Newsday’s high 100 highschool soccer gamers for 2023

Danny Aiello, Bayport-Blue Level, RB/DB, 6-0, 190, Sr.

He rushed for 1,184 yards and 13 touchdowns on 115 carries to guide Bayport-Blue Level to an undefeated report and the Lengthy Island Class IV title final season.

Dominick Albertelli, Islip, OL/DL, 5-10, 235, Sr.

The Buccaneers have robust offensive and defensive strains led by Albertelli. He totaled 54 tackles and added 12 tackles for a loss as a junior.

Xavier Ali, Whitman, OL/DL, 6-2, 235, Jr.

He’s a three-year starter and a returning All-Suffolk participant.

Newsday’s high 100 soccer gamers for 2023 appeared at our Melville headquarters on Wednesday, Aug. 23, for a photograph shoot prematurely of the upcoming season. NewsdayTV’s Carissa Kellman reviews.

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Jake Anglim, Plainedge, RB/LB, 5-7, 180, Sr.

He rushed for 313 yards and 5 touchdowns, and made 68 tackles final season.

Ethan Appolon, Harborfields, OL/DL, 6-4, 240, Sr.

He had 4 sacks and 28 tackles, together with eight for a loss, as a junior.

Joseph Arbitello, East Meadow, OG/DE, 5-10, 255, Sr.

The four-year starter had 32 tackles, together with eight for a loss, final season. The 2-way lineman is an imposing pressure on each side of the ball.

Chris Ayala, Brentwood, RB/LB, 5-11, 215, Sr.

He had 49 solo tackles and 17 tackles for loss as a junior. He was an All-Suffolk County choose.

T.J. Bacon, Lengthy Island Lutheran, TE/S, 6-4, 210, Sr.

He had 40 receptions for 607 yards and 7 touchdowns final season. He additionally had 36 tackles and three interceptions.

AJ Bardi, Wantagh, WR/LB, 5-10, 190, Sr.

He made 75 tackles and helped Wantagh to the Nassau III championship recreation final season.

(Clockwise from top left) Joseph Arbitello of East Meadow, Jake...

(Clockwise from high left) Joseph Arbitello of East Meadow, Jake Anglim of Plainedge, Chris Ayala of Brentwood, AJ Bardi of Wantagh and Shakie Bethea of Half Hole HIlls East.

Shakie Bethea, Half Hole Hills East, LB/RB, 5-10, 165, Sr.

He’s a flexible athlete who had 75 tackles and three compelled fumbles final season. He performs a number of positions on each side of the ball.

Anthony Borawski, West Babylon, OL/DL, 6-3, 250, Sr.

He’s a four-year starter on the offensive line. He had 38 tackles and deflected 4 passes as a junior.

Jesse Brooks, Half Hole Hills West, WR/DB, 6-2, 160, Jr.

He had 45 receptions for 817 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore.

Josiah Brown, Malverne, WR/DB, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Malverne’s Josiah Brown.
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He had 21 receptions for 425 yards and 5 touchdowns in seven video games final season. He additionally made 19 tackles and had two interceptions. He’s dedicated to play at Penn State.

Aiden Calvacca, Seaford, RB/DB, 5-7, 160, Sr.

He rushed for 1,275 yards and scored 10 touchdowns final season. He additionally had 71 tackles.

Daniel Canales, Farmingdale, OL/DL, 6-3, 215, Sr.

The 2-way lineman dominates the road of scrimmage and can set the tempo for the Dalers. He had 63 tackles, together with 4 sacks, for the Lengthy Island Class I champions final season.

Preston Carey, St. Anthony’s, DT, 6-5, 280, So.

He had 65 tackles, together with seven for a loss, and 4 sacks as a freshman starter.

Tatum Cipp, Bellport, C/DL, 6-1, 285, Sr.

He anchors the offensive line, which led the best way for 233 yards dashing per recreation final season.

