GIRLS’ FIRST TEAM
By Jim Paulsen and Jason Gonzalez
(All are seniors unless noted)
Chelsey Henry, Mahtomedi, jr.: Metro’s top scorer with 28 goals has become playmaker, too.
Rachel Boyer, Mounds View, soph.: Fast, smart, with scorer’s instincts. Can score from anywhere.
Kellie McGahn, Eastview: Dangerous attacker who needs to be accounted for at all times.
Kelly Pannek, Benilde-St. Margaret’s: Has 25 goals this season, 110 in career, sets up teammates.
Megan Koenig, Mahtomedi: Minnesota-bound distributor, controls games at both ends.
Madison Gaffney, Woodbury: Combines technical skill and drive. Scored two game-winners.
Abby Soderholm, Burnsville: Team’s top scorer, creative playmaker, often beat double-teams.
Lydia Sutton, Blake: Natural athlete, five-year starter, difference-maker.
Elizabeth Endy, Minnetonka: Exceptional speed and soccer IQ. Team allowed only eight goals.
Annie Williams, Park of Cottage Grove, jr.: Top athlete with ball skills to control defensive zone.
Erika Johnson, Mounds View: Gave up only five goals in 1,198 minutes. Her 0.33 goals-against average is among the state’s best.
forwards Rachael Norton, Irondale, jr.; Lizzie Schneeman, Cretin-Derham Hall, jr.; April Bockin, Eden Prairie, jr.; Temi Ogunrinde, Park of Cottage Grove. MIDFIELDERS Morgan Cottew, Minneapolis Washburn, jr.; Breanna Johnson, Maple Grove, soph.; Raquel Thelen, Andover; Aleksa Tataryn, Benilde-St. Margaret’s, soph. DEFENDERS Lauren Sherry, Lakeville North; Cara Sierks, Edina. GOALKEEPER Alexis Joyce, Lakeville North.
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