See the athletes and coaches chosen for this year's All-Scholastic team.
Players of the Year
Division 1: Donnie Igo, Needham
The senior led Needham to the Bay State Conference championship, scoring 23 of the Rockets’ 61 goals and assisting on eight others. Igo earned All-American honors, becoming the third Needham player to do so since 2012.
Division 2: Sadraque Ferraz, Randolph
Ferraz scored 46 goals to earn All-New England honors, as Randolph went 14-5 and reached the Division 2 South quarterfinals. He finished his career with 127 goals, the most ever for a Randolph soccer player.
Division 3: Ethan Stavisky, Wayland
The senior striker was Wayland’s leading scorer with 16 goals and four assists, powering the Warriors to the Dual County Small title. He was an Eastern Mass. All-Star and was named to the All-New England team.
Division 4: Brian St. Croix, Archbishop Williams
St. Croix scored 16 goals to lead Archbishop Williams to its second consecutive sectional title. He earned Catholic Central League MVP honors and was named to the Eastern Mass. All-Star team. St. Croix also plays hockey.
Adam Crawford, Silver Lake, senior
Crawford earned Patriot League MVP honors as he led Silver Lake to a 14-2-4 regular-season record and a league title. He was named to the All-State team while being named a league all-star for the third straight year.
Elijah Elmore, Brookline, senior
Ten of Elmore’s 21 goals were game-winners as Brookline reached the Division 1 North semifinals. Elmore, who has started every game since his sophomore year, finished his career with 39 points.
Maldini Fonseca, Brockton, junior
Fonseca led Brockton with 19 goals and 12 assists as the Boxers won their first sectional title in seven years. He was named to the Eastern Mass. All-Star team and the Big Three All-Star team for the second straight year.
Bobby Hurstak, Lincoln-Sudbury, senior
Hurstak posted 15 shutouts as Lincoln-Sudbury won its first Division 1 title. Hurstak is a three-time Dual County League All-Star and All-State selection, and earned All-New England honors. He will play soccer at Holy Cross.
Christian Labeck, BC High, senior
Labeck was Catholic Conference MVP, leading the league with 21 points. He was named to the All-State and All-New England teams. He is a two-time Catholic Conference All-Star who plans on playing college soccer.
Jon Lach, Norton, senior
Lach led the Tri-Valley League with 28 goals and 22 assists. He earned league MVP honors as Norton won its first state title in school history. He finished his career with a Tri-Valley League-record 113 points.
Christopher Romero, Oliver Ames, senior
Romero set career highs with 12 goals and 16 assists as Oliver Ames won its first state title. He was a Hockomock League All-Star while being named to the All-State team. He also plays baseball for Oliver Ames.
John Santos, Brockton, senior
Santos earned All-New England honors as Brockton won its first sectional title since 2008. He recorded 19 points and was named to the All-State and Big Three All-Star teams. He is a high honors student.
Lior Selve, Concord-Carlisle, senior
Selve led Concord-Carlisle with 18 points as the Patriots reached the sectional final for the 10th time in 13 years. He scored the winning goal for Concord-Carlisle in the 2014 Division 2 state final against Oliver Ames as a junior.
Devante Teixeira, Foxboro, senior
Teixeira led Foxboro with 22 goals, earning Hockomock MVP honors. He was named to the All-New England team, was a runner-up in the All-America voting, and was named to the Eastern Mass. All-Star team.
Sebastian Toro, East Boston, senior
An All-Scholastic for the second time and a two-year captain, Toro scored 14 goals and added 13 assists as the Jets won their final 17 regular-season games. East Boston won the City League title for the second straight year.
Hayden Yakola, Nauset, junior
Yakola scored 28 goals and chipped in 14 assists as Nauset went 17-0-1 in the regular season and won the Atlantic Coast League title. A junior, he was named to the All-State team and is an honor roll student.
Coaches of the year
Division 1: Richard Robens, Brockton
In his 17th season coaching Brockton, Robens guided the Boxers to a 19-3-3 record and the Division 1 South title, the Boxers’ first since 2008. Robens is a 1988 graduate of Taunton, where he played soccer.
Division 2: Matthew Jackling, Burlington
Jackling coached Burlington to a 14-2-3 record as the Red Devils won their first Middlesex League title and qualified for the postseason for the first time since 1997. Jacking also serves as the junior varsity basketball coach.
Division 3: Eric Greene, Norton
Greene coached Norton (23-0-1) to its first Tri-Valley League title and first state title in school history. He earned league coach of the year honors for a third time. Greene, in his 11th season at the helm, has a 120-64-36 record.
Division 4: Curt Hibbert, Bishop Connolly
Hibbert coached the Cougars (18-2-1) to the Mayflower League title in 2015, his third year as coach. He was named the Mayflower Coach of the Year. Hibbert guided the program’s turnaround from a 1-13 record two years ago.
Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Max Parent, Kunphel Sinha. Falmouth: Peter Dascombe-Olson. Marshfield: Charlie Argyle, Jack Hirschfield, Grayson Owens. Nauset: Andre Bois, Noah Casey, Jackson Hill, Jacob LaBranche, James McCully, Austin Small, Hayden Yakola. Sandwich: Robert Anderson, Dylan DeBettencourt, Josh MacLeod.
Bay State — Braintree: Stefan Jameson, Justin Phripp, Jonathan Yeragotelis. Brookline: Elijah Elmore, Edmund Geschicker. Framingham: Eric Adjei, Renato Dias, Matheus Moreira. Milton: Stefan Richardson, Alden Rosa. Natick: Noah Dixon, James Traficonte. Needham: Don Igo, Simon Shulman, Jeremy Stern. Newton North: Alex Haslam. Norwood: Adam Gold. Walpole: Ian Fair, Nick Randall. Wellesley: Willy Corkhill, Sean Igoe. Weymouth: Shane Adams, Jake Pforr.
Big Three — Brockton: Rilton Carvalho, Maldini Fonseca, Camden Frederick, Bruno Martins, Cristiano Martins, John Santos. Durfee: Anis Larbi, Ibrahim Na-Aata, Leandro Oliveira, Yorik Sajbin. New Bedford: Eathan Farias, Kevin Ferreira, Tiago Mimoso.
Boston City — Boston English: Melkin Arzu, Armandp Behena, Keith Yoko. Boston International: Stephen Jogba, Adonis Lopes, Gerald Louis. Brighton: Jason Gelin, Walter Ramos, Leandro Sousa. Burke: Emelson Barbosa, Nilton De Andrade, Edmilson Ianick Pires. Charlestown: Samuel Chavez, Brayan Garcia, Tomas Quino. CASH: Aldier Francois, Herby Milien, Anderson Valeus. Dorchester: Pascal Dieuvenuille. East Boston: Gerson Lopez, Daniel Orrego, Sebastian Toro. Latin Academy: Vadad Catovic, Troy Frederick, Braulio Lopez. Madison Park: Edmilson Batista, Affion Philip, Hennrickson Soares. O’Bryant: Bryan Guerrero, Jorge Mejia, Mauricio Reyes. Snowden: Ramsey Jean Juste, Jozef Pineda, Boubacar Seck. South Boston: Ngoc Hguyen, Hieu Le, Santiago Serna. West Roxbury: Josue Herrera, Woodjerry Joseph, Shueb Noor.
Cape & Islands — Cape Cod Academy: Truman Roundtree. Cape Cod Tech: Julio Alvarez. Falmouth Academy: Andy Pritchard. Nantucket: Gus Day, Ronaldo Powell, Luiz Terragno, Chris Tran. Rising Tide Charter: Collin Scally. St. John Paul II: Peter Barker, Sawyer Horan. Sturgis East: Mark Agostinelli, Sawyer Gibbons, Carter Otis. Sturgis West: Alex Grant.
Cape Ann — Georgetown: Ryan Slack. Hamilton-Wenham: Thomas Dowd, Nico Serpa. Ipswich: Max Benford. Lynnfield: Kuba Jablonka, Matt Seelig. Manchester Essex: Marco Kaper, George Lantz. Masconomet: Mitchell Forbes, Brian Gilbert, Alex Spaulding. Newburyport: Andrew Allman. North Reading: Anthony Tramontozzi. Pentucket: Gary Dwyer, Kyle Sedler. Rockport: Mateo Laverde, Andrew Wayrynen. Triton: Luke Reiniger.
Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: John Carnell, Brian Fisher, Patrick Hegarty, Sean Keenan, Brian St. Croix. Arlington Catholic: Liam Daly, Alex Tavitian. Austin Prep: Logan Bravo, Ryan DiNapoli, Mitchell Kennedy, Timothy Rasher. Bishop Fenwick: Oliver Botthof, Brian Harrington, Cameron Mirra, James Moore. Cardinal Spellman: Leemar Baptista, Tommy Grzybinski, Tyler Haynes. Cristo Rey: Chris Fleurima, Kingsley Joseph, Joshua Rivera. Lowell Catholic: Edoardo Califano, Andrea Celentano, Collin Gilligan, Tim Lefebure, Nathan Perez. Marian: Isiah James, Jordan Thomas, Damian Winchester. Matignon: Nicholas Chilemni, Nathan Domingas, Miva Kalton, Mitch LeBlanc, Mike Werton. Saint Joseph Prep: Gianluca Giani, Vova Quigley, Michael Roselli, Dante Salvucci. St. Mary’s: Kevin Esper, Chris Garcia, Dan Hennesey, Daniel Montoya.
