CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
James Le, Dallastown: The senior's final stat line (three goals, four assists) might not grab headlines, but it was his all-around ability on the field that netted him a co-player of the year award.
Of those three goals, the biggest may have been against Red Lion, when he blasted a direct kick that forced overtime. Dallastown won in the extra session to continue its undefeated mark in division play. Le was selected to the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association All-State Team.
"James controls the game and is a big factor from anywhere on the field," coach Mitch Groh said.
Derrick Roy, Spring Grove: During a fantastic season for the senior, in which he scored 17 goals and had six assists, Roy also had a knack for the big moment.
He notched the game-winner in a nonleague match against Juniata in the second overtime. The midfielder also beat New Oxford with a game-winning goal with 18 seconds left in the game. Roy also was selected to the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association All-State Team.
Ian Wolfe, Red Lion: The junior had a nice season for the Lions, scoring against a number of Division I opponents. He scored two goals in both wins against Dover. Wolfe also found the back of
Brandon Arnold, Red Lion: Among the highlights of the season for the senior was a goal in a Lions win vs. Greencastle-Antrim. His play on the field helped generate seven wins for Red Lion.
Nick Taylor, Central York: The junior had solid games against stiff competition. His monster season was capped by a goal in the last game of the season, a 3-2 setback to Exeter in a District 3 Class AAA play-in game. The forward also scored against Division I winner Dallastown. The forward scored a pair of goals each against Dover, Spring Grove and South Western.
Kurt Rishel, Central York: The senior helped the Panthers secure a 9-3 Division I mark, good for second place. Rishel also was a part of the YAIAA team at the Central Pennsylvania All-Star Classic.
Joe Bagnall, Dallastown: The senior had a banner season for the division champs. He scored 19 goals, including one against Red Lion in a game that clinched the division title for the Wildcats. Bagnall also finished with 11 assists on the season.
Shane Campbell, Dallastown: The No. 13 was seen across the board for the Wildcat. Campbell finished with that many goals and assists for the high-powered Dallastown offense that registered 98 goals.
Christian Kaschak, Dallastown: The leading scorer for the Wildcats, he posted 25 goals on the season to go along with nine assists. The sophomore registered a pair of goals in a crucial win against Central York in an early-season match.
T.J. Stevenson, South Western: The Mustang picked up a goal in a game against Spring Grove that clinched a spot in the YAIAA tournament for South Western. He also recorded the lone Mustang goal in a tight loss to division rival Dallastown.
Austin Wright, Central York: The junior helped the Panthers to a 13-7 season. Whether diving, blocking or leaping, Wright was all over the net for the Panthers. Among his best games this season, he had six saves in a crucial win over Spring Grove.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Mitch Groh, Dallastown: Groh guided the Wildcats to a perfect record in division play, finishing 12-0 en route to a Division I title. The coach also celebrated his 100th win during the season. The Wildcats season ended with a first-round loss in District 3 Class AAA play, concluding their outstanding 18-3 season. "We had a great year," Groh said. "I was glad that we went undefeated in Division I, it's a lot harder than you think. It's a big accomplishment."
Matt Stanley, Central York; Ian Moyer, Central York; Shon Grove, Central York; Philip Cook, Dallastown; Derek Landis, Dallastown; Aaron Hennigan, Dallastown; Stephen Byrne, Dallastown; Spencer Austin, Dallastown; Chris Hoover, Dover; John King, Spring Grove; Blaine Warfield, Spring Grove; Ryan Blum, South Western; Nick Upole, South Western; Ben Zimmerman, South Western; Dan Lynd, South Western; Tony Biodino, South Western.
-- Ryan Dixon