Ryan Connolly, Floral Park, QB, 6-1, 175, Sr.

He threw for 1,294 yards and 11 touchdowns final season.

Aidan Considine, Backyard Metropolis, RB/DB, 6-2, 200, Sr.

He will probably be a key contributor to Backyard Metropolis on each side of the ball. He made 10 tackles, two for a loss, and had 1.5 sacks within the Lengthy Island Class II championship.

Anthony Contaldi, Sayville, WR/FR, 5-10, 185, Sr.

He totaled 36 tackles and 4 interceptions as a junior.

(Clockwise from top left) Preston Carey of St. Anthony's, Calieb Corbett of...

(Clockwise from high left) Preston Carey of St. Anthony’s, Calieb Corbett of Longwood, Aidan Considine of Backyard Metropolis and Javon Delaney of Floyd.

Calieb Corbett, Longwood, QB/OLB, 5-11, Sr.

He had 900 all-purpose yards and 10 whole touchdowns final season. He added 21 tackles and three interceptions.

Wally Crane, Floyd, LB/TE, 6-0, 200, Sr.

He’s a three-year starter who had 53 tackles, two sacks and an interception as a junior for a Floyd protection that allowed 75 factors final season, the fewest in Suffolk.

Anthony DeCristofaro, West Islip, OG/DT, 6-3, 270, Sr.

He’s a uncommon four-year starter for the Lions. His measurement and velocity make him an excellent run blocker and move protector.

Javon Delaney, Floyd, TE/LB, 6-0, 200, Sr.

He had 41 tackles, one sack and an interception as a junior. The Floyd protection allowed a county-low 75 factors final season.

Anthony DiMenna, Sachem North, OT/DT, 6-6, 285, Sr.

He’s thought-about certainly one of Lengthy Island’s finest offensive tackles. He has a number of FCS affords.

Invoice Dowling, St. Anthony’s, C, 6-2, 275, Jr.

He was a constant run and move blocker for certainly one of New York’s high offenses and helped the Friars declare the CHSFL Class AAA championship and this system’s first Catholic Class AAA state title.

Korey Duff Jr., St. Anthony’s, WR, 6-5, 215, Sr.

He had 42 receptions for 995 yards and 12 touchdowns for the state champions final season. Duff is dedicated to play at Rutgers.

Paul Dulanto, Massapequa, QB, 6-0, 195, Sr.

He was one of the correct passers on Lengthy Island. Dulanto, coming into his second yr because the starter, threw for 1,432 yards and 19 touchdowns and ran for 432 yards and three scores final season.

(Clockwise from top left) John Flynn of Kings Park, Korey Duff Jr....

(Clockwise from high left) John Flynn of Kings Park, Korey Duff Jr. of St. Anthony’s, Kevin Estime of Malverne, Joseph Filardi of Half Hole Hills West and Paul Dulanto of Massapequa. 

Kevin Estime, Malverne, OL/DL, 6-2, 220, Sr.

He had 58 tackles with 4 tackles for loss and 7 sacks final season.

Jake Fields, Smithtown East, QB, 5-11, 180, Sr.

He has an enormous arm and takes over the offense at East. He was one of many high finishers within the Nationwide Soccer Basis Quarterback Problem.

Luke Fifield, Kellenberg, G, 6-2, 275, Jr.

The captain has excellent footwork in addition to versatility, taking part in each guard and deal with as a sophomore.

Joseph Filardi, Half Hole Hills West, QB/DB, 6-1, 170, Jr.

He threw for two,028 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for 642 yards and three scores as a sophomore. He had 57 tackles and two interceptions

John Flynn, Kings Park, RB/WR/CB, 5-10, 175, Sr.

He’s the large playmaker for Kings Park this season on offense and particular groups. He’ll play lacrosse at Fairfield.

Bobby Galindo, South Facet, OL/DL, 6-3, 295, Sr.

He powered the Cyclones to the Nassau II semifinals final season He’s dedicated to Colgate.

