Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District -
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Mario Varela 11 Ruidoso FWD
State Semi-Finalist Recommendation
Coach of the Year
Name School
Klaus Weber Bosque
State Semi-Finalist Coach
Paul Wilkie Socorro
State Semi-Finalist Coach

Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District - 1
1st-Team
Name Grade School Position
Cameron Colenda 11 Moreno Valley GK
Caleb Stewart 12 Moreno Valley DEF
Daniel Torres 11 Moreno Valley DEF
Isaac Hidalgo 10 Robertson DEF
Terry Landgren 11 Pojoaque DEF
Javier Vigil 12 Questa MID
Keen Martinez 10 Robertson MID
Michael Visarraga 12 Penasco MID
Tim Bernard 11 Pojoaque MID
Brandon Gurule 12 Penasco FWD
Daniel Herrera 12 Questa FWD
Henry Robertson 10 Robertson FWD
Nick Bodrug 12 Moreno Valley FWD
2nd-Team
Name Grade School Position
Cristobal Gallegos 11 Questa GK
Gloria Medina 10 Questa DEF
Joseph McCartney 11 Questa DEF
Mark Hidalgo 11 Robertson DEF
Tobin Lobdell 11 Robertson DEF
Cody Brown 11 Moreno Valley MID
Josh Cardenas 11 Questa MID
Lewis Gaffney 10 Moreno Valley MID
R.J. McNellis 11 Robertson MID
Bobbie Bodrug 10 Moreno Valley FWD
Fernando Montoya 12 Penasco FWD
Hector Caldera 11 Pojoaque FWD
Julio Ramirez 10 Questa FWD
Honorable Mention
Name Grade School Position
Benito Salazar 12 Pojoaque GK
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Daniel Herrera 12 Questa FWD
Nick Bodrug 12 Moreno Valley FWD
Coach of the Year
Name School
Debra Ledford Moreno Valley

Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District - 2
1st-Team
Name Grade School Position
Billy Scarborough 12 Santa Fe Prep GK
Gabe Ortiz 12 St. Michael's DEF
Jebb Norton 12 Santa Fe Prep DEF
Jett Pendleton 12 St. Michael's DEF
Lucas Henderson 12 Monte Del Sol DEF
Alex Kokesh 10 Desert Academy MID
Gabe Patterson 12 St. Michael's MID
Grant Duke 12 St. Michael's MID
Robby Medeiros 12 St. Michael's MID
Eric Fishback 11 St. Michael's FWD
Jeff Najjar 12 St. Michael's FWD
Kevin King 11 Portales FWD
Paawee Rivera 12 Santa Fe Prep FWD
2nd-Team
Name Grade School Position
Ryan Keffer 11 Monte Del Sol GK
Brian Lewis 10 Santa Fe Prep DEF
Dana Coffman 12 Desert Academy DEF
Doug Sperling 11 St. Michael's DEF
Keith Keller 11 Monte Del Sol DEF
Dylan Marshall 11 Monte Del Sol MID
Josh Lochner 11 Desert Academy MID
Max Hogan 12 Santa Fe Prep MID
Nick Gerber 10 Desert Academy MID
Edgar Davila 8 Waldorf School FWD
McCall Sides 10 Santa Fe Prep FWD
Ram Rattan-Khalsa 10 Desert Academy FWD
Seth Christiansen 10 Portales FWD
Honorable Mention
Name Grade School Position
Brad Linch 11 Waldorf School DEF
Cody Small 10 Portales DEF
Seth Kaufman 11 Santa Fe Prep MID
Tony Burling 10 Waldorf School MID
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Grant Duke 12 St. Michael's MID
Possessor of superb soccer skills with game-changing abilities, Grant has also matured into a first class team leader on and off the pitch.
Paawee Rivera 12 Santa Fe Prep FWD
As a Captain, Paawee has been the heart of the Griffins. He loves soccer, is always positive and works at 110% every game.
Coach of the Year
Name School
Merritt Brown St. Michael's
"Merritt is simply the most courageous coach Iknow. He has kept the spirit of (his son) Jensen alive not only on his team, but throughout the district and state. He is the calm, competitive and caring coach that we all aspire to be." (signed by Hersch Wilson, Head Coach, Santa Fe Prerp.

Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District - 3
1st-Team
Name Grade School Position
Kenneth DeCosta 11 Socorro GK
Avery Ngo 11 Socorro DEF
Julio Rosales 10 Hatch Valley DEF
Leonel Lerma 12 Ruidoso DEF
Mario Escobar 12 Ruidoso DEF
Erik Garcia 11 Socorro MID
Ismael Nieto 12 Hatch Valley MID
Jacob Rigsby 11 Ruidoso MID
Neil Hoffer 12 Ruidoso MID
Baski Baker 12 Socorro FWD
Elisha Martin 11 Ruidoso FWD
Josh Reid 12 Socorro FWD
Mario Varela 11 Ruidoso FWD
2nd-Team
Name Grade School Position
Victor Banuelos 11 Hatch Valley GK
Andrew Gilliland 11 Ruidoso DEF
Justin Zuni 12 Ruidoso DEF
Raleigh Lane 11 NM Military Inst. DEF
Sohaib Soliman 12 Socorro DEF
Brenden Bush 12 Ruidoso MID
Daniel Oh 11 NM Military Inst. MID
Gaetano Stanzione 12 Socorro MID
Oscar Rosales 9 Hatch Valley MID
Juan Vasquez 12 Hatch Valley FWD
Pablo Valles 12 NM Military Inst. FWD
Ruben Doria 11 NM Military Inst. FWD
Rugelio Barrera 11 Ruidoso FWD
Honorable Mention
Name Grade School Position
Beto Fernandez 9 Ruidoso GK
Enrique Hudson 11 NM Military Inst. GK
Jorge Camou 11 NM Military Inst. DEF
Keith Yeager 11 Ruidoso DEF
Jorge Varela 10 Ruidoso MID
Rafeal Santero 12 Socorro MID
Kevin Urban 11 Socorro FWD
Rafeal Cardenas 11 NM Military Inst. FWD
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Baski Baker 12 Socorro FWD
2nd Leading Scorer in the State, Great Distributer with the ball to teammates
Mario Varela 11 Ruidoso FWD
Best All Around Player
Coach of the Year
Name School
Craig Washnok Ruidoso
District Champs, Drawing a Second Seed in State, Establishing a Winning Program

Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District - 4
1st-Team
Name Grade School Position
Doug Passalaqua 11 Sandia Prep GK
Griffin Ferrante 10 Bosque School DEF
Nate Tarantino 12 Hope Christian DEF
Peter Rothfeld 12 Sandia Prep DEF
Ryan Wheaton 11 Hope Christian DEF
Bronson Duran 11 Sandia Prep MID
Evan Boulanger 12 Sandia Prep MID
Owen Lopez 12 Bosque School MID
Richard Mackoy 12 East Mountain MID
Eli Scantlen 11 Bosque School FWD
Kevin Pohl 11 East Mountain FWD
Pat Longley 11 Sandia Prep FWD
Robert Barkoff 11 Bosque School FWD
2nd-Team
Name Grade School Position
Alex Starynsk 10 Bosque School GK
Luis Contreras 12 East Mountain DEF
Miles Kerr 12 Sandia Prep DEF
Nick Valley 10 Bosque School DEF
Tyler Miller 9 Sandia Prep DEF
Aidan Grummer 12 Sandia Prep MID
Allen Moss 12 Hope Christian MID
Drew Jameson 10 Hope Christian MID
Evan Godin 12 East Mountain MID
Ben Brennan 9 Sandia Prep FWD
Derek Gay 10 Bosque School FWD
Felipe Galvis 8 Bosque School FWD
Isiah Madrid 8 Hope Christian FWD
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Doug Passalaqua 11 Sandia Prep GK
Team leader and captain. One of the best goalkeepers in state also a great field player.
Coach of the Year
Name School
Tommy Smith Sandia Prep
Led his team to a 15-5 regular season record, winning district and playing one of the toughest schedules.

Boys 2008-2009 A-AAA District Teams

District - 5
1st-Team
Name Grade School Position
Jared Payton 8 Miyamura
Reyes Robert 12 Gallup Catholic GK
Brice Blonco 12 Gallup Catholic DEF
David Corbett 11 Bloomfield DEF
Isaiah Baca 12 Rehoboth DEF
Josh Holwerda 12 Rehoboth DEF
Michael Ippel 10 Rehoboth DEF
Tony Cordova 10 Bloomfield DEF
Ben Baugh 9 Bloomfield MID
Ben Howell 11 Bloomfield MID
Brett Cherney 12 Rehoboth FWD
Jose Gutierrez 9 Bloomfield FWD
Russell Kamps 12 Rehoboth FWD
Honorable Mention
Name Grade School Position
Jonathan Hutchinson 9 Miyamura
Ethan Esparza 12 Rehoboth MID
Chris Rowberry 12 Gallup Catholic FWD
Player of the Year
Name Grade School Position
Brett Cherney 12 Rehoboth FWD
Leading scorer in the state the last two years, excellent young man.
Coach of the Year
Name School
James Rich Rehoboth
Great first year coach.

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