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Spencer Sampliner, of Dawson tries to hug Jesse Isenhart, after Isenhart’s goal. Alexander Dawson School loses to Ridgway 2-1 in the 2A state championship game on November 16, 2019.

F — Mawolo Easton, Sr., Broomfield: Easton led the Front Range League with 19 goals. The first-team all-state player in Class 5A had six multi-goal games.

F — Gustavo Gutierrez, Sr., Broomfield: Nicknamed “Goose”, the senior was named an All-American by the United Soccer Coaches, the Class 5A player of the year by CHSAA and was the Front Range League co-player of the year.

F — Blake Hansen, Sr., Legacy: Hansen, a threat to score at every touch, finished the year with 18 goals and 13 assists. The first-team all-state player in 5A was also the Front Range League co-player of the year. He finished the season with 49 points.

F — Christian Nunez, Sr., Centaurus: The first-team all-state player of the year in Class 4A had 20 goals and 17 assists, leading the Warriors all the way to the state quarterfinals. His career ends with 63 goals and 50 assists.

F — Fernando Ruiz, Sr., Centaurus: Ruiz crossed the 20-goal threshold for a third straight year, finishing with 20 goals and four assists. He had 64 goals and 18 assists in his career.

F — Arroll Taekla, Jr., Boulder: The junior was named first-team all-state in 5A. Named the team’s offensive player of the year, per Boulder coach Hardy Kalisher, he helped the Panthers reach the semifinals with nine goals and 10 assists.

MF — Jesse Isenhart, Sr., Dawson: The creative playmaker and first-team all-state player in 2A led the Mustangs to their first state title game in two decades. He finished with 19 goals and 11 assists.

MF — Joey Joiner, Sr., Legacy: Joiner had 13 goals and 12 assists, part of a dazzling attack that had Legacy ranked first in the state for much of the year.

MF — Jake Maurek, Sr., Legacy: A talented finisher, Maurek scored 13 goals and tallied six assists for a program that won its second conference championship in program history, per Lightning coach Anthony Romano, and had its most wins ever.

MF/F — Dylan McIntosh, Jr., Holy Family: The Tri-Valley League player of the year had 15 goals and 16 assists. He was also named a second-team all-state player in 4A.

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Fairview’s Sebastien Mazur, left, was strong in the midfield for the Knights once again in 2019.

MF — Sebastien Mazur, Jr., Fairview: Mazur was strong all over the field for the Knights, who claimed the eighth seed in the postseason. Multiple opposing coaches from the Front Range League singled out is high play this season.

MF — Sam Phillips, Sr., Boulder: Phillips turned a great regular-season campaign into a dominating postseason. The first-team all-state player in 5A scored in each one of the Panthers’ four playoff games, including netting the walk-off winner against Mountain Vista.

D — Bishal Ellison, Sr., Boulder: The second-team all-state player in 5A was named the team’s defensive player of the year and was a first-team Front Range League selection.

D — Jake Ketchner Sr., Fairview: A strong boot on one end, shutdown defense the other, Ketchner was named second-team all-state in 5A.

D — Evan Stearns, Sr., Broomfield: Stearns was a big reason why the Eagles were able to slow down the dynamic offenses from Fairview, Legacy, Boulder and Regis Jesuit in the postseason. He was named first-team all-state in Class 5A.

D — Jacob Van Ens, Sr., Silver Creek: Van Ens was named the Northern League player of the year, per Raptors coach Rob Johnson, and was named all-state second team in 4A. The 6-foot-5 standout was the team’s defensive anchor and he also added four goals.

GK — Carter Melton, Sr., Fairview: Fearless in net, Melton again dazzled for the Knights. He’s arguably the best keeper in the area.

GK — Jack Stoecker, Sr., Broomfield: The Santa Clara commit was no better than in the state finals against Regis Jesuit. Calm and collected, he held one of the top offenses in 5A to nothing.

Coach of the year — Jim Davidson, Broomfield: He led the Eagles to their eighth state title, most by any soccer program in state history.


Colten Armstrong, Sr., Legacy; Ryan Bennett, Sr., Legacy; Micah Blackburn, Sr., Boulder; Ross Bosley, Sr., Silver Creek; Zach Crooks, So., Erie; Zane Doehring, So., Frederick; Jeff Fitzjohn, Sr., Erie; Sam Freedman, Jr., Dawson School; Patrick Grady, Jr., Peak to Peak; Cole Greany, Sr., Holy Family; Brandon Hansen, Sr., Legacy; Jack Haynes, Fr., Prospect Ridge Academy; Evan Hutson, So., Erie;

Aidan James, Sr., Legacy; Andrew Kehmeier, Sr., Legacy; Carter Kruse, Jr., Niwot; Josh Kurtz, So., Mead; Raudel Manjarrez, Sr., Centaurus; Cole Manuel, Jr., Erie; Sebastien Mazur, Jr., Fairview; Salvador Medrano, Sr., Skyline; Alex Mercier, Sr., Fairview; Blake Nemeth, Jr., Erie; Jackson Osborn, Sr., Centaurus; Jared Osteen, Sr., Niwot;

Kyle Pardoe, Jr., Holy Family; Ander Poitras-Lazcano, Sr., Silver Creek; Anthony Quidachay, Sr., Legacy; Jonas Ricke, Jr., Dawson School; Dhani Russell, Sr., Silver Creek; Alex Sands, Jr., Silver Creek; Wyatt Schroth, Jr., Frederick; Andrew Smith, So., Jefferson Academy; Gabriel Sosa, Sr., Skyline; Manuel Soto, Sr., Niwot; Keegan Stobbe, Jr., Niwot; Rio Sueyoshi, Sr., Dawson School;

Connor Taylor, Jr., Longmont; Alex Troso, Sr., Holy Family; Andrew Van Ens, So., Silver Creek; Dylan Weiss, Sr., Silver Creek.

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Silver Creek’s Jacob Van Ens, center, was the Northern League player of the year in 2019.