Here are the top boys soccer players in Utah Valley in 2019:
Player of the Year: Cameron Pennock, Sr. D, Pleasant Grove
Organizer and leader with incredible athletic ability, foot skills and field awareness who could change the game in multiple ways on both offense and defense.
Offensive MVP: Ben Mella, Jr. F, Mountain View
Unquestioned leader of the Bruin attack as everything went through him, resulting in 13 goals, four assists, and much better opportunities for the rest of the team.
Defensive MVP: Dalton Gibson, Sr. MF, Skyridge
One of the most imposing presences in the entire state as his size and athleticism combined with his skill set to make him a dominant player on the ground and in the air.
Keeper MVP: Chris Jenkinson, Sr. GK, Pleasant Grove
A gifted athlete who continues to improve and hone his instincts, one who finished with 5.5 shutouts and some amazing highlight-reel saves throughout the year.
Coach of the Year: Cade Jolley, Mountain View
Molded a solid core of talent into a potent force, one that won Region 10 and made a strong run to the 4A semifinals before getting derailed partly due to injuries.
2019 All-Valley Boys Soccer Team
Carson Ecalono, Sr. MF, Pleasant Grove
Unbelievably dynamic with the ball, tallying 13 goals and 16 assists as the most explosive offensive weapon for the Vikings.
Talmage Woodhouse, Sr. F, Pleasant Grove
Impressive finisher who always was a threat to put the ball in the net as he led Class 6A with 17 goals and added three assists.
Tyler Ashby, Sr. D/F, Pleasant Grove
High-energy superstar with an unstoppable motor and the ability to make things happen at both ends of the field (six goals, 11 assists).
Ethan Pack, Sr. MF, Pleasant Grove
Gifted distributor and possessor who always knew when to keep the ball and when to keep it moving as he orchestrated the Viking game plan in the midfield.
Jondre Davila, Jr. MF, Mountain View
Talented athlete who could weave through traffic to set up teammates on the attack (three goals, six assists) while also playing a big role in stopping opponents.
McCoy Evers, Sr. MF, Skyridge
Smooth creator who made good things happen for his team wherever he was positioned from scoring (four goals) to getting the ball to the right spots.
Austin Wallace, So. F, Skyridge
Top finisher for the Falcons (13 goals) while also being an electrifying talent who is still getting better.
Mackenz Goodwin, So. F, Skyridge
Explosive speedster who repeated demonstrated his ability to put pressure on opposing defenses, scoring 12 goals.
Fabrice Aitkin, Jr. F, Westlake
Elite talent who forced opponents to always account for where he was on the field, tallying six goals and four assists.
Joseph Valle, Sr. F, ALA
Top goal-scorer in the state of Utah, notching a jaw-dropping 34 goals and leading the way for another Eagle run to the 3A semifinals.
Jose “Carlos” Vargas, Sr. MF/F, Wasatch
Brilliant attacker who proved his ability to set up teammates (17 assists) was just as good as his own impressive scoring ability (16 goals).
Edson Uribe, Sr. F, Provo
Thrilling finisher who was always just a step away from making something happen for the Bulldog attack (17 goals)
Kellen Bybee, Sr. F, Salem Hills
Stunning talent who knew how to find the back of the net (16 goals, three assists) while being the focal point of every opposing defense.
Devin Robins, Sr. MF, Orem
Dynamic presence all over the field for the Tigers with great footskills who also scored regularly (nine goals).
Kadon Black, Sr. F, Orem
Impressive athlete with heart and determination to make his team better at all times, scoring six goals and making countless key plays for the Tigers.
Brian Bess, So. F, Maple Mountain
Impressive young athlete who scored seven goals and will likely continue to improve, making him a dangerous threat for years to come.
American Fork: Jack Cardwell, Aaron Jolly
ALA: Jaron Anderson, Christian Brizuela, Joshua Krueger
Juab: Brendon Allred, Jaxon Anderson
Lehi: Ethan Bowman, Brayden Tarr, Royce Colton
Lone Peak: Benjamin Fonbuena, Jackson Ward, Hayden Enloe
Maeser: Taylor Farnsworth, Jaxson Clubb, Gage Decker
Maple Mountain: Zane Larsen, Braxton Olson, Connor Patey
Mountain View: Desmond Sackey, Leo Marigal, Nic Bryant
Orem: Ivan Cordente, Moses Ruiz
Payson: Andres Castano, Peyton Swasey
Pleasant Grove: Tommy Seaver, CJ Wiggins
Provo: Victor Cervantes, Alex Miles-Mills, Sean Gubzman
Salem Hills: Eli Johnson, Ryan Stevens, Justin Christensen
Skyridge: Jackson Jarvie, Daxton Day, Bennett Rios, Jordan Caprio
Spanish Fork: Ryker Barton, Enoch Pendleton, Jacob Atkinson
Springville: Christian Marcos, Hunter Ricks
Timpanogos: Caleb Campbell, Eathan Glazier
Timpview: Zander Budd, Jose Blanco, Michael Martinez
Wasatch: Greyson Mercer, Abu Tullis, Carson Broadhead, Wesley Carse
Westlake: Braxton Bergholm, Zach Lifferth, Kamden Beck