PARK RIDGE’S JOSEPH MAHONEY, HAWTHORNE’S HUNTER PERRY, NORTH ARLINGTON’S ERIC MCKENNA TOP NJIC ALL-DIVISION SQUADS
03/25/18 – The North Jersey Interscholastic Conference [NJIC] coaches released their all-division co-ed selections and heading up the squads were Park Ridge’s talented freshman Joseph Mahoney [211.26 average] in the Patriot Division, Hawthorne junior Hunter Perry [199.88] in the Colonial and North Arlington junior Eric McKenna [198.79] in the Meadowlands. The complete first and second team selections by division are:
COLONIAL FIRST TEAM: Hunter Perry, Pompton Lakes seniors’ David Neil and Michael Milligan, Glen Rock junior Matt Passaro and Glen Rock seniors’ Hiroki Doyle and Jason Hirakawa, Garfield senior Anthony Butler and Eastern Christian junior Rylan DeWaal Malefyt.
COLONIAL SECOND TEAM: Rutherford seniors’ John Lee and Megan Donuhue, Mary Help junior Bryonna Richburg, Manchester senior Shannon Baer, Garfield juniors’ Jean Zurek and Martin Chromulak, Pompton Lakes sophomore Mostafa Saleh and Hawthorne sophomore Amanda Madara.
DIVISION TEAM CHAMPION: Pompton Lakes
COLONIAL COACH OF THE YEAR: Glen Rock’s Bonnie Zimmermann
MEADOWLANDS FIRST TEAM: Eric McKenna, Lyndhurst junior Michael Lavell, Lyndhurst sophomore Troy Villani, Becton junior Trevor Deliantis, North Arlington seniors’ Brandon Barth and Kenny Bennett, North Arlington junior Liam Henkel and St Mary junior Andrew Santo.
MEADOWLANDS SECOND TEAM: Hasbrouck Heights juniors’ Shawn Calhoun, Dylan O’Connor, Davor Babic and Dan Behrens, Lyndhurst senior Pablo Maldonado, Lyndhurst sophomore Joe Cutola, North Arlington sophomore Trent Petito and Secaucus junior Chris Ortiz.
DIVISION TEAM CHAMPION: North Arlington
MEADOWLANDS COACH OF THE YEAR: North Arlington’s Dan Farinola
PATRIOT FIRST TEAM: Joseph Mahoney, Leonia junior Gabrielle Capalad, Leonia freshman Jin Hyuk Hong, Harrison senior Luis Quito, Harrison junior Josh Vinanzaca, Palisades Park senior Jae Hoon Yoon, Palisades Park junior Charles Ko, Hawthorne Christian [HCA] senior Kirk Schmidt and Bergen Charter senior Rodrigo Espinel.
PATRIOT SECOND TEAM: Hawthorne Christian senior Tim Jackson, Hawthorne Christian sophomore Philip Duncan, Leonia junior Sun Jae Park, Harrison senior Kenyi Vivanco, Harrison junior Louis Palomino, Park Ridge junior Matt LaCroce and Bergen Charter senior Tiana Masso.
DIVISION TEAM CHAMPION: Leonia
PATRIOT CO-COACHES OF THE YEAR: Leonia’s Chris Kotwica and Harrison’s Paul Herbster.
Congrats to all the NJIC honors’ winners.