The race for the Channel League boys soccer title got here right down to the wire, and San Marcos edged out Santa Barbara Excessive for its first championship since 2002.
Cason Goodman scored 15 targets for Santa Barbara Excessive. (Noozhawk file photograph)
Caden Vom Steeg’s stellar playmaking helped San Marcos win the league title. (Noozhawk file photograph)
Each groups carried so many excellent gamers that it was troublesome to pick out one as an offensive MVP. Consequently, San Marcos senior midfielder Caden Vom Steeg and Santa Barbara ahead Cason Goodman shared the Offensive MVP Award.
Vom Steeg’s brilliance at discovering open teammates — typically occasions his twin brother, Jared — made him harmful each time he touched the ball.
Cason Goodman was a stellar aim scorer, placing away a league-best 15 through the season.
Santa Barbara junior Luke Goodman was named the defensive MVP. (Noozhawk file photograph)
The Defensive MVP was Dons’ junior middle again Luke Goodman, Cason’s twin brother.
San Marcos and Santa Barbara every put three gamers on the all-league first staff. The Royals chosen are junior Sergio Diaz and seniors Jared Vom Steeg and JC Orgaz.
Santa Barbara’s honorees are juniors Rockwood Foster and Sebastian Alvarez and senior Miguel Alvarado.
Dos Pueblos gamers on the primary staff are senior Sebastien Dupont and junior Joshua Guevara Tahuite. Santa Ynez additionally positioned two gamers, senior Erik Guerrero and junior Grant Fieldhouse.
Senior Gerardo Mendoza of Cabrillo and freshman James Villanueva of Lompoc spherical out the staff.
The second staff consists of 4 participant from San Marcos: sophomores Justin Hess and Leo Olivo, junior Juan Escobar and senior Yahir Vasquez.
From Santa Barbara, juniors Erick Hernandez and Barrett Goodman, the third brother on the squad, and senior Luisangel Jeromino have been second-team picks.
Dos Pueblos additionally had three choices: senior Kylan Johnson and juniors Frederick Jones and Max Early.
Seniors Cason Gann and Jack Stevens of Santa Ynez, junior Bennett Richards and freshman Jesus Aguiniga of Cabrillo and Lompoc’s Erick Jimenez spherical out the second staff.
The honorable point out gamers are San Marcos seniors Ulyses Velez, Sam Friedman and Cade McLean.
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