Boys’ soccer

Athletes of the Year

Edwin Demoya

Division 2: Salem, Senior, Forward
Demoya exploded for 26 goals and 10 assists for the Witches this fall while collecting Northeastern Conference MVP, All-State, and All-New England honors. The two-year captain collected 127 career points (89 goals, 38 assists) and will look to play for BU, BC, Assumption, or UMass next fall.

Cole DeNormandie

Division 1: Lincoln-Sudbury, Senior, Forward
DeNormandie piled up 20 goals and Dual County League MVP honors in his final season at Lincoln-Sudbury. The All-American finished his dazzling career with 64 goals and 20 assists for the Warriors and is a three-time All-New England selection. He's currently undecided on college plans.

Keady Segel

Division 3: Rockport, Senior, Goalie
Segel finished his dazzling career at Rockport with a Division 3 North title as the Vikings held their opponents to 0.70 goals per game. The Cape Ann League Player of the Year also received All-New England honors. The three-year captain holds a 3.36 GPA and he's the Spanish Club president.

Chris Wild

Division C: Berwick
Wild led a Berwick Academy team that finished the season 16-0. The post-grad scored 26 goals and recorded 10 assists in EIL play. The 36 points were easily good for best in the league. Including post-season play, Wild finished with 31 goals on the season. He hopes to continue with soccer in college.


Thomas Ballenthin

Lexington, Senior, Defense
Ballenthin anchored the Lexington defense which allowed just 10 goals in 21 games this season. The All-New England defender earned his second All-Scholastic selection and third Middlesex League All-Star honor while collecting seven goals and seven assists for the Minutemen.

Fernando Baptista

New Bedford, Senior, Midfield
Baptista's calm and physical style of play led the Whalers to a Division 1 EMass championship in 2010. The Big Three MVP and All-State player pulled off an impressive overtime volley from 25 yards out to send his team to the state title game before eventually falling to Ludlow, 4-1.

Cam Bielski

Dover-Sherborn, Senior, Forward/Midfield
The two-time Tri-Valley League MVP propelled the Raiders to a 16-2-4 record and their first Division 3 state title since 1992. The University of New Hampshire-bound forward scored 17 goals and added 22 assists as he finished his four-year varsity career with 98 points (49 goals, 49 assists).

Benjamin Bratt

Winchester, Senior, Defense
The two-year captain helped guide the Sachems to their first undefeated regular season in program history. Bratt was named an Eastern Mass. All-Star by the Coaches Association for the second consecutive year. The four-year starting defender finished his career with 10 goals and 11 assists.

Andres Burbank-Crump

Brooks, Senior
The ISL Defensive Player of the Year finished with 11 goals and six assists. Burbank-Crump was named to the NEPSAC all-star team and has been named a National Hispanic Scholar. The honors student, who also captains the squash team, plans to attend Williams College.

Michael DiFronzo

Phillips Andover, Senior
The NSCAA All-American played every minute this season at center midfield, scoring five goals and assisting on five more. The first two-year captain at the Academy in mre than 25 years also plays varsity baseball He plans to attend Boston College.

Matt Keys

King Philip, Senior, Defense
Keys led the Warriors to a Hockomock League title in the Kelly-Rex division, finishing 10-4-4. The center-back was named league MVP and earned All-American, All-New England and All-State honors. The three-time league all-star also scored eight goals and added three assists.

Robbie Lynch

Weymouth, Senior, Midfield
The All-New England midfielder propelled the Wildcats all the way to the Division 1 South final, eventually losing to New Bedford in penalty kicks. The Bay State Conference MVP had five goals and 15 assists and also led Weymouth to the Bay State title and 14-3-7 overall record.

Cam McGrory

Concord-Carlisle, Senior, Goalie
McGrory was the rock in net for a Concord-Carlisle team that captured back-to-back Division 2 state titles and finished 21-1-1 this season. The senior captain was a two-time Dual County League All-Star, collecting 27 shutouts in his four-year varsity career, including 14 in 2010.

Homero Morais

Somerville, Senior, Midfield/Forward
Morais found the net 26 times and dished out 23 helpers during the 2010 season, propelling the No. 17-seeded Highlanders to the Division 1 North semifinals. The three-time Greater Boston League MVP finished his career with 88 goals and also plays on the U18 New England Revolution.

Jimmy O'Leary

St. John's Prep, Senior, Defense
An All-State selection, the senior defender captained the Eagles to a Catholic Conference title this fall. Also picking up Catholic Conference Player of the Year honors, the three-year starter and National Honor Society member will attend Colby College next fall.

