Bergen Catholic stars sign letters of intent
It’s no wonder why Bergen Catholic enjoyed such a successful season that included a second straight trip to the Non-Public Group 4 championship game: the Crusaders were anchored by impeccable senior leadership.
Several seniors who helped Nunzio Campanile continue to close the gap between Bergen Catholic and in-state rival Don Bosco Prep signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday morning.
Charles Wingate, Austin Devine, Ryan Finkel, Mike Gerst, James Horan and Hunter Kiselik were among the signees who are poised to become exceptional student-athletes at the next level.
Wingate, a star wide receiver and cornerback, signed with Bryant. He registered 49 total tackles on defense and added two touchdowns on offense as potent option alongside superstar junior John Tsimis.
Finkel, who sent his pledge to Johns Hopkins, served as another prime target for junior quarterback Jonathan Germano. He notched 26 catches for 429 yards and two scores.
Meanwhile, Gerst signed with Columbia after spending his senior campaign as one of the team’s vocal leaders. The dual-threat amassed 153 receiving yards and 428 rushing yards and five scores on the ground.
Horan, a top-flight offensive lineman, signed with UConn, while defensive end Hunter Kiselik will be attending Georgetown next fall.
Headlining the special teams players is the Lehigh-bound Devine, who averaged 36.9 yards per punt.
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