10 area soccer players selected for East-West all-star game

tstevens@newsobserver.comApril 1, 2014 

  • NCCA East-West Boys’ Rosters


    Garrett Bridgewater, Croatan

    Bradley Burnette, Lumberton

    Zachary Compton, Green Hope

    Michael Clemmons, Sanderson

    James Dressman, Durham Jordan

    Tyler George, New Hanover

    Salvador Hernandez, Millbrook

    Noah Kemble, Havelock

    John McNulty, Holly Springs

    Chase Rhode, Cardinal Gibbons

    Dean Rutherford, Fuquay-Varina

    Robert Smith, Apex

    Ryan Turner, Sanderson

    Warren Washington, Jacksonville

    Bronson Watts, Camden

    Chris Zappia, Leesville Road

    East coach Matt Edwards (Millbrook)


    Michael Basnett, Cornelius Hough

    Matthew Brouwer, Black Mountain Owen

    Mitchell Brown, Mount Airy

    Alex Cabe, Asheville Reynolds

    Jordan Couch, Smoky Mountain

    Brandon Feaster, Reagan

    Cyrus Fitzpatrick, Northwest Guilford

    Caleb Ford, Black Mountain Owen

    Andrew Gullickson, Southwest Guilford

    Jonah Hodes, Asheville Roberson

    Daniel Kearns, Asheville Reynolds

    Connor Kirby, Charlotte Providence

    Donald Leslie, Winston-Salem Mount Tabor

    Ben Lucas, Greensboro Grimsley

    Christian Patton, Morganton Freedom

    Austin Stamey, Asheville Roberson

    West coach Andrew Hultberg (Northern Guilford)

Ten area players have been selected to play in the 2014 North Carolina Coaches Association East-West high school all-star boys’ soccer game in Greensboro. The game is scheduled for July 22 at the UNC Greensboro Soccer Stadium.

The East team will be coached by Millbrook’s Matt Edwards.

Michael Clemmons and Ryan Turner, both of N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A runner-up Sanderson, were named to the squad.

Zachary Compton, who scored 25 goals, will represent Green Hope, which reached the 4A semifinals.

Other area players are Dean Rutherford of Fuquay-Varina, Robert Smith of Apex, Chris Zappia of Leesville Road, James Dressman of Durham Jordan, Salvador Hernandez of Millbrook, John McNulty of Holly Springs and Chase Rhode of Cardinal Gibbons.

The girls’ team will be announced this spring.

The NCCA presents all-star games in boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ basketball and baseball in conjunction with its annual convention in July. The NCCA event is the second-largest high school coaching clinic in the country.

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