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Fraser, Iona Prep duo headline NY All-State soccer team

10/11/2011

The October issue of ESPNHS magazine hits schools this week, and with five New York soccer teams in the latest POWERADE FAB 50 rankings, there's obviously loads of talent in the Empire State. See who made the cut this year and let us know your thoughts:

New York All-State Soccer

Starting 11

[F] Cesar Ceja, Iona Prep, Senior, FC Westchester

Netted the decisive goal in the Gaels' CHSAA championship win

[F] Donovan Fraser, Half Hollow Hills West, Senior, Albertson SC

Playmaker racked up 17 goals and 16 assists; committed to Maryland

[F] Sean Sepe, West Islip, Senior, Commack SC United

Recorded 17 goals for Lions, including six multi-point games

[F] Stefanos Stamoulacatos, West Genessee, Senior, Empire United

Syracuse pledge is coming off a strong season with his club team

[MF] Ibrahim Diaby, MLK, Senior, Cosmos Academy East

Tallied five goals and 12 assists for the Knights last year

[MF] Tomas Penfold, Scarsdale, Senior, FC Westchester

Expected to have big year after early-season return from ACL injury

[MF] Morgan Smith, Saratoga Springs, Senior, Black Watch Premier

Key cog in the Blue Streaks' run to the Section 2 championship last year

[D] Dakota Edwards, Sayville, Senior, Albertson SC

Maryland commit had seven goals and nine assists for Class A champs

[D] Mark Kramarchuk, Fordham Prep, Senior, BWG Cosmos

Led a Rams defense that gave up just seven goals in 2010

[D] Adam Lauko, C.W. Baker, Senior, Empire United

Scored 10 goals to help Bees reach the Class AA state final

[GK] Alex Kapp, Iona Prep, Senior, FC Westchester

BC pledge returned from injury to allow one goal in CHSAA title run

Other Top Players

[F] Dakota Barnathan, Massapequa, Senior, Cosmos Academy East

Scored a team-high 16 goals for Cosmos club team last season

[F] Alex Muyl, St. Stephens (Fla.), Junior, U-17 Residency Program

Has been living and training in Florida for the past year

[MF] Jordan Allen, Aquinas Institute, Junior, Real Salt Lake Academy

Joined RSL Development Academy after recording a 16-goal season

[MF] David Amiranashvili, Fort Hamilton, Senior, Cosmos Academy East

Sharp skills make the Tigers a threat this season

[MF] Daniel Bedoya, Francis Lewis, Junior, Bayside United

Had nine goals and seven assists for the Patriots last year

[MF] Jonathan Interiano, Brentwood, Junior, Dix Hills SC

Netted 11 goals last fall, including Class AA state title game-winner

[MF] Daniel Norris, Hackley, Senior, FC Westchester

Boston College commit trained in Germany during offseason

[MF] Richard Robinson, Elmont Memorial, Senior, Albertson SC

Clemson-bound athlete is a consistent threat to score

[D] Liam Callahan, Sweet Home, Senior, FC Delco

Villanova commit racked up seven goals and 14 assists in 2010

[GK] Alex Bono, C.W. Baker, Senior, Empire United

Allowed less than one goal per game for Empire United this past year

[GK] Max Brown, Beacon, Senior, Red Bulls Academy

Lifted Bulldogs to PSAL Class A title with solid play during playoffs

Note: The Starting 11 is comprised of the best players in New York who were projected to suit up for their high school teams this year. The Other Top Players are comprised of high school players as well as club-only players.

Brandon Parker covers New York for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.