SHP's Gaa is named the MVP on All- WBAL soccer team

Gunn's Starr receives an MVP award on All-SCVAL De Anza Division boys' team

Four-year starter Reid Gaa helped the Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team run the table in the West Bay Athletic League this season as the Gators went 14-0 and captured the championship. Gaa, primarily a defender who was responsible for a solid defense, was rewarded for his efforts this season by being named the league's Most Valuable Player. The Gators finished the season 16-4 with a loss in the opening round of the Central Coast Section Division III playoffs.

In the SCVAL De Anza Division, senior Michael Starr of Gunn was named the Offensive MVP.


Most Valuable Player: Reid Gaa (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr.

First Team

Riley Fallon (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr.; Nick Hutter (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr.; Cameron Bell (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr.; Jackson Badger (Menlo) Sr.; Sanjay Padval (Menlo) Sr.; Vikram Padval (Menlo) Sr.; Guillermo Talancon (Priory) Jr.; Evan Filipcyzk (Priory) Jr.; Mike Amick (Harker) Fr.; Andy Perez (Harker) Fr.; Trevor Assef (Crystal Springs) Sr.; Tony Capiriza (Pinewood) Jr.; Darryl Sepulveda (Eastside Prep) Sr.; Amir Pappu (King's Academy) Sr.

Second Team

Andrew Liotta (Sacred Heart Prep) So.; Kyle Scherba (Sacred Heart Prep) Jr.; Joseph Bolous (Sacred Heart Prep) Fr.; Max Polkinhorne (Sacred Heart Prep) So.; Henry Bard (Menlo) Jr.; Coby Joseph (Menlo) Sr.; Timmy Costa (Menlo) Fr.; John Kim (Priory) So.; Tommy Shields (Priory) Sr.; Evan Finney (Priory) Fr.; Stefan Eckhardt (Harker); Jose Costa (Harker); Christian Rosales (Eastside Prep); Jesus Magana (Eastside Prep)

Honorable Mention

Jack Odell (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr.; Alec Mishra (Sacred Heart Prep) Jr.; Brendan Spillane (Sacred Heart Prep) Fr.; Alex Bruggar (Priory) Jr.; Gustavo Jimenez (Eastside Prep) Sr.; Ernie Martinez (Eastside Prep) Sr.; Richard Somers (Crystal Springs); Luke Porter (King's Academy)


Most Valuable Player: Riley Hanley (Mtn.View) Jr.

Defensive MVP: Juan Morales (Los Altos) Jr.

Offensive MVP: Michael Starr (Gunn) Sr.

MVP Goalie: Tristan Kelly (Mtn. View) Sr.

First Team

Jenner Fox (Palo Alto) Sr.; Ethan Plant (Palo Alto) Sr.; John Richardson (Palo Alto) Jr.; Scott Baer (Gunn) Sr.; Sterling Hancock (Gunn) Sr.; Jorge Salazar (Gunn) So.; Akash Nigam (Mtn. View) Sr.; Michael Fanton (Mtn.View) Sr.; Raspreet Sandhu (Mtn. View) Jr.; Mackenzie Kelly (Mtn.View) Jr.; Matt Geirger (Mtn.View) Sr.; Marshall Finch (Los Gatos) So. Goalie; Alec Smoley (Los Gatos) Sr.; Ronan Hayes (Los Gatos) Sr.; Brad Radonich (Los Gatos) Sr.; Eric Safai (Los Altos) Sr.; Lucan Champenois (Los Altos) So. Goalie; Dinesh Prasad (Milpitas) Sr.; Martin Lopez (Milpitas) Sr.; Alex Onishi (Monta Vista) Jr.

Second Team

John Anderton (Palo Alto) Sr.; Alex Freeman (Palo Alto) Sr.; Sammy Hayward (Gunn) So.; Konrad Guzinski (Gunn) Sr.; Michael Pousso (Mtn. View) Jr.; Jordan Coff (Mtn. View) Sr.; Andy Heimer (Los Gatos) Jr.; Hayden Senter (Los Gatos) Sr.; Harry Rojas (Los Altos) So.; Josh Otheno (Los Altos) Fr.; Arthur Hernandez (Milpitas) Sr.; Josh LeFevre (Monta Vista) Jr.


MVP Forward: Fernando Salazar (Woodside) Sr.

MVP Midfielder: Julie Perez-Rivera (Sequoia) Sr.

MVP Defenders: Zack Tahar (Carlmont) Jr. and Alan Conchas (Sequoia) Sr.

MVP Goalie: Alex Maricic (Burlingame) Sr.

First Team

Alan Narvaex (Sequoia) Sr.; Gerardo Madrigal (Sequoia) Sr.; David Cabiles (Carlmont) Sr.; Zade Elmowafi (Carlmont) Sr.; Gulshan Kumar (Carlmont) Sr.; Kyle Jensen (Terra Nova) Sr.; Ulysses Rivas (Terra Nova) Sr.; Nick Curlionis (Burlingame) Sr.; Wally Hansen (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.; Edgardo Molina (Menlo-Atherton) So.; Francy Gomez (San Mateo) Sr.; Cory Jacobs (San Mateo) Sr.; Brandon Fiorucci (Hillsdale) Sr.

Second Team

Juan Ramirez (Sequoia) Sr.; Michael Young (Sequoia) Sr.; Alfredo Robles (Sequoia) Jr.; Michael Rosenberg (Carlmont) Sr.;Eric Andrade (Terra Nova) Jr.; Diego Lescano (Terra Nova) Sr.; Teran Faust (Burlingame) Sr.; Esteban Morales (Burlingame) Sr.; Jesus Garcia (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.; Daniel Schulman (Woodside) Sr.; Juan Martinez (San Mateo) Sr.; Guillermo Garcia (Hillsdale) Jr.

Honorable Mention

Anibal Campos (Sequoia) Jr.; Leonardo Rosas (Sequoia) Jr.; A. J. Beloff (Carlmont) Jr.; Tanner Kaptanoglu (Carlmont) Jr.; Vladimar Cabrera (Terra Nova) Sr.; Alex Cabrera (Terra Nova) Sr.;Tobias Eccelshall (Burlingame) Sr.; Stewart Farley (Burlingame) Jr.; Will Cabral (Menlo-Atherton) So.; Aaron Oro (Menlo-Atherton) So.; Octavio Perez (Woodside) So.; Donasiano Perez (Woodside); Angel Mejia (San Mateo) So.; Jorge Monzon (San Mateo) Jr.

(All-league teams are selected by the coaches)


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Posted by Vannina Champenois
a resident of another community
on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:30 am

according to the 2010 SCVAL post season soccer report and rosters, here are some corrections to your posting:

Defensive MVP: Michael Starr (Gunn) Sr.
Offensive MVP: Juan Morales (Los Altos) Jr.

In the SCVAL De Anza Division, senior Michael Starr of Gunn was named the Defensive MVP.

Some spelling discrepancies in names: Lucas Champenois (not Lucan), Josh Okero (not Otheno)

Los Altos team parent. Thanks for making the info available to the community.

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