Three members of the North Allegheny boys’ soccer team will take part in one of two Western Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association All-Star Games on Saturday, Nov. 25 at Pine-Richland High School. Senior goalie Dante Accamando, senior midfielder Arnav Patel and senior midfielder Luke Brady will all represent the Tigers in the Class AAAA vs. Class AAA All-Star game at 2:00 p.m.
The other all-star contest pits Class AA vs. Class A at noon. For a look at the entire roster for the WPSCA All-Star event, see below. Click the image for a larger image.
The Big 56 Conference announced its Class 4A All-Section Teams on Thursday and eight members of the North Allegheny boys’ soccer team were named All Section, including three First-Team selections. Head coach Manuel Montero was named the Section 1-4A Coach of the Year.
First-team laurels went to junior forward Zach Nash, senior midfielder Arnav Patel and senior goalie Dante Accamando.
Earning second-team accolades were senior forward Luke Brady and junior midfielder Nathan Katari.
Big 56 honorable mention recognition went to sophomore Leonardo Yu and junior Caleb Rumberger.
For a look at the entire Big 56 All-Section team in Class 4A, click here.
The North Allegheny boys’ soccer team returns to action on Saturday night against Norwin in the WPIAL Class 4A championship game at 5:45 p.m. from Highmark Stadium.
The Western Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association announced their All-State award winners on Tuesday and North Allegheny senior goalie Dante Accamando was named to the WPSCA All-State team. Accamando was one of 14 players from the WPIAL to receive all-state recognition.
Additionally, North Allegheny head coach Manuel Montero was tabbed the Class 4A Co-Coach of the Year with Butler’s Troy Mohney. Montero has led North Allegheny to one of its best seasons in program history, beginning the year with a 16-game unbeaten streak and currently boasting a 15-1-3 overall record.
The Tigers are one win away from their first WPIAL championship game appearance since 2017 and will take on Butler tonight in the WPIAL Class 4A semifinals.
The WPIAL released its playoff soccer pairings on Wednesday afternoon and both North Allegheny soccer teams will have quarterfinal round home games.
The NA Girls (16-0) received the No. 1 seed in Class 4A and will host the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils (10-5-2) on Thursday at Newman Stadium. The NA Boys (14-1-3) earned the No. 2 seed in Class 4A and will host Canon-McMillan (10-6-1) on Saturday. Start times for both games have yet to be announced.
For a look at the WPIAL Class 4A girls’ soccer bracket, click here.
For a look at the WPIAL Class 4A boys’ soccer bracket, click here.
As always, the North Allegheny Sports Network will have free audio coverage of every postseason soccer game.