Morristown Boys Look To Build On Solid Foundation
MORRISTOWN - The Morristown Central Boys Soccer team will look to a build a successful NAC West Division season on a solid foundation. The Green Rockets feature eight seniors, five juniors and five sophomores in an 18-man roster and will open their 2019 campaign in the first round of the Tim Hennessy-Rod Thomas Memorial Tournament on Colton-Pierrepont today (Friday) against NAC West opponent Edwards-Knox at 4:30 p.m.
Host C-P meets St. Regis Falls in an NAC East matchup at 4:30 p.m..
"All but four of our players are returners this season so we should have a solid foundation. Our seniors have all stepped up as leaders for our team in some aspect. Ashton Colby and Cael Woodcock have really stood out so far as being the more dominant leaders to keep everyone motivated during practices," said Coach Vanessa Ross.
" I am excited about this season because we have a solid group that know how to work together and play as a team. Our rookie players have really shown growth since day one and are filling positions quite nicely. The Green Rocket seniors are Ashton Colby (defense), Austin Colby (forward), Masen LaPiene (midfield), Jonathan Leeson, Austin Stark (midfield), Tyler Tillich (forward), Cael Woodcock (defense) and Matthew Wright (defense).
Kade Marshall gives the Rockets a very experienced goaltender in a junior class which also features Hector Mendez Hernandez (forward), Tanner Ritchie (midfield), Wyatt Sullivan (forward) and Jonah Witherhead (midfield).
Sophomore performers are: Addison Colby (defense), Jack Evans (defense), Ethan Graveline, (defense), Tristin Simmons (forward) and Aaron Woodcock (midfield).