East Wins VHSCA All-Star Boys Soccer 1-0
Lynchburg - Midlothian's Alexander Waite broke open a scoreless game in the 82nd minute and the East held on to nip the West 1-0 in Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Boys Soccer Wednesday night at Liberty University.
The West squad was stacked with lots of area standouts, including Carter Nelligan and Jack Valentine of E.C. Glass, Teddy Delledera of Jefferson Forest, Matthew Thompson of Liberty, Austin Vaughan of Appomattox County, Blacksburg's Asa Britten and Andrew Kim, Cave Spring's Alexander Nguyen, Radford's Connor Williams and Jake Spiegel of Giles.
Zack Large of Northside and Patrick Henry-Roanoke's Renato Grgic played for the East squad. Asa Britten of Blacksburg earned MVP honors for the West team.
The East also won the All-Star Girls game 2-1. JF's Cassidy Ratliff, Liberty's Laura Garbarini and Blacksburg's Katie Meller and Carley Graves played for the West team. Erin Mitchell of Osbourn Park scored the lone West goal.