Auburn Riverside and Fife were well represented on the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association all-state boys soccer teams after both reached the final four of their respective classifications’ state tournaments.
Fife senior Efren Monzon was selected as a first-team forward. He was actually a defender to start the season before a foot injury to last year’s 2A state MVP, Mack Smith, led to a position change. He helped lead the Trojans to the 2A state title match, where they lost Archbishop Murphy, 3-0, in May.
The News Tribune’s All-Area boys soccer player of the year, Tahoma’s Logan Wood, was named a first-team forward in 4A.
The teams were picked in a vote by WSSCA members.
Smith missed 11 games with a sprained foot but was still selected second-team all-state with 13 goals in eight matches. Teammates Bryan Flores and Ray Sigala were selected as second-team defenders, Julian Tafoya the second-team goalkeeper and Axel Mejia an honorable mention midfielder.
Auburn Riverside had a pair of midfielders — senior Adrian Correa and junior Brandon Gonzalez — on the 3A first-team after the Ravens finished fourth in the 3A state tournament in May. Jordan Loomans joined them as an honorable mention forward.
Connor Thompson represented the 3A Narrows champion Bellarmine Prep as a 4A first-team defender.
Snohomish’s Blake Crutchfield earned 4A MVP, Interlake’s Jason Rodriguez was the 3A MVP, Archbishop Murphy’s Brady Henderson was the 2A MVP and Highland’s David Paniagua was the 1A MVP.
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.
Goalkeeper – 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.
Goalkeeper – 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.
Goalkeeper – 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 of Seattle; 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.
Goalkeeper – Wallis Lapsley, Sr., Lakeside of Seattle.
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.
Goalkeeper – 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.
Goalkeeper – Matt Leprowse, Jr., Mercer Island.
MVP – Brady Henderson, Jr., midfield (Archbishop Murphy)
Coach of the Year – Mike Bartley (Archbishop Murphy)
Forwards – Efren Monzon, Sr., Fife; Mitchell Pinney, Sr., Hockinson; Matt Williams, Soph., Archbishop Murphy; Casey Duff, Sr., Black Hills; Anton Resing, Sr., Shorecrest.
Midfielders – Brady Henderson, Jr., Archbishop Murphy; Hugo Martinez, Sr., Othello; Gabe Astone, Sr., 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.
Goalkeeper – Alex Worland, Sr., Kingston.
Forwards – Mack Smith, Sr., 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, Sr., Franklin Pierce.
Defenders – Bryan Flores, Fife; Corey Stever, Sr., Shorecrest; Gunnar Swenson, Archbishop Murphy; Ray Sigala, Fife.
Goalkeeper – Julian Tafola, Jr., 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.
Goalkeepers – Hector Gutierrez, Sr., Lynden; 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 Schick, Sr., 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.
Goalkeeper – David Postma, Jr., Bellevue Christian.
Forwards – Kelly Kyllo, Sr., Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls; 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, Sr., Wahluke; David Van Vleck, Toledo-Winlock.
Goalkeeper – Kasey Trask, Sr., Klahowya and Jose Lopez, Sr., Highland.
Forwards – Matias Lazo-Fanning, Jr., Northwest.
Midfielders – Alex Firl, La Center; Joe Eaton, Sr., Bellevue Christian.
Defenders – Brady Trullinger, White Salmon; Kasey Barber, Jr., Naches.
Goalkeeper – Lars Helleren, Jr., King’s.