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Fall all-state prep soccer teams announced

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017

From staff reports

The Washington State Soccer Coaches Association named its fall all-state teams, and the region was well represented.

In 2B/1B boys and girls, the state champion St. George’s teams grabbed many honors.

In girls, Lydia Bergquist, a freshman forward, was named the most valuable player.

She was joined on the first team by teammates Maddy Christiansen (midfielder, sophomore), Mary Neder (mf, junior) and Alison Day (senior, defender).

A pair of eighth graders were named to the second team – Darby Soliday, a forward from Davenport, and Cambrie Rickard, a midfielder from St. George’s.

St. George’s coach Mark Rickard was named coach of the year.

In the boys, St. George’s freshman forward Mitchell Ward was named MVP.

He was joined on the first team by teammates Caelen Angell (mf, sr.), Noah Halliburton-Link (d, jr.), Alex Poppel (d, sr.) and Noah Galow (fr., goalie).

St. George’s coach Heidi Melville was named coach of the year.

Named to the second team were Cade Peplinski (f, jr.), Oscar Angell (mf, fr.) and Connor Cremers (d, jr.) of St. George’s and Michael Schlotfeldt (d, sr.) of Northwest Christian.

In 4A girls, Claire Neder (mf, sr.) of Mead was named first team. Named to the second team were Katie Green (f, sr.) and Katie Anderson (d, sr.) of Mead and Mia Pardon (d, sr.) of Gonzaga Prep. Named honorable mention was Darby Doyle (mf, sr.) of G-Prep.

In 2A girls, Shannon Frucci (mf, sr.) and Karie Bromley (g, sr.) of East Valley were named second team. Named honorable mention were Chloe Galhaus (f, soph.) and Taryn Baxter (d, soph.), also of EV.

In 1A girls, Emmy Moore (mf, soph.) and Lily Pierce (d, soph.) of Deer Park were named second team. Named honorable mention were Courtney Stark (f, sr.) of Deer Park and Hannah Mitchell (mf, sr.) and Alyssa Figy (f, jr.) of Lakeside.

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