Soccer: Here is the Kane County Preps All-Area soccer teamBy CHRIS WALKER - firstname.lastname@example.orgNov. 8, 2017 Here is the Kane County Preps All-Area soccer team. Eric Anderson, Geneva, senior, forward: Developed into a consistent scorer, helping the Vikings to their most wins in a season since 2010. He scored 17 goals and had four assists to help the Vikings advance to a regional final game. He finished his career with 27 goals and seven assists.Riley Arnold, St. Charles East, senior, defender: This intelligent defender was extremely physical and used his strength to help the Saints shut down opponents, including a 3-0 win over rival St. Charles North. He finished with three assists this fall.Truitt Battin, St. Charles East, junior, midfielder: A dynamic player who created countless chances for himself and others in tight spaces. He scored 12 goals and had three assists. He already has 23 goals and six assists in his career.Joe Corno, Batavia, senior, forward: This Wartburg recruit scored 10 goals to lead the Bulldogs and his eight assists were second on the team. He constantly pushed others to improve, was undoubtedly a team leader and inspired his teammates with constant energy.Jack Cottrell, Geneva, senior, midfielder: The Vikings enjoyed just their second double-digit win season (11-6-3) since 2010 and strong play in the midfield was crucial with Cottrell leading the way. He scored five goals and had four assists. He finished his career with eight goals and 10 assists.Leo Herard, St. Francis, senior, forward: As a three-year player, Herard had his finest season this fall, scoring 24 goals which accounted for 49 percent of the team’s scoring. An all-conference and all-sectional selection, he's considering Bucknell or Denison for his college choice.Tucker Jahns, Kaneland, sophomore, forward: One of the most talented underclassmen in the area that made his presence felt in a big way as the Knights won a regional title. Determined to find the back of the net, he scored 26 goals and added 10 assists.John McCaffrey, Kaneland, senior, midfielder: The heart and soul of Kaneland’s midfield helped the Knights (15-4-3) enjoy a 16-game unbeaten streak before losing in a sectional semifinal. As gritty as they come and a menace to the opposition, he scored six goals and had five assists.Jake Persenico, St. Charles North, senior, forward: Led the North Stars to a fourth place trophy in Class 3A, the first state trophy the soccer program has won, while scoring 17goals and contributing eight assists. He’s an extremely technical player who polished his ability to finish this season, earning all-conference and all-sectional honors.Jack Schramme, Burlington Central, senior, forward: The Rockets did not win a single game this year that Schramme did not score in. That’s how huge of an impact the school’s all-time leading goal scorer  made, finishing the year with 28 goals and a pair of assists.Peter Willis, St. Charles North, senior, defender: The North Stars probably wouldn’t have played in November without this defender’s ability to lead the back line the way he did. He seemed to be all over the field and scored four goals and chipped in with three assists in helping the North Stars to their most wins in a season since 2006.