Boys Basketball Preview

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Noah Clemens

WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW - The North Penn Boys Basketball team gathers for a picture while at practice on December 1st, 2017. With key loses from last year, the team is looking for new players to step up.

Team:  North Penn Boys Basketball

Coach:  John Conrad – 7th year

Assistant coaches:  Jim Seaton, Glenn Westerlund, John Duke

Last year’s record:

League Record  13-1  

Overall Record:  21 – 7

Notable losses:

David Giuliani (Merrimack College), Derek Heiserman (Wilkes University), Noah Kwortnik (Iliinois Institute of Technology, soccer), Jason Prince (Delaware Valley College, football), Ricky Johns (West Virginia, football), Reece Udinski (Virginia Military Institute, football)

Key returners:   

Chris Coleman, 6’0, senior guard

AJ Mitchell, 6’0 junior guard

Others to watch:

Joey Lindsay, 6’0, senior guard

AJ Catanzaro, 6’1, senior guard

Strengths:

Quickness and experience at the guard position

Question Marks:  

Size and experience

Season Outlook

“We hope to be in a position to compete for the conference title and earn a spot in the district playoffs. Replacing 9 seniors will be a challenge,” said coach Conrad.

GAMES TO WATCH:  

NP vs. Pennsbury, December 12th @ 8:00 pm

NP vs. Abington, January 13th @ 2:00 pm