Saints of Bellevue coach Dan Peterson named Coach of the Year after leading Interlake High to back-to-back state championships. Glacier Peak midfielder Connor Seed named Class 3A MVP.
A thrilling boys soccer season that crowned Interlake High the Class 3A state champions also earned some of its players All-State honors.
The Washington State Soccer Coaches Association announced Tuesday its 2016 All-State teams. Interlake’s Dan Peterson was named the Class 3A Coach of the Year while Saints senior forward Austin Ball was tabbed All-State first team.
Interlake defeated Mercer Island 1-0 to win its second consecutive state title. Islanders defender Hunter Bauman, a sophomore, was also named to the 3A first team.
Glacier Peak star Connor Seed was selected the Class 3A All-State Most Valuable Player while teammate Sahm Noorfashan, a senior goalkeeper, was a first team selection. They helped lead the Grizzlies to a Western Conference 3A title.
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“This type of recognition isn’t why these guys play the game, but it sure is nice to see them get credit for the work they put in every day,” Hazen coach Ken Matthews said in a release. His top defender, senior Hector Cervantes, was named to the first team.
The Class 4A All-State first team is highlighted by Woodinville senior midfielder Miles Sanchez, Kentwood sophomore midfielder Manav Gill, Skyline senior defender Grant Holland and Snohomish senior defender Eric Jones.
Archbishop Murphy won the Class 2A state title, easily solidifying junior forward Matt Williams with the MVP nod. He was joined on the first team by teammates Parker Buchanan, a senior midfielder, junior defender Ryan Henderson and goalie Daniel Mycroft.
Seattle Academy coach Todd Wallenius is the Class 1A Coach of the Year. He led the Cardinal to a state title in his third season at the helm.
King’s junior defender Lars Helleren and University Prep junior midfielder Jackson Ragen were named to the Class 1A All-State first team.
Here’s the full list of honorees:
MVP – Miguel Viramontes – Wenatchee
COACH OF THE YEAR – Dennis Tronson – Wenatchee
Forwards – Cris Garfias, Jr. Tahoma; Bennett Lehner, Sr. Camas; Jesus Meraz-Rodriguez, Jr. Pasco; Hector Magana, Sr. Pasco; Jackson Moore, Sr. Lewis and Clark.
Midfielders – Miguel Viramontes, Sr. Wenatchee; Alex Whiting, Jr. Curtis; Miles Sanchez, Sr. Woodinville; Eric Hollenbaugh, Sr. Ferris; Manav Gill, Soph. Kentwood.
Defenders – Grant Holland, Sr. Skyline; Oswal Lopez, Sr. Pasco; Jack Sluys, Sr. Gig Harbor; Eric Jones, Sr. Snohomish; Nick Hall, Sr. Thomas Jefferson.
Goalkeeper – Luis Birrueta, Sr. Davis.
Forwards – Luis Navarrete, Soph. Wenatchee; JD Hauenstein, Sr. Central Valley; Gonzalo Frausto, Soph. Sunnyside; Ty Good, Sr. Skyline.
Midfielders – David Uribe, Jr. Pasco; Brayan Torres, Sr. Puyallup; Henry Smaldon, Sr. Lewis and Clark; Jose Rodriguez, Sr. Chiawana.
Defenders – Noah Whitman, Jr. Central Valley; Sam Ebner, Jr. Puyallup; Alex Kirk, Sr. Pasco; Charlie Rieger, Sr. Lewis and Clark.
Goalkeeper – Brandon Wolter, Jr. Union.
Forwards – Callan Martin, Sr. Ferris; Danny Wing, Jr. Camas; Jordan Williams, Sr. Bellarmine Prep; Peter Weller, Jr. Mead.
Midfielders – Isaac Ponce, Soph. Chiawana; Jonathan Granados, Sr. Union; Michael McLeod, Sr. Mead; Toby Pizot, Jr. Camas.
Defenders – Jose Huizar, Sr. Chiawana; Max Bilsborough, Jr. Camas; Dominic Welch, Sr. Mead.
Goalkeeper – Travis Peyton, Sr. Gig Harbor.
MVP – Connor Seed – Glacier Peak
COACH OF THE YEAR – Dan Peterson – Interlake
Forwards – Nigel El-Sokkary, Sr. Capital; Austin Ball, Sr. Interlake; Christian Thyron, Sr. Prairie; Eric Dreyer, Jr. Mercer Island.
Midfielders – Ethan Hopkins, Sr. Edmonds-Woodway; Christian Rotter, Sr. Auburn
Mountainview; Brandon Gonzalez, Sr. Auburn Riverside; Connor Seed, Sr. Glacier
Peak; Hunter Bauman, Soph. Mercer Island.
Defenders – Spencer Baird, Sr. Columbia River; Bradley Keller, Sr. Peninsula; Hector
Cervantes, Sr. Hazen; Justin Soto, Sr. Lake Washington.
Goalkeeper – Sahm Noorfashan, Sr. Glacier Peak and Sten Tolgu, Sr. Garfield.
Forwards – Erik De Anda, Jr. Auburn Mountainview; Reyes Garcia, Sr. Hazen; Dane Evanger, Jr. Lynnwood; Sharif Kombo, Sr. Lakeside.
Midfielders – Isle Raftery, Sr. Ballard; Ivan Castillo, Sr. Interlake; Christian Correa-Avila, Sr. Marysville-Pilchuck; Ethan Kem, Jr. Hazen.
