Rivers' Reynolds voted girls soccer player of year by coaches
Jan 24, 2013 (The Columbian - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
Columbia River forward Maddie Reynolds was selected the state Class 3A MVP of the all-state girls soccer team, as voted on by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association members and other high school coaches across the state.
Reynolds helped the Chieftains win the Class 3A state championship. Coach Filomon Afenegus was selected as the 3A coach of the year.
Reynolds was joined on the 3A all-state first team by teammate Sarah Case, a defender.
Earning spots on the second team were Hudson's Bay midfielder Alexa Whitney and Columbia River defender Taylor Hallquist.
Evergreen forward Nicole Mattson and Camas defender Carly Marshall earned spots on the Class 4A first team. Union forward Bobbi Eckler, Union midfielder Carlee Maluenda and Camas midfielder Jamie Carter earned honorable mention.
Hockinson forwards Kavita Battan and Aurora Bodenhamer made the Class 2A second team. Ridgefield midfielder Lizzie Vance, Hockinson midfielder Rylee Seekins, Ridgefield defender Carly Estes and Hockinson defender Maya Nicol earned honorable mention.
At Class 1A, La Center midfielder Byrnne Dykes made the second team. King's Way Christian midfielder Heidi Fronk earned honorable mention.
Honor for O'Rourke -- Columbia River football coach John O'Rourke will be inducted into the Washington State Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame during ceremonies Saturday in Everett.
O'Rourke will be part of a class of inductees that includes Dave Lutes (Kentwood), Bill Beattie (Olympia) and Del Tally (Okanogan, Sunnyside, Mark Morris and North Beach).
Union 59, Camas 12 -- Daniel Rice and Sam Berry recorded pins as the Titans rolled to an easy win to complete a 5-0 season in the Class 4A Greater St. Helens League.
Kelso 51, Hudson's Bay 24 -- Gunnar Metzger recorded a pin and Jovanny Quinterro, Joey Bomers, Blair Simpson and Austin King-Rintala recorded wins, but it was not enough for Hudson's Bay.
The win gave Kelso a 4-1 record in the 3A GSHL and sets up a potential three-way tie for the league title with Bay and Mountain View.
Bay (3-1) will complete its regular season against Columbia River on Friday, while Mountain View (3-1)wrestles against Prairie on Friday.
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