MSG VARSITY: CONNECTICUT REGION TOP 20 BOYS SOCCER PLAYERS
KEITH BOND, Trumbull: A four-year starter, Bond has been the Eagles’ top scorer the last two seasons and was named first-team All-FCIAC as a junior.
DAVIE BRUTON, Fairfield Prep: Tabbed to the All-SCC squad last season as a sophomore.
MIKE CERTOMA, Weston: One of the top defenders in the SWC, Certoma was a first-team all-league choice as a junior.
JON-LUKE FERRANDINO, New Canaan: The left-footed senior midfielder was named first-team All-FCIAC in 2010, and is one of the key returning players for the reigning CIAC Class L champs.
PATRICK FIGGIE, Brunswick: The senior striker earned a spot on the WNEPSSA Select team in 2010 after propelling the Bruins to their first-ever berth in NEPSAC Class A Tournament.
DREW GAGNE, Thomaston: A versatile player who can score out of the forward and midfield position, Gagne racked up 47 regular-season points as a sophomore.
RYAN GAVEY, Warde: Selected All-FCIAC East as a sophomore, Gavey will try to power the Mustangs on another deep postseason run.
NICHOLAS HALL-RISKO, King: The junior forward is coming off a 35-goal season in which he merited private school All-State honors.
ARIAN HOHXA, Watertown: The All-Brass Division selection racked up 38 points as a junior, helping lead the Indians to the NVL championship.
DAVE HUGHES, WATERTOWN: Another All-Brass pick, Hughes and the Indians posted seven shutouts during their 13-1-1 regular season.
SCOTT LEVENE, New Canaan: Made the All-State team a year ago as a sophomore, and is also making a name for himself on the national soccer radar. Levene was a standout goalie for the U.S. Soccer Development Academy U16 team this spring. Allowed just four goals in five state tournament games during the Rams’ Class L championship run.
JUSTIN LEWIS, Bunnell: Contributed to the Bulldogs’ undefeated regular season with 34 points, and forms a lethal scoring combination up top with fellow striker Zach Zurita.
KIERAN McQUILKEN, King: The All-State keeper did his part with six shutouts as the Vikings went 14-5-1 last season.
FREDDY METELLUS, Bunnell: An All-SWC choice, Metellus had four goals and eight assists last season as the Bulldogs reached the league and state finals.
DJORDJE PANTELIC, Platt Tech: The high-scoring senior midfielder was named All-State in Class L last season.
GRAHAM PARSONS, Wilton: A first-team All-FCIAC defender as a junior, Parsons will try to lead the Warriors back to the state quarterfinals and beyond.
CHRIS PUENTE, Norwalk: The FCIAC All-West midfielders was one of the driving forces behind the Bears’ 14-2 regular season.
SEBASTIAN TAMAYO, Bunnell: The senior posted 12 shutouts and made 138 saves en route to a spot on the All-SWC squad.
NIC ZUNIGA, Norwalk: A solid defender who is also a threat on the offensive end, Zuniga was selected to the FCIAC All-West squad in 2010.
ZACH ZURITA, Bunnell: The Monmouth University-bound senior, whose father, Elias, played professionally in the MISL, finished the 2010 season with 33 goals while assisting on 16 others. The star striker was named to the CSCA All-State team.