From the Mag: Pennsylvania's All-State soccer team

The Pennsylvania All-State soccer team will be unveiled in our October issue of the magazine. But if you haven't seen it yet, here's who we picked as the top players in the state.


Position/Name, School, Year, Club Team

[F] Brett Campbell, Haverford School, Junior, FC Delco

Led talented Haverford squad in scoring as freshman and sophomore

[F] Kelton Cheney, State College, Senior, PA Classics

Earned a call-up to Philadelphia Union reserve squad this summer

[F] Christian Kaschak, Dallastown, Senior, PA Classics

YAIAA Player of the Year led Dallastown to District 3 crown last year

[MF] Andrew Herr, Penn Manor, Senior, FC Delco

Has started in all four seasons for his high school squad

[MF] Harrison Kendall, Haverford School, Senior, FC Delco

Syracuse commit led Haverford to Inter-Ac runner-up finish last fall

[MF] Drew Klingenberg, Pine-Richland, Senior, Pittsburgh Strikers

Post-Gazette North POY has committed to Penn State

[MF] Jared Martinelli, Cumberland Valley, Senior, HMMS Eagle FC

Scored 31 goals, added 12 assists last season; pledged to Temple

[MF] Colton Storm, Cumberland Valley, Junior, HMMS Eagle FC

Star midfielder recently returned from U-17 residency program

[D] Michael Discavage, Council Rock South, Senior, FC Delco

Anchored defense that gave up more than one goal just twice

[D] Steven Machi, Upper St. Clair, Senior, Internationals

High Point pledge led Upper St. Clair to district semifinals

[GK] Zack Steffen, Malvern Prep, Junior, FC Delco

Played on USA U-14 and U-15 National Teams


Position/Name, School, Year, Club Team

[F] Darius Madison,La Salle,Senior,Philadelphia SC

Earned NSCAA/adidas All-American honors as a junior

[F] Connor Maloney,Bishop McDevitt,Junior,PA Classics

Soccer star also handles kicking duties for football team

[F] Melvin Snoh,Malvern Prep,Senior,Penn Fusion

Named captain as a junior; earned All-Main Line Times first team

[F] Josh Turnley,Beaver, Senior,Century United

Post-Gazette West POY scored 43 goals last season

[MF] Kyle Bitterman,Hempfield,Senior,PA Classics

Fordham recruit helped Hempfield win PIAA state title last fall

[MF] Zach Pfeffer,Upper Dublin,Junior, Philadelphia Union

Former member of U-17 residency team; also played for MLS squad

[MF] Zach Shiposh,Abington Heights,Senior

FC DelcoFormer HS star now playing on Braunschweig U19 team in Germany

[MF] Matt Venanzi,Peters Township,Senior, Beadling SC

His 13 goals and 25 assists helped Indians win the WPIAL AAA title

[D] Shane Campbell,Dallastown,Senior, FC Delco

Played midfield last year; scored 17 goals and added eight assists

[D] Tyler Graziani,West Allegheny,Senior, Beadling FC

Defender in club, forward in HS; tallied 21 goals last season

[GK] Patrick Lestingi,Pennsbury,Senior, YMS

Temple pledge led Pennsbury to PIAA Class AAA state quarters

Note: The Starting 11 is comprised of the best players in Pennsylvania 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.