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2016 North-South Soccer All-Star Teams Announced

MONTGOMERY -- All-star squads for the 2016 North-South boys’ and girls’ soccer all-star matches have been selected.
     All selected players, rising seniors for the Class of 2017, were chosen by the Soccer Selection Committee from nominations submitted by high school coaches from across the state to participate at the 20th annual AHSAA Summer Conference and AHSADCA All-Star Games competition in Montgomery July 18-22, according to an announcement by Alvin Briggs, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA).
     The North-South boys’ and girls’ soccer doubleheader will be at Emory Folmar Soccer Complex on Tuesday, July 19 with the girls playing at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 7. 
     The AHSADCA All-Star Games also include in-state games in baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ basketball, volleyball and football. The 56th North-South All-Star football game will be played Thursday night, July 21, at Cramton Bowl.
      The AHSAA Summer Conference is a week-long event that includes sports-specific clinics and special sessions for coaches, principals, athletic directors, cheerleading coaches and officials. Also, an All-Sports Equipment Expo and other related activities are scheduled throughout the week.
     Among the week’s highlights will be the Sportsmanship Luncheon honoring all schools that have not had an ejection or fine during the 2015-16 school year, and the Championship Coaches Awards Banquet that includes the naming of the 2015-16 Making A Difference Award Recipients , Coaches of the Year in each sport and the AHSADCA Athletic Director of the Year. Both banquets will be Friday, July 22.
      Concluding the week will be the annual Officials Awards Banquet set for Saturday, July 23, at noon.
      Coaches for the North Girls’ Soccer All-Stars are Julie Little of Albertville, Hunter Gray of Indian Springs and George Cavender, retired Butler coach who will serve as administrative coach for the North boys and girls.  South coaches are Analyn Coker of Trinity Presbyterian, Dennis Jones of Smiths Station and Ken Wright of Alabama Christian, the administrative coach for the South girls and boys.
     The South boys’ coaches are Joe Nelson of Northview and Wilfredo Navidad of Montgomery Academy. North coaches are Casey Harbin of Cullman and Daniel DeMasters of defending Class 7A state champion Oak Mountain.
     The North swept both matches in 2015 and now hold a 10-4-1 edge in the boys’ all-star series and are 12-2-1 in the girls’ competition overall.
     The 2016 Soccer All-Star rosters are below.


NORTH TEAM








Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Mary Borden

Florence

DEF

5'8

Brennen Cooke

Spain Park

FOR

5'7

Meghan Cottingham

Thompson

FOR

6'3

Natalie Fogle

Westminster Christian

DEF

5'2

Josephine Gray

Indian Springs

MID

5'9

Madeline Guillen

Chelsea

FOR

5'3

Abby Harper

Randolph

MID

5'6

Aniya Mahaffey

Oxford

DEF

5'2

Aubrie McFall

James Clemens

MID

5'3

Camryn Neal

Westminster OM

MID

5'9

Lindsay Pierce

Madison County

DEF

5'4

Mary Poe

Mountain Brook

FOR

5'9

Jordan Richmond

Holy Spirit Catholic

FOR

5'6

Charissa Roth

Bob Jones

DEF

na

Abigail Traylor

Pell City

MID

5'3

Alyssa Vess

Oak Mountain

GK

5'9

Eleanor Warner

Grissom

MID

5'7





COACHES








Julie Little

Albertville



Hunter Gray

Indian Springs



George Cavender

Retired - Administrative











SOUTH TEAM








Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Taylor Adams

Carroll

FOR

5'2

Emma Bearden

Murphy

DEF

5'5

Maggie Chambers

Montgomery Academy

MID

5'3

Gracie East

Faith Academy

FOR

5'1

Dora Eskridge

Montgomery Academy

GK

5'9

Lily Fulton

Spanish Fort

DEF

5'6

Bailey Gardner

McGill-Toolen Catholic

DEF

5'8

Kirra-Mae Hawke

Auburn

DEF

5'6

Sally Hoffman

Houston Academy

DEF

5'4

Mackenzie Howell

Fairhope

MID

5'4

Eva Knapstein

McGill-Toolen Catholic

GK

5'10

Mallory Messer

St. Paul's

MID

5'4

Cameryn Rogers

Prattville

FOR

5'4

Skylar Scott

Smiths Station

FOR

5'8

Aliya Seebrat

Trinity Presbyterian

MID

5'5

Ashlyn Straham

Park Crossing

MID

5'4

Mary Tipton

Trinity Presbyterian

MID

5'10

Daly Wagoner

Benjamin Russell

MID

5'5





COACHES








Analyn Coker

Trinity Presbyterian



Dennis Jones

Smiths Station



Ken Wright

Alabama Christian - Administrative










2016 BOYS NORTH/SOUTH SOCCER ROSTERS






NORTH ALL-STARS







Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Benjamin Borths

Saint Bernard

DEF

5'9

Cade Bryant

Sylacauga

FOR

5'11

Liam Condone

Spain Park

MID

6'0

Nicholas Craig

Madison Academy

LB

6'0

Kennedy Davis

Oak Mountain

MID

5'8

Landon Gaskins

Helena

MID

5'10

 

Cole Gerding

Cullman

MID

6'0

Garren Hayes

Grissom

DEF

5'11

Connor Johnston

Vestavia Hills

MID

5'11

Jose Moreno

Tanner

FOR

6'0

Kyle Oswalt

Guntersville

GK

6'3

Matthew Paul

Florence

DEF

5'10

Saylor Solley

Decatur

FOR

6'2

Seth Torman

Pelham

GK

6'5

Logan Tucker

Pell City

FOR

5'8

Cole Williams

Hoover

FOR

5'9

Jack Wilson

Westminster of Oak Mtn

MID

6'2

Jacob Wolanske

Mountain Brook

DEF

6'0





COACHES








Casey Harbin

Cullman



Daniel DeMasters

Oak Mountain



George Cavender

S.R. Butler (Retired) -Admin.











SOUTH ALL-STARS







Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

William Atkinson

Auburn

FOR

5'11

Jackson Barber

Daphne

MID

5'9

Houston Barnett

Citronelle

GK

5'11

Robert Broom

Holtville

MID

5'11

Enrique Chacaj

Park Crossing

MID

5'8

Matthew Duffey

McGill-Toolen Catholic

MID

5'8

Brandon East

Faith Academy

DEF

5'10

Seth Eddis

Enterprise

DEF

5'9

Michael Greene

Alma Bryant

MID

5'5

Cole Grogan

Benjamin Russell

FOR

5'9

Noah Harrelson

St. Paul's

DEF

6'1

Ethan Hill

Fairhope

FOR

6'0

Michael Kelly

Montgomery Academy

GK

6'2

Logan McDaniel

Houston Academy

DEF

5'10

Matt Merrill

Mary G. Montgomery

MID

6'0

Ahmed Nasser

Baker

FOR

5'8

Jose Ramos Favela

Opelika

MID

6'0

Jacob Rowell

Spanish Fort

DEF

5'8





COACHES








Joe Nelson

Northview



Wilfredo Navidad

Montgomery Academy



Ken Wright

Alabama Christian - Admin.