Catholic — BC High: Dave Balcom, Christian Botero, Alpha Fofanah, Christian Labeck, Manny Pestana. Catholic Memorial: John Cambell, Emanuel Kollie. Malden Catholic: Devin Kelly, Guiseppe Limoli. St. John’s Prep: Blad Blyackham, Kevin Casey, Aidan Robinson. Xaverian: Joe Casey, Donte Mancini, Christian McKenzie, David Perry.
Commonwealth — Chelsea: Wilber Alfaro Castro, Derilson Barros DePina, Carlos Cartagena, Erik DePina, Kevin Umanzor. Essex Tech: Thomas Gallione, Kendrick McDonald, Matt Page, Josh Zwiercan. Greater Lawrence: Raul Delcid, Samuel Gens, Pedro Lopez, Derick Pereira. Greater Lowell: Bradley Bostwick, Raymie Brown, Meshach Dunn, Alvaro Homen. Lynn Tech: Fabian Benaviedes, Gilmer Mendez-Lopez, Hector Valdivieso. Minuteman: Nathaniel Etienne, Brian Racinos, Steven Shaw. Mystic Valley: Michael Carlino, Julian Ospina, Gaetano Panza, Michael Russo-Penta. Northeast: Kevin Mesa, Eddie Ulloa, Jose Villanueva. Shawsheen: Zack Buckland, Scott Callahan, Jake Lage, Christian Lukesy, Joe Skowronski. Whittier: Julian Brosi, Steve Hewey, Alex Kresge, Alex Leavitt, John Manning.
Dual County — Acton-Boxboro: Sean Cotnam, Evan Kaminski, Jake Urso. Bedford: Dan Doherty, Justin Hafer, Nate Presti. Boston Latin: Griffin Burns, Cameron Jones, Brendan McIntosh, Mark Williamson. Cambridge: Jose Andrade. Concord-Carlisle: Ben Dibble, Thomas Ratcliffe, Sam Royce, Lior Selve. Lincoln-Sudbury: Zach Beyloune, Ryan Donlan, Bobby Hurstak, Andy Manos, Riley McCabe. Newton South: Alex Kirsty, Dan Sellers. Wayland: Jamie Carver, Daniel D’Amico, Jack Fletcher, Daniel Keating, Ethan Stavisky. Westford: Ben Balian, Nick Melhorn, Canon Sawrey. Weston: Drew Goulart, Tyler Poritzky.
Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Patrick Clark, Luke Fuller, Frank Mendez, Hunter Smith. Bishop Stang: Nick Pacheco. Coyle & Cassidy: Joseph deMello, John Paul Ramos. Martha’s Vineyard: Gabriel Bellebuono, Silas Berlin, Julian Carter, Jason Lages, Nevin Wallis. Somerset Berkley: Nick Casey, Drew DeCoste, Nate Pacheco.
Greater Boston — Everett: David Rosa, Eric Senibaldi. Malden: Giancarlo Andre Leon, Felipe Cypsiano, Bruno da Silva, Gutenbert Peixoto Dos Santos. Medford: Shawn Allien, Josh Crespo, Jordan Howard, Owen Miller, Pedro Santos. Somerville: Jonathan Argueta, Spencer Pitkin.
Hockomock — Attleboro: Harry Lancaster, Zach Rodrigues. Canton: Patrick Hession. Foxborough: Anthony Barreira, Rob Lowey, Joe Morrison, Devante Teixeira. Franklin: Dan Geraci, Henri Guilmette, Nick Parent. King Philip: Joseph Kellett, Tyler Mann, Cameron Mullins. Mansfield: Christopher Elsner, Maxwell Gunron. Milford: Mike DaSilva. North Attleborough: Matt Coscarella. Oliver Ames: Nathaniel Cardoza, Thomas McCormick, Keegan Nutt, Chris Romero. Sharon: Andrew Filipkowski, Noah Kurland. Stoughton: Goody Fombe, Fabio Ponce de Leon. Taunton: Austin Botelho.
Mayflower — Avon: Matt Clark. Bishop Connolly: Slater Cook-Dumas, Mitchell Hibbert, Toni Ojadi, Jeff Pires. Blue Hills: Eiandaniel Aguilar, Alexis Reinoso, Patrick Toscano. Bristol Aggie: Connor Dugan. Bristol-Plymouth: Eric Hayden, Jose Velez. Diman: Gianni Armantano, Lucas Armantano, Matt Camera, Alex Moura. Holbrook: Brendan Comer, Nick Fanfan, Cam Marshall. Norfolk Aggie: Luke Burns, Brayden Stamps. Old Colony: Brennan Gray, Paul Soucy, Zach Soucy, Ryan Viera. Sacred Heart: Kyle Coleman, Emily Finn, Nick Gallo. Southeastern: Anthony Monteiro. Tri-County: Danny Elliot, Connor Strom. Upper Cape: Mike Kinsman, Tyler Todesco, Thomas Willett, Devin Wiper. West Bridgewater: Lucas Sarantopoulos. Westport: Nick Fay, Alex Macharias.
