Henry stepped up in Houston County offense

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All-Middle Georgia Boys Soccer Team


Player of the Year

Hunter Henry, Houston County

Coach of the Year

Stephen Edwards, Houston County

Taking over in late summer with a roster in transition and a jump in GHSA classification, Edwards led the Bears to another region title and a playoff win.

First Team


Alex Gelter, Northside, Sr.

The returning first-teamer, one-time second-teamer and three-year starter is the school record-holder for single-season goals (16) and career assists (52)

Hunter Henry, Houston County, Sr.

The center-forward led shared the team lead in goals with brother Heath with 19, and he had 27 assists for the team lead.

Zane Holliman, Mary Persons

The returning two-time first-teamer, a transfer from Stratford, earned Region 2-4A honors despite missing time with an injury. He had 13 goals and two assists.

Nick Maiorana, Mount de Sales, Sr.

The two-time second-teamer scored 28 goals with two assists to again anchor the Cavs’ offense, is headed to Cornell.


James Davis, Mary Persons, Sr.

The returning second-teamer led the 15-3-1 Bulldogs had 19 goals, and also often anchored he defense in an all-Region 2-4A season.

Heath Henry, Houston County, Sr.

The attacking mid had 19 goals and 23 assists, helping a young Bears team reach the second round of the playoffs.

Max Wilkins, Veterans, Jr.

The returning honorable mention selection led the Warhawks in goals and set a program single-season record with 30, giving him 57 in the past two seasons. He was Region 1-5A’s top offensive player.

Chase Winters, Upson-Lee, Soph.

The Region 2-4A offensive player of the year and team MVP had nine goals and six assists for the 14-6 Knights, alternating between mid and forward.


Tim Freeman, Houston County, Sr.

The returning first-teamer and one-time second-teamer was a four-year starter and two-year team captain, leading a defense that allowed 15 goals, earning Region 1-6A defender of the year honors.

Shane King, Mary Persons, Sr.

The versatile defender helped the Bulldogs to a .78 goals against average and had five goals and four assists, earning first-team honors in Region 2-4A.

John Armstrong, Upson-Lee, Soph.

The first-team Region 2-4A pick keyed the Knights to 10 shutouts and a .65 goals against average.

Michael Sordillo, Veterans, Sr.

The returning first-teamer had six goals, but was the lone senior on defense and was the top defender in Region 1-5A.


Declan Furlough, Houston County, Sr.

The returning first teamer and one-time second-teamer allowed 14 goals, and his .38 goals against was in the Maxpreps top 10 nationally.

Second Team


Bryce Garner, Lamar County, Sr.

Garner averaged a goal a game, 15 for the season, but suffered a late-season collarbone injury.

Jake Jamison, Stratford, Jr.

Jamison had six multi-goal games, with 19 goals and five assists for the Eagles.

Luke Spivey, Dublin, Sr.

Spivey helped the Irish to the Region 3-2A title and two playoff wins, and he graduated with the program record of 65 career goals.

Dane Wiggins, FPD, Sr.

The returning honorable mention selection had 15 goals and six assists to lead the Vikings in both categories.


Brett Galonczyk, MdS, Soph.

Galonczyk had four goals and nine assists, helping the Cavs drastically improve scoring while also playing some defense.

Austin Marfell, Houston County, Fr.

The youngster had 11 goals and six assists for the Bears, who won seven games by five goals or more.

Cameron Dobbs, Veterans, Soph.

Dobbs stepped into the starting role as the Warhawks moved up in class, and he scored six goals with two assists.

Andrew Musmanno, Veterans, Fr.

Musmanno stepped into the lineup of a team that stepped up a classification and scored two goals with four assists while helping the defense allow only 10 goals in eight region games.


Rhett Baucom, Upson-Lee, Soph.

Baucom played outside back, but was often into the attack, scoring four goals with five assists.

Luke Guillory, Mount de Sales, Sr.

The returning second-teamer has been the team’s best defender for a few years, leading a young group in 2017 and scoring nine times with seven assists.

Tyler Knowles, Perry, Jr.

Knowles was the Region 2-4A defensive player of the year in a region that included Mary Persons and Upson-Lee.

Clayton Martin, Houston County, Jr.

Marfell scored three goals, thanks to some set pieces, but otherwise was a physical defender on a unit that gave up 15 goals.


Colin Thomas, Northside, Sr.

In only his second year of soccer, Thomas had 71 saves, including 18 in the Region 1-6A championship game.

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