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In addition to the players, Forest Grove's Olvera and Mosquera honored as Coaches of the Year

PMG PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Abraham Alvarez dribbles the ball during a Vikings' game versus Glencoe earlier this season. Alvarez was selected as the Pacific Conference Player of the Year.
It was another successful season for Pacific Conference teams on the pitch.

Hillsboro, Forest Grove and Sherwood kids dominated the list of postseason honorees, boasting 40 boys and 36 girls on the all-conference list.

In addition, a combined nine boys and girls teams qualifying for the state playoffs. Of those, four reached the second round, and two more — the Forest Grove girls and Sherwood girls — advanced beyond that.

On the girls side, Liberty goal keeper Julia Richards led the pack, honored as the Pacific Conference's Player of the Year. The Falcons finished 8-6-1 overall and qualified for the state playoffs, losing to Lincoln in the first round, but allowed more than one goal just twice in league play, while posting four shutouts.

Richards was one of three Liberty girls who earned first-team honors, while the Falcons had eight honorees altogether. Joining Richards on the first team were junior midfielder Morgan Keller and senior defender Kendra Anderson.

Forest Grove led the league with four first-team honorees and too boasted eight overall all-stars. First-team honorees included sophomore forward Elise Broberg, junior midfielder Sophia Broberg, sophomore midfielder Joanna Long, and senior defender Makaila Takahashi.

Vikings head coach Ignacio Olvera was honored as the conference's Coach of the Year, leading Forest Grove to a 12-3-3 overall record and to three postseason wins before falling to Beaverton in the state semifinals.

Sherwood — who lost to Forest Grove in a state quarterfinal game and won the Pacific Conference regular season title — put three girls on the first team and eight girls on the first two teams. First-teamers included: junior forward Ella Weathers, senior midfielder Kaila North, and senior defender Ellie Schmidt.

Glencoe, who finished 5-6-3 overall and narrowly missed the playoffs, had three first-teamers and three honorable mention.

On the boys side, Forest Grove and Glencoe each had 10 overall honorees, with the Crimson Tide leading the way with six first-team honorees.

Glencoe — who defeated Clackamas in the first round of the playoffs before losing to Grant in the second round — finished 12-2-2 overall and boasted the following first-teamers: Senior forward Luis Escalante, senior midfielder Ivan Alfaro-Lopez, junior forward Miguel Lopez, junior defender Ruben Tapia Rodriguez, junior defender Damian Palominos, and senior goalkeeper Matt McKedy.

Forest Grove was led by senior forward Abraham Alvarez who was voted the conference's Player of the Year. Vikings joining Alvarez on the first team were junior forward Bryan Rodriguez and senior defender Jose Diaz-Salgado.

Forest Grove's Gracey Mosquera earned Coach of the Year honors, leading the Vikes to a 10-5-1 overall record and Pacific Conference regular season title, and a first round playoff win over Southridge before falling to Lakeridge in the second round.

Liberty garnered seven total honorees, two of which – senior midfielder Anthony Godinez and senior defender Tre Chowdury – earned first-team honors.

Century junior forward Sergio "Yahir" Varela was a first-team honoree, heading a list of five overall Jaguar selections.

JAIME VALDEZ-PAMPLIN MEDIA - Grant's Megan McDevitt (13) and Sherwood's Ella Weathers (4) battle for the ball during a game this past season. Weathers was a first team all-conference selection for the Bowmen.Sherwood boasted two first-team selections, with junior forward Aidan Brouddus and junior goalkeeper Ryan Gall earning such. In all, the Bowmen had seven all-conference honorees.

Full list of local area honorees:

Forest Grove


Elise Broberg First Team

Sophia Broberg First Team

Joanna Long First Team

Makaila Takahashi First Team

Ava Henkemeyer HM

Camilla Contreras Brand HM

Lily Everson HM

Aleena Calvert HM


Bryan Rodriguez First Team

Abraham Alvarez First Team

Jose Diaz-Salgado First Team

Ben Bradshaw Second Team

Jonathan Gaspar Second Team

Salvador Castaneda Second Team

Jacob Friesen HM

Brian Custodio HM

Jose Olvera HM

Julian Delgado HM



Aaliyah Magpantay Second Team

Avery Jensen Second Team

Kailey Carcamo Second Team

Quinn Brophy HM

Valeria Hernandez HM

Kiley Schroll HM


Luis Escalante First Team

Ivan Alfaro-Lopez First Team

Miguel Lopez First Team

Ruben Tapia Rodriguez First Team

Damian Palominos First Team

Matt McKedy First Team

Aiden Himes HM

Danny Hernandez HM

Christian Martinez Trejo HM

Sam Brodniak HM



Morgan Keller First Team

Kendra Anderson First Team

Julia Richards First Team

Janna McNamee HM

Sage Reamer HM

Megan Galian HM

Megan Stoffregen HM


Anthony Godinez First Team

Tre Chowdhury First Team

Damian Miranda Second Team

Hector Venegas Second Team

Jean Echevarria HM

Robbie Hernandez HM

Marco Rodriguez Zamudio HM

Talon Rech HM



Kaily Driggers Second Team

Jasmine Seago HM

Taylor Stephens HM

Courtney Bell HM

Brooke Bertrand HM

Myah Wright HM


Sergio Varela First Team

Alexandre Plaisted Second Team

Renato Beltran HM

Kaleb McKinley HM



Ella Weathers First Team

Kaila North First Team

Ellie Schmidt First Team

Amanda Gribble Second Team

Reese Clouser Second Team

Taylor Holt Second Team

Lainee Derry Second Team

Tali Kozma Second Team


Aidan Brouddus First Team

Ryan Gall First Team

Adrian Alvarado Second Team

Logan Furino Second Team

Heitor Daud HM

Owen Swartout HM

Jorge Hernandez HM

Andrew Thayer HM

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