The Information Tribune’s All-Space soccer crew has turn out to be an annual custom, highlighting the most effective gamers within the South Sound — a area that features greater than 60 excessive colleges, 9 leagues, and all six classifications, starting from 4A to 1B.
The crew is rigorously chosen with enter from coaches. This 12 months, 35 colleges within the South Sound are represented by gamers and coaches chosen to the All-Space first and second groups.
The 31 first-team spots, damaged down by leagues, are 4A NPSL Mountain (4), 4A SPSL (11), 3A Pierce County League (eight), 3A South Sound Convention (4), 2A SPSL Mountain (two) and 2A SPSL Sound (two).
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Quarterback, 5-11, 185, sr.
Holcomb was the largest motive the Vikings performed within the 4A state semifinals for the primary time since 2005, and made simply their sixth journey to that spherical in program historical past. The 4A SPSL MVP completed 210 of 307 passing for 3,148 yards, added 120 carries for 765 yards, and scored 53 complete touchdowns. Holcomb had a 68.Four completion share, and averaged 301 yards of complete offense per sport.
Coach of the 12 months
In his 16th season at Fife, Nevin, who was the 2A SPSL Mountain coach of the 12 months, led the Tojans to the 2A state semifinals for the primary time in program historical past. Between their solely two losses of the season — to 3A state quarterfinals qualifier Rainier Seashore, and 2A state runner-up Lynden — the Trojans went on an 11-game profitable streak, and gained an undefeated 2A SPSL title.
Paulson, who can be the Vikings’ head coach, led Curtis again to the 4A state playoffs for the primary time since 2010. And, the Vikings boasted one of many high offenses of their classification, averaging 40.6 factors per sport. Curtis led the 4A SPSL — which despatched three groups to the state playoffs — in dashing offense (214.1 yards per sport, 7.7 per play) and complete offense (459.Four yards per sport, 8.5 per play).
Kellcy piloted a Lakes protection that allowed simply 12.7 factors per sport, and paced the Lancers to an undefeated 3A PCL title and the 3A state playoffs. Mountain View, which superior to the 3A semifinals, is the one crew within the classification that allowed fewer factors per sport (7.5). Lakes’ protection allowed simply 185 yards per sport to opponents, and Four per play. The Lancers’ employees was dubbed the 3A PCL teaching employees of the 12 months.
Quarterback, 6-2, 185, soph.
Huard eclipsed the debut efficiency that earned him MaxPreps Nationwide Freshman of the 12 months honors a season in the past by throwing for a career-high 4,165 yards and 42 touchdowns on 248 of 395 passing. Huard, a UW commit, has led the state in passing in back-to-back seasons, and was named the 4A NPSL Mountain offensive again of the 12 months this season, and a first-team quarterback. He’s thought of the No. 1 pro-style quarterback within the nation within the 2021 class.
Quarterback, 6-1, 195, sr.
Two-time TNT All-Space choose completed his senior marketing campaign 173 of 291 for two,571 yards and 28 touchdowns, and can ink his longtime dedication to UW this month. Morris completed his four-year profession with the Eagles finishing 636 of 1,021 passes for 9,815 yards and 99 touchdowns, which locations him seventh all-time in Washington for passing yards, simply forward of former Lake Stevens star Jacob Eason — who additionally performs for the Huskies. Morris was the 4A SPSL co-offensive participant of the 12 months this season.
Operating again, 5-10, 175, sr.
A workhorse working again if there ever was one. A lot of Puyallup’s explosive offense ran by Holcomb, however Cramer put collectively a powerful season, churning out 122.Eight yards per sport on the bottom. The 4A SPSL first-teamer completed with 265 carries for 1,596 yards and 22 complete touchdowns, whereas averaging 6 yards per carry and main the Vikings in all-purpose yards per sport (133). Added 74 tackles, 4 for losses, at exterior linebacker.
Operating again, 5-7, 165, sr.
The primary supply of offense for a Central Kitsap crew that superior to the district playoffs. The 3A SSC first-team choose led the South Sound in dashing this season, ending with 243 carries for 1,801 yards and 20 touchdowns. Refilong averaged 180.1 dashing yards per sport, and a powerful 7.Four yards per carry because the Cougars’ workhorse, and racked up 2,198 all-purpose yards.