Alex Puchrik

Concord-Carlisle, Senior, Midfield/Forward
Puchrik was the engine that made the Patriots go this season, playing some midfield while also combining with lightning-fast junior Mikey O'Brien to form a high-scoring duo at the attacking end. The senior DCL All-Star and team captain collected eight goals and 11 assists.

Michael Rincon

Malden, Senior, Forward/Midfielder
The two-year Malden captain scored 14 goals and added six assists on his way to Great Boston League All-Star honors. The speedy forward/midfielder finished his career with 41 goals and 19 assists and also captains the U18 New England Revolution Academy. He runs track in the winter.

Tyler Savonen

Nauset, Senior, Forward
Savonen led the Atlantic Coast League in scoring for the second consecutive year, posting 25 goals to go along with 14 assists. The ACL Player of the Year also picked up Eastern Mass, All-State and All-New England honors. The two-year captain will play at Tufts in the fall.

Oliver White

Nobles, Junior
The ISL Offensive Player of the Year and leading scorer propelled Nobles to an ISL championship and the finals of the NEPSAC Class C Tournament. White is also a three-year varsity baseball player and MVP of the state champion F.C. Blazers club soccer team.

coach of the year

Dan Erickson

Erickson led the Bulldogs to their first undefeated regular season in program history and a Division 2 South sectional championship. His alma mater also earned its third consecutive Hockomock League title in the Davenport division and was honored with the MIAA sportsmanship award.

Joe Gruseck

Gruseck took his No. 7-seeded squad all the way this season, capturing the Division 3 state title as the Raiders finished 16-2-4. {lsquo}{lsquo}They played for each other, had great chemistry, and refused to quit,'' he said. {lsquo}{lsquo}It was a privilege and honor to coach them.''

John Macaroco

New Bedford
Macaroco led the Whalers to a 19-2-3 record and the Division 1 EMass title this fall. Along the way New Bedford won the Big Three championship, the Division 1 South sectional and the EMass title, beating Newton North. A 1983 New Bedford graduate, he's been coaching for 11 years.


Atlantic Coast
Dennis-Yarmouth: Sam Crafts, Quinn Wengler. Falmouth: Matt Flynn, Matt Liles. Marshfield: Evan Jastremski, Andrew Sheridan, Matt Wencis. Nauset: Ben Altnea, Jimmy Quigley, Tyler Savonen. Plymouth North: Ryan Moskos. Plymouth South: Devin Sullivan, A.J. Vivo. Sandwich: Peter Alverenga, Nick Cotter, Dallas Donovan, Sam Sholi, Kyle Van Cleef.

Bay State
Braintree: Pat Ellis. Brookline: Keith Chernin, Jacob Ebbs, Cole McCracken. Framingham: Jeff Braverman, Aelaf Soloman. Milton: Chris Zimmer. Natick: David Hepp, Rei Mitsuyama. Needham: Chris Lynes, Mac Steeves. Newton North: Tim Stanton, Luke Westman. Norwood: Tyler Goncalves. Walpole: Allen Garry, Steve McAvoy, Matt Niden. Wellesley: Kevin O'Brien, Reyn Wagenaar. Weymouth: Robbie Lynch, Pat McCarthy, Zak Stuart, Matt Wallace.

Big Three
Brockton: Erickson Alves, Flavio Cula, Joel Lobo, Brian Teale. Durfee: Cory Cardeiro, Dan Pelletier, Josue Romero. New Bedford: Fernando Baptista, Joshua Chao, Tiago Dourado, Tanner Garcia, John Macaroco, Eli Reis.

Boston City
Boston English: Anthony Cruz, Rijkard Thomas, Herman Woldeghiorgis. Boston International: Danielson Andrade, Alemao Menchaca, Stephan Teixeira. Brighton: Herbin Berreondo, Hector Mata, Imrana Suleiman. Burke: Manuel Andrade, Aloisio Depina. Dorchester: Montfort Bembeleza, Ibrahimah Diallo, Stanley Elie. Hyde Park: Ralph Angrand, Ridgy Denis Caton, Claude Jean-Calirte. Latin Academy: Chaayfou Hong, Jose Joachin, Luis Marin. Madison Park: Beithoven Baessa, Jacinto Centeio, Alex DePina, Claudio Soares. O'Bryant: Aruna Bah, Daniel Sanchez, Devonte Wilson. Snowden: Shiquile Clark, Robinson Medina. South Boston: Phat Luu, Vinh Nguyen. West Roxbury: Charles Joseph, Ernst Sanon.

