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ECIC III Pre Season Profile

Cheektowaga High School

Head Coach: Matt Glowacki

Assistant Coaches: Brad Perrin / Chris Newman

2017 Varsity Record: 1-13

Starters Returning:          

Tom Zolnowski (SS/P), Alex Sparbel (C/P), Luke Mortellaro (Outfield)

Key Players: Tom Zolnowski (SS/P), Alex Sparbel (C/P), Luke Mortellaro (Outfield)

Key Losses due to Graduation: N/A

Goals for Season:              

To get better than we were the day before. To compete for a conference title.

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

Tom Zolnowski (Alfred State)

East Aurora

Head Coach: Stephen Sokolski, 24th year

Assistant Coaches: N/A

2017 Varsity Record: 8-10 last year   

Starters Returning:

Alex Baase ss pitcher

Will Covington 3rd base

Lucas Mc Claren  catcher

Nate Mucci  ss pitcher

Tyler Phillips  center field

Calvin Roberts  2nd base

Kellan Wittmann  right field

Lucas Juliano DH

Key Players:

Alex Baase – fourth year starting on varsity since 8th grade, first team All Star and Co MVP

Nate Mucci – first team All Star

Tyler Phillips – 3 year starter

Key Losses due to Graduation: Charlie Cook

Goals for Season:

First place in Division and go to the Big House, Finals in the Playoffs

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

N/A

Iroquois High School

Head Coach: Marv Matteson

2017 Varsity Record: 13-8

Starters Returning/Key Players:

Nick Bowen-Fr, Owen Hovey-So, Kyle Kwasniewski-Sr, Billy Quinn-Jr, Ben Ellman-Sr, Colton Slade-Sr, Cory Day-Jr, Tyler Birdd-So, Bryce Yorke-Jr, Vincenzo Pattacciato-Sr, Calvin Gawlik-Jr, Birch Herring-Jackson-Fr, Joe Current- Sr, Jake Virchau-Sr, Nick Partsch-So, Riley King-Jr

Key Losses due to Graduation:

Andrew Holcomb, walk on player at D’Youville. David Shriver, walk on playing at ECC. Owen Greene, recruited at Fredonia but not playing. Connor Day partial wrestling scholarship at Gannon. Owen Creighton, and Daniel Waterman.

Lake Shore Eagles

Head Coach: Robert Kowal (11th Season 105-106)

Assistant Coaches: Dan Conrad (2nd Season)

2017 Varsity Record: 8-12

Starters Returning: 6

Key Players: Seniors- Jon Wilson (2B), Aaron Freeman (3B), Jackson Kwilos (CF), Ryan Utley (C), Junior- Nate Lockwood (LF, RHP), Sophomores- Zach Evans (SS) and Spencer Kwilos (Utility)

Key Losses due to Graduation: Davis Glashauser, Erik Rechin, and Eric Senior

Goals for Season: Win ECIC 3 and compete for A-2 Sectional Title

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

Not yet, multiple players being recruited.

Maryvale

Head Coach: Ryan Mohr, 3rd Season

Assistant Coaches: Paul Tripi, Mark Kensy, Steve Wellenc

2017 Varsity Record: 15-6 (9-3), Lost to Olean in A2 Semifinals

Starters Returning:

Sr-Mark Bailey (P, IF)

Sr-Simon Krywcun (CF, C)

Jr-Ryan Smith (3B)

Sr- Zach Amato (OF, 2B)

Sr- Paul Tripi (P, 1B)

Sr- DeAnte Mecca (IF, P)

Sr- Trey Esquilin (1B, OF)

Sr- Hunter Desiderio (P)

So- Connor Desiderio (P)

Key Players:

All our returning starters will be looked upon to bring experience and leadership to some of the less experienced/new players on the team. Each will also be looked upon to contribute to reach our goals.

Key Losses due to Graduation: Mike Flemming (1st Team All WNY catcher) and Anthony Hernandez (both playing at ECC)

Goals for Season: Compete for ECIC 3 and Section A2 championships

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

Zach Amato- Hilbert College

Mark Bailey- Erie CC

Trey Esquilin- Erie CC

DeAnte Mecca- Fredonia State

Paul Tripi- Gennesee CC

Pioneer Central

Head Coach: David Buncy

Assistant Coaches: Bill Connelly , Justin Uhteg

2017 Varsity Record: 5-13

Starters Returning: Sr Marcus Macwilliams, JR Cole Rogers, JR Sam Hyman, So Dylan George, So Pat Fontaine, Fr Bryce Hediger

Key Players: Sr Marcus Macwilliams, Jr Cole Rogers, So Dylan George, Fr Bryce Hediger

Key Losses due to Graduation: Jason Gauthier

Goals for Season: We were exceptionally young last year and still only have two seniors so we look to be more competitive in the league and grow as the season goes on. Will look for the two seniors and a few juniors to lead and the young players to develop.

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

N/A

Springville

Head coach: Joel Lux

Asst: Jeff Wolf

2017 record: 10-7

Returning starters: Austin Lux, Dan Robertson,  Shaun Wright, Jarrett wolf, Mike Sabota , Evan Elkins

Key players: Lux, Robertson,  Wolf, Wright

Key losses graduated: Ian baker, Dan Wirfle, Austin coon, Trevor Bunch

Players committed to playing in college and where if known?

Shaun Wright going to Hilbert College

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