The All-Area girls and boys soccer groups — in addition to Players and Coaches of the Year — have been chosen by The Herald’s sports activities workers to punctuate a memorable spring sports activities season.
Meet the perfect highschool soccer gamers from York, Chester and Lancaster counties under.
Boys All-Area soccer groups
Phillip McCarter of the Catawba Ridge Copperheads has been picked because the Coach of the Year. He led the Copperheads to an ideal 8-0 mark in Region 3-4A this previous season and in addition guided them to a second-consecutive Upper State title look earlier than being eradicated by Eastside. Catawba Ridge accomplished the season with an total report of 20-3.
Caden Tull of Catawba Ridge is the selection for the Player of the Year. He was the offensive chief for the Copperheads as they produced one other excellent season. The junior ahead completed with 33 objectives and 11 assists.
Tull was joined on the All-Area first group by teammate Joshua White, who can also be a junior ahead. White accomplished the season with 24 objectives and 21 assists.
The Nation Ford Falcons additionally positioned a pair of gamers on the primary group. Adrian Gartheus and Eli Patrick have been rewarded for his or her productive seasons. Gartheus, a junior ahead, scored 14 objectives and handed out 9 assists on the yr. Patrick, a senior again, was the chief on protection for the Falcons in the course of the spring marketing campaign.
The Clover Blue Eagles had Gavin Egan and Jakeem Amuda tapped for the primary unit. Egan, a junior ahead, was one of many prime scorers for Clover, whereas Amuda, a senior again, was the chief for the Blue Eagles on the defensive finish of the sector.
The Rock Hill Bearcats had Alex Lopez and Benji Martinez chosen for the primary group. Lopez, a junior ahead, ended the yr with 14 objectives and eight assists. Martinez, a senior midfielder, scored 10 objectives and handed out 15 assists.
The Indian Land Warriors additionally had two gamers on the primary unit. John Fosu and Jack Ammann represented the Warriors. Fosu, a senior midfielder, led Indian Land with 26 objectives and 15 assists. Ammann, a sophomore goalkeeper, completed the season permitting just one.38 objectives per contest. He recorded 103 saves and had 11 shutouts.
The Northwestern Trojans landed one first group participant. Richard Gregory, a senior who performed defensive again and midfielder, was chosen as a again. He completed the season with seven objectives and 4 assists along with being a prime performer on the defensive aspect of the ball.
The Andrew Jackson Volunteers additionally had one participant tabbed for the primary group. Tyson Funderburk, a junior midfielder, ended the season with 14 objectives and 13 assists.
All gamers on the primary unit have been chosen to the All-Region groups of their respective areas.
All-Area first group
Forwards: Caden Tull (Catawba Ridge), Joshua White (Catawba Ridge), Adrian Gartheus (Nation Ford), Gavin Egan (Clover), Alex Lopez (Rock Hill).
Midfielders: Benji Martinez (Rock Hill), John Fosu (Indian Land), Tyson Funderburk (Andrew Jackson).
Backs: Eli Patrick (Nation Ford), Jakeem Amuda (Clover), Richard Gregory (Northwestern).
Goalkeeper: Jack Ammann (Indian Land).
All-Area second group
The All-Area second group can also be composed of a formidable group of gamers. They are as follows:
Forwards: Patrick Bramlett (Nation Ford), Braden Gritz (Fort Mill), Nicky Glenn (Clover), Blake Brice (Andrew Jackson).
Midfielders: Luke Martin (Nation Ford), Greer Hopkins (Northwestern), Zach Zawlocki (Catawba Ridge), Santiago Castano (Indian Land).
Backs: Sullivan Drummond (Clover), Preston Shivel (Fort Mill), Derek Ringnalda (Catawba Ridge).
Goalkeeper: Jakob Whitfield (Lancaster).
Girls All-Area soccer groups
Brandon Schmidt of the Catawba Ridge Copperheads has been chosen because the Coach of the Year. Schmidt led his group to a tie for the highest spot in Region 3-4A with a report of 7-1. After a playoff look that went to the third spherical, they accomplished the yr with an total mark of 16-4.
Olivia McPherson of the Clover Blue Eagles was chosen because the Player of the Year. She was the chief for the Blue Eagles as they compiled a report of 7-1 in Region 3-5A and an total mark of 12-10. McPherson, who’s a senior midfielder, completed the yr with 19 objectives and 10 assists.
She was joined on the All-Area first group by teammates Savannah Mellon, who’s a senior, and Elizabeth McAllister, who’s a sophomore. Mellon and McAllister each performed as backs for the Eagles and led their defensive efforts all season.
The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets positioned two gamers on the primary unit. Dylan Harder, a junior ahead, and Kennedy Little, a sophomore ahead, each had spectacular seasons. Harder completed with 22 objectives and three assists, whereas Little had 16 objectives and two assists.
Catawba Ridge additionally positioned two gamers on the primary group. Sadie Commerford, a sophomore midfielder, and Sarah Sexton, a sophomore again, represented the Copperheads. Commerford scored 18 objectives and handed out seven assists, whereas Sexton completed with six objectives and 7 assists along with being a key defensive participant.
The Indian Land Warriors positioned Jasmine Nixon and Zoie Kempf on the All-Area first group. Nixon, a sophomore ahead, completed the season with 21 objectives and 9 assists. Kempf, a sophomore ahead, registered 10 objectives and eight assists.
The Nation Ford Falcons additionally had two gamers chosen for the primary group. Katelyn Carroll was picked because the goalkeeper, whereas Camryn Rogers was chosen as a defensive participant. Carroll, who’s a junior, completed the yr with 127 saves and recorded 10 shutouts. Rogers, who’s a senior, had seven objectives and 5 assists along with being a frontrunner on the again line for the Falcons.
The South Pointe Stallions had senior Ava Robitaille chosen to the primary group. The attacking midfielder and Western Carolina signee scored 14 objectives and added 10 assists on the yr, per MaxPreps.
All members of the primary group have been chosen to the All-Region groups of their respective areas.
All-Area first group
Forwards: Dylan Harder (Fort Mill), Kennedy Little (Fort Mill), Jasmine Nixon (Indian Land), Zoie Kempf (Indian Land).
Midfielders: Olivia McPherson (Clover), Sadie Commerford (Catawba Ridge), Ava Robitaille (South Pointe).
Backs: Savannah Mellon (Clover), Elizabeth McAllister (Clover), Sarah Sexton (Catawba Ridge), Camryn Rogers (Nation Ford).
Goalkeeper: Katelyn Carroll (Nation Ford).
All-Area second group
The All-Area second group consists of one other spectacular group of gamers. They are as follows:
Forwards: Darby Grigg (Northwestern), Ashlyn Farrar (Clover), Harleigh Payne (Andrew Jackson).
Midfielders: Allison Evans (Fort Mill), Emerson Batson (Clover), Adrienne Copper (Catawba Ridge), Hannah Austin (South Pointe), Ansley Moore (South Pointe).
Backs: Riley Cota (Nation Ford), Karly Griffin (Nation Ford), Piper Dillon (Indian Land), Addison Padgett (Indian Land).
Goalkeeper: Shyann Holt (Catawba Ridge).
The Herald printed its monitor and area spring sports activities All-Area groups, its golf and lacrosse All-Area groups and its baseball and softball groups final week. Sam Copeland, Jay Edwards and Alex Zietlow all contributed to the alternatives of those groups.