Six Portland Excessive soccer gamers are heading to play in school after main the Bulldogs to an undefeated common season and a visit to the Class B South Closing final fall.
Nathan Isajar will play cornerback at West Liberty College, a Division II college in West Virginia. Isajar was a two-year captain, was named to the All-Convention workforce and obtained the Paul Vachon Award because the defensive workforce’s Most worthy participant. He’ll participate within the Lobster Bowl this summer time.
Grant Crosby, Portland’s quarterback, will play at Endicott Faculty in Beverly, Massachusetts subsequent yr. Crosby was a two-year captain, made the All-Convention workforce, the SMAA All-Tutorial workforce and received the Willie Greenlaw Award because the offensive workforce’s MVP. Crosby plans to review Enterprise Administration.
Brandon Boyle will play subsequent yr at Husson College in Bangor. Boyle was a two-way standout final fall, gaining over 2,100 all-purpose yards. Boyle was named to the All-Convention workforce, was chosen by The Forecaster as Portland’s Fall Athlete of the Yr and also will participate within the Lobster Bowl.
Franco Katunda will play both linebacker or on the sting at Norwich College in Northfield, Vermont. Katunda performed 5 completely different positions and on particular groups final fall. He plans to review Enterprise.
Curtis Smith, a captain and prime offensive lineman final season, can even play subsequent yr at Husson College. Smith received the Portland Soccer Corridor of Fame Scholarship and was an All-Convention participant final season.
Aidan DiMillo might be a slot receiver for the College of New England in Biddeford subsequent yr. DiMillo was a starter from his freshman yr onward, was a captain as a senior, made the All-Convention workforce and received the Vinnie Allen Award as Portland’s MVP within the Bulldogs’ Thanksgiving Day victory over rival Deering.
The six soccer gamers had been joined by baseball participant James Gignac, who plans to play at St. Joseph’s Faculty subsequent season. Gignac obtained the Talbot Scholar Award, a full four-year scholarship. Gignac performs catcher and on the infield for the Bulldogs and performed soccer as properly in highschool. He plans to review advertising.