Will Gambino, Westhampton, QB, 6-0, 150, Sr.

The four-year starter threw for 1,412 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior.

Aidan Garvey, New Hyde Park, RB/QB/S, 5-9, 180, Sr.

He rushed for 950 yards and scored 9 touchdowns for the Gladiators final season.

Garret Gates, North Shore, LB/QB, 5-10, 175, Sr.

He had 54 tackles, three sacks and 5 fumble recoveries final season.

Michael Giuliano, Miller Place, RB/DB, 5-7, 160, Sr.

He did all of it for the Panthers as a junior. He rushed for 739 yards, threw for 442 yards and made 45 tackles.

D’Angelo Gordon, Freeport, QB/DB, 5-10, 175, Sr.

The twin-threat quarterback is coming into his third season as Freeport’s beginning quarterback. He threw for 1,061 yards and 5 touchdowns and rushed for 910 yards and 12 scores as a junior. He led the group with 70 tackles, together with 16.5 tackles for a loss, and added 4 sacks.

(From left) Vaughdrea Johnson of Baldwin, Garret Gates of North Shore, Will...

(From left) Vaughdrea Johnson of Baldwin, Garret Gates of North Shore, Will Gambino of Westhampton and D’Angelo Gordon of Freeport.

Joseph Gotti, Oyster Bay, FB/DE, 6-3, 260, Sr.

He rushed for 585 yards and scored six touchdowns final season. He had 43 tackles with 14 tackles for loss.

Luke Hartman, Lengthy Seaside, RB/LB, 6-0, 190, Sr.

He made 38 catches for 470 yards and 5 touchdowns final season. Hartman made 41 tackles and had seven interceptions.  

Jordan Heyman, Half Hole Hills East, QB/DB, 5-11, 160, Sr.

He handed for 1,131 passing yards and 10 touchdowns final season.

Owen Holtzman, Backyard Metropolis, OL/DL, 6-1, 255, Sr.

He’ll anchor the road on each side of the ball as Backyard Metropolis seems for a 3rd consecutive undefeated season.  

Vaughdrea Johnson, Baldwin, QB, 6-3, 190, Jr.

He showcased his legs typically in his first season because the Bruins’ starter final season. He rushed for 142 yards and a landing in 21 makes an attempt towards Syosset and had 107 yards and a landing on 20 carries in a victory over Freeport within the Nassau I playoffs.

KaRahn King, Glenn, RB/DB, 5-7, 155, Jr.

He’s primed to take over the vast majority of carries with the commencement of star Chris Franzese. King rushed for 850 yards and 10 touchdowns on 90 carries as a sophomore.

Jason Kovaluskie, Massapequa, OL/DL, 6-1, 265, Sr.

The four-year starter is likely one of the most dominant two-way linemen on Lengthy Island. His measurement and pressure make him practically unimaginable to comprise.

Max Kullberg, Half Hole Hills East, TE/LB, 6-2, 245, Sr.

As a junior, he had 98 tackles, 5 sacks, 5 compelled fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Caden Lesiewicz, Floyd, S/RB/Ok/P, 6-0, 190, Sr.

He’s a returning All-Lengthy Island participant. He was the recipient of the Tom Cassese Award, given to probably the most excellent defensive again, and Paul Longo Award, given to probably the most excellent kicker. He had 9 interceptions as a defensive again and 52 kicking factors final season.

Matt Liberopoulos, Backyard Metropolis, QB/DB, 5-11, 185, Sr.

He will probably be a key issue for a potent Backyard Metropolis offense, on the lookout for its eighth straight county title.  

Joel Lomax, North Babylon, RB/LB, 5-11,190, Sr.

As a junior, he rushed for 756 yards and eight touchdowns final season. He made 56 solo tackles as a linebacker and earned  All-Suffolk honors.

Hayden Lovinsky, Deer Park, WR/RB/DB, 5-10, 160, Sr.

