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Monsignor Martin Baseball Preview

Monsignor Martin Baseball Preview

School Name:   Bishop Timon St Jude High School

Head Coach:  Nick Galenti

Assistant Coaches:  Jake Harford Asst. Coach / Team Manager Nick Stein

2021 Varsity Record:   2-10

Key Players Returning:    Adam Staniszewski, Sean Glinski, Jack Wojtanik, Eamonn Jordan

New Players to watch out for: Jon Black, Ian Wasielewski, Logan Garippo, Anthony Vicario, Brendan Gossling

Key Losses due to Graduation: Matt Whelan

Any Additional Information:      Tigers are Senior heavy with some good additions from last year’s roster that include transfers and freshmen. The Tigers go Myrtle Beach for Spring Training April 11th-16th to play six games in five days.

School Name:  Canisius HS

Head Coach:  Justin Santonocito

Assistant Coaches:  Dale Podlas

2021 Varsity Record:  15-5

Key Players Returning:  Tommy Lynch, Vic Mazzara, Drew Podlas, Gavin D’Amico

Will Enright

New Players to watch out for:  Justin Ball,  Triton Travale

Key Losses due to Graduation:  Vincent Mauro, Jacob LaDuca, Justin Hodil

Christian Cabrera

Any Additional Information:

Defending Georgetown Cup champions

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Tommy Lynch-Cortland

Vic Mazzara-Albany

Drew Podlas-Canisius

Gavin D’Amico-Palm Beach Atlantic

School Name: Nichols

Head Coach: Brian Brazee

Assistant Coaches: Bob Maulucci

2021 Varsity Record: 8-10

Key Players Returning: John Boscarino (Jr SS), Ryan McCarthy (Sr RHP/1B), Luke Blandino (Sr RHP/1B), Mike Zacher (Jr RHP/3B/CF), Jackson de Riszner (Sr IF/OF), Matt Alberti (Sr RHP/UTIL), Jack Radomski (Jr RHP/IF), Owen Block (Jr RHP/IF), Henry Chambers (Jr OF), Luke Colpoys (Soph 1B/OF/LHP), Jonah Wahl (Soph RHP/IF), Kurt Mauser (Jr OF)

New Players to watch out for: Jakson Ross (Soph C), Derek McIntyre (Fr RHP/OF), Ross Yoshida (Fr RHP/MIF), Drury Schmidt (Fr C/OF), AJ LoVullo (Fr IF), Kasey Kohler (Fr OF/RHP), Reed Coene (Fr IF/OF), Max Langer (RHP/IF), Bryce de Riszner (C/IF)

Key Losses due to Graduation: 2021 Pat Berdysiak

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

RHP Ryan McCarthy – D’Youville (D2)

RHP Luke Blandino – WPI or Case Western Reserve (D3)

School Name: St. Francis High School

Head Coach: Paul Bartell (22nd year)

Assistant Coaches: John Catanzaro, Gary Kaczor

2021 Varsity Record: 10-12

Key Players Returning: Gavin Roskwitalski ‘22  OF ( All Catholic, 2nd Team All WNY in 2021) Hunter Nowak ‘21 C, 2B (All Catholic, Hon. Mention All WNY in 2021) Brendan Reid ‘22  P, 1B (2nd Team All Catholic 2021)  Aaron Roberts ‘22 P, OF, Anthony Snyder ‘22 C, 1B, Ben Michalski ‘23  SS, 2B Joe Blackwell ‘22, P, IF

New Players to watch out for: Nicholas Bienko ‘24 (SS/2B), Brady Hill ‘23 (P, 3B), Aiden Trimper ‘23 (P, 1B), Noah Wasiura ‘24 (C, OF), Cael Banks ‘23 (OF)

Key Losses due to Graduation:  Peyton Consigli (Canisius College), Aidan Albano (Ithaca College) Aidan Brunner,  Dawson Lillis (Theil College)

Any Additional Information:  Team will resume trip spring training trip to Tampa Florida this year where they will practice and play games in preparation for season up north. Opponents include Tampa Prep, Santa Fe Catholic, Bishop McLaughlin, Academy at the Lakes and St. Petersburg Catholic. In addition to the always competitive MMAA schedule, the Red Raiders tough non-leaguers include Orchard Park, Williamsville North, Clarence, Williamsville East and McQuaid Jesuit.

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Hunter Nowak    D’Youville (D II)

Anthony Snyder   Alfred State (D III)

Joe Blackwell      Genesee CC (JuCo)

Aaron Roberts     NCCC (JuCo)

Bredan Reid     TBD

Gavin Roskwitalski      TBD

School Name:  St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute

Head Coach:  Paul Nasca

Assistant Coaches:  Glenn Toughey, Chris Koller, Phillip Wells

2021 Varsity Record:  17-5 Overall    9-1 Conference

Key Players Returning:  Anthony Greco Jr- P/OF  (1st Team ALL WNY, MMA Player of the Year), Thomas Zwirecki-Senior-C (HM All WNY, 1st Team ALL-Catholic, Eric Swiencicki-Senior- P, Brendan Bucello-Jr-3B (HM ALL WNY, 1st Team ALL Catholic), Joe Haynes-Senior-SS (HM ALL WNY, 1st Team ALL Catholic), Chris Casarsa-Senior-OF (2nd Team ALL Catholic), Nate Casarsa-Senior- OF/INF, Colin Ranke-Senior-1B, Jeremy Connor-Jr-2B (2nd Team All-Catholic), Max Stanger-SR-P

New Players to watch out for:

Josh Eagle- JR-OF, Brendan Parker-JR-P, Pat Beyer-FR-P

Key Losses due to Graduation:

Joe Tobia-P, Sean Deakin-OF, Tristan Weigand 2B, Griff Snyder- P

Any Additional Information:

St. Joe’s lost in the finals last year after making its 7th in 9 seasons-  Returning 14 players

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

Seniors:

Thomas Zwirecki- C- Canisius

Joey Haynes- C- Canisius

Eric Swiencecki- P- Lemoyne College

Max Stanger- P- Washington and Jefferson

David Allessi- INF- Medaille College

Junior:

Anthony Greco- P/OF- William & Mary

School:  St Mary’s of Lancaster

Head Coach: Mike Wagner

Assistant Coach:   Mike Webster

2021 Varsity Record: 15-8

Key Returning Players:  Alex Ellison /Alex Webster / Austin Dietz / Tim Campbell / Ryan Morcio / Jayden Ricks

New Players to watch out for:  Tom Parini / Brayden Monk / Dylan Osarski / Logan Gray / Xander Perry

Key Losses to Graduation: Trent Rumley / Tyler Kerl / Brandon Thome / Conner Schmidt / Tyler Mendola

Players committed to Playing in College and Where if known?

– Webster and Ellison are my only seniors-Possibly ECC or JCC bound

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