Pennsbury Baseball Preview


Head coach: Joe Pesci (15th)  

Asst coaches: Dave Howe, John Crane, Kurt Kramp, Dennis Pesci, Mac Pesci (bat boy)

JV coaches: Ed Marshall, Shayne Ostrowsky   

Freshmen coaches: Alex Jacobs, Mike Thomas

2023 record: (16-5 Overall, 12-4 SOL) SOL Patriot Division Champs, District 1 Playoffs

Notable Losses:
Derek Dilorenzo (2023) RHP
Kayden Faulcon (2023) RHP -University of Pittsburgh
Jackson Freeman (2023) OF
Isaac Galarza (2023) RHP - Bucks CCC
Sam Labrecque (2023) INF/RHP -Peddie School post grad
LJ Nelson (2023) OF
Joe Tiroly (2023) INF/RHP - Rider University
Ryan Zuckerman (2023) INF/RHP - University of Pittsburgh

2024 Varsity Returners
Tyler Boraski (2024) C - Clarion University
Charlie Cordisco (2024) RHP/OF - St. Thomas Aquinas
Jordan Czerniak (2024) OF/LHP - Lackawanna College
Connor McCloskey (2024) RHP - Washington College
James Schaffer (2024) INF/RHP - Stoneybrook University
Ryan Webber (2025) INF/RHP - West Point
Eric David (2024) UTL
Tyce Dendler (2024) RHP
Ryan Forester (2024) C/INF
Colin Kelliher (2024) UTL
Michael Mercora (2024) OF
Ian Pollack (2024) LHP
Joe Beitler (2025) RHP/OF
Dylan Hirsh (2025) C/INF
Aidan Kenney (2025) RHP
Keller Bradley (2026) RHP
2024 Varsity Newcomers
Will Dykie (2025) OF/INF
Trip Hansbury (2025) 1B/OF
Evan Hawkes (2025) OF
Mason Keith (2025) RHP
Nathan Ray (2025) C
Ben Seidler (2025) OF
Carlton Crane (2026) INF
Nolan Kolanko (2026) 1B/C
Connor O’Brien (2026) RHP/1B

Outlook:  “We return 16 Varsity players including six starters. Among the returning starters are two-time 1st team 2B James Schaffer, 1st team Catcher Tyler Boraski, 1st team DH Jordan Czerniak, and 2nd team Pitcher Connor McCloskey. We also return starting CF Charlie Cordisco, starting pitcher Keller Bradley, as well as, multi-position Eric David and infielder Ryan Webber, who both saw starts and significant time. Dylan Hirsh, Michael Mercora, Colin Kelliher, Ryan Forester round out the returners who will add value in starting and supporting roles. Returning relievers Tyce Dendler, Ian Pollack, Aiden Kenney, and Joe Beitler will be joined by Mason Keith and Connor O’Brien to strengthen our deep pitching staff. Several strong newcomers - Will Dykie, Trip Hansbury, Evan Hawkes, Ben Seidler, Carlton Crane, and Nolan Kolanko - will compete for starts, at-bats, and bolster our bench.
Year after year, we compete in the strongest and most successful league and District in PIAA. Every division and crossover game is at the 6A level. With our depth and demanding schedule, we believe we will compete for an SOL Patriot Division title as well as in berths in the District 1 and State playoffs.”