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Each Thursday through the season, we will share a weekly round-up highlighting our NXT players having success at the high school level. In addition to following us here on our NXT Watch Blog, check out our @nxtlcboys feeds on Instagram & Twitter for daily updates.
Allentown Central Catholic
- Matt Marker, NXT 2018: Exploded for 5 goals and 3 assists in an opening win against Liberty. Marker then had a huge game scoring 6 goals and 2 assists in beating rival Parkland 14-12.
- Alec Brogle, NXT 2020: Had 2 goals in the win over Liberty
- Adam Ritter, NXT 2018: Had a goal in a loss to Pennsbury. Ritter then had 2 assists in a 13-3 win over Roman Catholic.
- Mitch Moyer, NXT 2019: Had 3 goals and 3 assists in a win over Delaware Military Academy. Watch Highlights and an interview with Moyer here.
- Bryce De Muth, NXT 2018: Led the way on defense with 1 goal in a 14-5 win over West Chester Henderson
- James Reilly, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in a 11-6 loss to Calvert Hall. Reilly then went 14 of 23 facing off with 1 goal in a 10-9 OT loss to Boys Latin. Reilly then went 13 of 13 facing off in a loss to LaSalle. Watch Reilly hidded ball trick here.
Council Rock North
- Peter Lehman, NXT 2020: Had 5 goals in a loss to Haverford High School
- Mike Leschinsky, NXT 2020 & Liam Gilley, NXT 2019: Watch highlights here.
- Owen Banavitch, NXT 2018: Had 2 goals in Great Valley’s 6-3 opening win over Methacton. Banavitch then had 1 goal and 1 assist in a 14-0 win over Oxford.
- Ben Tishgart, NXT 2020: Went 13 of 17 facing off in a 9-7 win over Methacton. Tishgart then went 12 of 17 facing off in a 8-7 OT win against Plymouth-Whitemarsh.
Haverford High School
- Alex McKendry, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in an opening 16-6 win against Council Rock North
- Payton Hollway, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in a loss to national power Culver Military Academy
- TJ Malone, NXT 2018: Had 4 goals to get Haverford’s first win of the year against nationally ranked McDonogh (MD). Malone followed up that performance with 3 goals and 2 assists in a 12-8 win over Maryland power Gilman. Malone then had 3 goals and 1 assist in a 11-6 win over St. Paul’s (MD). Malone continued his busy week with 2 goals and 1 assist in a 16-7 loss to Culver Military Academy.
- Cam Aksu, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal and 3 assists in a 22-4 win over York Catholic. Aksu then had 1 goal in a 11-5 loss to Wilson. Aksu bounced back with 1 goal in a win over Garden Spot.
- Grayson Dague, NXT 2020: Had 4 goals in the opening win. Dague had a 2 goal and 2 assist performance in their win Wednesday.
- Matt Heuston, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal and 2 assists in the win. Heuston had 1 assist in the loss to Wilson. Heuston then had 1 goal and 2 assists in their Garden Spot win.
- Bryce Witmer, NXT 2019: Had 6 goals and 1 assist the win against York Catholic. Witmer then had 4 goals against Garden Spot on Wednesday.
Holy Ghost Prep
- Zach May, NXT 2019: Had 8 saves in a 16-5 win over Harriton. May then had 6 saves in a 11-4 win against local rival Abington.
- Ian McAnally, NXT 2019: Had 1 assist in a win over Twin Valley while limiting their offense to 1 goal.
- Mason Scott, NXT 2021: Had 3 goals in a 12-3 win over Elizabethtown
LaSalle College High School
- Chris Mockaitis, NXT 2019: Had 2 goals in an opening 9-3 win over Springside Chestnut Hill. Mockaitis followed up with a 1 goal effort in a 8-3 win over Conestoga.
- George Hetrick, NXT 2018: Had 2 goals in a win over Conestoga Valley
- CJ Lane, NXT 2021: Had his first high school career goal in a 14-6 win over Kennett. Lane then had another goal in a 10-7 win over CB South.
- Ryan Dickson, NXT 2018: Had 2 goals in a 9-6 loss to Strath Haven. Dickson followed up that performance with a 3 goal, 2 assists effort in a 9-8 loss to St. Anne’s Belfield. Dickson then had 2 goals and 1 assists in a non conference loss to Lawrenceville (NJ). Dickson also had 1 goal in a 4-3 win over Garnet Valley.
- Matt Nevells, NXT 2020: Had 1 goal in a 16-3 win over Quakertown. Nevels added another goal in a 8-5 win over Wissahickon.
- Charlie Nuschke, NXT 2020: Had 1 assist and 4 groundballs in a win against Marple Newtown
-Trey Pompetti, NXT 2021: Had 2 assists in a 16-2 win over Sun Valley. Pompetti followed up that effort with a 2 goal, 2 assist performance in a win over Archbishop Carroll.
- Shane Stevens, NXT 2020: Had 5 saves in the win against Sun Valley. Stevens then had 12 saves against Carroll. Stevens had another 12 saves in a 9-4 loss to CB West.
- Steven Woolery, NXT 2021: Had a goal in the Sun Valley win. Woolery then had a goal in the win over Carroll.
- Jackson Birtwistle, NXT 2020: Had 4 goals and 3 assists in an opening win over Spring-Ford. Birtwistle followed up that performance with a 3 goal and 2 assist effort in a 11-4 win over Wissahickon. Birtwistle then had 2 goals and 1 assist in a 7-6 OT loss to Downingtown East.
- Drew Brown, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal and 1 assists in the win. Brown then had 3 goals in the win against Wissahickon.
Seton Hall Prep
- Cam Fiore, NXT 2018: Made the New Jersey preseason all state team (Goalie)
- Colin Hoff, NXT 2018: Had 3 goals in a 9-6 loss to Garnet Valley
- Jerry Bardol, NXT 2018: Had 2 goals, 4 assists, and 3 ground balls in a win against Cardinal O’Hara. Bardol then had 3 assists, and the game winning overtime goal against Unionville.
- Jed Hanson, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in the win
- Charlie Herlocher, NXT 2021: Made his first high school start and made 4 saves in a 5-4 win over Peddie School
Lancaster-Lebanon League Boys Season Preview:
Hempfield: Mentioned- Cameron Asku (NXT 2019), Matt Heuston (NXT 2019), Bryce Witmer (NXT 2019)
Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic: Mentioned- Ian McAnally (NXT 2019)
Manheim Township: Mentioned- Nicolas Gutierrez (NXT 2019), George Hetrick (NXT 2018), Dan Klotz (NXT 2019)
February 13th and 27th, NXT has been teaming up with Greenepsych and CHOP to deliver talks on topics that relate to mental health and well-being as well as achieving performance related goals. To join us on this journey, we are extremely fortunate to have Mitch Greene, PhD, Lauren Ruhl, LPC, and Brian Vernau, MD, FAAP, CAQSM.
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