Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 12, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: AHS places nine players on 31-4A All-District team

Joe Elerson
The Athens Review

Athens — The Athens Hornets received one superlative selection by the District 31-4A coaches on the all-district team released Wednesday morning.

Senior goalkeeper Johnny Gonzalez was named the Newcomer of the Year, while teammates Enrique Rodriguez, Alfredo Vasquez and Bryant Castaneda were named to the first team.

Juan Mota, Kody Ingham and Jordy Castaneda were named to the second team.

Raul de la Fuente and Pedro Galvan received honorable mention honors rounded out the Hornets selections.

Mabank’s Caleb Massengale and Jhon Leon were named to the first team, while Tyler Crum and Trevor Orsak were named to the second team.

District 31-4A All-District Team:

Superlatives

Coach of the Year — Jason Lawless, Lindale

MVP — Riley Alvey, Lindale

Offensive MVP — Porfirio Benitez, John Tyler

Defensive MVP — Andrew Stevenson, Whitehouse

Sophomore of the Year — Parker Baskin, Whitehouse

Newcomer of the Year — Johnny Gonzalez, Athens

Keeper of the Year — Daniel Montoya, John Tyler

First team

MABANK — Caleb Massengale; Jhon Leon

ATHENS —  Enrique Rodriguez; Alfredo Vasquez; Bryant Castaneda

WHITEHOUSE — Destin Wilkins; Elijah Stevenson; Travis Blackburn

LINDALE — Lane Casey; Nate Nichols; Jesse Emberley; Dylan Tiiman; Shane Edmondson

JOHN TYLER — Juan Cornejo; Jose Valdez; Gerardo Lopez; Noe Diaz

CHAPEL HILL —Edgar Espinoza; Isai Torrescano

Second team

MABANK — Tyler Crum; Trevor Orsak

ATHENS — Juan Mota; Kody Ingham; Jordy Castaneda

WHITEHOUSE — Edwin Garcia; James Ray; Chris Langley

LINDALE — Davis Behee; Josue Arroyo; Timmy Moyer; Thomas Kincaid

JOHN TYLER — Naid Pineda; Lorenzo Duran; Aaron Alonzo

CHAPEL HILL — Ivan Mojica; Carlos Gonzalez

Honorable mention

ATHENS — Raul de la Fuente; Pedro Galvan.