NORTH JERSEY’S ERIK KATTERMANN, MATT BURZYNSKI AND FIVE BERGEN-PASSAIC PLAYERS EARN ALL-STATE HONORS
03/25/17 – Bearing in mind that the Record focuses on Bergen-Passaic players, this post will nonetheless mention that former Stan Niemiec Youth Travel League bowler Erik Kattermann, a Montville senior, was selected by the Star-Ledger to All-State first team. Erik averaged 229 to lead unbeaten Montville to the Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference title as well as its fourth straight Morris County Title; in that County tournament, Erik rolled a spectacular 300-813. Also wish to point out current Stan Niemiec kegler Matt Burzynski, a Dickinson H.S. junior, named by the Star-Ledger to the Boys All-State Second Team; among other achievements, Matt led the Hudson County Interscholastic League with a 221+ average and has a 213+ mark in the Travel League.
Turning to Bergen-Passaic selections, North Jersey Bowler of the Year Madison Perry, a Hawthorne senior, was named to the Girls All-State third team. Making the Boys All-State third team were Dumont senior Kyle Schellberg, North Jersey Bowler of the Year, along with North Jersey first team selections: Pompton Lakes senior Nick Cilento, Fort Lee senior David Grant and Indian Hills senior Jared Duncan. For those readers unaware of Bergen-Passaic County honorees, note the following:
ALL-BERGEN BOYS FIRST TEAM: David Grant, Jared Duncan, Kyle Schellberg, Ridgefield Park junior Derek Lewandowski, Lyndhurst senior Ryan Donohue, Indian Hills senior Jon Mormando and Indian Hills junior Ryan McGuire.
ALL-BERGEN BOYS SECOND TEAM: Ridgewood junior Matt Myers, Fair Lawn sophomore Nicholas Greco, Demarest junior Jordan Tse, Pascack Valley junior Henry Tipping, Pascack Valley senior Tom Smith, North Arlington sophomore Eric McKenna, Becton sophomore Trevor Deliantis and St Joseph senior Nathan Tombo.
ALL-BERGEN BOYS THIRD TEAM: Park Ridge/Emerson senior Nick Fabiano, Fair Lawn junior Tyler Nappi, North Arlington junior Kenny Bennett, Ridgewood freshman Brian Skettini, Pascack Valley sophomore Brian Biml and Bergen Catholic senior Kyle Laube.
ALL-BERGEN GIRLS FIRST TEAM: Paramus Catholic senior Kristen Kane, Ridgefield Park senior Danielle Quitola, Northern Highlands senior Emily Mamunes, AHA senior Tiffany Sucero, Hackensack sophomore Arielle Wallace, AHA junior Alexa Hernandez and Teaneck freshman Mia Aish.
ALL-BERGEN GIRLS SECOND TEAM: Bergen Tech senior Olivia Wank, Teaneck freshman Margaux Lesser, Paramus Catholic junior Victoria Vucak, Westwood senior Kristen Benavente, Teaneck senior Gail Kelly, Westwood senior Gabrielle Stellacci and Lyndhurst senior Naomi Ramos.
ALL-BERGEN GIRLS THIRD TEAM: Lyndhurst senior Tyla D’Andrea, AHA senior Ciara Mottley, Leonia sophomore Gabrielle Capalad, Ramsey junior Angela DiNallo, Paramus senior Jenai Bacote, Ramsey sophomore Lindsay Pepper and Dumont senior Kendra Chaiken.
ALL-BERGEN BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: Judy Lucia, Pascack Valley
ALL-BERGEN GIRLS COACH OF THE YEAR: Bill Chesney, Ramsey
ALL-PASSAIC BOYS FIRST TEAM: Pompton Lakes seniors’ Nick Cilento, Esteban Garcia, Pompton Lakes junior David Neil, Hawthorne senior Steve Plaszky, Hawthorne sophomore Hunter Perry, Clifton sophomores’ Johann Gamo, Joseph Paolillo and West Milford junior Andrew Finke.
ALL-PASSAIC BOYS SECOND TEAM: Wayne Hills senior Patrick Mayer, Wayne Hills juniors’ Nick Kent, Matt Klarberg, Steven Neri, Lakeland senior Dan Hecker, Passaic Tech senior George Vega, Clifton sophomore Tyler Stilley, Hawthorne senior Nicholas Hauser and Eastern Christian sophomore Rylan DeWaal Malefyt.
ALL-PASSAIC GIRLS FIRST TEAM: Hawthorne senior Madison Perry, Clifton senior Gabby Pangaro, Wayne Valley senior Claudine Rosca, Wayne Valley junior Hayley D’Alessandro, Wayne Valley freshman Marissa Cosentini, Manchester junior Shannon Baer, Passaic Tech junior Maryann Ramirez and West Milford sophomore Jenn Goldberg.
ALL-PASSAIC GIRLS SECOND TEAM: Lakeland senior Kellie Affinito, Lakeland junior Julia Paradiso, Mary Help sophomore Bryonna Richburg, Wayne Valley junior Melody Morris, DePaul senior Morgan O’Neill, Hawthorne freshman Amanda Madara, West Milford sophomore Jessica Goldberg and Manchester junior Diane Toszer.
ALL-PASSAIC BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: Doug Batsch, Pompton Lakes
ALL-PASSAIC GIRLS COACH OF THE YEAR: Jason Wilke, Wayne Valley