Huron Soccer team finishes second in Huron League; several players earn accolades for their performance

A group shot of the 2019 Huron Soccer boys team. From left: Braden Damiani; MacKennon Dolencic; Travis Russell; Cody Brenner; Sam Hughes; Matisse Dornier-Duff; Alex Davenport; Brendan Robbins; Owen Barnes; Ricky Emelian; Brendan Pasut; Nick Clark; Ashton Messina; Salvatore Marchionda. (All photos courtesy of Huron Soccer)


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Posted Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

It was a special season for the Huron Soccer boys team.

The team, led by fourth-year head coach Matt Lividini, finished the season with a 13-5-2 record and a second-place finish in the Huron League.

The team made it all the way to the district championship game where they lost to Tecumseh by a score of 3-1.

The team had two players that achieved the All-State category for their play in the 2019 season.

Senior captain Brendan Robbins, a 4-year varsity player, received several post season awards for the 2019 Season.

Robbins was awarded with: First Team All-Huron League; First Team All-District, ranked #5 player in the district; MHSAA First Team All-Region; All-State honorable mention; Huron Soccer 2019 most valuable player; Monroe News All-Region Team.

Robbins scored 16 Goals and 10 assists for a total of 42 points, and played every game this season despite breaking his arm mid-season in a matchup against St. Mary Catholic Central.

Senior captain Salvatore Marchionda, also a 4-year varsity player, received multiple post season awards for the 2019 Season.

Marchionda was awarded: First Team All-Huron League; First Team All-District, ranked #2 player in the district; MHSAA First Team All-Region; All-State honorable mention; Monroe News All-Region Team.

Marchionda scored 17 Goals and 5 assists for a total of 39 points. Marchionda also excelled as the kicker for the High School football team.

Senior Captains Salvatore Marchionda (left) and Brendan Robbins.

Many other players on the team received accolades for their performances during the season.

Junior Captain Ricky Emelian, a 3-year varsity player, received First Team All-Huron League; First Team All-District, ranked #8 player in the district; Monroe News All-Region Team; Huron Soccer 2019 Coaches Award.

Other honorable mentions include:

Huron League Second Team:
Sam Hughes (senior)
Alex Davenport (junior)
MacKennon Dolencic (senior)

Huron League honorable mention:
Jacob O’Neil (senior)
Owen Barnes (junior)

All-District First Team goalies
Braden Damiani – Ranked #1 goalie in the district (senior)
Cody Brenner – Ranked #2 goalie in the District (junior)

All-District at large (honorable mention):
Sam Hughes (senior)
MacKennon Dolencic (senior)
Alex Davenport (sophomore)
Jacob O’Neil (senior)
Owen Barnes (junior)

Huron Soccer 2019 most improved player:
Brendan Pasut

2019 Huron Soccer senior class during a team banquet on Oct. 24, 2019. Bottom from left: Nick Clark; Sam Hughes; Jacob O’Neil; Salvatore Marchionda; Travis Russell; Braden Damiani. Top from left: Matisse Dornier-Duff; Brendan Robbins; MacKennon Dolencic; Jordan Comilla.


 

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