The Association of NC Soccer Coaches (NCSCA) recently released a selection of all regions and states for the 2021-22 youth soccer season.
1A All State
The NCSCA 1A Jeonju team consisted of 14 selections from 11 different schools. Only six players from the traditional 1A Public School were allowed on the team, two from Sally County.
Mount Airy’s Junior Elkin Lopez made his first selection during the 2020-21 season and was named the second national team. Lopez finished the year with 45 goals, 15 assists, 105 points and 205 steals.
Lopez’s 105 points are the highest in the state’s 1A sector, the fifth highest in the state of all classifications, and the 41st in the country. His 45 goals are the most in Mount Airy’s football history, the most in North Carolina’s 1A school, fourth in the state as a whole, and 36th in the country. Lopez was also selected as the Northwest 1A Conference Offense Player of the Year.
Another county student athlete honored by the 1A Jeonju Team is Elkin High School Senior Thomas McComb. McComm’s individual statistics were not available in MaxPreps, but the goalkeeper recorded five shutouts that year. Buckin’Elkins finished second with a 9-3 record at the Northwest 1A Conference and finished the year with a 13-7-1 record. McComb was also selected as the NW1A Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
Mount Airy’s Holden Harley recognized as a State Assistant Coach of the Year. Harley has received this honor twice so far, and Granite Bear’s assistant has been named the fourth coach of the year since 2012.
Harley led the Bears to a comprehensive record of 26-1 and set the next school record. The total win rate and consecutive win rate were 26, the regular season win rate was 22, the meeting win rate was 12, the home win rate was 100%, and the goal was 156.
2A All State
The 2A All-State team featured 21 selections from 20 different schools.
The only local player chosen for All State was Forbush’s Axel Garcia. There were no individual statistics on Garcia’s MaxPreps. He was named the Foothills 2A Conference Offensive Player of the Year and helped the Falcons win the conference championship with a perfect 12-0 record. Four Bush finished 17-5 overall to reach the second round of the 2A State Playoffs.
1A All areas
Region 10 of the 1A classification includes schools in NW1A and Northwest Piedmont 1A Conferences. The member schools are as follows.
NWPC: Bethany Community, Bishop McGuinness, Carver, Cornerstone Charter, Millennium Charter, NC Leadership Academy, Winston-Salem Prep
NW1A: Alleghany, East Wilkes, Elkin, Mount Airy, North Stokes, South Stokes, Starmount
The following players have been selected for the 1A All Regions Team in Region 10.
Alligainy: Michael Myers
Bishop McGuinness: Michael Hertzberger
Elkin: Carlos Espinosa, Mark Habana, Thomas McComb, Adam Settle
Mount Airy: Sergio Garcia, Noahart, Carson Hill, Elkin Lopez, Angel Osorno, Edwin Ramirez
NC Leadership Academy: Zach Donath, Anakin Leister, Cade Shoemaker, Scott Stanley, David Truhe
South Stokes: Trey Seagle, Tyler Whitaker
Star Mount: Christian Maya, Diego Zniga
Region 10 Coach of the Year: NC Leadership Academy Craig Shoe Maker
2A all areas
Region 10 of the 2A classification features schools in FH2A and Mid-State 2A Conferences. The member schools are as follows.
FH2A: East Sally, Four Bush, North Sally, North Wilkes, Sally Central, West Wilkes, Wilkes Central
MS2A: McMichael, Morehead, North Forsyth, Reidsville, TW Andrews, Walkertown, West Stokes
The following players have been selected for the 2A All Regions Team in Region 10.
East Sally: Jesus Estrada, Jacobrow, Nick Royale
Forbush: Axel Garcia, Clegg Johnson, Juan Ramirez, Ryan Zachary
Sally Central: Jordia Villa, Johnny Garcia, Eliazar Gonzalez, Daniel Juarez
North Forsyth: Axel Vernal, Jonathan Verera, Aldogtieres, Noesandval, Frog Trinidad
North Sally: Jair Gonzalez, Dallas Raya
West Stokes: Myles Knox, Peyton Spainhour
Wilkes Central: Joey Andreschi, Johnny Randy
Region 10 Coach of the Year: Forbush’s Seth Davis