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PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZNorthwestern’s Zach Creighton (back ground) is one of three Northwestern players named to this year’s All-Colonial League First Team. PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZNorthwestern’s Zach Creighton (back ground) is one of three Northwestern players named to this year’s All-Colonial League First Team.

Seven Tiger boys soccer players make team

Friday, November 23, 2018 by CHUCK HIXSON tkresss@tnonline.com in Sports

The Colonial League recently announced its boys soccer all-star team for the 2018 season and Northwestern Lehigh had three players selected for first-team honors. Northwestern and Saucon Valley were the only teams to have multiple players on the first team as both teams placed three players on the list.

In all, Northwestern had seven players named as league all-stars, placing three players on the second team and one player among those on the honorable mention team.

Defender Luke Taylor and midfielders Caleb Danner and Zach Creighton, all seniors, were honored with first-team selections for the Tigers. Defender Michael Rebert, midfielder Luke Bryan and forward Sam Seyfried were all members of the Colonial League’s Second Team All-Stars. Seyfried is a senior, while Bryan and Rebert are juniors. Sophomore Jeff Garcia was named to the league’s list of honorable mentions as an all-star.

Northwestern went 12-0 in league play to win the Colonial League Championship. The Tigers also reached the semifinals of the District 11 playoffs. Overall, the Tigers went 19-2-1 on the season.

FIRST TEAM

Goalkeeper - Nick Mazella (Bangor, Sr.)

Defenders - Luke Taylor (Northwestern, Sr.), Jared Thatcher (Saucon Valley, Sr.), Ben Gormley (Notre Dame GP, Sr.)

Midfielders - Caleb Danner (Northwestern, Sr,), Austin Recinos (Moravian Academy, Jr.), Zach Creighton (Northwestern, Sr.), Kyle Hoff (Southern Lehigh, Jr.), Zach Appel (Saucon Valley, Jr.), Zack Mikuta (Saucon Valley, Jr.)

Forwards - Stivan Kumbarov (Pen Argyl, Sr.), Tajae Turner (Wilson, So.)

SECOND TEAM

Goalkeeper - Bryce Yacone (Palmerton, Jr.)

Defenders - Eric Lobb (Pen Argyl, Sr.), JD Frederick (Southern Lehigh, Sr.), Daniel Muth (Palisades, Sr.), Michael Rebert (Northwestern, Jr.)

Midfielders - Max Johnston (Southern Lehigh, Sr.), Lucas Maggipinto (Pen Argyl, So.), Josh Sollars (Northern Lehigh, So.), Luke Bryan (Northwestern, Jr.)

Forwards - Cameron Rohotgi (Moravian Academy, Sr.), Carson Danaher (Moravian Academy, Sr.), Sam Seyfried (Northwestern, Sr.)

HONORABLE

MENTION

Goalkeepers - Baxter Reihman (Salisbury, So.), James Ethan Scott (Palisades, Sr.)

Defenders - Jayden Dieter (Bangor, Sr.), Derek Troxell (Catasauqua, So.), Nikhil Mhatra (Moravian Academy, So.), Pat Bonelken (Notre Dame GP, Jr.)

MIdfielders - Jeff Garcia (Northwestern, So.), Franz VonDyck (Palisades, Sr.), Mehmed Letifov (Pen Argyl, Sr)

Forwards - Zach Nicholas (Saucon Valley, Jr.), Andres Fernandes (Salisbury, So.)