He had seven landing receptions, six dashing scores and returned two punts for touchdowns final season. He made 38 tackles and had three interceptions as a cornerback.

(Clockwise from top left) Hayden Lovinsky of Deer Park, Jack Lozito...

(Clockwise from high left) Hayden Lovinsky of Deer Park, Jack Lozito of South Facet, Joel Lomax of North Babylon, Jake Martini of Wantagh and KaRahn King of Glenn. 

Jack Lozito, South Facet, RB/DB, 5-7, 165, Sr.

He rushed for 855 yards and eight touchdowns in six video games as a junior.

Jake Martini, Wantagh, RB/DB, 6-2, 215, Sr.

He scored 15 touchdowns final season, and has seven profession interceptions.

Matt McIntee, East Islip, WR/DB, 6-2, 180, Sr.

He is likely one of the high athletes on the East Islip roster and is anticipated to be a high playmaker. He’ll play lacrosse at Syracuse.

Chase McLoughlin, Floral Park, RB/DB, 5-9, 170, Sr.

He rushed for 376 yards and scored 10 whole touchdowns as a junior. He additionally made 65 tackles and grabbed two interceptions.

Dwayne Meadors, Hempstead, RB/LB, 6-3, 215, Sr.

He rushed for 945 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior. He had 176 yards towards Plainview-Outdated Bethpage JFK final season.

Michael Melkonian, South Facet, WR/DB, 5-11, 175, Sr.

He caught 30 passes for 696 yards and 9 touchdowns final season. He additionally collected 9 turnovers and scored three defensive touchdowns.

Jack Melore, Smithtown West, WR/S, 6-1, 189, Sr.

He caught 69 passes for 1,230 yards and 12 touchdowns and was named to Newsday’s All-Lengthy Island second group final season. He additionally had 23 tackles and three interceptions.

Alex Menghi, St. Anthony’s, TE, 6-4, 220, Sr.

He had 22 receptions, 290 yards receiving and one landing for the state champions final season. He’s dedicated to play soccer at Stony Brook. 

Andrew Mensch, Westhampton, OG/DT, 6-2, 250, Sr.

The three-year, two-way starter makes use of his measurement and power to ignite the working recreation.

CJ Service provider, Lengthy Seaside, RB/LB, 6-0, 210, Sr.

He rushed for 290 yards and three touchdowns on 46 carries as a junior. He additionally made 10 tackles for a loss, had three sacks and compelled two fumbles.

Kyle Messina, Sayville, RB/S, 6-0, 185, Jr.

The primary-team Newsday All-Lengthy Island choice rushed for two,003 yards and 30 touchdowns for the Lengthy Island Class III champions final season.

(Clockwise from top left) Jack Melore of Smithtown West, Kyle...

(Clockwise from high left) Jack Melore of Smithtown West, Kyle Messina of Sayville, Dwayne Meadors of Hempstead, Rodney Mills of Lengthy Island Lutheran and Brody Morgan of Ward Melville. 

Jonathan Meza, Freeport, OL/DL, 6-0, 240, Sr.

The three-year starter is the anchor of a senior-laden offensive line. His measurement and expertise will cleared the path and management each side of the road for the Purple Devils.

Jake Miele, North Babylon, OL/DL, 6-5, 240, Sr.

He’s an excellent run blocker, a key to the Bulldogs’ predictable run offense.

Dennis Milano, Connetquot, WR/DB, 5-10, 180, Sr.

He had 31 receptions for 604 yards and two scores final season. Milano gained 19.5 yards per catch as a junior.

Seamus Miller, Chaminade, LB, 6-1, 225, Sr.

He had 70 tackles, together with seven for loss, and two interceptions as a junior.

Rodney Mills, Lengthy Island Lutheran, OT/DE, 6-2, 217, Sr.

He proved himself as a standout defensive participant at Baldwin final season, and was a finalist for the Martone Award, given to Nassau’s high lineman.

