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What to know about the teams in the Berks Boys Lacrosse League in 2024 [updated]

Wilson

Coach: Ryan Sheaffer, third season (also coached two seasons at Gov. Mifflin).

PIAA classification: Class 3A.

Last season: 9-0 Berks, 17-4; Berks champion, District 3 Class 3A quarterfinalist.

Top players: All-Berks senior attackman Cohen Renninger, All-Berks senior midfielder Eric Becker, all-division senior attackman Edison Case, all-division senior defenseman Jonah Pertet, all-division senior midfielder Lucas Geissler, all-division junior attackman Carter Brensinger, senior defenseman Bryce Keiser, senior midfielder Ben Rada.

Outlook: With a mix of experienced returners and young talent, the Bulldogs are poised to win their 12th consecutive county title, contend for a district championship and qualify for the PIAA playoffs.

Twin Valley

Coach: Decker Doupe, second season (also coached two seasons at Ephrata).

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 8-1 Berks, 13-6; Berks semifinalist, District 3 Class 2A quarterfinalist.

Top players: All-Berks senior face-off specialist Ean Winchester, All-Berks junior defenseman Justin Pinciotti, all-division senior attackman Daniel Murphy, all-division junior goaltender Dylan Corros, all-division sophomore midfielder Drew Engle, senior attackman Ethan Ameisen, senior defensive midfielder Julian Mendez, sophomore attackman Cooper Glass, senior attackman Noah Williams.

Outlook: Coming off their best season in program history, the Raiders return every player from last year and are hungry to contend for the county title.

Exeter

Coach: Derek Stump, second season.

PIAA classification: Class 3A.

Last season: 7-2 Berks, 12-7; Berks runner-up.

Top players: All-Berks senior defenseman Miles Brant, senior midfielder Ashton Warchol, junior defender Sean Smith, junior goaltender Dylan Robinson, senior attackman Joey Henderson, junior attackman Aiden Boehm, junior face-off specialist Justin Prizer, sophomore fielder Lakin Ortiz, freshman attackman Lucas Kabatt, freshman midfielder Trey Wiegand.

Outlook: With a mix of veteran and young talent, the Eagles look to return to the county final and qualify for the district playoffs.

Wyomissing

Coach: Bern Donahue, sixth season.

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 5-4 Berks, 10-8; District 3 Class 2A qualifier.

Top players: All-Berks senior midfielder Logan Hyde, all-division senior attackman Chase Maggs, senior defenseman Kaiden Ingram, junior goaltender Keaton Piacine, all-division junior face-off specialist Ari Levin, junior long-stick midfielder Ethan Conrad, freshman attackman Beckett Redner.

Outlook: The Spartans will try to qualify for the county playoffs for the first time since 2013 and return to the district playoffs for the third straight year.

Gov. Mifflin

Coach: Jake Snyder, third season (also coached five seasons at Daniel Boone).

PIAA classification: Class 3A.

Last season: 6-3 Berks, 6-11; Berks semifinalist.

Top players: all-division senior attackman Jude Enriquez, all-division senior defenseman Brandon Jones, senior midfielder Jason Howland, sophomore attackman Carter Leinweber, sophomore attackman Derek Dinatale.

Outlook: A young team, the Mustangs look to qualify for the county playoffs.

Berks Catholic

Coach: Phil Bennethum III, first season.

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 4-5 Berks, 5-10.

Top players: all-division junior goaltender Gabe Iswalt, junior midfielder Grant Partsch, senior midfielder Armani Dominguez, junior defenseman Francisco Denbowski.

Outlook: A young team, the Saints will try to lay the foundation for the future of their program.

Daniel Boone

Coach: Andrew Wagner, third season (also coached nine seasons at Perkiomen Valley).

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 3-6 Berks, 8-9.

Top player: Jake Meyers, Jordan Meyer, Dan Spotts, Gabe Segaline.

Outlook: A young team, the Blazers look to be competitive throughout the season.

Schuylkill Valley

Coach: Josh Pokrywa, fifth season.

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 2-7 Berks, 2-10.

Top players: senior midfielder Lex Crespo, junior midfielder Caden Ryan, sophomore attackman Ben Ostrowski, sophomore face-off specialist Connor Schlegel, freshman attackman Riley Reeser.

Outlook: A young team, the Panthers look to be competitive.

Muhlenberg

Coach: Steve Colella, first season.

PIAA classification: Class 3A.

Last season: 1-8 Berks, 2-13.

Top player: junior Pierson Kipp.

Outlook: The Muhls look to be competitive throughout the season.

Conrad Wesier

Coach: Daryl Geist, first season.

PIAA classification: Class 2A.

Last season: 0-9 Berks, 1-17.

Top players: junior goaltender Mason Gechter, junior defenseman Adam Williams, sophomore attackman Benjamin Heil.

Outlook: A young team, the Scouts are poised to improve throughout the season and win their first game in league play since 2021.


Source: Berkshire mont

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