The Wyoming Valley Conference coaches selected the boys soccer all-stars for the 2012 season at a meeting held recently with Dallas senior Danny Saba, Coughlin senior Justin Okun and Lake-Lehman senior Chris Edkins earning all-state selections.
Coughlin and Dallas, which tied for the Division I lead until the Mountaineers claimed the championship in a tiebreaker game last week, each had five selections to lead the Division I first team.
Coughlin's Josh Tarnalicki, defender; Tommy Sebia and Travis Keil, both midfielders, and Okun and Pat Malone, both forwards were selected for the Crusaders. In addition to Saba, a midfielder, Dallas forward A.J. Nardone and defenders Zac Goodwin, Brandon Scharff and Dante DeAngelo were honored for Dallas.
The following are the list of selections by school and division:
Coughlin: Josh Tarnalicki, defender; Tommy Sebia, midfielder; Travis Keil, midfielder; Justin Okun, forward; Pat Malone, forward.
Crestwood: Alex Machalick, forward; Steven Rerick, goalkeeper; Alex Buchholz, midfielder.
Dallas: A.J. Nardone, forward; Danny Saba, midfielder; Zac Goodwin, defender; Brandon Scharff, defender; Dante DeAngelo, defender.
Lake-Lehman: Chris Edkins, midfielder; Kenny Kocher, defender.
Wyoming Valley West: Ryan Wisniewski, midfielder; Eric Whited, midfielder; Eddie Thomas, forward.
Coughlin: Josh Featherman, goalkeeper; Dave Marriggi, midfielder; Zamir Vallecillo, midfielder. Crestwood: Casey Ritsick, midfielder; John Andrews, forward; Ross Gladey, defender.
Dallas: Matt Saba, forward; John Murray, midfielder; Blake Pertl, midfielder; Brian Stepniak, defender.Lake-Lehman: Austin Harry, forward; Mike Symeon, defender; Mike Novak, midfielder.
Wyoming Valley West: Nick Singer, forward; Brian Hromisin, defender; Hunter Maxwell, defender.
Kyle Grego, Coughlin, defender; Nate Wood, Dallas, midfielder; Logan Zavata, Wyoming Valley West, goalkeeper; Kris Konicki, Lake-Lehman, forward; Sam Skoniesczki, defender, Christian Malkemes, defender, and Matt Wimpheimer, midfielder, all from Crestwood.
Holy Redeemer: Brendan Leahigh, forward; Chris Pawlenok.
Meyers: Mike Kendra, midfielder; Cal Lisman, forward
Pittston Area: Ian Tracy, forward; Jordan Consagra, midfielder.
Tunkhannock: Dena Mirabelli, midfielder; Zac Daniels, keeper; Brian Ly, midfielder; Jacob Hughes, forward
Wyoming Seminary: Henry Cornell, forward; Dylan Bassham, midfielder; Sami El-Mashtoub, defender; Malcolm Lumia, defender;
Holy Redeemer: Tyler Kukosky, midfielder; Ian McGrane, midfielder; Kenny Rexer, defender
Meyers: Mike DiMaggio, midfielder; Tom Lovecchio, midfielder; Jovanni Tecayehait, defender
Pittston Area: Matt Tavaglione, midfielder; Julian Kester, defender; John Kielbasa, defender
Tunkhannock: Aiden Cronin, midfielder; Eric Stamer, defender; Colton Brown, forward
Wyoming Seminary: Edward Laguna, defender; Benedikt Buerk, midfielder; Riky Kaizaki, keeper;
Berwick: Richard Umana, forward; Arlinson Reyes, midfielder; Andrew Woznock, defender; Julio Ayala, defender
GAR: Joharky Santos, midfielder; Luke Height, midfielder; Katelyn Oldziejewski, forward
Hanover Area: James Lukachinsky, forward; Matt Clemons, midfielder; Dominic Gagliardi, midfielder
MMI: Noah Beltrami, midfielder; Eli Dove, defender
Nanticoke: Ed Lukowski, midfielder; Wiston Godoy, midfielder; Adam Lutz, defender; Carmelo Pioquinto, keeper
Wyoming Area: Zach Sypniewski, midfielder; Brian Waisowaty, midfielder
Berwick: Erickson Vasquez, keeper; Josh Moran, midfielder; Edgar Guzman, defender; Luke Henger, forward; Mike Karchner, defender
GAR: Jesus Tlatenchi, midfielder; Madison Nichol, midfielder; Bre Mosier, forward
Hanover Area: Anthony Eck, defender; Eric Prozeralik, defender; Joe Gagliardi, keeper
MMI: Tristin Gibbons, forward; Joey Synoski, midfielder
Nanticoke: Andrew Blank, defender; Mike Mihneski, midfielder; Rees Roberts, forward; Tyler Robaczewski, forward
Wyoming Area: Aaron Carter, keeper; Brian Buckman, midfielder; Mark O'Malley, midfielder