Lyndonville/Medina spikers have veteran squad and new coach

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 30 August 2017 at 8:51 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – New Lyndonville/Medina boys varsity volleyball Coach Kerry Papaj meets here with the Tigers veteran players. In front are Jacob Houseman, Mason Pecoraro and Justin Corser. In back are Dan Squire, Luke Isaacson and Chris Goyette. Missing from the photo are Christian Hahn and Steven Kage.

Led by a group of eight veteran players, the Lyndonville/Medina boys volleyball team is prepping to begin its third season of varsity competition with new Coach Kerry Papaj at the helm.

Seniors Mason Pecoraro, Christian Hahn, Jacob Houseman and Luke Isaacson head the Tigers veteran contingent which also includes juniors Dan Squire and Justin Corser and sophomores Chris Goyette and Steven Kage.

“We do have some experience back but we’re still building,” said Papaj who previously coached the Tigers girls varsity team.

Lyndonville/Medina, which plays a non league schedule as no other Genesee Region League or Niagara-Orleans League schools have boys volleyball, will open the season at home Thursday against Brockport.

August: 31 – Brockport, 6 p.m.

September: 7 – at St. Francis, 5 p.m.; 9 – vs. North Rose-Wolcott at Pavilion, TBA.; 12 – at Cardinal O’Hara, 5 p.m.; 15 – vs. Wayne and Sodus at Sodus, 5 p.m.; 16 – vs. Midlakes at Pavilion, TBA; 19 – at NE/NW Rochester, 4:30 p.m.; 29 – vs. Wayne at Medina, 5 p.m.; 30 – Pavilion (10 a.m.) and Wayne (1 p.m.)

October: 5 – at SOTA, 4:30 p.m.; 10 – O’Hara, 7 p.m.; 18 – St. Francis, 7 p.m.; 20 – vs. Midlakes and North Rose- Wolcott at Midlakes, TBA.