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Kansas High School Soccer Coaches Association Girls All-State Teams


By KSHSAA Covered Staff


TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas High School Soccer Coaches Association has announced its All-State teams and players and coaches of the year for each of the three girls’ classifications.

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Sydney Watts was named the Class 5A forward of the year for the second straight year after leading the Saints to their third straight state championship. St. James Acacemy’s Addison Tauscher was named the 5A goalkeeper of the year for the second straight year as well after the Thunder finished third.

Aquinas and St. James swept the player honors in 5A with Aquinas’ Anisten Cabantac and St. James’ Lauren Steinlage sharing midfielder of the year honors and Aquinas’ Jane Hansen earning defender of the year honors. Aquinas coach Dan Brown and Bishop Carroll coach Greg Rauch shared coach of the year honors in 5A with Rauch leading the Golden Eagles to a runner-up finish.

In Class 6A, Olathe West’s Lily Hendrickson was named co-midfielder of the year after being named the 6A defender of the year last year. Hendrickson share midfielder honors this year with Mill Valley’s Laney Reishus, who helped lead the Jaguars to their first Class 6A state title.

Mill Valley teammate Olivia Page was named the 6A defending of the year and Jaguar coach Jason Pendleton was named the 6A coach of the year after earning the honor in 5A last year. Shawnee Mission East, which finished runner-up in 6A, garnered the other two player honors with Ashley Koch named forward of the year and Grace Hastert named goalkeeper of the year. The honor was the second for Koch as well, also named forward of the year as a sophomore in 2021.

Bishop Miege’s Livi Shull also was an honoree for the second straight year, named 4-1A goalkeeper of the year again after helping the Stags to their seventh straight state title. Miege teammate Dory Latenser was named co-forward of the year along with Cair Paravel’s Katherine Keys while Miege’s Kate Pedrotti was named defender of the year. Stag coach Nate Huppe and Cair Paravel’s Doug Woolery were named co-coaches of the year.

McPherson’s Sadie Law and Eudora’s Jayla Erpelding shared midfielder of the year honors.

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First team

Forward – Amaya Bible, Olathe East; Mimi Hallier, Olathe Northwest; Ashley Koch, Shawnee Mission East.

Mifielder – Reese Birch, Shawnee Mission East; Keaton Coad, Olathe Northwest; Lily Hendrickson, Olathe West; Samantha Lockett, Shawnee Mission Northwest; Gigi Mir, Blue Valley; Aspen Patterson, Olathe Northwest; Laney Reishus, Mill Valley; Kate Ricker, Mill Valley; Mackinly Rohn, Washburn Rural; Natalie Scobie, Shawnee Mission East; Lydia Ungashick, Blue Valley West.

Defender – Aubree Blackman, Olathe West; Cate Holzbeierlein, Shawnee Mission East; Gracie Knight, Mill Valley; Olivia Page, Mill Valley; Kira Stambaugh, Olathe West; Reece Walrod, Blue Valley West; Acacia Weis, Mill Valley; Mia Yang, Blue Valley.

Goalkeeper – Grace Hastert, Shawnee Mission East; Sian-Nimu Karani, Blue Valley Northwest.

Second team

Forward — Izzy Joyce, Shawnee Mission West; Abri Leiker, Gardner-Edgerton; Greta Likens, Blue Valley; Megan Mahloch, Blue Valley; Reese Snowden, Manhattan; Cherry Yu, Blue Valley North.

Midfielder – Jada Dibbini, Manhattan; Audrey Kirk, Blue Valley West; Sophia Mir, Blue Valley; Alexis Morrison, Blue Valley West; Emery Ruliffson, Manhattan; Calle Sartino, Blue Valley; Tatum Swanwick, Shawnee Mission West; Jules Wardlaw, Olathe West.

Defender – Came Abendroth, Olathe Northwest; Avery Brown, Olathe West; Addi Broxterman, Washburn Rural; Chloe Dillbeck, Blue Valley Northwest; Jada Farrington, Blue Valley North; Abby Fries, Blue Valley West; Emily Peterson, Blue Valley Northwest; Ava Smith, Shawnee Mission South.

