Hearst Connecticut Media Boys Soccer All-Stars
Alejandro MacLean, Greenwich
Senior finished career with 34 goals and 15 assists … Helped lead the FCIAC co-champion Cardinals to the Class LL quarterfinals during senior season … Accounted for 30 percent of team’s goals in three-year varsity career … Selected to play in the Senior Bowl … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Pablo Martinez, Darien
Senior scored 12 goals and added 10 assists for the Blue Wave, who reached the FCIAC quarterfinals and Class LL second round … All-New England, Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Zachary Friedman, Greenwich
Senior centerback led the Cardinals’ defense for three seasons, allowing a 1.0 goals-against average with 19 clean sheets over that 64-game period … Helped Greenwich finish sseason as FCIAC co-champions and reach the Class LL quarterfinals … Team captain was also selected to play in the Senior Bowl … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Jonathan Schuster, Warde
Senior midfielder scored nine goals and added seven assists to help lead the Mustangs to the FCIAC semifinals and Class LL second round … Team captain finished four-year varsity career with 16 goals and 11 assists … Selected to play in the Senior Bowl … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Matthew Skelton, Warde
Senior goalie finished three-year varsity career with 17 shutouts, including 10 during senior season that saw the Mustangs reach the FCIAC semifinals and Class LL second round … Team captain … Was selected to play in the Senior Bowl, where he earned game MVP honors … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Thang Dao, Trumbull
Senior scored nine goals and had seven assists for the FCIAC co-champion Eagles, who also reached the Class LL quarterfinals … Finished career with 12 goals and 11 assists … Four year-varsity player was team captain for the past two seasons … Selected to play in the Senior Bowl … All-New England, Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
Chris Lancia, Trumbull
Senior finished the season with nine goals and 11 assists for the Eagles, who were co-champions in the FCIAC and who reached the Class LL quarterfinals … Had 46 career points over two seasons … Team captain was selected to the All-FCIAC first team.
Biagio Paoletta, Fairfield Prep
Senior helped lead the Jesuits to the SCC championship game and Class LL semifinals …. Scored two goals in the Class LL second round … All-SCC first team, SCC All-Hammonasset Division team.
Daniel Szabo, Fairfield Prep
Senior goalie led the Jesuits to the SCC title game and Class LL semifinals … Class LL All-State, All-SCC first team, SCC-All-Hammonasset Division team.
Ziggy Hallgarten, Staples
Senior goalie and team captain allowed 12 goals and posted 12 shutouts in 20 games for the Wreckers, who reached the Class LL and FCIAC quarterfinals … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team … Will attend Cornell.
Cairo De Souza, Brookfield
Senior scored two goals, including the game-winner, for the Bobcats in the Class M semifinals … Team captain helped Brookfield win both the Class M and SWC championships … Finished season with three goals and nine assists … All-SWC first team.
Colm Doherty, Immaculate
Senior centerback scored 15 goals and added 15 assists to lead the Mustangs to the SWC quarterfinals and the Class S first round … Class S All-State, All-SWC first team.
David Bates, Ludlowe
Senior midfielder scored eight goals and added seven assists to lead the Falcons to the FCIAC quarterfinals and Class LL first round … Three-year varsity player was team captain during senior season and was member of two FCIAC championship teams … All-FCIAC first team.
Marcelino Camata, ND-Fairfield
Senior defender led the Lancers to the Class S and SWC semifinals … Team captain … All-New England, two-time Class S All-State and All-SWC first team.
Mikey Sciortino, Shelton
Senior midfielder scored 27 goals and had 11 assists to lead the Gaels to the SCC championship and the Class LL title game … Team captain was three-year varsity player … All-New England, Class LL All-State, All-SCC first team, SCC All-Hammonasset Division team.
Richardo Rodriguez, Danbury
Senior midfielder and forward played in every game this season for the Hatters, who reached the Class LL and FCIAC semifinals … Team captain finished senior season with nine goals and 13 assists … Class LL All-State, All-FCIAC first team.
OF THE YEAR
David Lavery, Brookfield
Coached the Bobcats to the Class M and SWC championships and a 21-1-2 record … Team posted a 19-0-1 record after losing its only game in September.
Schools that did not return a ballot or that returned an incomplete ballot: Abbott Tech, Amity, Ansonia, Bassick, Brookfield, Bunnell, Central, Danbury, Darien, Derby, Greenwich, Harding, Immaculate, Kolbe Cathedral, Masuk, McMahon, ND-West Haven, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, O’Brien Tech, Oxford, Pomperaug, Ridgefield, Shelton, St. Joseph, Stamford, Staples, Westhill, Weston, Wilton.
BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONS
Class LL: Farmington
Class L: Hand
Class M: Brookfield
Class S: Coventry
FCIAC: Greenwich and Trumbull (co-champions)