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lohud boys soccer player of the week finalists october 31 2022

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We’re banding together once again, highlighting some of the best performances from the individuals who celebrated a Section 1 Championship last week. Please take a moment to assess what each finalist accomplished, then vote for the athlete who, you think deserves special mention the most. The poll closes at 4 p.m. on Tuesday and the winner will be celebrated on our social media accounts.

Previous winners are Nico Galeano from Scarsdale, Johnathan Mendieta from Peekskill, Gael Baraldi from White Plains, Colin Waring from Mahopac, Daniel Santos from New Rochelle, Christian Thewes from Rye Neck and Aidan Heffner from Byram Hills.

Class AA:Scarsdale creates a timely chance and wins a Section 1 Class AA title

Class A:Yorktown wins Section 1 Class A title with 20th win of season

Class B:Briarcliff stays past Bronxville and wins Section 1 Class B title

Class C:Haldane comes home with the gear this time

Lucas Kantor, Scarsdale

The junior keeper made five saves in a 4-2 semi-final win over John Jay-East Fishkill. He made eight saves and kept New Rochelle off the board with a stunning deflection in the final minutes of a 1-0 win to claim the Section 1 Class AA title.

Yorktown celebrates a goal by Nick Varela (23) in the Division 1 Class A soccer championship game against Tappan Zee at Lakeland High School on October 30, 2022. Yorktown defeated Tappan Zee 3-0.

Nick Varela, Yorktown

The junior midfielder scored the winning goal in a 2-0 win over Greeley in the semi-finals. He put the Huskers on the board first, 10 minutes into the second half, with a goal that ranks among the finest of the season, sparking a 3-0 win over Tappan Zee in the Section 1 Championship Class A.

Emilio Abud-Chalita scored on a header in overtime, leading Briarcliff to a 1-0 victory over Bronxville in the Division 1 Class B Football Championship at Lakeland High School on October 30, 2022.

Emilio Abud-Chalita, Briarcliff

The junior striker secured the match winner in a 2-1 semi-final win over Keio. He also came on and headed in a Theo Molinoff corner in the opening minutes of a tense overtime, giving the unbeaten Bears a 1-0 victory over Bronxville in the Section 1 Class B championship.

Will Sniffen (right) and Haldane defeated Alexander Hamilton 8-2 in the Division 1 Class C Football Championship at Lakeland High School on October 20, 2022.

Will Sniffen, Haldane

The senior centre-back has been a rock for the Blue Devils all season. His leadership was essential in keeping Haldane fit during a 12-day layoff, which included a semi-final bye. Sniffen was quick on the ball in an 8-2 win over Hamliton in the Class C Championship, keeping his teammates up front.

Mike Dougherty covers men’s football for The Journal News and He can be contacted by email at [email protected] or through Twitter @hoopsmbd.