ATHENS WELL-REPRESENTED ON NTL ALL-STAR TEAM
By: Tim Birney | AthensWildcats.com | November 10, 2020 | Photo courtesy David Alliger
Athens had nine players recognized by NTL coaches as league all-stars, including two first-team selections, and four second-team honorees.
Sayre junior Mason Hughey was voted the league's "Co-Offensive Player of the Year." Hughey, who tallied 29 goals and four assists, was one of the best finishers in the league in 2020.
senior Will Poirier scored 24 goals and doled out 29 assists, and was
named the NTL “Most Valuable Player of the Year,” and his teammate —
senior Kaeden Mann — scored 19 goals and dished out eight assists and
was the other “Co-Offensive MVP.”
Wellsboro’s Zach Singer and Towanda’s Daniel Wright shared the “Co-Defensive MVP” honors.FIRST TEAM
Ethan Ryan, Wellsboro.Defenders
Zach Singer, Wellsboro;
Daniel Wright, Towanda; Landon Lantz, Athens;
Zach Rowland, Wellsboro. Midfield
Will Poirier, Wellsboro;Mason Hughey, Sayre;
Wyatt Hodlofski, Troy;
Taylor Nelson, NP-L.Forward / Striker
Jack Poirier, Wellsboro;
Joe Grab, Wellsboro;Nathan Quinn, Athens;.
Kaden Mann, Wellsboro;SECOND TEAM
Asher Ellis, Athens.Defender
Jon Wetzel, Wellsboro ;Jason Gao, Athens;
Connor Faust, Troy;Jia Yang Huang, Sayre;
Zach Hoffman, NP-L.Midfield
Travis Reynard, Athens;
Brayden Post, Sayre;
Nick Place, Towanda;
Caleb Morgan, Williamson;Tyler Chambers, Athens.Forward / Striker
Cody VanBenthuysen, Sayre;
Caiden Alexander, NP-L;
Logan Lambert, Towanda;
Brandon Kuhn, NEB.Honorable MentionGoalkeeperCole Gelbutis, Sayre.DefenderJames Benninger Jones, Athens;
Colby Blakeman, Athens;
Jacob Case, Troy;
Jared Jones, Towanda. Midfield
Isias Watkins, Troy;
Dustin Benedict, Wellsboro;
Brady Sparling, Troy.
Forward / Striker
Derek Litzelman, NP-L;Daniel Horton, Athens;
Jackson Brion, NP-L;
Sam Rudy, Wellsboro.