Best XI named for 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional

The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional wrapped up play on Monday at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. The three-day event featured nearly 150 boys from the 1998 and 1999 age groups.

At the event’s conclusion, the coaching staffs selected the top 11 players for each age group. The players who were chosen can be found below*.

1998 Best XI
GK- Joshua Levine (I)
D- Ernando Marinique (III)
D- Gary Zhao (II)
D- Jason Rosales (III)
D- Michael Pimlott (II)
M- Daniel Malki (IV)
M- Kaleb Augat (IV)
M- Jack Skahan (III)
M- Lagos Kunga (III)
F- Kevin Coleman (I)
F- George Korponitinos (IV)

1999 Best XI
GK- David Preys (IV)
D- Joseph Alas (IV)
D- Gabe Kash (II)
D- Whitney Gonsalves (III)
M- Manuel Sarabia (IV)
M- Stephen Milhoan (II)
M- Diego Guerrero (I)
M- Preston Judd (IV)
F- Edison Giron (I)
F- Zach Lopes (I)
F- Landen Haig (III)

*Region in ( ). GK= Goalkeeper, D= Defense, M= Midfielder, F= Forward