Katie Stella State MVP, Nicole Gabelein Coach of the Year


Area girls soccer players earn all-state honors

King’s Stella named the Class 1A MVP
by Everett Herald Staff

Katie Stella of King’s High School has been named the 2017 Class 1A Girls Most Valuable Player by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association.

The organization announced its MVPs, coaches of the year and all-state teams Wednesday.

Stella, a senior forward, led the Knights to the Class 1A state title in November. She scored King’s lone goal in regulation in a 2-1 shootout victory over Cascade-Leavenworth in the title game.

King’s coach Nicole Gabelein was named the 1A coach of the year.

Here are the complete teams:

Girls Soccer

2017 WSSCA All-State Teams

CLASS 1A

MVP—Katie Stella, King’s

Coach of the Year—Nicole Gabelein, King’s

First Team

Forwards—Katie Stella, sr., King’s; Ashley Parton, sr., Cascade-Leavenworth; Nicole Souply, sr., Cascade Christian; Aubree Skone, jr., Warden.

Midfielders—Kamryn Fiscus, jr., La Salle; Libby Hielkema, jr., Lynden Christian; Lauren Richardson, sr., Cascade-Leavenworth; Elise Schey, sr., King’s Way Christian.

Defenders—Katie Granstrom, jr., Montesano; Hannah Hodgson, soph., Deer Park; Cami Knishka, sr., Cashmere; Kayla Ngai, jr., Overlake.

Goalkeeper—Emerson Richmond-Burke, jr., Seattle Academy.

Second Team

Forwards—Emily Gaines, sr., Cascade-Leavenworth; Alyssa Figy, sr., Lakeside (Nine-Mile Falls); Jessie Thomas, jr., Deer Park; Ariel Loften, soph., Kiona-Benton.

Midfielders—Hailey Sargent, sr., Klahowya; Brixie Mendoza, Naches Valley; Grace Terrill, soph., Cle Elum; Chloe Diaz, soph., Cashmere.

Defenders—Emma Culberson, jr., King’s; Lauren Desmarais, jr., La Salle; Kiya Gere, sr., Seton Catholic; Amber Kolb, jr., King’s Way Christian.

Goalkeeper—Haylee Perkinson, sr., Montesano.

Honorable Mention

Forwards—Lucia Rosenast, jr., Seattle Academy; Samantha Stanfield, sr., Montesano; Noelia Juarez, sr., Royal; Aimie Martin, jr., Cashmere.

Midfielders—Bailey Whitney, jr., Warden; Emma Fleming, sr., King’s; Sofia Beachman, jr., Overlake; Grace Erdmann, soph., Cashmere; McKenna Ragen, jr., University Prep.

Defenders—Madison Wheeler, sr., Kiona-Benton; Kascia Muscutt, soph., Cascade; Faith Kipnis, sr., Overlake; Victoria Driscoll, soph., Cascade; Taylor Beardemphl, sr., Cascade Christian.

Goalkeeper—Morgan Smith, sr., Connell.