CIAC HOCKEY 2017-18: Team-by-team area capsules

CIAC HOCKEY 2017-18: Team-by-team area capsules

Record-Journal

SHEEHAN■Coach: Dave Festa (10th season, 76-93-3),■Divisions: SCC/SWC III, CIAC III.■2016-17: 6-12-2; lost to Redhawks 5-4 (OT) first round CIAC Division III tournament.■Key Losses: Ben Naser (All-RJ), Jimmy Notarfransesco (All-RJ, CHSCA Div. III First Team), Matt Naser, Pat Budds.■Roster: Fr. Anthony Romano, fr. Joseph Romano, jr. Hunter Perrelli, jr. Jake Festa, sr. Alex Ficcorelli, sr. Jaxson Daddio, fr. Joey Richo, fr. Anthony Sitro, fr. Brendan Connery, fr. Luke Festa, fr. Dylan Hennesey, jr. Mike Petrucelli, so. Dayton Allderige, sr. Tyler Jackson, jr. Nick Spina, sr. Nick Gonsalves, so. Ethan Monroe, fr. Remo Capello, sr. Alex Dionne, jr. Tyler Robertson, jr. Jesse Johnson.■Of Note: Sheehan has an 8-man freshman class; Alex FIccorelli and Nick Gonsalves are returning captains. LYMAN HALL CO-OP■Coach: Rich Minnix (5th season, 38-48-3).■Divisions: SCC/SWC III, CIAC III.■2016-17: 10-10; lost to Woodstock Academy 6-0 in CIAC Division III semifinals.■Key Losses: Chris Blanchard (All-RJ, CHSCA Div. III First Team ), Hunter Boileau (All-RJ, CHSCA Div. III First Team), Markus Trahan, Finley VanHouten.■Roster: So. Matt Smith, sr. Josh Martinez, fr. Josiah Martinez, fr. Aidan Strahowski, fr. Ethan Zukowski, jr. Connor Satton, so. Zach Hines, so. Matt Pettit, so. Tom Isleib, so. Aidan Brooky, jr. Travis Waltrous, so. TJ Arduini, fr. Aidan Wier, sr. Jared Sullivan, so. Zach Albert, jr. Kyle Roberts, so. Connor Chordas, so. Jack Lyon, jr. Zach Mitchell, sr. Scott Bradley, sr. Sean McGee, so. Colin Fitzsimmons, jr. Ryan Niemiec, sr. Joe Naumenko, fr. Andrew Sacco, so. Christina Meadows, so. Michael O’Toole.■Of Note: Trojans return tons of firepower and add two new goalies, who will battle it out for the No. 1 spot. CHESHIRE■Coach: Anthony Giusto (3rd season, 32-11-1).■Divisions: SCC/SWC II, CIAC II.■2016-17: 11-9; lost to NFI 2-1 in CIAC II quarterfinals.■Key Losses: Ammar Chaudry, Vin Solla (All-RJ), Matt Federico, Conrad Reynolds, Sean Crowley, Ryan Novia, Joey Yurzyck, Tom Bishop.■Roster: Sr. Anthony Vignola, sr. Sawyer Hackett, so. Max Novicelli, sr. Kyle Letourneau, so. Lorenzo Ocone-Krause, jr. Jason McKinley, sr. Liam Killea, jr. Keith Arneson, so. Charlie Pettit, jr. Dylan Clark, so. Hunter Olson, jr. Kyle Sheehan, fr. Niklas Vasiljevs, so. Scott Heseltine, jr. Evan Veiva, fr. Mark Linder, sr. Jared Purslow, fr. Michael Donato, fr. Nathan Pelletier, jr. James Illnicki, jr. Ben O’Connor, so. Matt Vendetto, fr. Joey Decko, fr. Joey Delucia, jr. Miguel Borowski, so. Nick Maringola, so. Nick Mongillo, fr. Jovanny Borowski, so. Lucca Soderland, fr. Cullen Wiley.■Of Note: The Rams need to find a way to replace 90+ points lost to graduation. They return Liam Killea, Ben O’Connor, and Sawyer Hackett. HALL-SOUTHINGTON■Coach: Brian Cannon (9th season, 74-87-9).■Divisions: CCC South, CIAC II.■2016-17: 9-8-3; lost to Woodstock Academy 7-3 in CIAC Division III Championship.■Key Losses: Jeremy Fortin, Dusty Kilgore, Colby Glidden.■Roster: Sr. Anthony Abbatiello, sr. Jacob Albert, fr. Robert Allan, sr. Miles Aronow, sr. Andrew Booth, sr. William Carpenter, jr. Mike DiPietro, sr. Harry Freda, so. Marco Fusciello, jr. Chris Gambardella, sr. Graham Kennedy, jr. Samuel Kerrigan, jr. Samuel Kursman, jr. Tyler Matukaitis, sr. Richard Mitchell, so. Christian Mohr, sr. Jacob Mohr, sr. Zach Monti, sr. Brendan Moore, jr. Ethan Penn, fr. Sean Roach, jr. Kent Silva, so. Liam Stone, so. Mason Woods, jr. Nate Zmarlicki.■Of Note: Hall-Southington makes jump to CIAC Diviion II after losing in last year’s D-III championship. The Warrior-Knights return bulk of defensive core and All-RJ goalie Zach Monti.

 


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