Star Times all-area girls soccer team
Star Times all-area girls soccer players are selected by The Seattle Times staff and freelancers from schools in King and Snohomish counties, or in Metro and WesCo.
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Tahoma, F, Sr.
One of three NCAA Division I commits for the Bears, the Nevada-bound player had 21 goals and five assists. The Maple Valley school finished third for the second year in a row in Class 4A. Big target player was named Co-MVP of SPSL North with teammate Hooks.
Bainbridge, F, Jr.
The crafty Vukic was a troublesome matchup for Metro League opponents. The Spartans' biggest offensive threat piled up 26 goals and 10 assists. The Metro Mountain MVP is one of the toughest marks in the state with her speed and precision.
Mount Si, F, Sr.
She was one of the toughest marks in KingCo 3A/2A and was named Co-MVP of that league, with Mercer Island goalkeeper Corey Goelz. The UNLV recruit supplied 13 goals and 10 assists for the 10-5-2 team from Snoqualmie.
Lindbergh, F, Sr.
The 2A Eagles got a big offensive boost from Aylward's 32 goals and 13 assists. The 4.0 student helped the Renton school tie for first in the Seamount League and reach the state playoffs for the first time since 2010. Aylward missed her junior season with an injury.
Issaquah, MF, Sr.
The creative, heady central midfielder made the Eagles go and, despite playing with a knee injury in the Final Four, led Issaquah to a runner-up state finish in Class 4A. The two-time KingCo 4A most valuable player tallied 17 goals and 14 assists. A quality student, the 4-foot-11 Thomas always played big and will play at NCAA Division III Williams College in Massachusetts next fall.
Tahoma, MF, Sr.
Every team facing the Bears, ranked No. 1 in the state all season and No. 7 nationally, game-planned around the speedy and unselfish Hooks, named Co-MVP of SPSL North Division with teammate Henke. Colorado commit piled up 15 goals and 28 assists and finished her four-year career with 35 goals and 76 assists. Had a pair of assists as Tahoma finished third in 4A state playoffs.
Redmond, MF, Sr.
The Notre Dame recruit played through shin splints to help the Mustangs win their first KingCo tournament title since 1991, beating eventual state champ Skyline 1-0 in the KingCo 4A title match. Hayman, who missed almost half the season, finished with eight goals and one assist. Redmond finished 11-5-2 and reached the first round of the state playoffs.
Skyline, D, Sr.
First-team All-KingCo 4A player was in the running for league MVP despite being a defender. Senior captain was a lockdown defender and was valuable taking free kicks. Had three goals and five assists as Skyline of Sammamish won its fourth 4A state title in five years.
Holy Names, D, Sr.
The future Pacific Lutheran University player anchored a tough defense for the Seattle school, which entered the 3A Final Four on a nine-match unbeaten streak. The Cougars (16-6-2) outscored foes 61-23 and had 11 shutouts in placing third in the state, Holy Names' best finish since taking third in 2007.
Everett, D, Sr.
Sittauer was a key to Seagulls' two-year run of 33-7-2. The senior co-captain and Seattle University commit had six goals and three assists, leading Everett to the 3A state quarterfinals and a 15-5-1 record. Helped her team to 13 shutouts. Was a second-team all-state pick last season.
Mercer Island, GK, Sr.
Goelz was instrumental in a turnaround season for the Islanders, who went 14-4-2 and earned their first 3A state berth since 2009. Had a 0.70 goals-against average with 74 saves and nine shutouts. Stopped three penalty kicks in shootout win over Interlake in conference tournament. KingCo 3A/2A Co-MVP with Mount Si forward Miranda Rawlings.
Coach of the Year
Mitalas provided the leadership to help the Cougars from Seattle finish third in the Class 3A state playoffs, their best finish since 2007 and third top-four finish at state.
Holy Names finished 16-6-2 under the fifth-year coach after a 2-3 start as the Metro League team battled early-season injuries and illnesses.