The Wyoming Valley Conference recently released their boy’s volleyball all-star team, which was voted on by the WVC coaches.
Holy Redeemer middle hitter Ben Rachilla was named the Offensive Most Valuable Player, while Holy Redeemer libero Mike Mohutsky was named the Defensive MVP. Berwick head coach Sarah Warner was named Coach of the Year.
Delaware Valley senior Tyler Smith, Wyoming Valley West senior Tyler Klienbach, Berwick senior Gabe Oliver, Crestwood junior Michael Williams, Holy Redeemer senior Luke Nealon and North Pocono senior James Ildefonso joined Rachilla in offensive honors. The quintet was named to the offensive first team.
MVP: Ben Rachilla, MH, Holy Redeemer
Tyler Smith, OH, Delaware Valley
Tyler Klienbach, MH, Wyoming Valley West
Game Oliver, OH, Berwick
Michael Williams, S, Crestwood
Luke Nealon, MH, Holy Redeemer
James Ildefonso, MH, North Polcono
Josh Baranowski, OH, Nanticoke
Dylan Michael, OH, Berwick
Ethan Potter, S, Berwick
Luke Butzynski, OH, Holy Redeemer
Noah Jackson, MH, Crestwood
Avery Billings, MH, Tunkhannock
Joshu Croll, OPP, Delaware Valley
John Natiello, OH, Delaware Valley
Kyle Williams, OH/S, Coughlin
Liam Naturale, S, Delaware Valley
Nick Werkheiser, OH, Coughlin
Alec Divers, OH, Nanticoke
Evan Turner, MH, Tunkhannock
Colin Coles, OH, North Pocno
Vince Wojnar, MH, North Pocono
Justin Casey, OH, Nanticoke
MVP: Mike Mohutsky, L, Holy Redeemer
Carlos Castillo, L, Nanticoke
Oran Dowd, D, Delaware Valley
Joe Gayton, D, Coughlin
Frances Fermin, D, Hazleton Area
Justin Morman, L, North Pocono
Coach of the Year
Sarah Warner, Berwick
PSU announces time for Georgia State
The Nittany Lions will meet Georgia State for the first time in program history in a prime-time contest on Big Ten Network on Sept. 16.
The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. The contest will also be Penn State’s first against a Sun Belt opponent.
Previously announced, Penn State’s season opener against Akron on Sept. 2 will kick off at noon and air on ABC. Penn State’s home game against Pitt will kick off on Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m. on ABC, while the Homecoming game against Rutgers will kick off at noon on Nov. 11.
Penn State also learned the times for a pair of road games with a noon kickoff at Northwestern on Oct. 7 and a 3:30 p.m. start on FOX at Ohio State on Oct. 28.