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Athlete Of The Week

Josh Lopes, 17

Mineola High School

Josh Lopes has been an integral member of the Boys Varsity Soccer program for the past four years. Lopes has been a four-year midfield and defensive starter, and has helped his team make the playoffs three times in the past four years, as well as complete for a conference title.

As a 10th-grader, Lopes received an All-Conference Award. As a junior, Josh was honored with All-County Honorable Mention.

During his senior year, Lopes was the anchor to a very young an inexperienced soccer team. As a result of his leadership, Lopes was named captain and served a positive motivator for the inexperienced members of the team.

This year Lopes received numerous awards, including All County, All State, and 2nd Team All Long Island.  Currently Lopes is being recruited by Sienna, Cortland, and Potsdam.