Cape & Islands
Cape Cod Academy: Andrew Bennie, Tyler Dewaltoff, Tyler Kugler. Chatham: Jack Geiger, Peter Shepphard. Nantucket: Emil Bender, Luke Daniels, Emerson Guzman, Alex Perkins. Sturgis: Zach Crockford, Brenton Eddy, Tucker Hathaway.

Cape Ann
Amesbury: Jason Wade. Georgetown: Matt Bitchell. Hamilton-Wenham: Matt Herrick. Lynnfield: Pete Franchi. Manchester Essex: John Houston. Masconomet: D.J. Clark, Jason Katz. Newburyport: Yazid Eideh. North Andover: Evan Bordreau. North Reading: Dan Herman. Pentucket: Josh Croteau. Rockport: A.J. Burnham, Keady Segel. Triton: Pat Martin. Wilmington: Nick Godzyk, Andrew Owens.

Catholic Central
Archbishop Williams: Tom Bloomer, Mike Boyle, Kevin Jago, Jake Reardon. Arlington Catholic: Danny Giron. Austin Prep: Keegan Callahan, Davis Leyman, Vinnie Visconti. Bishop Fenwick: Bryan Blaisdell, Doug Garabedran, Zac Terenzoni, Ian White. Cardinal Spellman: Chris Conrad, Nick Keddie, Ryan Walsh, Taylor Witherbee. Cathedral: Carlos Bermudez, Alexandra Castillo, Joe Green. Cristo Rey: Stephen Lopez, Kevin Martinez. Lowell Catholic: Alexi Alejandro, Thomas Frotton, David Haley, Eric Savard, Scott Wilder. Marian: Frankie Bratica, Yuri Cato, Tim Walsh, Pat White, Trevor White. Matignon: Ricky Canales, Charles Rinaldo, John Thompson. Pope John: Andres Girlando, Chris Hughes, Nick Kelley. St. Mary's: Ralph Bertrand, Jeremy Tranfaglia, Julian Yourawksi. Trinity Catholic: Ricardo Bonifacio, Gyeongmin Kang, Augusto Lopes Gomes, Kevin McAdam, Brett O'Keefe, Gal Rab Kim.

Catholic Conference
BC High: Phil DiTullio, Bryan Hurley, Ronan O'Callaghan, Kevin Zemaitas. Catholic Memorial: Owen Carrel, Pat O'Mara, Steve Tweraga. Malden Catholic: Mike DePaolo, Kyle Lewis. St. John's Prep: Jake Barrows, Adam Colella, Jimmy O'Leary, Declan Robinson, Jon Touchette. Xaverian: Brennan Sullivan.

Chelsea: Carlos Cruz, Yanquel Da Silva, Hugo Erazo, Carlos Martinez, Elvin Merino. Fellowship Christian: Joe Ertsos, Mike Mosher. Greater Lawrence: Christina Acosta, Matt Jasinski, Austin Sweet. Greater Lowell: Chris Morlock, Camilo Ortiz, Kevin Silva. Lynn Tech: Klaus Alexis, Hugo Balderas, Francisco Franco, Christian Paxtor. Minuteman: Ben Basseches, Maveric Casia, Joe Gorham, Brad Gradeski. North Shore: Jeremy Caira, Ronnie Donahue, Derrick Frazier, Dan Germain, Gary Polsonetti. Northeast: Jose Araya, Camilo Flores, Daniel Jaramillo, Christian Mukala, Douglas Silveira. Shawsheen: Brett Hanlon, Dan Suarez. Whittier: Jacob Bradwell, Jake Greene, Felipe Guimaraes, Jennifer Hinds, Katharine Lebrecque.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Seth Davis Brown, Max Kashin, Dillon Meagher, Tom Meagher. Arlington: Austin Boisvert, Nick Coleman, Christian Fisher, Sam Flavin. Boston Latin: Ryan Connelly, Ignacio Farias. Concord-Carlisle: Cam McGrory, Aaron Nickelsberg, Mikey O'Brien, Alex Puchrik, Will Toczlowski, Chris Walter-Jacks. Lincoln-Sudbury: Denny Cakert, Cole DeNormandie, Chris Kafina, Forest Sisk, Jacob Weltman. Waltham: Diego Garcia, Edson Marques. Wayland: Griffin McGrail, Nico Pascual-Leone, David Villari. Westford: DJ Keller, Kurt Naugler, Doug Seral. Weston: Adam Stewart, Eben Timko.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Caroline Arnold, Oliver Baublis, Devin Devoy, Donovan Driscoll, Nick Hetland, Alec Johnson. Bishop Stang: Nate Desrochers, Justin Harding. Coyle & Cassidy: Tim Hamelin, Brendan Meehan, James Whithers. Martha's Vineyard: Lief Iverson. Somerset: Michael Booth, Joseph Wallace.

