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All-Sentinel: Trinity jr. Danny Scott

Player of the Year

All-Sentinel: Trinity jr. Danny Scott

Danny Scott, jr., midfield, Trinity — Part of a dangerous duo with Drew Godfrey, Scott turned heads in his junior season and cemented himself as one of the most versatile weapons for the squad. With a keen eye for setting up plays, getting around defenses and pinpointing the perfect shot for a goal, Scott was a dominant force in the Mid-Penn all season long. He finished with 80 goals and 24 assists. There's a lot of potential in the Loyola commit's senior season. 2018 All-Sentinel First Team.

Coach of the Year

Dave Heisey, Trinity — As the defending District 3 Class 2A champs, there was a lot of focus on what Trinity would do in a repeat effort. Heisey and his team didn't disappoint, even if they were denied their second district title by Lancaster Country Day in the quarterfinals. The Shamrocks captured the Mid-Penn Commonwealth crown with a 7-0 record (13-5 overall), finished fourth at districts and made a PIAA appearance.

First Team

Drew Godfrey, so., attack, Trinity

Trinity’s Drew Godfrey ended his second year with the team with 78 goals and 21 assists.

Drew Godfrey, so., attack, Trinity — When you've got around four Division I schools looking at you in your sophomore year, you know you've got some talent. Godfrey, like Scott, was one of the most explosive and versatile players for the Shamrocks and his stats showed it. He ended his second year with the team with 78 goals and 21 assists. 2018 All-Sentinel First Team.

Easton Lanclos, jr., attack, Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley’s Easton Lanclos, front, ended his junior season with 38 goals and 21 assists.

Easton Lanclos, jr., attack, Cumberland Valley — An all-around, go-to captain, Lanclos was all over the field in any position to help the team. Whether it was scoring himself or setting someone else up, Lanclos was one of the best at it. He ended his junior season with 38 goals and 21 assists. 2018 All-Sentinel First Team.

Eric Hoover, jr., attack, Carlisle

Carlisle's Eric Hoover ended his junior season with 58 goals and 25 assists.

Eric Hoover, jr., attack, Carlisle — One of the best for the Thundering Herd, Hoover was an explosive goal-scorer and play-maker, and Carlisle is undoubtedly glad they'll have such a versatile player for another year. He ended his junior season with 58 goals and 25 assists. 2018 All-Sentinel Honorable Mention.

Jared Plessinger, sr., midfield, Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley’s Jared Plessinger, left, ended his final year with 54 goals and six assists.

Jared Plessinger, sr., midfield, Cumberland Valley — A senior captain and a truly versatile talent, Plessinger's vision on the field was outstanding (he was a three-year starting QB, after all) when it came to either scoring goals or making plays. He's headed to Duquesne University in the fall after a season that included 54 goals and six assists. 2018 All-Sentinel Second Team.

Zach Ihnat, sr., midfield, Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg's Zach Ihnat became the first 100-goal scorer for the program and its all-time leading scorer.

Zach Ihnat, sr., midfield, Mechanicsburg — Ihnat will be missed on the Wildcats' roster next season. He became the first 100-goal scorer for the program and its all-time leading scorer. He's off to James Madison University after notching 46 goals and 18 assists (115 goals, 53 assists in his career) in his final season. 2018 All-Sentinel Second Team.

Croix Teter, fr., midfield, Trinity

Trinity’s Croix Teter, front, ended his first year with 43 goals.

Croix Teter, fr., midfield, Trinity — Nicked "Silent X," Teter became a solid goal-scorer for the Shamrocks in his debut campaign. He ended his first year with 43 goals and looks to have several more productive years ahead of him. 

Drew Zak, sr., LSM, Trinity

Trinity’s Drew Zak, right, ended his senior season with 68 ground balls and 28 takeaways.

Drew Zak, sr., LSM, Trinity — Arguably the best long stick midfielder around, Zak led the front line of the Trinity defense in a district title defense that fell short. With 68 ground balls and 28 takeaways in his senior season, the Shamrocks will have a tough time replacing him next season. 

