Paul Liseno needs 21 victories to hit 100 for his career.
In addition to winning the first team title awarded under the new individual format of the Shore Conference Tournament, the Lancers also won their first ever Divisional and District Titles in 2018.
1/23: vs Raritan - The Lancers ended the Rockets run of 7 straight A-Central Titles last season. SJV hosts the Green Machine in the rematch on the 23rd that should, once again, determine A-Central.
The defending Shore Conference Tournament Champions took their knocks
this offseason with the losses of Charlie Peterson, Nick Caracappa,
Steve Giannios, and Josiah Walker to graduations, as well as a pair of
transfers. Still, with a strong group returning, some more talented
freshmen coming in, and one of the Shore's best coaching staffs, the
Lancers are still working towards big things in 2019.
low, SJV is led by one of the state's best lightweights in Dean
Peterson (36-2 / 1st D19, 2nd R5), who was 2nd in NJ at 106 a year ago.
Also returning down low is fellow sophomore Joey Butler (18-6 / 2nd
D19), who kind of flew under the radar last year behind some of the
Lancers' big names despite having a very solid rookie year, and another
soph, Seth Rotondella (19-11). That trio gives coach Denny D'Andrea a
solid core to break in some new starters around that could include
sophomore Nick Cammarano (4-4), senior Giovanni Fernandes (1-6), and
talented freshman Nico Diaz.
The middle of the
lineup will be a pretty even mix of experience and promising newcomers.
Isaac Holt (9-16), Nick Caruti (7-7), and Gabe Jones (2-9) are all
varsity-tested, while junior David O'Keefe and freshman Isaac Montalvo
will look to make an immediate impact in the lineup.
stretch from 170-Hwt has the potential to be a big strength for
Vianney with bookends Blake Clayton (21-12 / 1st D19) at 170, and one of
the Shore's top big men, Paul Liseno (27-5 / 1st D19) leading the way
for a group that includes Gage Moellman (10-8 in 2017), Seamus Duffy,
Jaden Duncan, a transfer from Colonia, and another promising freshman in
While the Lancers did take a
hit with some key departures, they do have a good number of talented
individuals returning from last years SCT and Divisional Championship
team. Much of keeping pace with last year's team is going to depend on
how quickly the newcomers to the lineup can progress. The potential is
here for another big year and the schedule works nicely as the Lancers
open with three tough tournaments (Robin Leff, Beast of the East,
Mustang Classic) to get things rolling before they head into the dual