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Newsday's All-Long Island boys soccer team 2019

Meet the players who earned Newsday's All-Long Island first- and second-team honors for boys soccer in 2019.

Newsday Player of the Year: Lorenzo Selini, Newfield, Midfielder, Jr.

Lorenzo Selini of Newfield poses for a portrait
Credit: Daniel De Mato

Selini put in another dynamic campaign in the Newfield midfield, earning a first-team All-Long Island selection for the second consecutive season. He scored 12 goals and had 10 assists despite drawing the constant attention of opposing defenses, and his all-around skill set was apparent throughout the season.

Nassau Player of the Year: Mauricio Puerto-Quintanilla, Lawrence, Forward, Sr.

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Puerto-Quintanilla again was one of the most prolific offensive players on Long Island as he earned his second straight spot on the All-Long Island first team. He scored 31 goals and had six assists for the county semifinalists.

Zane Brown, St. John the Baptist, Midfielder, Sr.

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

His elite playmaking was an asset for the Cougars, and he also scored seven goals.

Gio Fabiano, Carle Place, Forward, Sr.

Gio Fabiano of Carle Place poses for a
Credit: Daniel De Mato

He scored 20 goals and had eight assists to lead the Frogs to the Nassau Class B title.

Jack Fridman, Port Washington, Forward, Sr.

Jack Fridman of Port Washington poses for a
Credit: Daniel De Mato

He had nine assists and controlled the midfield for the Vikings.

Justin Galluzzo, Commack, Forward, Sr.

Justin Galluzzo of Commack poses for a portrait
Credit: Daniel De Mato

He scored 20 goals to help the Cougars reach the county championship.

Alex Garcia, Brentwood, Defender, Sr.

Alex Garcia of Brentwood poses for a portrait
Credit: Daniel De Mato

The top defensive player on Long Island anchored the backline for the Class AA state champions, who only allowed 12 goals all season.

Joseph Griffin, Garden City, Goalkeeper, Sr.

Joseph Griffin of Garden City poses for a
Credit: Daniel De Mato

Griffin made 85 saves this season, and his passing from the back helped the Trojans reach the county final.

Luca Iacono, Chaminade, Midfielder, Sr.

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Iacono ensured the Flyers always controlled the middle of the field, and that helped Chaminade win the league regular-season title.

Ari Kantorowitz, Jericho, F, Sr.

Ari Kantorowitz of Jericho poses for a portrait
Credit: Daniel De Mato

Kantorowitz led Long Island with 35 goals to help Jericho capture the state Class A title.

Jordan Miller, Jericho, Midfielder, Sr.

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Miller led Long Island with 23 assists and also scored 17 goals, including three in the Jayhawks' state Class A championship win.

Richard Morel, Whitman, Forward, Jr.

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Morel scored 13 goals and also had six assists for the Wildcats.

Juan Ponce, Amityville, Midfield, Soph.

Juan Ponce of Amityville poses for a portrait
Credit: Daniel De Mato

Ponce led Suffolk in points with 40 (21 goals, 19 assists).

Nassau Coach of the Year: Dani Braga, Jericho

The 2019 Newsday Fall All-Long Island boys soccer
Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Braga coached the Jayhawks to the Class A state championship as they went 20-1-1 and finished the season on a 19-match winning streak.

Suffolk County Coach of the Year: Ron Eden, Brentwood

Suffolk County Coach of the Year, Ron Eden
Credit: Daniel De Mato

Eden's Indians went 22-0 and won the Class AA state championship.

The All-Long Island second team

Suffolk Blue All Star Diego Trujillo dribbles the
Credit: George A. Faella

Richard Afolayanka, Uniondale, F, Sr.

Kyle Artura, Commack, D, Sr.

Brian Boylan, Massapequa, M, Sr.

Danny Conigliaro, MacArthur, M, Sr.

Brady Cummings, Shoreham-Wading River, F, Sr.

Richard DeBrosse, Kellenberg, F, Sr.

Jake Donahue, St. Anthony's, F, Sr.

Jason Garay, Huntington, F, Sr.

Trevor Harrison, Smithtown West, M, Sr.

Owen Heaney, Garden City, F, Sr.

Tim Hug, Hauppauge, D, Sr.

Dan Kelleher, South Side, G, Sr.

Issah Khanat, Half Hollow Hills West, F, Sr.

Michael Luongo, Center Moriches, F, Sr.

Dylan McCrary, St. Anthony's, D, Sr.

Owen McGarrity, Massapequa, D, Sr.

Anthony Molina, Brentwood, G, Sr.

Danny Palencia, Southold, F, Sr.

Mario Salguero, Floyd, M, Jr.

Brian Smith, St. Anthony's, D, Sr.

Sean Towey, North Babylon, F, Sr.

Diego Trujillo, Southampton, F, Sr. (pictured)

Parker West, Southampton, F, Sr.

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