Player of the Year

Connor Hurff

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Forward

The Press Player of the Year led the Hermits to the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference, South Jersey Coaches Tournament and South Jersey and state Non-Public A titles with a team-high 25 goals.

Graham Deever

Middle Township, Sr., Forward

Scored a team-high 16 goals and netted four game-winners. Led the Panthers to the Cape-Atlantic League National Conference Division I title.

Nick Gazzara

Sacred Heart, Sr., Forward

Led the area with 42 goals and led the Lions to the CAL National Conference title. Gazzara's 42 goals tied Sacred Heart head coach Mario Monfardini and Vineland grad Jim Connor as the sixth best single-season total in CAL history.

Dom Pernice

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Forward

Pernice complemented Hurff nicely on the Prep's front line and finished the season with seven goals. Scored in three of the team's four playoff games and would have been the focal point of most offenses in the area.

Bernie Somers

Egg Harbor Township, Sr., Forward

One of the fastest players in the CAL, Somers scored eight goals and helped the Eagles to one of the best seasons in school history.

Neaton Thompson

Bridgeton, Jr., Forward

The athletic forward got off to a fast start this season as he scored eight goals in the team's first five games and finished with a team-high 13 goals.

Joe Auleta

Hammonton, Sr., Halfback

Scored in three of the team's four South Jersey Group III playoff games and finished with a team-high 10 goals as the Blue Devils won the first sectional title in school history.

Christian Gill

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Halfback

Gill had a knack for scoring big goals this season. Nine of his 11 goals were game-winners for the Hermits.

Thomas Nowlan

Hammonton, Sr., Halfback

Finished the season with nine goals and controlled play in the midfield. Combined with Joe Auleta to form one of the area's top midfields.

Dan Ratyniak

Lacey Township, Sr., Halfback

A dynamic player in the middle of the field, Ratyniak led the Lions with 16 goals and nine assists.

Jason Schwab

Mainland Regional, Sr.

Halfback Scored game-winning goals against rival Ocean City, Oakcrest and Millville and finished second on the team with six goals.

Eucario Solano

Absegami, Sr., Halfback

Solano did a little bit of everything for the Braves. Finished with nine goals and three game-winners while doing a solid job defensively in the midfield.

Kyle Stanford

Middle Township, Jr.

Halfback More than capable of pushing forward from his spot in the midfield, Stanford scored 14 goals this season and combined with Graham Deever to form one of the top scoring duos in the CAL.

Jaryd Aulfo

Sacred Heart, Sr., Fullback

The captain of the defense from his sweeper position, Aulfo was the leader of one of the CAL top defenses.

Patrick Bik

Sacred Heart, Sr., Fullback

Bik typically had the unenviable task of marking the opposing team's top player and took his fair share of players out of their game.

Brolin Cruz

Absegami, Jr., Fullback

An injury forced Cruz from the midfield back to sweeper where he flourished and quickly became the leader of the defense.

Josh Edgar

Vineland, Sr., Fullback

A gritty defender not known to shy away from contact, Edgar frustrated opposing strikers.

Sam Vessels

St. Augustine Prep., Sr., Fullback

Vessels was the quarterback of the team's defense. Was dominant in taking Pingry, one of the top offenses in the state, out of their game in the Prep's State Non-Public A title game.

Damien Irons

Southern Regional, Sr., Goalkeeper

Irons had six shutouts and was the key to the Rams allowing only 20 goals all season, the second lowest total in school history.

John Richards

St. Augustine Prep, Sr., Goalkeeper

Name a CAL goalkeeping record and Richards likely broke it this season. Set the career wins record (61) as well as the record for wins (25) and shutouts (20) in a season.

Second Team

Forwards

Ethan Decker

Southern Regional, Soph.

Sam Falzone

Cumberland Regional, Sr.

Ryan Fogarty

Barnegat, Sr.

Anthony Maruca

Absegami, Jr.

A.J. McFadden

Lower Cape May, Sr.

Tim Sost

Egg Harbor Township, Jr.

Halfback

Michael D'Arrigo, St. Augustine Prep, Sr.

Randle Irion, Vineland, Sr.

Mike Mazzochi, Sacred Heart, Jr.

Dominick Palmieri, St. Augustine Prep, Jr.

Christian Valencia, Lower Cape May, Sr.

Justin Veltri, Oakcrest, Jr.

Fullback

Mike Carmody, Ocean City, Sr.

Max Dolphin, Lacey Township, Sr.

Tim Gardner, Middle Township, Jr.

Obi Onwuka, Mainland Regional, Jr.

Mickey Smyth, St. Augustine Prep, So.

Ryan Stahl, St. Augustine Prep., Sr.

Goalkeeper

Matt Broomall, Mainland Regional, Jr.

Tom Davies, Lower Cape May, Sr.

HONORABLE MENTION

Sean Ahern, Juan-Carlos Guzman

Absegami

Arturo Morales, Omar Morales

Atlantic City

Michael DiCandia, Michael Filippone

Barnegat

Michael Angel, Brian Fortoul, Jose Islas, J.J. Leal

Bridgeton

Santi Garzon, A.J. Gazzara, Gabe Guadarrara

Buena Regional

Greg Hume

Cape May Tech

Mike Casper

Cumberland Regional

Jack Dietz, Tyler Harlan, Nathan Tomassone, Brad Watkins

Egg Harbor Township

Mike Ashiotes, Christopher Simon, Vince Wilson

Hammonton

Dylan Higgins

Holy Spirit

Alec Delconte, Matt Nowakowski

Lower Cape May

George Salvesen, Darrell Shelton

Middle Township

Alex Gauntt

Millville

Derrick Brewer, Kieran Keyser, James Ruff, Steve Zellers

Ocean City

Carlos Diaz

Pleasantville

Matt Beckett, Jesse Dickenson, Mike Rothman

Sacred Heart

Garret Voit

St. Augustine Prep

Phil Vitale

Southern Regional

John Gery, Weston Scott

Wildwood Catholic