Multi-purpose, 5-8, 170, sr.
The 3A SSC MVP was a real dual-threat, and ran the offense for a Blazers crew that superior to the 3A state quarterfinals for the second consecutive season. Campau completed 108 of 175 passing for 1,487 yards, and with 240 carries for 1,381 yards. He scored 35 complete touchdowns, and led the 3A SSC in complete offense. Campau piled up 100-plus yards passing and dashing in six completely different video games this season. Has a proposal from Simon Fraser.
All-purpose, 6-1, 185, soph.
There’s a motive Egbuka — who is taken into account an athlete by recruiters — is the No. 38 prospect within the nation within the 2021 class. The 2A SPSL Sound co-MVP was a constant risk in all three phases this season. He had 72 catches for 1,492 yards and 23 touchdowns as a receiver, and added a team-high eight interceptions at nook. He scored three extra instances on particular groups, and averaged an eye-popping 163.Three all-purpose yards per sport. Egbuka has gives from 9 Energy 5 colleges.
Extensive receiver, 6-3, 175, sr.
Three-year starter for the Vikings matured as a pacesetter, and was keen to do no matter it took to win, coach Gary Jeffers says. Morrison was a first-team 4A SPSL choice, ending with 57 catches for 905 yards and 11 touchdowns, and averaged 15.9 yards per catch. His 178 receiving yards in Puyallup’s state quarterfinals win over Mount Si had been essentially the most in a single sport by any Vikings receiver this season. Additionally returned kicks and punts.
Extensive receiver, 5-8, 160, jr.
4A SPSL first-team choose led the league in receiving as UW-bound quarterback Dylan Morris’ high goal, and hauled in 74 catches for 1,197 yards and 11 touchdowns in the course of the Eagles’ run to the 4A state quarterfinals. Roberson’s 47 receptions are a single-season document for this system, and he completed 4 video games with 100-plus receiving yards, and two video games with 200-plus. Added 4 interceptions at nook.
Extensive receiver, 6-1, 175, soph.
Quarterback Sam Huard’s high targets was sure-handed and constant, and led the 4A NPSL — all divisions — in receiving. A primary-team 4A NPSL Mountain choose, Tinae paced Kennedy with 68 catches for 1,281 yards and 12 touchdowns, averaging 128.1 yards per sport, and 18.Eight per catch. Has gives from Colorado, Oregon, Utah and WSU.
Offensive lineman, 6-6, 300, sr.
First-team 3A PCL choice blocked for an offense that averaged 422.Eight yards per sport and seven.6 yards per play. Additionally lined up at fullback and scored a landing for the Tigers this season. Elder is contemplating faculty gives from 19 Division I colleges.
Offensive lineman, 6-5, 220, sr.
Two-way starter for the Lancers was the 3A PCL offensive lineman of the 12 months. At left deal with, Fischer blocked for an offense that averaged 38.Four yards per sport and seven.5 yards per play. Completed with 30 tackles and a team-leading seven sacks on protection.
Offensive lineman, 6-4, 340, sr.
4-year varsity starter was the 4A NPSL Mountain offensive lineman of the 12 months. Matila blocked for an offense that averaged 383.7 yards per sport, and seven.2 yards per play. Beamer averaged 40.1 factors per sport, and earned the highest seed out of the 4A NPSL Mountain in its district-playoff run.
Offensive lineman, 6-0, 245, sr.
4A SPSL lineman of the 12 months was a three-year starter, and performed all 5 positions on the offensive line for a Vikings crew that led the league in dashing offense (214.1 yards per sport, 7.7 per play) and complete offense (459.Four yards per sport, 8.5 per play). Led the 4A SPSL in sacks, and completed with 9.5 throughout Curtis’ run to the 4A state playoffs. Added 12 tackles for losses, three pressured fumbles, two recoveries, a blocked punt and blocked discipline purpose try. Contemplating PLU and Redlands.
Offensive lineman, 6-4, 290, sr.
Dedication to offseason work made Simon some of the pivotal gamers for the Abes. 3A PCL lineman of the 12 months was a two-way starter and led by instance, blocking for an offense that averaged 443 yards per sport and 9.1 yards per play. Piled up 54 tackles, together with 20 for losses and 9 sacks in 9 video games performed, and added two go knockdowns, a fumble restoration and an interception return for a landing. Has gives from Montana State, Portland State and Sacramento State.
