2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Boys' Soccer All-Star team


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Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 12:17 am
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Player of the Year
Drew Merideth
United Township, M, Sr.
FYI: Scored an Illinois Quad-Cities Metro-leading 29 goals and added four assists for the Western Big 6 Conference tri-champions. Clutch performer posted 10 postseason goals, including three match-winning scores as United Township captured its first sectional title in 13 years. An Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association All-Sectional and All-WB6 performer.

First team Austin Anderson
Orion-Sherrard, M, Sr.:
Tallied 11 goals and 10 assists.

Jose Arrelano
Monmouth-Roseville, F, Sr.:
Scored 3 goals and added 3 assists.

Mamadou Ba
United Township, F, Sr.:
IHSSCA All-State selection; first-team All-Big 6; 20 goals and team-high 15 assists.

Dustin Bartz
United Township, D, Sr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; anchored defense that posted 6 shutouts; scored 2 goals.

Trent Blaser
Moline, D, Sr.:
All-sectional and All-Big 6 honorable mention; helped defense secure 4 shutouts.

Cristian Castillo
Moline, F, So.:
All-Big 6 first team; 11 goals and team-high 12 assists.

Jose Castillo
Moline, F, So.:
All-sectional honorable mention; All-Big 6 first team; team-high 20 goals and 7 assists.

Sawyer Claus
Geneseo, M, Sr.:
First-team All-Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference; team-high 14 goals.

Jose Cruz
Moline, D, Jr.:
Helped Maroons defend Big 6 title and post 4 shutouts.

Shane Dierikx
Orion-Sherrard, F, Sr.:
Team-high 26 goals and 11 assists.

Todd Flamer
United Township, F, Sr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; 2 goals.

Justin Fredy
Rock Island, F, Jr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; team-high 14 goals.

Bernard Gamamou
Moline, F, Sr.:
All-sectional honorable mention; All-Big 6; 14 goals; co-Big 6 scoring champ.

Redemer Gbeddeh
Rock Island, D, Sr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; 2 goals.

William Graham
Alleman, M, Sr.:
All-WB6 first team; 3 goals and 1 assist.

Ryan Merideth
United Township, F, So.:
All-sectional first team and All-Big 6 honorable mention; 23 goals and 9 assists.

Nico Moreno
United Township, D, Sr.:
Helped Panthers win Big 6 and sectional titles.

Zach Riffe
Geneseo, D, Sr.:
First-team All-NIB12; part of a defense that posted 2 shutouts.

Carlos Ruiz
Monmouth-Roseville, F, Sr.:
Scored 2 goals and added 5 assists.

Edwin Salazar
Moline, M, Sr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; 1 goal and 2 assists.

Brandon Sanchez
Moline, M, Sr.:
Helped Maroons limited opponents to 1 goal or less in 12 matches.

Jean-Louis Sawadago
Rock Island, F, Jr.:
All-Big 6 first team; 11 goals and 2 assists.

Mitchell Schneider
United Township, GK, Sr.:
Posted 6 shutouts.

Justin Seeley
Geneseo, M, Jr.:
First-team All-NIB12; 13 goals and 2 assists.

Adam Stenzel
Geneseo, D, Jr.:
First-team All-NIB12; 2 goals and 2 assists.

Alfonso Toscano
Alleman, F, Sr.:
Team-high 11 goals and 3 assists.

Julio VillaFuerte
Moline, M, Sr.:
Tallied 8 goals and 2 assists for the tri-Big 6 champs.

Honorable mention Alleman: Ben Graves, Fernando Rios, Caleb Ward;Geneseo: Shawn DePauw, Mike Gallagher, Sean Miller, Josh Morton, Ethan Radue, Jacob Rahn, Tommy Wassell, Griffin Welfer;Moline: Julio Gallegos, Souleymane Hanne, Cesar Martinez, Kaleb White;Monmouth-Roseville: Bernardo Marquez, Agustin Miranda, Aaron Mowen; Orion-Sherrard: Noah Clarke, Lucas Helling, Justin Schultz, Ben VanDuyne, Austin Whelan, Aaron Wikle, Daniel Williams, Caleb Zmuda; Riverdale: Brandon Church, Ruben Garza, Sean Robinson, Scott Weaver;Rock Island: DeWan Jones; United Township: Claudio Barbosa, Ben Jackson, Miguel LaFerrara, Cruz Sandoval.




















 



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