2021-2022 Winter Sports Preview


Daelin Brown

FILE PHOTO: Winter sports returns to NPHS this month, and with the world slowly returning to normal, instense NPHS gym scenes like this one in 2018 could be on the horizon. (Photographer: Daelin Brown 2018)

Team: North Penn Boys Basketball

Coach: John Conrad – 11th year

Assistant coaches: Steve Norman, Steve Pierantozzi, Zach Quigley

Last year’s record: 

League Record 6-4

Overall Record: 12- 7 (including playoffs)

Notable losses:

Josh Jones (Louisville for soccer), 

Billy Coley

Key returners:

Joe Larkins (5’10 senior guard)

Mario Sgro (5’9 junior guard)

Ryan Zeltt (6’4 junior forward)

Others to watch:

Ryan Deininger (6’2 junior forward)

Milind Pulugura (6’4 senior forward)


3 returning starters from last year’s team.

Question Marks:

Size and post presence. After graduating Jones and Coley, we will need to find away to replace 37 points and 16 rebounds per game.


We have a lot of new faces in the program. Culture and chemistry will be more important than X’s and O’s for this group.


All SOL Continental conference games


Team: North Penn Wrestling

Coach: Robert Shettsline- 28 years as head coach, 6 years as assistant coach

Assistant coaches: Rich O’Neill, Thomas Michaels,

Last year’s record:

Overall Record 6-3 

League Record 5-0 

Notable losses: 

Eddie Galang

Nophir Harrell

Ben Sanfelice

Key returners:

Will Morrow 12th 160lbs

Michael Cliver 10th 145lbs

Dylan Verway 12th 172lbs

Others to watch: 

Brayden Shannon 10th 152lbs

Strengths/Question Marks:

We are glad to have some lightweights back in the line-up this year, last year we were forfeiting the first two weight classes. We should be strong thru the middle of our line-up.


“A team goal every year is to win our league championship. We are happy to get back into some of our more prestigious tournaments in December! This better prepares our kids for the post-season. We also want to compete at district duals and qualify multiple wrestlers for the state championship tournament. We strive to help our wrestlers attain their personal goals.”


Team: Girls Basketball

Coach: Brianna Cullen 1st year

Assistant Coaches: Paul Collins, Kelly Secoda

Last year’s record: 


League record: 


Notable losses: 

Ally Lindsay 

Key Returners: 

Caleigh Sperling, Abby Plaugher, Olivia Stone 

Others to watch: 

Cameron Crowley, Kelly Donnelly


A lot of young and competitive talent 

Season Outlook: 

“Looking to have a comeback season after being shut down during COVID.”


Team: Ice Hockey

Coach: Kevin Vaitis-13th season

Assistant Coaches: Jimmy McKelvie, Matt Stella, Steve Galetta, and Frank Stumpo

Last year’s record: 6-9-1-1 

Notable Losses: 

Ryan Cunningham, 

Jeromy Porubski, 

Chase Mueller, 

Quinn Holt, 

Zach Cline, 

DJ Zeiger

Key players returning:

Sr. Justin Yothers (F)

Sr. Ben Mostochuk (D)

Sr. NichEbbinghaus (G)

Jr. Nolan O’Toole (F)

Jr. Tyler Porubski (D)

So. Joey Silvotti (F)

So. John Stinson (F).


The Knights will have a young team but a team that gained a lot of Varsity experience last season. The team will look for those young players to take a big step this year after graduating 9 players from last year’s team. The Knights will have a welcome addition with Nich Ebbinghaus back in net for his senior year. 

Games to watch: 

12/15 – vs. Pennridge (league favorite this year)

2/9 – at Pennsbury (last year’s champion)

2/16 (rival CB South in season finale)