Defensive lineman, 6-3, 215, sr.
Gaulke did nearly every thing for the 3A PCL champions as a flexible, two-way participant. He collected 29 tackles, together with 5 for losses and 6 sacks as a first-team 3A PCL choose on the line of defense. On offense, he completed with 94 carries for 528 yards and 13 touchdowns, and was a 3A PCL first-team choice at fullback. Was additionally the Lancers’ punter, averaging 35.1 yards per try with an extended of 54. Has a proposal from Redlands.
Defensive lineman, 6-3, 285, sr.
Two-time TNT All-Space choose continued to excel on either side of the ball for the Eagles, and was dubbed the 4A SPSL co-defensive participant of the 12 months. Completed regular-season play with 49 tackles, together with six for losses and 4.5 sacks. Has gives from Japanese Washington, Idaho, Montana State and Portland State.
Defensive lineman, 6-3, 290, sr.
Two-time TNT All-Space choose was a four-year starter for the Abes, and by no means missed the 3A state playoffs, advancing so far as the quarterfinals his sophomore season. 3A PCL MVP completed with 65 tackles, together with a team-leading 25 for losses, 9 sacks, two go knockdowns, two fumble recoveries and an interception. Additionally blocked for an offense that averaged 443 yards per sport, and 9.1 per play. Has gives from Central Washington, Japanese Washington and Georgetown.
Linebacker, 6-1, 195, sr.
4A NPSL Mountain linebacker of the 12 months led the league — all divisions — in tackles, tackles for losses and completed third in sacks. Paced the Hornets to the district playoffs, ending with a team-high 135 tackles (averaging 15 per sport), together with 22 for losses and 6 sacks.
Linebacker, 6-1, 195, sr.
3A SSC defensive participant of the 12 months led the league in tackles, tackles for losses and sacks. Platt was one of many state’s high tacklers, ending with 142, and set program information for single-season tackles for loss (21) and sacks (15). He additionally scored a pair of defensive touchdowns, and is the defending 3A state wrestling champion at 182 kilos.
Linebacker, 6-0, 215, jr.
Was one of many state’s most dominant center linebackers, and completed with a state-best 182 complete tackles, in response to MaxPreps. Uluilakepa averaged 14 tackles per sport, and had eight for losses, 4 picks and scored three complete touchdowns — together with two on interception returns.
Linebacker, 6-3, 215, sr.
Utah State commit was one of many state’s high tacklers for the second consecutive season, ending with 124, together with 22 for losses and a classification-leading 15 sacks, in response to MaxPreps. Was the 2A SPSL Sound defensive participant of the 12 months, but in addition made an influence on offense, dashing for a team-high 1,198 yards and 16 touchdowns on 142 carries (8.Four yards per try), and averaged 102.1 all-purpose yards per sport.
Defensive again, 6-2, 185, jr.
Camas discovered this lesson the onerous method throughout a visit to Sundown Chev — don’t throw the ball the place Clark can catch it, as a result of he’ll. The 4A SPSL first-team defensive again had 4 interceptions in opposition to the Papermakers, and completed with a league- and classification-best eight picks, in response to MaxPreps. Coach Keith Ross says Clark’s presence at nook shut down one facet of the sector. He additionally collected three touchdowns as a dynamic kick returner.
Defensive again, 6-2, 170, sr.
2A SPSL Mountain MVP was in all places for the Trojans, and paced this system to undefeated division and league titles, and its first-ever look within the 2A state semifinals. Ginnis had 42 tackles, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries at free security, and averaged 43.2 years per try as a punter, with an extended of 82 that ranked sixth within the nation this season in response to MaxPreps. Additionally led the Trojans in passing (46 of 102, 661 yards) and dashing (178 carries, 1,060 yards) and scored 30 complete touchdowns.
Defensive again, 6-5, 205, jr.
3A PCL defensive again of the 12 months, and first-team particular groups choose as a kick returner was versatile and dynamic for the Braves, who made a run to the 3A state playoffs. Latu scored 9 complete touchdowns — dashing, receiving, kick return and punt return — and hauled in two interceptions at free security. Has gives from Arizona State and Tennessee.
Defensive again, 6-3, 220, soph.
