EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 7, 2012

Baladi named MVC 2 MVP


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Local athletes made up over half of the 19-member MVC boys soccer All-Conference team.

Among the 11 area players were Division 2 MVP Salah Baladi of Methuen, joining teammates Kevin Echeverry and Luis Guerrero on the squad.

Rangers head coach Jeff Lamy was voted as the top coach in Division 2 while North Andover’s Bill Tarbox took Division 1 honors.

MVC Boys Soccer

All-Conference

Andover — Drew Johnson, Sr., forward; Central Catholic — Andrew Ayres, Sr., defense; Lawrence — Joseano Tavares, Jr., forward; Methuen — Kevin Echeverry, Sr., forward; Luis Guerrero, Sr., defense; Salah Baladi, Jr., midfield; North Andover — Evan Dudney, Sr., forward; Dennis Graef, Sr., midfield; Connor Boudreau, Sr., defense; Billerica — Ryan Santarpio, Sr., keeper; Dan Trainor, Sr., midfield; Leo Trindade, Sr., forward; Chelmsford — Casey Hammill, Sr., midfield/forward; Steve McLeod, Sr., keeper; Dracut — Mario Prata, Jr., midfield; Noah Teperow, Jr., midfield/defense; Lowell — Brandon Fahlberg, Sr., midfield; Eusebio Marote, Sr., midfield; Tewksbury — Zachary Jacobs, Sr., defense

Local All-Stars

Andover — An Huynh, Sr., midfield

Central Catholic — Steve McElroy, Sr., defense

Lawrence — Ramiro Ortega, Jr., midfield

Methuen — Ahmed Fathi, Sr., midfield; Louis Warner, Jr., forward; Cai Williams, Jr., midfield

North Andover — Alex Morin, Sr., midfield; David Rose, Sr., midfield; Mike Skarbelis, Jr., forward

Miscellaneous Honors

Players of the Year — Division 1: Brandon Fahlberg, Lowell; Division 2: Salah Baladi, Methuen

Goalkeeper of the Year — Ryan Santarpio, Billerica

Coaches of the Year — Division 1: Bill Tarbox, North Andover; Division 2: Jeff Lamy, Methuen

Team Sportsmanship — Lawrence