Two soccer players from Barry County will be among the 38 boys participating in the sixth annual Southwest All-Stars Games, presented by SGFsoccer.com and Springfield Soccer Club. The event will be held Tuesday, June 22 at the Cooper Soccer complex at Lake Country Soccer.
Representing Barry County at the game will be Mauricio Trujillo, of the Monett Cubs, and Caleb Wilbanks, of the Cassville Wildcats.
Trujillo, a forward, is a second team All-State and first team All-Region honoree. Wilbanks is a first team All-Region and first team All-District honoree.
There were over 80 boys considered this year, representative of the strength of play in the region. The game will feature the best graduating high school seniors in this region, as chosen by Steve Ole
Olson of SGFsoccer.com and Jeremy Alumbaugh and Eric Sorlie of Springfield SC. Nominations were sought from the coaches of all of the teams from the three classes that play soccer in the Southwest Missouri region.
The event is organized jointly by SGFsoccer.com, Southwest Missouri's soccer resource, and Springfield Soccer Club, home to over 20 teams including the two time State Championship squad.
For more information, visit SGFsoccer.com or contact Ole@SGFsoccer.com
There will be a girls game consisting of seniors from the spring 2010 season along with the boys game.