Hawks lead region boys soccer honors

Photo by Christine Troyke

Photo by Christine Troyke

Mill Creek took two of the top individual awards -- forward of the year Taylor Scalera and coach of the year Sean Garnett -- in the All-Region 7-AAAAA boys soccer team released Tuesday by the league's coaches.

The other top award-winners were midfielder of the year Dominic Bonilla of Collins Hill, defender of the year Matt Kilgore of Mountain View and goalkeeper of the year Mitch Kupstas of Peachtree Ridge.

Collins Hill's Jackson Taylor also made the all-region team at goalkeeper, while Kilgore was joined at defender by Mill Creek's Zach Mruk and Austin Butler, Norcross' Chase Bailey and Peachtree Ridge's J.T. Taplin.

Bonilla was joined in the midfield by Collins Hill teammate Zak Wallingford, North Gwinnett's Roberto Hinojosa and Matthew Melton, Mill Creek's T.J. Hoppines and Norcross' Joel Calvillo.

The other all-region forwards with Scalera were Peachtree Ridge's Jeremy Rector and Chris Cook, Collins Hill's Emmanuel Raji and North's Luis Alonso.