SOUTHERN TIER SPORTS REPORT: HART, CROSSLEY HEADLINE ALL-STSR BOYS' LACROSSE TEAM
(2022-06-14)By Brian FeesSouthern Tier Sports Report
A sectional champion, a player ranked among the top 10 in the country’s history and a pair of All-Americans are just a few of the highlights from this past boys’ lacrosse season.
It led to some tough choices for the first All-Southern Tier Sports Report boys’ lacrosse all-star team.
Corning’s Ethan Hart scored 54 goals and added 15 assists. He was a first-team all-league pick and he was a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and he is this year’s All-STSR Player of the Year.
Hart also is the offensive player of the year after the 54 goal season for the Hawks this year.
Corning’s Chris Grimaldi scored 57 goals and added 27 assists this year and he is the newcomer of the year.
The Hawks captured a Section 4 title this year and coach Chris Hogue is the coach of the year for the season.
Grant Crossley led the section in save percentage at 72% and he had 243 saves this year. For his career he had 1,081 saves, ranking 10th in the country all time and seventh in New York State. He was a U.S. Lacrosse All-American, a three-time captain and a four-time first-team all-star.
Crossley is not only the goalie of the year, but he is also the All-STSR Defensive Player of the Year.
The first team includes Crossley in goal, Hart in the midfield and Grimaldi on the attack.
The other attackers on the first team were Patrick Carpenter of Horseheads and Mikey Gigliotti, while the other midfielders were Nate Tenbus of Horseheads, Ben Wilcox of Corning and Kaiden Green of Elmira.
The defenders on the first team were Corning’s Luke Plumley, Horseheads’ Marshall Winkky, Dillon Kennedy of Corning and Matthew Baker of Horseheads.
The first team had a second goalie on it with Sam Brenen-Buseck on the first team for Elmira.
The second team included Ryan Stukey of Elmira, Notre Dame’s Kellan Murphy, Corning’s Nick Volpe and Horseheads’ Alex Johanson, Aaron Aepelbacher and Landen Snyder at attack.
Shane Maloney of Notre Dame, Domanik West of Horseheads and Luca Neally of Corning are the second-team midfielders.
The second-team defensive player are Daniel Manning of Elmira, Samuel Pagano of Horseheads, Corning’s Aidan Crane and Griffin English of Notre Dame.
Eric Reazor of Corning is the second team goalie and Casey Klossner of Horseheads is a second-team face-off specialist.
BOYS’ LACROSSEPlayer of the year:
Ethan Hart, CorningGoalie of the year:
Grant Crossley, NDOffensive Player of the year:
Ethan Hart, CorningDefensive Player of the year:
Grant Crossley, NDNewcomer of the year:
Chris Grimaldi, CorningCoach of the year:
Chris Hogue, CorningFIRST TEAMAttack:
Patrick Carpenter, HorseheadsAttack:
Chris Grimaldi, CorningAttack:
Mikey Gigliotti, Corning Midfield:
Nate Tenbus, HorseheadsMidfield:
Ethan Hart, CorningMidfield:
Ben Wilcox, CorningMidfield:
Kaiden Green, ElmiraDefense:
Luke Plumley, CorningDefense:
Marshall Winkky, HorseheadsDefense:
Dillon Kennedy, CorningDefense
: Matthew Baker, HorseheadsGoalie:
Grant Crossley, NDGoalie:
Sam Brenen-Buseck, Elmira
Ryan Stukey, ElmiraAttack:
Kellan Murphy, NDAttack:
Alex Johanson, HorseheadsAttack:
Aaron Aepelbacher HorseheadsAttack:
Nick Volpe, CorningAttack:
Landen Snyder, HorseheadsMidfield:
Shane Maloney, NDMidfield:
Luca Neally, CorningMidfield:
Domanik West, HorseheadsDefense:
Daniel Manning, ElmiraDefense:
Samuel Pagano, HorseheadsDefense:
Aidan Crane, CorningDefense:
Griffin English, NDGoalie:
Eric Reazor, CorningFace-off specialist:
Casey Klossner, Horseheads
IN TOP PHOTO: Corning’s Ethan Hart. . . PHOTO BY BRIAN FEES
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