Four soccer Bucs honored at regional, state level

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BUHS Boys Soccer
Lane Tenney

BUCKHANNON — Four Buckhannon-Upshur High School boys soccer players were honored by the West Virginia High School Soccer Coaches Association this week.

B-U’s Ryan Hurst was named to the prestigious West Virginia All-State soccer team, the WVHSSCA announced Monday.

Hurst, a sophomore midfielder, was selected to the AAA second team squad. He was the only B-U player to make the All-State team.


The Buccaneers placed four players on the All-Region team. Fellow sophomore Lane Tenney joined Hurst as a first-team selection, while sophomore defender Sam Squires and junior keeper Logan Kelley represent B-U on the second team.

Joseph Biafora of University was voted the Region 1 Player of the Year, while Hawks coach Dustin Talton earned the regional Coach of the Year award.

The West Virginia players of the year will be announced at the All-State banquet on Nov. 17.

The complete All-State and All-Region lists are included below.

Ryan Hurst
Sam Squires
BUHS Boys Soccer
Logan Kelley

AAA Boys Region 1
Player of the Year: Joseph Biafora, University
Coach of the Year: Dustin Talton, University


First Team

Forwards

  • Max Kilwein, Morgantown
  • Aaron Zerkel, Morgantown
  • Montgomery Rebelo, Preston
  • Louie Aulick, Wheeling Park
  • Joseph Biafora, University

Midfielders

  • Josh Ferguson, Brooke
  • Nick Cruny, Brooke
  • Ryan Hurst, Buckhannon-Upshur
  • Lane Tenney, Buckhannon-Upshur
  • Chris Romanek, Wheeling Park
  • Coleman Meredith, Wheeling Park
  • Mason Shockley, University
  • Brock Pickett, University

Defenders

  • Clayton Meredith, Wheeling Park

Goal Keepers

  • Zach Calvert, Wheeling Park

Second Team

Midfielders

  • Daniel Polinski, Morgantown
  • Caden Carpenter, Morgantown
  • Josh Land, Preston
  • Justin Parsons, University

Defenders

  • Garret Bernardini, Brooke
  • Liam Cronin, Brooke
  • Sam Squires, Buckhannon-Upshur
  • Aiden Pfeiffer, Morgantown
  • Eric Mace, Preston
  • Pierce Spain, University

Goal Keepers

  • Matthew Reed, Brooke
  • Logan Kelley, Buckhannon-Upshur

The complete All-State list:

2018 WVHSSCA All-State for AAA Boys

First Team

Forwards

  • Owen Stoll, Huntington
  • Chance Anderson, George Washington
  • Davisson Flint, Ripley
  • Joseph Biafora, University

Midfielders

  • Adam Pack, George Washington
  • Foster Jones, Huntington
  • Ryan Fisher, Hurricane
  • Ryan King, Jefferson
  • Jacob Thaldorf, Washington
  • Coleman Meredith, Wheeling Park
  • Chris Romanek, Wheeling Park
  • Nathan Williams, Woodrow Wilson
  • Mason Shockley, University

Defenders

  • Zakariya Abdul-Jalil,George Washington
  • Chase Circle, Greenbrier East
  • Perin Schray, Huntington
  • Cade Fix, Princeton

Goal Keepers

  • Nick Eskins, Hurricane

Second Team

Forwards

  • Wantu Zondo, Hedgesville
  • Isaiah Owen, Parkersburg
  • Drew Hopkins, Princeton
  • Michael Barr, Washington
  • Louie Aulick, Wheeling Park

Midfielders

  • Ryan Hurst, Buckhannon-Upshur
  • Colton Jones, Hurricane
  • Broedy Boyce, Ripley
  • Chase Harrison,Woodrow Wilson

Defenders

  • Bohdi Fritzsch, Hedgesville
  • Nick Vanderpool, Jefferson
  • Clayton Meredith, Wheeling Park
  • Isaac Bragg, Woodrow Wilson

Goal Keepers

  • David Ickes, Greenbrier East
  • Zach Calvert, Wheeling Park

Honorable Mention

Forwards

  • Noah Carney, George Washington
  • Ian McManamay, Greenbrier East
  • Alik Assi, Hurricane
  • Drake Lester, Hurricane
  • Brennan King, Jefferson
  • Max Kilwein, Morgantown
  • Montgomery Rebelo, Preston

Midfielders

  • Josh Ferguson, Brooke
  • Nick Cruny, Brooke
  • Chase Robinson, Capital
  • Anthony Laing, Hedgesville
  • Tyler Bubb, Hedgesville
  • Nik Beightol, Hedgesville
  • Christopher Catlett, Martinsburg
  • Samuel Duffy, Martinsburg
  • Nick Hawkins, Parkersburg South
  • Jackson Sigler, Washington
  • Killian Butera, Washington
  • Brock Pickett, University

Defenders

  • Kyle Lowe, Jefferson
  • Clay Burrows, Parkersburg South
  • Kaigen Jackson, Ripley
  • Phillip Casto, Riverside

Goal Keepers

  • Jacob McKnight, Parkersburg