All-Middle Georgia Boys Soccer Team

Article courtesy of the Macon Telegraph

Player of the Year

Cristian Medina, Houston County, Sr.

First Team

F Zane Holliman, Stratford, Jr.

Returning first-teamer; had 28 goals, 6 assists and one four-goal game for 13-6 Eagles

F Michael Fussell, Houston County, Sr.

Two-time all-region pick; had 12 goals and 23 assists in 21 games for 17-3-1 Bears

F Alex Gelter, Northside, Jr.

Returning second-teamer; had 11 goals and 12 assists (seven more than last year); three-year starter

F Cristian Medina, Houston County, Sr.

Averaged more than a goal per game, with 8 assists; team captain; Mercer is college choice

F Jesus Sanchez, Putnam County, Sr.

Scored 44 goals and had 13 assists for 18-2-2 Class AA semifinalist

MF Luis Almanza, Putnam County, Jr.

Attacking mid-fielder had 13 goals and 28 assists for 18-2-2 Class AA semifinalist

MF Justin Alonso, Northside, Sr.

Returning first-teamer; four-year starter; 37 career goals; four game-winning goals in 2016

MF Dawson Daniel, Mary Persons, Soph.

Region 2-AAAA offensive player of the year; had 19 goals and 8 assists for 15-3 Bulldogs

MF Logan Luque, Veterans, Soph.

Had 5 goals and 6 assists; two game-winning goals; controls midfield; picked to try out for Atlanta United academy team

MF Ethan Oulsnam, Jones County, Jr.

Returning first-teamer; had 6 goals and 4 assists; came off field once; anchor of team

D Omar Cervantes, Peach County, Jr.

Middle defender was Trojans’ team defensive MVP for 12-7 team

D Tae Daley, Northside, Jr.

Athletic defender helped Eagles to six shutouts en route to 10-5 season

D Pedro Escutia, Putnam County, Jr.

Center-back had a goal and 3 assists; key to team’s .8 goals against average

D Tim Freeman, Houston County, Jr.

Returning first-teamer; had a goal and 3 assists; three-time all-region pick; captain

D Michael Sordillo, Veterans

Region 2-AAAA defender of the year; region all-star pick; part of defense that had eight shutouts

GK Declan Furlough, Houston County, Jr.

Returning second-teamer; doubled saves, matched 2015 with six shutouts

Second Team

F Juan Aguilar, Peach County, Sr.

Team’s top scorer with 14 goals and 6 assists; major impact player for 11-8 Trojans

F Dylan Blevins, Veterans, Sr.

Returning second-teamer; two-time team leading scorer; had 11 goals, 5 assists and two game-winning goals

F Custis Donner, Stratford, Sr.

Had 18 goals and 7 assists; one four-goal game, one three-goal game

F Nicholas Harriger, Howard, Sr.

Scored 15 goals and had 3 assists in Region 2-AAAA play; all-region striker

F Gio Sanchez, Putnam County, Jr.

Scored 37 goals and had 31 assists for Class AA semifinalist

MF Micheal Aguilar, Peach County, Jr,

Had 10 goals, 8 assists; skilled and versatile; offensive MVP for 12-7 team

MF James Davis, Mary Persons, Jr.

No. 3 scorer on team, started every game for 15-3 Bulldogs

MF Jacob Mason, Lamar County, Jr.

Scored 9 goals with 2 assists; All-Region 2-AAAA; rarely left field

MF Nick Maiorana, Mount de Sales, Jr.

Returning second-teamer; had 15 goals and 3 assists; three-time all-area pick

MF Caleb Meeks, Jones County, Jr.

Returning second-teamer; increased goals and assists from 2015; all-region

D Nicholas Farmer, FPD, Sr.

Returning second-teamer; four-year starter; helped Vikings to 9-7-2 record

D Luke Guillory, Mount de Sales, Jr.

Had 5 goals and an assist; anchored young defense for 10-7 Cavaliers

D Tyler Messer, Peach County, Sr.

Defensive captain and director of defense for Sweet 16 team

D Zach Rush, Houston County, Jr.

DiVarsity all-stater; rarely came off field; defended top opponents

GK Cory Dixon, Jones County, Sr.

Returning first-teamer; 137 saves and 36 goals against backing up young defense

Honorable Mention

Baldwin: D Addison Bell, Fr.; F German Machado, Jr.

Central: F Temia Flint, Sr.

Gatewood: MF Brice Garland, Sr.; F Dylan Daniel, Sr.; MF Cole Williams, Soph.

CFCA: F Eddie Lindsey, Jr.

FPD: MF Henry Middlebrooks, Jr.; G Dontrez Johnson, Sr.; D Stephen Summerow, Soph.; F Dane Wiggins, Jr.

Houston County: MF Heath Henry, Jr.; MF Hunter Henry, MF.

Howard: G Austin Williams, Fr.

Jones County: MF Dennis Woolfolk, Jr.

Lamar County: MF Steve Lopez, Jr.; MF Loukas Plaxco, Sr.

Mary Persons: F Chacce Barfield; MF Shane King, Jr.; F Gabe Phillip; F Alex Rivera.

Mount de Sales: MF Cesar Benjume, Fr.

Northside: D CJ Alonso, Soph.; G Colin Thomas, Jr.

Peach County: D John Smith, Sr.; D Luis Yanez, Sr.

Perry: F Thomas Griger, Sr.; MF Max Merritt, Sr.

Putnam County: MF T.J. Silva, Jr.

Stratford: G Jacob Lischer, Sr.; D James Mitchell, Sr.; D Luke Slappey, Jr.

Trinity Christian: F Tyler Hester, Soph.

Upson-Lee: MF Caleb Zolman.

Veterans: F Max Wilkins, Jr.; MF Andrew Zubowicz, Sr.

West Laurens: Dra Stanley.

About this team: It was compiled based on nominations following multiple requests for information. Nominations were received from Baldwin, Central, CFCA, FPD, Gatewood, Houston County, Howard, Jones County, Lamar County, Mary Persons, Mount de Sales, Northside, Peach County, Perry, Putnam County, Stratford, Trinity Christian and Veterans.

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