SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Sports

December 6, 2012

2012 Salem News Girls Soccer All-Stars

(Continued)

BECKY MERCURO

Bishop Fenwick Senior

Midfield

One of the area’s top precision passers doled out 16 assists ... Added six goals, including a hat trick in a win over Austin Prep ... Fenwick’s leading scorer with 22 points ... Earned All-Catholic Central League and EMass all-star distinction ... Crusaders’ MVP captained the squad to a state tournament win ... Saugus native considering several collegiate options.

JACKIE MORSE

Danvers Senior

Defense

Tough, smart defender anchored a Danvers line that allowed just 10 goals all season and had 10 clean sheets ... Eastern Mass. all-star was also a two-time Northeastern Conference all-star ... Captained Falcons to another NEC Small title ... Helped hold powerful Beverly to one goal on a penalty kick ... Added a goal and three assists ... Committed to play at UMass Lowell next season.

TAYLOR MORONG

Hamilton-Wenham Senior

Goalkeeper

All-Cape Ann League keeper allowed just two goals during the entire regular season ... Recorded 13 shutouts and posted a goals against average of 0.13, one of the best in the state ... Particularly proud of the clean sheet against Masco ... Captained the Generals to the CAL title ... Spearheaded a penalty kick win over Gloucester in the D2 North tourney.

KYLIE PLAZA

Danvers Junior

Midfielder

Northeastern Conference Small MVP adapted to a defensive mid role with poise and guile ... Versatile, skilled player helped the Falcons dictate the pace on their way to the NEC Small title ... Two-time Danvers team MVP is also a two-time EMass all-star ... Accurate boot led to six goals ... Added eight assists for 14 points ... Verbally committed to Division 1 Rhode Island for the fall of 2014.

PAIGE PRATT

Masconomet Junior

Defense

Sweeper earned All-Cape Ann League honors ... Eastern Mass. all-star helped the Chieftains record five shutouts and hold opponents under two goals in 12 of their 17 games ... Athletic defender made one of the highlight plays of the season when she stopped a shot at the goal line ... Chipped in a goal and an assist at the offensive end ... Hopes to continue playing in college in 2014.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports

Sports Special
Sports podcasts
Northeast Sports
Comments Tracker
Facebook
Sports Special