Goalkeeper – Jamie Ricker, Mill Valley.

Honorable mention

Forward – Maryn Clement, Shawnee Mission South; Brenley Cunningham, Gardner-Edgerton; Hayde Flores, Wichita East; Amiya Hamilton-Thompson, Wichita East; Kate Hinck, Washburn Rural; Jasmine Ruiz, Dodge City.

Midfielder – Marinna Campos, Shawnee Mission South; Nicole Catalan, Liberal; Merari Flores, Wichita Northwest; Ilex Hagan, Wichita North; Destiny Higgs, Washburn Rural; Lily Marshall, Gardner-Edgerton; Addie Wilkie, Blue Valley North; Mia Young, Wichita East.

Defender – Desiray Cuellar, Wichita East; Nastassja Garrett, Blue Valley Northwest; Claire Glaser, Blue Valley North; Jordyn Swanson, Shawnee Mission West; Crinnia Turner, Manhattan.

Goalkeeper – Hailey Beck, Washburn Rural; Hayes Fitzgerald, Olathe East; Emma Thomas, Olathe West.

Forward of the year – Ashley Koch, Shawnee Mission East

Midfielders of the year – Lily Hendrickson, Olathe West and Laney Reishus, Mill Valley

Defender of the year – Olivia Page, Mill Valley

Goalkeeper of the year – Grace Hastert, Shawnee Mission East

Coach of the year – Jason Pendleton, Mill Valley


First team

Forward – Kyndal Ewertz, Maize South; Leah Henke, Bishop Carroll; Hope Kim, Blue Valley Southwest; Brooklyn Marn, St. Thomas Aquinas; Kendal Radke, St. James Academy; Carly Smith, Andover; Sydney Watts, St. Thomas Aquinas; Jenna Wilken, St. James Academy.

Midfielder – Annisten Cabantac, St. Thomas Aquinas; Addy Lang, Blue Valley Southwest; Grace Long, Bishop Carroll; Sierra Montez, Piper; Hannah Palmer, Blue Valley Southwest; Andie Rylance, St. Thomas Aquinas; Lauren Steinlage, St. James Academy.

Defender – Reagan Cannon, Blue Valley Southwest; Jane Hansen, St. Thomas Aquinas; Lindsey Maul, Bishop Carroll; Avery Rasmussen, St. James Academy; Alexis Scherzer, St. Thomas Aquinas; Autumn Trail, Bishop Carroll.

Goalkeeper – Addison Tauscher, St. James Acacemy.

Second team

Forward – Veronica Farris, Spring Hill; Victoria Gutierrez, Kapaun Mt. Carmel; Darby Howard, Bishop Carroll; Jenna Knight, Bonner Springs; Breckynn Pugh, Andover; Olyvia Pugh, Andover; Payton Vogelbacher, Spring Hill.

Midfielder – Ryann Clark, Piper; Katie Dinkel, Hays; Brecken Hoy, Bishop Carroll; Rose Loyle, Andover; Olivia Oenning, Maize South; Izzy Sandoval, Newton; Sadie Sant, Blue valley Southwest; Ashley Terrazas, Sumner; Isabell Van Fleet, Shawnee Heights; Shelby Wright, Maize South.

Defender – Lexi Bauer, Maize South; Hailey Bergmann, Spring Hill; Jasmyn Brown, Andover Central; Allie Owens, Blue Valley Southwest; Rachel Riley, Maize South.

Goalkeeper – Hadley Ostrander, Spring Hill; Emerson Wedel, Goddard; Avery Young, Spring Hill.

Honorable mention

Forward – Ella Buff, Piper; Joselyn Clark, Sumner; Haven Deckinger, Andover Central; Taylor Dill, Maize; Arely Maldonado, Hays; Giselle Nash, Salina South; Taylor Nye, Kapaun Mt. Carmel; Maddy Spiers, Kapaun Mt. Carmel; Karlyn Wilson, Andover Central.

