Neshaminy look­ing to re-tool

The Advance of Bucks County - - SPORTS - By Steve Sher­man

Buck­sLo­calS­ports Ed­i­tor

NESHAMINv is also a team that is go­ing to be look­ing to re-tool this sea­son afWHU HXSHULHQFLQJ VLJQL­fiFDQW de­par­tures in the spring.

Gone is the Redskins lead­ing rusher Sean rlmer along with wide re­ceiver Bobby Marterella and de­fen­sive line­man hiser Terry, a 6-3, 220-pound end who com­mit­ted to Tem­ple. rlmer, Marterella and Terry were cap­tains and ad­di­tion­ally, quar­ter­back Joe Bianchino has also grad­u­ated.

Of Neshaminy’s offensive line in 2011 — John Bell, Joseph Devon­shire, Chris hut­su­bos, Alex Mchen­zie, Ian Water­bury and tight end Tadas haru­se­vi­cius, only Mchen­zie and Water­bury have re­turned.

Of all the afore­men­tioned play­ers, rlmer may be the tough­est to re­place af­ter rush­ing for more than 1,100 yards in 2010 and over 1,200 yards in 2011.

Neshaminy went 4-3 in its fiUVW VHYHQ JDPHV ODVW VHD­son be­fore re­bound­ing with wins over SOL Na­tional ri­vals Tru­man (31-0), Wil­liam Ten­nent (39-15) and Penns­bury.

The ‘Skins lost to both SOL Na­tional Con­fer­ence co-cham­pi­ons CR South (41-17) and Abing­ton (3521) in ad­di­tion to a tough 17-14 loss to CR North, which had just one league win in its pos­ses­sion at that point in the sea­son.

Neshaminy showed it was a force to be reck­oned with how­ever, when it out­paced sec­ond-place Penns­bury, 24-7, LQ WKH fiQDO WHHN RI WKH reg­u­lar sea­son be­fore go­ing 1-1 in dis­tricts in­clud­ing a win over rnionville (28-0) and a loss to Dis­trict One FKDPSLRQ DQG 3,AA fiQDOLVW North Penn (21-7).

In ad­di­tion to Water­bury, the Red­skin cap­tains for 2012 are QB-WR-DB Justin An­drews TE-DL Luke Car- re­zola and WR-LB Steve Olen­ski.

Neshaminy opens the sea­son this Fri­day, Aug. 31 ver­sus Philadel­phia Pub­lic League ri­val North­east. The ac­tion kicks off at 6 p.m. at Char­lie Martin Memo­rial Sta­dium near Cottman and Summerdale av­enues.


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