Athlete of the Year: Kevin Vargas, Troy After watching him during individual workouts and preseason practices, Troy coach Mike Murnane understood he had a unique talent in Vargas, a first-year player with the Flying Horses. Murnane received further affirmation during the season opener. "The ball went down in their end and Kevin was 20 yards behind the play. He blew right past the kid to get to the ball," Murnane said. Vargas spent his lone season in Section II competition confounding opponents with a mixture of speed, foot skills and tenacity. Named the 2017 Suburban Council Player of the Year on a vote of league coaches, Vargas delivered 23 goals and four assists for the Flying Horses.