Perkiomen Valley sends 21 student/athletes to next level

(Part 1 of 2) Twenty one (21) Perkiomen Valley High School seniors, representing 11 different sports and NCAA Division I, II and III levels in this grouping, announced their plans to continue their academic and athletic pursuits during virtual college signing/commitment days in May and February at the high school that were also attended by the families and coaches of the students. 

Photos provided by Perkiomen Valley athletic department

Zach Alderfer – Baseball – Penn State Harrisburg

Position: Outfield, Pitcher
Activities at PV: Baseball
Parents: Amy and Kevin Alderfer
Anticipated Major: Engineering
Brayden Basile – Football – Shippensburg
Position: Placekicker
Activities at PV: 4-year athlete/varsity letter winner in football, soccer, basketball
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Football - 2021 All-Academic Team Silver, All-PAC honorable mention in 2020 and 2021, nationally-ranked kicker by Kohl’s – #37 nationally, #3 in PA
Parents: Suzanne and William Basile
Anticipated Major: Undecided
Victoria Bruno – Lacrosse – Bloomsburg
Position: Attack
Activities at PV: Varsity lacrosse and golf 4 years
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Grade 12 Distinguished Honors
Parents: Michelle and Frank Bruno
Anticipated Major: Undecided
Ryan Carpico – Water Polo – Penn State Behrend
Activities at PV: Varsity water polo, swimming
Awards (Athletic/Academic): PV team captain and MVP Water Polo
Parents: Annemarie and Chris Carpico
Anticipated Major: International Business
Thomas Carroll – Lacrosse – Marywood
Position: Defense
Activities at PV: Football, Lacrosse, Link Crew
Honors (Athletic/Academic): National Honor Society, Distinguished Honors, 2021 All-PAC 1st team Defense
Parents: Lois and Dan Carroll
Anticipated Major: Business Management
Abby Chesshire – Gymnastics – Ithaca College (N.Y.)
Activities at PV: Level 10 Gymnast at Silvia’s Gymnastics
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Highest honors every marking period throughout high school
Parents: Kate and Jon Chesshire
Anticipated Major: Pre-Med
Justin Coates – Lacrosse – Neumann
Position: Defense
Activities at PV: Link Crew, lacrosse
Honors (Athletic/Academic): varsity letter, All-PAC honorable mention – Defense - 2021
Parents: Andrea and Ed Coates
Anticipated Major: Criminal Justice
Chris Continelli – Swimming – Penn State Behrend
Event: Backstroke
Activities at PV: varsity swimming 3 years, team captain senior year; varsity water polo 2 years, marching band (freshman year), Concert Band, 4 years
Honors (Athletic/Academic): All-time swimming program record lists for 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay
Parents: Brenda and Michael Continelli
Anticipated Major: Forensic Science
Ashley Derrick – Field Hockey – Susquehanna
Position: Goalie
Activities at PV: Water Polo, Field Hockey, Swimming
Awards (Athletic/Academic): Academic Honors, 2020 2nd team All-PAC goalie
Parents: Dracaena and Brian Derrick
Anticipated Major: Education
Cristina Dougherty – Field Hockey – La Salle
Position: Forward
Activities at PV: Field hockey, Thon
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Honor Roll 4 years; PV Most Improved Player, PV Offensive Spark, 2020 All-PAC 1st team Offense
Parents: Crisa and Michael Dougherty
Anticipated Major: Business/Undecided
Maya Fulmer – Lacrosse – Bloomsburg
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: National Honor Society, Link Crew, Mini-thon, Key Club
Honors (Athletic/Academic): NHS, PAC All-Academic, Honor Roll, PV Golf Scholarship
Parents: Tammy and Ken Fulmer
Anticipated Major: Nursing
Jeremy Hadler – Tennis – York College
Activities at PV: Tennis, Chess Club, Ultimate Frisbee, FCA, Key Club, Link Crew, Boy Scouts
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Eagle Scout
Parents: Jen and Eric Hadler
Anticipated Major: Sports Management
Matt Holmes – Soccer – Penn State Berks
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Soccer
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Highest/Distinguished Honors, Soccer - 4-year varsity starter, 2-year captain, 2017 – PV Varsity Rookie of the year, 2018 - PAC championship; 2019 – All-PAC Liberty 2nd team; 2020 – All-PAC first team, All-Area (Mercury) 1st team; Viking Pride Award
Parents: Terri and Derek Holmes
Anticipated Major: Chemistry/Pharmacy
Dillon Kane – Lacrosse – Marywood
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Soccer, Lacrosse
Honors (Athletic/Academic): PV Lacrosse Rookie of the Year, 2021 All-PAC Honorable Mention Midfielder
Parents: Jane and John Kane
Anticipated Major: Physician’s Assistant
Jacob Klosinski – Lacrosse – Immaculata
Position: Goalie
Activities at PV: Lacrosse
Honors (Athletic/Academic): 2021 All-PAC 2nd team Goalie
Parents: Heather and Dave Klosinski
Anticipated Major: Undecided
Ryan Lanza – Lacrosse – Hood College
Position: DM
Activities at PV: PV Class Vice President, School Newspaper, Football
Honors (Athletic/Academic): 2-time Spirit Award Winner for Lacrosse team
Parents: Ann Marie and Scott Lanza
Anticipated Major: Political Science
Tyler Lapetina – Basketball – Juniata
Position: Shooting guard
Activities at PV: Basketball, Baseball
Honors (Athletic/Academic): Academic honor roll, 2020-21 All-PAC Liberty 1st team, All-Area (Mercury) 1st team; leading scorer in area (19.1 ppg) for PAC Liberty champions
Parents: Mary and Bob Lapetina
Anticipated Major: Accounting and Finance
Marie Lindberger – Lacrosse – Stevens Institute
Position: Defense
Activities at PV: National Honor Society, lacrosse, field hockey, Link Crew, Mini-thon, Viking Buddies, PVYB
Honors (Athletic/Academic): 2020 PAC All-Academic field hockey, 2020 All-PAC Liberty 1st team defense
Parents: Barb and Don Lindberger
Anticipated Major: Engineering
Devon Ott – Water Polo – Penn State Behrend
Activities at PV: Swimming, Water Polo, Snowboarding
Honors (Athletic/Academic): PV Water Polo Best Defender
Parents: Dana and Joe Ott
Anticipated Major: Software Engineering
Michael Renner – Soccer – Penn State Harrisburg
Position: Goalie
Activities at PV: Soccer, West-Mont Premier Travel Team
Honors (Athletic/Academic): 2020 All-PAC 2nd team, All-Area (Mercury) 2nd team
Parents: Melissa and Chuck Renner
Anticipated Major: Risk Management
Saige Shine – Field hockey - Millersville
Position: Midfield
Activities at PV: Link Crew, PVTV, TAP, field hockey, Philly Hockey Club, PVYB Basketball, PVTBFH volunteer coach and referee
Honors (Athletic/Academic): 2020 – PV field hockey MVP, 1st team All-PAC, 1st team All-Area, 2nd team All-State, 2019 – PV field hockey Coaches Award, 2nd team All-PAC Liberty, 2nd team All-Area
Parents: Elizabeth and Todd Shine
Anticipated Major: Undecided