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Eagles celebrate after Nehemeya Mekonnen scored Federal Way’s fourth goal of the day.

Ben Ray / The Mirror Eagles celebrate after Nehemeya Mekonnen scored Federal Way’s fourth goal of the day.

NPSL boys soccer all-league teams announced

Honors include offensive, defensive players of the year and Coach of the Year for 3A and 4A.

The NPSL boys soccer all league teams were announced on May 19 by commissioner of the league John Yellam.

Here are the awards starting wth 4A

Co-offensive player of the year: Ignacio Brandan (12), Tahoma

Joel Wollin (12), Mount Rainier

Defensive player of the year: Logan O’Neil (12) Kennedy Catholic

Coach of the year: Rick Maloy, Tahoma

Kentwood High captain Trevor Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter

Kentwood High captain Trevor Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter

1st Team

Kaleb Steinle (12) F, Tahoma

Armani Albert (12) F, Kentwood

Joel Wollin (12) F, Mount Rainier

Nehemeya Mekonnen (12) F, Federal Way

Ignacio (Nacho) Brandan (12) M, Tahoma

Reyk Marcial (12) M, Kentridge

Mark Isak (11) M, Tahoma

Amid Syzrabiv (12) M, Kentwood

Harrison Emert (11) M, Mount Rainier

Henry Heater (12) M, Kennedy Catholic

Logan O’Neil (12) D, Kennedy Catholic

Trevor Robertson (12) D, Kentwood

Michael Tran (12) D, Federal Way

Michael Galmichi (11) D, Decatur

Cole Daley (12) D, Tahoma

Andy Khun (11) D, Mount Rainier

Aidan Strickler (12) GK, Federal Way

Kent-Meridian sophomore Irving Baca-Silva evades a defender. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kent-Meridian sophomore Irving Baca-Silva evades a defender. Ben Ray / The Reporter

2nd Team

Logan Hastings (11) F, Kentwood

Riley Hanson (10) F, Decatur

Dylan Hasting (11) F, KEntwood

Daniel Vargis-Bogarin (12) F, Kentridge

Joshua Ruiz Perez (9) M, Federal Way

Zeth Lucero (10) M, Tahoma

Johnny Majankeka (9) M, Mount Rainier

Gabriel Dizon (11) M, Federal Way

Giles Neel (10) M, Tahoma

Seth Thomas (11) M, Kentwood

Moo Klo (12) D, Kentridge

Conner O’Keefe (10) D, Kennedy Catholic

Dane Tschemperle (11) D, Tahoma

David Mellese (12) D, Kentwood

Kenji Shannon (11) D, Kentridge

Bruno Cascante (12) D, Federal Way

Nate Rainey (12) GK, Decatur

Connor Leistiko (12) GK, Kentwood

Lion runs down the field with pace to try and attack the Eagles. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Lion runs down the field with pace to try and attack the Eagles. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Honorable Mention

Oscar Castillo (11) F, Kennedy Catholic

Carlos Deras (12) F, Decatur

Brayden Zepeda (11) M, Decatur

Dennis Aguilar Henriquez (10) M, Federal Way

Angel Chavez Figeroa (11) M, Mount Rainier

Rafael Maldonado (12) M, Kentridge

Christian Otero (10) D, Mount Rainier

Micah Shimizu (10) D, Kentridge

Ivan Garcia-Elias (12) D, Decatur

Cohen Storch (11) GK, Tahoma

Here are the 3A All-League teams

Offensive Player of the Year: Pedro Monge-Munoz (12) F, Thomas Jefferson

Defensive Player of the year : Collin Lane (12) D, Auburn Mountainview

Coach of the year: Josh Hauck, Thomas Jefferson

Auburn Riverside’s Brian Silva-Espinoza in a race to the ball with a Kent-Meridian player. Ben Ray/ The Reporter

Auburn Riverside’s Brian Silva-Espinoza in a race to the ball with a Kent-Meridian player. Ben Ray/ The Reporter

1st Team

Pedro Monge-Munoz (12), F Thomas Jefferson

David Perez (12) F, Auburn Riverside

Dylan Cruz (12) F, Todd Beamer

Benji Toscano (9) F, Auburn Mountainview

Francisco Garcia (12) M, Auburn Riverside

Victor Cabanas (12) M, Thomas Jefferson

Irving Baca-Silva (10) M, Kent-Meridian

Davyd Fedina (11) M, Auburn Mountainview

Julian Rangel (12) M, Kent-Meridian

Alexander Lara-Ramirez (12) M, Auburn

Collin Lane (12) D, Auburn Mountainview

Andres Zuluaga (11) D, Kent-Meridian

Brian Silva-Espinoza (10) D, Auburn Riverside

Diego Diaz Romero (11) D, Kentlake

Josh Lee (11) D, Thomas Jefferson

Oliver Moreno (12) D, Auburn Riverside

Uriel Rodriguez (12) GK, Thomas Jefferson

Pedro Monge-Munoz shields the ball from the Royal player. Ben Ray / The Mirror

Pedro Monge-Munoz shields the ball from the Royal player. Ben Ray / The Mirror

2nd Team

Nasir Hussein (12) F, Kentlake

Johnny Chino Lopez (9) F, Kent-Meridian

Anthony Nam (11) F, Auburn

Andy Pablo (12) F, Auburn Mountainview

Juan Lope Guillen (10) M, Todd Beamer

Marco Rodriguez (12) M, Kentlake

Tima Veremiy (9) M, Auburn Riverside

Jamal Cubean (11) M, Thomas Jefferson

Raiden Renggli (10) M, Kentlake

Matthew Park (11) M, Thomas Jefferson

Fabian Gomez (12) D, Kent-Meridian

Giofranco Relevo (12) D, Auburn Riverside

Adrian Alonzo (9) D, Todd Beamer

Izayah Bermudez (12) D, Thomas Jefferson

Lucas Moffett (12) D, Auburn

Leo May (11) D, Todd Beamer

Mason Duarte (11) GK, Kentlake

Jonathan Ochoa (10) GK, Auburn Mountainview

Honorable Mention

Rashane Braidy (9) F, Kent-Meridian

Cristian Gomez (10) M, Kent-Meridian

Edgar Sotero (10) M, Auburn Mountainview

Jackson Gordon (9) M, Auburn Riverside

Fransisco Rojas (12) M, Todd Beamer

Raef MacNeill (10) D, Auburn Riverside

Kiya Mekonnen (12) D, Thomas Jefferson

Elijah Karriem (12) D, Kent-Meridian


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