Merrimack Valley — Andover: Stas Curreri, Steven Schuhwerk. Billerica: Daniel Canniff, Brendan Hughes, Matthew Ternullo. Central Catholic: Isaiah Langa. Chelmsford: William Higson, Brady Ryan. Dracut: Spencer Parson. Haverhill: George Papoulis. Lawrence: Carlos Diego. Lowell: Kyle Alves, Meyele Malango, Zachary Turcotte. Methuen: Justin Echeverry. North Andover: Paul DeMaio, Rory Martin. Tewksbury: Ameen Kalkhoran, Connor Maclean.
Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Brendan Claflin, Alex Gonzalez, Ken Niyonzima, Brian Pakmel, Orlando Rodriguez. Melrose: Nick Cordeau, Vien Pham. Stoneham: Michael Tagarovsky. Wakefield: Zack Dascoli, Mo Janga, Juan Maysonet, Mark Melanson. Watertown: Roman Davis, Peter Laskaris. Wilmington: Brian Cavanaugh, Matt Spurr.
Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Peter Clifford, George West. Belmont: Edward Stafford. Lexington: Hagop Kouchakdijan, Lewis Mustoe, Adrian Porras, Max Shen-Molesky, Federico Sorcini. Reading: Danny Choi, Jackson Conroy, Ryan Fargo, Nathan Plano. Winchester: Mark Calnan, Cooper Harris, Jake Kneebone. Woburn: Pat Hurley, Cam Pacheco.
Northeastern — Beverly: Christian Goodwin, Dan Russell. Danvers: Jackson McPherson, Jay McPherson, Spencer Persson. Gloucester: Treigh Worell. Marblehead: Jaime Marden. Peabody: Lucas Amaral. Revere: Mateo Cespedes, Sebastian Cuervo. Swampscott: Michael Coffey, Jack Herlihy.
Old Colony — Barnstable: Felipe Campos, Pedro Chapuis, Jac Cordeiro, Michael Haydon, Max Spence. Bridgewater-Raynham: Kyle Dinunno, Sean Meaney, Will Parady, Mike Sullivan, Andrew Thorson. Dartmouth: Nathan Morgado, Jordan Pacheco, Benjamin Paine, Andrew Panaggio, Joshua Sousa.
Patriot — Duxbury: Rufus Adams, Troy Barlow, Jose DaSilva, Kurt Kennelly. Hanover: Zack Chase, Jonny Ferrarini, Brennan Taylor. Hingham: Campbell Davies, Brendan Lahiff, Owen Murray, Jack Noonan, Devon Oakley. Middleborough: Kai Pineda. North Quincy: Anxhelo Taho. Pembroke: Mike Courtright, J.J. Holstein, Tyler Mello, Vince Mitchell, Sal Perotto. Plymouth North: Eliomar Dutra. Plymouth South: Kyle Daly, Matt Eckland, Tim Wilson. Quincy: Aidan Smyth, Paulo Sores. Scituate: Ryan Baker, Justin Daileader, Sean Rezendes, Ben Sandham, Mike Skeiber. Silver Lake: Adam Crawford, Will Gallagher, Jake Keene, Zachary Sargent, Mitchell Storey. Whitman-Hanson: Brian McGahan.
South Shore — Abington: Tyler Mariano. Carver: Josh Dion, Bryan Roche, Jason Showan, Connor Skinner. Cohasset: Evan Canney, Matt Legge, Mathias Loft, Liam O'Connell, Cam Pattisoin, Dan Toomey. East Bridgewater: Luke Dewhurst, Corey Zani. Hull: Mike Silvestri. Mashpee: Gunner Ahearn, Ryan Boyd, Ben Daigneault. Monomoy: Akeem Bucknor, Sean Spies. Norwell: Harry Davis, Jack Dwyer, Ryan Horan, Jack Ochs, Mike Ward. Randolph: Mevs Camille, Kallebe Ferraz, Sadraque Ferraz, Jimsky Jean Hillaire. Rockland: Jake Crawford, Joe Kimbal, Johnny Nugyen, Gustavo Ribeiro.
Tri-Valley — Dover-Sherborn: Will Herman, Eli Yasuna. Holliston: Karl Coussellant, Kyle Papulis. Hopkinton: Davide Sala. Medway: Jake Warren. Norton: Ryan Blakeley, Jared Kahn, Jon Lach, Jordan Lach, Danny Pereira. Westwood: David Ovalle.
How we picked the team
The All-Scholastic boys’ soccer team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues. Text by Pat O’Rourke.