South Jersey Girls Soccer All-Stars

by Marc Narducci | Jan 20, 2023
South Jersey Girls Soccer All-Stars
During the second week of January, the South Jersey Soccer Coaches Association announced its all-South Jersey teams. The Coaches Association do a great job honoring the top players and promoting the sport. (They also run the South Jersey Coaches Tournament, where the area’s 16 top teams compete). Here is a look at the girls’ All-South Jersey teams. In addition to the teams, there was a player of the year selected at each position.


Forwards: Kennedy Garcia, Sr. Rancocas Valley POY; Kennedy Erdman, Jr. Cherry Hill West; Ashley Baran, Sr. Holy Cross, Allison Tighe, Sr., Haddonfield; Makenzie McCready, Jr. Shawnee.

POY: Kennedy Garcia, Rancocas Valley - Garcia led the Red Devils to the Olympic Conference American Division title in their first year in the Olympic Conference. An Alabama commit, Garcia had 24 goals and nine assists. She finished her career with 71 goals.

Midfielders: Reilly McGlinn, Sr. Cherry Hill West, Nicole Everard, Sr. Rancocas Valley, Gabby Miller, Jr., Seneca (POY); Olivia Marrone, Sr. Cherokee; Olivia McMaster, Sr. Williamstown.

POY: Gabby Miller, Seneca – Miller had 17 goals and 14 assists. She scored the game-winner in Seneca’s 1-0 win over Sterling in the South Jersey Group 2 championship.

Defenders: Emily Ambrose, Sr. Delsea; Erin Lally, Sr. Rancocas Valley; Jilliam Shapiro, Sr. Cherry Hill West; Joellie Giquinto, So. Shawnee; Makala Baker, Jr. Williamstown; Riley Fortna, Sr. Ocean City (POY).

POY: Riley Fortna, Ocean City – Fortna was the defensive leader for an Ocean City team that recorded 13 shutouts. The Red Raiders (15-0-4) were eliminated from in a penalty kick shootout in a SJ Group 3 semifinal against Shawnee. Ocean City allowed just five goals all season.

Goalies: Ava Clark, Sr. Eastern (POY); Madison Schill, Sr. Williamstown

POY: Ava Clark, Eastern - Clark helped Eastern lead South Jersey with 19 shutouts. She recorded shutouts in Eastern’s 1-0 South Jersey Coaches Tournament championship over Shawnee and a 1-0 win over Williamstown in the SJ Group 4 final. She finished the season with 113 saves.


Forwards: Ava Palladino, Jr. Seneca; Corine Morgan, Sr. Cedar Creek; Olivia Brocious, Sr. Paul VI; Brooke Vogel, Jr. GCIT; Chimaka Wokocha, Sr. Absegami

Midfielders: Allie Serlenga, Jr. Bishop Eustace; Allison Baxter, Sr. Haddonfield; Kerri Jackson, Sr. Schalick; Cali Sloan, Jr. Millville; Jessica Castorina, Sr. Washington Township; Jaci Gismondi, Sr. West Deptford.

Defenders: Lilly McBride, Sr. Camden Catholic; Grace Duffey, Jr. Haddonfield, Remi Cherkas, Jr. Eastern; Eva Sprewell, Jr. Eastern

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Goalies: Genevieve Morrison, Jr. Mainland; Isabella Norman, Sr. Deptford; Mackenzie Borbi, So. Shawnee.


Forwards: Mia Abbey, So. Bishop Eustace; Angela Oliveto, Jr. Williamstown; Elizabeth Sommeling, Sr. Cherry Hill East; Mya Jackson, So. Delran; Gabby Dickson, Jr. Sterling

Midfielders: Ava Tenaglia Jr. Mainland; Billie Ormsby, Jr. Maple Shade; Makema Ammon, So. Audubon; Loghan Myers, Jr. Delran.

Defenders: Brooke Sztenderowicz, Sr. Cinnaminson; Sophia Miller, Jr. Paul VI; Nicole Edelman, Jr. Cherokee; Megan Lewin, Sr. Kingsway; Erin Quinn, Jr. Sterling.

Goalie: Lauren Swafford, So. Moorestown

Author: Marc Narducci


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