North Allegheny senior Josh Luchini has been selected to play in the 7th Annual Boys High School All-American Game on December 2 in Orlando, Florida. Thirty-eight of the nation’s elite boys soccer players from fall playing states will take part in the all-star classic event and Luchini is among them.
Luchini will play for the 2017 East All-American Team and will be teammates with Conestoga High’s Nicholas Jennings. Both Luchini and Jennings are Lehigh University commits.
Luchini leads North Allegheny with 20 goals and 12 assists this season. He owns a career tally of 46 goals and 37 assists.
The North Allegheny boys’ soccer team, undefeated champions of Section 1-AAAA, will return to action on Saturday against Thomas Jefferson in a non-section contest.
Ahead of his senior season with the North Allegheny boys’ soccer team, forward Josh Luchini is set to receive national recognition from Top Drawer Soccer. Luchini will be ranked among the best soccer players in the country on the TeamSnap High School All-America Watch List for the upcoming season.
This comes after Luchini was named a Pennsylvania State Star by the online publication last season, to go along with All-WPIAL and All-State honors. Despite missing most of the regular season with an injury, Luchini returned for the playoffs and scored the game-tying goal in the WPIAL championship game against Seneca Valley and assisted on the game-winning marker in overtime.
In three seasons with the Tigers, Luchini has tallied 26 goals and 25 assists. He has committed to play collegiately at Lehigh University, the same school where his older brother Jamie had starred from 2012-2015.
The WPIAL champion North Allegheny boys’ soccer team is set to open the regular season on Friday, September 1 at Kiski Area at 7:00 p.m.