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Meet The 2022-23 All-CNY Boys Ice Hockey Division I Team

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Meet the 2022-23 All-CNY boys ice hockey Division I team. The team is chosen by syracuse.com with input from Section III coaches.

We have four finalists for large school player of the year. They are Jameson Bucktooth, Syracuse; Forrest Ives, Cazenovia; Will Schneid, West Genesee; and Garret Sutton, Baldwinsville.

The winners will be announced at the annual All-CNY Sports Awards on June 22.

Jameson Bucktooth
Syracuse’s Jameson Bucktooth. Phot courtesy of Ashlyn Haynes

Name: Jameson Bucktooth

School: LaFayette

Class: Senior

What’s next? OCC for lacrosse

Who inspires you? My family and Carey Terrance

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? Chipotle

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Gatsby because he’s rich.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “Barbie Girl” by Aqua.

Ryan Considine
West Genesee’s Ryan Considine, Provided photo

Name: Ryan Considine

School: West Genesee

Class: Senior

Position: Defense

What’s next? Attending Utica University.

Who inspires you? My older brother, Jay, because he taught me a lot about hockey and how to be a good person.

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? Turkey sandwich and apples because that has been my pre-game meal since freshman year.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Scooby-Doo.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo.

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Cazenovia’s Forrest Ives. Scott Schild | [email protected]

Name: Forrest Ives

School: Cazenovia

Class: Senior

Position: Defense

What’s next? Lacrosse at Johns Hopkins.

Who inspires you? Russ LaFever. Hardest worker there is.

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? Chicken and a baked potato. Gets the people going.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Mater from “Cars.” It would be a fun time and he’s very wise.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “Milkshake” by Kelis.

Will Schneid
West Genesee’s Will Schneid, Provided photo

Name: Will Schneid

School: West Genesee

Class: Sophomore

Position: Right wing

What’s next? Play hockey at The Northwood School.

Who inspires you? My parents. They have made it a priority to sacrifice parts of their lives to support all six of their children in school, sports and life.

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? A turkey sub because it’s reliable and consistent.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Happy Gilmore because my golf game could use some work.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “Animals” by Maroon 5.

Garrett Sutton
Baldwinsville’s Garrett Sutton. Provided photo

Name: Garrett Sutton

School: Baldwinsville

Class: Senior

Position: Defense

What’s next? I’m going to St. John Fisher University to play lacrosse.

Who inspires you? Keegan Lynch.

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? Chipotle.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Wreck it Ralph because he inspired me in my body-checking abilities.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood.

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Liverpool’s James Welch. Scott Schild | [email protected]

Name: James Welch

School: Liverpool

Class: Senior

Position: Goalie

What’s next? Next year I plan to attend college, but I am currently undecided on where.

Who inspires you? My father inspires me because he set a standard during his playing career in high school, winning multiple state championships, which I always wanted to follow. In addition, his dedication to helping me develop in the game of hockey drove me to achieve many great things.

What’s your favorite pre-game meal? My favorite pre-game meal is meatballs. I’ve never been a big traditional pre-game meal guy. Cook up some meatballs and drop them in some marinara and I was good to go.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? If I could hang out with any fictional character, I would choose Austin Powers. There would never be a dull moment, and I could guarantee that the International Man of Mystery would keep me on my toes because … he’s groovy babyyy!

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed by if anyone found out? “Worldwide” by Big Time Rush.

Coach of the Year

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West Genesee’s Frank Colabufo. Scott Schild | [email protected]

Name: Frank Colabufo

School: West Genesee

Years coaching: 29 years as head coach at West Genesee, 35 overall. I was an assistant coach for three years at West Genesee and three years at Liverpool.

What person (or event) inspired you to become a coach? In September 1988, Mike Major offered me the opportunity to be his assistant coach at Liverpool High School. I am grateful to him for taking a chance on me.

What do you enjoy most about coaching and why? I mostly enjoy the relationships I’ve made with the players and their families. The hockey program at West Genesee has become a family of its own. It’s humbling to be a part of it.

If you could hang out with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? I’d like to hang out with Michael Scott. He makes me laugh.

What is the one song on your playlist that you would be embarrassed if anyone found? “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana. I spend a lot of time with my granddaughter.

Second team

Zach Blevins, Ontario Bay

Liam Burns, West Genesee

Luke Beck, West Genesee

Jack Donlin, Cazenovia

Keegan Lynch, Baldwinsville

Jake Premo, Rome Free Academy

(Article and photos by syracuse.com)