Campbell, Suarez among stars on NC All-State soccer team


The October edition of ESPNHS magazine hit schools this week, and with four North Carolina teams highlighting the latest POWERADE FAB 50 soccer rankings, there's no shortage of talent on this year's All-State soccer team. See who made the cut and let us know your thoughts:

North Carolina All-State Soccer

Starting 11

[F] Ben Burdon, Providence, Senior, Charlotte SA

Recorded seven goals and eight assists for Panthers in 2010

[F] Erick Suarez, Myers Park, Senior, North Meck SA

Had 34 goals and 15 assists last year for Class 4A runners-up

[MF] Jonathan Campbell, Greensboro Day, Senior, NC Fusion

Led Bengals with 16 goals and 15 assists as a junior; UNC bound

[MF] Roland Minogue, Charlotte Catholic, Junior, Charlotte SA

Scoring machine netted 23 goals as a sophomore

[MF] Alex Olofson, Millbrook, Senior, CASL Chelsea

UNC commit makes Wildcats a threat in Class 4A ranks

[MF] Marco Sunol, Greensboro Day, Junior, NC Fusion

Array of skills are key in Bengals’ bid for third straight NCISAA 3A title

[MF] Matt Tysinger, Laney, Senior, CFYSA Breakers

Recorded 16 goals and 14 assists for Buccaneers last year

[MF] Bennett Yort, South Meck, Senior, Charlotte SA

Furman pledge looks to rebound after battling several injuries

[D] Nick Williams, Sanderson, Senior, CASL Chelsea

Prowess on the defensive end earned him a spot on UNC’s squad

[D] Austin Yearwood, South Meck, Senior, Charlotte SA

Coaches rave about the ability of this High Point commit

[GK] Sam Williams, Fayetteville Academy, Senior, CASL Chelsea

UNC-Wilmington pledge is a four-year starter

Other Top Players

[F] Trey Hemphill, T.C. Roberson, Senior, North Meck SC

Looks to build on junior campaign of 23 goals and 11 assists

[F] Hans Honer, Gray Stone Day, Junior, Charlotte SA

Hopes to improve upon last season’s output of 23 goals and 15 assists

[F] Joey Marshall, Lake Norman, Senior, North Meck SC

Wofford pledge will key Wildcats’ push to repeat as I-Meck champs

[MF] Fernando Castellanos, Leesville Road, Senior, CASL Chelsea

Racked up 17 goals and 11 assists last season

[MF] Kyle Lohn, Union Academy, Senior, Charlotte United

Led club team to USNYSA NC state championship in 2010

[MF] Myles Mansfield, Greensboro Day, Senior, NC Fusion

Scored decisive goal in last year’s NCISAA 3A championship game

[MF] Sam McBride, Wesleyan Christian, Senior, NC Fusion

Elon commit had eight goals and seven assists for state runner-up

[MF] Ryan Thompson, Green Hope, Junior, CASL Chelsea

Expected to have big year after missing most of 2010 due to injury

[D] Brandon Kardos, Providence, Senior, Charlotte SA

All-Region standout is key cog for Panthers and club team

[D] Kyle Parker, Marvin Ridge, Senior, Charlotte SA

Makes Mavericks a threat to win second Class 3A title in three years

[GK] Boo Davis, Forestview, Junior, North Meck SC

Three-year starter has twice led team to third round of 3A playoffs

Note: The Starting 11 is comprised of the best players in North Carolina 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 North Carolina for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.