Girls Soccer

2019 Star-Telegram Girls Soccer All-Area team highlighted by Oklahoma Sooners commit

Introducing the Fort Worth Star-Telegram girls soccer all-area team for the 2019 season.

Check back at dfwvarsity.com for the boys soccer all-area team, led by Sam Houston’s Jose Ortiz.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Taylor Tufts, Carroll

The Oklahoma bound attacking center-midfielder was voted District 5-6A MVP and 6A all-state after recording 31 goals, second on the team, and a team-high 24 assists. It’s only the second 30-20 season in program history (2002).

Tufts also scored 11 game-winning goals, tied most in a single season. Carroll won the 6A state title, 5-0 over Tompkins.

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Carroll senior and Oklahoma signee Taylor Tufts scored two goals during a 3-0 win over Frenship in the 6A Region I semifinals Friday April 12, 2019 at McKinney ISD Stadium. Matthew Smith Southlake Sports Pics

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Madi Drenowatz, Carroll

The Dragons won their first state title since 2008, where Drenowatz registered a hat trick, tied most in a state title game in the largest classification for UIL girls soccer. She was voted 6A state title game MVP.

Drenowatz, who was 6A all-state, was named TGCA player of the year and finished with 34 goals, tied for third most in a single season in program history. She also scored 11 game-winning goals.

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Southlake Carroll senior Madi Drenowatz. Matthew Smith Southlake Sports Pics

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Brianna Gajewski, Grapevine

The senior captain led a defensive front that allowed 13 goals in 27 games. This including 17 shutouts.

Gajewski was voted District 7-5A Defensive Player of the Year and a 5A first-team defender.

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Grapevine’s Brianna Gajewski advances the ball up the sideline during the second half of Saturday’s Class 5A final against Frisco Centennial at Georgetown ISD Athletic Complex. Matt Martinez

GOAL KEEPER OF THE YEAR

Tatum Krueger, Legacy

The Sam Houston State signee recorded 21 shutouts as the Broncos won the District 5-5A title and reached the state tournament, a first for any girls team in Mansfield ISD history.

Legacy finished 5A state runner-up and Krueger was named to the state all-tournament team.

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Mansfield Legacy senior Tatum Krueger will continue her career with Sam Houston State. Aidee Esquivel-Geist Courtesy

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Ashlyn Laughley, Aledo

The freshman standout led the team with 24 goals and was second with 17 assists.

Laughley was voted District 4-5A Newcomer of the Year and 5A all-state.

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Aledo freshman Ashlyn Laughley Chris D'Avino Courtesy

COACH OF THE YEAR

Zachary Hallak, Legacy

Just in his second season as Legacy head coach, the Broncos reached the 5A state title game.

The Broncos finished 24-2-2 and had a goal differential of 100-15.

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Mansfield ISD administration congratulate Legacy senior Tatum Krueger and coach Zachary Hallak on their 5A state runner-up finish vs. Highland Park, Saturday April 20, 2019. Brian Gosset bgosset@star-telegram.com

FIRST TEAM

M/F Ashton Wright, Grapevine: 7-5A MVP and 2nd team all-state; 21 goals, 17 assists

M/F Caylen Wright, Joshua: ACU signee had 28 goals, won District MVP for fourth time

M/F Jackie Garcia, Diamond Hill-Jarvis: 2nd team all-state, 42 goals, 23 assists

M/F Brooke Jones, Aledo: Sam Houston State signee was 1st team all-state and 4-5A MVP; 16 goals, 21 assists

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Aledo senior Brooke Jones Chris D'Avino Courtesy

M/F Kennedy Dahlin, Byron Nelson: Houston signee was 5-6A Midfielder MVP and 1st team all-region

M/F Ashley Perez, Legacy: Dallas Baptist signee was 5-5A Midfielder MVP and state all-tournament

M/F Caroline Pool, Arlington: 4-6A Midfielder MVP; Colts reached regional tourney

DEF Tara Sumer, Carroll: Baylor signee was 1st team all-district and 1st team all-state

DEF Rachel Downey, Mansfield: Sam Houston State signee was 1st team all-district, 2nd team all-state

DEF Ashli Galupi, Burl. Centennial: 1st team all-district, 2nd team all-state

GK Madi Martin, Carroll: State all-tournament, 5-6A Goalie of the Year; 17 shutouts and 102 saves

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Southlake Carroll goalie Madison Martin. Matthew Smith

SECOND TEAM

M/F Kalynn Bickford, Mansfield: Sam Houston State signee was 7-6A MVP and honorable mention all-state

M/F Madalynn Cross, Burl. Centennial: 5-5A Co-Offensive Newcomer; Spartans reached regional final

M/F Nikki Romero, Grapevine: ACU signee was 7-5A Co-Offensive MVP and 1st team all-state; 23 goals, 15 assists

M/F Johana Rodriguez, South Hills: Registered 27 goals and 26 assists

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FW South Hills sophomore Johana Rodriguez (10) and senior Karen Sarellano celebrate the Scorpions 2-0 victory over Aledo in the 5A Region I area round at South HIlls HS, April 3, 2018. The Scorpions are headed to the regional quarterfinals for the first time. Max Faulkner mfaulkner@star-telegram.com

M/F Belerica Oquendo, Euless Trinity: TCU signee and 3-6A MVP had 13 goals and 17 assists

M/F Caitlin Buendia, Castleberry: Registered 31 goals and 22 assists; Lions reached regional tourney

M/F Alex Whitcraft, Coll. Heritage: 7-5A Offensive Newcomer and honorable mention all-region

DEF Mary Trantham, Arlington: 1st team all-district and 2nd team all-region

DEF Apolonia Wright, Burl. Centennial: 5-5A Defensive MVP and 1st team all-region

DEF Lexi Luna, Legacy: Texas State signee was 1st team all-district and state all-tournament

GK Michele Snow, Birdville: Ouachita Baptist signee was 7-5A Goalie of the Year and 1st team all-state; 215 saves, 10 shutouts

HONORABLE MENTION

M/F Cristal Saldivar, South Hills: Registered 37 goals and 12 assists

M/F Ashley Wilson, North Crowley: 4-6A Offensive MVP had 30 goals and 11 assists

M/F Kara Moore, Azle: 7-5A Co-Offensive MVP; 22 goals, 5 assists

M/F Sydney Nobles, Carroll: Texas signee had 12 goals and 8 assists

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Carroll senior and Texas signee Sydney Nobles (9) up against a Frenship player during the 6A Region I tournament, Friday April 12, 2019 at McKinney ISD Stadium. Matthew Smith Southlake Sports Pics

M/F Jordan Walker, Burleson: 1st team all-district and honorable mention all-region

M/F Lexi Beck, Crowley: 5-5A MVP and honorable mention all-state

M/F Avery Hutka, Nolan Catholic: Registered 29 goals and 13 assists

DEF Hannah Gage, Byron Nelson: ACU commit was 1st team all-district and 1st team all-region

DEF Madeline Bryant, Carroll: Baylor signee was 1st team all-district

DEF Kayla Aston, Mid. Heritage: 12-4A Defensive MVP and 1st team all-state; Jags allowed 8 goals in 28 games

GK Hannah Falks, Arlington: 1st team all-district and 1st team all-region; 9 goals allowed, 17 shutouts in 24 games

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