By ALEX SPONSELLER The Rhode Island Boys and Girls Soccer Coaches Associations recently released their award winners for the recent high school season. The associations released All-Division and All-Academic squads, however, elected not to compile
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Rhode Island Boys and Girls Soccer Coaches Associations recently released their award winners for the recent high school season. The associations released All-Division and All-Academic squads, however, elected not to compile All-State units this year.
Pilgrim’s Paulo Frias, Matt Gibeau and Zach DaSilva were named to the Division II First Team, as well as Toll Gate’s Jayden Pereira. Pilgrim’s Tyler Bouressa and Eric Martins were named to the second team along with Toll Gate’s Josh Paiva and Alan Teran.
Pilgrim’s Jacob Holland and Toll Gate’s David Barry were named to the third team, while Paiva and Pilgrim’s Ken Rix were named to the All-Academic team.
Declan Caster and Brady McNamara represented Bishop Hendricken on the Division I First Team, while teammates Jacob Cuthill and Spencer Wood made the second team. Robert Schattle was named to the third team while Wood made the all-academic unit.
State champion Toll Gate’s Cassie Cirella, Olivia Dutra and Raegan Allen were named to the Division III First Team while Madison Lodge was named to the all-academic team.
Sarah Lynch, Alanna Coffie and Lily Brown were all named to the All-Division I squad as well as the all-tournament team. Ella Centracchio was named to the all-academic team, while Madi D’Amato won the Alice Sullivan Award for perseverance.
Along with their RIGSCA awards, the Pilgrim girls took home a handful of other accolades as well. Lynch was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-New England team, while Brown was named to the New England Soccer Journal’s All-Region team. Brown was also a nominee for Gatorade Player of the Year.
Here are some other local winners:
Johnston’s Jarred Lameiro and Antonio Patrone were named to the Division III First Team while teammates Nicholas Carlino and Jose Echeverria were part of the second team. Keba Gaye was named to the third team for the Panthers, while Carlino made the all-academic team.
The Cranston East and West boys teams were well-represented in the All-Division II squad, with three players from each team making it to the first team.
First team winners include West’s Matt Conti, Jordan Thibodeau and Vinny Turchetta. East’s representatives for the first team were Carlos Andrade, Joseph Lenk and Louis Reyes.
West’s Mike Paquette and Luke Schmidt were named to the second team along with East’s Christian Mestre and Josue Molina. Noah Van Resnelaar represented West on the third team while East’s Mario Meletz also made the third squad.
Cranston West’s Maddie Alves, Julia Robbins and Karol Matamoros Acosta were all named to the Division I All-Division team for the girls, while East’s Zasia Barron, Evelyn Vallee and Savana Lavimodiere were also all-division winners.
Lenk, as well as East’s Abbie Cahill were named to the all-academic squads.