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CHS boys soccer celebrates seniors

Friday, November 3, 2017

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Neighbors | Abby Slanker.The eight Canfield High School boys soccer team seniors were honored during Senior Night on Oct. 3. Senior team members included Jack Villano, Justin Montazeri, Alec Simone, R.J. Thomas, Will Files, Alex Davison, Sam Accordino and Brendon Maurer.

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Neighbors | Abby Slanker.Members of the Canfield High School boys soccer team greeted senior soccer player Sam Accordino as he was escorted onto the field by his family during Senior Night on Oct. 3.

By ABBY SLANKER

neighbors@vindy.com

The Canfield High School Soccer Boosters honored the eight senior members of the Canfield High School boys soccer team during Senior Night on Oct. 3.

Family, friends, teammates and classmates recognized the senior players, including Jack Villano, Will Files, Brendon Maurer, Alex Davison, Justin Montazeri, R.J. Thomas, Sam Accordino and Alec Simone.

The senior team members were introduced at Bob Dove Field before the varsity game versus Warren Harding.

The players were escorted by their families as they walked through a double line of their cheering teammates after they were greeted by Head Coach Phil Simone.

Midfielder Villano was escorted by his parents Julie and Mike, with his brother Aren carrying his banner; right back Files was escorted by his parents Linda and Pat, with his brother Dom carrying his banner; midfielder/forward Maurer was escorted by his parents Brian and Stephanie, while his sister Brianna carried his banner; defender Davison was escorted by his mother Jen, while his brother Zack carried his banner; center mid/forward Montazeri was escorted by his parents Mary and Tony, while his brothers Kasey and David carried his banner; forward Thomas was escorted by his parents Janet and Bob, while his sisters Tara and Madison carried his banner; center defender/midfielder Accordino was escorted by his parents Rob and Nikki, while his sisters Ellie and Maddie carried his banner and forward Simone was escorted by his parents Phil and Shara, while his banner was carried by his cousins Amanda Clayton and Eric Clayton, Stacey Kunkle and Julian Fusillo in honor and memory of Michael Thomas.

Canfield High School student council provided the flowers for the players’ parents.

As part of the celebration, before the game began, the eight senior members led their team in running through a hoop banner which recognized the seniors.

The Canfield High School Soccer Boosters hosted a dinner in the high school’s cafeteria after the varsity game for the families and teammates of the senior team members. The junior class team members parents organized the dinner to honor the senior players, as is the Canfield High School soccer tradition.