The Crown Point boys’ soccer team had an outstanding 2012 season, which included a 10-3 record in the Northern Soccer League’s Division III and an 11-4 overall record.
The Panthers were recognized for their terrific play this season with two NSL First-Team All-Star selections including the Division III Most Valuable Player.
Minerva/Newcomb had five players selected to the First Team, while Schroon Lake had three. Johnsburg nabbed two First-Team representatives, and Wells had one.
Keene was selected as the Ray Holmes Sportsmanship winner.
The All-Stars were selected by the Northern Soccer League coaches.
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Gabe Macey (Crown Point)- Macey, a senior, was selected as the 2012 Northern Soccer League Division III Most Valuable Player. The forward, who led the team in scoring for the last two years, finished this season with 20 goals and five assists, good for 45 points.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Millie Winslow (Minerva-Newcomb)- Winslow led the Mountaineers to an 11-1 record in Division III play and 13-2 overall. The squad was the sectional runner-up in Class D to eventual state champion Chazy.
Chet Prouty (Johnsburg)- Prouty proved to be a pivotal player between the pipes for the Orange. The senior totaled 108 saves during his senior go-around.
Nick Porter (Johnsburg)- Porter, a senior midfielder, scored against Minerva-Newcomb and tallied another goal in a 4-0 win over Indian Lake-Long Lake.
Jorge Bertomeu (Minerva/Newcomb)- Bertomeu was a strong scoring threat all year with 18 goals and eight assists. “(Bertomeu) is fast, has strong footwork skills, and was always marked,” Mountaineers coach Millie Winslow said.
Jessie Shaughnessy (Schroon Lake)- Shaughnessy led the Wildcats in scoring this year with 22 goals and was a talented scoring threat from anywhere around the 18. His ability to attract multiple defenders opened scoring opportunities for respective teammates. “His goal scoring and play-making abilities will be hard to fill next year,” Schroon Lake coach Lee Silvernail said.