2016 Mirror boys soccer all-stars

Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich 2016 Altoona Mirror boys soccer first-team all-stars include (from left): First row—Tyrone’s Andrew Pearson, Chestnut Ridge’s Adam Frankenberry and Corey Amick, Altoona’s Alex Berardinelli, Hollidaysburg’s Adam Rosenbaum and Connor Pielmeier, Huntingdon’s David Bukowski. Second row—Bishop Carroll’s Selvin Maykovich and Alex Karlheim, Cambria Heights’ Adam Bobak and Matt Weimert, Altoona’s Michael Bartley and Evan Cardoza, Hollidaysburg’s Christian Kendziora, Austin Burket and Lucas Scordo, Bedford’s Gus Pyle and Jess Hampton.

FIRST TEAM

Corey Amick, sr., Chestnut Ridge: Midfielder/forward … Had six goals and four assists for the Lions in 17 games … Ridge finished 7-10.

Michael Bartley, jr., Altoona: Central defender … Was key component in Mountain Lions’ defense, posting seven shutout victories … Had two goals and four assists … Altoona went 12-6 and played in the District 6 4A championship game.

Alex Berardinelli, fr., Altoona: Forward … Led the Mountain Lions in points and goals with 12 goals and five assists … Altoona went 12-6 and played in the District 6 4A championship game.

Adam Bobak, jr., Cambria Heights: Sweeper … The last line of defense for the Highlanders, who gave up just 1.5 goals per game over the last 16 games … Was a perfect 8-for-8 on penalty kicks and also contributed three assists as the Highlanders went 15-5 and reached the District 6 2A semifinals … Kicked for the football team.

David Bukowski, jr., Huntingdon: Striker … Mountain League all-star first-teamer … Collected 10 goals and five assists as the lone striker in the team’s 4-2-3-1 formation … “Always drew the other team’s best defender,” according to coach Phil Hawkins … Huntingdon went 11-6-1 and played in the District 6 3A championship game.

Austin Burket, sr., Hollidaysburg: Midfielder/forward … Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … Had six goals and five assists for the District 6 Class 3A champion Golden Tigers, who went 12-8.

Evan Cardoza, sr., Altoona: Central midfielder … Controlled play and led possession for the Mountain Lions … Scored nine goals and assisted on six others from the midfield … “Excellent passer,” according to coach Dave McCarter … Altoona went 12-6 and played in the District 6 4A championship game.

Adam Frankenberry, sr., Chestnut Ridge: Midfielder … Collected five goals and four assists for the Lions in 17 games … Ridge finished 7-10.

Jess Hampton, jr., Bedford: Center back … Key member of Bisons’ defense that allowed just 21 goals in 20 games … Defense allowed less than six shots on goal per game … Bedford went 13-6-1.

Alex Karlheim, soph., Bishop Carroll: Forward … Scored 16 goals and assisted on 13 others for the Huskies, who went 10-9 and competed in the District 6 3A playoffs.

Christian Kendziora, sr., Hollidaysburg: Midfielder … Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … Handled the defensive/holding job for the Golden Tigers so others could attack … “A great passer of the ball,” according to coach Craig Shale … Helped lead Tigers to the District 6 3A title.

Selvin Maykovich, soph., Bishop Carroll: Forward … Collected 20 goals and six assists for the Huskies, who went 10-9 and competed in the District 6 3A playoffs.

Andrew Pearson, soph., Tyrone: Outside midfielder … Scored 13 goals this season for the Golden Eagles.

Connor Pielmeier, jr., Hollidaysburg: Midfielder .. Had breakout season for the District 6 Class 3A champion Golden Tigers, who went 12-8 … Finished with eight goals and eight assists.

Gus Pyle, sr., Bedford: Keeper … Mirror honorable mention as a junior … Recorded 11 shutouts as Bedford went 13-6-1 … Made 94 saves and had a 1.2 goals-against average.

Adam Rosenbaum, sr., Hollidaysburg: Central defender … Key component in Golden Tigers’ District 6 3A championship run … “Great in the air and great in the tackle,” according to coach Craig Shale … Hollidaysburg went 12-8.

Lucas Scordo, jr., Hollidaysburg: Midfielder … Registered seven goals and seven assists in a breakout year for the District 6 Class 3A champion Golden Tigers, who went 12-8 … Earned Mirror Athlete of the Week.

Matt Weimert, sr., Cambria Heights: Forward … Scored 23 goals and assisted on four others to lead the Highlanders’ resurgence … Heights won its section title in the LHAC, advanced to the District 6 2A semifinals and finished with a 15-5 mark … Biggest assets were speed, ball skills and determination, according to coach Adam Strasser.

HONORABLE MENTION

Aaron Andrews, sr., Tyrone, center midfielder; Lance Dague, jr., Bedford, outside back; Jared Delauter, jr., Bishop Carroll, midfielder; Jake Deterline, sr., Altoona, keeper; Nate Krug, sr., Bishop Carroll, defender; Tyler Mangold, jr., Chestnut Ridge, right defensive back; Tyler Scott, sr., Cambria Heights, center midfielder; Cleeford Sylne, sr., Bedford, forward; Kyle Whitaker, sr., Hollidaysburg, forward; Dylan Williams, sr., Chestnut Ridge, center defensive back

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