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Boys Soccer First and Second Teams and Honorable Mentions

Boys Soccer First and Second Teams and Honorable Mentions

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Player of the Year

Matt Macey

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Fullback

Not the flashiest player on the field, Macey is the most reliable. Had eight assists from his sweeper position and led a defensive unit that allowed less than one goal per game all season while making a run to the South Jersey Non-Public A final.

Stevan Austino

Buena Reg., Sr., For.

Led the Chiefs to the most successful season in school history with a team-high 28 goals.

Dominic Crowell

Buena Reg., Sr., For.

Scored 24 goals and combined with Austino to form the top scoring duo in the area.

Nick Gazzara

Sacred Heart, Jr., For.

One of the most consistent players in the CAL, Gazzara scored in all 19 of the Lions' games, finishing with 29 goals, including eight game-winners.

Mitch Grotti

Millville, Sr., For.

Grotti finished off a record-breaking career with 23 goals, his third 20-goal season of his career. Broke 1998 grad Rob Moore's school record (65) with 69 goals for his career, despite facing double- and triple-teams all season long.

Connor Hurff

St. Augustine Prep, Jr., For.

Dominated the middle of the field all season for the area's top team. Finished second on the team with 14 goals and had a team-high 18 assists.

Ryan McFadden

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., For.

Had 16 goals. Had the individual skill to take players off the dribble, but was unselfish enough to make the extra pass when necessary. Finished with seven assists.

M.J. Nestor

Wildwood Catholic, Sr., Forward

Scored in eight straight games to start the season and finished with 22 goals with five game-winners.

Eric Ciancaglini

Sacred Heart, Sr., Mid.

Ciancaglini finished second on the team with 11 goals. Controlled the midfield.

Jose David Cinta

Bridgeton, Sr., Mid.

Forced to try and do too much at times for a young Bridgeton team, Cinta scored 19 goals this season, highlighted by a school-record-tying five-goal game on Sept. 16 against Cape May Tech.

Keith Karol

Cumberland Reg., Sr., Mid.

Scored seven goals and added 10 assists for the Colts, playing in the tough Tri-County Conference Royal Division.

Brian Longo

Ocean City, Sr., Mid.

The only returning starter for the Red Raiders didn't disappoint, leading the team in goals (seven) and assists (eight).

Colin McFadden

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Mid.

McFadden was better than anyone in the area at taking the opposing team's top player out of his game. Both of his two goals this season were game-winners.

Craig Rutter

Lacey Twp., Sr., Mid.

Rutter was a steady force in the Lions' midfield with 10 goals and nine assists.

David Silipino

Buena Reg., Sr., Mid.

Silipino was the heart of the Chiefs. Scored 14 goals and was sensational all season long in getting his teammates involved in the offense.

Eucario Solano

Absegami, Jr., Mid.

A big reason the Braves won their ninth straight Division I title within the CAL American Conference. Had eight goals and eight assists.

Bryan Adams

Buena Regional, Sr., Full.

Much was made of the Chiefs' offense with two 20-goal scorers, but Adams was equally important.

Patrick Bik

Sacred Heart, Jr., Full.

Typically faced with the task of marking the opposing team's top players, Bik more than held his own this season.

Mark Malusa

Vineland, Sr., Full.

The leader of the Fighting Clan defense, Malusa pushed forward to score three goals.

Justin TenBrook

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Full.

TenBrook and Macey led the top defense in the area. The outside back dominated in the defensive third and gave the Hermits' offense an added dimension with well-timed runs through the midfield.

Matt Veltri

Oakcrest, Sr., Full.

One of the more versatile players in the area, Veltri led the Falcons with 13 goals, including four game-winners.

John Richards

St. Augustine Prep, Jr., Goalkeeper

The vocal leader of the Prep's defense had nine shutouts and a 0.83 goals against average.

McKenzey Scott

Wildwood Catholic, Sr., Goalkeeper

The most athletic and fearless goalkeeper in the area.

Second Team


Ethan Decker

Southern Regional, Fr.

Dominic Pernice

St. Augustine Prep, Jr.

Matt Metzler

St. Joseph, Sr.

Dan Ratyniak

Lacey Township, Jr.

Steve Santiago

Holy Spirit, Sr.

Rob Solorzano

Southern Regional, Sr.


Brandon Bezak

Sacred Heart, Sr.

Brolin Cruz

Absegami, So.

Zack Kranefeld

Millville, Sr.

Max Limone

Mainland Regional, Sr.

Adam Preim

Hammonton, Sr.

Adam Santoro

Egg Harbor Twp., Sr.

Greg Schmitt

Ocean City, Sr.


Tyler Callahan

Buena Regional, Sr.

Jesse Dickenson

Sacred Heart, Jr.


Brandon Anderson

Middle Township, Sr.

Luke Bencie

Sacred Heart, Sr.

Alex Gauntt

Millville, Jr.

Alex Knowles

Wildwood Catholic, Sr.

Jared Krampetz

Lacey Township, Sr.

Chris Miller

Wildwood Catholic, So.

Jason Schwab

Mainland Regional, Jr.

Sam Vessels

St. Augustine Prep, Jr.

Honorable Mention

Pat McCord


Hector Bueso

Brendan Layden

Tyler Rau

Atlantic City

Joel Adams


Brandon Brown

Buena Regional

Erik Cunningham

Cooper Ficarra

Ryan Fogarty


Anthony Cole

Rich Startare

Cape May Tech

Billy Boss

Kyle Maurer

Cumberland Regional

Tim Adams

Zach Harlan

Bernie Somers

Tim Sost

Egg Harbor Township

Joey Auleta

Daniel DellaPeruta

Tom Nowlan

Vince Wilson


Sean O’Neill

Sean Peterson

E.J. Stoltzfus

Holy Spirit

Max Dolphin

Lacey Township

Tom Davies

Christian Valencia

Lower Cape May

Austin Lemma

Stanley Malcolm

Mainland Regional

Tim Gardner

George Salvesen Jr.

Darrel Shelton

Middle Township

Mike Cirroco

Mike Riggins


Mitch Friedel

Justin Veltri


Andrew Kimball

Kieran Keyser

Steve Zellers

Ocean City

Raul Belfield


Matt Beckett

Mike Mazzochi

Sacred Heart

Michael D’Arrigo

Christian Gill

Martin Murray

Ryan Stahl

St. Augustine Prep

Carmen Capoferri

St. Joseph

Sean Lockwood

Southern Regional

Michael Bender

Josh Edgar

Sean Robinson

Andrew Turner


Scott Johnson

Julio Rosas


Ken Haury

Wildwood Catholic

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