Defenders – Cameron Miller, Jr. Glacier Peak; Kyle Green, Jr. Marysville-Getchell; Sam Johnson, Sr. O’Dea; Reis Kissel, Soph. Mercer Island.
Goalkeeper – Matthew LeProwse, Sr. Mercer Island.
Forwards – Will Eldred, Sr. Hanford; Ryley Johnson, Jr. Lynnwood; Ariaan Cardenas, Sr. Marysville-Pilchuck.
Midfielders – Anton Easterbrook, Sr. Bainbridge; Garrett Miyaoka, Jr. Shorewood; David Braman, Sr. Mercer Island; Logan Beachy, Sr. Central Kitsap.
Defenders – Andrew McCray, Sr. Lakeside; Baruc Galvan, Sr. Marysville-Pilchuck; Tyler Mikulsky, Sr. Glacier Peak; Cameron Cohn, Jr. Edmonds-Woodway.
Goalkeeper – Kole Bradley-Kuk, Sr. Marysville-Pilchuck.
MVP – Matt Williams – Archbishop Murphy
COACH OF THE YEAR – Arturo Guerrero – Quincy
Forwards – Matt Williams, Jr. Archbishop Murphy; Fredy Ruiz, Sr. Quincy; Israel Gonzalez, Sr. Grandview; Alex Kirstov, Jr. Lindbergh.
Midfielders – Ray Sigala, Sr. Fife; Max Hauser, Sr. Ridgefield; Parker Buchanan, Sr. Archbishop Murphy; Cesar Corona, Jr. Aberdeen.
Defenders – Nicholas Taylor, Sr. Rochester; Noah Byford, Sr. Sehome; Ryan Henderson, Jr. Archbishop Murphy; Hector Robles, Sr. Toppenish.
Goalkeeper – Daniel Mycroft, Fr. Archbishop Murphy.
Forwards – Cristobal Cervantes, Soph. Toppenish; Leonel Hernandez, Sr. Kingston; Alex Barrett, Sr. Kingston; Paul Cuevas, Jr. East Valley Yakima.
Midfielders – Sam Johnson, Soph. Archbishop Murphy; Francisco Alejandrez, Sr. Quincy; Matt Winchell, Sr. Pullman; Spencer Stuart, Sr. Bremerton.
Defenders – Diego Rios, Jr. Archbishop Murphy; Kody Boles, Jr. Kingston; Joel Moreno, Sr. Quincy; Mason Petrino, Sr. Pullman.
Goalkeeper – Matthew Evetts, Soph. Lindbergh.
Forwards – Devonte Gorman, Jr. Eat Valley Spokane; Liam Harris, Soph. Sequim; Finn Hoffmann, Fr. Shorecrest; Sam Druffel, Sr. Pullman.
Midfielders – Alejandro Hernandez, Sr. Kingston; James Farrell, Jr. Lindbergh; Deondre Sluys, Jr. North Kitsap; Laurence Silva, Sr. Centralia.
Defenders – Adam Warren, Jr. Tumwater; Leon Bormann, Sr. Shorecrest; Ethan Schmitt, Sr. North Kitsap; Tim Reitz, Sr. Lindbergh.
Goalkeeper – Austin Wagner, Sr. Sequim.
MVP – Josue Vargas – Connell
COACH OF THE YEAR – Todd Wallenius – Seattle Academy
Forwards – Adair Garibay, Sr. Toledo-Winlock; Alexis Carmona, Jr. Connell; Alberto Cisneros, Jr. Colville; Nick Iregui, Jr. Charles Wright.
Midfielders – Jackson Ragen, Jr. University Prep; Gerardo Reyes, Sr. Connell; Lenin Guzman, Sr. Connell; Missael Lopez, Sr. Highland.
Defenders – Lars Helleren, Jr. King’s; Paul Powell, Sr. Klohowya; Rafa Barajas, Jr. Chelan; Grant Young, Sr. Charles Wright.
Goalkeeper – Josue Vargas, Sr. Connell.
Forwards – Emmaunuel Hidalgo, Jr. Wahluke; Alan Eyoub, Sr. Meridian; Luca Barsher, Sr. Seattle Academy; Jacob Sargent, Jr. Klahowya.
Midfielders – Ivan Cortez-Robles, Sr. Columbia-White Salmon; Jorge Rincon, Sr. Wahluke; Fernando Munoz, Sr. Toledo-Winlock.
Defenders – Jesse Mendina, Sr. Highland; David VanVleck, Jr. Toledo-Winlock; Jose
Garcia, Sr. Wahluke; Mason Joe, Soph. Klahowya.
Goalkeeper – Tahj Malone, Sr. Hoquiam.
Forwards – Benny Paniagua, Jr. Highland; David Postma, Sr. Bellevue Christian; Jonathan VanVleck, Jr. Toledo-Winlock; Jordan Vazquez-Hunt, Sr. La Center.
Midfielders – Hunter Leach, Soph. La Center; Keegan Grellner, Sr. Klahowya; Lucas Lieberman, Sr. South Whidbey; Cristian Barajas, Jr. Chelan.
Defenders – Jose Romero-Martinez, Jr. Columbia-White Salmon; Jose Serna, Jr. Highland; Joseph McManus, Sr. La Center; Ridge Walston, Sr. Colville; Uriel Sanchez, Sr. Granger.
Goalkeeper – Sergio Sandoval, Sr. La Center.