| The Daytona Seashore Information-Journal
The Information-Journal’s All-Decade boys soccer staff contains a distinctly worldwide taste.
Seven nations are represented among the many 11 gamers chosen — Italy, England, Eire, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Uruguay and, in fact, the US. Unsurprisingly, it results in a large amount of range in types for every of the gamers; some demonstrated uncooked tempo and physicality, whereas others excelled in technical wizardry on the ball.
Seabreeze, which reached three consecutive state finals and introduced residence a championship in 2017, leads the way in which with 4 All-Decade alternatives. Pine Ridge is the one different Volusia/Flagler program with a number of gamers acknowledged.
For this explicit staff, now we have elected to go along with a Three-Four-Three formation, together with no less than one holding midfielder and one attacking midfielder. Thus, a number of Information-Journal Participant of the 12 months award recipients will miss the lower; eight forwards earned that recognition throughout the decade.
GK — Federico Bertele, Seabreeze (Class of 2011)
Born within the soccer hotbed of Milan, Italy, Bertele shined for the Sandcrabs at first of the last decade. Named Participant of the 12 months in 2010, Bertele ended his prep profession with consecutive All-Space first staff nominations. A presence in between the sticks, Bertele helped Seabreeze attain 4 consecutive regional finals. He signed with North Florida, and finally transferred to Coastal Carolina, the place he earned second-team honors within the Massive South Convention.
D — Nathan Hubbs, Matanzas (Class of 2018)
Chosen to 3 straight All-Space first groups, Hubbs shifted all around the pitch for the Pirates. The 6-foot-Three, 175-pound Embry-Riddle signee totaled 62 targets and 15 assists throughout his 4 varsity seasons. In 2017, Hubbs discovered the again of the online 32 instances to assist ship a primary district championship to Matanzas, garnering All-State recognition from the Florida Athletic Coaches Affiliation.
D — Michael O’Sullivan, Pine Ridge (Class of 2013)
English-born O’Sullivan caught the eye of Volusia/Flagler coaches as a sophomore, contributing seven targets and 4 assists as a mainstay within the Panthers’ injury-ravaged squad. The three-year starter finally joined Orlando Metropolis’s academy, thrived the collegiate ranks at NCAA Division II Palm Seashore Atlantic and began an expert profession. O’Sullivan presently fits up for South Georgia Tormenta FC in USL League One.
D — Eamonn Moore, Mainland (Class of 2013)
Mainland final certified for the state boys soccer playoffs in 1999, the one time in program historical past in response to Florida Excessive Faculty Athletic Affiliation information. Nonetheless, Moore starred as a four-year letterwinner for the Bucs, incomes All-Space first staff and all-region nods twice. In whole, the 6-foot-Three, 178-pound Eire native scored 38 targets and tallied 53 assists in his prep profession. Moore settled into midfield on the subsequent degree and contributed 4 targets and 6 assists in 49 profession video games at Flagler School.
MF — Cole Chokanis, Pine Ridge (Class of 2013)
Previous to this previous winter, it had been 7 years since Pine Ridge captured a district championship. Chokanis, the final Participant of the 12 months to predominantly line up in midfield, drove the Panthers’ assault with 23 targets and 13 assists. In 2013, the Panthers went 23-6 and superior to a Class 4A regional closing. Chokanis contributed 15 targets in simply 10 begins as a sophomore previous to struggling a season-ending damage.
MF — Nathan Monsanto, Flagler Palm Coast (Class of 2015)
A two-year captain for the Bulldogs, Monsanto performed a key function in this system’s most up-to-date postseason run. The 6-foot, 175-pound Stetson signee was instantly concerned in 30 of FPC’s 105 targets that season, scoring 13 and including a team-high 17 assists. Monsanto, who earned All-Space first staff alternatives as a junior and senior, joined Stetson’s teaching employees as a graduate assistant and performed greater than 700 minutes in semi-pro Daytona SC’s inaugural season final summer season.
MF — Jacob Placing, Seabreeze (Class of 2014)
Placing made a right away impression upon arriving at Seabreeze, garnering All-Space first staff recognition as a freshman with 13 targets and 15 assists. The Ethiopian-born Placing adopted that up by producing back-to-back campaigns of no less than 20 targets. About his talent set, then-Sandcrabs coach Patrick Urquhart mentioned, “He handles the ball together with his toes in such a manner that it’s like an artwork kind.”
MF — Nate Thompson, Seabreeze (Class of 2019)
Tasked with marking opponents’ high offensive threats early in his prep profession, Thompson turned the point of interest of the Sandcrabs’ assault as a senior. Chosen as Participant of the 12 months in 2019, Thompson scored an area-best 30 targets and assisted eight others as Seabreeze reached a 3rd straight Class 3A state closing. The Jamaican-born midfielder made the All-Space first staff in every of these seasons, together with the college’s championship triumph in 2017.
F — Miguel DeLeon, Taylor (Class of 2017)
No person got here near DeLeon’s purpose whole this decade. The 5-foot-7, 130-pound striker bagged an eye-popping 175 targets — breaking Taylor’s program file with 48 as a junior, and smashing it the next yr with 71. The 2016 Participant of the 12 months carried the Wildcats so far as the Area 2-3A closing. He’s stored producing in school, as nicely. DeLeon was a second-team junior school All-American at Daytona State, and tied for the staff lead final fall at North Florida with three strikes in 9 video games.
F — Jagger Lieb, Spruce Creek (Class of 2014)
Lieb narrowly missed out on an All-Decade spot for soccer, however stamps his spot on this XI. The three-time All-Space first staff choose instilled worry in opponents from set items together with his left foot. In these three seasons, Lieb totaled 53 targets and 34 assists. A part of a deadly three-headed strike drive with 2011 Participant of the 12 months Austin O’Brien and Kiro Roman, Lieb helped the Hawks attain the Class 6A Closing 4 in 2011.
F — Franco Perez, Seabreeze (Class of 2018)
Rounding out the squad is the talisman from Seabreeze’s state champions. Perez prompted suits in a large number of how, from his tempo and dribbling to his lofted throw-ins into the penalty space. Within the Sandcrabs’ title-winning 2017 season, Perez hit the again of the online 23 instances and arrange an additional 35 targets by way of help. The Uruguayan-born left wing, who signed with Daytona State, added 21 targets and 28 assists throughout his senior season.
Honorable point out: Edson Abadia (Spruce Creek), Sam Abraham (Pine Ridge), Nick Boccuzzi (Spruce Creek), Cameron Bowling (Seabreeze), Dakotah Casale (Matanzas), Josh Cole (Pine Ridge), Will Crotty (Seabreeze), Peter Filipovski (Seabreeze), Jaiden Fortune (Pine Ridge), Jose Fuentes (DeLand), Joost Groenendaal (Seabreeze), Joe Harper (DeLand), Kai Koreniuk (Seabreeze), Stanley Joseph (Flagler Palm Coast), Jaime Lopez (DeLand), Sam Manns (Matanzas), Nick Masters (Spruce Creek), Bryan Mejia (Matanzas), Cris Mendez (DeLand), Tim Merrick (New Smyrna Seashore), Moises Meza (Matanzas), Nick Monsanto (Flagler Palm Coast), Austin O’Brien (Spruce Creek), Joe O’Sullivan (Pine Ridge), Brett Ramsey (College), Jose Rios (Taylor), Kiro Roman (Spruce Creek), Gabe Silveira (Father Lopez), Bradley Sisk (College), Cole Tepper (Seabreeze), Nick Weber (Matanzas)