Wilcox Tech, Sr. Forward: The All-State Class L pick did not light up the score sheet like Cortez but was integral as the Indians went unbeaten before being knocked out of Class L tournament by Wilton in the opening round.
Wilcox Tech, Sr. Midfield: Cortez scored 34 goals and had 20 assists, breaking all Wilcox Tech scoring records and establishing himself as the top tech-school soccer players in the state. Cortez was an All-State Class L selection.
Public Safety, Sr. Forward: All-State Class S pick. Few players in Class S can light it up offensively like Darko.
Ellington, D: All-State Class M player was part of a stout defense which allowed two state-tournament goals as Ellington reached the Class M semifinals.
Cheshire M: An All-State LL and All-SCC Defensive center-midfielder had seven assists last season and returns for his fourth season starting on varsity.
Farmington, Sr. Fullback: All-CCC and All-State LL first team pick is a stout defender but also possess one of the hardest shots in the state when he ventures forward.
Greenwich, GK: All-FCIAC and All-State LL first team selection, Johnson established himself has one of the best keepers in the state a season ago.
East Lyme, Sr. Forward: All-State Class L attacking midfielder/forward has speed to get behind defenses combined with quality finishing ability.
Thomaston, M: The attacking midfielder is a two-time All-State Class S first team selection, returning for one more season in the Berkshire League.
Greenwich Jr. Midfield: All-FCIAC first teamer is a box to box center midfielder, a physical presence in the middle, he is strong on the tackle but also has the ability to score in the clutch.
Sr. Midfield: An All-CCC and All-State LL selection returns with hopes of leading South Windsor to the LL crown.
Crosby, Sr. Midfielder: All-State Class L and All-NVL first team pick. The speedy midfielder can create scoring chances for himself and others.
Eli Pardo, McMahon
Sr. Forward: Pardo returned to McMahon from academy soccer, scoring eight goals and being named First Team All FCIAC in 2017. His combination of speed and strength are hard to match up with.
Darien, Sr. Defense: An All-FCIAC first teamer, Sears plays smart, strong and understands the game very well, always getting himself into the best defensive positions possible.
Litchfield, Sr. Midfielder: All-State Class S selection can control the tempo of the game creating chances for both himself and his teammates out of the midfield.
Staples, Sr. Midfielder: A three-year development academy player is playing for Staples in his senior season. The Washington & Lee commit is a versatile defensive midfielder.
Guilford, GK: All-State LL first team and All-SCC second team registered 10 shutouts and had a 0.6 goals against average to help lead the Indians to Class L state semifinals for the second straight season.
Staples, Sr. Midfielder: Another development academy player joining the Wreckers for his senior season. He joins Sholes in the midfield on what was already a talented Staples squad.
JJ Tracy, Cromwell
Sr. Forward: All-State Class S, helped guide Cromwell to state quarterfinals playing as a forward or attacking midfielder with dangerous scoring potential.
Adam Van Linter
St. Paul, Sr. Forward: Big-time scoring threat up top in the NVL, was All-State S.
Windham, Jr. Forward: The All-State Class M pick proved himself to be one of the top strikers in the ECC last season.
Barlow: All-State Class L and All-SWC first teamer is a defensive midfielder with an ability to create offensive opportunities with his pinpoint passing, helped guide Falcons to SWC title.
Trumbull, F: All-FCIAC and All-State LL first team selection, has tallied 29 goals over the last two seasons and returns as one of the most dangerous scoring threats in the state.
Hand, F: Finished with 14 goals and seven assists to help Hand win both the SCC tournament title and its second straight Class L state championship. All-SCC Second Team selection and the Most Outstanding Player of the SCC final.
Masuk, Sr. Forward: All-State Class L and All-SWC first team pick helped lead Panthers to appearances in the SWC and Class L state championship games.