IAC BOYS SOCCER: WAVERLY LANDS SIX PLAYERS ON DIVISIONAL ALL-STAR TEAMS
(2021-11-12)Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly landed three players on the IAC South Large School Division first-team boys soccer all-star team, and three more on the second team in recent voting by the league’s coaches.
Sophomores Griff Schillmoeller, Charlie Larrabee, and Sam Knight were Waverly’s representatives on the first team, while seniors Cameron McIsaac and Brennan Traub, and sophomore Carter George were named to the second team.
SVEC junior Jacob Banks, and teammate, senior Mason Holmes, were named the IAC South Large School Division MVPs.
Griff Schillmoeller, sophomore, Waverly:
Schilmoeller was among the leaders in goals scored in the area with 21. He also had two assists.
“He has a nose for the goal, and is an absolute scoring machine,” said Waverly coach Eric Ryck.
The other forward selected to the first team is SVEC junior Addison Young.Midfielders
Charlie Larrabee, sophomore, Waverly:
A heady player, Larrabee scored four goals and dished out a team-high 10 assists.
“(Charlie) is our best and most calm player on the ball,” said Ryck. “He is the anchor in the center of the park and is very good at distributing the ball to our forward players.”
The other midfielders selected to the first team are: SVEC senior Jayden Grube, Notre Dame senior Tyler Simpson, and Newark Valley sophomore Connor VanZile.
Sam Knight, sophomore, Waverly:
“(Knight) was our best defender all season,” said Ryck. “He’s fast and dependable and never gets beat.”
The other defenders selected to the first team are SVEC junior Darren Starkweather and freshman Noah Banks, and Newark Valley junior Logan Kringle.
The first team goalkeeper is SVEC senior Aidan Swayze.
The second team forward is SVEC junior Zeb Soper.Midfielders
Brennan Traub, senior, Waverly:
Traub scored 10 goals and dished out two assists.
“He was a hard-working, emotional leader on the field,” said Ryck. “He consistently improved all four years he played varsity, and had a much deserved great season this year. It’s been so much fun to watch his growth.”
The other midfielders selected to the second team are: SVEC senior Hunter Bates and freshman Jason Lantz, and Notre Dame senior Sean Franzese.Defenders
Carter George, sophomore, Waverly:
George scored one goal.
“A fearless defender, who was very willing to sacrifice his body, and was easily our best player in the air using his head often to clear balls away,” said Ryck.
The other defenders selected to the second team are SVEC senior Michael Connor and junior David Vega, and Newark Valley sophomore Jonah Williams.Goalkeeper
Cameron McIsaac, senior, Waverly:
McIsaac registered 93 saves, and allowed 17 goals in 13 games.
“Cam is an animal between the pipes,” said Ryck. “In my opinion, he was the best goalkeeper in the IAC for four years. He kept us in games and competitive. He’s tough as nails, fast, powerful, and fearless.”
IN PHOTO: Waverly’s Griff Schillmoeller.
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