WAUSAU — The Wausau RiverWolves took forward Josh Hermes from Lino Lakes, Minnesota, in their first round pick during the 2019 NA3HL Draft April 18.
Hermes captained his Centennial High School squad, which saw him net 22 total points in 24 total games.
In total, the RiverWolves selected three Wisconsin natives in Gavin Abric from Hayward, Liam Golden from Ashwaubenon and Matthew Meyer from Fond du Lac.
“It was an exciting day for the future of the RiverWolves as we build the 2019-2020 roster. I am looking forward to getting these guys on the ice this fall and bringing the most out of their talent,“ said Head Coach Colin Bailey in a RiverWolves news release.
RiverWolves 2019 draft picks:
Round 1 – 7th Overall Pick – Josh Hermes, F
Centennial High School |Lino Lakes, Minnesota
Round 2 – 43rd Overall Pick – Kolby Klingenmeyer, D
Iowa Wild U18 | Anchorage, Alaska
Round 3 – 79th Overall Pick – Jack VanDenBeurgenry, F
Plymouth Wildcats| Plymouth, Michigan
Round 4 – 115th Pick – Gavin Abric, G
Hayward High School |Hayward, Wisconsin
Round 5 – 151st Pick – Liam Golden, F
Ashwaubenon High School| Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
Round 5 – 158th Pick – Cooper Anderson, F
Green Bay Jr. Gamblers U16| Marquette, Michigan
Round 6 – 187th Pick – Vincent Nicosia, F
Compuware U18| West Bloomfield, Michigan
Round 7 – 223rd Pick – Brock Grandbois, F
Lambeth Lancers| Tecumseh, Canada
Round 7 – 232nd Pick – Mark Gorbatenko, D
West Dundee Leafs U16 | West Dundee, Illinois
Round 8 – 259th Pick – Matthew Meyer, F
Fond du Lac Cardinals| Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
The RiverWolves 2018-19 season schedule will be released in the coming months.