Brody Morgan, Ward Melville, WR/DB, 6-1, 180, Sr.

He had 21 tackles and three interceptions as a junior. He additionally had six landing receptions.

Mustafa Mozawalla, Syosset, QB, 6-0, 160, Sr.

He has one of many strongest arms on Lengthy Island, as he showcased in successful the second annual Nationwide Soccer Basis Quarterback Problem. Mozawalla accomplished 113 of 145 passes for 1,157 yards and 9 touchdowns as a junior.

Jack Mulholland, Manhasset, FB/LB, 6-3, 225, Sr.

He rushed for 5 touchdowns as a junior. He’s been Manhasset’s main tackler the previous two seasons.

Matt Nowlan, Comsewogue, OT/DT, 6-1, 230, Sr.

He has excellent power and quickness, making him one of many high linemen in Suffolk. He’s dedicated to play baseball at Molloy.

Devin O’Donnell, Seaford, TE/DE, 6-3, 210, Sr.

He had 65 tackles and three sacks as a junior.

Nick Paris, Oceanside, RB/DB, 6-1, 165, Sr.

The large receiver will make an instantaneous affect on offense at Oceanside after transferring from Hewlett. He was an All-Nassau choose final season.

John Pelcher, Bethpage, RB/DB, 6-1, 175, Sr.

He’s a two-year starter and captain who led the Golden Eagles to seven wins and a spot within the Nassau III semifinals final season.

Nick Pepitone, Connetquot, QB/DB, 5-10, 185, Sr.

He handed for 1,725 yards and 9 touchdowns as a junior. He additionally rushed for 421 yards and eight scores.

Kenny Petit-Frere, Newfield, WR/RB/FS, 5-11, 185, Sr.

As a junior, Petit-Frere had 1,000 all-purpose yards and scored eight touchdowns. He was an All-Suffolk choose final season.

(Clockwise from top left) Nick Paris of Oceanside, Chris Piropato of...

(Clockwise from high left) Nick Paris of Oceanside, Chris Piropato of West Islip, Kenny Petit-Frere of Newfield, Sal Posillico of Farmingdale and Mustafa Mozawalla of Syosset. 

Vinny Petzold, Plainedge, OL/DL, 6-1, 315, Sr.

He’s a returning Newsday All-Lengthy Island first-team choice and a three-year varsity starter at middle. The Purple Devils have gone 23-1, gained two Nassau titles and a Lengthy Island Class III title throughout that span.

Chris Piropato, West Islip, RB/LB/KR, 5-10, 205, Sr.

The three-year starter makes his presence felt on offense, protection, and particular groups. He was All-Suffolk as a junior.

Sal Posillico, Farmingdale, RB/LB, 5-9, 180, Sr.

He averaged 9.9 yards and totaled 735 yards on 77 rushes with six touchdowns final season. He added 52 tackles and two interceptions. He rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns towards Freeport final season.

Rocco Rainone, Holy Trinity, QB, 6-0, 190, Sr.

He accomplished 71 of 130 passes for 1,224 yards and 16 touchdowns final season. He additionally ran for 4 scores within the Titans’ run to the CHSFL AA-I championship.

Jameer Reeder, Holy Trinity, RB/LB, 5-10, 185, Sr.

He ran 122 instances for 772 yards and 11 touchdowns with no fumbles for the 9-1 Titans as a junior.

Sebastian Regis, East Islip, OL/DL, 6-1, 265, Sr.

He was a finalist for the Zellner Award, offered to Suffolk’s high lineman, final season. He gained the state wrestling championship at 285 kilos as a junior.

Shane Reilly, Sachem North, WR/DB, 5-10, 170, Sr.

He had 30 receptions for 450 yards and 4 touchdowns final season. He’s a returning All-Suffolk choice.

Giancarlo Rengifo, Clarke, QB, 5-11, 175, Sr.

