East Coweta, Newnan dominate All-Region teams
After coming within a shot of advancing to this year’s Class AAAAAA soccer championship, the East Coweta boys dominated postseason honors on this year’s All-Region 3-AAAAAA team.
Seven Indians lead this year’s All-Region team including Ian Antley, who earned most valuable player honors.
Antley teamed up with twin brother Conner to lift East Coweta to a unbeaten regular season. The brothers, now on their way to play at Mercer, combined for 78 goals and 21 assists during the 2013 season.
East Coweta’s Todd Beldon was named Region 3-AAAAAA Coach of the Year.
Also earning All-Region honors from the Indians was East Coweta senior goaltender Luke Oesterle, who posted 10 shutouts.
Defenders Ryan Wright (3G, 5A), and junior Austin Slaton (2G, 3A) represented the Indians along with midfielders Jairo Ruiz (2G, 14A) and Zac Slaton (4G, 2A).
Striker Nick Pelerose, who will play at Oglethorpe, led three players from Newnan named All-Region following a senior year where he scored a team-high 24 goals.
The Cougars were also represented by senior defender Kevin Morgan and junior midfielder Connor Cox.
Douglas County has five players selected to the team and Tri-Cities had two.
Joining the Antleys and Pelerose at forward was Douglas County striker Robby Delusma.
Jordan Alexander, Juan Carlos Serna, Ayman Khan and Lysten Thomas also represented the Tigers.
Tri-Cities was representedby Jose Sanchez and midfielder Carlos Cassarrubias. All-Region team.
2013 All-Region Boys Soccer Team
MVP—Ian Antley Sr. East Coweta
Coach of the Year —Todd Beldon East Coweta
Jordan Alexander Sr. Douglas County
Kevin Morgan Sr. Newnan
Jose Sanchez Sr. Tri-Cities
Austin Slaton Jr. East Coweta
Carlos Cassarrubias Sr. Tri-Cities
Connor Cox Jr. Newnan
Ayman Kahn Sph. Douglas County
Jairo Ruiz Sph. East Coweta
Juan Carlos Serna Jr. Douglas County
Zac Slaton Jr. East Coweta
Lysten Thomas Sph. Douglas County
Conner Antley Sr. East Coweta
Ian Antley Sr. East Coweta
Rooby Delusma Sph. Douglas County
Nick Pelerose Sr. Newnan
Luke Oesterle Sr. East Coweta