PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jose Luis Rodriguez, Johansen
- RODRIGO ALDANA, Patterson junior
The state's leading scorer with 54 goals, the forward added 14 assists while leading the Tigers to the D-V final. He has scored 78 goals in three varsity seasons, and also is strong in class with a 3.5 GPA.
The TVL's top midfielder finished with 12 goals and five assists, leading the Bruins to the D-V semifinals. He was the "Energizer Bunny," coach Martin Gonzales said, and constantly confronted forwards.
A constant threat, Alvarez had four goals in four playoff games as the Bears became the first District team to win a D-I crown in 12 years. Had 23 goals and 11 assists, playing forward-center midfielder.
Two-time all-CCC performer was a three-year starter in one of the District's top programs. His 13 goals in conference play were tops among CCC players. He ends his career with 25 goals and 15 assists.
Four-year starter was the TVL MVP with 37 goals and five assists, raising his career totals to 90 goals and 24 assists. In that span, he had 24 multi-goal games and 10 times he had three or more goals.
The VOL's Defensive MVP was always ready to take on a forward. His stout play led the Eagles to their first league title and the D-IV semis, and limited foes to just 14 goals in 22 games.
The CCC's Defensive Player of the Year helped limit foes to nine goals as Merced went 22-1-2. The Bears outscored four playoff foes 10-2, beating Davis of Yolo County 1-0 for the championship.
First-team all-Modesto Metro Conference selection moved between forward and halfback and never missed a beat. Had a goal and assist in playoff win over St. Mary's
Valley Oak League MVP had 26 goals and nine assists in leading the Bulldogs to section Division IV championship game. Tallied two goals in first-round playoff win over Center.
Two-time all-District goalie did a little bit of everything for the Wolves. He ranged far upfield to help the offense, and scored several goals on deep free kicks. Tried out for a Mexican pro team during the season.
Three-year starter had 11 goals and three assists, scoring three goals in three playoff games while leading the Pride to its first-ever berth in the section D-I semifinals. Also was one of CCC's top defenders.
The four-year starter was captain of an 18-3-2 team that was headed to an MMC title before a costly forfeit. He booted in 23 goals while splitting time between forward and center midfield.
* -- returning member
-- WILL DeBOARD and RICHARD T. ESTRADA