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HSAA Team Selected for European Championships

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HSAA Team Selected for European Championships

HSAA Head Coach Salty Thompson. Allison Bradfield photo.

Head Coach Salty Thompson has named a HS All Americans squad to play at the Men's U18 European Championships in April.

The team will compete in games April 7, 11, and 16 in Brittany, France. On April 7 they will take on the Portugal U18s,  and then the teams move on to semis, and finals. Also participating will be Japan, Belgium, Canada, Georgia, France, and Spain.


Boys HS All Americans for Europe 2017
David Ainuu 5'11" 245 Tighthead prop Liberty (Wash.)
Jeremiah Bates 6'2" 190 Lock Temecula (Calif.)
Ben Broselle 6'1" 195 Wing Chuckanut Bay (Wash.)
Asa Carter 6'3" 215 Lock Union HS (Okla.)
Daniel Crowley 6'3" 200 Lock Santa Monica (Calif.)
William Dodds 5'10" 172 Flyhalf Eastside Lions (Wash.)
Ryan James 6'2" 185 Wing Cathedral Catholic (Calif.)
Garrett Kay 6'2" 205 Flanker Jesuit Sacramento (Calif.)
Sean Lumkong 6'1" 195 Center LCC/ Coast. Dragons (Calif.)
Gabriel Mahuinga 5'9" 207 Hooker Herriman (Utah)
Jack Manzo 5'10" 200 Hooker Xavier HS (NY)
Conor McManus 5'10" 165 Scrumhalf Fort Hunt (Va.)
Ethan McVeigh 5'8" 175 Scrumhalf St. Augstine (Calif.)
Matthew Meehan 6'1" 203 No. 8 East Cobb Trojans (Ga.)
Doug Mitchell 6' 240 Loosehead prop Granite Bay (Calif.)
Eric Naposki-Abdalah 5'10" 170 Wing Fairfield Pegasi (Conn.)
Christopher Noggle 6'1" 210 Flanker Stingrays (Calif.)
Quinn Perry 6'2" 220 Center Santa Monica (Calif.)
Justin Petersen 5'11" 170 Flyhalf LCC/ Coast. Dragons (Calif.)
Alexander Rayton 6'2" 195 Flanker Woodlands (Texas)
Joshua Schnell 6'3" 190 Lock Katy (Texas)
Kyle van Tonder 5'10" 180 Fullback Rocky Mountain (Idaho)
Thomas Waghorne 6'1" 230 Tighthead prop Katy (Texas)
Maximillian Walding 6'2" 225 Loosehead prop OMBAC (Calif.)
Jack Wendling 6' 212 Center Chuckanut Bay (Wash.)
Bailey Wilson 6'4" 190 No. 8 United (Utah)


Editor's note: Since this roster was released, some players have sustained injuries:

Blake Richards-Smith 
Mateo Gadsden 
Xavier Doering 
Michael Jennings 
Jake Burns 
Christian Newby 
Kyle van Tonder

Were all added to the roster later.