Post 863 – Team Preview 2022: Woodstown Wolverines

Woodstown Wolverines   

2021: 

  • 9-3 
  • Lost to Woodbury in the South Jersey Group 1 sectional final 
  • Beat Shore in the semifinals and Middlesex in the first round 
  • Scored 322 points: 26.83 average 
  • Allowed 111 points: 9.25 average 
  • Wins included Salem, Penns Grove, and Absegami 
  • Losses were to St. Thomas Aquinas and Paulsboro 

Graduation: 

  • QB/LB Austin Leyman – Kutztown 
  • WR James Verton – McDaniel 
  • OL/DL Matt Telsey – Salisbury 
  • DB Jordan Carey – Stevenson 
  • WR Miguel Baldwin – Sussex County Community College 

Offense: 

  • Formation: Spread WIng-T with gun and triple option 
  • Returning Starters: 7 

Quarterback: 

  • Max Webb, Junior, 5-11, 165 – returning co-starter and starter in 2020; also played wide receiver last year 

Running Back: 

  • James Hill, Junior, 5-11, 180 – 3-year starter 
  • Andrew Darlea, Senior, 6-0, 210 – played often the last two years 

Wide Receiver: 

  • Bryce Belinfanti, Sophomore, 5-8, 160 – projected starter in the slot; started two games and may also see action at running back 
  • Garrett Leyman, Sophomore, 6-5, 170 – competing
  • David Harvey, Senior, 6-3, 190 – competing; started on defense 
  • Carter Orlandini, Sophomore, 5-7, 150 – competing 
  • Colin Webb, Sophomore, 5-11, 145 – competing 

Tight End: 

  • Will Haines, Senior, 6-0, 180 – 3-year starter 

Offensive Line: 

  • Shawn Gerrity, Senior, 6-4, 250 – 3-year starter at right tackle 
  • Damian Eichler, Junior, 6-4, 295 – returning starter at left tackle 
  • Anthony Bonowski, Senior, 5-9, 200 – returning starter at center 
  • Jack Knorr, Junior, 6-3, 220 – projected starter at right guard; started several games at center 
  • Walter Carter, Sophomore, 5-7, 200 – competing at left guard 
  • Blake Wenzel, Senior, 6-1, 170 – competing at left guard 
  • Andrew Hirst, Senior, 6-0, 230 – competing at left guard 
  • Andre Sinou, Junior, 6-2, 215 – competing at left guard 

Defense: 

  • Formation: 3-3 Stack 
  • Returning Starters: 5 

Defensive Line: 

  • Damian Eichler, Junior, 6-4, 295 – returning starter at nose guard 
  • Shawn Gerrity, Senior, 6-4, 250 – 3-year starter at tackle 
  • Walter Carter, Sophomore, 5-7, 200 – competing at the opposite tackle 
  • Andrew Darlea, Senior, 6-0, 210 – competing at the opposite tackle  
  • Andrew Hirst, Senior, 6-0, 230 – competing at the opposite tackle 
  • Andre Sinou, Junior, 6-2, 215 – competing at the opposite tackle 
  • Blake Wenzel, Senior, 6-1, 170 – competing at the opposite tackle 

Linebacker: 

  • David Harvey, Senior, 6-3, 190 – returning starter on the weak side stack 
  • Zach Bevis, Junior, 5-10, 175 – returning starter in the middle stack 
  • Jack Knorr, Junior, 6-3, 220 – projected starter on the strong side tack 
  • Bobby Donahue, Sophomore, 5-8, 170 – competing on the inside stack linebackers 
  • James Hill, Junior, 5-11, 180 – 3-year starter on the outside 
  • Will Haines, Senior, 6-0, 180 – competing at the other outside linebacker 
  • Bryce Belinfanti, Sophomore, 5-8, 160 – competing at the other outside linebacker 

Secondary: 

  • Max Webb, Junior, 5-11, 165 – projected starter at safety and started several games 
  • Bryce Belinfanti, Sophomore, 5-8, 160 – competing at opposite corner if he does not play outside linebacker 
  • Carter Orlandini, Sophomore, 5-7, 150 – competing at opposite corner 
  • Garrett Leyman, Sophomore, 6-5, 170 – competing at opposite corner

Special Teams: 

  • Junior James Hill returns as kicker and punter 
  • Hill and Belinfanti are the return men 

Schedule: 

  • Friday, 9/2, at Haddon Heights 
  • Friday, 9/9, Paulsboro at home 
  • Friday, 9/16, Deptford at home 
  • Friday, 9/23, at Glassboro 
  • Saturday, 10/1, at Salem 
  • Saturday, 10/8, at Woodbury 
  • Friday, 10/14, Haddonfield at home 
  • Friday, 10/21, Penns Grove at home 

Concerns: 

  • Looking at past success 
  • Replacing wide receivers and defensive backs 

Recruiting: 

  • Harvey and Gerrity are 1-AA/D2 
  • Others are D3 possibilities 
  • Underclassmen: 
  • James Hill and Eichler have Temple offers, with more to come  
  • Max Webb could end up anywhere from 1-AA to D3 

Coach’s Comments: 

“We were successful last year and we have a lot of guys returning. My concern is not to get ahead of ourselves and go one game at a time. We like what we have and we are in a very tough division with a tough schedule and we are excited for the challenge.” – Head Coach John Adams 

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