Tigers News · Throwback Thursday: Looking Back and Celebrating the Boys Soccer State Run


This past school year, the boys Soccer team made it to the Division II state championship for the first time in school history! Howland was the first Trumbull County team, boys or girls, to make it to the soccer state championship. Led by All-District players–Jordan Sperling, Austin Stassinis, and Pano Gentis, Peter Lerakis, Gabe Altawil, and Lucas Brill and All-County players–Pasquale Carannante, Christian Cano, Conor Burwell, and Gabe Lisi. The team was also the Red Tier AAC Champions, Division II District Champions, and the Division II Regional Champions. Their State Runner-up finish ties the best team finish in school history with the 1952 Baseball team.

2019 Boys Soccer Team–DII District Champions, Regional Champions, State Runners-up!

FRONT ROW (l. to r.): Giovanni Lisi, Pano Gentis, Peter Lerakis, Kameron Kramp, Donato Marsco, Logan Armitage, Andrew Yassall, Christian Cano, Conor Burwell   ROW 2 (l. to r.): Coach Benji Rush, Sam Morgart, Joe Goldberg, Kylan Mowatt-Larssen, Pasquale Carannante, Vasili Gentis Guillermo Fuentes Gonzalez, Bryce Lesh, Jackson Schmitz, Jet Hua, Christian Darrin   ROW 3 (l. to r.): Coach Josh Lubich, Nick Durig, Sam Mastorides, Christo Kelly, Fernando Ramos, Owen Allison, Jordan Sperling, Lucas Brill, Gabe Lisi, Austin Stassinis, Max Parise, Coach Brian Stiles   ROW 4 (l. to r.): Nate Rollison, Pano Glaros, Jak Kenney, Myles Gamichia, Gavin Walls, Zach Lewis, Gabriel Altawil, Alexander Bakeris