C-N's all-area boys lacrosse team

C-N's all-area boys lacrosse team

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C-N's all-area boys lacrosse team

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Scott Bieda

The Manhattan College-bound senior attackman, a three-year starter, was the Panthers’ leading scorer this season with 60 goals and 48 assists. His 108 points broke the school’s single-season scoring record. The NJILCA Attackman of the Year and All-Skyland Conference selection, Bieda was great with and without the ball. He ran the state’s second-most potent offense this spring in tandem with Ryan Hollingsworth.

Ryan Hollingsworth

A three-year starter, repeat NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection, the Rutgers-bound senior attackman helped form the most fortuitous 1-2 offensive punches in the state alongside Bieda. He was able to post 52 goals and 38 assists despite drawing opponents’ top defenders in most games. He recorded at least five points in 10 games this season, and helped the Panthers to average over 13 goals per game.

Blake Searfross

The originator of Hunterdon Central’s potent offense, the senior attackman handed out 69 assists, the second highest mark in the state. His high mark for assists in a game was six (two times) and he registered at least five assists on six occasions. Searfross could also put the ball in the net when the opportunity arose as he scored 19 goals. He broke the school mark for points in a season.

Kevin Wanke

One of the most dangerous scorers in the state, the three-time All-skyland Conference selection and 2012 NJILCA All-American tallied 72 goals and 44 assists. The senior attackman and three-year starter is Montgomery’s all-time points leader (288/184g/104a). He was second in the state this year with 24 games of two or more points, and notched three or more points in 22 games.

Connor Meth

The top scorer for a Ridge team that averaged 10 goals per game, the senior attackman scored 54 goals and handed out 34 assists for the Somerset County Tournament runners-up this spring. An NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection, Meth registered multiple points in 20 of 21 games played by the Red Devils. He notched at least four points in 14 games, and had five games of at least five points.

Matt Raposo

The top scorer for a Somerville team that reached a Group final for the first time, the junior attackman tallied 50 goals and 50 assists this spring. An NJILCA Group I first-team and All-Skyland Conference selection, his 100 points were good enough for 11th best in the state. He tallied 10 points in two games and notched at least five points on eight occasions.

Ray Mastroianni

The Lehigh-bound Mastroianni, a two-year starter in addition to being the Panthers quarterback on the football field last fall, is a superior athlete. He scored 34 goals and added 15 assists this spring. A complete midfielder, the NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection was a great two-way player. He has one of the hardest shots in the state, and is one of the fastest midfielders in the state as well.

Eric Scott

The junior midfielder was an intricate part of that potent Ridge offense this spring. An NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection, Scott scored 38 goals and dished out 31 assists in 21 games played. He registered at least one point in every game he played this season. He tallied at least three points in 14 games, and put up at least five points on six different occasions.

Evan Mock

The Virginia-bound Mock, a two-year defensive starter, played the top attacker on every team he faced and held them to a minimum. The NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection held Wanke scoreless, Meth to one goal and Searfross to one assist in two games faced. Mock is a great communicator and lead the stout Panthers defense, which was second-best in goals allowed per game in the state at less than four.

Chris Fennell

An NJILCA Group I and All-Skyland Conference selection, the Terriers team captain was one of the top defenders in the state this spring. Bound for the United States Naval Academy, he was named Co-Player of the Year in the Bianchi Division. Fennell scored nine goals and handed out six assists, but his 139 ground ball pickups (13th in the state) was where he made his bread and butter.

Zach Jones

The Hartford-bound goalie was the backbone of arguably the best defensive unit in the state this season. A three-year starter, an NJILCA All-American and All-Skyland Conference selection, Jones was very good both in and out of the cage and had the lowest goals-against average in the state. He wore jersey No. 8, in honor of the late Bridgewater-Raritan laxman Michael Bruce, which is one of the top honors of any team in the state.

Joe Martino

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