Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School Saints

Philadelphia, PA

Ms. Kim Eife

Mr. Pat Devenney


Black & Gold

Carl Arrigale

John Brennan, Pat Sorrentino, Micah Cohen, Andrew Bowman, Mike Casey

(Back Row) Matt Guokas, Sultan Adewale, Amir Williams, Deshon Dodson, Kai James, (Front Row) Bruce Smith, Ronald Johnson, Khaafiq Myers, Robert Wright III, Stephon Ashley-Wright, Deshawn Yates

2021-2022 Philadelphia Catholic League Champion, 2021-2022 Philadelphia District XII AAAA City Champion, 2021-2022 Pennsylvania AAAA State Champion. Preseason MaxPreps 2022-23 High School National Ranking – 14th. Neumann-Goretti has won 12 Philadelphia Catholic League titles under head coach Carl Arrigale which is the record for PCL titles.

“The Saints come in to the season as heavy favorites to capture the school’s 10th state championship since 2010. A strong core returns from last season’s state title-winning group as four-star guard Robert Wright III, Sultan Adewale and Khaafiq Myers are among the top returners. Senior Bruce Smith and juniors Amir Williams & Larenzo Jerkins provide physicality and shooting for the Saints.”

Team Roster

Number Name Pos. Ht. Gr.
0 Stephon Ashley-Wright PG 5’11 9
2 Robert Wright III PG 6’0 11
3 Khaafiq Myers PG 5’11 11
4 Larenzo Jerkins W/F 6’6 11
10 Matt Guokas W 6’3 11
11 Sultan Adewale F 6’8 12
12 Amir Williams W 6’6 11
15 DeShawn Yates PG 5’8 9
22 Bruce Smith G 6’2 12
23 Ronald Johnson G 5’10 12
24 Kai James W 6’2 12
34 Deshon Dodson F 6’5 11