Four local soccer players make coaches all-state first team
Four Clark County players earned spots on the all-state first teams by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association.
Camas had two players on the Class 4A first team — junior forward Bennett Lehner and senior defender Cameron Eyman. Union senior goalkeeper Grant Alcorn also made the first team.
Camas senior defender Lucas Ulmer earned honorable mention.
Hockinson senior forward Mitchell Pinney earned a spot on the Class 2A first team.
Other locals honored included Prairie defender Ben Stevenson (3A second team), Ridgefield midfielder Max Hauser (2A second team) and La Center midfielder Alex Firl (1A honorable mention).
Here are the teaams in full:
MVP – Blake Crutchfield, Midfield – Snohomish
Coach of the Year – Dan Pingrey – Snohomish
Forwards – Bennett Lehner, Jr. Camas; Burke Fahling, Jr. Inglemoor; Logan Wood, Sr. Tahoma; JD Hauenstein, Jr. Central Valley; Giovanny Soto, Sr. Wenatchee.
Midfielders – Blake Crutchfield, Sr. Snohomish; Trevor Lee, Jr. Puyallup; Emilio Meraz-
Rodriguez, Sr. Pasco; Cameron Eyman, Sr. Camas.
Defenders – Nick Morgan, Sr. Skyline; Connor Thompson, Sr. Bellarmine Prep; Gabe Grabowski, Sr. Central Valley; Gus Baxter, Sr. Snohomish.
Goal Keeper – Grant Alcorn, Sr. Union.
Forwards – Jesus Meraz-Rodriguez, Soph. Pasco; Ike Northstrom, Sr. Gig Harbor; Tino Lopez-
Slish, Sr. Mt. Rainier; Hector Magana, Jr. Pasco.
Midfielders – Edwin Brown, Sr. Gig Harbor; Neil Boyal, Jr. Olympia; Chris Trussel, Sr., Wenatchee; Cris Garfias, Soph. Tahoma.
Defenders – Connor Herriford, Sr. Puyallup; Nick Hall, Jr. Thomas Jefferson; Chris Sutton, Sr., Olympia; Oswal Lopez, Jr. Pasco.
Goal Keeper – Scott Leathley, Sr. Tahoma.
Forwards – Terry Cox, Sr. Ferris; Kristian Barney, Sr. Snohomish.
Midfielders – Alex McNeil Sr. Lewis and Clark; Pablo Gallo Arias, Sr. Redmond; Nathan Grinalds, Jr. Central Valley; Joel Jacobson, Sr. Gig Harbor; Rio Alcorta, Sr. Inglemoor.
Defenders – Lucas Ulmer, Sr. Camas; Rehn Reiley, Sr. Moses Lake; Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sr., Inglemoor.
Goal Keeper – Jake Johnston, Sr. Puyallup.
MVP – Jason Rodriguez, Sr. Forward – Interlake
Coach of the Year – Dan Peterson – Interlake
Forwards – Jason Rodriguez, Sr. Interlake; Roko Bedalov, Jr. Garfield; Ryan Hill, Sr. Mercer Island; Jaeger Skifstad, Jr. Central Kitsap.
Midfielders – Adrian Correa, Sr. Auburn Riverside; Wyatt Paul, Sr. Lakeside; Brandon Gonzales, Jr. Auburn Riverside; Connor Seed, Jr. Glacier Peak.
Defenders – Derek Sims, Sr. Mercer Island; Logan Jones, Sr. Auburn; Spencer Pettit, Sr. Glacier Peak; Anthony Arroyo, Sr. Kennewick.
Goal Keeper – Wallis Lapsley, Sr. Lakeside.
Forwards – Nigel El-Sokkary, Jr. Capital; Riley Prescott, Sr. Glacier Peak; Will Eldred, Jr., Hanford.
Midfielders – Logan Beachy, Jr. Central Kitsap; Oni Mayer, Sr. Capital; Jose Castillo, Sr., Interlake; Sebastian Navarro, Sr. Marysville Pilchuck.
Defenders –Ben Stevenson, Sr. Prairie; Andrew Scrimsher, Soph. Kamiakin; Hector Cervantes, Jr. Hazen; Jordan Zimmerman, Sr. Capital.
Goal Keeper – Lewis Watson, Sr. Central Kitsap.
