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Estacada football sweeps major awards; Robert Franks girls soccer coach of year; Ben Haefs boys soccer player of year

PMG FILE PHOTO - Estacada senior quarterback Cory James was the offensive player of the year in Tri-Valley football.Across all of the fall sports, Rangers athletes made their mark and earned all-league honors as the Tri-Valley Conference put out its post-season awards.

In football Estacada swept the major awards — senior quarterback Cory James was named the offensive player of the year; senior linebacker Waylon Riedel was defensive player of the year; senior Dominic Nacoste was lineman of the year; and Andy Mott was coach of the year.

Estacada's Robert Franks was named coach of the year in girls soccer; while Estacada senior central midfielder Ben Haefs was the boys soccer player of the year.

Here are the football, as well as boys and girls soccer players who received recognition:


Cory James, sr., first-team quarterback, first-team defensive back; Waylon Riedel, sr., first-team running back, first-team linebacker; James Durand, sr., first-team running back, honorable mention linebacker; Mariano Martinez, sr., first-team center; Dominic Nacoste, sr., first-team guard, first-team defensive line; Cody White, sr., first-team tackle, first-team defensive line; Andrew Turner, sr., first-team tackle, second-team linebacker; Tucker Jackson, sr., second-team defensive back, honorable mention running back; Peyton Matney, sr., first-team linebacker; Mark Youngberg, sr., second-team defensive line; Aaron Meraz, sr., honorable mention defensive back.

Girls soccer

Natalie Hunt, sr., first-team midfielder; Ava Shibahara, jr., second-team midfielder; Tia Garrison, sr., second-team defender; Kenadie Reese, soph., second-team goal keeper; Taira Bunyard, sr., honorable mention defender; Natalie Simmons, sr., honorable mention defender.

Boys soccer

Ben Haefs, sr., first-team central midfielder; Josh Pallesen, jr., first-team defensive midfielder; Jose Gonzalez, jr., second-team forward; Trey Shibahara, jr., second-team central back; Gener Pinto, jr., second-team right wing; Irvin Hernandez, soph., honorable mention; Austin Irelan, soph., honorable mention.

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