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Nate Allen

Champaign Central senior goalie

➜ Why he made the first team: A repeat All-Area first-team choice, Allen allowed just eight goals across 13 matches while also making 67 saves. He finished with five shutouts on the season.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Polo G.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... Cactus Grill.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... travel the world.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... history.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Coach Nix.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “The Flash.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Adam Sandler, Muhammad Ali and Jackie Robinson.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... go skiing, go skydiving and swim with sharks.

Noah Barkley

Urbana junior forward

➜ Why he made the first team: Barkley got the Tigers’ offense going through the middle of the field, compiling four goals and eight assists in acting as one of Urbana’s top playmakers.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Current Joys.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... peaches.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... work in nature conservation in national parks.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... biology.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Kevin De Bruyne.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Breaking Bad.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Johan Cruyff, Kobe Bryant and Megan Rapinoe.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... skydiving, going to a World Cup and backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail.

Jake Edmondson

Monticello senior midfielder

➜ Why he made the first team: The future Eureka College soccer athlete led the Sages to their first Illini Prairie Conference title with 18 goals and eight assists.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Kanye West.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... an Oreo McFlurry.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... manage salaries for a pro sports team.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... accounting.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Anette Norberg, two-time curling gold medalist.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Dexter.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Adam Sandler, Adam Richman and Glenn Ginalick.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... own a Samoyed, see any Minnesota sports team win a championship and become the king of Bahrain.

Dylan Ginalick

Monticello junior midfielder

➜ Why he made the first team: Ginalick generated 11 goals and 11 assists while providing a steady presence for the 13-2-3 Sages.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Lil Uzi Vert and Kanye West.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a banana and an Advil.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... enjoy my job and make a comfortable amount of money.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... any subject that Andrew Webb is teaching.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Kevin Porter Jr. or Angel Di Maria.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Family Guy.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Kanye West, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Steve Jobs.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... graduate college, own a lion and go to Europe.

Kyle Johnson

Champaign Central junior forward

➜ Why he made the first team: The top scorer for the 8-3-2 Maroons in the wake of two-time Player of the Year Santiago Rodriguez’s graduation, Johnson concluded this season with 13 goals and five assists.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Travis Scott

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a banana.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... be a doctor.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... physics.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Son Heung-min.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “iCarly.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Kobe Bryant, Justin Bieber and Ayo Dosunmu.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... go to Japan, catch a goliath grouper and attend The Masters.

Nate Lundstrom

Mahomet-Seymour senior midfielder

➜ Why he made the first team: Accounted for half of dynamic duo with fellow senior Eli Warren, ultimately leading the Apollo Conference-champion Bulldogs in goals with 20 and assists with 15.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... the Tomorrowland music festival.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a Clif bar and a bagel.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... argue a Supreme Court case.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... economics.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Xavi, Steve Prefontaine or Jesse Lingard.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Westworld.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Confucius, Socrates and Eric Andre.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... hike the Appalachian Trail, read “Moby Dick” and go to a World Cup game.

Chase Mandra

Urbana junior goalie

➜ Why he made the first team: Mandra notched six shutouts in goal and came up big in some integral moments, including with 14 saves in a draw with Champaign Central and 19 saves in an upset of Peoria Notre Dame.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Jack Harlow.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a banana and a granola bar.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... be playing professional soccer.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... math.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Attack on Titan.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Kevin Hart, Michael Jordan and Jesse Lingard.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... graduate from college, see the rest of the world and go skydiving.

Martin Mondala

St. Thomas More sophomore midfielder/forward

➜ Why he made the first team: A likely leader for the Sabers during his next two prep seasons as well, Mondala turned in 18 goals and 11 assists for a program that finished 10-3-3 under first-year coach Jake Sellett.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Bruno Mars.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... Fruity Snacks.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... be a Nike athlete.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... chemistry.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Lionel Messi.

His favorite TV show is ... “Avatar: The Last Airbender.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Matt Stonie, Gordon Ramsay and Darryle Hamlin.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... score in the World Cup, get married and pass the driving test.

Brady Tevebaugh

Oakwood/Salt Fork senior forward

➜ Why he made the first team: Also a kicker for the Salt Fork football team, Tevebaugh established two new soccer program records with 24 goals and 14 assists for the 12-1-1 Vermilion Valley Conference champions.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Motley Crue.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a protein bar.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... work for an electrical company and maybe pursue my own business someday.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... music/guitar.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Stephen Curry.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Family Guy.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Michael Jordan, Lionel Messi and Nikki Sixx.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... build my dream home, go to Hawaii and meet one of my idols.

Eli Warren

Mahomet-Seymour senior forward

➜ Why he made the first team: Warren wasn’t far behind the aforementioned Nate Lundstrom in two key offensive categories for the 12-2-3 Bulldogs, finishing his second All-Area first-team season with 18 goals and 12 assists.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Lollapalooza Chicago because they always have a great lineup of artists and it’s close to home.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... Skittles because they are a good luck charm.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... play professional soccer.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... physics.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Neymar Jr.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Ozark.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Dave Chappelle, Conor McGregor and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... attend a World Cup final, attend an NBA Finals Game 7 and travel to Hawaii.

Lucas Wood

Uni High senior forward

➜ Why he made the first team: Our Player of the Year led the area with 25 goals to go with two assists, gutting out an ankle injury late in the season to help the Illineks finish 9-5-2.

➜ He needs concert tickets to see ... Kanye West or Cage the Elephant.

➜ Before he competes, he eats ... a healthy meal made by my mom or dad — something like chicken or fried rice.

➜ In his dream career, he would ... be a filmmaker.

➜ His favorite subject to study in school is ... history.

➜ His favorite athlete is ... Stephen Curry.

➜ His favorite TV show is ... “Twin Peaks.”

➜ If he could have dinner with any three people from any time period, he would pick ... Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Jordan and Meryl Streep.

➜ Three items on his bucket list are ... go to Italy, go shark diving and have as many dogs as possible.

Colin Likas covers Illinois football and high school sports at The News-Gazette. He can be reached at clikas@news-gazette.com, or on Twitter at @clikasNG.

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Colin Likas covers Illinois football and high school sports at The News-Gazette. His email is clikas@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@clikasNG).

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