Forwards – Jordan Loomans, Sr. Auburn Riverside; Reyes Garcia, Jr. Hazen.
Midfielders – Brandon Boehnke, Sr. Kamiakin; Alex Chung, Sr. Mercer Island.
Defenders – Shane Eckert, Sr. Garfield; Alex Klussmann, Sr. Central Kitsap; Spencer Lyng, Sr., Ingraham.
Goal Keeper – Matt Leprowse, Jr. Mercer Island.
MVP – Brady Henderson, Jr. Midfield – Archbishop Murphy
Coach of the Year – Mike Bartley – Archbishop Murphy
Forwards – Efren Monzon, Fife; Mitchell Pinney, Sr. Hockinson; Matt Williams, Archbishop Murphy; Casey Duff, Sr. Black Hills; Anton Resing, Sr. Shorecrest.
Midfielders – Brady Henderson, Jr. Archbishop Murphy; Hugo Martinez, Sr. Othello; Gabe Astone, Archbishop Murphy; Alex Day, Sr. Shorecrest.
Defenders – Ben Adams, Sr. Archbishop Murphy; Jack Neffner, Sr. Shorecrest; BJ James, Sr. Squalicum; Israel Gonzalez, Jr. Grandview; Dane Brizzolara, Jr. Tumwater.
Goal Keeper – Alex Worland, Sr. Kingston.
Forwards – Mack Smith, Fife; Neff Camacho, Sr. Sedro-Woolley; Nick Parris, Soph. Lynden; Tyler Hughes, Soph. Squalicum.
Midfielders – Max Hauser, Jr. Ridgefield; Alex Hernandez, Jr. Kingston; Enrique Rivera, Sr., Quincy; Mitchell Balmer, Franklin Pierce.
Defenders – Bryan Flores, Fife; Corey Stever, Sr. Shorecrest; Gunnar Swenson, Archbishop Murphy; Ray Sigala, Fife.
Goal Keeper –Julian Tafola, Fife.
Forwards – Carlos Molina, Clover Park; Isaiah Contreras, Jr. Aberdeen.
Midfielders – Cesar Corona, Soph. Aberdeen; Axel Mejia, Fife.
Defenders – Leo Hernandez, Jr. Kingston; Obed Camacho, Sr. Sedro-Woolley.
Goal Keeper – Hector Gutierrez, Sr. Lynden and Ryan Henderson, Archbishop Murphy.
MVP – David Paniagua, Sr. Forward – Highland
Co-Coach of the Year – Greg Wagner – Highland and Dave Westburg – Bellevue Christian
Forwards –Reed Shick, Bellevue Christian; Carlos Magana, Sr. Highland; Riley Browne, Sr., Bellevue Christian; Jake Sargent, Soph. Klahowya.
Midfielders – David Paniagua, Sr. Highland; Bennett Close, Sr. Bellevue Christian; Ryan Fransen, Sr. King’s; Missael Lopez, Jr. Highland.
Defenders – Hermilo Tlatelpa, Sr. Wahluke, Rick Hatate, Sr. Bellevue Christian; Juan Garcia, Sr., Chelan; Paul Powell, Jr. Klahowya.
Goal Keeper – David Postma, Jr. Bellevue Christian.
Forwards – Kelly Kyllo, Sr. Lakeside; Jackson Ragen, Soph. University Prep; Marius Schaffer, Sr. Tenino; Kai Da Rosa, Sr. South Whidbey.
Midfielders – Adair Garibay, Toledo-Winlock; Jeff Meier, South Whidbey; Ryan Miller, Bellevue Christian; Fernando Munoz, Toledo-Winlock.
Defenders – Josh Alexander, Sr. King’s; Jose Serna, Soph. Highland; Manuel Rodriguez, Wahluke; David Van Vleck, Toledo-Winlock.
Goal Keeper – Kasey Trask, Sr. Klahowya and Jose Lopez, Sr. Highland.
Forwards – Matias Lazo-Fanning, Jr. Norwest.
Midfielders – Alex Firl, La Center; Joe Eaton, Sr. Bellevue Christian.
Defenders –Brady Trullinger, White Salmon; Kasey Barber, Jr. Naches.
Goal Keeper – Lars Helleren, Jr. King’s.