NXT to Know: "A Look at the 2018 Season"
Issue 7: NXT to Know with Director of Guidance, Bill Leahy
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
- Alec Brogle, NXT 2020: Had 1 goal in a win over Freedom
- Matt Marker, NXT 2018, Lehigh Commit: Had 4 goals and 2 assists the Freedom win. Marker then had 3 goals and 2 assists in an OT loss to Southern Lehigh.
- Adam Ritter, NXT 2018, High Point Commit: Had 3 goals, 3 assists, and went 5 of 5 facing off in a 13-10 win over Archbishop Wood
- Zebie Zarwie, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in the win over Wood
- Mitch Moyer, NXT 2019, Binghamton Commit: Had 6 goals and 1 assist in a 15-9 loss to Cape Henlopen. Moyer then had 3 goals in a win over Conrad School.
- Jonathan Mayan, NXT 2021: Scored his first career varsity goal in a 5-3 loss to rival Perkiomen Valley
- Matt Logan, NXT 2018, Stevens Tech Commit: Had a transition goal in a 12-7 win against Radnor
- James Reilly, NXT 2018, Georgetown Commit: had 1 goal and 1 assist while winning 8 of 13 faceoffs in a loss to NJ power Ridge. Reilly then had 1 assist while going 14 of 19 facing off in the league win over Radnor. Reilly finished his week with 1 goal, 2 assists, while going 12 of 16 facing off in a 15-6 win over Marple Newtown.
Council Rock North
- Peter Lehman, NXT 2020: Had 4 goals and 4 assists in a 13-5 win over Abington
- Shea Dougherty, NXT 2018, McDaniel Commit: Was involved in every goal scoring 5 goals and dishing out 3 assists in an 8-5 win over Westtown School. Dougherty then had 3 goals in a 8-4 win over Great Valley.
- Liam Gilley, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal in a win over Liberty
- Gabe Furey, NXT 2019, UPENN Commit: Had 2 goals in a 9-5 loss to Upper Dublin-Jack Henderson, NXT 2019, Penn State Commit: Went 10 of 17 facing off against Upper Dublin
- Collin Loughead, NXT 2019: Had 2 ground balls against Upper Dublin
- Owen Banavitch, NXT 2018: Had 3 goals and 4 assists in a 14-9 win over Sun Valley
- Darren Middleton, NXT 2021: Scored his first career goal in a game against Council Rock North. Middleton followed up his first goal by scoring 4 goals in the Sun Valley game.
- Ben Tishgart, NXT 2020: Went 17 of 28 facing off with 4 ground balls in a 12-11 OT loss to Shipley at the Checking for Cancer event
Haverford High School
- Alex McKendry, NXT 2018, Albright Commit: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in a win over Cardinal O’Hara. McKendry then had 1 goal and 1 assist in a Central League win against Upper Darby. McKendry finished his week with 2 goals in a loss to Radnor.
- Payton Hollway, NXT 2018, UPENN Commit: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in an out of state win against Bellevue (WA)
- TJ Malone, NXT 2018, Amherst Commit: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in a loss to Long Island power St. Anthony’s. Malone then had 2 goals and 4 assists in the 16-4 win over Bellevue. Malone then had 1 goal and 4 assists in a 14-4 win over St. Joseph’s Prep.
- Cam Aksu, NXT 2019, Army Commit: Had 3 goals and 3 assists in a 21-11 win over Penn Manor. Aksu then had 2 goals and 2 assists in an 18-6 win over Lancaster Country Day School.
- Grayson Dague, NXT 2020: Had 4 goals and 3 assists in the Penn Manor game. Dague followed that effort up with 3 goals over Lancaster Country Day School.
- Matt Hueston, NXT 2019, Loyola Commit: Had 1 assist in the Penn Manor win. Hueston had 3 goals and 3 assists against LCDS.
- Bryce Witmer, NXT 2019: Had 1 goal and 1 assist against Penn Manor. Witmer then had 1 goal and 1 assist in the LCDS game.
