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All-Stars 2023 – Part 3

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Last week we took a look at all-star listings in both our Washington DC and the Lehigh Valley area for several sports.

This week we continue to honor the top athletes in their respective sports by highlighting the top achievers in the sports of tennis and baseball.

First, here are your Eastern Pennsylvania Conference top tennis players…

#1 Singles
Name School
Noah Potts Freedom
Josh Thomas Parkland
Roman Farhad Liberty
Eddy Chow Emmaus
Arman Makwana Bethlehem Catholic
Alex Rodriguez Nazareth
Timmy Spinosa Allentown Central Catholic High School
Daniel Trott Pocono Mountain East


Saucon Valley’s Deven Pandey was the District XI 2A tennis champion and Freedom’s Noah Potts captured the 3A title.

Next, here are the EPC-18 first and second team all-stars for baseball…

First Team
Name School Grade
Pitcher: Owen DeLong Parkland 12
Pitcher: John Galgon Liberty 12
Catcher: Reece D’Amico Liberty 12
Infielder: Jake Dally Nazareth 12
Infielder: Brayden Rader Bethlehem Catholic 11
Infielder: Nathan Loch Pleasant Valley 12
Infielder: Jerry Lambert East Stroudsburg South 12
Infielder: Jacob Rivera Liberty 11
Outfielder: Bo Barthol Parkland 12
Outfielder: Eric Wert Bethlehem Catholic 12
Outfielder: Matthew Munoz Pocono Mountain West 12
Utility: Aaron Schneider Allen 11

Most Valuable Player – Jake Dally, Nazareth

Second Team
Name School Grade
Pitcher: Gavin Sopko Pocono Mountain East 12
Pitcher: Adam Horvath Pocono Mountain East 11
Catcher: Matt Razzis Parkland 12
Infielder: Brayden Sweppenhiser Stroudsburg 12
Infielder: Will Dobil Parkland 10
Infielder: Evan Schmelz Pocono Mountain East 12
Infielder: Owen Ness Whitehall 12
Outfielder: Gavin Sopko Pocono Mountain East 12
Outfielder: Jack Smale Pleasant Valley 12
Outfielder: Logan Higgins Northampton 11
Utility: Ryan Hoffman Freedom 12


We encourage all the athletic directors, coaches and “sports chairs’ in all of our Astound TV Network markets to reach out to me with your post-season awards and honors by emailing them to me at and we’d be happy to feature your student-athletes here on our website.

Remember to keep checking back here at “The Shop” for more recognition of our local high school student-athletes’ achievements throughout the summer and congratulations to this year’s honorees!


PROGRAMMING NOTE: Coming up on this Thursday’s ATVN SportsTalk, live at 7pm, we will have members of this year’s Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame board members to talk about this year’s inductees and the upcoming ceremony banquet to be held this fall.

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