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Six local players named United Soccer Coaches High School All-Americans



Six local high school players have been named to the United Soccer Coaches fall All-American team.

Drew Roskos (Delran) and Luke Chatten (Haddon Township) from South Jersey, Shane Velez (Pennridge) from Pennsylvania and Jake Ross (Salesianum) from Delaware were named to the boys team. Kennedy Garcia (Rancocas Valley) from South Jersey was the lone local player on the girls team.

Both Roskos and Ross were named All-Americans for the second straight year.

Players on this year’s United Soccer Coaches High School All-America Teams will be recognized for their accomplishments at the All-America Ceremony & Reception on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia in conjunction with the United Soccer Coaches Convention.

F Drew Roskos* Jr. Delran High School Delran, N.J.
F Jake Ross* Sr. Salesianum School Wilmington, Del.
D Shane Velez Sr. Pennridge High School Perkasie, Pa.
M Luke Chatten Sr. Haddon Township High School Westmont, N.J.
M Sam Nyenka Sr. Lower Merion High School Ardmore, Pa.
F Kennedy Garcia Sr. Rancocas Valley Regional HighSchool Mount Holly, N.J.


Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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