Player of the year: Emmett Lunceford
Position: Center midfield
What is your first memory of playing soccer? My friend and I were on a team together, and whenever we would score we would do the (fist)bump. I don’t know why we did that, we were 4-year-olds. We’re still friends and still on the same team, but we don’t do that anymore.
When did you know you were good at the sport? Some referee told me I should play with the U11 team, and then I made that team and got to play.
If you had a theme song, what would it be? The World Cup theme song by K9.
What other sport would you like to try?
What was the last book you read? It was a basketball book. I think it was called “On the Devil’s Court.”
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Definitely playing (soccer) for someone, anywhere.
What do you really want right now? A car. Any kind that moves.
Michael Lee, Sr., Lexington | 10 shutouts, .980 goals against average
Antoine Parris, Sr., Spring Valley | 20 goals, eight assists
Zach Acree, Sr., Irmo | 14 goals, 15 assists
Christian Hidalgo, Sr., White Knoll | 10 goals, six assists
Tony Del Valle, Jr., Ridge View | 14 goals, eight assists
Ryan Freiburger, Jr., Lexington | 24 goals, 15 assists
Emmett Lunceford, Jr., Irmo | 8 goals, 12 assists
Brandon Sykes, Jr., White Knoll | Seven goals, 13 assists
Todd Johnston, Sr., White Knoll | All-region selection
Billy Padula, Sr., Irmo
John Robert Taylor, Sr., Dutch Fork | 14 goals