Began his dominant defensive marketing campaign in a season-opening win over Camas with two interceptions — one he returned for a 30-yard landing, and one other that denied the Papermakers on a conversion strive that might have tied the sport late. Simon by no means slowed down from there. The 3A PCL defensive participant of the 12 months completed with a team-leading 5 interceptions and 13 touchdowns — together with 4 defensive scores. Thought of the No. 45 recruit within the nation within the 2021 class, Simon has seven Energy 5 gives.
Kicker, 6-1, 185, sr.
4A SPSL first-team choice at kicker and punter was a constant presence for the Vikings, connecting on 72 of 81 PAT tries and all 5 discipline purpose makes an attempt, with an extended of 29. Additionally averaged 54.2 yards per kickoff, with an extended of 60, and 30 touchbacks. At punter, Pierce averaged 39.1 yards per try with an extended of 56.
Punter, 6-0, 165, sr.
Averaged 37 yards per punt and transformed 5 fakes on his approach to 3A SSC first-team punting honors, however shall be extra remembered for his success as Peninsula’s quarterback. The 3A SSC offensive participant of the 12 months led the Seahawks to the 3A state quarterfinals for the third consecutive season, and led Peninsula in passing (110 of 172, 1,526 yards) and dashing (149 carries, 1,203 yards), and scored 24 complete TDs. Has gives from Colorado Faculty of Mines, New Hampshire and Simon Fraser.
Quarterbacks — Liam Bladow, Lakes, sr.; Caden Filer, Lincoln, jr.; J.J. Lemming, Steilacoom, sr.; Natano Woods, Kentridge, sr.
Operating backs — Nazje Briscoe, Stadium, sr.; Josh Camacho, Washington, sr.; Alema Gago, Rogers, sr.; DaShaun Leon, Kentlake, sr.; Khalil Lewis, Lakes, sr.; Nick Harberts, Enumclaw, sr.
Receivers — Junior Alexander, Kennedy Catholic, soph.; Justin Baker, Kennedy Catholic, jr.; Justin Haase, Puyallup, sr.; Xavier Mason, Stadium, sr.; Corbin Walker, Hazen, sr.; Conner Zetterberg, Cascade Christian, jr.
Tight ends — Josiah Drain, Rogers, sr.; Prince Fa’amalele, Todd Beamer, soph.
Offensive line — Jacob Crumb, Kentridge, jr.; Jacob Dimond, Yelm, sr.; Vance Dumas, Hazen, sr.; Fili Fata, Clover Park, jr.; Wyatt Hanson, Kentwood, jr.; Reese Lawrence, Bellarmine Prep, sr.; Aho Makaafi, Federal Approach, soph.; Herbert Polu, River Ridge, sr.; Eyvar Robles, Auburn Riverside, sr.; Chris Sparks, Graham-Kapowsin, sr.
Multi-purpose — Caden Jumper, Eatonville, soph.; Kyle Russell, Curtis, jr.
All-purpose — Will Latu, Bethel, soph.; Billy Vann, Todd Beamer, sr.
Line of defense — Tua Areta, Kent Meridian, sr.; Justus Legg, Auburn Riverside, sr.; Toretto Metzger-Magalei, Cascade Christian, jr.; Lupeti Sarte, Fife, sr.; Jacob Schuster, Tumwater, soph.; Denny Tiumalu, Todd Beamer, jr.
Linebackers — Jamin Fa’alogo, Timberline, sr.; Tim Jensen, Bellarmine Prep, sr.; Logan Kitselman, Tacoma Baptist, sr.; Braeden Potter, Peninsula, sr.; Tyler Ruch, Sumner, sr.; Sekai Samuelu, Fife, sr.; Alphonzo Tuputala, Federal Approach, sr.
Defensive backs — Jeremy Banks, Kentridge, sr.; Jurian Herring, Gig Harbor, sr.; Ar’Tavious Magee, Todd Beamer, sr.; Hudson Potts, Kentlake, sr.; Ben Rodriguez, Puyallup, sr.; Taylor Simmons, Black Hills, sr.; Daeshawn Wayne, Lakes, sr.
Kickers — Fulton Gunderson, Enumclaw, jr.; Wyatt Redding, Sumner, fr.
Punters — Isaac Cordova, Kent Meridian, sr.; Michael Snyder, Kennedy Catholic, soph.