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Blair, McDonald, Hodges earn honors

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Los Alamos’ girls soccer team picked up a pair of top postseason honors in District 2-4A and the Hilltopper boys picked up a third this year.
Los Alamos’ Catie McDonald, one of the most prolific goal scorers in Class 4A this season, was named Offensive Player of the Year in 2-4A girls soccer. The postseason honors were released Monday.
Meanwhile, two Hilltopper fullbacks, one for the boys and one for the girls, picked up Defensive Player of the Year honors. Stephanie Blair was the girls 2-4A top defender of 2013, while Brandon Hodges earned the boys 2-4A award.
Los Alamos’ girls were the 2013 district champions and Los Alamos’ boys finished second behind Capital.
Santa Fe’s Keith Richards and Capital’s Eugene Doyle were named Coaches of the Year.
All but two players named to the girls first team were from Los Alamos or Santa Fe, the 2-4A runner-up.
Los Alamos’ girls earned five first-team nods, along with the two Player of the Year honors, while Los Alamos’ boys earned three first team honors.

Here are the boys and girls selections for the All-District 2-4A teams:

Girls

First team

Yadira Alvarez, Bernalillo
Teresa Membreno, Capital
Chandler Art, Los Alamos
Sarah Criscuolo, Los Alamos
Kristin Funsten, Los Alamos
Jessica Heironimus, Los Alamos
Meghan McDonald, Los Alamos
Carley Cook, Santa Fe
Bryanna Garcia, Santa Fe
Elena Lemus, Santa Fe
Mia Melchor, Santa Fe
Se’a Torres O’Neal, Santa Fe
Tiffany Trujillo, Santa Fe

Second team

Lois Delara, Bernalillo
Ximena Ruiz, Bernalillo
Micheld Martinez, Bernalillo
Ashely Gomez, Capital
Yeimy Lemus, Capital
Beatriz Lozoya, Capital
Sabrina Nottke, Capital
Alondra Perez, Capital
Elena Atencio, Los Alamos
Julia Haagenstad, Los Alamos
Jordan Henson, Los Alamos
Eliana Bell, Santa Fe
Ursual Vold, Santa Fe

Offensive Player of the Year

Catie McDonald, Los Alamos

Defensive Player of the Year

Stephanie Blair, Los Alamos

Coach of the Year

Keith Richards, Santa Fe

Boys

First team

Luis Daniel Aranda, Bernalillo
Edgar Armenta, Bernalillo
Jesus Garcia, Capital
Helian Najera, Capital
Jairo De Paz, Capital
Diego Pichardo, Capital
Luis Rios-Olivas, Capital
Chris Parker, Los Alamos
Eric Schmalz, Los Alamos
Collin Stone, Los Alamos
Josue De Luna, Santa Fe
Armando Hernandez, Santa Fe
Trent Spencer, Santa Fe

Second team

Moises De Santiago, Bernalillo
Isaac Gutierrez, Bernalillo
Victor Martinez, Bernalillo
Ruben Rodriguez, Bernalillo
Brayan Perez, Capital
Rey Tapia, Capital
Joe Roback, Los Alamos
Thomas Routiaux, Los Alamos
William Steinkamp, Los Alamos
Skyler Veenis, Los Alamos
Daniel Matzir, Santa Fe
Edgar Sanchez, Santa Fe
Eliga Wolverton, Santa Fe

Offensive Player of the Year

Jason Alarcon, Capital

Defensive Player of the Year

Brandon Hodges, Los Alamos

Coach of the Year

Eugene Doyle, Capital