Major college recruits, record-setting performers and two players each from the nation’s No. 1-ranked high school and prep school teams highlight the Boys High School All-American Game rosters, announced Friday morning.
This is the fourth year for the East vs. West contest, which pits top seniors from fall-playing high school soccer states. The All-American games, boys and girls, will be played Dec. 13, in Raleigh, N.C., the same weekend as the NCAA Men’s College Cup.
Maryland commit Connor Smith, the No. 34-ranked player in the IMG 150, who has helped McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.) to the SIMA FAB 50 No. 1 fall ranking for most of the season, is joined by high school teammate Eremuse Momoh, the No. 112-ranked player, on the East squad. Berkshire School (Sheffield, Mass.), the top-ranked Prep School, is represented by Wake Forest commit Jack Harrison and Justin Donawa, who also are members of the East team. Youth national team player Gavin Barger of [Loyola Blakefield md-m] also is part of the roster.
The West team features Notre Dame commit Thomas Ueland of Henry Clay (Lexington, Ky.), Michigan State commits DeJuan Jones of East Lansing (East Lansing, Mich.) and Hunter Barone of East Kentwood (Kentwood, Mich.) and Indiana commits Jordan Kleyn of Avon (Avon, Ind.) and Sam Stockton of Louisville Trinity (Louisville, Ky.), along with record-setting scorer Austin Halsey of Washburn Rural (Topeka, Kan.).
Todd Bretz of Dunbar (Lexington, Ky.), Craig Ewing of St. Thomas Aquinas (Overland Park, Kan.) and Bill Vieth of Evansville Memorial (Evansville, Ind.) are the West coaches. Jon Moodey of Berkshire School (Sheffield, Mass.), Scott Waller of Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.) and Rob Wilcher of T.C. Roberson (Asheville, N.C.) will coach the East team.
For more information about the game, visit highschoolsoccerallamerican.com
2014 West All-American Team
2014 East All-American Team