He threw for 602 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior.

Christian Reyes-Vallecillo, Glen Cove, OT, 6-4, 288, Sr.

He’s a road-grading lineman who will energy the Large Purple’s offense this yr.

Nick Rinaldi, Chaminade, C, 6-2, 285, Sr.

The captain will transfer to middle after beginning at proper guard and taking part in each down final season.

(Clockwise from top left) Jameer Reeder of Holy Trinity, Nicholas Rinaldi of...

(Clockwise from high left) Jameer Reeder of Holy Trinity, Nicholas Rinaldi of Chaminade, LaRawn Robinson of Centereach, Sebastian Regis of East Islip and Christian Reyes-Vallecillo of Glen Cove.

LaRawn Robinson, Centereach, MLB/FB, 6-0, 220, Sr.

His measurement and quickness make him tough to dam. Robinson had 46 tackles as a junior. He was an All-Suffolk choose.

Brody Schaffer, Westhampton, RB/LB/Ok, 6-1, 185, Jr.

He rushed for 538 yards and eight touchdowns, and was named to Newsday’s All-Lengthy Island second group as a kicker final season.

Martin Schook, Smithtown West, OL/DL, 6-2, 250, Sr.

He allowed zero sacks on the offensive line final season. He additionally recorded 34 tackles, 5 sacks and one interception as a junior.

Luka Skoda, St. John the Baptist, LB, 6-0, 200, Jr.

He had 84 tackles, together with six for loss, three sacks and two interceptions final season.

Dylan Spano, Bayport-Blue Level, OL/DL, 6-2, 210, Jr.

He helped the Phantoms win the Class IV Lengthy Island championship final season, the primary in program historical past.

Brayden Stahl, Smithtown West, QB, 5-10, 175, Sr.

The second-team Newsday All-Lengthy Island choice threw for a school-record 2,662 yards and 39 touchdowns final season.

Will Tolliver, Carey, RB/FS, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Tolliver scored 13 touchdowns as a junior and can look to as soon as once more be a focus of the offense as Carey strikes as much as Nassau Convention II.  

Jake Tripptree, Sayville, QB, 6-3, 180, Sr.

He threw for two,663 yards and 26 touchdowns and was named to Newsday’s All-Lengthy Island second group a season in the past, main the Golden Flashes to the Class III title.

(Clockwise from top left) Jake Tripptree of Sayville, Luka Skoda of St....

(Clockwise from high left) Jake Tripptree of Sayville, Luka Skoda of St. John the Baptist, Tyler Villalta of Massapequa, Martin Schook of Smithtown West and Will Tolliver of Carey.

Tyler Villalta, Massapequa, DB, 5-11, 170, Jr.

He will probably be utilized in quite a lot of methods within the Massapequa offense. He had 16 whole touchdowns, together with 734 dashing yards and 9 scores final season. He added 21 receptions for 332 yards.

Anthony Vino, Sachem North, QB, 6-0, 190, Sr.

As a junior, he had 101 completions for 1,247 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was an All-Suffolk choice.

Kyle Weeks, Kings Park, QB/S/KR, 5-10, 175, Sr.

A finalist for the Tom Cassese Award, Weeks had three interceptions and returned two for touchdowns as a junior. He likes to run as a quarterback.

Jeremy Weiss, Commack, QB, 6-3,195, Sr.

He handed for moe than 900 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior. He was the winner of the inaugural Nationwide Soccer Basis Quarterback Problem in 2022.

Caleb White, Bellport, LB/QB, 6-2, 200, Sr.

He had 76 tackles as a junior. He’ll transfer to quarterback and coach Jamie Fabian likes his measurement and velocity for the place.

Aidan Winter, Babylon, QB/DB, 6-0, 180, So.

He’s anticipated to guide Babylon on each side of the sector. He began as a freshman, totaling 823 dashing yards, 425 passing yards and 10 touchdowns. He additionally had 83 tackles.

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