All-State soccer: Zamora, Oliver among top stars

ESPNHS has unveiled its Illinois All-State soccer team. Crystal Lake South's Charlie Oliver and Boylan's Victor Zamora are two of the most accomplished players on the list, which can be found below.

Illinois All-State Soccer

Starting 11

[F] Joey Calistri, Deerfield, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Tallied 28 goals and 12 assists last season

[F] Charlie Oliver, Crystal Lake South, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Scored 28 goals and added 11 assists as a junior

[F] Joel Salmeron, Morton, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Will miss much of the season with knee injury; 26 goals in ‘10

[F] Evan Trychta, Naperville North, Senior, Roadrunners SC

Postseason hero finished with 19 goals last year

[F] Victor Zamora, Rockford Boylan, Senior, Rockford Raptors

Led Boylan to state title with 26 goals

[MF] Elliot Borge, Lyons, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Northwestern recruit tallied 14 goals, 13 assists last season

[MF] Marshall Hollingsworth, Libertyville, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Offensive contributor notched six goals, five assists in 2010

[MF] Ryan Howe, Rockford Boylan, Senior, Rockford Raptors

Two-way player keyed state-title run

[MF] Mick Maley, Marmion Academy, Senior, Sockers FC

Posted 17 goals, 11 assists last season

[D] John Pothast, Lake Zurich, Senior, Sockers FC

Rugged defender is committed to Marquette

[GK] Daniel Brennan, Edwardsville, Senior, Scott Gallagher Metro

Recorded 12 shutouts last year with 0.67 GAA

Other Top Players

[F] Roberto Albuquerque, Crystal Lake South, Senior, Chicago Magic

Teams with Charlie Oliver to form state’s most dynamic duo

[F] Anthony Jeffries, Downers Grove North, Junior, Chicago Fire Academy

Already has experience with youth national teams

[F] Arkadiusz Raclawski, Lisle, Senior, Chicago Magic

Veteran of U.S. Soccer Development Academy

[MF] Jason Kayne, DeerfieldSeniorSockers FC

Playing high school for first time in two years

[MF] Jesus Medina, Waukegan, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

One of state’s fastest scoring threats

[MF] Alex Reifschneider, O’Fallon, Senior, Scott Gallagher Metro

Powerful player excels at controlling the middle

[MF] Damien Sampson, Glenbard South, Senior, Sockers FC

Gifted passer opened the season on fire

[D] Dan LojekSandburg, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Offensive-minded player likes to create

[D] Ryan Sadowski, Crete Monee, Senior, Chicago Magic

Known for coming up clutch at the end of matches

[GK] Zak Allen, St. Ignatius, Senior, Chicago Fire Academy

Aggressive keeper likes to challenge shooters

[GK] Jack Rubin, Stevenson, Senior, Sockers FC

Impressed for U.S. Development Academy team

Note: The Starting 11 is comprised of the best players in Illinois who were projected to suit up for their high school teams this year. The Other Top Players are 11 more athletes who either suit up for their high school team or play club ball exclusively.

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