2014 H.S. volleyball teams at a glance

2014 H.S. volleyball teams at a glance

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2014 H.S. volleyball teams at a glance

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CLASS A NORTH

CBA

Coach: Monica Slattery, 12th season

Record last year: 19-9

Key returners: Senior middle blocker Chris Fastiggi, senior middle blocker Chuck Johnson, senior libero Brian Kelly, junior right side-left side Nick Osborne, junior left side Sal Bivona, senior setter Gianni Cucciniello, junior setter Dan Dobrowolski

Key newcomers: Junior defensive specialist Jordan Bruce, junior middle blocker Ryan Conery, junior defensive specialist Pat Cooney, junior left side Brandon Elmiger, junior right side Mark Ferri, junior defensive specialist Conor Goetz, junior middle blocker-left side Zachary Kennedy-Dodd, junior left side Nikolas Stabene, junior middle blocker Ryan Werthmuller

COLTS NECK

Coach: Glenn Jansen, 12th season

Record last year: 10-12

Key returners: Junior outside hitter Chris Lomauro, sophomore middle hitter Tom O’Reilly, junior middle blocker Mike Lamb

Key newcomers: Senior outside hitter-libero Casey Camarco, junior setter Tyler Lee, sophomore right side Spencer Matthews, junior outside hitter Jeremy Brown, sophomore middle hitter Luke Lallo

FREEHOLD

Coach: Ben DiBiase, sixth season

Record last year: 8-10

Key returners: Senior middle hitter Nick Krauss, senior outside hitter Calvin Kulick, junior outside hitter Riley Shea

Key newcomers: Junior setter Joe McMerty, sophomore opposite hitter Harry Biddle, sophomore libero Sean Preston, freshman middle hitter Joe Krauss, junior opposite hitter Jack LeMunyon, junior defensive specialist Eric Horowitz, senior middle hitter James Robinson

HOWELL

Coach: Jim Huebner, ninth season

Record last year: 8-9

Key returners: Senior setter Jason Gillies, senior middle hitter James Donahue, senior opposite Kyle Yuro, junior outside hitter Pat Brown

Key newcomer: Senior outside hitter P.J. Bonello, sophomore middle hitter Ryan Goodwin

MARLBORO

Coach: Margie McNamara, 11th season

Record last year: 9-8

Key returners: Senior outside hitter Bobby Jastrzebski, senior opposite Greg Hoffman

Key newcomers: Senior libero Steven Tu, senior middle hitter Dennis Zubriy, senior opposite Carlo Amato, junior outside hitter Alex Messinger, junior outside hitter-setter Bryan DaSilva, junior setter Zach Jay, junior opposite Greg Reimer, junior outside hitter Brandon Enny, sophomore middle hitter Mike Jastrzebski, junior outside hitter Peyton Klockner

ST. JOHN VIANNEY

Coaches: Jessica and Brian Gadaleta, third season

Record last year: 13-8

Key returners: Senior outside hitter Justin Sandy, senior libero Thomas Corbisiero, junior setter Andrew Zimms, junior outside hitter Alex Politi, senior defensive specialist Ryan Murray, sophomore outside hitter Mitchell Ionescu

Key newcomers: Sophomore middle hitter Brian Ross, sophomore opposite Michael McGimpsey, freshman middle hitter Micah Clark, sophomore outside hitters David Kamenar and Austin Schlessinger, sophomore libero Marc Urbealis, sophomore setter Michael Abbazia

CLASS A SOUTH

CENTRAL REGIONAL

Coach: Jeff Mangold, fifth season

Record last year: 9-8

Key returners: Senior middle blocker Jonathan Dula, junior setter Bryan Jones, sophomore outside hitter Alex Rippman

Key newcomers: Sophomore setter Mike DelVecchio, sophomore outside hitter Adam Leighton, sophomore outside hitter Nick Pelliccio, sophomore mikddle blocker Charles Homoki, sophomore outside hitter Xavier Wagner

LACEY

Coach: Karen Donohoe, sixth season

Record last year: 7-10

Key returners: Senior middle hitter Matt McGovern, senior middle hitter Trace Dittenhofer, senior middle hitter D.J. Divencenzo

Key newcomers: Junior middle hitter Joe Ulrich, senior middle hitter Guenther Billhardt, junior setter Doug Sedeyn, senior setter Brendon Byrne, senior middle blocker Javery James

SOUTHERN REGIONAL

Coach: Eric Maxwell, 14th season

Record last year: 36-4

Key returners: Senior middle blocker Mike Gesicki, junior outside hitter Jake Logue, senior right side-outside hitter Harrison Lewis, senior libero-defensive specialist Chris Reed

