Crosby’s ‘King of the Street’
Go ahead, pick your favorite soccer
There are many to choose from. You can start with the Lewis Mills girls’ soccer team, winner of a Class M state title in their final BL season. The girls completed title bookends with the boys, who won Class M in 2017.
Or go with the twin titles of the Watertown Highboys and girls’ soccer teams. They were a combined 22-1-5; and for the girls Meadow Mancini capped a stunning four years with 120 career goals. We happily saw the first, scored 13 seconds into her first varsity game as a freshman, and her last, in the state semifinal round this season.
Yep, great stories. But I like another. It is a city soccer story. There aren’t many city soccer stories, but the Anthony Orellana story is brilliant. Orellana is the first city public high school soccer player named the NVL’s most outstanding senior. The first, the one, the only...click here for entire article
Joe Palladino Rep-Am