Main Street Preps has named its 2020-21 All-Midstate Boys Soccer Team
See below for superlative honors, the first and second teams, and honorable mention selections.
Player of the Year
Malachi Jones (Jr., Grace Christian Academy): The Lipscomb commit scored 45 goals and tallied 16 assists this season. Jones might very well have led the Lions to the Division II-A state title but missed the state semifinals and finals with a broken foot.
Team of the Year
Grace Christian: Despite injury misfortune in the playoffs, the Lions were flatout dominant. Finishing the season 20-2-1, their only loss to a Tennessee team came to Knoxville Webb in the Division II-A state finals. Grace Christian allowed less than one goal per game and averaged 5.7 goals on offense.
Coach of the Year
Nate Clapp (Page): Clapp guided Page to its first regional championship since 2003 and 10 different school records or milestone marks, including a program-high 19 victories this season. Page’s 11-game win streak was the longest in school history and its 13 shutouts tied the 2017 team’s record.
All-Midstate First Team
Harrison Watts (Sr., F, Clarksville): Watts had an offensive season for the ages, scoring 32 goals to go with a team-high 29 assists.
Jorge Graniel (Sr., F, Central Magnet): The Maryville signee scored 24 goals and finished his high school career with 50.
Mason Gianakos (Sr., MF, East Hickman): Of his team-high 34 goals, eight came in one game against Culleoka.
Patrick Lee (Jr., MF, CPA): He scored 34 goals and added 21 assists. Three of his goals were game-winners in the postseason and two assists came in a state semifinal loss to Knoxville Webb.
Cade MacLean (Sr., MF, Station Camp): The Belmont signee scored 25 goals — including nine in the postseason — and tallied 12 assists.
Harrison Kraus (Sr., MF, Father Ryan): He scored 19 of his career 25 goals this season while leading the Irish to the Division II-AA state finals.
Alex Johnson (Sr., MF, Grace Christian): The Belmont signee scored 23 goals and added 11 assists.
Riley Clothier (Jr., CB, Oakland): The District 7-AAA Defensive Player of the Year scored 10 goals and totaled five assists from the center back position.
Judah White (Sr., Def., Grace Christian): The Trevecca signee was the Lions’ best defender during a season when the team allowed less than one goal per game.
Ryan Hayes (Sr., Def., Brentwood): A four-year starter headed to play at Emory. He was a vital defensive piece, but five of his goals this year were game-winners.
Jack Gorman (Sr., Page): The goalkeeper helped lead Page to the state finals with 69 saves to 12 goals against (85.2%).
All-Midstate Second Team
Kevin Avalos (Sr., F, Smyrna): Netted 24 goals to become the leading scorer in school history. He added 11 assists.
Braxton Robinson (Sr., F, Oakland): The Mars Hill signee scored 21 goals and contributed 13 assists as the 19-1-3 Patriots enjoyed their best season ever.
Jayce Harvey (Fr., F, CPA): He scored 26 goals to go with 15 assists and added a hat trick in the state semifinals against Knoxville Webb.
Grayson Dugan (Sr., MF, Page): The Maryville signee scored 16 goals while serving as team captain.
Quinn Kunath (Sr., MF, MBA): The Roanoke signee scored 13 goals while holding down the midfield for the Big Red.
Levi Jones (Jr., MF, Grace Christian): The Lipscomb commit scored 14 goals and added 13 assists for the Lions.
Ollie Joyner (Sr., MF, Brentwood): Hit three game-winners as part of 15 goals and 10 assists.
Nick Dang (Sr., Def., Ravenwood): A physically imposing defender, he also contributed nine goals and six assists this season.
Trevor Keele (Jr., CB, Merrol Hyde): The best defender on a defense that posted 13 shutouts this season and allowed just one goal in Class A competition.
Parker Rody (Sr., Def., CPA): While anchoring a defense that posted 13 shutouts this season, Rody still managed to contribute 10 goals and 13 assists.
Naythan Nugent: Northeast’s star goalkeeper was a big part of the program’s best season ever, saving 146 shots to 33 goals against.
Ethan Schlegel (Station Camp), Evan Czerwinski (Station Camp), Donovan Smith (Station Camp), Jak Kemp (Station Camp), Evan Czerwinski (Station Camp), Adan Gonzalez (McGavock), Eli Stein (Martin Luther King Jr.), Caleb Oehlkers (White House Heritage), Eli Kampine (MBA), Rasheed Sarieh (MBA), Bradley Whelan (Franklin), Noe Medina (Smyrna), Travis Hagar (Smyrna), Nolan Colladay (Page), Hyatt MacDonald (Page), Aidan Parker (Brentwood), Sam Barrionuevo (Grace Christian), Brayden Wilson (Oakland), Anthony Carreta (Oakland), Avory Rogers (Oakland), Braden Ross (Oakland), Maddux Souvannaraj (Oakland), Sam Apigian (Central Magnet), Drew Miller (Merrol Hyde), Joshua Lynch (Merrol Hyde), Braden Evans (Merrol Hyde), Lucas Wolthers (Merrol Hyde).