The Hill School
- Carter Straub, NXT 2021: Had 2 goals in a 12-1 win against Peddie School (NJ)
Holy Cross (NJ)
- Sean Russell, NXT 2020: Had a goal in a 7-6 win over Cinnaminson
Holy Ghost Prep
- Zach May, NXT 2019: Had 11 saves in a 9-8 loss to CB South. May then had 8 saves in an 8-2 win over Wissahickon.
- Nolan Crognale, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in a 9-4 loss to Highstown
- John Scibello, NXT 2021: Had 1 goal in a 15-2 win against Bonner-Prendergast. Scibello then had 1 goal in a 13-6 win over Upper Merion.
- Ian McAnally, NXT 2019: Had 1 assist in a 9-6 win against Cedar Crest
- Mason Scott, NXT 2021: Had 2 assists in a 10-1 win over Wyomissing. Scott then had 1 assist in a 4-3 loss to Penn Manor. Scott followed up that performance with 1 assist in the Cedar Crest game.
- Connor Flanegan, NXT 2021: Had 8 saves in a 5-3 loss to Archbishop Wood. Flanegan than had 13 saves in a 10-5 win over Quakertown.
La Salle College High School
- Chris Mockaitis, NXT 2019, UMASS Commit: Had 1 goal in a loss to Malvern Prep
- George Hetrick, NXT 2018: Had 1 goal in an out of state win over Appoquinimink (DE). Hetrick added another goal in a win over Garden Spot.
- Tate Wasson, NXT 2019, Delaware Commit and Ryan Baysinger, NXT 2019: Have helped Palmyra to a 8-0 start anchoring the defense which is allowing an average of only 3.5 goals per game. Wasson has 25 caused turnover on the year so far. Baysinger has 1 goal on the year.
- Ryan Dickson, NXT 2018, Hobart Commit: had 3 goals and 1 assist while winning 1 of 1 faceoffs in a 10-4 win against St. Joseph’s Prep
- Charlie Nuschke, NXT 2020: Had 3 ground balls in a 8-6 loss to Council Rock South
- Shane Stevens, NXT 2020: Had 10 saves in a 10-5 win over Lower Merion
- Steven Woolery, NXT 2021: Had a goal in the Lower Merion win
- Matt Nevells, NXT 2020: Had 1 goal in a 9-8 loss to Unionville
- Matthew Quoos, NXT 2020: Had 2 ground balls and 4 caused turnovers in a win over Methacton
- Jackson Birtwistle, NXT 2020: Had 3 goals and 1 assist in a 12-5 win over West Chester East. Birtwistle then had 1 goal in a loss to Conestoga. Birtwistle followed up with 2 goals and 3 assists in an 11-5 Central League win over Haverford.
-Drew Brown, NXT 2019: Had 5 goals and 2 assists in the win over WC East. Brown followed up that performance with 1 goal in the Conestoga game. Brown had a huge game with 5 assists in the Haverford game.
- Colin Zyck, NXT 2021: Had 1 goal in a 10-8 loss to Crestwood. Zyck then had 1 goal and 2 assists in a 5-4 loss to Freedom
Seton Hall Prep
- Cam Fiore, NXT 2018, Brown Commit: Had 5 saves in a 17-8 win over Westfield
-Colin Hoff, NXT 2018, UMBC Commit: Had 1 goal and 2 assists in a big 11-10 OT win against Allentown Central Catholic
- Christian Mazur, NXT 2021: Had his first career points with 1 goal and 1 assist in a win against Lower Merion. Mazur continued his scoring streak by adding a goal in a win over Upper Darby.
- Cole Hiller, NXT 2019: Had 11 saves in a 9-8 loss to Sanford. Hiller then had 10 saves in a loss to St. Andrew’s School.
-Jerry Bardol, NXT 2018, Christopher Newport Commit: Had 1 goal and 2 assists in a 9-5 win over Episcopal Academy
- Charlie Herlocher, NXT 2021: Had 11 saves in a win against Roman Catholic
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