Midfielder – Taylor Gray, Maize; Emmy Hedden, Goddard; Gabby Klein, Bonner Springs; Jessica Peterson, Andover; Frida Sandoval, Schlagle; Gretta Stover, Andover Central.

Defender – Lailah Benz, Shawnee Heights; Lauryn Gordon, Goddard; Annabelle Schaefer, Kapaun Mt. Carmel; Ella Strobel, Maize; Kaelyn Sueper, Kapaun Mt. Carmel.

Goalkeeper – Avery Mason, Andover Central; Thale Ruether, Piper; Karsyn Slothhower, Maize.

Forward of the year – Sydney Watts, St. Thomas Aquinas

Midfielder of the year – Annisten Cabantac, St. Thomas Aquinas and Lauren Steinlage, St. James Academy

Defender of the year – Jane Hansen, St. Thomas Aquinas

Goalkeeper of the year – Addison Tauscher, St. James Academy

Coach of the year – Dan Brown, St. Thomas Aquinas and Greg Rauch, Bishop Carroll


First team

Forward – Perla Backberg, Baldwin; KellyAnn Chada, Cair Paravel; Zahra Friess, Cair Paravel; Emma Hoffman, Mulvane; Milan Hunter, Circle; Katherine Keys, Cair Paravel; Dory Latenser, Bishop Miege; Rose Linihan, Bishop Miege; Baylee Simmelink, McPherson.

Midfielder – Carrie Cunningham, Heritage Christian; Jayla Erpelding, Eudora; Sadie Law, McPherson; Nora Prather, Baldwin; Jade Smallwood, Mulvane; Bailey Smith, Baldwin; Londyn Soto, Circle.

Defender – Trinity Childs, Cair Paravel; Rowan Epps, Bishop Miege; Lexi Kurt, Bishop Miege; Kelcie Kynaston, McPherson; Kate Pedrotti, Bishop Miege.

Goalkeeper – Ella Buschbom, McPherson; Livi Shull, Bishop Miege.

Second team

Forward – Fisayo Afonja, Baldwin; Emerie Boman, Wichita Classical; Ellie Bower, McPherson; Camri Coker, Buhler; Teagan Garrison, Mulvane; Lexi Hampton, Louisburg; Teigan Nielsen, Buhler; Baylie Reedy, Circle; Hannah Thong, Heritage Christian.

Midfielder – Ashlynn Adcock, Buhler; Makenna Blanchat, Baldwin; London Hunter, Circle; Adyson Ross, Louisburg; Rowan Yows, Louisburg.

Defender – Riggs Kuhn, McPherson; Alex McBride, Baldwin; Anna Schenk, Heritage Christian; Ashlynn Stipp, Circle; Meghan Wolfe, Wichita Classical; Kate Zickafoose, Wichita Classical.

Goalkeeper – Sammie Brooks, Buhler; Greer Kice, Wichita Classical; Rylie Schiffelbein, Mulvane.

Honorable mention

Forward – Bree Gassman, Louisburg; Nevi Wilkey.

Midfielder – Jaden Brooks, Eudora; Avery Cantwell, Circle; Lizzie Fisher, Eudora.

Defender – Ellery Allen, Louisburg; Ashlyn Alumbaugh, Mulvane; Lauren Grauberger, Eudora; Veronica Ignato, Cair Paravel; Hailey Sword, Louisburg.

Goalkeeper – Macy Lemke, Louisburg; Sawyer Schwartz, Cair Paravel; Kambry Shockley, Eudora.

Forward of the year – Katherine Keys, Cair Paravel and Dory Latenser, Bishop Miege

Midfielder of the year – Jayla Erpelding, Eudora and Saide Law, McPherson

Defender of the year – Kate Pedrotti, Bishop Miege

Goalkeeper of the year – Livi Shull, Bishop Miege

Coach of the year — Nate Huppe, Bishop Miege and Doug Woolery, Cair Paravel

Referees of the year

Brian Aute, Nathan Colling, Phil Gomez, Alan Piel, Anthony Sobolevsky, Gordie Wetmore III.