TEAM: Wyoming Area Warriors

COLORS: Green, Gold & White

COACH: Randy Spencer, 13th Season (79-58)

PIAA: Class 3A

2020 CONFERENCE: WVC Division 2

2019 RECORD: 14-1 (4-0 in conference)

RECORD LAST FIVE SEASONS: 41-19

STADIUM: Jake Sobeski Stadium

OFFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING: 5

DEFENSIVE STARTERS RETURNING: 4

OFFENSIVE SCHEME: Pro/Spread

DEFENSIVE SCHEME: Multiple

2020 PREVIEW

Wyoming Area won their first state championship and also the first football title for a District 2 team since 1997. It would be an incredible feat to achieve that accomplishment again, but the Warriors have enough returning players combined with some young skill players to at least make an attempt to go on that journey again.

Jake Williams takes over at quarterback while Colby Gashi is the new fullback. Leo Haros did get some playing time in 2019 and will be the starting tailback. Drew Mruk, Vincenzo Giambra and Jaden Rusyn will be depth in the backfield. Usama Alansari, Rocco Pizano and Adam Sigman will be the new receiving corp while Mike Clark and Blaise Sokach-Minnick will see time at tight end.

The strength of the offense and the reason Wyoming Area will be a contender again is they return four offensive lineman. Bryce Hinkle, Nick Elko, Nasir Condry and Shawn Kostak were starters last season. Ryan Gilpin will be lone newcomer up front.

The defensive line will see more two-way players this season with Rusyn, Elko, Hinkle, Kostak and Sokach-Minnick getting playing time in the trenches. All have some experience from last season. Mruk started as a freshman and Condry, Gashi, Rich Hyzinski, and Arron Crossley will see time at linebacker. Haros and Williams are returning starters in the secondary while Pizano, Alansari and Sigman will compete for roles at defensive back.

Rusyn has experience in the kicking game. Sydney Kruska and Alansari will also be involved. Sokach-Minnick is a Division I long snapper prospect.

2020 Wyoming Area Roster

#PlayerPositionGradeHeightWeight
1Garret PocceschiRB105'6125
2John MorganWR115'9140
3Rocco PizanoWR115'10170
5Aaron CrossleyRB95'10195
6Cooper PriceRB115'9155
10Nick GeorgeWR115'5125
11Matt PelleschiOL115'8180
12Evan MelbergerWR115'7150
14Usamah AlansariWR116'1170
15Blaise Sokach-MinnickQB116'3200
16Nico SciandraRB115'9165
17Jacob WilliamsQB126'1195
19Vincenzo NovaWR115'7150
21Drew MrukRB106'0205
22Leonardo HarosRB115'10170
24Sydney KruszkaK125'5200
25Colby GashiRB125'10200
27, 59Jayden RusynTE116'1230
30Vincenzo GiambraRB125'9175
36Joe MarrancaRB105'10165
38Matt SkilongerWR125'9165
40Matt RagantesiRB115'7150
42Rich HizynskiRB115'10180
43Keegan RusynRB105'7170
45Dylan RosatiWR115'8140
46Daniel AngusTE125'8185
47Jerrel ChepalonisWR125'9150
50Russell VanAukenOL105'10200
51Bryce HinkleOL125'9205
52Nasir CondryOL125'9235
53AJ MerlinoOL536'1200
54Matt ClarkeOL115'11285
57Owen KellyOL116'3250
58Ethan SpeeceOL106'0250
60Russ HerronOL116'1180
64Vincent BowersOL125'11200
66Shawn KostakOL126'1235
68Jaleem DeJesusOL125'8190
69Nicholas ElkoOL116'3310
71Sal MansiOL116'4300
72Tyler BrzozowskiOL115'10240
73Ryan GilpinOL736'0270
74Kameron BarberOL115'8250
76Anthony VanAukenOL95'10230
82Michael ClarkTE116'2225
86Riley KnaubTE105'10190
88Adam SigmanWR125'8150
94Justin FrancisTE106'2200
95Jose DeJesusFB105'6150
99Erik TrasciattiWR115'9150