Bancroft: Uday Agrawal, Josh Erban. Beaver Country Day: Angelo Cabral, Oliver Hunt, David Price. Berwick: Trestan Matel, Chris Richards, Jordan Sanford, Chris Wild. Chapel Hill: Jae Lee. Concord Academy: Josh Glidden, Alex Milona. Landmark: David Sacal-Slovic. Lexington Christian: Jong Massaquoi. Pingree: Matt Colbert, Charlie Hildt, Charlie Owen. Portsmouth Abbey: Coleman Clark, Fergus O'Farrell, Dan Welch.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Pouchy Guerrier, Eduardo Porto. Everett: Philip Cuhna, David Lima. Malden: Ryan Macedo, Michael Rincon, Abel Wasswa. Medford: Rico Altima, Chris Moura, David Pires, Cesar Silva. Somerville: Kevin Monteil, Homero Morais, Tony Moynihan, Edgardo Perez.

Attleboro: Jake Keefer, Justin Keefer, Dominik Machado, Tom Wampler. Canton: Ramon Ambrosio, Scott Levy, Chris Murray. Foxborough: Jake Hyland. Franklin: Robby Kent, Zach Scafati. King Philip: Austin Brais, Matt Keys, Mike Perry. Mansfield: Tyler Brondyk, Andrew Moomey. North Attleborough: Ryan Kingsley, Tristan Richardson. Oliver Ames: David MacKinnon, Conner McCormick. Sharon: Garrett Sullivan. Stoughton: Scott Mitchell.

Belmont Hill: Sam Meyers. Brooks: Andres Burbank-Crump, Elijah Soko, Jon Stronach, Alex Vozzella. BB&N: Jay Marchand. Groton: Matt Hennrikus. Lawrence Academy: Matt Tower. Middlesex: Peter Hughes, Mike Miele, Dan Skayne. Milton Academy: Zach Trkla. Nobles: Phil Hession, Phil Stansky, Oliver White. Rivers: John Lin, Peter Quayle. Roxbury Latin: Fionn Clinton, Adrien Reifsnyder. St. George's: Michael Casey, Valdair Lopes. St. Mark's: Dan Roberts, Kyle Volpe. St. Paul's: Brian Chung, Sam Rives. St. Sebastian's: Dillon Kerr, Zane Stanton. Thayer: Alex Issa, Demenic Quade.

Avon: Zachary Berry. Bishop Connolly: David Barboza, Aaron Estrela, Paul Frost, Peter Le, Jack Santoro. Blue Hills: Derek Cahill, Matt Keenan, Derek Walker. Bristol-Plymouth: Luis Cotto. Diman: Matt Almeida, Dylan Ferreira, Alex Furtado, Kyle Mauricio. Holbrook: Ryan Ring. Norfolk Aggie: Jeffrey Boyle. Old Colony: Andrew Cordeiro. Sacred Heart: Tom Gerhard. Southeastern: Manuel Lopes-Miranda, Adam Marsan, Hans Pierre, Antonio Santaniello. Tri-County: Nicholas Crowley. Upper Cape: Kyle Poitras. West Bridgewater: Matthew Callachan, Reed Crowley. Westport: Alex Ferreira, Chris Hartnett, Justin Kochman, Ryan Medeiros.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Elliot Cooper, Panayioti Kostakis. Billerica: Alex Jorge, Chris Sanchez. Central Catholic: Adam Johnson, Alex Parisi. Chelmsford: Joe Ofosu, Krassi Popov. Dracut: Mike Conlon, Dakonte Faikai. Haverhill: Josh Goehring, Jared Grazio. Lawrence: Edgar Escalante. Lowell: Brian Hicks, Guilherme Rodrigues. Methuen: Cooper Brown. Tewksbury: Alex Bouthot, Jonny DiGiorgio, Tyler McQuesten.

Belmont: Paul Connor, Edgar Damatian, Daniel Masciari. Burlington: Tyler Baczewski, Costa Vakalfotis. Lexington: Thomas Ballenthin, Gavin Lewis, Kyle Petersson, Peter Schirripa. Melrose: Zach Bachiri, Ben Mack, Luke Patti. Reading: Chris Welch. Stoneham: Bradley Fagen, Nico Spadorcia. Watertown: James Holland. Winchester: Benjamin Bratt, Conor Calhnan, Ben Davis, Kevin DeSa. Woburn: Bobby Campbell, Eddie Cetrone.

