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SCHSHL JV Roundtable



The future of the SCHSHL is already here. Last season’s JV standouts have already begun to make their mark on the league. Many varsity hockey fans are already familiar with names like Alexander Clark (CSV), Jack Dolson (EI), Ryan Walsh (KPC), Nicolas Gigante (LWL),  J.T. Caruso (NPH), Michael DiGirolamo (SAC), Brendan Landrigan (SMH), James Schendorff (STA), Robert Huhne (WMP) and Thomas Albertelli (WIL). Now let’s turn our attention to the next wave of talent in the wings for each JV program.

Gavin Beisel 

Connetquot Sayville BBP T-Birds

Two years after his brother Colin led the varsity program to the SCHSHL County Finals, Gavin Beisel has made a name for himself in the Junior Varsity Divisions. The JV star has a team leading 6 goals and 8 points through nine games this season.

Names to Watch: Reilly Hanley, Joshua King, Nicolas Masio, Vincent Micileto, Theo Tanzi, Ella Trecco

Tierney Recenello – East Islip Chiefs

Recenello made his varsity debut against Sachem this past Sunday, but he is expected to finish the season at the Junior Varsity level. The EI forward plays a tenacious two hundred foot game that will endear him to fans at the next level. Recenello has scored 13 goals in 9 games with 16 points on the year at the JV level. 

Names to Watch: Peter Marazzito, Mathew Saccone, Edmund Schmalenberger Niko Stavropoulos 

Corey Jacobs – Kings Park Commack Knights

The KPC blue liner has all the makings of a top of the lineup varsity defenseman. Through just eight games this season, Jacobs has scored five goals and garnered five assists.  

Names to Watch: Domenic Belcastro, Gavin Boccord, Connor Cocco, Brady Eble, Ryan Hoenigmann, Joseph Mezzasalma, Jackson Murray 

Oleg Zylukovskyy –  Longwood Lions

The rangy defenseman has high end four way mobility which he uses to suppress opponents scoring chances. Zylukovskyy has played big minutes for a Longwood team that has given up the third fewest goals against this year. The Lions blue liner excels at creating looks for himself and teammates in transition.

Names to Watch: Alexander D’Amico, Grayson Benoit, Christopher Ballaro, Michael Clemente, Collin Kelly, Sebastian Martins, Brandon Nicotri

Harold Stauffer – Middle Country Cougars

The Cougars power forward is averaging a hat trick per game with 25 goals in just nine games this season. Stauffer has a league leading 36 points on the campaign.

Names to Watch: Thomas Granahan, Steven Graziano, Andrew Ianconne, Ian McGee, Declan Munkwitz, Thomas Pelio, Salvatorre Riccio, Brett Spiers 

Thomas Urbanski – Northport Huntington Tigers

What’s not to like about a goaltender with good size and mobility? Especially when they are as technically sound as Urbanski is. 

Names to Watch: Justin Cahn, Ronan Driscoll, Finnian Driscoll, Jacob Guzzardo, Caroline Mitek, Ayden Shear

Luke Tannenbaum – PatMed Raiders

The former JV All-Star is tied for the league lead in minutes played this season. Tannanbaum has allowed just twenty-three goals through ten starts with two shutouts on the season. 

Names to Watch: Luca Azzara, Rocco Azzara, Alexander Gapanoff, Michael Marturiello, Michael Noone, Jake Raineri, Jake Strong, Christian Surriano, Gabriel Vignatto II

Chase Saunders – Sachem

After scoring thirteen goals during the 2022-2023 season, Saunders has picked up right where he left off. The Sachem star has 16 goals and 10 assists this season.

Names to Watch: Mathew Bispo, James Drago, Caiden Marcus, CJ Pena, Mathew Pena, Anthony Pergollizi, Logan Stoltenberg

Joseph Bono – Smithtown Hauppauge Bulls JV Blue

The two-way center plays with a snarl you can’t teach. Bono hasn’t found the back of the net yet, but his ability to win faceoffs and puck battles will endear him to coaches and fans at the next level. 

Names to Watch: Jimmy Rao, Ryan Sapugay, Nicolas Serpico, Emma Sherwood

Dean Falcone – Smithtown Hauppauge Bulls JV Red

The two-way blue liner has 8 goals in 9 games this season with 12 total points on the year. Falcone scored the lone Bulls goal in his varsity debut against the T-Birds.

Names to Watch: Christian Agovino, Jacob Caradonna, Marcus D’Ericco, Connor Dubeau, Aidan Landrigan, Jack Pring, Michael Wagner

William Bisogno – St. Anthony’s JV Black Friars

The Friars forward lit the lamp four times in a key win against the Middle Country Cougars. Bisogno has recorded eight points in his teams last two wins. 

Names to Watch: Jack Frisch, Peter Kelly, Brady Reinhart, Vito Sacino, Nicolas Schroeder

Nicholas Busa – St. Anthony’s JV Gold Friars

Busa is a dynamic skater who uses his speed to create scoring chances for both himself and his teammates. The JV star has scored 19 goals so far this season.

Names to Watch: Mark Berner, Christian Buttacavoli, Benjamin Caraher, Michael Carrasco JR Jeffrey Grasso, John Iwankiw, Logan Norris, Ethan Weissbard

Jacob Sandak – Ward Melville Patriots

Sandak’s speed and skill has shined for Ward Melville this season. Through ten games, the Patriots leading scorer has 4 goals and 1 assist.

Names to Watch: Kenneth Allen, Deaglan Farrell, Anthony Giantinoto, Hayden Jarit, Bryce Peregosky

Ryan Flynn – West Islip Lions

The Lions blue liner has a motor that never stops running. Flynn plays a hard nosed two-way game and has chipped in on offense with three key goals this season.

Names to Watch: James Aspenti, Anthony Clemente Jr, Michael Durso, Caitlin McNamee, Raymond Pierce

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