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Mustangs have All-League soccer trio

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 November 2016 at 6:21 pm
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Photo by Mike Wertman – Representing Medina/Lyndonville on the first team of the Niagara-Orleans All-League soccer squad are, from left, Ethan Leonard, Kristian Snyder and Adam Cifelli.

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Contributed Photos – Albion’s Nick Reed, left, and Roy-Hart’s Jamasen Johnson.

Medina/Lyndonville has placed three players on the first team of the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League boys soccer squad including senior forward Kristian Snyder, junior midfielder Ethan Leonard and senior defender Adam Cifelli.

Snyder, a three time first team honoree, scored a Mustangs team record 27 goals this season while Leonard netted 6 goals and a team leading 13 assists.

Undefeated (10-0) champion Newfane tops the first team with four selections including senior forward Jonny Costanzo, junior midfielders Trevor Moreland and Mateo May and senior defender Matt Vogt.

Moreland, a three-time first team honoree and the N-O Player of the Year, had 22 goals and 15 assists this season while May had 15 goals and 15 assists and Costanzo 10 goals and 8 assists.

Runner-up Wilson (8-2) had a trio of selections including junior forward Cesar Carlin, senior midfielder Tyler Van Buren and senior defender Josh LiPuma.

Carlin, a three-time first team selection, had 37 goals and 10 assists and Van Buren 7 goals and 13 assists.

Akron is represented by senior midfielder Tyler Jones, who had 3 goals and 4 assists, and junior goalie Marcus Kenline, who made 148 saves.

Rounding out the first team are Albion senior defender Nick Reed, who had 3 goals and 3 assists, and Roy-Hart junior forward Jamasen Johnson who had 4 goals.

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Contributed Photos – Newfane’s Trevor Moreland, Mateo May and Jonny Costanzo.

Newfane also led the way on the second team with three selections including senior forward Bobby Heers, junior midfielder Clayton Cleveley and junior defender Max Weber.

Medina/Lyndonville placed senior forward Vassilios Bitsas and senior defender Coby Albone.

Albion is represented by senior defender Donato Rosario and junior goalie Devin Gaylor; Wilson by senior midfielder Brayden Skobjak and senior defender David Cloy and Akron by senior midfielder Cody Blasko.

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Contributed Photos – Newfane’s Matt Vogt, left, along with Akron’s Tyler Jones and Marcus Kenline.

The Honorable Mention players (by school) includes:

Newfane – Jeremy Ribbeck (Sr.) and Caleb Russell (Sr.)

Wilson – Steven Lewis (Sr.) and Matt Couturier (Jr.)

Medina/Lyndonville – Jacob Hoffee (Sr.) and Matt Hess (So.)

Akron – Jarrod Marsh (Sr.), Micah Suckow (10th) and Wayatt Martin (Jr.)

Albion – Hayden Pecoraro (Jr.), Preston Flugel (Jr.) and Connor McQuillan (So.)

Roy-Hart – Patrick Sheelar (Jr.) and Tim Moriarity (Sr.)

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Contributed Photos – Wilson’s Tyler Van Buren, Cesar Carlin and Josh LiPuma.