Cole Gehman, sr., SSM, Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg's Cole Gehman ended his final season with 56 ground balls and 24 caused turnovers.

Cole Gehman, sr., SSM, Mechanicsburg — Gehman was a Wildcat you'd find all over the field. He had the ability to play solid defense but also tack on a goal or make a play. He ended his final season with 56 ground balls, 24 caused turnovers, nine goals and 15 assists.

Riley Johnson, sr., FOGO, Trinity

Trinity’s Riley Johnson, front, ended his final lacrosse season with 100 ground balls and a 75% face off percentage.

Riley Johnson, sr., FOGO, Trinity — Quick on his feet, Johnson utilized his hockey skills to become the go-to face-off specialist for the Shamrocks. Heading to camp for the North American Hockey League in July, Johnson ended his final lacrosse season with 100 ground balls, a 75% face-off percentage and 11 goals. 2018 All-Sentinel Honorable Mention.

Gabe Gray, sr., defense, Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley's Gabe Gray ended with 49 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers.

Gabe Gray, sr., defense, Cumberland Valley  One of the best in close quarters, Gray was a pivotal part of the Eagles defense all season. The senior captain had 49 ground balls, 17 caused turnovers and a goal and assist to boot.

Matt Funk, jr., defense, Trinity

Trinity's Matt Funk ended his junior season with 59 ground balls and 31 takeaways.

Matt Funk, jr., defense, Trinity — A talented all-around defenseman, Funk was right there to stonewall anyone that dared challenge him. He ended his junior season with 59 ground balls and 31 takeaways. 2018 All-Sentinel Second Team.

Max Ihnat, so., defense, Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg's Max Ihnat ended his sophomore season with 22 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers.

Max Ihnat, so., defense, Mechanicsburg — Still climbing the ranks among the best on defense for the Wildcats, Ihnat turned heads this season with his ability to shut down offenses. He ended his sophomore season with 22 ground balls, 22 caused turnovers, a goal and two assists.

Ben Herbster, jr., goalie, Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley goalkeeper Ben Herbster ended his junior season with 201 saves and an average of 10.6 saves per game.

Ben Herbster, jr., goalie, Cumberland Valley — A solid choice between the pipes and the main option for the Eagles, Herbster helped in CV's fight with the top teams of the Mid-Penn Commonwealth. With 201 saves and an average of 10.6 saves per game, CV is undoubtedly glad they will have him back for another year. 2018 All-Sentinel Honorable Mention.

Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention: Rhys McCarver, so., attack, Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley's Rhys McCarver 

Owen Hacker, jr., Carlisle; Zach Davinroy, FOGO, Carlisle; Tommy Reilly, sr., midfield, Cedar Cliff; Ben Sheker, sr., attack, Cedar Cliff; Wil Sheker, sr., defense, Cedar Cliff; Rhys McCarver, so., attack, Cumberland Valley; Max Krevsky, so., midfield, Cumberland Valley; Steven Dimino, jr., defense, Cumberland Valley; Sam Orner, sr., attack, Mechanicsburg; Jonah Baum, sr., attack, Mechanicsburg; Ben Plastina, sr., defense, Mechanicsburg; Matthew Brenizer, attack, Northern; Tim Geiser, LSM, Northern; John Greene, LSM, Red Land; Michael Daylor, SSM, Red Land; Mark Centurione, sr., midfield, Trinity; Nate Miller, sr., LSM, Trinity; Connor Knittle, jr., defense, Trinity; Jack Penwell, jr., midfield, Trinity; Mike Coleman, so., attack, Trinity.

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All-Sentinel teams are selected by the sports staff at the end of each season with the input of area coaches as needed. Stats and information provided by the teams or from the information provided to The Sentinel throughout the year.

Provided photos: Mechanicsburg's Zach Ihnat, Max Ihnat and Cole Gehman (Abby Schultz); Cumberland Valley's Gabe Gray (Megan Erway); Trinity's Matt Funk (Greg Simpson).

Email Mallory at mmerda@cumberlink.com or follow her on Twitter @MalloryMerda

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