Milbury was a defensive stopper in the middle, helping lead Brooks to the ISL title. He earned Defensive Player of the Year honors for his efforts and earned ISL and NEPSAC all-league honors for the second time. He will attend Lafayette.
The prolific junior striker flawlessly shifted positions and roles as his Highlanders marched to a Division 1 North title. He scored 27 goals and had 28 assists and was named Greater Boston League MVP, EMass All-Star, All-State and All-New England.
In four years as a starter he transformed from a deadly striker to a master of the midfield. Nine goals and 15 assists as a senior upped his career points total to 70 (32 goals, 38 assists) and earned him All-State honors for a third straight year.
St. John’s Prep, senior
The All-State center back and Catholic Conference Player of the Year was the backbone of a defense that won consecutive league titles. In his tenure on the Prep’s back line his team had 24 shutouts and a 0.45 goals-against average.
Savonen was named to the coaches All-State team, as well as being an EMass and Atlantic Coast League All-Star. The three-year starter has scored 20-plus goals the past two seasons. An honor roll student, he also plays for the Orleans Storm.
A Cape Ann All-Star three straight seasons, the midfielder-forward notched 12 goals, had 11 assists, and was named league player of the year after leading the Chieftains to a 16-0-2 regular-season mark. He will play soccer at Siena.
Roxbury Latin, senior
The Offensive Player of the Year in the ISL tallied 13 goals and nine assists in earning first-team NEPSAC All-Star honors. For his career the Bellingham resident totaled 23 goals and 19 assists. A two-time ISL first-team star, he also plays basketball at Roxbury Latin.
Brimmer & May, senior
The heart of the defense for Brimmer & May, Wright also popped in 10 goals and contributed nine assists to help lead his squad to an undefeated season in the MBIL’s Division 1. A two-time league MVP, he is also a lacrosse all-star. He will attend Clark.
Worcester Academy, senior
Yehoah drew a lot of attention from opposing defenses but still netted 13 goals and six assists in just 14 games. He earned NSCAA All-American honors as well as being a NEPSAC All-Star. He finishes his career with 38 goals in 42 games. He will attend Vermont.
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Needham
The father of Needham soccer guided the Rockets to their fourth state title in his 45 years. His game-planning paid off against the best teams in the state on Needham’s run to the Division 1 crown. A 21-1-3 record boosted Brock’s career totals to 662-179-117.
Division 2: Watertown
A former Red Raider player, he guided his team to the program’s first EMass championship. They rolled to a 15-3-6 mark, were undefeated at home, and won the Division 3 North championship. He was named the EMass Soccer Coaches’ Association’s 2012 Coach of the Year.
Division 2: North Andover
Tarbox concluded his 40-year career with a 423-206-88 record. His final team went 18-3-2, won the Merrimack Valley Conference title in their first year in the league, and captured their first Division 2 North title since 1999.
Atlantic Coast — Marshfield: Evan Jastremski. Nauset: Cody Savonen.
Bay State — Braintree: Adam Chin, Tom Mosey. Brookline: Eivend Molven. Dedham: Sean Birchall. Framingham: Bryant Nardizzi. Milton: Roy Butlin, Nick Savage. Natick: Dillon Foley, Matt Pease. Needham: Nolan Brady, Brandon Miskin, Mac Steeves. Newton North: Rob Morgan. Norwood: Tyler Goncalves. Walpole: Bobby Ivatts, John Lochhead. Wellesley: Adam Chernew, Tyler Kuckenbecke, Ryan Stuntz. Weymouth: Josh Berg, Jack Lynch, Mikey Lynch, Lucas Rezende-Verge.
Big Three — Brockton: Samuel Fonseca, Joel Lobo, Edmar Vieira. Durfee: Derek Medeiros, Tyler Meneses, Hayden Tavares, Keith Worsley. New Bedford: Cameron Araujo, Ty Catunto, Osla DeBrito, Rui Dourado, Felipe Ponte, Kilsman Sousa.
Boston City — Boston International: Danilton Fernandes, Bruno Pires, Stephen Teixeira. Brighton: Joshua DePina, Seth Phillistin, Cacho Rossel. Burke: Danilson Pina, Manuel Pires, Dony Resende. Charlestown: Mahamed Abdirahman, Gustavo Bendezu Villa, Hung Huynh. CASH: Gelson Gomes, Marc Thebaud, Stanley Ulysse. Dorchester: Warren Exceus, Tevin Reid, Jeffrey Valbrun. East Boston: Marvin Melgar, Jonathan Perez, Elmer Ventura. Latin Academy: Edwin Fuentes, Nikiander Pelari, Diego Villafuerte. Madison Park: Aloiso Barbosa, Edmilson Barros, Emiky Pires. O’Bryant: Fabio Cabral, Arlix Maldonado, Mendel Moise. Snowden: Hernan Escobar, Richard Lopez, Wilton Zuo. South Boston: Eric Dos Santos, Wilson Estrada. West Roxbury: Emmanuel Jean-Charles, Ricarfens Saintil, Rodler Ulysse.Continued...