Key newcomers: Sophomore outside hitter-setter Liam Maxwell, junior right side Mike Bickel, junior middle blocker-right side Dylan Clark, junior defensive specialist-libero Gavin Dougherty, junior outside hitter John Harper, junior middle blocker Reilly Harrington, junior midde blocker Sam Howard, junior defensive specialist-setter Austin Kriews, junior setter Mike Sprague

TOMS RIVER EAST

Coach: Gregg Maskale, eighth season

Record last year: 2-16

Key returners: Junior middle blocker-outside hitter Evan Turner, junior middle blocker Nat Amadeo, junior outside hitter Justin Nicol, junior setter Tyler Luszik, sophomore middle blocker Kyle Unger, senior libero-defensive specialist Frank Noto, junior outside hitter-defensive specialist Chris Demondo

Key newcomers: Junior outside hitter Joe UIiniski, senior outside hitter Johnny Iwanowski, senior defensive specialist Josh Greiner, senior opposite Andrew Amico, senior defensive specialist Josh Johansson

TOMS RIVER NORTH

Coach: Steve Koenigstein, third season

Record last year: 6-10

Key returners: Junior opposite Nicolas Mercadante, junior libero Zachary Lynne, junior setter Daniel Dellane

Key newcomers: Senior opposite Zach Thayer, junior middle hitter-opposite Joseph Gaboury, junior middle hitter-opposite Eric Ryan, junior opposite David Correll

TOMS RIVER SOUTH

Coach: Jon Hoffman, eighth season

Record last year: 18-6

Key newcomers: Junior middle hitter Steve Batchleder, junior setter Ryan Casey, junior opposite Francis Hearne, sophomore outside hitter R.J. Laing, senior middle hitter Kurt Morante, junior middle hitter Kieran Murphy, junior outside John Timmes, junior libero Jordan Urbaczek

CLASS A CENTRAL

BARNEGAT

Coach: Ed Peters, ninth season

Record last year: 4-14

Key returners: Senior outside hitter Frank Buckley, senior setter Bobby Erickson, junior outside hitter Justin Kovacs, junior middle hitter Will Leamon, senior middle hitter Keith Lee, senior outside hitter Greg Stevens

Key newcomers: Senior defensive specialist Anthony Oliveira, junior defensive specialist Brandon Priestley, sophomore setter Joe Scaglione, sophomore outside Dakota O’Neill, sophomore outside Charles Palmer

LONG BRANCH

Coach: Erin Lamberson, first year

Record last year: 0-20

Key returners: Junior middle hitter Gregory Borba, junior outside hitter Miguel Ocasio, libero-defensive specialist Axel Perez, defensive specialist-libero Fabio DeSouza

Key newcomers: Sophomore setter Kevin Solano, junior outside hitter Lucas Andrade

MANCHESTER

Coach: John Portuese, second season

Record last year: 6-11

Key returners: Senior outside hitter Blake Borsetti, senior outside hitter Doug DeSimone

Key newcomers: Junior middle blocker Ryan Hartnett, senior setter James Claus

MONSIGNOR DONOVAN

Coach: Tom Trembulak, sixth season

Record last year: 6-10

Key returners: Senior middle blocker David Wintrode, senior middle blocker Andrew Freeman, senior setter-outside hitter Matthew Post, senior opposite Hank Larkin, senior defensive specialist-outside hitter Donald Farrignher III, sophomore outside hitter Kyle Schremmer, sophomore libero Brendan Ryan

Key newcomers: Sophomore outside hitter Kevin Singleton, sophomore setter-outside hitter Christopher Eiserle, freshman opposite-setter Colin McMahon

RED BANK CATHOLIC

Coach: Pete Bogdan, fourth season

Record last year: 13-9

Key returners: Senior middle hitter J.P. Legrottaglie, senior middle hitter Thomas Clagett

Key newcomers: Senior setter Daniel Ambrosino, junior setter Tyler Connolly, junior middle hitter Ike Isenhour, senior outside hitter Pat Meehan, sophomore setter Bryce Sullivan, senior outside hitter Mac Taylor, senior middle hitter Pat Toomey

WALL

Coach: Dan Leonard, second season

Record last year: 15-6

Key returners: Senior setter Mike Smith, senior outside hitter Chris Smith, senior libero Gerard Dunn, junior middle blocker Eddie Palluzzi, sophomore outside itter Brady Donahue

Key newcomers: Senior setter-opposite hitter Carlos Medina, senior defensive specialist Matt Cusick, senior defensive specialist Chris Caruso, senior opposite hitter Gary DeSarno, sophomore middle blocker Shaun Scott

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