Truckee soccer: Sarabia voted MVP, Kelly Coach of Year
NORTHERN DIVISION I-A ALL-LEAGUE SOCCER
MVP: Manuel Sarabia, 11, Truckee
Coach of the Year: Jim Nisbet, Elko
Forward: Genaro Vasquez, 11, Sparks
Forward: Aram Villegas, 12, Elko
Forward: Bryan Munoz, 10, Sparks
Halfback: Jonathan Young, 12, Elko
Halfback: Alex Medina, 11, Sparks
Halfback: Gabe Igaban, 11, Elko
Halfback: Adrian Murillo, 11, Elko
Fullback: Erik Vasquez, 9, Sparks
Fullback: Jose Carrel, 12, Elko
Fullback: Brian Shettler, 12, Lowry
Goalkeeper: Alex Mora, 12, Elko
Utility: Hunter Simpson, 12, Truckee
Forward: Joel Garcia, 10, Truckee
Forward: Spencer Pemelton, 11, Spring Creek
Forward: Richard Adomako, 12, Elko
Halfback: Jose Gonzalez, 11, Truckee
Halfback: Jesus Escobado, 12, Lowry
Halfback: Zack Barta, 11, Truckee
Halfback: Renne Perez, 9, Sparks
Fullback: Zach Williams, 11, Truckee
Fullback: Frances Manuel, 11, Elko
Fullback: Toni Oregal, 10, Truckee
Goalkeeper: Gabriel Serna, 12, Truckee
Utility: Jordan Diaz, 12, Lowry
Honorable Mention (Truckee only)
Forward: Oscar Ingnez, 11, Truckee
Halfback: Hugo Gutierrez, 11, Truckee
Halfback: Max Krengal, 11, Truckee
Fullback: Randy Ruiz, 11, Truckee
MVP: Angelica Hurtado, 10, Sparks
Coach of the Year: Kyle Kelly, Truckee
Forward: Kenya Brazzell, 12, South Tahoe
Forward: Ava Seelenfreund, 9, Truckee
Forward: Zareli Villa, 11, Truckee
Midfield: Olivia Vigano, 10, Truckee
Midfield: Annie Brejc, 10, South Tahoe
Midfield: Sophie Warren, 12, Truckee
Midfield: Jennifer Valdivia, 11, South Tahoe
Defense: Natalie Reber, 11, South Tahoe
Defense: Hannah Seppi, 12, Truckee
Defense: Zoe D’Angelo, 12, South Tahoe
Goalkeeper: Kristina Mason, 11, Dayton
Utility: Chloe Murphy, 11, Truckee
Forward: Linsey Bessert, 12, Spring Creek
Forward: Desi Benavidez, 12, Fallon
Forward: Rebecca Mills, 12, Fallon
Midfield: Zahori Toledo, 10, Sparks
Midfield: Caitlynn Cooper, 12, Lowry
Midfield: Bailee Salmon, 11, South Tahoe
Midfield: Kaitlyn McLeod, 10, Spring Creek
Defense: Molly Jaggard, 12, South Tahoe
Defense: Corinne Doerner, 11, Truckee
Defense: Alyssa Campbell, 11, Lowry
Goalkeeper: Lauryn Drake, 10, Elko
Utility: Emma Dayberry, 11, South Tahoe
Honorable Mention (Truckee only)
Izzy Abarno, 10, Truckee
Amber Simonpietri, 9, Truckee
Truckee soccer received 22 selections to the Northern Division I-A All-League teams, led by junior Manuel Sarabia’s Most Valuable Player award for the boys and Kyle Kelly’s Coach of the Year for the girls.
The awards were determined by the league’s coaches.
In girls voting, the league’s top two teams, Truckee and South Tahoe, cleaned up on first team selections with 11 of the 12 players total. Truckee had six of those players — junior Zareli Villa and freshman Ava Seelenfreund at forward, senior Sophie Warren and sophomore Olivia Vigano at midfield, senior Hannah Seppi on defense, and junior Chloe Murphy as a utility player.
Junior defender Corinne Doerner was voted to the All-League second team, and sophomore Izzy Abarno and freshman Amber Simonpietri received honorable mention recognition.
Seppi and Warren also made the All-State first team, and Villa, Murphy, Vigano and Seelenfreund made the All-State second team.
Angelica Hurtado, a sophomore for Sparks, was the league MVP.
Truckee’s boys had 12 players selected to All-League, with Sarabia, a three-year varsity standout, receiving the highest honor.
Senior Hunter Simpson was voted to the first team as a utility player, while second-team selections went to sophomore forward Joel Garcia, junior midfielders Jose Gonzalez and Zack Barta, junior defender Zach Williams, sophomore defender Toni Oregal, and senior goalkeeper Gabriel Serna.
Four Wolverines received honorable mention — juniors Oscar Ingnez, Hugo Gutierrez, Max Krengal and Randy Ruiz.
For All-State, Sarabia made the first team and Simpson made the second team.