Four Eagles named to senior boys all-star squad; Phillip Tasedan named MVP

St. Mary’s Eagles

WATERLOO REGION (December 5, 2013) – Philip Tasedan of St. Mary’s HS earned his first District 8 MVP honour as the league announced its 2013-14 boys volleyball all-stars on Thursday.

Tasedan was named the top player in the league leading the Eagles to a perfect 10-0 regular season and a silver medal at the District 8 championship.

Paul Tasedan joined his brother on the senior first team along with teammate Alejandro Reinosa.  Chris Watorowski claimed second team honours with the Eagles posting a total of four players on the senior all-star squad.

Woodland CHS and Rockway MC each managed three players apiece.  Woodland, who captured the District 8 championship over St. Mary’s, had Shane Clarke, Kevin Frank earn first team honours while Nathan Katerberg captured a second team honour.  Rockway’s Nathan Martin rounded out the first team while Quentin Richter and Lukas Winter were named to the second team.

John Elten, a right side from the St. Benedict Saints, and Sebastian Grasso from the Monsignor Doyle Mustangs rounded out the second team selections.

On the junior side, District 8 champion Woodland saw Erick Katerberg and Brendan Vandergeest earn first team honours while Rockway had Nathan Hebel and Zack Kehl named to the first team.  St. David’s Mason Cumming and Evan Rodenburg of St. Benedict’s rounded out the first team.

Rockway placed two more players on the junior second team with Joel Gingerich and Jake Schapansky. Other second team players included St. David’s Florian Bruckeder  and John McElroy along with Lucas Gear of St. Benedict and Spencer Carrick of Woodland.

2013-14 District 8 Senior Boys Volleyball All-Stars

MVP: Philip Tasedan (St. Mary’s HS)

First Team (Senior)

Shane Clarke Setter 11 Woodland CHS
Kevin Frank Power 11 Woodland CHS
Nathan Martin Setter 12 Rockway MC
Alejandro Reinosa Setter 12 St. Mary’s HS
Paul Tasedan Power 12 St. Mary’s HS
Philip Tasedan Power 11 St. Mary’s HS

Second Team (Senior)

John Elten Right Side 11 St. Benedict CSS
Sebastian Grasso Setter/ Power 11 Monsignor Doyle CSS
Nathan Katerberg Middle 12 Woodland CHS
Quentin Richter Power 12 Rockway MC
Chris Watorowski Middle 12 St Mary’s HS
Lukas Winter Right Side 11 Rockway MC

2013-14 District 8 Junior Boys Volleyball All-Stars

First Team (Junior)

Mason Cumming Power 10 St. David
Nathan Hebel Libero 10 Rockway MC
Eric Katerberg Middle 10 Woodland CHS
Zack Kehl Setter 10 Rockway MC
Evan Rodenburg Middle 10 St. Benedict CSS
Brendan Vandergeest Power 10 Woodland CHS

Second Team (Junior)

Florian Bruckeder Power 10 St. David CSS
Spencer Carrick Libero 10 Woodland CHS
Lucas Gear Setter 10 St. Benedict CSS
Joel Gingerich Power 10 Rockway MC
John McElroy Setter 10 St. David CSS
Jake Schapansky Right Side 10 Rockway MC