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Youth Boys Nov 15, 2018

United Soccer Coaches name Youth All-Region, All-America Teams (Boys)

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Thursday the association’s Youth All-Region and Youth All-America Teams, headlined by the 2018 Youth Players of the Year.

Boys All-Region Teams: CentralEastSouth | West

Girls All-Region Teams: CentralEast | South | West

New York City FC’s Giovanni Reyna (Bedford Corners, N.Y.) has been named the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Boys Player of the Year and San Jose Earthquakes’ Sophie Jones (Menlo Park, Calif.) receives recognition as the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Girls Player of the Year. Both players were named USSDA Conference Players of the Year and saw action with the U-17 U.S. men’s and women’s national teams this year.

The duo are among a total of 94 players (47 boys, 47 girls) honored as United Soccer Coaches Youth All-Americans. These players, along with their families and coaches, will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches All-America Ceremony & Reception on Jan. 12, 2019 at the McCormick Place West Building in conjunction with the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago.

+READ: Boys Development Academy East Conference Recap | Nov. 10-11, 2018

2018 United Soccer Coaches Youth Boys All-America Team
Player of the Year: Giovanni Reyna (Bedford Corners, N.Y.), New York City FC
*Asterisks indicate number of previous All-America selections

Name Club Hometown
Adrian Aguilar LA Galaxy Los Angeles, Calif.
Axel Alejandre FC United Chicago, Ill.
Julian Araujo* LA Galaxy Lompoc, Calif.
Adam Armour North Carolina FC Cary, N.C.
Josh Atencio Seattle Sounders FC Bellevue, Wash.
Ousseni Bouda Black Rock FC Millbrook, N.Y.
Khai Brisco Seattle Sounders FC Tukwila, Wash.
Andres Cardenas Weston FC Doral, Fla.
Jackson Conway Atlanta United FC Leeds, England
Mauricio Cuevas LA Galaxy Los Angeles, Calif.
Cameron Duke Sporting Kansas City Overland Park, Kan.
Kendall Edwards Atlanta United FC Lilburn, Ga.
Tyler Freeman Sporting Kansas City Shawnee, Kan.
Gilbert Fuentes San Jose Earthquakes Tracy, Calif.
Azriel Gonzalez Seattle Sounders FC Las Vegas, Nev.
Tayvon Gray New York City FC Bronx, N.Y.
Justin Haak New York City FC Brooklyn, N.Y.
Nathan Harriel Chargers SC Oldsmar,  Fla.
Kobe Hernandez LA Galaxy Los Angeles, Calif.
Jorge Hernandez* LA Galaxy Riverside, Calif.
Julian Hinojosa FC Dallas Garland, Texas
Matthew Hoppe Barca Academy Yorba Linda, Calif.
Andres Jasson New York City FC Greenwich, Conn.
Mason Judge Chargers SC Tampa, Fla.
Damian Las Chicago Fire Norridge, Ill.
Richard Ledezma Real Salt Lake Casa Grande, Ariz.
Daniel Leyva Seattle Sounders FC Burien, Wash.
Ulysses Llanez* LA Galaxy Lynwood, Calif.
Blake Malone Seattle Sounders FC Mercer Island, Wash.
Alfonso Ocampo Chavez Seattle Sounders FC Kent , Wash.
David Ochoa* Real Salt Lake Oxnard, Calif.
Marcelo Palomino* Houston Dynamo Houston, Texas
Joshua Penn Sockers FC Naperville, Ill.
Giovanni Reyna New York City FC Bedford Corners, N.Y.
Daniel Robles Seattle Sounders FC White Center, Wash.
Adam Saldana LA Galaxy Panorama City, Calif.
Joe Scally New York City FC Lake Grove, N.Y.
Dante Sealy FC Dallas Frisco, Texas
Gabe Segal Bethesda SC Academy Bethesda, Md.
Leonardo Sepulveda* LA Galaxy Corona, Calif.
Ray Serrano Seattle Sounders FC Graham, Wash.
Heriberto Sota Houston Dynamo Houston, Texas
Stefan Stojanovic Sockers FC Chicago, Ill.
Peter Stroud New York Red Bulls Chester, N.J.
Dantouma Toure Players Development Academy Trenton, N.J.
Casey Walls San Jose Earthquakes Mill Valley, Calif.
Griffin Yow DC United Clifton, Va.

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