Phillips Andover: Michael DiFronzo.

Beverly: Conor Leahy, Brad Surette, Pat Wilson. Danvers: Ethan Collins, Andrew Douglas, Nick Gikas, Eric Martin, Carter Ocko, Nick Strangie. Gloucester: Christian Favalora, Chase Kelly. Lynn Classical: Abdoulaye Bah, German Canales, Dammy Dada, Kevine Kakou, Joelle Reyes, Greg Rybak. Lynn English: Leo Awokang, Jefferson Fobellah, George Herrera, Franck Wansi, AJ Xhemalji. Marblehead: Nicky Alvarez, Mike Brennan. Peabody: Luke Finkelstein, Colin Mahoney, Cliff Mckeon, Nick Melo, Jeremy Picano. Revere: Luis Alcantar, Leo Giraldo, Andres Herrera, Diego Mancia. Salem: Edwin Demoya, Dimitri Flessas, Dan McCarthy, Jake Theriault. Saugus: Larry Bolduc, Derek Coderre, Dave Velazquez. Swampscott: Chirs Mason, Phil O'Connor, Erick Verdu. Winthrop: Chris Batts, Marco Bove, DJ Estrada.

Old Colony
Barnstable: Gui Campos, Newton Jordao, Elizabeth Markham, Caio Mitre, Brittan Morris, Drew Puopolo, Andre Soares. Bridgewater-Raynham: Sam Babchuck, Jeff Sherman. Dartmouth: David Buckling, Ryan Fox, Samuel Martins, Torrey Medeiros. Taunton: Chris Alves, Danny Belair, Marc Gleason, Jesue Lopes.

Duxbury: Mike Gabrielli, Justin Marino, Brendan North, Brett Sahlberg, Ben Schroeder. Hanover: Justin Gardner, Bob Geddes, Eric Miller, Paul Murray. Hingham: Jake Awtry, Ryan King, Colin Murray, James Rosso, Daniel Stoddard. Middleborough: Zach MacAulay. North Quincy: Nick Carbone. Pembroke: Matt Butler, Mike Carter, Connor Leddin. Quincy: Jev Vaflor. Randolph: Godfred Mbengam, John Mbengam, Bryce Menard. Scituate: Copper Davis, Jeff Hinckley, David Mariano, Peter Martin. Silver Lake: Kevin Ballerini, Ryan Gauley, Andrew Hurley, Ryan Naticchioni, Nate Petrou. Whitman-Hanson: Greg Brawders, Sam Mainini, Alex Roache, Jason Stephansky.

South Coast
Apponequet: Jason Davis, Steve Mahala, Tyler Whalen. Bourne: Devin Delfino, Kyle Johnston, Dan Moscaritolo, Luke Weatherby. Dighton-Rehoboth: Sean Bleau, JAck Fisher, Brendon Vasconcelos. Fairhaven: Jacob Dompierre. Greater New Bedford: Flavio Carvalho, Felipe Dias, Jacob Dompierre, Pedro Gomes, Cory Lopes. Old Rochester: Gabby Kondracki. Seekonk: Jason Rego.

South Shore
Abington: Matt Lebossier. Carver: Kevin Aldrovandi, Tyler Johnson. Cohasset: Jonah Adkins, Drew Cobin, Travers Cobin, Anders Goetz. East Bridgewater: Jared Burns, Aidan Hanratty, Shayne Troup. Harwich: Ben Murphy. Hull: Jake Botelho. Mashpee: Matt Jalowy, Nate Peterson, Jake Van Gelder. Norwell: Mike Bevilacqua, Colin Kelly, Tom Koch, Brad Prouty, Bobby Stravinsky. Rockland: Nick Duncan.

Ashland: Jake Ames, Romulo Rainha. Bellingham: Cameron Hickey. Dover-Sherborn: Cam Bielski, Brian Hands, Sam Hunter, Ben Newbert. Holliston: Mike Chaput, Matt Donovan, Mike Noonan. Hopkinton: Graham Eagan, Jack Hilger, Will Relle. Medfield: Mike Creedon, Chris DiPisia, Aidan Harrison, Aaron Kanter. Medway: Brian Rojee, Cody Young. Norton: Keegan Campbell, Kolin Canpbell. Westwood: Jake Drew, Myles McDonough.