North Texas SC leads USL League One with four all-league picks

Regular-season champion North Texas SC had four players -- the most of any club -- selected on the USL League One all-league teams.

Arturo Rodriguez and Haitian international Ronaldo Damus were named to the first team, and Gambian U-20 Alfusainey Jatta and U.S. U-17 World Cup-bound forward Ricardo Pepi were named to the Second Team.

In Saturday's final, North Texas SC will host Greenville Triumph, which had three first-team selections: goalkeeper Dallas Jaye and defenders Tyler Polak and Cole Seiler, both MLS veterans.

The first-team picks included Richmond Kickers forward Joe Gallardo, who played for the USA at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup.

All-League First Team
Dallas Jaye, Greenville Triumph: Led League One with 13 shutouts and a 0.78 goals-against average.
Conner Antley, South Georgia Tormenta: Recorded six goals and six assists and led all defenders with 201 recoveries.
Christian Diaz, Forward Madison FC: Finished second in the league in interceptions with 52 and won the third-most duels among defenders.
Tyler Polak, Greenville Triumph: Led the league with 63 interceptions and also ranked in the top ten among defenders in recoveries (160) and duels won (155).
Cole Seiler, Greenville Triumph: Lone defender in League One to win more than 100 aerial duels.
Joe Gallardo, Richmond Kickers: Led the Kickers with six goals and notched two assists.
Tumi Moshobane, Lansing Ignite: Finished tied for fourth in the league with 10 goals and recorded four assists.
Arturo Rodriguez, North Texas SC: Led the league with 10 assists and 72 chances created, while also finishing third on NTSC with seven goals.
Steven Beattie, Chattanooga Red Wolves: Led the Red Wolves with nine goals while also contributing three assists.
Ronaldo Damus, North Texas SC: Damus scored a league-leading 16 goals at a rate of a goal every 87 minutes.
Jordan Perruzza, Toronto FC II: Perruzza finished second in the league with 15 goals, accounting for more than one-third of the Reds’ goals.

All-League Second Team

Alex Mangels, Chattanooga Red Wolves
Wahab Ackwei, Richmond Kickers
Patrick Bunk-Andersen, Toronto FC II
Brandon Fricke, Lansing Ignite
Nick Moon, Lansing Ignite
Alfusainey Jatta, North Texas SC
Rafael Mentzingen, Lansing Ignite
Ualefi, Chattanooga Red Wolves
Jordan Jones, FC Tucson
Ricardo Pepi, North Texas SC
Paulo Jr., Forward Madison FC
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