.
“Being on the team is not just a joy, but an honor.” said returning senior Joey Santangelo. “If we all put our full effort, heart, and integrity there is no doubt in my mind that we will win a state championship.”
The coaching staff is very strong, consisting of Mr. Clements, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Freeman, and Mr. Obrycki. The captains are Kyle Lucas, Kenny Styles, and Brandon Morgan.
The season kicked off with a game against Plymouth Salem at the Plymouth Cultural Center on Nov. 18. The team quickly pulled ahead, and won 5-0. [Read more…]